Download Google Maps - Best Software & Apps

  • Google Earth

    7.1.5.1557

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    iPhone
    Mac

    Explore Earth (and beyond) from your computer

    7
    4520 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

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows Phone
    Android
    Web Apps
    iPhone

    Search Google quickly and easily on your Windows Phone

    5
    8 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 Make 2015

    (32-bit) 15.3.330

    License
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    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
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    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
  • 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
  • GPS Maps

    Free 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
  • 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

    License
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    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
  • Bing! Maps 3D

    (Antes Virtual Earth) 4.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Microsoft's Google Earth

    8
    72 votes
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
      • 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
      • Sunrise Calendar

        1.02

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Mac
        Android
        iPhone

        Popular iOS calendar now for Mac

        8
        2 votes
        • PROS:Slick minimalist interface, Fast and responsive, Good integration with Gmail and Google Maps, Imports Facebook events
        • CONS:Not as many features as iOS app, No monthly view, No color labelling
      • GMapCatcher

        0.7.7.2

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Access Google maps even without an Internet connection

        6
        13 votes
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        5Trial 15.3.3295966.2Mac