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Hi,I'm a newbie for andriod dev. and I have a senior project that create android application about travel guide in my city (similar with Travel Guide Trisopo Apps., GuidePal Apps.).So,i want to implement OSM in my application because i found that can be work in offline.

Please,can someone guide me about how to implement OSM offline map in android application ? ,how should i start ?, what tools or software should i have to learn?

I would be grateful if you could provide step-by-step instructions.

Thanks in advance.

Ps. sorry, if my English is weak :(

asked 11 Sep '12, 14:16

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retagged 25 Aug '13, 13:14

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"An offline map" might be based on vector data, or map tiles, a combination, or perhaps might combine place-of-interest data from OSM with other maps or data from elsewhere. Which are you considering?

(11 Sep '12, 14:53) SomeoneElse ♦

i think it be based on vector map. (similar with this link :

(11 Sep '12, 15:26) nuttalalie

@nuttalie the above link you have provided is not working..

(05 Jul '13, 11:01) achkara21


what about removing the bracket at the end of the URL by hand after copying it to a browser?

(08 Jul '13, 17:54) stephan75

(I fixed the link)

(08 Jul '13, 18:39) SomeoneElse ♦

Have a look at the OSM wiki about alla avilable apps for Android systems.

Some of them are opensource and can display maps from offline data, so you can find out how they work.

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answered 11 Sep '12, 16:48

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Here is the portal for developers on the wiki:

To contact the community of OSM developers, use the dedicated mailing list See all OSM malining lists at this page.

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answered 11 Sep '12, 16:37

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