Interact on UTM with Google Earth

Plex.mark! is a development made on the Google Earth ActiveX, which facilitates the operation directly in UTM, not only to obtain coordinates but also to enter. Is free.

Install Plex.mark!

Must be Download from Plescape, The Greek manufacturer of Plex.Earth tools; After installing it, the shortcut is created on the desktop. To execute it you must have Google Earth running and you need to activate the license through a link that arrives to the email.

Get coordinates

It is interesting that instead of having a cursor with free displacement, what you have is a fixed pointer in the center, and to locate a point what is done is to move the background so that the point that interests us coincides with this pointer .

Utm coordinates in google earth

See how simple it brings the options to choose the zone, in this case, this plot is the DF, we chose the 14 N zone. To obtain the coordinate, the icon is selected Placemark position, and a panel is raised with the coordinates and the option to assign a name. For basic purposes, you can copy / paste the coordinates.

Utm coordinates in google earth

Enter coordinates

The two buttons on the panel Placemark position, the first is to place a point, you can enter the coordinate directly or via copy / paste, and the point is located in the place that the coordinates say. Then the file can be saved as kml / kmz to be deployed with another CAD / GIS program; It is interesting that there the point will not have coordinates lat / lon but UTM and the name.

The second button is to update the data, when doing a displacement, it obtains the coordinate of the point on which the cursor is located. The procedure to enter points is:

Move the cursor, update coordinates, name the point, place the point.

Not bad, considering that this toy will grow, we assume that the next thing would be to place polygons and pololilineas with snapping. They have promised to send me the beta version as soon as they have it ready.

Utm coordinates in google earth

The best I've seen in toys for Google Earth, considering it is not payment.

Here you can download Place.mark !, is free.

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