As the namely clearly suggests, Google Earth Plugin is a small plug-in which enables you to view and navigate geographic data on a 3D globe in your web browser.
The installation process is quite seamless, seeing you are not going to be prompted to download any other third-party products or make unnecessary changes to your web browser. Once installed, all you have to do is refresh a web pages which has Google Earth embedded, and you can easily start navigating the globe.
Support for many browsers
This plug-in takes effect in some of the most commonly used web browsers, namely Google Chrome, Internet Explorer,Mozilla Firefox, Flock, and Safari. Moreover, it is cross-platform thus enabling you to play with Earth on Windows and Mac OS.
A few details about Google Earth
You are going to be able to go across the globe with the help of your mouse, as well as zoom in and out with the mousewheel, so that you can view certain areas in detail.
Google Earth also comes packed with some dedicated buttons, which help you view where the North is, as well as perform the aforementioned options.
Performance and conclusion
The computer’s performance is not going to be hindered in any way, as the amount of resources required is going to be insignificant at all times. Moreover, the browser is not going to be slowed down.
Taking all of this into consideration, we can safely say that Google Earth Plugin is an efficient software solution, which should be installed on any machine, if you are interested in navigating the globe using Google Earth.
If you have an existing Maps API site, you can 3D-enable your page with as little as one line of code.
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