Google Earth Pro, once $399 a year, is free now

A good news for all as recently Google has made an announcement that now Google Earth Pro is available for free. In the past Google used to charge $399 a year for Google Earth Pro but now it’s free of cost. Google Earth is basically a program that analyzes and capture geographical data. It is a software application that displays a virtual globe where one could get a variety of different information. But now the things have moved beyond providing imagery, detailed maps, terrain and 3D building models of the world with Google Earth Pro.

Google Earth Pro

Google Earth Pro is built upon the base of Google Earth with higher and more advance functionalities. Google Earth, earlier known as “EarthViewer 3D” under CIA-funded Keyhole Inc. was acquired by Google in 2004. It is being used throughout the world right from getting location information to getting the 3D model of the building. But now more functionalities has been added and the best part is that it is available for free through Goggle Earth Pro.

Some of the advance features of Google Earth Pro are as follows,

  • Measurable Advancement
  • High-resolution printing
  • GIS and Spreadsheet Import
  • Movie Maker

Google Earth Pro is a higher version and the best tool for project planning and research. Features like printing images at 4800×3200, importing thousands of addresses onto the map at once, capturing HD videos of what’s on screen, measuring distance and areas with polygons, circles are some of the exceptional capabilities given to Google Earth Pro as compared to the earlier standard tool.

According to Stafford Marquardt, Product Manager, Google Earth Pro,

“Over the last 10 years, businesses, scientists and hobbyists from all over the world have been using Google Earth Pro for everything from planning hikes on placing solar panels on rooftops. Google Earth Pro has all the easy-to-use features and detailed imagery of Google Earth, along with advanced tools that help you measure 3D buildings, print high-resolution images for presentations or reports, and record HD movies on your virtual flights around the world.”

So download and check out Google Earth Pro version as it has got lot of new features that could help in your analysis.Google Earth Pro data visualization, site planning and information sharing tools can be used both at the Business and Professional use.

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