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Hi folks, I have a self-tailored line shapefile from Mapzen and a self-generated point shapefile, which match perfectly after testing in QGIS. Now, I would like to convert both shapefiles into an OSM file, either .pbf or .xml

I found the link, but got confused which tool is better for such a conversion.

P.S.: I tried on Merkaartor on Windows, and all versions (0.18.2 and 0.18.3) cannot load my files.

Thank you very much for your time.

asked 07 Jun '17, 15:55

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JOSM works!

(07 Jun '17, 17:55) gchen36


I can tell you the process for JOSM in Windows. Download and install JOSM. Open it. Go to Edit --> Preference --> Plugins Search for the "OpenData" plugin. Check the box beside it and press ok to download and install it. Drag and drop the shape file into JOSM and press Ctrl + S to save it as an OSM file. This OSM file itself is a XML file. Just change the .osm to .xml and you are good to go.

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answered 08 Jun '17, 05:52

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