Stopgaps and Alternatives


A couple of people on Twitter have recommended Scout:


From Mastodon:


@Brennanb @laura i’ve been looking into OpenStreetMaps apps. I like OsmAnd but it’s not perfect. A lot of them use the data and then bundle it with there own business model and analytics. Apps that use OSM data are:

  • Apple Maps
  • OsmAnd by OsmAnd B.V., open source, Czech Rebublic based
  • by B.V. part of, open source, Russian based
  • Scout by TeleNav (former Skobbler), closed source, USA owned and NASDAQ traded company
  • MapQuest by MapQuest, Inc part of Aol Inc., closed source, USA based