OSM Link list


  • HikeBikeMap – hiking and cycling routes can be overlayed on the upper right
  •  OpenTopoMap – same as above, Topographic map, has contour lines
  • Waymarked Trails – Hiking – Hiking trails, „clickable“, .gpx Download, background can be changed to OpenTopoMap
  • Waymarked Trails – Cycling – same as above for cycle ways
  • OpenSeaMap – free nautical database
  • OpenRailwayMap – the worlds railway infrastructure on one map
  • OpenCycleMap – map made for cyclists, highlights cycle routes and pubs 😀
  • Flosm – search through informations (opening hours, telephone number…) of a lot of POIs on OpenStreetMap, see list on the left
  • F4 map and OSMbuildings – both show OpenStreetMap data in 3
  • LiveMap24 – see public transport in realtime, clickable, uses open data from public transport services
  • WheelMap – shows the wheelchair accessibility
  • Historic Maps – a map that combines OpenStreetMap with Wikipedia, shows historic objects and old maps as overlay
  • uMap – save markers, lines and shapes on different map styles, example: Map from posts of reddit.com/r/Castles
  • ÖPNV-Karte – a visualisation of the mapped public transport in OSM

Apps (all work offline)

  •  OsmAnd – very advanced but strange GUI, shows public transport and hiking symbols, opening hours, etc, has routing, downloads offline wikipedia articles to objects, Android and iOS (less functions)
  • Maps.me – fast, easy tool, no hiking tools, elementary routing, free, Android and iOS
  • Locus Map  – different map sources (also non-OSM like SwissOrdonance), has routing, Android only
  • OSMScout – GPS app with routing and social functions for Ubuntu Phone, Windows Phone, Android and iOS
  • OruxMaps – Map and sports tracker, can also connect with different bluetooth devices, Android
  • Gaia GPS – app for hikers, with search for trails and worldwide satellite and topo maps (offline only for premium users)
  • Summary of apps for Android and iOS

Routing Services

  • OpenRouteService – car, cycle and pedestrian routing with a lot of options, shows surface and type of used roads
  • Brouter Web – fast router,shows height profile, where routing table can be changed by yourself
  • GPSies – create tours for different transport modes, press „follow roads“ to get routing feature, elevation profile, lot of map layers
  • Kurviger – a route planner that prefers curvy roads and slopes, but avoid cities and highways, automatic round trips based on a given length
  • Cycle.travel –  a map made for cyclists, which has a routing and roundtrip feature
  • FacilMap – planning tours collaborative with multiple map sources and elevation profiles

Printing OpenStreetMap Maps

  • MapOSMatic – printable atlases and single paper up to A0, lot of different map styles and overlays (like Waymarked Trails), free
  • Field papers – create an atlas yourself with different map styles,
  • Inkatlas – different styles, up to 6 pages A4 for free

Advanced/Other OSM based services

  • Overpass Turbo – web based data mining tool for OpenStreetMap, linked is an example for cycle shops in Berlin
  • MapCompare – compare different map sources (Google, OSM, Here, Satellite data) with each other
  • WeeklyOSM – a blog about news in the world of OpenStreetMap
  • Lokaler Editor (beta) – create your own small maps and share them
  • OpenInfraMap – view of the world’s hidden infrastructure (power lines, petroleum and water)
  • Mapillary – an open-source Streetview-Version you can contribute to
  • Peakfinder – shows all all surrounding peaks from the given point also available as app
  • OpenFireMap – map with all the fire houses and hydrants in OSM
  • Node Density – How dense is the OpenStreetMap database?
  • Power Grid – a power line map showing for example voltages
  • OpenStreetMap Wiki – Wiki of the OSM project