Google Earth Download

Learn about the different versions of Google Earth, which one is right for you and how to download the correct version.

Google Earth
Google Earth

Looking for Google Earth?

Google Earth is available in three major versions:

  • Google Earth for the Web
  • Google Earth Pro
  • Google Earth for Android and iOS

Google Earth for the Web

The most limited version of Google Earth, the web version is also the easiest to use. Google Earth for the Web is built right into your browser.

Google Earth Web
Google Earth Pro

Google Earth Pro

Initially released as “Keyhole EarthViewer”, the core technology behind Google Earth has been around since the late 1990s. Originally developed to work around technological constraints in 3D gaming, they have improved all the features that you will find in Google Earth for the Web and increased the performance for Google Earth Pro.

Google Earth for Android and iOS

Google Earth for Android and iOS is the most accessible while you’re on the go. The mobile version, accessible on phones and tablets, maintains many of the features of Google Earth for the Web such as exploring, measuring and creating projects.

Google Earth Android

Frequently Asked Questions

Google Earth for the Web, Google Earth Pro and Google Earth for mobile (Android and iOS) are available for free. Check them all out here.

The main difference between Google Earth Pro and Google Earth for the Web is the resolution you are able to achieve. Google Earth Pro offers premium, high-resolution photos to be captured.
It is free! Google Earth Pro used to cost $399 per year. However, in 2015 Google released Google Earth Pro for free.

The main competitor to Google Earth is Equator Maps. Equator lets you do everything Google Earth does and more directly in your browser.