Alternatives to NASA World Wind

  • Google Earth

    Google Earth lets you fly anywhere on Earth to view satellite imagery, maps, terrain, 3D buildings, from galaxies in outer space to the canyons of the ocean. You can explore rich geographical content, save your toured places, and share with others. …

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  • Marble

    Marble is a Virtual Globe and World Atlas that you can use to learn more about Earth: You can pan and zoom around and you can look up places and roads. A mouse click on a place label will provide the respective Wikipedia article.

    Open Source Free Linux Mac Windows

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  • GMap.NET

    GMap.NET is great and Powerful, Free, cross platform, open source .NET control. Enable use routing, geocoding, directions and maps from Google, Yahoo!, Bing, OpenStreetMap, ArcGIS, Pergo, SigPac, Yandex,,,, NearMap, OviMap,…

    Open Source Free Windows Mobile Windows

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  • Flash Earth

    Site that lets you compare the satellite imagery offered by NASA, Yahoo Maps, Microsoft Virtual Earth and more.

    Free Web-Based

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  • pTolemy3D

    pTolemy3D projects goal is to provide FOSS tools necessary to build your own 3D GeoWeb application. The Viewer application is similar in concept to Google Earth and World WInd Java. Unlike WWJ, there is greater emphasis on the Browser as a platform.

    Open Source Free Linux Mac Windows

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  • SAS.Planet

    This program allows work with any maps service if you can describe getting picture by longitude/latitude(if you want you can write config file or simplepascal script to describe how obtain needle photos). "In package" program supports many "main sou…

    Free Windows

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  • Planetarium

    A browser-based virtual planetarium of stars and planets customizable by location (latitude and longitude) and time of day.

    Free Web-Based

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  • QTViewer

    Libmini is free software that displays geographic terrain data at real-time. This is an example application of integrating libmini in the Qt user interface. The application, the libMini QTViewer, primarily uses libmini viewer functions but provides …

    Open Source Free Linux Mac Windows

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  • Spectator

    Spectator simplifies access to satellite imagery from NASA, ESA and other providers. It gives you access to images archives, but also tracks satellites in real-time to give you information about next image acquisition.

    Free Web-Based

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  • TerraExplorer

    TerraExplorer is a powerful, easy-to-use tool for exploring, editing, analyzing, annotating and publishing photo-realistic interactive 3D environments. Users can navigate through high resolution 3D world environments created by fusing aerial and sat…

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  • Earth View from Google Earth

    Earth View is a collection of the most beautiful and striking landscapes found in Google Earth.

    Free Chrome Windows

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  • MapSphere

    MapSphere is a manageable way to view and organize geographical data of different kind. This might be raster maps and satellite imagery from various sources, your own information received from GPS, tracks of your friends, whatever you want.

    Free Windows

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  • Relief Maps

    Relief Maps is a GPS application focused on outdoor sports, the app is based on an beautiful and high-performance 3D map. Main features are : - 3D maps specialy designed for outdoor sports - Trail running, ski touring, paragliding ... Relief maps pr…

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