Google Maps vs OpenStreetMap vs Valhalla

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Google Maps

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OpenStreetMap

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Valhalla

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Pros of Google Maps
Pros of OpenStreetMap
Pros of Valhalla
  • 250
    Free
  • 136
    Address input through maps api
  • 81
    Sharable Directions
  • 46
    Google Earth
  • 45
    Unique
  • 3
    Custom maps designing
  • 19
    Simple
  • 15
    Free
  • 8
    Open-Source
  • 6
    Open-Data
  • 2
    Open source

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Cons of Google Maps
Cons of OpenStreetMap
Cons of Valhalla
  • 3
    Google Attributions and logo
  • 1
    Only map allowed alongside google place autocomplete
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      What is Google Maps?

      Create rich applications and stunning visualisations of your data, leveraging the comprehensiveness, accuracy, and usability of Google Maps and a modern web platform that scales as you grow.

      What is OpenStreetMap?

      OpenStreetMap is built by a community of mappers that contribute and maintain data about roads, trails, cafés, railway stations, and much more, all over the world.

      What is Valhalla?

      Valhalla is Mapzen’s open-source routing service for client-side routing applications and hosted solutions. If you are looking to avoid the challenge of data creation and database administration, you can get high-quality routes and navigational guidance with clear directions through a simple API call.

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