Vector, raster, database, docker, Overpass, tiles and so on …
Which one should I use ?
OSM vector data
Another difference ➡ attributes
In GIS, the layer has one or many fields, defining all features in this specific layer
In OSM, the layer does not exist. Each feature is individual and has its own fields.
OSM data in QGIS will be different from raw OSM data
for selection, labelling ...
A few plugins in the QGIS plugin manager among the 973 plugins available
OpenTopoMap in the background, based on OSM, designed for hiking 🏔
In QuickMapServices, go in Settings ➡ More services ➡ Get contributed pack to enable a lot of basemaps .
French people love and
Bicycle map, landuse, ... map presets
Possible to customize the configuration :
This was just a subset of capabilities.
There are still other plugins, other ways etc.