Alternatives to Google Earth for all platforms with any license

  • Google Maps icon

    Google Maps

    Google Maps is a basic web mapping service application and technology provided by Google. It offers street maps, a route planner for...

    Free Web / Cloud Android iPhone Blackberry Chrome OS Android Tablet ... iPad Apple Watch Android Wear

  • OpenStreetMap icon


    OpenStreetMap (OSM) is a collaborative project to create a free editable map of the world.

    Open Source Web / Cloud

  • HERE WeGo icon

    HERE WeGo

    Explore the world in glorious 3D with HERE Maps. Discover new places, collect your favourite places, plan the perfect journey, and...

    Free Web / Cloud Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad Firefox OS

  • Google Street View icon

    Google Street View

    With Street View you can explore the world at street level. Explore world landmarks, discover natural wonders, and step inside...

    Free Web / Cloud Android iPhone Google Maps

  • 2GIS icon


    2GIS provides 3D-maps of 180+ cities, contacts of 1.5 million companies, car routing and public transport routes and and more! 2GIS is...

    Free Windows Web / Cloud Android iPhone Blackberry Android Tablet ... iPad Kindle Fire

  • Yandex.Maps icon


    Yandex.Maps gives you access to maps of over 1800 cities and towns right in your pocket. Find addresses and companies. Plan your...

    Free Web / Cloud Android iPhone Blackberry Android Tablet Telegram ... Windows Phone iPad Apple Watch Kindle Fire

  • NASA World Wind icon

    NASA World Wind

    World Wind lets you zoom from satellite altitude into any place on Earth. Leveraging Landsat satellite imagery and Shuttle Radar...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

    • This is a developer tool rather than an application that can be used "out of the box", like Google Earth.
      Guest 10/7/2015
  • Marble icon


    Marble is a Virtual Globe and World Atlas that you can use to learn more about Earth: You can pan and zoom around and you can look up...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • Bing Maps icon

    Bing Maps

    Bing Maps (previously Live Search Maps, Windows Live Maps and Windows Live Local) is a web mapping service provided as a part of...

    Free Web / Cloud

  • MapQuest icon


    Get where you need to go with the MapQuest GPS and navigation app. Whether it’s using turn-by-turn voice navigation for walking or...

    Freemium Web / Cloud Android iPhone Windows Phone Kindle Fire

  • Flash Earth icon

    Flash Earth

    Site that lets you compare the satellite imagery offered by NASA, Yahoo Maps, Microsoft Virtual Earth and more.

    Free Web / Cloud

  • StarCalc icon

    StarCalc Discontinued

    StarCalc is the fastest professional astronomy planetarium & star mapping program for Windows 9x/ME/NT/2000/XP (StarCalc version...

    Free Windows Windows Mobile

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  • KStars icon


    KStars is a Desktop Planetarium for KDE. It provides an accurate graphical simulation of the night sky, from any location on Earth, at...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux KDE

  • Wikimapia icon


    WikiMapia is a privately owned, online map and satellite imaging resource that combines Google Maps with a wiki system, allowing users...

    Free Web / Cloud

  • GMap.NET icon


    GMap.NET is great and Powerful, Free, cross platform, open source .NET control. Enable use routing, geocoding, directions and maps...

    Open Source Windows Windows Mobile

  • TransforMap icon


    TransforMap works towards an online platform for you to visualize the myriads of alternatives to the dominant economic thinking on a...

    Open Source Web / Cloud

  • Old Maps Online icon

    Old Maps Online

    An easy-to-use search engine for historical maps in libraries around the world. It allows the user to search for online digital...

    Free Web / Cloud

  • RMaps icon

    RMaps Discontinued

    RMaps is the navigation tool. You can use RMaps like online map viewer for some popular maps. And like offline map viewer for your own...

    Open Source Android

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  • uebermaps icon


    Share Your Favourite Spots with Family, Friends & the World ... ... in the World's most PASSIONATE MAPS COMMUNITY. - create...

    Free Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud Android iPhone ... Android Tablet Windows Phone iPad

  • eyeMaps icon


    eyeMaps is an Augmented Reality 3D map of the world. Simply point your phone and know what you see.

    Commercial Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad

  • Modest Maps icon

    Modest Maps

    Modest Maps is a small, extensible, and free library for designers and developers who want to use interactive maps in their own...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • Bing Maps 3D icon

    Bing Maps 3D

    To view maps in 3D, and tour and save collections to video, install 3D

    Free Windows

  • SAS.Planet icon


    This program allows work with any maps service if you can describe getting picture by longitude/latitude(if you want you can write...

    Free Windows

  • Earth Browser icon

    Earth Browser

    EarthBrowser is an innovative earth simulation that combines an easy to navigate 3 dimensional globe with real-time weather conditions...

    Commercial Mac Windows

  • Aciqra icon

    Aciqra Discontinued

    Aciqra (uh-SEE-kruh) is a free and open source virtual sky map and planetarium which tracks and displays astronomical bodies including...

    Open Source Windows Linux

  • Mapline icon


    Maximize the use of your Excel spreadsheet data. Make mapping the easiest. Transform Excel data into visual analysis. We lead in data...

    Freemium Mac Windows Web / Cloud

  • Tagzania icon


    Tagzania is an application that helps you saving your places of the world. Using Tagzania you can save the place where you were first...

    Free Web / Cloud

  • Planetarium icon


    A browser-based virtual planetarium of stars and planets customizable by location (latitude and longitude) and time of day.

    Free Web / Cloud

  • TerraExplorer icon


    TerraExplorer is a powerful, easy to use tool to build, analyze, and navigate high resolution 3D world environments created by fusing...

    Freemium Windows Web / Cloud Windows Mobile Android iPhone Android Tablet ... Windows Phone iPad

  • Emerillon icon


    Emerillon is a map viewer. Aiming at simple user interface, Emerillon is a powerful, extensible application. It is pronounced...

    Open Source Linux

  • gvSIG icon

    gvSIG Discontinued

    gvSIG Mini Maps allows you to browse and navigate with GPS a full set of free on/offline maps from your phone or tablet.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Android Android Tablet

  • pTolemy3D icon

    pTolemy3D Discontinued

    pTolemy3D projects goal is to provide FOSS tools necessary to build your own 3D GeoWeb application. The Viewer application is similar...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • Map Pad icon

    Map Pad

    Map Pad is an application that turns your maps into notepads. It behaves like a painting application, allowing you to use a variety of...

    Free iPhone iPad

  • Urthecast icon


    UrtheCast is providing the world's first Ultra HD Earth video platform, streamed from space in near realtime.

    Free Web / Cloud

Google Earth Comments

Google Earth is fun, though I'm not sure if it has any prac ...

Comment by OmgItsTheSmartGuy
about Google Earth Jun 2011

Google Earth is fun, though I'm not sure if it has any practical application.


This works great, I even used it when I was in my geology c ...

Comment by Aaron
about Google Earth Jun 2011

This works great, I even used it when I was in my geology class, I would find the places that we went to in person. It has a lot of nice features, I enjoyed the sunrise/sunset ability. The street views that this has are really cool too.