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Google Earth

Google Earth

Google Earth lets users view satellite imagery, maps, terrain, 3D buildings and even explore galaxies in the Sky. You can explore rich geographical content, save your toured places and share with others.

The software maps the earth by the superimposition of images obtained from satellite imagery, aerial photography and GIS 3D globe.

As well as being a standalone program, it is also available as a plugin for Firefox.

 Google Earth 7.1.2

Price
Free to download

Size
44.3MB
License

Proprietary

Developer
Google Inc.

Website
earth.google.com

System Requirements
CPU: Pentium III 500MHz
RAM: 256MB
Hard Disk: 500MB free space
Network Speed: 128 Kbits/sec
Graphics Card: 3D-capable with 16MB of VRAM
Screen: 1024x768, "16-bit High Color" screen"

Support Sites:
Forums, The Official Google Blog, Google Earth Blog, Google Earth Hacks, Using Google Earth, Add Ons

Selected Reviews:
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Features include:

  • View an image of your home, school or any place on Earth
  • Get driving directions from one place to another and fly (follow) the route
  • Watch the sunrise and sunset from anywhere. Move the time slider to watch dusk, dawn and shadows move across the Earth
  • Fly into panoramic images of select cities and take a 360 degree tour
  • View other cool locations and features created by other Google Earth users
  • Sky mode for viewing stars and astronomical images
  • Most land areas are covered in satellite imagery with a resolution of about 15 m per pixel
  • Historical imagery from around the globe
  • Ocean floor and surface data from marine experts
  • Simplified touring with audio and voice recording

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