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Author: Bart Vanhauwaert, Chris Browet and others.
Version: 0.18.1 (2012-06-12)
License: GPL (free)
Platform: win;linux;unix;macos

Good editor with styling

Merkaartor is an OpenStreetMap editor for Unix, Windows and Mac OS X (prerelease, Intel only), distributed under the GNU General Public License.


Merkaartor has some unique features such as...

  • Map view near-WYSIWYG, anti-aliased, with road names
  • Transparent display of map features like roads, amenities and areas
  • Style editor for the map display, including multiple styles
  • Support for handling separated highways
  • Easy up/download from OpenStreetMap data
  • Render an area with the current style (SVG or Bitmap)
  • Native application (developed with the Qt4 toolkit)
  • Import NMEA files
  • Live connection to your GPS
  • Experimental mobile device support (Pocket PCs)
  • View your GPS tracks and geotagged photos without the need to upload them

See also