Google Earth Pro 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.
Key Features include:
See global changes with decades of historic imagery
If you've ever wondered how your neighborhood has changed throughout time, Google Earth now gives you access to the past. With a simple click, check out suburban sprawl, melting ice caps, coastal erosion, and more.
Dive beneath the surface of the ocean
In the new ocean layer, you can plunge all the way to the floor of the sea, view exclusive content from partners like BBC and National Geographic, and explore 3D shipwrecks like the Titanic.
Track and share your paths with others
Take placemarks a step further and record a free-form tour in Google Earth Pro. Simply turn on the touring feature, press record, and see the world. You can even add a soundtrack or narration to personalize the journey.
Fix mechanism for detecting incompatible graphics cards; this should help users with the "black globe" issue switch over to DirectX automatically.
New Google Earth Pro installs/updates will first check to see if a folder for "My Places" has already been set by Google Earth "Free", and use that if it's present: This should prevent further incidents of "lost" "My Places" for users upgrading (or being upgraded) from Google Earth "Free" to Google Earth Pro. Users who have already been affected by the above issue, once running Google Earth Pro 126.96.36.19932, may be able to resolve it by using the Repair Tool to reset their Google Earth Pro settings.