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A bot (derived from the word "robot") is an tool that carries out repetitive and mundane automated edits on a regular basis to help maintain OpenStreetMap.

Bots are able to make edits very rapidly and can disrupt OpenStreetMap if they are incorrectly designed or operated.

List of bots

Note that this list is far from complete.

Bot name Description Active / Last used OSM data
submitting account
Owner / operator
contact
Language(s)
czechreg Makes automatic corrections (and updates) of Czech administrative boundaries and places. Very active Gnome-stock person bot2.svgczechreg (on osm, edits, contrib, heatmap) User icon 2.svgxificurk (on osm) English
SafwatHalaby_bot Performs various tasks related to name tags, bus stops, and brands/chain stores (for now in Israel). Active Gnome-stock person bot2.svgSafwatHalaby_bot (on osm, edits, contrib, heatmap) User icon 2.svgSafwatHalaby (on osm) English, Hebrew, Arabic, Russian
SearchAroundBot Lets Telegram users insert new nodes in OSM via the Telegram bot Telegram @SearchAroundBot. Currently limited to drinking_water and toilets amenities. Rarely active Gnome-stock person bot2.svgSearchAroundBot (on osm, edits, contrib, heatmap) Telegram @Kercos English
Wall-E Carries out automatic corrections of specific errors in Germany and Austria. Aug 2015 Gnome-stock person bot2.svgWall·E (on osm, edits, contrib, heatmap) User icon 2.svgOli-Wan (on osm) English
botika Used to repair street names in Colombia. May 2013 Gnome-stock person bot2.svgbotika (on osm, edits, contrib, heatmap) User icon 2.svgikks (on osm) English, Spanish
General Dreedle Automatically reverts edits by blacklisted contributors. Jan 2013 Gnome-stock person bot2.svgGeneral Dreedle (on osm, edits, contrib, heatmap) User icon 2.svgRichard (on osm) English
MS BOT Makes adjustments to tags within French speaking community. Nov 2012 Gnome-stock person bot2.svgMS BOT (on osm, edits, contrib, heatmap) User icon 2.svgMarcussacapuces91 (on osm) French
BugBuster Splits long ways, removes duplicate nodes (worldwide activity). Oct 2012 Gnome-stock person bot2.svgBugBuster (on osm, edits, contrib, heatmap) User icon 2.svgBürste (on osm) English
xybot Cleanup of tags, removing null tags, trimming leading and trailing spaces, correcting common typos. Sept 2012 Gnome-stock person bot2.svgxybot (on osm, edits, contrib, heatmap) User icon 2.svgxylome (on osm) English, German
Fixbot Algorithmic changes can be made within a defined geographical areas (mostly in the United States). March 2012 Gnome-stock person bot2.svgwoodpeck_fixbot (on osm, edits, contrib, heatmap) User icon 2.svgFrederik Ramm (on osm) English, German
is_in-bot Adds is_in=* tags to places in Germany. Nov 2008 Gnome-stock person bot2.svgis_in-bot (on osm, edits, contrib, heatmap) User icon 2.svgflohoff (on osm) English, German