Almost as good as the original version, pity it's not OTB.
Funny, I never see anyone mention the legal ramifications of using regular (not commercial/pro) version of Google Earth for imagery. Know of a few firms that have been hit with big bucks penalities for using plain GE for work instead of commercial version.
I would hope that a commercial product would include a license agreement with Google. I imagine that is why it costs $400 for a program that only has a couple of offset tools along with the Google import.
Since GE Pro is $399 (for 1-10 licenses) I would check before I hoped.
GE Pro does more than just offsets. It has Parcel data for most of the United States (Don't know outside the US). It also allows for more video export options (I can't remember if regular GE allows video exporting at all.)
We use Pro all the time. It makes finding owner information ten times faster than before. I bet we make back our $400 in a couple of weeks.
It also has cenus and traffic counts, although we don't use those as much.
Sometimes when I am home, I wish I had the pro version for something quick.
My two cents,
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