TerraExplorer Alternatives

    TerraExplorer is described as 'powerful, easy to use tool to build, analyze, and navigate high resolution 3D world environments created by fusing aerial and satellite photography, terrain elevation data and other 2D and 3D information layers.onto a 3D map,'. There are more than 10 alternatives to TerraExplorer for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Online / Web-based, Mac, Linux and Android. The best alternative is Google Earth. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Leaflet or Google Street View. Other great apps like TerraExplorer are Marble (Free, Open Source), NASA World Wind (Free, Open Source), Bing Maps (Free) and StarCalc (Free).

    This page was last updated Nov 26, 2019

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      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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    1. Leaflet is a modern open-source JavaScript library for mobile-friendly interactive maps. It is developed by Vladimir Agafonkin with a team of dedicated contributors. Weighing just about 28 KB of JS code, it has all the features most developers ever need for online maps.
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      With Street View you can explore the world at street level. Explore world landmarks, discover natural wonders, and step inside locations such as museums, arenas, restaurants, and small businesses with Google Street View.
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    2. 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.
    3. 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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      • Online
      Bing Maps (previously Live Search Maps, Windows Live Maps and Windows Live Local) is a web mapping service provided as a part of Microsofts Bing suite of search engines and powered by the Bing Maps for Enterprise framework.
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      StarCalc is the fastest professional astronomy planetarium & star mapping program for Windows 9x/ME/NT/2000/XP (StarCalc version for PocketPC is available). It illustrates star positions of any instance of the day observed from any geographic locations on the Earth.

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      The program is no longer updated. Last version, 5.73, released in July 2006, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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

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    4. 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.
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      Visualize your local tech startup community on a custom Google Map. Host everything locally on your own server, or optionally show data from Startup Genome.
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