OSM file converter How to convert OSM file?

What is OSM file?


The OSM file extension is one of the most commonly used data files on OpenStreetMap. The OSM file was developed by surveying the entire globe using GPS receivers and digital cameras, as well as internet sources. The contents of this file are vector points and lines that make up the map. It displays landforms such as lakes, rivers, trees, buildings, or even roads.

OSM Format details


Full Name OpenStreetMap Map Format
Developer OpenStreetMap
Category GIS Files

Software, that convert OSM files


The easiest way to convert a OSM file is to save it in a different file format using dedicated software. Below you will find a list of software programs that can handle OSM files. Open your OSM file with one of them and save in another file format.


OSM Converters

  • FME Desktop
  • Merkaartor
  • GeoVisu
  • GPX Viewer
  • 4 OSM converters

OSM conversions