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Lunar Software has updated Earth Browser to version 1.3. Earth Browser allows users to get nearly a real-time look at current geological and weather conditions, including storms and earthquakes, from around the world. According to Lunar Software:

Lunar Software, a provider of Macintosh shareware products, announces the release of EarthBrowser 1.3.

EarthBrowser 1.3 expands weather coverage to over 800 cities worldwide.

Bug fixes:

  • Full resolution screensaver on most monitor sizes
  • Fixed bug displaying incorrect barometric pressure
  • Fixes broken link to CIAis country factbook
  • New download engine fixes thread errors that caused crashes

EarthBrowser is an innovative Earth simulation that combines an easy to navigate 3 dimensional globe with real-time weather conditions and 5 day forecasts. Live earthquakes, webcam images, volcanoes and current cloud formations are also featured. A screen saver option lets it take over your desktop with a gorgeous image when you are away from your computer. Great as an educational tool, a must have for avid weather watchers!


  • Worldwide weather conditions and forecasts for over 800 cities
  • Satellite cloud formations are updated hourly
  • Webcam images from all over the globe updating dynamically
  • Screen Saver
  • Live earthquake locations and magnitudes
  • Volcanoes with links
  • Current time of day in over 600 cities worldwide
  • Links to facts about countries all over the world
  • High resolution satellite map of the Earth

Earth Browser is available for US$19.95. You can find more information at the Earth Browser web site.