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Google Earth Pro features now available for free to everyone

Google has announced that they are making Google Earth Pro features free to all users. Google Earth Pro adds a number of features and on top of the standard Google Earth desktop setup that allow you to measure 3D buildings, record HD video of your virtual flights, and more. You'll now be able to record your virtual trip to your favorite city absolutely free.

To use Google Earth Pro for free, you can download the desktop app and grab a free key from Google. Enter your user name and license key when you open the app and you'll be good to go. Existing Pro users don't need to do anything, and their license keys will continue to work just fine.

Source: Google

18 Comments
  • This is cool. Posted via the Android Central App
  • does this change anything for actual business users?
  • It's Christmas. Even though I'm not Christian. Posted via the Android Central App
  • A shame it doesn't work on ChromeOS. :( bummer.
  • The bigger news is: there was a pro version of Google Earth?
  • Paid version of Earth existed even before Google acquisition
  • +10000000000 Posted via Android Central App
  • I like to think I'm at least fairly savvy on most things Android and Google....but honestly, I had no idea there was a Google Earth Pro. I wonder where Google would be if they worked as hard and clever at marketing as Apple does their services/devices! Posted via the Android Central App
  • I didn't know their was a free and paid version! Posted via the Android Central App
  • Does this change anything for the mobile version? Posted via the Android Central App
  • Lazy me wants to know: what's the difference? Posted via the Android Central App
  • Too lazy to even read the AC article apparently Posted via the Android Central App
  • Lol good point. I bow my head in shame. Posted via the Android Central App
  • I thought earth was being discontinued soon. Posted via the Android Central App
  • I read about that too, that Google Earth development was being terminated, I think in December. Posted with my Galaxy Note Edge via the Android Central App
  • FYI the pro version cost $400 per year. This is a big drop in price. Posted via Android Central App
  • Unable to complete your request due to technical troubles. AC App on SGS3
  • Not *quite* everyone... Apparently Google Earth Pro is only on Windows/Mac... Those of us on Linux appear to be
    out of luck....