Google adds great new feature to Google Earth Pro 7.3.2

Yesterday Google released a new version of Google Earth Pro (for the Desktop version of Google Earth - not mobile) version 7.3.2. I've copied the highlights from their announcement post at the Google … [Read more...]

Sad Lack of Visible Progress on Google Earth for Chrome and Mobile One Year Later

A year ago, Google held a fancy venue in a New York museum to announce the next grand release of Google Earth. A complete re-write of the underlying application which finally unified the Google Maps … [Read more...]

Google Earth Pro 7.3.1 Released

Last night Google released a new version of the desktop version of Google Earth Pro version 7.3.1 (which is free despite the confusing "Pro" name). You can download this at the download page found … [Read more...]

Most Popular Stories About Google Earth 2017

Although this blog has stopped regular blog postings, Google Earth still has a legacy of amazing stories and content. This post summarizes some of the most popular content found by our readers during … [Read more...]

This Google Earth Fan Site Ending Daily Blog Posts Starting Today

This is a post I have been reluctant to write. I started this blog 12 years ago to bring news and share enthusiasm about one of the best software applications, and datasets, I have ever seen. Still to … [Read more...]

Performance Tests on New Web Google Earth

The new Google Earth released last week is not yet a replacement for the classic Google Earth (version 7 and earlier). It is an early release of an effort by Google to completely re-write the 12 year … [Read more...]

Google Earth VR Now on Oculus Rift

I was just at the Google Earth press announcement today in New York. In a back room, they had Google Earth VR running on HTC Vive systems. After asking about whether they had a new version, they … [Read more...]

First Review of New Google Earth

Google has released a new version of Google Earth today that has been re-designed for a new generation of 3D mapping applications. This first release is not a program you have to download and install … [Read more...]

New Google Earth Web Version Available Now

Went to check the Google Earth home page ahead of the press announcement this morning. Turns out there is a new home page which announces right at the top "Launch Earth for Chrome" with a big title … [Read more...]

Attending Press Announcement for New Google Earth

As was mentioned last week by dozens of media outlets, Google sent out press invitations to an event for April 18th to roll out a "brand new Google Earth" experience. I will be attending and will … [Read more...]