January 31, 2015
Google announced today that its popular service Google Earth Pro is now available for free for everyone. Google Earth Pro builds on the features of the standard Google earth and provides a set of powerful professional features that include GPS tracking and asset management. To start using Google Earth Pro , you need to fill in and complete this form.
Below is a short overview of some compelling features provided by Google Earth Pro:
Measure parking lots and land developments with polygon area measure, or determine affected radius with circle measure.
Print Images up to 4800x3200 px resolution.
Exclusive Pro data layers:
Demographics, parcels, and traffic count.
Ingest up to 2500 addresses at a time, assigning placemarks and style templates in bulk.
Visualize ESRI shapefiles (.shp) and MapInfo (.tab) files.
Movie-Maker: Export Windows Media and Quicktime HD movies, up to 1920x1080 resolution.
Here is a very good chart from Google comparing Google Earth and Google Earth Pro