Where are the Plugins for Downloading OSM-Data and the Openlayer-Plugin (with MORE than OSM). These are the most-importent plugins for me! Gone? Then I go back to QGIS 2 ;(



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    For some reason the developers have added "Early adopter release" in the splash screen.
    – AndreJ
    Mar 31, 2018 at 17:37
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  • You can use OSMDownloader to download .osm files and load them automatically into QGIS3. I just finished the porting. Check here how to use it: github.com/lcoandrade/OSMDownloader/wiki
    – lcoandrade
    Apr 6, 2018 at 16:19

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All plugins from earlier versions must be updated to be compatible with QGIS 3.0. If your favorite plugins are missing, be patient and wait for the plugin developers to update them. 3.0 hasn't been out very long.

Regarding the openlayers plugin, there's a much better option already updated for QGIS 3.0: QuickMapServices.

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    Yes - in no circumstance should you ever use OpenLayers plugin. Always use QuickMapServices instead.
    – ndawson
    Mar 31, 2018 at 21:12
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    And for downloading OSM data as vector, QGIS 3 has dropped the builtin downloader. You should use the QuickOSM plugin instead.
    – etrimaille
    Apr 3, 2018 at 23:00

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