Mapbox Maps

Bring location data to life with beautiful base maps, versatile upload and design tools and cross-platform rendering. Mapbox helps build engaging maps that delight users and bring them back for more.

Industry-leading performance

Mapbox rendering improves map performance by 30% on average, with fast load times and smooth transitions.

Cross-platform development

Polished SDKs and APIs, and support for modern development tools create unified maps across web and mobile.

Support for custom data

Upload, host, and manage geospatial datasets for use across applications, with full control over visualizing location information.

The smoothest way to integrate maps into applications

Sign up and get maps running on web and mobile in minutes with the turn-key Mapbox platform.


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Mapbox styles are available out-of-the-box to start building maps instantly. Mapbox Standard is our latest style currently in beta which brings to life a 3D mapping experience with dynamic lighting capabilities, landmark buildings and a base map that continuously delivers the latest cartographic updates.

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Build efficiently with cross-platform SDKs

Provide a compelling and consistent map experience for users with cross-platform Mapbox SDKs for web and mobile. Develop once and deploy across all devices.

Elevate the user experience

Advanced and real-time rendering engines create interactive map experiences that drive user satisfaction and retention.

Provide a seamless, performant map experience

Powerful Mapbox map rendering can handle more location data, reduce load times, and produce smooth transitions and polished animations in two dimensions —or three!

Boost engagement with real-time dynamic maps

Control all visual aspects of a map with the flexibility to change them dynamically at runtime. Mapbox capabilities for live styling, custom interactivity, and robust animation set the bar for embedded maps on web and mobile.

Use curated location data or bring your own

Every account can build maps using core Mapbox location datasets and custom data.

Ensure coverage and accuracy with continuously updated core data

Mapbox combines data from multiple sources to produce comprehensive and accurate global datasets and map styles, with continuous data updates populated across all maps.

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Streamline custom data workflows

Easily upload and transform proprietary geospatial data by processing and hosting it as Mapbox tilesets, ready to be used across the full Mapbox platform.

Upload Data

Professionally designed map styles, ready to customize

Our classic style templates are highly customizable and allow control over every aspect of map design.

Beautiful and versatile ready-to-use classic style templates

All Mapbox classic style templates are designed by world-class cartographers and are ready to use in any application.

Classic Style Templates

Craft stunning custom maps that stand out

If customization is required, use the online Mapbox Studio design interface to tailor any detail of existing map styles or create entirely new ones.

Design in Mapbox Studio

Flexibility and convenience wherever maps are displayed

Provide a consistent and continuous map viewing experience regardless of form factor, device or connectivity limitations.

Offer fully-functional maps, even offline

Mapbox mobile maps can be fully functional offline, making areas with limited or no connectivity more accessible. Provide the on-route experience that users expect, especially as a premium feature.

Display maps anywhere

Mapbox static maps are lightweight and optimized for fast performance, offline use cases and easy shareability. Display them like an image in applications or UIs where interactive maps are not ideal.

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Customer stories

The Weather Company uses our cross-platform SDKs and robust data upload capabilities to visualize 20 billion daily forecasts on their maps and help millions of people across the globe plan their day.

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Mapbox powers maps across Tableau products — Public, Online, Desktop, and Server. Users can access custom vector map styles and join data with Mapbox Boundaries. Tableau chose Mapbox to give all users accurate and high-performance maps that enable powerful analytics, easy customization, and fast data exploration.

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T-Mobile uses Mapbox to power their nationwide and international coverage maps, all the way down to a city block. With the Mapbox Tiling Service, T-Mobile updates their map every week as coverage increases.

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Trackpac is a long-range asset tracking application. The rich set of features offered by Mapbox power user-friendly visualizations of tracked items with features that customers expect including building footprints, 3D views, and smooth camera controls when following a route.

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Frequently asked questions

Can I use Mapbox maps for free, and what are the different pricing plans available?

Yes, every Mapbox product has a meaningful free tier and Mapbox Maps offers a certain amount of free MAUs, map loads, and monthly requests. 

Mapbox does not offer specific pricing plans and you will only pay for what you use once you pass our free tier. As your usage grows, you’ll automatically get volume discounts and additional discounts are available for annual commitments. 

For more information, please visit our pricing page.

What are the different types of maps that can be created with Mapbox, and what kind of data can be incorporated?

With Mapbox you can create a wide variety of maps tailored to your specific needs. Some of the different types of maps that can be created with Mapbox include:

  1. Static maps that can be rendered as images and used in print or digital media
  2. Interactive maps that are dynamic and can be embedded in web or mobile applications to allow for user interaction
  3. Navigation maps that provide turn-by-turn directions, real-time traffic information, and other navigation-related features
  4. Data visualization maps to incorporate various types of data into your map, including geographic data, demographic data, weather data, and more
How do I customize the look and feel of my Mapbox map, and what kind of design options are available?

There are several ways to customize your Mapbox map:

  1. Mapbox Studio: Modify map styles, change colors, adjust fonts, add and edit data layers, and more. You can also upload your own custom icons, fonts, and other design assets to create a unique map style that aligns with your brand or design requirements.
  2. Mapbox GL JS: JavaScript library that allows you to add interactive maps to your websites or applications. It provides a wide range of options for customizing the appearance of your maps. You can use Mapbox GL JS to modify map styles, add data layers, apply custom filters, change map colors, and adjust zoom levels.
  3. Mapbox Style Specification: JSON-based language that allows you to define the visual appearance of your maps. You can use the Mapbox Style Specification to create custom map styles, and modify colors, fonts, icons, and other visual elements.
How do I troubleshoot any issues with Mapbox maps, and where can I find additional documentation and resources?
  1. Check Mapbox documentation: Mapbox provides extensive documentation, tutorials, and guides that cover various topics related to map creation, customization, and troubleshooting. 
  1. Review code and configuration: If you are using Mapbox in a web or mobile application, review your code and configuration to ensure that you have implemented Mapbox correctly according to the documentation. Double-check your API key, map styles, data sources, and other configurations to make sure they are properly set up.
  1. Check data sources: If you are using custom data sources in your Mapbox map, verify that the data is properly formatted and uploaded to Mapbox. Ensure that the data source is accessible and that it is being referenced correctly in your map style or application code.
  1. Test in different environments: Try testing your Mapbox map in different environments, browsers, or devices to see if the issue persists. Sometimes, issues may arise due to browser compatibility, device limitations, or other environmental factors.
  2. Join the MapboxDevs Discord community to get answers from developers and Mapbox support engineers
How can I ensure the security and privacy of my data when using Mapbox maps?

Mapbox takes data security and privacy seriously and has implemented a variety of measures to protect your data including access controls, token-based authentication, data encryption, and compliance with data privacy regulations.

What is the difference between dynamic and static maps?

Dynamic maps are interactive maps that allow users to explore and manipulate the map and its data in real-time, while static maps are pre-generated images of a map that can be embedded in web pages or other applications but are not interactive.

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