How to open .osm file format?

The probably reason why you are at this website is a problem with opening .osm file. The full name of the file is OpenStreetMap Map File. If the double-click on the file’s icon shows you a message that additional programs are needed to open the file, you’ll find the list of helpful programs in the bottom of the page.The developer of this format is OpenStreetMap.

.osm file extension (OpenStreetMap Map File)

Category Developer/Producer File description Popularity
GIS Files OpenStreetMap OpenStreetMap Map File
Programs using this file extension: .osm
ADS OS Software
  • Safe Software FME Desktop
  • Merkaartor
  • GeoVisu
  • Gosmore
  • Merkaartor
  • Merkaartor
  • GPX Viewer

The file extension .osm can be used by another programs. If you have some useful information about .osm file type that may help other users, please send them to us and we’ll update our database.

Visiting our website you are probably asking yourself:
  • What application can open .osm file?
  • How to open .osm file?
  • What is .osm file?
  • How can I convert .osm file?
  • Where can I find informations about .osm file extension? (for example on the File Extension website)
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