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Old 29th June 2005, 10:56   #1
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Default Google Earth & Windows Live Local Satelite Imaging!

Google Earth is free now, no more money required for using it. It basically gives satellite images of almost anywhere in the world. To see a preview go to http://maps.google.com and click on satellite view. you can see detailed satellite images of US locations and not so detailed satellite images of other regions. I have posted a screenshot of bangalore, you can make out the outer ring road, belandur lake and the airport easily!
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Looks real neat, dude. All Indian cities are sporting a verdant look with the arrival of the monsoons ...
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Well, Bangalore still looks green from the top, that's a relief.
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How big is the GoogleEarth.exe file??
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Great to have it for free
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Its approx 10MB, should take about 5 minutes on broadband
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Yup, it is 10 MB. Its not mentioned anywhere on the site.
Anyways, took me about 5 minutes to download it. Broadband
Will try it and post comments later.
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Sorry guys... its no longer free:

it asks for username and password..
Google Earth Plus
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Wow! Thanks for the link, guys! Never knew something like this existed...
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Google Earth puts a planet's worth of imagery and other geographic information right on your desktop. View exotic locales like Maui and Paris as well as points of interest such as local restaurants, hospitals, schools, and more.

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Try looking up a little...... the barebones version (which is pretty good IMO) is free.
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Mohit..
The software is free (the 10mb file).. but on running it asks for userid and pass which is not free :(
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Try this, i've named a few places too.

http://img6.exs.cx/img6/2849/MGracecoursegolfcopy.jpg

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Google Earth Plus is not free, but google earth is.
http://desktop.google.com/download/earth/index.html
Click on the top link. Only if you try to use premium features then its asks for userid and password
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Try this, i've named a few places too.

http://img6.exs.cx/img6/2849/MGracecoursegolfcopy.jpg

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Nice work, Shan! I just picked up my building in Dubai - a lot easier with no trees around...
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How do you guys zero in on a city on google maps? I can't make out any place in India. All i see is green.

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