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EarthDesk for Mac

Download Editors' Rating:
4
Excellent
Average User Rating:
3.3
out of 26 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    5.1.1
  • Total Downloads:
    52,843
  • Date Added:
    Nov. 18, 2009
  • Price:
    Free to try (Watermark on image); $24.95 to buy
  • File Size:
    39.88MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    24
  • Platform:
    Mac
  • Product ranking:
    #9 in Screensavers

Editors' Review

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A static desktop image, although pretty, often loses its luster in a short time. EarthDesk, with multiple, real-time updated views of Earth, presents the perfect replacement for the stale, static image on your screen. In addition to the stunning views of Earth, the program features numerous options for configuring map images, giving you complete control over the maps on your screen. We like the variety of views and 3D renderings of the globe as seen from space. Maps also can be centered on a particular city. You can watch as the map remains stationary while the sun and moon move about your home location as the center point, for example. EarthDesk's customization options and ease of use make it not only educational, but fun for anyone with an interest in our planet.

 
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User Reviews
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4 stars

"Very informative and accurate"

November 25, 2009  |  By prospere

 |  Version: EarthDesk 5.1.1

Pros

Has numerous possibilities. Shows actual info and views of the earth and clouds. I especially like the changes in the time of day and night. The city lights at night are quite impressive. The software is updated periodically.

Cons

I can't think of any specific drawbacks.

Summary

I use it as wallpaper on my iMac and recommend anyone to at least try it...

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 5.1.1
Fixed a bug that displayed a corrupt cloud image, instead of re-downloading a fresh copy of the image.
General
Publisher Xeric Design
Publisher web site http://www.xericdesign.com
Release Date November 18, 2009
Date Added November 18, 2009
Version 5.1.1
Category
Category Screensavers & Wallpaper
Subcategory Screensavers
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Mac OS X 10.5 Intel/PPC
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 39.88MB
File Name earthdesk.dmg
Popularity
Total Downloads 52,843
Downloads Last Week 24
Pricing
License Model Free to try
Limitations Watermark on image
Price $24.95

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