Create OSM maps

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There are a number of different tools for creating your own OSM maps that are scattered throughout the OSM Wiki. If you include them in this category, it is easier for beginners to find them and create a link between the individual tools.

Tools

Collecting, maintenaning, and filtering data

The basis for the map production are the planet.osm file or extracts from it. These must be regularly updated. In the case of further processing, it is advantageous if basic data are reduced to the data required for the card project. Suitable tools:

Tool Function Remark
osmosis
osmchange
osmconvert
osmfilter
o5mfilter
pbftoosm

Contour lines

Tool Function Remark
Srtm2Osm

Creating maps in Garmin format

Tool Function Remark
OSM Composer uses mkgmap
mkgmap
cGPSmapper

Tips

Creating Garmin maps