JOSM – Java OpenStreetMap Editor

The OSM Operations Working Group is looking for volunteers.


  • 2019-07-10 (stable version 15238)
    • Filter Imagery list by country name
  • 2019-06-02 (stable version 15155)
    • Add category icons in the imagery preferences and a box to filter the list. The categories are: photo, historicphoto, map, historicmap, osmbasedmap and other.
    • Display dynamic imagery entries of the Imagery menu in sub menus when they don't belong to the category photo.
  • 2019-04-29 (stable version 15031)
    • The plugin download_along integrated into JOSM core, the menu item "Download along..." appears now in the menu File.
  • 2019-03-31 (stable version 14945)
    • Various improvements of the validator panel: "Manage ignore list", "Ignore for now", etc.
  • More news ...
  • The current stable snapshot is 15238 and 15301 is the unstable development version.
  • Help translating JOSM into your language! Currently 100% of program texts are done.

Getting Started

  • Download some existing data from OSM using Download data on the File menu or the download button source:trunk/images/download.png. If you have questions during your very first edit, the Introduction page will assist you.

Getting Help

Remember the golden rules of OpenStreetMap:

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

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