ArcGIS for Desktop Extensions
ArcGIS Editor for OpenStreetMap
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Version 2.0 Beta 4 Now Available
Beta 4 features a Windows installer for both the feature service and desktop versions of the OSM Editor.
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What is the license for the ArcGIS Editor for OpenStreetMap?
The ArcGIS Editor for OpenStreetMap was released under the Microsoft Public License, which allows you to access, modify, and redistribute its source code and derived works. The complete license is available at
How much of the OSM data can I download?
The ArcGIS Editor for OpenStreetMap uses the OpenStreetMap API, which limits downloads to an area of 0.5 by 0.5 degrees or 50,000 nodes, whichever is reached first. This is usually more than enough to fill an area for editing.
Does the ArcGIS Editor for OpenStreetMap work with other collaborative maps, such as OpenSeaMap?
The ArcGIS Editor for OpenStreetMap can work with other projects that utilize the master OpenStreetMap database. The editor's symbology template includes about 35 thematic layers and about 400 features. An exciting part about the editor is that since it's open source, users can contribute new attribute types to the template or extend the template for other OpenStreetMap projects, such as OpenSeaMap, OpenWheelChair, or Humanitarian OSM Team (HOT).
Can I integrate the tools and models in the ArcGIS Editor for OpenStreetMap into an ArcGIS for Server map service for web editing?
Not currently. We are looking into developing the capability to edit OpenStreetMap data using Esri's template-based framework via Esri's web APIs in various GIS platforms (desktop, server, or mobile).
Can I use the ArcGIS Editor for OpenStreetMap in ArcGIS 9.2 or 9.3/9.3.1?
No, the editor uses template-based editing introduced in ArcGIS 10.
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