Download Google Maps - Best Software & Apps

  • Google Earth

    1.3.33.17

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    Mac
    iPhone

    Explore Earth (and beyond) from your computer for free

    8
    21450 votes
    • PROS: The easiest way to explore Earth, the sky, the Moon and even Mars, Impressive graphics engine, Different layers (pictures, routes, 3D buildings), Street View, Completely free
    • CONS: You need a good internet connection, Irregular content depending on the region
  • Google Maps

    Varies with device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    iPhone
    Web Apps
    Symbian
    Windows Phone

    An indispensable guide to the world

    7
    665 votes
    • PROS: Extremely easy to use, GPS navigation, 3D street view, Information about business and places of interest, Text and voice search
    • CONS: Can put a strain on memory and battery
  • SketchUp Make 2015

    (32-bit) 15.3.330

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Powerful yet accessible 3D modeling software

    7
    7776 votes
    • PROS: Makes 3D drawing much easier, Lots of tips and hints, User friendly, Upload your creations to Google Earth, Integrated with Google Maps
    • CONS: Lacks advanced features of major CAD apps, No export to CAD format in free version, Can't add text and images to designs in free version
  • App Launcher for Google Maps

    varies-with-device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A free program for windows

    7
    20 votes
    • SketchUp Pro 2015

      64-bit 15.3.331

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Powerful, professional, yet accessible 3D modeling software

      7
      87 votes
      • PROS: Makes 3D drawing much easier, Lots of tips and hints, User friendly, Integrated with Google Maps, Export to CAD format, Add text and graphics to designs, Upload your creations to Google Earth
      • CONS: Creating domed surfaces can be tricky, May lack some of the functionality of major CAD packages
    • SketchUp Pro 2014

      14.1.1282

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Powerful, professional, yet accessible 3D modeling software

      7
      123 votes
      • PROS: Makes 3D drawing much easier, Lots of tips and hints, User friendly, Integrated with Google Maps, Export to CAD format, Add text and graphics to designs, Upload your creations to Google Earth
      • CONS: Creating domed surfaces can be tricky, May lack some of the functionality of major CAD packages
    • Google

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows Phone
      Android
      Web Apps
      iPhone

      Search Google quickly and easily on your Windows Phone

      8
      54 votes
      • PROS: Reliable, relevant results - it's Google!, Easy to use, Voice search function, Filters results by type
      • CONS: Lacks the range of tools of Bings, Doesn't integrate fully into Windows Phone
    • SketchUp Pro 2015

      32-bit 15.3.330

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Mac

      Powerful, professional, yet accessible 3D modeling software

      7
      1130 votes
      • PROS: Makes 3D drawing much easier, Lots of tips and hints, User friendly, Upload your creations to Google Earth, Integrated with Google Maps, Export to CAD format, Add text and graphics to designs
      • CONS: Creating domed surfaces can be tricky, May lack some of the functionality of major CAD packages
    • SketchUp Make 2015

      (64­-bit) 15.3.331

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Powerful yet accessible 3D modeling software

      7
      125 votes
      • PROS: Makes 3D drawing much easier, Lots of tips and hints, User friendly, Upload your creations to Google Earth, Integrated with Google Maps
      • CONS: Lacks advanced features of major CAD apps, No export to CAD format in free version, Can't add text and images to designs in free version
    • SketchUp

      Trial 15.3.329

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Mac

      Powerful yet accessible 3D modeling software

      7
      560 votes
      • PROS: Makes 3D drawing much easier, Lots of tips and hints, User friendly, Upload your creations to Google Earth, Integrated with Google Maps
      • CONS: Lacks advanced features of major CAD apps, No export to CAD format in free version
    • Bing! Maps 3D

      (Antes Virtual Earth) 4.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Microsoft's Google Earth

      7
      487 votes
      • TripAdvisor

        8.3.2

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Android
        iPhone
        Windows Phone
        Symbian

        A world of travel information at your fingertips

        6
        19 votes
        • PROS: Huge database of locations, Filters for information sorting
        • CONS: Clunky user interface, No native support for maps and directions
      • Bing Maps

        License
        buy Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Microsoft's answer to Google Earth

        6
        244 votes
        • PROS: Excellent visualisation features for roads and streets, Easy to navigate
        • CONS: Interface can be cluttered, Floating toolbar can be annoying
      • Google Latitude

        License
        free
        Platform
        Web Apps
        iPhone

        Where are your friends? Ask Google Latitude!

        7
        1517 votes
        • PROS: Excellent privacy settings, Perfect for mobile devices, Nicely integrated with other Google services
        • CONS: GPS is mandatory
      • Google Street View

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Android
        iPhone

        View the world without leaving your house

        7
        55 votes
        • PROS: Images from the street, Collections, Interiors of buildings, Share your panoramic photos
        • CONS: It spends a lot of your device’s resources
      • SketchUp Make 2015

        15.3.329

        License
        buy Download
        Platform
        Mac

        Powerful yet accessible 3D modeling software

        7
        18 votes
        • PROS: Makes 3D drawing much easier, Lots of tips and hints, User friendly, Upload your creations to Google Earth, Integrated with Google Maps
        • CONS: Lacks advanced features of major CAD apps, No export to CAD format in free version, Can't add text and images to designs in free version
      • MapQuest

        1.4.2

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Android
        iPhone
        Windows Phone

        An alternative to Google Maps

        9
        11 votes
        • PROS: Easy to use, In-app points of interest, Voice navigation
        • CONS: No public transit directions
      • MAPinr-KML/KMZ/GPS/POI/OFFLINE

        1.9.12

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Android

        Are you missing the deprecated functions in Google Maps for Android to view and manage your own points of interest (MyMaps)? Are you searching for an app to put your pictures on a map? Take MAPinr.

        9
        4 votes
        • Free Zone Wi-Fi

          9.4

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Android

          Find open WiFi networks on the move

          7
          133 votes
          • PROS: Automatically connects you to free networks, Shows networks on Google Maps, Add your own network
          • CONS: Cumbersome maps interface
        • Quick Maps

          Firefox 1.9.0

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Use Google Maps inside Mozilla Firefox

          8
          12 votes
          • PROS: Google Maps support on any site, Easy to use
          • CONS: Context menu only supports limited countries
        Softonic’s Best Rated Software for this topic
        #NameVersionVotesRatingPlatform
        11.3.33.17214508.1Windows, Android, Mac, iPhone
        215177.2Web Apps, iPhone
        3(32-bit) 15.3.33077766.9Windows
        4Varies with device6656.8Android, iPhone, Web Apps, Symbian
        532-bit 15.3.33011306.7Windows, Mac
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