KMLer for Converting ArcGIS for Google Earth

Mount Everest GIS elevation in Google EarthThe guys at the Russian Academy of Sciences in Perm, Russia have released an application for converting ArcGIS 9 data into KML for use with Google Earth. KMLer is a commercial application costing US$20, they also have a free conversion application for ArcGIS called Typeconvert. You can view their samples page of Google Earth files. (Russian versions of these pages are available as well.) Here is an example of topographical elevation data for Mount Everest in GE.
One of the guys from this lab has written and published numerous interesting Google Earth files at the GE Community, including ones I’ve written about: Tracking Birds, and World Designer. Both of these applications probably used earlier versions of these conversion applications. Once again, great work Valery35 and the Perm GIS team. Cpacibo!

About Frank Taylor

Frank Taylor started the Google Earth Blog in July, 2005 shortly after Google Earth was first released. He has worked with 3D computer graphics and VR for many years and was very impressed with this exciting product. Frank completed a 5.5 year circumnavigation of the earth by sailboat in June 2015 which you can read about at Tahina Expedition, and is a licensed pilot, backpacker, diver, and photographer.


  1. Great add-on for Google Earth. I used ArcGIS in college, and combining its capabilities with GE is fantastic.

  2. Hello To all,
    I want to do editing in shapefile in google earth. So how can I do this operation in google earth, I have also license for Google earth pro.
    Plz tell me so that i can go further with my work
    Pritam Chand,
    FSI, Dehradun,

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