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Earth Alerts 2017.1.42 for Windows

by South Wind Technologies.

Avg. Rating 4.5 (186 votes)

File Details

File Size 5.9 MB
License Freeware
Operating System Windows 7/8/10/Vista
Date Added
Total Downloads 6,912
Publisher South Wind Technologies.
Homepage Earth Alerts

Publisher's Description

Earth Alerts allows you to monitor in near real-time a variety of natural hazard events that are occurring anywhere around the world. Alert notifications, reports, and imagery provide the user with a convenient way to view natural phenomenon as they occur, whether close to home or some far-flung corner of the globe.

Earth Alerts uses a variety of online resources provided by organizations such as the National Weather Service, U.S. Geological Survey and Smithsonian Institution (just to name a few), to identify what sort of activities "Mother Earth" is currently dishing out on the planet.

Latest Reviews

henrypeck

henrypeck reviewed v2017.1.32 on Sep 12, 2017

Useless

cltx99

cltx99 reviewed v2017.1.32 on Sep 12, 2017

It gets a -1. One of the worst and least intuative programs I've ever encountered. Certainly not worth the time I wasted with this peace of crap. Thank you very much.

qazimono

qazimono reviewed v2014.1.192 on Nov 5, 2014

Good idea but Im not able to download US locations...any..tried NY or Baltimore.
Software also is qutie not stabile.
Uninstalled. Maybe I will try later

balanceinmotion

balanceinmotion reviewed v2014.1.182 on Sep 24, 2014

good stuff

inkowyouknow

inkowyouknow reviewed v2014.1.182 on Aug 14, 2014

Does not even start after installing, resource hog too.

tacodude

tacodude reviewed v2014.1.180 on Aug 11, 2014

Stupid noobs can't write a program that works with large fonts!
Scrubs don't answere emails. Losers

tacodude

tacodude reviewed v2014.1.154 on Jul 2, 2014

Unusable with large fonts! PLS FIX!!

woodgray

woodgray reviewed v2014.1.84 on May 4, 2014

I am not sure were some of these reviews come from. They don't seem to be reviews at all just statements about personal preferences.
This software is what most of the other weather and alert software should be.
I especially like that its not just another browser add on (I am browse-rd to death)
It provides relevant information about earth events that you get to chose.
The author seems to make daily updates. That is a little problematic. I am not sure if this is a beta release.
The only suggestion I would make is that it becomes skinable or more customizable in appearance.
The content and sources are excellent.

mikebratley

mikebratley reviewed v2014.1.22 on Mar 11, 2014

5 stars

chrispaul

chrispaul reviewed v2014.1.22 on Feb 17, 2014

4 stars

Avg. Rating 4.5 (186 votes)
Your Rating
henrypeck

henrypeck reviewed v2017.1.32 on Sep 12, 2017

Pros: Easy to install

Cons: Unreadable on a 1080P screen

Bottom Line: Useless

cltx99

cltx99 reviewed v2017.1.32 on Sep 12, 2017

Pros: not one

Cons: crap

Bottom Line: It gets a -1. One of the worst and least intuative programs I've ever encountered. Certainly not worth the time I wasted with this peace of crap. Thank you very much.

qazimono

qazimono reviewed v2014.1.192 on Nov 5, 2014

Good idea but Im not able to download US locations...any..tried NY or Baltimore.
Software also is qutie not stabile.
Uninstalled. Maybe I will try later

balanceinmotion

balanceinmotion reviewed v2014.1.182 on Sep 24, 2014

good stuff

inkowyouknow

inkowyouknow reviewed v2014.1.182 on Aug 14, 2014

Does not even start after installing, resource hog too.

tacodude

tacodude reviewed v2014.1.180 on Aug 11, 2014

Stupid noobs can't write a program that works with large fonts!
Scrubs don't answere emails. Losers

tacodude

tacodude reviewed v2014.1.154 on Jul 2, 2014

Unusable with large fonts! PLS FIX!!

woodgray

woodgray reviewed v2014.1.84 on May 4, 2014

I am not sure were some of these reviews come from. They don't seem to be reviews at all just statements about personal preferences.
This software is what most of the other weather and alert software should be.
I especially like that its not just another browser add on (I am browse-rd to death)
It provides relevant information about earth events that you get to chose.
The author seems to make daily updates. That is a little problematic. I am not sure if this is a beta release.
The only suggestion I would make is that it becomes skinable or more customizable in appearance.
The content and sources are excellent.

mikebratley

mikebratley reviewed v2014.1.22 on Mar 11, 2014

5 stars

chrispaul

chrispaul reviewed v2014.1.22 on Feb 17, 2014

4 stars

barrytbutler

barrytbutler reviewed v2014.1.22 on Jan 29, 2014

great program for sure, well done.

Betanoob

Betanoob reviewed v2013.2.52 on Dec 12, 2013

Excellent program! Every PC should have this.
Do not listen to the clueless stupid one star reviewers.

Hilbert

Hilbert reviewed v2013.2.42 on Nov 14, 2013

There's no other way of putting it, Earth Alerts is a dog of a program. One wonders why the programmer bothered.

I was hoping this program might have been a replacement for XEarth--an excellent program that's been around since OS/2 days but which has not been updated since the USGS - U.S. Geological Survey updated their IP addresses a while ago, now XEarth's earthquakes indicator won't work.

(Be warned, if you are going to use programs (or write them) that call on USGS data then ensure the IP address are not hard-coded (use an ini file etc.) as the USGS seems to change its IPs every 18 months or so.)

Any comparison between this heap of junk and XEarth and others is a waste of time. Earth Alerts has no proper dynamically expandable graphics etc., at best it uses the tiny USGS graphics which are nigh on useless if you're trying to use the program as a desktop backdrop. Moreover, even using the program is confusing, items that ought to be links simply aren't etc.

TomA102210

TomA102210 reviewed v2013.1.120 on Jun 7, 2013

1 out of 5 stars
cltx99 said:

Reviewing 2013.1.90 (May 24, 2013)

"I haven't tried just release and I don't plan to. I've tried earlier versions twice and got rid of them. It surely does not warrant a 5 star rating"
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Your 1 start review is not valid for this particular build according to your own words. Therefore, you do not know whether this current build warrants a 5 or 1 start rating. Why trash something you haven't even tried?

cltx99

cltx99 reviewed v2013.1.90 on May 24, 2013

I haven't tried just release and I don't plan to. I've tried earlier versions twice and got rid of them. It surely does not warrant a 5 star rating.

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