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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, ...
Dopamine's user avatar
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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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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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Map of Wikimedia Commons pictures

WikiShootMe is currently the most modern desktop tool for this. In the upper-right, click the Layers button and deselect all but "Commons images". Show all pictures that have geolocation ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...
gloschtla's user avatar
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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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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 ...
Duarte Farrajota Ramos's user avatar
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Real-time traffic information in OsmAnd+

For (just) displaying traffic one can use OsmAnd overlay/underlay maps in the configure map settings. Yandex Traffic covers only some countries in Eastern Europe (wiki, in Russian), we need layers for ...
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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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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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Software for creating lines of equal traveling time on streets from given point

The answers to this stack overflow question including a number of web sites that allow you to do this and software that uses the Google API - your best bet is probably How Far Can I Travel Example ...
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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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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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Offline map for android able to save the users current gps position

MAPS.ME seems to fit almost all your needs, except it doesn't show saved locations with circles, but with 'thumbtacks' (see image). Its features are listed here: maps.me/en/features Another drawback ...
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Map website that has more features than just being a "GPS browser"

One online map website that offers some different features, not the ones that you might be expecting but definitely not "car based navigation" is The Photographers Ephemeris. Aimed at photographic ...
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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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Software for creating artificial Google maps-like maps

You could try OpenGeoFiction. It is a a collaborative platform for creating a map of an imaginary world. It is based on the OpenStreetMap software platform, so you are able to use the regular ...
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Finding a graphical tool that's flexible in showing different geo info

You can achieve all your requirements using the Syncfusion ASP.NET Core Maps component. Find more information from the below links. Product page – https://www.syncfusion.com/aspnet-core-ui-controls/...
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Convert a huge PNG picture to an interactive, zoomable map?

You could use gdal2tiles to generate an image pyramid that leaflet or openlayers can use to display your image in a browser. There is a fairly comprehensive tutorial or a github project that wraps ...
Ian Turton's user avatar
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Convert a huge PNG picture to an interactive, zoomable map?

Besides gdal2tiles, you could use vips. Details are in here: https://stackoverflow.com/a/51852934/10168903 If you want a GUI based solution, you could use Photoshop or Microsoft Image Composite Editor....
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Map and route planning software for Mac

It might be overkill but take a look at GRASS GIS - Cross Platform Open Source Gratis (free) Can work with multiple sources and formats of information Modules available to interface with various ...
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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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Open-source city cartography tool (GIS software)

You are looking for GIS software, and although it is a broad subject I will give you some two options that you can research to see if one suits your needs. Arcgis Online Use it to make maps, look at ...
Jay Cuda's user avatar
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Choosing WebGIS full stack architecture

In the end, what I did was : Set up a WMS server (QGIS server). Use Leaflet on the client side for displaying the map (WMS overlay layer and the background layers - Google Maps, OpenStreetMap) in the ...
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