Microsoft Bing Maps 3D (Virtual Earth 3D) 4.0.1003.8008

Add realistic 3D capabilities to your online live maps in order to be able to easily locate, explore and manage data in an innovative manner
Exploring the world can now be done without having to leave the comfort of one's home, through a dedicated software or using online services that provide aerial and bird's eye views over any corner of our planet. One of the most commonly used tools of this kind is Microsoft Bing Maps 3D (Virtual Earth 3D).

Browser integration

As soon as you'll install it you will surely notice that this is not your regular program that has its own interface, commands and controls. This is because Microsoft Bing Maps 3D (Virtual Earth 3D) runs inside your Internet browser.

Exploring the map and search operations

Once you open it, there will be no limits to the explorations you can start. Zooming in and moving around the world map you can take a really close look at various places, check out the roads leading to any location and much more.

Performing searches can be easily done using the embedded Bing search engine, so you can find directions to any city or shop or any other place. More so, Microsoft Bing Maps 3D (Virtual Earth 3D) will take you to the desired location immediately.

Finding various points of interest

and getting driving directions

A neat feature of this utility is the ability to track down nearby attractions and places to see for any place you are looking at, if any such facilities are available. Thus, you can find amusement parks, casinos, tourist attractions, shops as well as historical sites. Also, restaurants, pubs, cafes and other such establishments can be discovered for the area you are currently looking at.

Driving directions, as well as instructions for walking or using the local transportation can be queried for any two places. If you find some locations you like so much you will surely try to visit them again, simple add them to the favorites list under 'My places.'

Bottom line

To conclude, Microsoft Bing Maps 3D (Virtual Earth 3D) offers an interesting experience that will surely appeal to many users, especially since using it is a breeze and the features set it comes with quite adequate.

Reviewed by on July 11th, 2014


last updated on:
July 11th, 2014, 6:26 GMT
file size:
8.1 MB
price:
FREE!
developed by:
Microsoft
license type:
Ad-supported 
operating system(s):
Windows XP / Vista
category:
C: \ Others \ Home & Education

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Microsoft Bing Maps 3D (Virtual Earth 3D) - The application enables you to browse Bing Maps and view the buildings in 3D mode.
What's New in version 2.0 Beta
  • The Software is trying to change your Internet Explorer home page and your default search service.
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Application description

Microsoft Bing Maps 3D is an application designed to offer you a more pleasant way of browsing Bing Maps by providing ...

Users are advised to pay attention while installing this ad-supported application:

  • Offers to change the homepage for web browsers installed in the system
  • Offers to change the default search engine for web browsers installed in the system

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