Google Earth Alternatives for Linux

There are many alternatives to Google Earth for Linux if you are looking to replace it. The most popular Linux alternative is Small Marble iconMarble, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked 41 alternatives to Google Earth and nine of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to Google Earth are Small NASA World Wind iconNASA World Wind (Free, Open Source), Small KStars iconKStars (Free, Open Source), Small Modest Maps iconModest Maps (Free, Open Source) and Small uebermaps iconuebermaps (Free).

Virtual globe that allows you to virtually visit almost the entirety of Earth. If you're looking for more info about Google Earth like screenshots, reviews and comments you should visit our info page about it. Below you find the best alternatives.

The list of alternatives was last updated: 10/18/2017 4:53:00 PM

Alternatives to Google Earth for Linux with any license

  • Marble

    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.

    • It shows maps of Earth and the sky, also with 3D rendition of our planet. Guest • Nov 2019 Disagree   Agree
    • it also features an offline world map in the form of a globe, with many different layers available, with old age maps and such. DouzeJul 2017 • 3 agrees and 3 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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  • NASA World Wind

    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. Virtually visit any place in the world. Look across the Andes, into the Grand Canyon, over the Alps, or along the African Sahara.

    • This is a developer tool rather than an application that can be used "out of the box", like Google Earth. Guest • Oct 2015 • 11 agrees and 4 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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  • KStars

    KStars is a Desktop Planetarium for KDE. It provides an accurate graphical simulation of the night sky, from any location on Earth, at any date and time. The display includes upto 100 million stars, 13,000 deep-sky objects,all 8 planets, the Sun and Moon, and thousands of comets and asteroids.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux KDE

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  • Modest Maps

    Modest Maps is a small, extensible, and free library for designers and developers who want to use interactive maps in their own projects. It provides a core set of features in a tight, clean package with plenty of hooks for additional functionality.

    • this is a library, not an application Roby718Apr 2017 • 1 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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  • uebermaps

    Save & share your favorite spots and places via interactive maps. uebermaps is used by: - Travelers - Journalists - Communities - Cartographers - Event Planers & Organizers - Publishers - Location Scouts - ... Create a Map, NOW & for FREE! With Local Experts are Sharing Local Information via Maps. Maps have a Topic or Theme and contain Spots and Events that are pinned to a location and time.

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

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  • gvSIG

    gvSIG is a free open-source GIS project, characterized by a user-friendly interface, and capable of quickly accessing the most usual raster and vector formats. In the same view it includes local as well as remote data through a WMS, WCS or WFS.

    • Discontinued
      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 Mac Windows Linux Android Android Tablet

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  • pTolemy3D

    pTolemy3D projects goal is to provide FOSS tools necessary to build your own 3D GeoWeb application. The Viewer application is similar in concept to Google Earth and World WInd Java. Unlike WWJ, there is greater emphasis on the Browser as a platform.

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    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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  • QTViewer

    Libmini is free software that displays geographic terrain data at real-time. This is an example application of integrating libmini in the Qt user interface. The application, the libMini QTViewer, primarily uses libmini viewer functions but provides additional camera control. It is free software licensed under the GPL. Getting Started Tutorial:

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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  • Aciqra

    Aciqra (uh-SEE-kruh) is a free and open source virtual sky map and planetarium which tracks and displays astronomical bodies including planets, nebulae and stars to an accuracy of a fraction of a degree for thousands of years into both the future and the past. It's software that generates a virtual sky so you'll know what's up in the real one.

    • Discontinued
      The project is no longer developed. Last version, 2.3.2, released in July 2013, can be still downloaded from SourceForge.

    Free Open Source Windows Linux

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