Google Earth is a great program for viewing satellite images. Fly over the world and take a look in your own back garden, or view your birthplace from the air. Google Earth can also explore the starry sky and the ocean floor. Historical images are also available.
The program is very simple: you get to see satellite images of the earth on your PC (it starts with the globe), then you enter a place and a country (for example: Amsterdam, Netherlands). Google Earth searches for this place and "flies" to it. Once it has found the location, the program will focus and you will see the desired satellite images. You can zoom in up to the level of cars.
You can also view the starry sky with the built-in Google Sky. To do this, go to View | Investigate and choose Earth, Heaven, Mars or Moon. A nice extra is the flight simulator with which you can fly over the earth. This is under the menu Extra | Open the flight simulator.
There is also the possibility to explore the ocean floor. You can do this by checking the "Ocean" layers in the left sidebar of Google Earth. Then you can see shipwrecks, travels by Jacques Cousteau and much more.
You can also 'time travel' by viewing old images of a location. You switch this option on under View | Historical imagery.
Finally, you can record a 'tour' yourself by recording comments on a route you take via Google Earth. A kind of virtual sight seeing.
Google Earth is a fun toy to spend many hours with. An internet connection is needed to retrieve the satellite images.
You can free download Google Earth and safe install the latest trial or new full version for Windows 10 (x32, 64 bit, 86) from the official site.
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