Even more resources to help you use Google mapping tools

There are many ways for you to stay connected with Google Earth Outreach, seek additional technical help and learn more about Google mapping tools, beyond this site. Below you'll find a list of online resources we've handpicked for you.

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Find Help

Google Earth Help Forum for Non-profits and Educators
Post a question to the discussion forum to reach the Google Earth Outreach team and other non-profit users.

Google Earth Community
Share content and layers in this open forum

KML Developer Support
Technical KML developer help

Google Earth Outreach Developer Marketplace
If you need to hire a developer to build your map, visit the Google Earth Outreach Developer Marketplace to find a recommended list of developers.

Learn More

Explore help centers, user guides and other reference materials for Google mapping tools.

Tools and Resources

These selected tools are extremely useful for non-profit mapping.

Tools from Google

Third-Party Tools

  • shp2kml
    Free tool for creating ESRI shapefiles to KML
  • Superoverlay
    Tool for creating regionated image tiles
  • Arc2Earth
    Advanced software for importing/exporting GIS data to/from Google Earth
  • CamStudio
    Free software for creating screen-capture movies
  • GPS Babel
    Free software for converting GPS data to/from Google Earth.
  • Google Earth Photo Tag
    Free software for easily using geo-tagged photos in Google Earth.

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