I am interested in plotting freehand walks along 'tracks' marked on openstreetmap and saving as a gpx. I have been unable to find anything that will let me do this, could anyone point me in the right direction?

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... or even more possibilities at Track_drawing_websites or List_of_OSM_based_Services

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answered 29 Mar '11, 09:39

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If the tracks are part of a recognised trail then try http://hiking.waymarkedtrails.org/en/ and download the GPX file for your route. You can download a GPX for a route of your own creation from OS maps using http://maps.the-hug.net/. Viking can be used to create a track on an OSM basemap also.

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If you are a OSM contributor and are already using our advanced editor JOSM, then it is quite handy to also use it to make tracks. This way the known interface can be used, by chance you can spot problems in the OSM data or even plan your route based on bing to collect some new data (surveying) while being on the ride.

  1. Add a "Mapnik", "CycleMap", bing, … background layer,
  2. add a new (empty) data layer,
  3. draw your track in it,
  4. export it as gpx.

Of course, be sure to not accidentally upload your track to OSM.

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Try this.

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answered 21 Sep '10, 16:03

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Both GPSies.com and wikilic.com allow you to draw your routes on a variety of backgrounds, among them openstreetmap and opencyclemap. The routes can be shared with others. A nice feature of GPSies is that it can "follow" the existing streets, so instead of a straight line between two clicks, your route follows all bends in the road.

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answered 25 Feb '13, 04:31

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do you mean wikiloc? Wikilic.com is a for sale domain.

Both services are mentioned on our list (mentioned by Stephan75).

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