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What are the new Google Earth features?

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March 09, 2011 9:28PM

Google Earth 7.1 introduces these new features:

  • Support for LEAP Motion device
  • Enhanced starfield
  • Google Feedback tool integration
  • Redesigned balloons

Google Earth 7.0:

  • Support for 3D imagery data in major cities.
  • Tour Guide mechanism in the client
  • Support for terrain data accessed via Google Maps Engine
  • Zooming in now tilts at a higher elevation in order to showcase 3D imagery
  • A unified graphical rendering pipeline
  • Redesigned startup tips and status bar

Google Earth 6.2:

  • Improved seamless imagery rendering
  • Enhanced search
  • Unified network stack
  • Ability to share screenshots with your Google+ circles from within the Google Earth client
  • Unified Google login mechanism in the client
  • Improved performance with 3D buildings

Google Earth 6.1:

  • Improvements to Street View including zoom slider
  • Added the ability to sort "My Places"

Google Earth 6.0:

  • Integrated (redesigned) Street View
  • 3-D trees
  • Easy to use historical imagery
  • Ground-level navigation

Google Earth 5.2:

  • Elevation profile
  • Track and Multi-track extensions in Google Earth
  • Visualization of Rain/Snow

Google Earth 5.0:

  • Underwater terrain, water surface and underwater 3D models
  • Historical imagery
  • Mars imagery/terrain/layers