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Free Google Earth Alternatives

The best free alternative to Google Earth is OpenStreetMap, which is also Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to Google Earth and many of them is free so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting free alternatives to Google Earth are OsmAnd, Marble, Organic Maps and HERE WeGo.

Google Earth alternatives are mainly Map Services but may also be GPS Navigation Services or Weather Forecast Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Google Earth.
This page was last updated Apr 14, 2022
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  1. OpenStreetMap is a project aimed squarely at creating and providing free geographic data such as street maps to anyone who wants them. It is a free editable map of the whole world. It is made by people like you.

    OpenStreetMap vs Google Earth opinions
    Most users think OpenStreetMap is a great alternative to Google Earth.
    hasanyildiz

    Very well is job. Excellent.

    Positive comment 5 months ago
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    It's a google maps alternative. Google Earth is 3d and this is 2d.

    Negative comment about 2 years ago
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    zokris

    OSM is a repository of maps. Although it is excellent, it is not a software and doesn't have many of the 3D functionalities Google Earth has.

    Negative comment almost 2 years ago
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    It is open source, advance, and free.

    Positive comment about 3 years ago
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  2. OsmAnd is a map and navigation application with access to the free, worldwide, and high-quality OpenStreetMap data.

    OsmAnd vs Google Earth opinions
    Most users think OsmAnd is a great alternative to Google Earth.
    JoPatate

    Every thing you need to organize bike trip, light and powerfull app.

    Positive comment over 1 year ago
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  3. Marble

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    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 places and roads. A mouse click on a place label will provide the respective Wikipedia article.

    Marble vs Google Earth opinions
    Most users think Marble is a great alternative to Google Earth.
    Douze

    it also features an offline world map in the form of a globe, with many different layers available, with old age maps and such.

    Positive comment almost 5 years ago
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    It shows maps of Earth and the sky, also with 3D rendition of our planet.

    Positive comment over 2 years ago
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  4. Organic Maps is an Android & iOS offline maps app for travelers, tourists, hikers, and cyclists based on top of crowd-sourced OpenStreetMap data and curated with love by MAPS.ME founders.

  5. HERE WeGo

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

    HERE WeGo vs Google Earth opinions
    Most users think HERE WeGo is a great alternative to Google Earth.

    It actually comes up with places of interest when you search

    Positive comment about 3 years ago
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  6. NASA World Wind

    • FreeOpen Source
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    World Wind lets you zoom from satellite altitude into any place on Earth. Leveraging Landsat satellite imagery and Shuttle Radar Topography Mission data, World Wind lets you experience Earth terrain in visually rich 3D, just as if you were really there.

    NASA World Wind vs Google Earth opinions
    Most users think NASA World Wind is a great alternative to Google Earth.

    This is a developer tool rather than an application that can be used "out of the box", like Google Earth.

    Negative comment over 6 years ago
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  7. Google Street View

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    • Google Maps

    A Google Maps service that contains millions of panoramic photos from both Google and contributors.

    Most users think Google Street View is a great alternative to Google Earth.
  8. 2GIS

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    2GIS provides 3D-maps of 180+ cities, contacts of 1.5 million companies, car routing and public transport routes and and more! 2GIS is a complete and up-to-date directory of organizations with detailed cities’ maps.

    Most users think 2GIS is a great alternative to Google Earth.
  9. Transportr

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Android

    Transportr is the public transport companion that respects your privacy and your freedom. Transportr is a non-profit app developed by people around the world to make using public transport as easy as possible wherever you are.

  10. Yandex.Maps

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    Yandex.Maps gives you access to maps of over 1800 cities and towns right in your pocket. Find addresses and companies. Plan your journeys in a car or on public transport taking current traffic conditions into account.

    Yandex.Maps vs Google Earth opinions
    Some users think Yandex.Maps is a great alternative to Google Earth, some don't.

    it is simply an alternative to Google Maps and that, by itself, is a great. Alternatives are awesome.

    Positive comment about 3 years ago
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