JOSM Java OpenStreetMap Editor

JOSM or Java OpenStreetMap Editor is a free and open source offline map editor for Windows, MacOS and Linux. It is released under open source GNU General Public License v2 or later. Using this you can edit the OSM data (nodes, ways, and relations) and their metadata tags. It supports loading GPX tracks, background imagery, and OSM data from local sources as well as from online sources. You can extend its features via plugins, presets, rules, styles and backgrounds.

Java OpenStreetMap Editor

Install JOSM Java OpenStreetMap Editor on Ubuntu Linux

JOSM Java OpenStreetMap Editor is available as flatpak package from flathub. First install flatpak and setup flathub on your system if you don’t have, then restart your system. After that run below command in terminal to install JOSM.

flatpak install flathub org.openstreetmap.josm

After that run below command to start JOSM application.

flatpak run org.openstreetmap.josm


To edit and download sample date just visit below link for instructions.

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JOSM Introduction

You can uninstall Java OpenStreetMap Editor using below command.

sudo flatpak uninstall org.openstreetmap.josm

That’s all.

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