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    SitePoint Addict next2heaven's Avatar
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    Question Alternate texture to Google Maps

    Anyone seen any service or ability to have a map service like Google Maps but that look more like Apple's Maps they use for books (example: http://farm5.staticflickr.com/4082/4...33f91089_z.jpg)? I'd like to use something more stylised than the typical Google maps.

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    (This probably won't be a whole lot of help.)

    OpenStreetMap is "a free editable map of the whole world." I've never used it myself, but (supposedly) you only get data from them; no tiles or images.

    So maybe one of the tile providers has a style you prefer.

    Or, if you're feeling particularly creative, you could even make the tiles yourself.
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    You can use the google maps API, but serve up a different tile set than the standard google ones. You could either make the tiles yourself based on openstreetmap data or get them from a provider. Since you want something more stylized you might have to do the job yourself.

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    Cool. Thanks all.


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