Millions of people around the Earth use Google Earth in order to explore various locations and even plan their holiday.
For enthusiastic users that want or need access to more data Google offers a more advanced version of the iconic program called Google Earth Pro. This version offers access to several useful features:
Automatic Measurements: Users are able to accurately measure surfaces like parking lots and lands by using tools like polygon area measure and radius with circle measure.
Users can download high-resolution images that can be printed or used for presentations.
Access to helpful data layers for marketing researchers and entrepreneurs: demographics, traffic area and more.
Spreadsheet compatibility allows users to import addresses into a convenient format while also saving valuable time.
A specialized GIS importer allows advanced users to use and visualize ESRI shapefiles and MapInfo files.
Support for Movie-maker allows users to create interesting films which can be used for a variety of purposes
The latest patch brings a variety of fixes. Highlights below:
The Places panel has been significantly improved as users are now able to select multiple items, move them around and delete them at any time.
Several security patches and improved certificate support will let users enjoy the program without compromising system security.
Mac users will enjoy an improved user experience when it comes to CSV import functions as support has been added for a variety of older Mac formats and multi-line text fields.
The ground overlay editor bugs that affect rotation and handle positioning have been squashed successfully.
The Print preview experience has been improved as users are able to zoom in and out by sung the middle wheel of the mouse.
A variety of bugs and glitches that appeared when an international language was selected during installation have been fixed.
Several performance and other minor updates
The program is available for free and it is compatible with Windows and Mac OS.
Katie Tachuck is a reporter for News Lair. After graduating from UCLA, Katie got an internship at a local radio station and worked as a investigative journalist and producer. Katie has also worked as a columnist for the The Santa Fe New Mexican. Katie covers economy and community events for News Lair.