hi there! I have downloaded osc files, but I can't find the software to open it. osm files are easily exported with Quantum GIS, but there may be a software to manage both? Thank you!

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osc files can be applied to a local.osm file using the software "osmosis" or "osmconvert", or applied to a local database with osm2pgsql, among others. osc files are generally not useful unless you already have the base data for the region.

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answered 10 Dec '13, 16:43

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see the OSM wiki about osmosis and osmconvert ... there is documentation and examples.

(10 Dec '13, 16:47) stephan75

Thank you so much. I have the osm file and downloaded osc files related to it. But I don't really understand whether this is useful or not. I need to visualize the changes produced in a certain area, for which I already have the base data. I have used osmconvert to convert the osc files into osm files, is this the correct procedure?

(11 Dec '13, 09:17) udonezar
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