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Is there any way to convert a google maps link to an e-friendly maps app?

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there are a few options

“geo:”-Urls as in https://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc5870 can be handled by most FOSS mappers and the default Maps app in /e/


to bring https://omaps.app/test.html into this thread and make it clear

  • Magic Earth will handle the Urls successfully (1), (2) and (4), but FAIL at (3), (5), (6), (7)
  • UntrackMe can resolve the Shortlinks (5) and (6) to their destination, so finally
  • OrganicMaps can open then all of the GoogleMap links named here. MagicEarth cannot handle /places/ Urls, no matter if resolved from a shortlink or tagged with geo-coordinates

Google url scheme

  1. https://maps.google.com/maps?z=16&q=Mezza9%401.3067198,103.83282
  2. https://maps.google.com/maps?z=16&q=House+of+Seafood+%40+180%401.356706,103.87591
  3. https://www.google.com/maps/place/Falafel+M.+Sahyoun/@33.8904447,35.5044618,16z
  4. https://www.google.com/maps?q=55.751809,37.6130029

and the links from the organicmaps issue:

  1. https://goo.gl/maps/sXnse1erRvkA6aV99
  2. https://maps.app.goo.gl/9ivZQ71CKMqRPDtQA
  3. https://www.google.com/maps/place/VGR4%2B5MC+Falafel+M.+Sahyoun,+Beirut,+Lebanon/data=!4m2!3m1!1s0x151f16e2123697fd:0x8e6626b678863990?utm_source=mstt_1&entry=gps

Hey, thanks for your reply.
I installed organic maps, and untrackme.
But it’s unclear to me how to get them to work together…
I appreciate any info

Organic Maps can open more Google Maps links than MagicEarth at time of writing.

The only links it needs help with are “goo.gl” and “maps.app.goo.gl” links - this is where untrackme comes in that follows the redirect and than offers Organic Maps when resolved.

There is also untrackme

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