Visualizing data with GraphEarth

Over the years we’ve seen a variety of tools to help display graphs in Google Earth, such as GE-Graph and some 3D World Oil Consumption charts.
A new product has just been released called GraphEarth, and it’s the best looking one I’ve seen yet.

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The application has a spreadsheet-style interface that makes it easy to use, and it has built-in geometry for countries, states, counties, cities and zip codes. The software itself is $24.95 and is Windows-only, but the graphs that it produces are standard KML/KMZ files and can therefore be viewed by anyone with Google Earth.
You can read more about the features of the product on their website and they have a mostly-functional 15-day free trial so you can play with it before you buy. If you need to visualize data in Google Earth, this is certainly a product to consider.

About Mickey Mellen

Mickey has been using Google Earth since it was released in 2005, and has created a variety of geo-related sites including Google Earth Hacks. He runs a web design firm in Marietta, GA, where he lives with his wife and two kids.



Comments

  1. It looks like a good, visually pleasing product for certain types of users, but it only appears to plot data for the built-in geometries you mentioned-state, county, zip code, etc. You can’t import site data with lat/lon coordinates for example, which is the format I use almost exclusively. I hope that functionality will be included in future releases.

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