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Answered 2011-12-01 18:22:41

Google Earth software is available in 5 types:

  • Google Earth free desktop client
  • Google Earth free mobile client
  • Google Earth web browser plugin (uses Google Earth API)
  • Google Earth Pro client
  • Google Earth Enterprise client

For each desktop platform Google Earth has Windows, Mac, Linux versions

For mobile platform there are Android, and iOS (iPhone) versions.

There is also a new automotive version as well.

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Where do I download old versions of Google Earth?

The current version and several previous versions (including v6.2) of both Google Earth and Google Earth Pro for Windows and Mac can be downloaded from Google Earth's direct download site.

Can you change Google Earth 6.0 to 4.0?

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Does anything need to be downloaded in order to use Google Earth or can it be used online?

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Is version for Google Earth a Pro edition?

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What is the best free Google Earth to download?

There is only one free version of Google Earth, so that'd be the best one out there. In total are only two versions of Google Earth: the free version, and the professional (paid) version.

Is there a free use of Google earth?

I guess it is free to use however, you cannot distribute it on your own. In free version you cannot integrate your GIS data but there are another versions like Google Earth pro and Google Earth enterprise.

Is Google earth different from mapsGooglecom?

Yes, they are two different products of Google Inc.

Why did street view disappear with Google Earth 6?

Here is one of Google's announcements of ending Street View support for Google Earth versions 5.x and older. "With the most recent update to Google Earth (6.2), we are also finalizing our transition to a new method of delivering Street View imagery in Google Earth. This means, that the older versions of Google Earth (anything before 6.0) will no longer be able to access Street View. We held off making this change until now, when the vast majority of Google Earth users are on 6.0 (or later)." -- Google Jan 2012. Basically, Google decided to improve the Street View interfaces which would be implemented in the current versions of Google Earth for desktop and mobile platforms rather than keep supporting the older (less efficient) method of accessing Street View.

How much does it cost to download Google Earth 6?

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What is the difference between Google Maps and Google Earth?

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Why can you not see the terrain option in Google Earth?

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Can you use Google Earth in a notebook?

Yes. Google Earth supports desktops or notebooks running Windows (XP, Vista, or Win7), Mac (OS X 10.5.0 or later), and Linux (2.4 or later). There are also mobile Google Earth versions for Android and iPhone.

Where can someone get information about Google Earth?

One can get information on Google Earth at the official Google's website for Google Earth. Other resources are Wikipedia, different Google Earth related Blogs like Gearthblog, forums or the program's Help section.

What website do you go to to find Google Earth 5.0?

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Where is the location of fly to on Google Earth 6.2?

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How do you download old versions of Google Earth?

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What type of software is Google Earth?

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