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pTolemy3D is described as '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' and is a Map service in the travel & location category. There are six alternatives to pTolemy3D for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Online / Web-based, Mac, Android and iPhone. The best alternative is Google Earth. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try NASA World Wind or Spectator. Other great apps like pTolemy3D are Earth Browser, Earth View from Google Earth and Satellitemap.space.

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

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  1. Google Earth icon

    Google Earth

    • Free PersonalProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • BSD
    • iPad

    Google Earth 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. You can explore rich geographical content, save your toured places, and share with others.

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    NASA World Wind

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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.

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    Blue Marble: View of the eastern hemisphere


  3. 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.

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    Earth Browser

    • Mac
    • 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 locations worldwide.

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    Earth View from Google Earth

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    • Google Chrome

    Earth View is a collection of the most beautiful and striking landscapes found in Google Earth.

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    Satellitemap.space

    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad

    Find internet constellation satellites such as the SpaceX Starlink and Oneweb networks on the world map and in your area using augmented reality.

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