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Offline Desktop Client for OpenStreetMap on Linux

I use Cruiser. Its platform is Java so it will work on Linux. Features Offline detailed vector maps (Mapsforge) Map file chooser Add multiple maps Render theme file chooser Render ...
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Software for creating custom maps

If you need a 2D map editor (something of geographic information system (GIS) type), you may try QGIS. QGIS is a suite of tools for graphical information systems which allows you to "create, edit, ...
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Offline OpenStreetMap with vector maps for Windows Phone?

The Windows Phone app Vectorial Map uses offline vector maps. It is also available for iPhone, Android and Blackberry. It uses OpenStreetMap maps in the Mapsforge format, which you can download for ...
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Offline map browser on Android with offline search

Nokia HERE is a relevant option that has grown big in the span of less than a year (2015) [>5 million downloads on Google Play]. free runs on Android provides downloadable offline maps for entire ...
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Is there any software that tells precise location of a phone number?

No software can do this. The geographical information associated to phone numbers is confidential. It is known only by the network operators, and by the spies who can see what happens at the network ...
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Map an area from a smartphone GPS

OsmAnd is a maps/GPS app that lets you place trackpoints manually. Thanks to your phone's GPS, OsmAnd displays a red circle where you are. Because GPS is not perfect, if you zoom a lot you see the ...
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Trip summary map, using Android's GPS

OsmAnd can do it with its Trip recording plugin. It records your track in the GPX format. The GPX format is a standard format that is understood by Google Earth and most other map visualization tools....
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Free software for creating maps

First an online resource for you is Open Street Maps which you will probably find quite useful. The main resource that I would suggest taking a look at is QGIS which is a suite of desktop ...
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Software for creating artificial Google maps-like maps

I first thought whether I should really recommend a maps-oriented software, like JOSM, but the setup would be immense: you need a database to store the items, you'd need a renderer to render the tiles ...
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Offline maps/GPS app for iOS

I recommend Maps.Me. It is available free of charge, for iOS or Android. It uses data from OpenStreetMap. Maps are available for the whole world, you can download complete countries or regions to use ...
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Lightweight maps webapp (alternative to Google Maps which is too slow)

There is one service that fits the bill but is restricted to UK maps. So although it fails your 'whole world' criterion, it meets all the rest. Ordnance Survey OpenData has a wide range of abilities ...
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Lightweight maps webapp (alternative to Google Maps which is too slow)

I hate to say that Bing Maps fits this use case well. Search URL: www.bing.com/maps/?v=2&where1=Azuma 1-11 Tsukuba Results are not as precise as Google Maps (does not show the limits of the ...
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Find WiFi hotspots on map, Windows desktop, offline storage

There are a number of companies that exist in many parts of the world that have a promise of "Free WiFi" when you are in our store/whatever. Many of them also have a "site" locator that often ...
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Offline map browser on Android with offline search

For people who are into hiking, I can recommend the Mapy.cz app. It meets all the Absolute requirements* and provides (offline option included) 'Cycling and hiking maps of the world with marked trails ...
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Offline map browser on Android with offline search

I am going to recommend Maps - Navigation & Transit by Google. Based on your absolute requirements: Runs on Android. Check Provides downloadable offline maps for the places I travel to. Check I ...
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Alternative to Avenza PDF maps

I'm the lead developer of Mappt for Android. Mappt allows you to import and export markers, lines, polygons and geotagged photos and their associated attribute data as well as view various forms of ...
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Map of pictures on my computer, by EXIF geolocation

digiKam fits most of your requirements. It is a free and open source image viewer and library manager for Linux. It has a bunch of managing features around editing tags and EXIF information and also ...
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Zoomable offline map

What will work for you is Maverick (or Maverick Pro) for viewing the map, and Mobile Atlas Creator for generating/downloading the offline map, which you then upload to your Android device to use with ...
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Easily create a colored countries map

I suggest that you take a look at python + matplotlib + the basemap toolkit and/or cartopy - as this SO Question shows you can select countries based on a number of criteria and colour them as you ...
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Looking for on-road offline GPS/Nav software on Android

Here Maps HERE is a surprisingly good offline navigation app made by (surprise!) Nokia. With HERE, you can plan your journey ahead of time and save a map of your destination right on your phone. With ...
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Free Web-Based Map with Markers

Are you looking for this: https://maps.googleapis.com/maps/api/staticmap?size=400x300&markers=Bangkok|Shanghai|Beijing|Ulaanbaatar For further references please read the section on Marker ...
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Lightweight maps webapp (alternative to Google Maps which is too slow)

There's HERE, from Nokia. It has similar features to Google Maps and Bing Maps and I'd say it matches your requirements. It's available as a web app in the web browser but also for pretty much all ...
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Offline maps/GPS app for iOS

OsmAnd actually has an iOS version now. Works 100% offline (to the best of my knowledge) Free Supports all the maps OsmAnd for Android does (which is most of the world) Supports bookmarks ...
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Use picture as a map on Android

I would suggest that it would be worth the effort to add the missing features from the photo of the map as markers in your Google Maps MyMaps, possibly with the photo sections for those features ...
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Create custom map with roads, transport, etc

Leaflet seems to solve this problem. Please look at this sample tutorial that addresses exactly your problem statement I hope you have solved it already. If yes, please let me know the technology ...
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Real-time traffic information in OsmAnd+

There is a project at trafficpixel.tk providing the possibility to add speed points and display the map as overlay in osmand too.
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Real-time traffic information in OsmAnd+

I managed to import Google Maps into OsmAnd's car map manually by following this tutorial. You can learn it from this video. In the screenshot below you can see the result: In this example I decided ...
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Free software for creating maps

For online, you might want to check this out... It's not that bad. Some of the tools requires to get pay for somne of them. http://www.scribblemaps.com/ The tutorial here for you to take a look at ...
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Globe program like Google Earth, but with physical or political map?

Marble is a good alternative for google maps. it has the 3d and atlas view. it has Street Maps Satellite Maps Topographic Maps Educational Maps
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