Google Earth Alternatives

    Google Earth is described as 'lets you fly anywhere on Earth to view satellite imagery, maps, terrain, 3D buildings, from galaxies in outer space to the canyons of the ocean' and is one of the leading apps in the Travel & Location category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Google Earth for a variety of platforms, including the Web, Windows, Android, iPhone and iPad. The best alternative is OpenStreetMap, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Google Earth are OsmAnd (Freemium, Open Source), Marble (Free, Open Source), HERE WeGo (Free) and NASA World Wind (Free, Open Source).

    The list of alternatives was last updated Dec 20, 2020

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

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      The app is no longer updated. Last version, 1.2.3, released in March 2011, can be still downloaded from Google Play Store.

      • Free • Open Source
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      • Android
      • Android Tablet
    • Geo measure area calculator app is major for the GPS fields and land surveying. It helps you to google maps, measurement. Check the distance between two points cities.


    • Interactive 3D globe with wonders of the world, political and geographic maps, and weather.
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    • Maximize the use of your Excel spreadsheet data. Make mapping the easiest. Transform Excel data into visual analysis. We lead in data simplification and presentation. We are committed to deliver the tools needed to outpace competition.
    • This program allows work with any maps service if you can describe getting picture by longitude/latitude(if you want you can write config file or simplepascal script to describe...
      • Free
      • Windows
    • Tagzania is an application that helps you saving your places of the world. Using Tagzania you can save the place where you were first kissed, where you were born or where you work.
      • Free
      • Online
    • pTolemy3D projects goal is to provide FOSS tools necessary to build your own 3D GeoWeb application.

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      • Free • Open Source
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    • Spectator simplifies access to satellite imagery from NASA, ESA and other providers. It gives you access to images archives, but also tracks satellites in real-time to give you information about next image acquisition.
    • To view maps in 3D, and tour and save collections to video, install 3D

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      • Free
      • Windows
    • EarthBrowser is an innovative earth simulation that combines an easy to navigate 3 dimensional globe with real-time weather conditions and 7 day forecasts for thousands of...
      • Mac
      • Windows