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Google Earth gives you a wealth of imagery and geographic information. Explore destinations like Maui and Paris, or browse content from Wikipedia, National Geographic, and more.
Google Earth combines the power of Google Search with satellite imagery, maps, terrain, and 3D buildings to put the world's geographic information at your fingertips.
- Fly to your house. Just type in an address, press Search, and you'll zoom right in.
- Search for schools, parks, restaurants, and hotels. Get driving directions.
- Tilt and rotate the view to see 3D terrain and buildings.
- Save and share your searches and favorites.
- We have included substantial performance improvements to this build. You should see scenes load more rapidly than in our previous public Beta release.
- We have included minor tweaks to the Tour Guide UI.
- Google Earth Client
- We fixed the bug that prevented users from recording movies from saved tours.
- Wikipedia text displays in tours.
- Gray buildings and extruded polygons have improved lighting effects.
- Imagery holes no longer appear after sun has been turned on in DirectX on certain hardware configurations.
- Icons align correctly upon installation of .dmg.
- When run in DirectX mode on certain Radeon graphics cards on Windows, SketchUp models and extruded polygons will appear gray. To work around this issue, run Earth in OpenGL mode.
- When run in OpenGL mode on certain Intel graphics cards, SketchUp models and extruded polygons will appear gray. To work around this issue, run Earth in DirectX mode.
- Clamped Polygons and Image Overlays display multiple instances in 3D cities on certain hardware configurations.
- KML overlays don't render correctly in 3D cities in DX on certain hardware configurations.
- Water surfaces around coastlines will flicker then resolve upon zoom.
- Placemark and linestring quality diminishes in the Plugin with browser refresh. To workaround, zoom closely into the KML you want to view.
- Terrain and Water Surface oddities exist at the antimeridian.
OS X 10.6 or later
(Via MacUpdate - Mac OS X.)