Google Earth is a free program from Google that takes satellite imagery and maps it onto a globe you can spin, zoom into and fly around.

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Google Earth .kmz files are opened with Adobe Photoshop on OSx Mavericks

I frequently get GE placemarks as email attachments. Whenever I click on a Google Earth .kmz placemark my Adobe Photoshop CC launches. I can't find anyplace in PS preferences to block auto launching. ...
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Install Google Earth on Linux Fedora (rpm)

I'm trying to install Google Earth: [alexus@wcmisdlin02 Desktop]$ cat /etc/redhat-release CentOS Linux release 7.1.1503 (Core) [alexus@wcmisdlin02 Desktop]$ uname -a Linux ...
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How to make an itinerary with Google Earth and export it as .kml?

How to make an itinerary with Google Earth and export it as .kml so I can then convert it to a GPS friendly format ?
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How to find your current location on Google Earth

I have a Dell tablet with GPS that I'm trying to use Google Earth on. Is there a way to have it show your current location such that I can see myself move around on the map real time?
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How do I disable auto maximize?

I use multiple monitors with multiple applications open simultaneously. I'm having this problem with only one application window (in Google Earth). When I turn maximize off on that window, and then ...
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Google Earth and Remote Desktop on LAN graphic card incompatibility

I have a Windows 7 PC with Google Earth installed. Sometimes I need to connect with Microsoft Remote Desktop from my MacBook Pro to the Windows 7 PC. If I've Google Earth (Pro or not) already opened ...
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Is it possible to use a SOCKS proxy for all Google Earth connections on Mac OS X?

I am using Mac OS X and my favorite app Google Earth got blocked by the government. Is it possible to use a SOCKS proxy to play with Google Earth? Thanks,
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Can't install Google Earth plugin in Chrome on OSX

This is weird. A few months ago I had the plugin running just fine in Chrome. Now it's not showing up (OSX 10.9.5, Chrome Version 40.0.2214.111 (64-bit)). When I go to ...
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Can a script open a GUI application, execute several “clicks” and navigate to a particular screen? [closed]

To put it simply, I need to know if a script can take a variable ,ex Variable A, from a Google Earth placemark (HTML table) open an application GUI (that's tied to a database), "click" through a few ...
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How to configure Google Eearth to show latest imagery?

Each time I use Google Earth and I want to see for instance New York City the program shows images from 2011, but those aren't the latest images because I can click the Historical Images Button to ...
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Google Maps Darkened Areas

Does anybody know why or how areas on Google Earth become "darkened"? This is not in reference to deliberate places on the maps that are obfuscated by a government agency's request. For instance, in ...
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Will I be able to import my Google Earth site files to a Surface 2 running Windows 8.1 RT

The guys at the Microsoft store have assured me that I will be able to transfer my Google Earth .kmz files successfully. But I have seen posts online that say you can't import to Windows RT only to ...
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How can I change the user agent string used by Google Earth?

In our department internet access is only possible through a proxy which only allows internet access for certain user agent strings. How can I change the user agent string for Google Earth so that it ...
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Google Earth on Fedora

I have downloaded Google Earth 7.1.2, and I am trying to install it on Fedora 19. The error I am getting is: Transaction check error: file /usr/bin from install of ...
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Is there a way to get Google Earth to run on Windows 8.1 preview?

I installed Google Earth on my Windows 8.1 preview laptop and it just hangs or crashes at the startup. Running the Windows troubleshooter says it is incompatible with Windows 8.1. I've also tried ...
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Import Google Earth coordinates with elevation and altitude?

I'm trying to do an isometric vector image of buildings in Cardiff city, similar to this image: Google Earth's 3D cities feature seems to be helping me greatly, as I can screenshot an 'isometric' ...
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How to force Google Earth to open pictures with Firefox or default browser?

Is there a way to force Google Earth latest version (7.1.1) to open pictures and Wikipedia articles on directly Firefox or a default browser, instead of using its own GUI? Thank you.
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How to migrate Google Earth “My Places” to a new computer in Windows 7

Am using Windows 7, latest Google Earth (7.1.1.1580 as of today). I am migrating to a new computer. I have copied over the following directories: ...
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How to show US states but not other countries' provinces

I can check/uncheck Layers -> Border and Labels -> Borders -> 1st Level Admin Borders (States/Provinces) (Names too): If checked, I see US states (California, etc.) which I want to see. ...
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Viewing Google Earth Engine gallery datasets in standalone Google Earth client

Google Earth Engine contains a number of interesting datasets in the Featured gallery: We have precomputed a number of interesting datasets using the Earth Engine platform, below. Click on each to ...
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Google Earth Font/Icons Oversized

Google Earth fonts and icons appear oversized. Here is a screenshot: What I've tried so far without success: Adjusted font and font size in Google Earth Preferences Removed Google Earth ...
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3D models slow to load, missing textures

The 3D models in Google Earth 7.0.1.8244 are slow to load (1-3 minutes) and once they do are missing textures. The only models that look fine are the trees. Based on the tips in this three year old ...
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How to transfer Google Earth route to Google Maps?

I have a GPX route, I imported it into Google Earth. Everything is fine, so I saved it as KMZ file. Then just for check, I imported KMZ back into Google Earth. No problem. The thing is, I would like ...
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Can I directly access 45-degree imagery in Google Earth?

Is there a way to view the 45° imagery, which google-maps provides at high-zoom levels, directly within Google-Earth?
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How to “Play Tour” directions in Google Earth?

How do a play directions as a tour in Google Earth? Bonus Chatter From Google Earth help: Touring and saving directions Once you have a route displayed in the 3D viewer, you can use the ...
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How to save Google Earth data for offline viewing [duplicate]

I need is to save an area of 300X300 Kilometers for offline viewing. When I disconnect the internet connection and open GE, the images don't load... I know that there is an option for this on mobile, ...
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Worldwide Reference System

Is there a way to click on a location in Google Earth and have it identify the Worldwide Reference System (WRS) 2 path and row associated with Landsat imagery? I have been attempting without success ...
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Panormaio images loading very slow in Google Earth

When I try to open a Panoramio image in Google Earth it takes about 20 seconds to load. Any idea why this could happen?
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Can't open photos in Google-earth

I have encountered this issue on both different PCs recently. When I click on Panoramio photos in Google-earth, only blank pop-up appears, as in the screenshot below: I have already tried the ...
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Google Earth Plugin Turns Blue

I have installed the Google Earth Plugin for Google Maps and it turns blue when you start to zoom in. It works fine at the global scale and turns blue at about the state level. It shows roads and ...
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Compute Sunlight or Shade

I have a 3D building (Google SketchUp, displayed in Google Earth (or Maps)). Google earth has a feature to "show sunlight across a landscape". How do I show the building's shadow throughout the day? ...
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The Google Earth plugin refuses to load on Mac OS X 10.6.8

I can't quite believe that there isn't a solution to this available on the web - there seem a lot of people having the problem but no solutions I could find. The site ...
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How to Create a New Planet In Google Earth

I'm creating my own fictional world for a project of mine, and I want to use Google Earth to map the planet. So, how do I create a new planet in Google Earth? Edit: this is possible in Google Earth ...
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Google earth with and without a proxy

I'm using google earth on a Linux. I need to go through a proxy to get to the internet so I start google-earth like this export http_proxy=http://myproxy google-earth And it works fine. However, ...
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How can the ecliptic be shown in Google Sky?

How can the ecliptic be shown in Google Sky (part of the Google Earth application)? Is it possible in v5.0 (I am using 5.0.11733.9347 for Windows) or in a later version? Google Groups question This ...
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How to resolve graphics corruption on Street View when using Google Earth?

When I go into Street View on Google Earth and use the arrow keys to move around, the graphics become corrupted (distorted). Please see these examples: I'm using XP Home SP 3, Google Earth ...
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Is there a way to extract elevation data from Google Earth?

I'm searching for a way to get "elevation" data from Google Earth maps in a file and then to do level curves. Do you know one?
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Google Earth permission denied…?

Here's the deal: I have a full rights administrative account with which I installed Google Earth. On this account the program opens and runs as normal. The system is running Windows XP and the ...
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How to uninstall Internet Explorer 9 or rollback to Internet Explorer 8?

I wanted to try, and I installed Internet Explorer 9 and now Firefox is acting strangely. For example, the URL Windows aren't opening in time. When I Maximize Firefox the window title is blinking like ...
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How to use a Google Earth recorded tour video for animation work?

I have trial version of Google Earth Pro. I have seen that there is a record tour option. I tried to record one tour after enabling 3D view. Now I want to save and use the video, say in Maya or 3ds ...
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Why would Google Earth be hanging for 5-10 seconds?

Google Earth has always worked well for me, but lately it hangs for about 10 seconds when I click on one of the pictures. It even says in the application bar "(Not Responding)" and then returns. This ...
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Can I read data from Google Earth placemark data (.kmz) files?

I recall that in a past version Google Earth stored placemark data in XML files with a .kml extension. For my current version (5.2.1.1547) however, I can't find such a file. And when I save a ...
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Why does my Google Earth flicker?

When using Google Earth, when I pan the map the application flickers white randomly. The full window turns white for a very short time and I can see "Not Responding" flicker in the title bar. Why ...
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How to import UTM coordinates into Google Earth?

I have some points in UTM coordinates that I'd like to import into Google Earth. Google Earth is able to show UTM coordinates, but I have not found a way to import points or enter coordinates in a ...
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How to install the Google Earth plugin without administrator privileges?

I am developing an application with the GE api and I was wondering if I can get a browser working with Google Earth plugin without installing it from the installer, since at school I can't install ...
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Google Earth - zoom like with a scope, rotate the camera

I know it is possible to change a viewing altitude in Google Earth, but is it possible to zoom in/out as well, like with a telescope? I would like to preview what could be viewed from a particular ...
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Activate Google Earth offline? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Running google earth offline Anyone know if it's possible to run google earth with it never seeing the internet? I have a dbCache.dat file from PC A that's 2Gb in Size, ...
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How can I run Google Earth offline?

I'd like to run Google Earth on a PC that does not have internet access. This was possible in NASA Worldwind if you downloaded all of the maps and stored them offline. However, I have yet to see such ...
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How to set the scale exactly in Google Earth?

Is it possible to exactly set the scale in Google Earth? By “exactly” I mean entering a concrete number, either the scale ratio (natural length to length on screen; of course this depends ...
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Google Earth Labels isn't Showing

Google Earth's city/country labels isn't showing. How i can show it? This is screenshot what i said: http://screencast.com/t/ZGMwMWNk