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Google Earth Pro now free

  1. #11


    Quote Originally Posted by Atomcrusher View Post
    I downloaded (it's a 104 MB file) and installed it a couple of days ago. It works fine, but I have yet to discover the extras & benefits the Pro version will provide vs. the previous free version
    One of them is ability to put up 3D objects.

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  2. #12



    Trying to Sith things out
    Bamberg Germany
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    Windows 10 Pro 64 bit


    Quote Originally Posted by Atomcrusher View Post
    I downloaded (it's a 104 MB file) and installed it yesterday. It works fine, but I have yet to discover the extras & benefits the Pro version will provide vs. the previous free version
    Google Earth View satellite imagery, maps, terrain, 3D buildings, galaxies far in space, and the deepest depths of the ocean -- right from the desktop.
    Google Earth Pro

    Google Earth Pro includes the same easy-to-use features and imagery of Google Earth, but with additional professional tools designed specifically for business users.

    Features Google Earth Google Earth Pro
    Print images Screen Resolution only Premium high resolution images
    Regionate large datasets
    Batch geocode addresses
    Import GIS data
    Import GIS images Manually Geo-locate Automatically Geo-located
    Import large image files Up to max texture size More than max texture size
    (Super Image Overlays)
    Access demographic, parcel & traffic data layers
    Create premium movies
    Measure area of a polygon or circle
    Map multiple points at once
    Viewshed tool
    Map making tool
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  3. #13


    Quote Originally Posted by CountMike View Post
    One of them is ability to put up 3D objects.
    My eyes are 65 years old, and I can't see in 3D anymore
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  4. #14


    Texas
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    Windows 8.1


    Downloaded and installed awhile ago. Easy.
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  5. #15


    Florida, USA
    Posts : 141
    Windows 8.1 Pro x64 with Media Center, Windows 10 Pro x64, Windows 7 x64 Ultimate SP1


    Quote Originally Posted by Atomcrusher View Post
    I downloaded (it's a 104 MB file) and installed it yesterday. It works fine, but I have yet to discover the extras & benefits the Pro version will provide vs. the previous free version
    104 MB??? My says ~25 MB
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  6. #16


    Quote Originally Posted by pbcopter View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Atomcrusher View Post
    I downloaded (it's a 104 MB file) and installed it yesterday. It works fine, but I have yet to discover the extras & benefits the Pro version will provide vs. the previous free version
    104 MB??? My says ~25 MB
    Not sure if 64-bit OS vs 32-Bit OS could make a difference?
    I have Win 8.1 64-bit
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  7. #17


    Florida, USA
    Posts : 141
    Windows 8.1 Pro x64 with Media Center, Windows 10 Pro x64, Windows 7 x64 Ultimate SP1


    Quote Originally Posted by Atomcrusher View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by pbcopter View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Atomcrusher View Post
    I downloaded (it's a 104 MB file) and installed it yesterday. It works fine, but I have yet to discover the extras & benefits the Pro version will provide vs. the previous free version
    104 MB??? My says ~25 MB
    Not sure if 64-bit OS vs 32-Bit OS could make a difference?
    I have Win 8.1 64-bit
    I am using Windows 8.1 64 bit as well. Can you share the link where you downloaded the file?
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  8. #18


    Harrisonburg, Va.
    Posts : 10,488
    Windows 8.1.1 Pro with Media Center


    Quote Originally Posted by pbcopter View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Atomcrusher View Post
    I downloaded (it's a 104 MB file) and installed it yesterday. It works fine, but I have yet to discover the extras & benefits the Pro version will provide vs. the previous free version
    104 MB??? My says ~25 MB
    A picture---

    Click image for larger version
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  9. #19


    Florida, USA
    Posts : 141
    Windows 8.1 Pro x64 with Media Center, Windows 10 Pro x64, Windows 7 x64 Ultimate SP1


    Okay, you are showing the installed size not the size of the file from Google.
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  10. #20


    I don't have a Company so I am out, I guess
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