Is there any way to save map data (when you are online)in the way that you could use the web window (i.e. https://www.openstreetmap.org/#map=14/59.3227/18.1271) offline?

I should say that I am new in the openstreet World.

Olof

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You need to state target device and operating system to get a proper answer.

In general you can't user the OSM site offline, but there are numerous other ways to use OpenStreetMap data offline for maps, search and routing purposes.

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answered 30 Aug '17, 08:48

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Just to clarify: i want to download map data to some file structure so that I can browse that file offline with similar URL (C:\file?#map=12/59.000/16.000). I suppose I need some server program running on my computer (ordinary laptop with Windows 10)

Thanks for your answer Olof

(30 Aug '17, 09:46) olofk48

Don't laugh, but on Windows 10 you may be able to simply use https://switch2osm.org/manually-building-a-tile-server-16-04-2-lts/ to generate local map tiles by installing Ubuntu on it. I've not tried it, and as Windows 10 has a different filesystem to Linux it's not guaranteed to work, but it's worth a try.

If that doesn't work then a Linux VM definitely will.

However that may be more work than you need just to "view an offline map" - there are some options in the wiki.

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