Questions tagged [maps]

Software to display, search, or otherwise process geographical maps

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Offline map browser on Android with offline search

I'm looking for an offline map browsing application for an Android phone. Absolute requirements: Runs on Android. Provides downloadable offline maps for the places I travel to. OpenStreetMap as a map ...
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Offline Desktop Client for OpenStreetMap on Linux

The OpenStreetMap wiki shows many, many clients and I am not sure how to navigate it all. I would want the features and appearance of the client to resemble the features and appearance of the online ...
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Map of Wikimedia Commons pictures

Context While doing tourism, I use the Wikimedia Commons app to send pictures of monuments to Commons (a repository of free media). Most minor monuments are not on Commons, but the Eiffel Tower has ...
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Offline OpenStreetMap with vector maps for Windows Phone?

I am using an HTC 7 Pro and I am looking for an OpenStreetMap app where I can download offline maps as vector maps. I need OpenStreetMap because the maps are very good in my area of Argentina. (...
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Real-time traffic information in OsmAnd+

I use OsmAnd+ on my Android device(s) and I'm quite happy with it - both maps (OpenStreetMap) and navigation are good enough. One of the main thing I feel is missing though is some sort of real-time ...
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Offline Vector Map for Windows Mobile

I’d like to use an offline vector map (not bitmap) with more or less up-to-date map data on my Windows Mobile 6 Professional (Windows CE-based, not related to Windows Phone) device. (These devices ...
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App for Android that reads Open Street Map data but can be used as a GPS or for Directions [duplicate]

I want to use Open Street Map data but the Open Street Map website does not have these features. The main features I need are directions and turn by turn GPS navigation.
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Looking for on-road offline GPS/Nav software on Android

I'm looking for an on-road offline GPS/navigation software for Android devices. Offline means that it doesn't require an Internet connection to function, downloads its maps and stores them locally, ...
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Offline marine navigation software

Is there a good and affordable marine navigation software for OS X or Windows that includes charts? Offline usage is a must, as there's no reliable internet connection after leaving coast. Mandatory ...
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Application for calculating distance and elevation from GPX file?

Is there an application that could import GPX file and calculate travelled distance and elevation made? Such as Endomondo or RunKeeper are doing that online? I have some GPX files recorded on GPS ...
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Online photo SHARING APP to show my album pictures on map based on EXIF GPS data

I went on a hike, took a bunch of geotagged pictures, and I want to upload them and have them displayed on a map. What photo sharing services support displaying imagines from a specific user's album ...
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Convert a huge PNG picture to an interactive, zoomable map?

I generated a 65k x 65k (4 gigapixels) image that is basically a visualisation of the entire IPv4 address space from one perspective: No browser is willing to load an image that big, claiming it ...
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Mapping software for salesmen on the road

We've used Autoroute in the past because you can upload a dataset of customer delivery addresses and then, when a salesman is visiting customer X, you can enter the postcode and a radius and pull up ...
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Vector-based editor with symbol library support

I need a vector graphics editor with support for symbol libraries. So far, I've looked at xfig, Inkscape, librecad and LibreOffice Draw. What I want is something where I can quickly create new ...
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Lightweight maps webapp (alternative to Google Maps which is too slow)

I often look up an address and check where it is on a map. I was using Google Maps but recently they switched the design and it is slow/unreliable on my 2012 big-screened computer. Requirements: Can ...
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Software for creating artificial Google maps-like maps

I am willing to pay a bit, but don't want to pay professional costs for professional software - this is just idle fun. Apart from the ability to draw out the layout of roads and buildings, I'm ...
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Easily create a colored countries map

I would like to quickly create a map showing the AIIB member countries, something like this map: Ideally, I would: Open the tool Click on the countries I want to be painted with a color Ideally crop ...
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Share your own KML via web/mobile, usable with GPS navigation

I have a big KML file containing a list of places. I can convert it to other formats if needed. I want to put all of these places on a world map, and share the result. Requirements: Free Viewable ...
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Show toll fee for travel itinerary

I am looking for a program or a web service that can take as input 2 locations in the US and return the fastest itinerary by car along with the total toll fee. If possible, free and works with Windows ...
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Free software for creating maps

I am planning a book, or series of books, on best places to retire. A key portion of this/these book[s] would be maps of the areas I'll be discussing. I want to be able to show an area at any scale, ...
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Offline maps/GPS app for iOS

I am looking for a free iOS app that shows my GPS position. As a background, it should show maps up to street level, for instance using locally downloaded OpenStreetMap data like OsmAnd does. ...
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Trip summary map, using Android's GPS

I am looking for an Android application that would allow me to generate a trip summary. At the beginning of a trip, I would indicate in the application that the trip has started, and at the end of the ...
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Map an area from a smartphone GPS

I have a forest field, with paths and points of interest, and I would like to make a map of it. I cannot do it with a drone, because it's expensive and I will not see paths on pictures because of the ...
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Create custom map with roads, transport, etc

I have a large image from a game I play that I want to convert into a map with similar features to Google Maps and which can be displayed on my server using either the LAMP or WAMP environment if ...
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Creating a single large bitmap from OpenStreetMap

I need a high resolution image of a map from OpenStreetMap. The resolution has to be much higher than the one of my monitor, so I can't simply take a screenshot. A similar functionality already ...
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Map application that can balance time vs "nice itinerary"?

Not sure where to post this but since an application (local or web based) could be an answer I post it here. Use case: When I am not in a hurry when I am going somewhere by car (that is, most of the ...
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Free/Libre geography game for learning where something is located on a map

I’m looking for a geography game that can help learning where cities/countries/rivers/seas/etc. are located on maps. Ideally the game would have this workflow (but it’s not necessary to be exactly ...
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Offline map browser on iOS with offline search

I'm looking for an offline map browsing application for an iPhone. Absolute requirements: Runs on iOS 7.1 Have maps of the USA, Canada and Bahamas The application must be able to show the GPS ...
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Cartography: Software for creating high quality topographic maps

I’m looking for recommendation for (a) professional solution(s) for printing large-scale high-quality topographic map (e.g., topographic map for hiking like this one or large-scale city map like that ...
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Open source crime incident reporting tool with mapping web app [duplicate]

I'm looking for an incident reporting tool that meets these requirements, Provides a web interface Can be run on Linux Open Source Has a map where one can report crimes linked to specific places Can ...
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Open source web gallery with Exif and map support

Is there an open source web gallery I could use to present pictures and their Exif title on a map? Preferable the solution should be based on OpenStreetMap and PHP. Furthermore, an option to filter ...
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Detailed, offline web mapping for the US and United Kingdom markets

I am a developer tasked with picking a mapping solution to create choropleth maps for the US and UK markets and I am finding it extremely difficult to find a product that can meet all my requirements. ...
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Is there a map API that'll give me a list of names of all the places that are visible on the map at that moment?

With the least zoom, the names of only certain countries are displayed on the map. As the user increases zoom names of cities appear and then localities and major roads. Finally we get names at the ...
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Android navigation app that provides real time display of current speed?

I had an old Navman GPS unit and this shows the speed that I am travelling at based on GPS readings in addition to showing me navigation and routes. I have since discarded this unit and now I use ...
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Zoomable offline map

I usually receive addresses from people to use map(No addresses on net)which must be highest resolution, I often don't know where somewhere unplanned is. Just an image is fine but better if it is: ...
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Open-source city cartography tool (GIS software)

I am looking for a software product to run on a PC with either Windows or Linux and that is preferably free or open-source. I need to be able to draw roads, buildings, parks (and other green areas) ...
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Use picture as a map on Android

I have a picture of a map on my Android phone. I am looking for an app that can show my current location and direction overlaid on it. The picture shows some local features that are not available in ...
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Tool to create an interactive fantasy map

I have an image, which is a custom map for a fantasy world, and would like to be able to create a zoomable, interactive map with that image as the base, and the ability to add markers on the map. ...
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Choosing WebGIS full stack architecture

I need to build a WebGIS service. I work in Linux platforms with open-source software. I have some experience of GIS now (PostGIS, QGIS), but GIS web publishing is new to me, although I have some ...
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Software for creating lines of equal traveling time on streets from given point

In a usual route planner software like google maps you can specify a point A, let it calculate the shortest path to a point B and get an estimated traveling time. However is there a software which ...
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Web interface where I can draw objects and export PostGIS insert statements

I am looking for an application that will allow me to draw a box or polygon on a map and then export the definition in a PostGIS database so that I can insert it into my own database. Currently, my ...
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Android maps app with custom points/markers in the cloud

That description used to describe Google Maps perfectly, but lately they've been "upgrading" their web service and apps and I find both pretty unusable. Is there any other combination of Android app ...
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App to create photo tour using pictures and gpx tracks we already have

Is there a program, app or website, where you can: Upload geolocated pictures from Google Drive or your phone gallery or computer Upload gpx track Edit the default music The app should arrange the ...
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Creating polygons over maps and extract the latitude/longitude?

I'm looking for software recommendations in order to do the following: Create a polygon (by clicking with a mouse) over an area on a map Extract an array of latitudes/longitudes from the polygon ...
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Opensource map webapp builder

I need to propose an alternative exclusively built with free software and self-hosted, to an app generated with ArcGis Web AppBuilder. The data to show are only statistical indicators (education, ...
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Is there a GIS system that can be adapted for use with a warehouse or factory?

I'm trying to create a "map" of a factory for the purpose of navigation. Basically, given points A and B, what's the shortest distance between them without walking through a wall or knocking over a ...
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Check whether car exceeded speed limit between some waypoints GPX

I need a free software to check whether racing car exceeded speed limit between some waypoints. There are two .gpx files - one has waypoints and another has car track with speeds. I need something ...
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What is a simple, Windows or web app to take notes on imported map images?

I would like to take images of maps -- videogame screenshots or exports, for example -- and put notes on them. I'd rather not use just Photoshop-style text boxes (although I might have to resort to ...
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(Beautiful) animated travel maps

So, on Mac using iMovie it's super easy to create animated travel maps: Now that I am not using a Mac anymore I was wondering whether there is any cheap or free software out there which can do the ...
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A Tool/Software to show me areas I can reach within a certain time using public transports in Switzerland

I'm looking for a tool / software / service (further on 'tool') that shows me a map or returns me a list of places I can reach from a certain point of origin within an amount of time. The means of ...