OpenStreetMap apps

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Software, Android >

(on Google Play)
(on F-Droid)
https://github.com/westnordost/StreetComplete

An app to view and assist the OpenStreetMap project.

Nice and simple.

  • Mostly-Sandboxed

    • Stores data externally. Might be able to communicate to-and-from other apps, but doesn't appear to bother.
  • Location optional

    • For its compass.
  • WiFi required

    • To sync data and provide your answers.



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Software, Android >

(on Google Play)
(on F-Droid)
https://osmand.net/

An OpenStreetMap map app, with a very straightforward interface and offline downloading.

Fantastic!

  • Sandboxed; does not use/share data with other apps.
  • Location optional
  • WiFi optional for map/data updates

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Software, Android > >

(on Google Play)
(on F-Droid)
https://github.com/y20k/trackbook

A simple mapping program which can optionally track your position ongoing, to let you easily follow breadcrumbs back to your start (like a parked car).

I used it for its compass.

  • Sandboxed; does not use/share data with other apps.
  • Location optional

    • Used for its main position tracking feature.
    • Usable disabled just as a simple map app.
    • Used for a compass.
  • WiFi optional

    • Required to downloading offline data. Zoom in and out in various important places to make sure it works.
    • Can be disabled once your data

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