OpenStreetMap (OSM) is a free and editable world map. It is built by volunteers and released with an open-content license. The license allows free access to the map images and underlying map data. There might be scenarios where you want to read features from OSM files within your .NET applications. To that end, this article will teach you how to read features from OSM files programmatically using C#.
- C# API for Reading Features from OpenStreetMap (OSM) Files
- Reading Features from OpenStreetMap (OSM) Files using C#
C# API for Reading Features from OpenStreetMap (OSM) Files
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Reading Features from OpenStreetMap (OSM) Files using C#
Reading features from OSM files is a breeze. In just a few lines of code, you can read the features from an OSM file by following are the steps given below.
- Begin by loading the OSM file using the OpenLayer(string path) method.
- Iterate through all the features in the layer and print the geometries to the console.
The following sample code shows how to read features from OpenStreetMap (OSM) files using C#.
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In this article, you have learned how to read features from OpenStreetMap (OSM) files using C#. The shared code snippet enables you to load the OSM file and read features from it. Aspose.GIS for .NET is a robust API for working with geospatial data. You can explore the API in detail by visiting the official documentation. In case of any questions, please feel free to reach us at our free support forum.