JOSM – Java OpenStreetMap Editor

  • 2014-09-20 (7569)
    • JOSM now issues warnings for old style multipolygons which can be solved by transferring the relevant tags from outer ways to the relation.
  • 2014-08-31 (7480)
    • Improvements of default map style:
      • Node symbols and icons are hidden at low zoom (this can be configured in the style settings).
      • Better label placement inside areas
      • Name of highway is displayed along the way
    • Offline mode with new command line argument --offline=[josm_website|osm_api|all]
  • 2014-07-20
    • We're holding a graphics contest until 30th of September to get a new logo! See wiki for details.
  • 2014-07-04 (7287)
    • New dual alignment mode for Extrude action
    • Automatic reloading of local map paint styles and validator rules
    • Automatic update for imagery entries
  • The current stable snapshot is 7480 and 7580 is the unstable development version.
  • More news ...
  • Help translating JOSM into your language! Currently 100% of program texts are done.

Getting Started

  • Download some existing data from OSM using Download from OSM on the File menu or the download button (green downwards pointing arrow on the toolbar)
  • Your username and password are sent to the server unencrypted. If you do not like this, you may consider to use OAuth.

Getting Help

Remember the golden rules of OpenStreetMap:

  • Don't copy from other maps
  • Have fun!

Last modified 6 years ago Last modified on Mar 19, 2009, 7:00:52 PM