A New Way to Use OSM

Posted by PlayzinhoAgro on 4 September 2021 in English (English).

As already mentioned in the previous text OpenStreetMap is not so friendly to the common user but serves very well for cartographers, I also received many comments that OSM is not a final product but a shared knowledge base and even some comparisons with linux… But using OSM should not be difficult or depend on the rebrand from big companies, I believe that it has a way to reach the common user and win market and being opensource and still bring more mappers to the community.

For some time now I have been working on what would be an ideal client that I would really use and recommend to my friends and colleagues. This has been growing since I read the article The Mobile Map App Part I: The Void so I decided to create a draft:


But to get this idea off the paper I need your help, if you have some experience with Flutter or React and want to take OpenStreetMap to a new level please contact me:

Location: Centro, Teresina, Região Geográfica Imediata de Teresina, Região Integrada de Desenvolvimento da Grande Teresina, Região Geográfica Intermediária de Teresina, Piauí, Northeast Region, Brazil

Comment from H@mlet on 20 September 2021 at 15:13


You might want to check out facilmap and organic maps (the fork of

I think it would be bettter to join an existing project than start our own.

My 2 cents.


Comment from kudlav on 25 January 2022 at 17:02

Hi, I would recommend Organic Maps on mobile as well. And for browser, have you tried ?

It looks fresh, but there’s still lot of to do.

Comment from PlayzinhoAgro on 25 January 2022 at 22:13

@kudlav Have you tried ? for me it is the best option even if you don’t have an app yet

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