Google Earth Pro

Google Earth Pro Geology with Rockware
Google Earth Pro Geology with Rockware

Visualize & Analyze your World in 3D

Google Earth Pro is a 3D interactive globe that can be used to aid planning, analysis and decision making. Businesses, governments and professional users from around the world use Google Earth Pro data visualization, site planning and information sharing tools.



Get Productive

With the advanced measuring and drawing tools in Google Earth Pro, you can plan, measure and visualize a site without even leaving your desk.

Make better decisions

Visualize your own information in Google Earth Pro alongside exclusive data layers such as land parcel, demographics and historical traffic data.

Share with others

Create videos in Google Earth Pro that can be shared with stakeholders and customers, providing a unique perspective for any location-based project.

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Google Earth

View satellite imagery, maps, terrain, 3D buildings, galaxies far in space, and the deepest depths of the ocean -- right from the desktop.

Google Earth Pro

Google Earth Pro includes the same easy-to-use features and imagery of Google Earth, but with additional professional tools designed specifically for business users.

Features Google Earth Google Earth Pro
Print images Screen Resolution only Premium high resolution images
Regionate large datasets ✔
Batch geocode addresses ✔
Import GIS data ✔
Import GIS images Manually Geo-locate Automatically Geo-located
Import large image files Up to max texture size More than max texture size
(Super Image Overlays)
Access demographic, parcel & traffic data layers ✔
Create premium movies ✔
Measure area of a polygon or circle ✔
Map multiple points at once ✔
Viewshed tool ✔
Map making tool ✔


Frequently Asked Questions

What do I get with Google Earth Pro?

Google Earth Pro gives you access to Google's comprehensive globe, including aerial imagery, street data, panoramic Street View images, historical imagery, and points of interest. In addition, Google Earth Pro offers tools and capabilities designed specifically for business users, including:

  • Print high resolution screenshots
  • Map large GIS datasets
  • Quickly map thousands of addresses
  • Create custom movies to share with clients and customers
  • Measure area with a polygon or circle
  • View demographic, parcel and traffic data displayed in colorful layers

For more details, check out our Product Comparison Chart.

Does Pro include better (enhanced, updated, real-time, or higher resolution) imagery?

Google Earth Pro uses the same imagery database as the free and Pro trial versions of Google Earth. However, with Google Earth Pro, you can print these locations at a higher output resolution. You also receive additional tools designed specifically to enhance your organization's productivity, including demographic, parcel and traffic data layers, to name a few. For more details, check out our Product Comparison Chart.

Can I use the Google Earth imagery in my presentations, reports, website, etc.?

Once you license Google Earth Pro, you can use Google Earth Pro images and data for marketing purposes as long as this data is not sold to any third parties. Additionally, the images must retain their copyright and source information. Images and videos used in on-air media require special approval. Visit Google's Geo Permissions Guidelines for for more details. You may also want to review the Google Earth Licensing Agreement for specific licensing information.

Do I need the Pro version?

If your business is looking to use Google Earth for any external purpose, you will need to license Google Earth Pro. Examples of external use include using imagery from Google Earth in reports and presentations or otherwise creating materials that will be displayed or distributed outside of your organization. Other reasons to license Google Earth Pro are for the extended set of features and higher level of support. For more details, see the product features.