The amazing things about Google Earth
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Any interest in new posts?

I’ve been considering writing some new posts (just a few now and then) about what’s been going on with further development of Google Earth applications (for mobile, the web, desktop, and VR), and for the rich Google-developed dataset that continues to grow at an amazing pace. Would there be any reader interest in that? If so, please leave comments...

Thu Jun 24, 2021 02:36
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 Earth and Maps forum down below. The new version addresses a number of issues with different platforms and features, but the most significant news is that...

Thu Jun 21, 2018 16:00
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 (more current) mapping data with a formerly independent (and aging not-updated) dataset used by Google Earth on the desktop for years. The good news is...

Wed Apr 18, 2018 15:56
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 here: This new version 7.3.1 represents some significant work by Google to add “bug fixes, performance and feature improvements,...

Tue Jan 23, 2018 14:52
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 the year of 2017. The top 5 most popular posts (from any year) on Google Earth Blog during 2017: Secret Mars Base Found in Google Maps/Mars – Google’s...

Fri Dec 1, 2017 12:44
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 this day, I am amazed when I use Google Earth and the incredible wealth of data that Google has shared with everyone for free. I am going to start this...

Mon Jul 31, 2017 14:06

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