OSM files

You can use an OpenStreetMap file (.osm) as a source.

Note

Geofabrik. is a reliable server to download extracts from the OpenStreetMap project. It provides exports for different regions of the world.

Creation

For more information about adding a file source, see Retrieving a file.

Configuration

Name Description Usage
Keep only amenities Filters the export to only keep nodes and ways with the "amenity" tag. Amenities are important facilities for visitors and residents. By default, this option is toggled on. Toggle off this option to include all nodes and ways.
Load additional OSM versioning metadata Extracts the version number of each object. Values are stored in a "version" column. By default, this option is toggled off.
Use centroid for polygons instead of shapes Uses the centroid of the polygons. By default, this option is toggled off, meaning that shapes are used for polygons.
Extract filename Creates a new column with the name of the source file. By default, this option is toggled off. Toggle on this option to extract the file name in an additional column.
OSM tags to map Tags to extract from the nodes and ways. Enter the tags to extract in the OSM tags to map box. Tags should be separated with a comma.
Relation tags Tags to extract from attached relations. Enter the tags to extract in the Relation tags box. Tags should be separated with a comma.