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Valid Android alternative to Google Maps?

Whenever you look for an alternative to some Android app (or an Android app per se), my app listings can serve well. In this case it is: Navigation. But as on SR we don't just drop links to search ...
Izzy's user avatar
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Valid Android alternative to Google Maps?

For several years, I used what is now called MAPS.ME. One of the best features of MAPS.ME is that you can download the maps locally to your device. This means that you can use fast (and likely free) ...
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Google Sky-similar program to select celestial objects

Check out stellarium - for education, I think it is perfect. Both free and Free, cross platform, relatively easy to use. Educationally, I think providing a full package like stellarium is better ...
ivanivan's user avatar
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OpenStreetMap-based geocoding/geolocation/maps/places API

Give us a shot at UnwiredLabs and LocationIQ. We've got geolocation, geocoding and Maps APIs. For cellular + WiFi geolocation, we've got our own proprietary datasets For geocoding, we use a bunch of ...
Sagar Shewarmani's user avatar
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Mapping software to find route using KML (or GPX) file with lots of paths

This sounds like a case for using GRASS GIS with QGIS as a front end with possibly a plugin or two. (Note that you can probably get more help over at https://gis.stackexchange.com/). GRASS GIS: ...
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Free and open-source Google Maps replacement?

OK, meanhwile I found something on F-Droid: CityZen. It is open source, uses OSM and shows POIs close to the own position - and does not seem to be spyware such as Google Maps
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Free navigation app that allows me to specify my speed on different road types

Google Maps allows you to do this by setting road types you would rather avoid or by using "alternate route" methods. To change a driving route, click and hold a spot on the route and drag it to a ...
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2 votes

Is there an API or software that can provide historic traffic data?

I'd recommend taking a second look at the TomTom APIs. There should be extensive traffic history for most locations to cover your needs. This question should also partially address your concern, or at ...
Olivia V's user avatar
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OpenStreetMap-based geocoding/geolocation/maps/places API

There's a lot out there, so I'll list a few I know or have used personally. Full map stack services: Mapbox: Excellent hosted tiles, geocoding, routing, more. Uses open data as well as proprietary ...
orangejulius's user avatar
2 votes

Take my Google Maps timeline data as input, and output a map showing where I've been + all the paths I've taken

You can export entire Location history via Google takeout (select KML as output format). Next I will recommend to convert KML to GPX the location file (I use GPSBabel). Then you can use GPX Editor and ...
Romeo Ninov's user avatar
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Map application that can balance time vs "nice itinerary"?

Maybe this ? Viamichelin belongs to Michelin of the Green and Red books, and I see they have a "discovery" option for "The route option for scenic roads that may have a touristic interest."
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Converting a city street map into a graph (2D array) for graph traversal/navigation

There are quite a few elements here you will need in your data - In short, your problem isn't going to be the writing of the python script, but getting a suitable datasource. Road Data) Are you going ...
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Valid Android alternative to Google Maps?

I have been using Alpine Quest (pro version of course) for my bike travelling. (third screenshot, you can see all my summer 2022 routes and overall distance traveled - 304km) The map looks like this (...
Vladyslav Rehan's user avatar
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Seeking software to allow users to draw spatial polygons

On the assumption that you need a desktop solution, QGIS is free and open source. You can configure map layers, such as Openstreetmap, and capture polygons into a dataset, which could be a database if ...
nr_aus's user avatar
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API for driving directions given two coordinates

I would recommend giving a try to TomTom Routing API. The API is quite easy to understand. You can do 2.5k routing request per day for free. Documentation: https://developer.tomtom.com/routing-api/...
szogoon's user avatar
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1 vote

Python map where users can add locations?

I think the Leaflet API might work for what you are wanting to do.
fhzt's user avatar
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1 vote

Python map where users can add locations?

Geodjango is a good start - it consists of geospatial extensions to the popular Python Django web framework. The actual map will be displayed with something like Leaflet.
winwaed's user avatar
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Map application that can balance time vs "nice itinerary"?

Feasibility My Solution Unfortunately, what you are talking about is almost an between feature of what google is trying to do. They literally map everything and want you to explore via their ...
Ted Taylor of Life's user avatar
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Google Sky-similar program to select celestial objects

There is also another freebie Celestia. The description reads: "Celestia is an application for real-time 3D visualization of space, with a detailed model of the solar system, over 100,000 stars, more ...
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