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EarthDesk for Mac

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out of 26 votes

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  • Date Added:
    Sep. 28, 2010
  • Price:
    Free to try (Watermark on image); $24.95 to buy
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  • Product ranking:
    #14 in Screensavers

Editors' Review


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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5 stars

"Makes your Mac desktop into a space station window"

September 29, 2010  |  By spaderunner_dotmac

 |  Version: EarthDesk 5.5


Well supported - had a problem with upgrading to 5.5 (PPC) version. E-mailed and problem promptly sorted in half-an-hour.


None really - There was a charge for upgrading from 4.x to 5.x but well worth it


Cheaper than a $40 million Soyuz flight to keep track of the what's happening on earth!

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Full Specifications

What's new in version 5.5
  • Added support for auto-switching Intel/NVIDIA GPUs on i5/i7 systems.
  • Added a new projection to conform the map to the aspect ratio of the screen.
  • Minor performance and stability enhancements.
Publisher Xeric Design
Publisher web site http://www.xericdesign.com
Release Date September 28, 2010
Date Added September 28, 2010
Version 5.5
Category Screensavers & Wallpaper
Subcategory Screensavers
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Mac OS X 10.5 Intel/PPC/.6 Intel, Mac OS X 10.6/Intel
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 39.88MB
File Name earthdesk.dmg
Total Downloads 53,603
Downloads Last Week 6
License Model Free to try
Limitations Watermark on image
Price $24.95

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