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Navit can use a variety of maps from a number of sources. This includes free and commercial material, that can be read using different map drivers which allow different sets of functionality. The visual design of maps can be adjusted with a layout.

The following matrix shows at-a-glance the features that each supported map type has.

provider coverage age binfile garmin mg poi_geodownload textfile
OpenStreetMap global daily Yes Yes
Garmin maps 1 global Yes Yes
Marco Polo Grosser Reiseplaner EU >3years Yes
Routenplaner Europa 2007 EU >4years
Map + Route EU >4years

1 Garmin maps need to be unlocked

Here you can see, which map driver is needed and what it supports.

driver browsing searching routing status
binfile Yes Yes Yes active
Garmin maps Yes No No dead
Marco Polo Grosser Reiseplaner Yes Yes Yes frozen
Routenplaner Europa 2007 Yes Yes Yes frozen