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Microsoft Virtual Earth 3D 4.0 Beta for Windows

by Microsoft Corp.

Avg. Rating 3.8 (74 votes)

File Details

File Size 1.2 MB
License Freeware
Operating System Windows Server 2003/Vista/XP
Date Added
Total Downloads 18,856
Publisher Microsoft Corp.
Homepage Microsoft Virtual Earth 3D

Publisher's Description

Virtual Earth 3D brings you another step closer to knowing "what it is like out there". You can search, browse, and organize local information viewed in three dimensions, just the way it exists in the real world. This enables you to more effectively find the data that is relevant to you, making Live Maps more useful than ever.

Latest Reviews

jenniferjennife34

jenniferjennife34 reviewed v4.0 Beta on Aug 16, 2011

It's good but need improvement.

WithTLC

WithTLC reviewed v3.0 Beta on Sep 25, 2008

A major negative issue is the fact that the "Birds Eye View" is showing pictures that are at least 4 years old (they're still showing a car I sold 4 years ago when I look up a particular address). Topography changes too often to use something that old.

Navigation within the tool is too slow and sloppy. I stick with Google Earth for now.

preinterpost

preinterpost reviewed v3.0 Beta on Sep 25, 2008

This is cool and 'lorg' is a fool. Even on the MSFT download page system requirements include FF >2.0

SledgeDG

SledgeDG reviewed v2.5 Beta on Jun 10, 2008

For all what it's worth:
Microsoft Virtual Earth 3D runs just fine with Firefox. Just restart your browser after the installation .
No need for IE !!! (that's what I like about it the most ;)
And no, it isn't stand alone program, in fact is no need for a stand alone program.
No local saving of countless MBs of maps like in Google Earth...just open the live search page in Firefox and you're on

-DG

lorg

lorg reviewed v2.5 Beta on Jun 6, 2008

does not run standalone and requires ie.

Daddy_Spank

Daddy_Spank reviewed v2.5 Beta on Jun 6, 2008

Great stuff, and some things are better than G earth actually. Looking forward to finished product.

minasinahanmetehe

minasinahanmetehe reviewed v2.0 Beta on Oct 26, 2007

This is getting better, finally anout the earth and not just US.
The setup has one photo beyond the center of the world and it is almost from the other side of the world (Toronto).
The content, maps, are much better than during the springtime 2007.

KSzostek

KSzostek reviewed v2.0 Beta on Oct 25, 2007

Much better than Google Earth. Pull them up and compare. Microsoft did a nice job on it. And it's still beta as is googles. Competion is sweet, it is making both companies go all out. In the end we win.

some guy

some guy reviewed v2.0 Beta on Oct 25, 2007

pretty much the same as google earth and gets to distorted ounce your able to make out your car.

godzila

godzila reviewed v2.0 Beta on Oct 25, 2007

screen ????

Avg. Rating 3.8 (74 votes)
Your Rating
jenniferjennife34

jenniferjennife34 reviewed v4.0 Beta on Aug 16, 2011

It's good but need improvement.

WithTLC

WithTLC reviewed v3.0 Beta on Sep 25, 2008

A major negative issue is the fact that the "Birds Eye View" is showing pictures that are at least 4 years old (they're still showing a car I sold 4 years ago when I look up a particular address). Topography changes too often to use something that old.

Navigation within the tool is too slow and sloppy. I stick with Google Earth for now.

preinterpost

preinterpost reviewed v3.0 Beta on Sep 25, 2008

This is cool and 'lorg' is a fool. Even on the MSFT download page system requirements include FF >2.0

SledgeDG

SledgeDG reviewed v2.5 Beta on Jun 10, 2008

For all what it's worth:
Microsoft Virtual Earth 3D runs just fine with Firefox. Just restart your browser after the installation .
No need for IE !!! (that's what I like about it the most ;)
And no, it isn't stand alone program, in fact is no need for a stand alone program.
No local saving of countless MBs of maps like in Google Earth...just open the live search page in Firefox and you're on

-DG

lorg

lorg reviewed v2.5 Beta on Jun 6, 2008

does not run standalone and requires ie.

Daddy_Spank

Daddy_Spank reviewed v2.5 Beta on Jun 6, 2008

Great stuff, and some things are better than G earth actually. Looking forward to finished product.

minasinahanmetehe

minasinahanmetehe reviewed v2.0 Beta on Oct 26, 2007

This is getting better, finally anout the earth and not just US.
The setup has one photo beyond the center of the world and it is almost from the other side of the world (Toronto).
The content, maps, are much better than during the springtime 2007.

KSzostek

KSzostek reviewed v2.0 Beta on Oct 25, 2007

Much better than Google Earth. Pull them up and compare. Microsoft did a nice job on it. And it's still beta as is googles. Competion is sweet, it is making both companies go all out. In the end we win.

some guy

some guy reviewed v2.0 Beta on Oct 25, 2007

pretty much the same as google earth and gets to distorted ounce your able to make out your car.

godzila

godzila reviewed v2.0 Beta on Oct 25, 2007

screen ????

computershack

computershack reviewed v1.1 Beta on Apr 7, 2007

Far better imagery of the UK than Google Earth. Virtually every town in the UK with a population over 50,000 has excellent images.

Just watched an article on the news showing MS sending planes over Europe which photograph areas from five different angles with resolution that gives 15" per pixel giving you a proper image when you tilt it rather than a flattened "top down" view. They flew over 1 million miles last year alone over the EU.

minasinahanmetehe

minasinahanmetehe reviewed v1.1 Beta on Apr 7, 2007

Gives view maybe of the US territory, but the earth view is a joke. Why they call it Earth.. this Virtual US 3D product.
Selling a product with this name may cause class action suits. This has nothing to do with the earth.

US VET 24/7

US VET 24/7 reviewed v1.0 Beta on Nov 15, 2006

This is one of the best Viturial Earth prouducts I have used in a long time, the maps, and the photo's are closer to the real thing and clear'er then the other company's never have I seen any thing like this, this is top in it's class if possible I would give it a 10 +

Howell

Howell reviewed v1.0 Beta on Nov 8, 2006

Poor installer with lots of things to download...

English version Windows only !!!!

And don't forget that MS Virtual Earth wich uses Live local images has (almost) no image outside the US territory...

ecvogel

ecvogel reviewed v1.0 Beta on Nov 8, 2006

Alot better than Googles massive bloat client. heard to alot better picture too.

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