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I'm trying to understand how to create my own .map files of the cities I want, because I need to store the map files on my Android phone and show them locally (without an internet connection) using Mapforge API for android. I can do it with the example maps downloaded from mapforge website, berlin.map works perfectly, but i need to make the map files that i want from the cities i want.

I'm reading some info about how to create my own .map files of openstreemap, but i can't understand how to do it. Please, can someone give me a link with a easy tutorial or some help to do it?

asked 13 Dec '11, 11:47

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edited 12 Jan '15, 11:59

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Try http://code.google.com/p/mapsforge/wiki/OverlayAPI You are not likely to get detailed code examples on this site.

(13 Dec '11, 12:10) ChrisH

no no, i dont want to code this, i want to generate map files, with openstreetmaps, they can be generated with the navigator i think

(13 Dec '11, 14:42) AndroidUser99

in the meantime (it seems), they also offer many precompiled maps.

(12 Jan '15, 12:03) aseerel4c26 ♦

If you have looked at the Mapsforge stuff, then perhaps you missed this. Get a valid .osm file of the area you want to convert to a map file, then use Osmosis with their map file writer plugin.

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answered 13 Dec '11, 17:30

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edited 12 Jan '15, 12:03

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No there is no tutorial for creating map files.!

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answered 15 Sep '14, 12:28

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That's not very helpful.

(15 Sep '14, 14:10) scai ♦
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