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Google Earth updated to

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Date: Tuesday, April 23rd, 2013, 06:03
Category: News, Software


Late Monday, software giant Google released version of its popular Google Earth program. The new version, a 42.8 megabyte download, adds the following fixes and changes:
- Ability to create rich, annotated images from print and save.

- Redesigned print flow.

- Viewshed/Line of Sight analysis tool from a placemark.

- Support for LEAP Motion device.

- Enhanced starfield.

- Google Feedback tool integration.

- Redesigned balloons.

Bug fixes:
- Polygons and image overlays display over the international dateline.

- Performance improvements in Movie Maker and in viewing 3D imagery areas.

- Ocean surface displays across Mac clients with Intel GPUs.

- Full Map names display in Google Maps Engine maps.

- Earth client now supports NTLM authentication for a PAC file.

- Fixed Incorrect “Z-order” in rendering overlapped vector layers.

Google Earth requires an Intel-based Mac running Mac OS X 10.6 or later to install and run.

If you’ve tried the new version and have any feedback to offer, let us know in the comments.

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