[OSM-dev] OSM for Retina and high-pixel density devices

Wolfram Schneider wosch at freebsd.org
Mon Feb 2 23:00:54 UTC 2015

On 27 January 2015 at 23:00, Antje <2015 at minoa.li> wrote:
> Hi,
> I bought a new MacBook yesterday and when I visited OSM with that new device, its “retina” feature made the tiles appear pixellated as if it has a low resolution. I see that the logo and favicon renders as expected in “retina" mode, so I wonder if developers have considered high-pixel-density support for tiles for any device, whether it’s a Mac or not.

You can get retina tiles from Lyrk, MapBox, Stamen or OpenRailwayMap. See



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