Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 13th Jun 2006 12:17 UTC, submitted by fish
Google Google has released a beta version of Google Earth 4, which runs on all the three major platforms. "We got so excited around here about the first anniversary of Google Earth that we decided to celebrate a bit early. Beginning today, you can download a brand new version, Google Earth 4. Running on OS X? Feel the love. Prefer Linux? Ditto. Yes, we're releasing simultaneously for PC, Mac (universal binary for full performance on both Intel and PowerPC based Macs) and for the first time ever, native support for popular Linux distributions." They have also seriously increased the amount of high-res images, so that now about 20% of the world's landmass is in high-res. Including my hometown, Warmenhuizen [.kmz].
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Where did the 3D blocks go?
by olivier on Tue 13th Jun 2006 14:17 UTC
olivier
Member since:
2005-07-06

On my Mack with the new version I can nolonger see the building polygons. THe interface has changed quite a bit since the last version but now the only thing that mentions "polygon" is reserved to paying users of the plus version.

Does anybody know how to see the bulding blocks once again?

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RE: Where did the 3D blocks go?
by dmdavis on Tue 13th Jun 2006 14:25 in reply to "Where did the 3D blocks go?"
dmdavis Member since:
2005-07-06

On the left there's a list of options. One of the first is 3D buildings (if I remember correctly). That will turn them on. Assuming we're talking about the same things? ;)

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olivier Member since:
2005-07-06

Thanks dmdavis, I remember that option from the previous version but haven't been able to find it on the latest edition. I am not currently working on my Mac but will definitely give it another look tonight.

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olivier Member since:
2005-07-06

Still no show. I redownloaded the app from the servers. Here's my screenshot http://static.flickr.com/49/166627826_c2a0bb8e15_b.jpg

Anybody got an idea of what's gone wrong?

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