3D Buildings in Flight Simulator in Google Earth Pro

Thank you to GEB reader Paul Moskowitz for bringing to our attention the fact that opening the flight simulator in Google Earth Pro automatically turns off the 3D buildings layer. The reason for this … [Read more...]

Google Earth Pro print options advanced formating

When Google Earth Pro was first made available for free we had a look at the advanced printing options in Google Earth Pro that are not found in the standard version. We recently had an enquiry from … [Read more...]

Converting Shape files to KML with Google Earth Pro

We have been working on some code to determine whether or not a placemark lies inside or outside a polygon. We thought a nice use for that code would be to determine what country a placemark is in. … [Read more...]

Google Earth Pro layers being dropped

Google Earth Pro has a set of three layers that are not found in the standard version of Google Earth. They are "US Demographics", "US Parcel Data" and "US Daily Traffic Counts". As the names suggest … [Read more...]

Geocoding with Google Earth Pro Import

When Google Earth Pro was made available for free earlier this year we showed you that it could import addresses to Placemarks. However, what may not have been so obvious is that the geocoding that it … [Read more...]

Google Earth Pro: regionation

We have recently been looking at some of the features exclusive to the now free Google Earth Pro. Today we are looking at the 'regionate' feature. The regionate tool is a way to make large datasets … [Read more...]

Measuring in Google Earth Pro

Last month Google removed the US$399 a year price tag from Google Earth Pro and released it for free. There is no longer any need to sign up for a licence key, simply login with your email address and … [Read more...]

Google Earth Pro importing addresses

Google recently made Google Earth Pro available for free. As a result, we have been having a look at some of the premium features of Google Earth Pro. So far we have looked at the movie maker, … [Read more...]

Google Earth Pro map making tool

Now that Google Earth Pro is fee we are having a look at some of the features it has that are not found in the standard version of Google Earth. We have already looked at the movie maker and Viewshed … [Read more...]

Google Earth Pro: Viewshed tool

On Tuesday we had a look at Google Earth Pro's Movie Maker. Today, we are looking at another Google Earth Pro exclusive feature, the Viewshed tool. The Viewshed tool shows the line of sight from any … [Read more...]