Platform: Windows XP
License: Time limited demo
Number of downloads: 585
Keyhole NV is a splendid little download that allows you to roam the globe and check out areas of interest.
Being American in design, most of the high-resolution images are of US-based landmarks, such as the San Francisco PacBell baseball park.
However, once you have requested and received your Earth Viewer passport you can reach out and 'grab' the Earth with your mouse and zoom in for a closer look.
Clicking the terrain button allows you to see hills, mountains and valleys rendered in full 3D.
Note: This download only works on PCs with an nVidia graphical processing unit, i.e. nForce, GeForce2, GeForce3 or GeForce4.