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Google Earth portable, for use without an Internet connection

Recently Google made certain changes to the licenses, among them is mentioned:

1 Launch of the portable version

This has been promoted for purposes such as the case of a natural disaster, which involves loss of electrical energy or connectivity. In this case there is a version to put on a USB disk or on a partition using VMWare.

It has also been proposed as an alternative to institutions that have limited bandwidth in Internet access, which could cause Google Earth Portable data to be served from the intranet. Let's not say for access to information in areas where there is no connectivity.

Google yet does not mention The price of this version does not notify whether this version is only for Google Earth Enterprise users, whose cost depends on the toad, or the stone. (It shouldn't but this image suggests)

The Enterprise version includes the Client, Server and Fusion applications, now we must also add the Portable application. Of course, if you are very interested, you could ask them the ways to acquire it and the price, it is clarified that you must provide the disc.



2. Google Earth Plus became free. 

Before, this version paid $ 20 annually, at the end of the year 2008 this cost was eliminated making functionalities They were part of the free version.

3 Google Earth Pro was at $ 100.

The normal cost of this license is $ 400, while the cost of the Plus version was suppressed, Google temporarily offered the Pro version for only $ 100, this to motivate those who had paid $ 20 to take another step to change of some functionalities extra.

Among the most attractive of this license is that you can import .shp and .tab data, and of course, the resolution of the images of 4,800 pixels. Although the coverage is the same, a topic that many confuse that this version has more high resolution coverage.

Golgi Alvarez

Writer, researcher, specialist in Land Management Models. He has participated in the conceptualization and implementation of models such as: National Property Administration System SINAP in Honduras, Management Model of Joint Municipalities in Honduras, Integrated Cadastre-Registry Management Model in Nicaragua, Territory Administration System SAT in Colombia . Editor of the Geofumadas knowledge blog since 2007 and creator of the AulaGEO Academy that includes more than 100 courses on GIS - CAD - BIM - Digital Twins topics.

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  1. I was just looking to know the price that had to be paid to be able to see the images of the sites we are interested in with a closer approach, I just found out by this means that Google Earth does not charge more for providing the service, I would not like that To know if there is a way to be able to observe more closely the place object of our interest, and how I would have to proceed to achieve it, I clarify that I only have the machine in computing use I am made of wood. but because of the development of work it helps me, I would also like to know if by means of a fee I could fix it. THANK YOU..RODOLFO… 24/04/09

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