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Readosm

May 26, 2018

Extract valid data from within an Open Street Map input file

ReadOSM is an open source library to extract valid data from within an Open Street Map input file. Such OSM files come in two different formats

  • files identified by the .osm suffix simply are plain XML files.
  • files identified by the .osm.pbf suffix does containt the same identical data, but adopting the Google’s Protocol Buffer serialization format and thus requiring much less storage space.

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