Download Google Maps - Best Software & Apps

  • Google Earth

    7.1.5.1557

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    Mac
    iPhone

    Explore Earth (and beyond) from your computer

    7
    4521 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
    • 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

    An indispensable guide to the world

    6
    214 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
  • Google

    4.2.16.87075793.arm

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows Phone
    Web Apps
    iPhone

    Google Now on your Android device

    7
    5 votes
    • PROS: Lets you search lots of things on your phone, You can customize what it looks for, Includes Google Now
    • CONS: No search button within the app itself, Only displays a few results on screen at once, Google Now lacks results depending on user
  • SketchUp Make 2015

    (32-bit) 15.3.330

    License
    try Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Powerful yet accessible 3D modeling software

    7
    7100 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 Pro 2015

    64-bit 15.3.331

    License
    try Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Powerful, professional, yet accessible 3D modeling software

    5
    22 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
    try Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Powerful, professional, yet accessible 3D modeling software

    6
    43 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
  • App Launcher for Google Maps

    varies-with-device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A free program for windows

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    No votes yet
    • SketchUp Pro 2015

      32-bit 15.3.330

      License
      try Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Mac

      Powerful, professional, yet accessible 3D modeling software

      7
      689 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
      try Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Powerful yet accessible 3D modeling software

      7
      80 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
    • Google Street View

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Android
      iPhone

      View the world without leaving your house

      6
      28 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

      Trial 15.3.329

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Mac

      Powerful yet accessible 3D modeling software

      6
      596 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
    • TripAdvisor

      8.3.2

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Android
      iPhone
      Windows Phone
      Symbian

      A world of travel information at your fingertips

      4
      14 votes
      • PROS: Huge database of locations, Filters for information sorting
      • CONS: Clunky user interface, No native support for maps and directions
    • Bing! Maps 3D

      (Antes Virtual Earth) 4.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Microsoft's Google Earth

      8
      72 votes
      • Bing Maps

        License
        try Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Microsoft's answer to Google Earth

        7
        290 votes
        • PROS: Excellent visualisation features for roads and streets, Easy to navigate
        • CONS: Interface can be cluttered, Floating toolbar can be annoying
      • GPS Maps

        2.0

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        BlackBerry

        Get Google Maps on your Blackberry

        5
        45 votes
        • PROS: Easy to use, Street view, Bike lane and traffic functions, Integrated photos
        • CONS: Not official, Can't plan or save routes, No favorites
      • Free Zone Wi-Fi

        9.4

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Android

        Find open WiFi networks on the move

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

        1.4.2

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Android
        iPhone
        Windows Phone

        An alternative to Google Maps

        10
        5 votes
        • PROS: Easy to use, In-app points of interest, Voice navigation
        • CONS: No public transit directions
      • SketchUp Make 2015

        15.3.329

        License
        try Download
        Platform
        Mac

        Powerful yet accessible 3D modeling software

        8
        7 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
      • 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.

        10
        2 votes
        • Quick Maps

          Firefox 1.9.0

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Use Google Maps inside Mozilla Firefox

          7
          29 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
        17.1.5.155745217.2Windows, Android, Mac, iPhone
        22906.8Windows
        3(32-bit) 15.3.33071006.6Windows
        432-bit 15.3.3306896.5Windows, Mac
        5Trial 15.3.3295966.2Mac