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index.js bundle dejavu fonts for back compat - closes #2272 Oct 23, 2014
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Maintenance status:

TileMill has shifted to an open open source contributor model and moved to its own organization, tilemill-project.

Alternatives to TileMill



  • Kosmtik: alternative to TileMill
  • TileOven: fork of TileMill with Node 4 support


To install from source just do:

git clone
cd tilemill
npm install

Then to start TileMill do:

As a Desktop application:


To run the web version pass server=true:

./index.js --server=true

and then go to localhost:20009 in your web browser

For more extended details follow: