OpenStreetMap vs. Mapzen Search vs. Valhalla

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Description

What is OpenStreetMap?

OpenStreetMap is built by a community of mappers that contribute and maintain data about roads, trails, cafés, railway stations, and much more, all over the world.

What is Mapzen Search?

Mapzen Search is a search engine for places worldwide, powered by open data. It turns addresses and place names into geographic coordinates, and turns geographic coordinates into places and addresses. With Mapzen Search, you’re able to turn your users’ place searches into actionable geodata and transform your geodata into real places.

What is Valhalla?

Valhalla is Mapzen’s open-source routing service for client-side routing applications and hosted solutions. If you are looking to avoid the challenge of data creation and database administration, you can get high-quality routes and navigational guidance with clear directions through a simple API call.

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Cons

What are the cons of using OpenStreetMap?
No Cons submitted yet for OpenStreetMap
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What are the cons of using Mapzen Search?
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What are the cons of using Valhalla?
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Companies

What companies use OpenStreetMap?
30 companies on StackShare use OpenStreetMap
What companies use Mapzen Search?
0 companies on StackShare use Mapzen Search
What companies use Valhalla?
0 companies on StackShare use Valhalla

Integrations

What tools integrate with OpenStreetMap?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with OpenStreetMap
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What are some alternatives to OpenStreetMap, Mapzen Search, and Valhalla?

  • Google Maps - Build highly customisable maps with your own content and imagery
  • Leaflet - JavaScript library for mobile-friendly interactive maps
  • Mapbox - Design and publish beautiful maps
  • OpenLayers - A high-performance, feature-packed library for all your mapping needs

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