Google Earth Plugin API Links and Video

Google’s documentation for the new Google Earth plugin and API are now live.
Here’s Google’s video of the new plugin:

Also, Brady Forrest at O’Reilley Radar has a good overview of the new announcement. [UPDATE June 6th: See more thoughts on the API.]

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. Just so you know, it doesn’t work in Firefox 3 Beta.

  2. That plugin is only for windows so far? Would LOVE to have this working on my map…

  3. Henry Suarez says:

    I am not able to install the earth browser-plugin with Win2K.
    Neither in IE6 nor in Firefox

  4. smokeonit says:

    no safari support!

  5. I love Google!
    I know a very good site tha uses this. Its a real estate search engine called Imobilien.

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