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This package was approved by moderator AdmiringWorm on 2/13/2018.

Merkaartor is an OpenStreetMap editor for Linux, OS X and Windows, distributed under the GNU General Public License.


Merkaartor has some unique features such as...

  • Map view near-WYSIWYG, anti-aliased, with road names;
  • Transparent display of map features like roads, amenities and areas;
  • Style editor for the map display, including multiple styles;
  • Support for handling separated highways;
  • Easy up/download from OpenStreetMap data;
  • Render an area with the current style (SVG or Bitmap);
  • Native application (developed with the Qt4 toolkit), thus no need for installing a Java Runtime Environment;
  • Import NMEA files;
  • Live connection to your GPS;
  • Experimental mobile device support (Pocket PCs);
  • View your GPS tracks and geotagged photos without the need to upload them.


  • tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    $packageArgs = @{
    packageName = 'merkaartor'
    fileType = 'exe'
    url = ''
    url64bit = ''
    checksum = 'ada95448724346a6cb42bfbd9465c01ded2159c6585ae80d3ee069799dec21fe'
    checksum64 = '323685c92d9cd7187fed0b4ef1bbf1e88776d4f7fa6f91375177c8508dcd7e77'
    checksumType = 'sha256'
    checksumType64 = 'sha256'
    silentArgs = '/S'
    Install-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs

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Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • Bart Vanhauwaert
  • Chris Browet
  • Ladislav Láska and others


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