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Google Earth

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Find satellite images of any location. Discover cities and mountains with tours.

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  • img Community
    A 3-day trip to Rome might not be in your budget right now, but you can still check out all of the sights. With history tours on Google Earth, you can enjoy all of the tourist attractions and historic sights right from your living room.
    img by Stefan
    1 year ago
  • img Community
    Two-dimensional maps are a thing of the past. Any true fan of topography will tell you that. A 3D view is so much better. This app covers it quite well and, as a bonus, offers site analysis, the ability to search for 1000s of exact locations, and will always consider slope angles and water sources.
    img by Gwen
    10 months ago
  • Oct 17, 2021

    By Md. Arbab-ul Islam
    I would request adding an option for historical imagery, just like in google earth pro. In this way we can see changes of places over time in our phones as well. Please add this in the next update. Other than this the app is overall good.
  • Detail Update Please Nov 30, 2019

    By CrystalCafe!
    Ive been a fan of google earth for a long time now. I recall that the first images used to allow the bottom of the ocean exploration with a smooth transition from land to sea. With the new updates and imagery, a lot of detail has been removed. I used to remember looking at land masses and seeing the trees and roads but the current images are now blurry blobs. Also the area surrounding and encompassing Antarctica is severely pathetic. We the people want the details and the Truth. Why is it that there are photoshop cuts and cloud clips, that are covering up detail of the landscape? Please fire the photoshop team and tell it like it is. What good is exploring the planet in virtual format if all you get is blurred images to hide those detail? I don’t use Google Earth much any more because it is a joke now. It makes me sad that all the big corporations want to keep people in the dark, never sharing what they find. Who are you to make that judgment on all of the population. What gives you the rite to hide valuable discoveries from us? And why? It just makes me sad that you were not raised with the truth and so you find ways to cover it up :(
  • Oct 23, 2021

    By Jeremy Pack
    Works for a minute or as soon as I start moving screen around it closes out. If you just need a quick look it's good but if you want to look around for a while you will have to reload multiple times. But it can be used but just briefly.
  • Recommended for geography nerds Aug 27, 2021

    By fdasscgar
    This is a great app and I'd recommend getting it. Unfortunately, the whole world isn't 3d, but that makes sense for multiple reasons. For one, most of the non-3d areas are random countryside's or small towns, which makes sense, as it would take so much effort to turn a tiny little town in the middle of Canada to 3d, and it's not worth it. For two, places like China, Russia, and North Korea obviously aren't 3d because those countries dont give us permission to analyze there country at every angle thousands of times (for good reason). Overall, it's amazing, and I fully recommend it to any geography or history nerd. One thing that would be cool is adding a function where you could change the time of day. For example, you could set it to midnight setting, and everything would be dark and windows would be glowing. I don't know how the Google satellites work, so it might not even be possible to add a day/night setting with our current technology. Anyway, that's my review!
  • Oct 21, 2021

    By Jared Mitchell
    I'm not usually a gusher! This app is really good when looking for a perspective houses to buy, you get a clear look at boudries whats near by, the state of the roof ;D
  • It’s Great! but needs some fixes and updating Sep 10, 2021

    By adrian_creativity
    I have been using the Google Earth engine for about 2 years now and I have absolutely loved the app, but there are some wacky things to fix. I am writing this review about the new update, as I was scrolling around the small town I live at (Elko, NV) I was very unsatisfied about the new street view update, there were new images of the towns streets but there was so much a mix of images from years back that are still not updated and they make me very uncomfortable and I don’t understand why you can’t update the whole town in the same day. I know 3Ding buildings on Earth can be difficult but why can’t a town of 21,000 people be in 3D? I think it would be nice to have new images of my small town in 3D, the imagery and the time lapses of this app are great and I Am in love with them but please fix things I mention in this review and try updating more often.
  • Couple updates please? Aug 15, 2021

    By CouchPotato🥔
    When I first found out about this was in first grade. My teacher has iPads and he has one for each of us. And there lied, Google Maps. I would love it! I would search up my name, my house, etc. so like a year later I decided to get it. A Little disappointed because their hasn’t been an update. Like I would now because my dad built a padio. And my friends house wasn’t built until 2019. And it hasn’t had an update since 3 years. I would LOVE for an update on the world. And, also please make it so you can see everything in real life when you want to see like a mall or something. Because I wanted to see what Ariana Grande’s house looks like but I couldn’t because she lived in like a town and I couldn’t go down this road. So I would like for you to do these things. It will probably take a while for you do go around the world (no duh).
  • Oct 24, 2021

    By Ryan Linder
    Why is there not an option on my Galaxy s8 active like there is on a laptop or a regular computer to see images taken in certain years on google earth? It would be great if there was.
  • Oct 17, 2021

    By Md. Arbab-ul Islam
    I would request adding an option for historical imagery, just like in google earth pro. In this way we can see changes of places over time in our phones as well. Please add this in the next update. Other than this the app is overall good.
  • Detail Update Please Nov 30, 2019

    By CrystalCafe!
    Ive been a fan of google earth for a long time now. I recall that the first images used to allow the bottom of the ocean exploration with a smooth transition from land to sea. With the new updates and imagery, a lot of detail has been removed. I used to remember looking at land masses and seeing the trees and roads but the current images are now blurry blobs. Also the area surrounding and encompassing Antarctica is severely pathetic. We the people want the details and the Truth. Why is it that there are photoshop cuts and cloud clips, that are covering up detail of the landscape? Please fire the photoshop team and tell it like it is. What good is exploring the planet in virtual format if all you get is blurred images to hide those detail? I don’t use Google Earth much any more because it is a joke now. It makes me sad that all the big corporations want to keep people in the dark, never sharing what they find. Who are you to make that judgment on all of the population. What gives you the rite to hide valuable discoveries from us? And why? It just makes me sad that you were not raised with the truth and so you find ways to cover it up :(
  • Oct 23, 2021

    By Jeremy Pack
    Works for a minute or as soon as I start moving screen around it closes out. If you just need a quick look it's good but if you want to look around for a while you will have to reload multiple times. But it can be used but just briefly.
  • Recommended for geography nerds Aug 27, 2021

    By fdasscgar
    This is a great app and I'd recommend getting it. Unfortunately, the whole world isn't 3d, but that makes sense for multiple reasons. For one, most of the non-3d areas are random countryside's or small towns, which makes sense, as it would take so much effort to turn a tiny little town in the middle of Canada to 3d, and it's not worth it. For two, places like China, Russia, and North Korea obviously aren't 3d because those countries dont give us permission to analyze there country at every angle thousands of times (for good reason). Overall, it's amazing, and I fully recommend it to any geography or history nerd. One thing that would be cool is adding a function where you could change the time of day. For example, you could set it to midnight setting, and everything would be dark and windows would be glowing. I don't know how the Google satellites work, so it might not even be possible to add a day/night setting with our current technology. Anyway, that's my review!
  • Oct 21, 2021

    By Jared Mitchell
    I'm not usually a gusher! This app is really good when looking for a perspective houses to buy, you get a clear look at boudries whats near by, the state of the roof ;D
  • It’s Great! but needs some fixes and updating Sep 10, 2021

    By adrian_creativity
    I have been using the Google Earth engine for about 2 years now and I have absolutely loved the app, but there are some wacky things to fix. I am writing this review about the new update, as I was scrolling around the small town I live at (Elko, NV) I was very unsatisfied about the new street view update, there were new images of the towns streets but there was so much a mix of images from years back that are still not updated and they make me very uncomfortable and I don’t understand why you can’t update the whole town in the same day. I know 3Ding buildings on Earth can be difficult but why can’t a town of 21,000 people be in 3D? I think it would be nice to have new images of my small town in 3D, the imagery and the time lapses of this app are great and I Am in love with them but please fix things I mention in this review and try updating more often.
  • Couple updates please? Aug 15, 2021

    By CouchPotato🥔
    When I first found out about this was in first grade. My teacher has iPads and he has one for each of us. And there lied, Google Maps. I would love it! I would search up my name, my house, etc. so like a year later I decided to get it. A Little disappointed because their hasn’t been an update. Like I would now because my dad built a padio. And my friends house wasn’t built until 2019. And it hasn’t had an update since 3 years. I would LOVE for an update on the world. And, also please make it so you can see everything in real life when you want to see like a mall or something. Because I wanted to see what Ariana Grande’s house looks like but I couldn’t because she lived in like a town and I couldn’t go down this road. So I would like for you to do these things. It will probably take a while for you do go around the world (no duh).
  • Oct 24, 2021

    By Ryan Linder
    Why is there not an option on my Galaxy s8 active like there is on a laptop or a regular computer to see images taken in certain years on google earth? It would be great if there was.
  • Sorry to say but.. a few kinks.. Jul 7, 2020

    By sqash27
    So I had and deleted one and a half year ago because I didn’t rlly think I would need it. So earlier yesterday ( today’s yesterday) I was getting bored and so I got this app again and I had to get the older version. So idk if that is related to this but.. every time I try to “ walk “ in the streets it lets me go little ways but then it stops working and takes me to my home screen :( Is it related to old version of google earth or maybe because I don’t have latest version of iPad? Could it be because my iPad is like five years old or is it just something that needs a bug fix update? Or can you not fix? I totally understand if you cannot fix though because I know you all work hard reading reviews and trying to fix any problems anyone has. Thx for all your hard work guys! Me appreciates it. Sincerely, INFO UNAVAILABLE
  • Hey I just wanna say something about this app Jun 23, 2020

    By AngryBirds09
    Unfortunately people lately have been saying there’s many glitches and strange things found on this app (and I agree) but since then there hasn’t been a SINGLE glitch or bug or strange thing that I have ever seen on this app known as google earth or google maps (whatever) but I just don’t understand what the point of these bugs and glitches are. Many people have found these kinds of bugs but I just don’t get where they came from and why this app has a lot of bugs and glitches. I don’t Know maybe something really is wrong with this app. Well good thing those glitches are fixed because I would be terrified if I saw a glitch. Because usually bugs and glitches on this App are usually very disturbing and I agree with them. Otherwise this app is great and I hope u like it too :)
  • Oct 21, 2021

    By Edward Rigby
    Love the idea of the app and when it works, it's amazing. It's just a shame that, if I use it for more than a couple of minutes, it freezes, locks up the phone and I have to do a hard reboot. Also did this on my 2 previous phones. Shame.
  • Not Even Basic App Comforts (2020 iPad Pro) May 19, 2020

    By somethingcheesy
    It takes a lot of disappointment for me to write reviews but this app is just so flat. It’s like they took what they were in the process of developing years ago and just threw it up without even looking at it for a quick review. I am terrible at geography and thought this would help me with a class I’m taking but I was mistaken. You can’t adjust any type of visual settings so if you zoom too far in on, say, China, you get a million different location names in English and Chinese and you can’t even see the land under all the text. Also, it would be really enjoyable (and easier on my old lady eyes) to be able to make borders bold or different colors or even cut out a region to view it individually. It is absolutely impossible to tell one country/state from the next with the impossibly thin tan line separating everything that, oh yea, is the same color that is used for most of the landscape. What a mess. Overall really great concept but what I’m gathering from other reviews, the app particularly for iPad is super low quality compared to others. I now know that if I had a desktop I’d be able to look at the moon and mars so I feel really gypped now. And yes, even though I didn’t pay anything I still feel shortchanged.
  • Oct 21, 2021

    By Nelson Fernandes
    Why is this application not updated yet?. The images are taken like year ago, I've been staying in Goa India and the pictures I saw are like a year ago. So many changes in Goan roads. Not so useful apps. It has to keep updating every week.
  • Oct 19, 2021

    By Saroj Thapa
    The images of my area is very old. May be its the same with other places too. Not of much help for getting village info because the images are many years old. Only good for cities, i guess..
  • Oct 16, 2021

    By Javier Contreras
    Google is selectively throttling my access to Earth through this app. After a minute or so nothing will load at all and it's no issue with my connection. I have no such issue with Earth Pro on the desktop.
  • Oct 24, 2021

    By Rikard Lalić
    Excelent app. Not showing anything but pure view. No roads, no locations no... Settings modifying makes no change. Android 11.
  • Oct 21, 2021

    By James Burton
    Great app, in desperate need of an update! Very old and stagnant information; but yet easy to navigate. Update this app please!
  • Out of Focus Garbage Mar 31, 2021

    By Addybyte
    I can’t express my disappointment enough!! I’m rating this one star because there is no zero to pick. Today’s Google Earth is a former shadow of itself in terms of image quality and resolution. I was a huge fan of the application a decade ago, but had not used it in quite a while. I just got a new iPad and installed it to take a nostalgic walk down memory lane, and I almost threw up. Most apps make an effort to improve over time, but this one has managed to regress. It has become a piece of out-of-focus garbage. I was so looking forward to visually traveling to another part of the world while we are under COVID restrictions and flying over a city and its streets I once knew so well, but all I found was a distorted mess compared to my former virtual visits. The graphics of streets and buildings are a bad cubic Minecraft experience. Can you use the app for middle school geography? Yes. But for really studying topography and detail? Don’t waste your time. Google Earth has lost its mojo in a major way.
  • Slow, very, very slow updates Apr 23, 2018

    By Krazo1
    “Okay. Guys we got the data in for the whole world! Now we can sit on our butts for years and years and never have to update it”...said the boss at google earth a decade ago. I know it is free, but I have State Farm road atlases with the picture of a 1953 Buick on the cover that has more up to date maps than Google earth! Those were also free! Their competition is buying new images like crazy and have current maps/terrain. Perhaps GE just isn’t in the game any more and are letting this program wither and die when more folks like me discover it is full of ancient artifacts instead of a current set of images. I’m in the hinterlands of the fly over in the USA...Denver Colorado. Doubt if the GE staff can spell it let alone find it on their own program. The images I deal with are from three to seven YEARS old. Streets, many buildings, power lines, pipelines, public facilities have been built and in place for years in the suburban areas of this city. There are much more current images in Tibet and South America, Do not use this app if you are expecting to get current images. It is poor for that. One feature that might be helpful is to have a streamlined method to report obsolete images, or offer the ability to purchase new images of specific areas if Google cannot afford to update your area of interest.
  • Oct 19, 2021

    By C B
    Updates wrecked what used to be a great app. Annoying pop up of photos and text covering the maps, and most settings are gone.
  • img Community
    A 3-day trip to Rome might not be in your budget right now, but you can still check out all of the sights. With history tours on Google Earth, you can enjoy all of the tourist attractions and historic sights right from your living room.
    img by Stefan
    1 year ago
  • img Community
    Two-dimensional maps are a thing of the past. Any true fan of topography will tell you that. A 3D view is so much better. This app covers it quite well and, as a bonus, offers site analysis, the ability to search for 1000s of exact locations, and will always consider slope angles and water sources.
    img by Gwen
    10 months ago

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  • Recommended for geography nerds Aug 27, 2021

    By fdasscgar
    This is a great app and I'd recommend getting it. Unfortunately, the whole world isn't 3d, but that makes sense for multiple reasons. For one, most of the non-3d areas are random countryside's or small towns, which makes sense, as it would take so much effort to turn a tiny little town in the middle of Canada to 3d, and it's not worth it. For two, places like China, Russia, and North Korea obviously aren't 3d because those countries dont give us permission to analyze there country at every angle thousands of times (for good reason). Overall, it's amazing, and I fully recommend it to any geography or history nerd. One thing that would be cool is adding a function where you could change the time of day. For example, you could set it to midnight setting, and everything would be dark and windows would be glowing. I don't know how the Google satellites work, so it might not even be possible to add a day/night setting with our current technology. Anyway, that's my review!
  • Oct 21, 2021

    By Jared Mitchell
    I'm not usually a gusher! This app is really good when looking for a perspective houses to buy, you get a clear look at boudries whats near by, the state of the roof ;D
  • Couple updates please? Aug 15, 2021

    By CouchPotato🥔
    When I first found out about this was in first grade. My teacher has iPads and he has one for each of us. And there lied, Google Maps. I would love it! I would search up my name, my house, etc. so like a year later I decided to get it. A Little disappointed because their hasn’t been an update. Like I would now because my dad built a padio. And my friends house wasn’t built until 2019. And it hasn’t had an update since 3 years. I would LOVE for an update on the world. And, also please make it so you can see everything in real life when you want to see like a mall or something. Because I wanted to see what Ariana Grande’s house looks like but I couldn’t because she lived in like a town and I couldn’t go down this road. So I would like for you to do these things. It will probably take a while for you do go around the world (no duh).
  • Oct 21, 2021

    By Dimitar Milushev
    I have basically no complaints, work well on mobile, finds places easy. Yea, good app. Off topic: The service no the PC website got slow.
  • Sep 27, 2021

    By M. Davis
    'Google Earth' allows you to view the world from satellite as well as access Street View with the press of a button. It's a high quality app that everyone on the Google Earth team should be proud of. It's convenient and all the controls are logical in placement and function. Of note; it's rather lethargic on my older devices running Snapdragon 425 and smaller processors; but it's acceptably fast and smooth on my current phone rocking a Snapdragon 632.
  • Sep 28, 2021

    By John Rock
    I spend a lot of time on this app looking at everything around the world. I just don't understand one thing why it keeps crashing on me. I'm up to date on Google play so it's not that and I always let it refresh at 100% before I move on. And I'm using a brand new phone. So could someone please send me information on how to fix this problem. And then I'll delete most of this rating to just how much I enjoy using it.
  • Updates Aug 16, 2020

    By hfhhfhfhhfhf
    I just want to say that I wish all the maps update there City New York has not updated london San Francisco losngls and more the building don’t change New York 3D buildings Are in 2018 this year it should be 2019 so as rest of the world 3D city and it’s not live and no upadates of the building years we have to wait and Washington DC has no 3 d buildings and I’m looking at the same 3D building in New York for a year or more and it should have live maps and the loading you get shots cause far away it dose not load so google earth please make New York City have new 3D building cause the time New York takes place in is 2018 so now the 3D buildings should be 2019 by now so google earth update the 3D city’s more ok
  • most used app on my phone 💗 Jun 30, 2020

    By Spider-Gwen✨
    yes, you heard that right. Google Earth is a great way to explore new places when you’re at home, especially during the pandemic. it’s a great way to explore places that you probably will never go to. my only suggestion is a night version, because I would really like to see different places at night, especially Milwaukee, Wisconsin. but I won’t take a star off of this app since you would have to drive around the whole world to give us a night version. however, it is something you should consider. You should also update the street map because it’s old and it’s from 2018 and I live in a growing neighborhood.
  • I will be forever grateful May 13, 2020

    By llamalam
    So today my mom is going to go to Jalapeño in my city so we can get a burrito because their burritos are good. So I looked up where Jalapeño is in my city and I memorized that spot. I am also in the mood for a smoothie and looked up Tropical Smoothie Cafe because their Bahama Mama is one of my favorite smoothies. I looked up both of them to see if they were even remotely near each other because if they were, I could get a smoothie. It turns out they’re right next to each other! Google Earth helped me figure out if I could get a smoothie and I am forever thankful for that. Now every time my mom goes out to Jalapeño I have a decent chance of her saying yes to getting tropical smoothie.
  • Oct 17, 2021

    By Md. Arbab-ul Islam
    I would request adding an option for historical imagery, just like in google earth pro. In this way we can see changes of places over time in our phones as well. Please add this in the next update. Other than this the app is overall good.
  • It’s Great! but needs some fixes and updating Sep 10, 2021

    By adrian_creativity
    I have been using the Google Earth engine for about 2 years now and I have absolutely loved the app, but there are some wacky things to fix. I am writing this review about the new update, as I was scrolling around the small town I live at (Elko, NV) I was very unsatisfied about the new street view update, there were new images of the towns streets but there was so much a mix of images from years back that are still not updated and they make me very uncomfortable and I don’t understand why you can’t update the whole town in the same day. I know 3Ding buildings on Earth can be difficult but why can’t a town of 21,000 people be in 3D? I think it would be nice to have new images of my small town in 3D, the imagery and the time lapses of this app are great and I Am in love with them but please fix things I mention in this review and try updating more often.
  • Oct 24, 2021

    By Ryan Linder
    Why is there not an option on my Galaxy s8 active like there is on a laptop or a regular computer to see images taken in certain years on google earth? It would be great if there was.
  • Sorry to say but.. a few kinks.. Jul 7, 2020

    By sqash27
    So I had and deleted one and a half year ago because I didn’t rlly think I would need it. So earlier yesterday ( today’s yesterday) I was getting bored and so I got this app again and I had to get the older version. So idk if that is related to this but.. every time I try to “ walk “ in the streets it lets me go little ways but then it stops working and takes me to my home screen :( Is it related to old version of google earth or maybe because I don’t have latest version of iPad? Could it be because my iPad is like five years old or is it just something that needs a bug fix update? Or can you not fix? I totally understand if you cannot fix though because I know you all work hard reading reviews and trying to fix any problems anyone has. Thx for all your hard work guys! Me appreciates it. Sincerely, INFO UNAVAILABLE
  • Hey I just wanna say something about this app Jun 23, 2020

    By AngryBirds09
    Unfortunately people lately have been saying there’s many glitches and strange things found on this app (and I agree) but since then there hasn’t been a SINGLE glitch or bug or strange thing that I have ever seen on this app known as google earth or google maps (whatever) but I just don’t understand what the point of these bugs and glitches are. Many people have found these kinds of bugs but I just don’t get where they came from and why this app has a lot of bugs and glitches. I don’t Know maybe something really is wrong with this app. Well good thing those glitches are fixed because I would be terrified if I saw a glitch. Because usually bugs and glitches on this App are usually very disturbing and I agree with them. Otherwise this app is great and I hope u like it too :)
  • Love it, but does have some issues. Aug 2, 2021

    By 🧡~LemurTheRainwing~🧡
    This app is really amazing, but there is a few things I have issues with. First, it is really outdated. Many of the pictures are from early 2000’s and a lot of stuff has been added to some places since then. Also, it can be really laggy, glitchy, and I do feel like such an impressively complex company such as Google has the tools to fix the lag, but chooses not to. I do however, really love it. For example, I love to write and draw, and this app allows me to use 3D imagery to study the places in which my stories may be set. It is also such a fun thing to use when bored, I love to just go to random places I will probably never be able to visit in reality. Overall, I do enjoy it very much, and would throughly recommend.
  • Really great! Jan 3, 2021

    By Christofer Williams
    Oh, man. I use this app far more than I’d like to admit. When I’m planning out mountaineering routes and backcountry ski trips, Google Earth proves shockingly useful. I would never use Google Earth in place of a detailed topo map, but there’s something revelatory about being able to fly around a 3-D image of your objective and view it from different angles. In fact, it’s this usefulness that makes me occasionally frustrated with it. The reliance on data signal makes it an unreliable friend in the backcountry. I wish (like with Google Maps) there were some way to save certain areas to my phone so that I could consult a 3-D rendering of the terrain in which I’m currently route-finding, rather than just taking a ton of screenshots.
  • Destination to Destination May 30, 2021

    By 14StxS
    I’ve used this app for near a decade. Previously I could type a city to city (near or close to those cities center) and see a driving route, without, putting in an exact address and get the driving time and get a close estimated miles. This now has been lost, what a shame. One needs to complete address’s on both ends in order to now get that driving and miles information. I would again like too be able to select just a city to city and get that information to adjust my driving and time required for a trip. Overall it is still a valued tool. However, little things lost as this, degrades a once positive app to a “So-So”.
  • Detail Update Please Nov 30, 2019

    By CrystalCafe!
    Ive been a fan of google earth for a long time now. I recall that the first images used to allow the bottom of the ocean exploration with a smooth transition from land to sea. With the new updates and imagery, a lot of detail has been removed. I used to remember looking at land masses and seeing the trees and roads but the current images are now blurry blobs. Also the area surrounding and encompassing Antarctica is severely pathetic. We the people want the details and the Truth. Why is it that there are photoshop cuts and cloud clips, that are covering up detail of the landscape? Please fire the photoshop team and tell it like it is. What good is exploring the planet in virtual format if all you get is blurred images to hide those detail? I don’t use Google Earth much any more because it is a joke now. It makes me sad that all the big corporations want to keep people in the dark, never sharing what they find. Who are you to make that judgment on all of the population. What gives you the rite to hide valuable discoveries from us? And why? It just makes me sad that you were not raised with the truth and so you find ways to cover it up :(
  • Oct 23, 2021

    By Jeremy Pack
    Works for a minute or as soon as I start moving screen around it closes out. If you just need a quick look it's good but if you want to look around for a while you will have to reload multiple times. But it can be used but just briefly.
  • Oct 25, 2021

    By Ayanah Curry
    It is good and not good, if I have it open like 2 minests it freezes till my phone is almost died. But the good thing is I can find my way around my town. Stay safe by.
  • Fix the time differences Aug 31, 2020

    By Confederate son
    I’ve always LOVED this app. Being able to explore places I’ve always wanted to go without having to get off the couch. But, I’ve noticed a problem and to be completely honest I can’t seem to find a reason why the people in charge can’t or won’t fix these problems. First problem is the blurred areas. Certain places I’ve looked at in the past were completely clear and I was always able to zoom in almost to the point of being able to read street signs. Now y’all have started blurring our a LOT of different details and to be honest it makes the app a lot less appealing and more useless than useful. Problem #2. The seasonal overlapping... now this happens on my GPS when I use it with satellite overlay. BUT, once I’ve zoomed in to a certain point it all clears up and the picture is as it should be according to the season. I’m a HUGE history fanatic so I’m constantly looking for ruins and remnants of the past in places most people can easily get to. But when I start noticing that the picture refuses to clear up and focus and the fine and important details are now blurred. It makes me ask why. Which also causes me to look for answers. Which has also given me no other choice but to contact certain people to hack into certain satellites so I can get the answers i need. 🙃
  • Missing from Serbian AppStore Apr 29, 2021

    By DaliborSuh
    This app is missing from Serbian iOS AppStore for more than a year since Serbian iOS AppStore has been enabled and all the developers have been informed in March 2020. All developers have enabled their apps but most of google apps are not available on Serbian iOS AppStore so we cannot download or update our apps or write feedback, except here, and only when we manually change our regions to us and lose all our paid subscriptions in order to be able to send feedback through the AppStore . So this is the only way we, Serbian users, can share our feedback. Official support does not want to help us and we pay for services we cannot use. So, please, inform your devs to enable this apps ob Serbian iOS AppStore ASAP. We will soon reach out to media to make wider attention to this issue and google discrimination of Serbian users if not fixed soon. Thanks.
  • Will not load/open Mar 26, 2020

    By SHBSMP
    Using an iPad Pro google earth is stuck on the welcome screen and does not go any further. Clicked on the app support tab in the App Store and it takes you to a help forum for windows google earth Pro help. Useless for apple products. Really a shame googles so disorganized or just doesn’t care about low revenue users UPDATE: several hours later the app loaded as expected. Program ran fine, would be nice to have current or near current maps and photos, most data I saw was more than 3 yrs old. I’m thinking the startup/loading issue was not an app problem but a temporary google server issue they resolved. Still no troubleshooting info for Apple mobile users (at least none I could find) even with the issues, Google Earth is the best (free) global mapping app money can buy for the iPhone/iPad.
  • Oct 6, 2021

    By Rufus Greenleaf
    The one thing i looked forward to when downloading this app was the timelapse option. Unfortunetely it's really blurry to see any detail within a few miles left of scrolling in from a birds eye view. Just pixels. Not just where i live but i'm extremely curious to see how landmark locations looked and progressed through the years. It's a letdown, maybe it's my phone not sure. I remember Google Earth from like 15 years ago on my families old Dell computer. Even back then it was more clear.
  • Oct 21, 2021

    By Edward Rigby
    Love the idea of the app and when it works, it's amazing. It's just a shame that, if I use it for more than a couple of minutes, it freezes, locks up the phone and I have to do a hard reboot. Also did this on my 2 previous phones. Shame.
  • Not Even Basic App Comforts (2020 iPad Pro) May 19, 2020

    By somethingcheesy
    It takes a lot of disappointment for me to write reviews but this app is just so flat. It’s like they took what they were in the process of developing years ago and just threw it up without even looking at it for a quick review. I am terrible at geography and thought this would help me with a class I’m taking but I was mistaken. You can’t adjust any type of visual settings so if you zoom too far in on, say, China, you get a million different location names in English and Chinese and you can’t even see the land under all the text. Also, it would be really enjoyable (and easier on my old lady eyes) to be able to make borders bold or different colors or even cut out a region to view it individually. It is absolutely impossible to tell one country/state from the next with the impossibly thin tan line separating everything that, oh yea, is the same color that is used for most of the landscape. What a mess. Overall really great concept but what I’m gathering from other reviews, the app particularly for iPad is super low quality compared to others. I now know that if I had a desktop I’d be able to look at the moon and mars so I feel really gypped now. And yes, even though I didn’t pay anything I still feel shortchanged.
  • Oct 21, 2021

    By Nelson Fernandes
    Why is this application not updated yet?. The images are taken like year ago, I've been staying in Goa India and the pictures I saw are like a year ago. So many changes in Goan roads. Not so useful apps. It has to keep updating every week.
  • Oct 24, 2021

    By Rikard Lalić
    Excelent app. Not showing anything but pure view. No roads, no locations no... Settings modifying makes no change. Android 11.
  • Oct 21, 2021

    By James Burton
    Great app, in desperate need of an update! Very old and stagnant information; but yet easy to navigate. Update this app please!
  • Slow, very, very slow updates Apr 23, 2018

    By Krazo1
    “Okay. Guys we got the data in for the whole world! Now we can sit on our butts for years and years and never have to update it”...said the boss at google earth a decade ago. I know it is free, but I have State Farm road atlases with the picture of a 1953 Buick on the cover that has more up to date maps than Google earth! Those were also free! Their competition is buying new images like crazy and have current maps/terrain. Perhaps GE just isn’t in the game any more and are letting this program wither and die when more folks like me discover it is full of ancient artifacts instead of a current set of images. I’m in the hinterlands of the fly over in the USA...Denver Colorado. Doubt if the GE staff can spell it let alone find it on their own program. The images I deal with are from three to seven YEARS old. Streets, many buildings, power lines, pipelines, public facilities have been built and in place for years in the suburban areas of this city. There are much more current images in Tibet and South America, Do not use this app if you are expecting to get current images. It is poor for that. One feature that might be helpful is to have a streamlined method to report obsolete images, or offer the ability to purchase new images of specific areas if Google cannot afford to update your area of interest.
  • Looks Awful Aug 20, 2020

    By Packyboi
    I think what this app is doing is really cool with the whole see different places thing which is why I’m giving this 2 stars instead of 1. It looks horrendous, unless you are using street view, everything looks terrible, it looks like someone threw up after eating Taco Bell. And most of the time things you want to view aren’t on the street so you can’t even use street view. In my neighborhood I wanted to look at my school because it was remodeled in 2012 and I started going there in 2013 so I never got to see what it looked like before. My neighborhood pictures were from 2011 so the school wasn’t remodeled yet. So I went and looked and because it’s a school, there was no street view for what I wanted to see. All you could see was the front of the school. So I tried zooming in and low and behold. It looked so terrible. Don’t get this app
  • Oct 5, 2021

    By PocketVIPs
    I'll give a 4 rate because sometimes crashes my music apps when I use street view. It was quite annoying for me. I'd not recommend to change rendering settings because if you have low internet connection, it does not work. (UPDATE 10/5/2021) It still crashes. I use this app on Android it keeps crashing all the time. I'm quite disappointed.
  • Oct 22, 2021

    By Tanishq Kumar
    I gave 2, because Google Earth is having issues with my most favourite building "Burj Khalifa". If you don't believe me, just watch the Statue of Liberty and its corresponding buildings of New York in the 3D view, and then watch the Burj Khalifa in the 3D view and compare. 😑
  • Oct 19, 2021

    By Saroj Thapa
    The images of my area is very old. May be its the same with other places too. Not of much help for getting village info because the images are many years old. Only good for cities, i guess..
  • Oct 16, 2021

    By Javier Contreras
    Google is selectively throttling my access to Earth through this app. After a minute or so nothing will load at all and it's no issue with my connection. I have no such issue with Earth Pro on the desktop.
  • Out of Focus Garbage Mar 31, 2021

    By Addybyte
    I can’t express my disappointment enough!! I’m rating this one star because there is no zero to pick. Today’s Google Earth is a former shadow of itself in terms of image quality and resolution. I was a huge fan of the application a decade ago, but had not used it in quite a while. I just got a new iPad and installed it to take a nostalgic walk down memory lane, and I almost threw up. Most apps make an effort to improve over time, but this one has managed to regress. It has become a piece of out-of-focus garbage. I was so looking forward to visually traveling to another part of the world while we are under COVID restrictions and flying over a city and its streets I once knew so well, but all I found was a distorted mess compared to my former virtual visits. The graphics of streets and buildings are a bad cubic Minecraft experience. Can you use the app for middle school geography? Yes. But for really studying topography and detail? Don’t waste your time. Google Earth has lost its mojo in a major way.
  • Oct 19, 2021

    By C B
    Updates wrecked what used to be a great app. Annoying pop up of photos and text covering the maps, and most settings are gone.
  • Oct 25, 2021

    By Melissa Brownfield
    Why is this not more up to date views. You would think in this day and age the map would be more up to date. This is at least 5 years old or more.

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