Whoa...The Earth Is Cool

Lunar Software has updated EarthBrowser to version 1.5. EarthBrowser is based on a 3D model of the Earth, and it shows weather patterns, volcanic activity, and a series of Web-cams. The latest version of EarthBrowser is fully Carbonized to run natively under Mac OS X. According to Lunar Software:

Whatis new to version 1.5:

  • EarthBrowser has been carbonized to run natively under Mac OS X
  • Improved cloud accuracy over the Pacific and Indian ocean
  • Fixed some bugs that would cause a crash
  • Over 25 new web cams have been added

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

EarthBrowser is available for US$19.95. You can find more information at the EarthBrowser Web site.