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Expand from space: Google Earth allows you to descend from space to see almost any location on Earth!

What is Google Earth?

Google Earth is a free program from Google that allows you to “fly” over a virtual globe and see the Earth through high-resolution graphics and satellite images. It is much higher than static maps and satellite images. Google Earth offers an overview of the landscape drones below.

Google Earth is the most detailed globe in the world and one of the most downloaded programs in the history of the Internet. Within minutes, you will be expanding your hometown and taking visual tours to the most visited or remote places on our planet.

The images are detailed enough that, in the most populated areas, you can clearly see your home, objects in the yard and sometimes recognize your car parked along the street. A digital elevation model in Google Earth allows you to view the landscape of many geographical areas in 3D.

Recent images, updated regularly

Most of the images on Google Earth were acquired in the past three years, and Google is continually updating the image defined for different parts of the Earth. Large cities generally have newer, higher-resolution images than sparsely populated areas.

There is a misunderstanding among some that the images displayed in the Google Earth program are updated live directly from satellites. This is not the case. The images are acquired by satellites, processed by commercial image providers or government agencies, and then updated in the Google Earth image database in batches.

However, Google and its image providers have the ability to quickly integrate new images into the program. This is sometimes done in emergency situations – such as when an area is hit by a natural disaster and new images would be of great help to recovery and relief efforts.

Free Download

Google Earth is a free downloadable program that you install on your Windows, Mac or Linux desktop or laptop computer. The program requires very little space on your hard drive, because the images are stored on Google’s servers and transmitted to your computer on demand.

Google Earth is also available as a browser plug-in and as a mobile application. Google has offered the program for free and has been improving it regularly since 2005. It has been downloaded more than a billion times.

Google Earth works on your cell phone

Did you know? Most people don’t realize that Google Earth works on Android and iOS devices (iPhone and iPad). The Android version can be downloaded from the Google Play Store. The iOS version can be downloaded from the App Store or iTunes. Copyright of the iStockphoto / Savcoco image.

High resolution satellite images.

Recent images for most locations.

Easy and safe to download and install.

Fly over anywhere on Earth.

Use on the desktop, tablet or phone.

Expand your home!

Free, easy to use.

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The button above takes you to the Google website, where you can download the Google Earth software for free. We often use Google Earth for research, learning and fun! We have not received any compensation from Google for recommending their service. We are simply enthusiastic users of the Google Earth product. I hope you enjoy!

Google Earth parking

Find your car! The images on Google Earth are so detailed that you can find your car in the office parking lot! But remember that data is not updated live by satellites. The image can show you where you were parked last month or last year!

Easy to install

Google Earth will be installed on most computers with just a few clicks. Most people are surprised to learn that Google Earth even works on their tablet or phone. Take it with you as you travel to discover beaches, neighborhoods, fishing spots, hiking areas and more.

Easy to navigate

When you start the Google Earth program on your computer or mobile device, it displays an image of Earth from space. You can easily use the controls to “fly” down and find your location. However, if you’re in a hurry, just look for an address or the name of a landmark or the geographic coordinates. Google Earth will take you to your destination quickly.

security issues with Google Earth?

Rarely seen places: Some people believe that Google Earth provides a lot of information about important buildings, which can lead to security concerns. Others believe that Google Earth allows close-up views of its properties that violate its privacy.

Developed for the CIA?

Google Earth was originally called “Earth Viewer 3D”. It was developed by Keyhole, Inc., a company funded by the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). The software was developed to be a program to “navigate the Earth” – and that is exactly what it does.

Google purchased Keyhole in 2004 and, with this acquisition, obtained the Earth Viewer 3D, which it improved and distributed free to the public from 2005. Get your free copy of Google Earth using the blue button below.

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Google Sky, Mars and Moon

If you like Google Earth, you can also learn to use Google Sky, Google Moon and Google Mars. All of these are free online programs similar to Google Earth.

real estate agents use Google Earth

Check Properties: If you’re in the market for residential or commercial real estate, Google Earth can help you take a quick look without having to drive there. Real estate agents and buyers use it every day!

Google Earth street view

Street-level views: Google Earth can access the “Street Map” images that Google acquires by driving around the city streets and photographing them in 3D. You can switch between searching for satellite images and Street View photos by pressing a zoom button. This is one of the most used features of the Google Maps data set.

Google Earth Fly-Overs 3D

Fly-Overs 3D: See 3D views of cities in the world like New York (shown here), Chicago, San Francisco, Bangkok, Tokyo, Beijing, London or Paris.

Google Earth's Fenway Park

Buzz Famous landmarks! See famous landmarks like Fenway Park, home of the Boston Red Sox since 1912.

Dough Box Fenway Park

Imagine yourself in the dough box! You can even enter some locations. If you go to Fenway Park, you can see the pasta box!

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