Downloading models from the 3D Warehouse into Google Earth

You can access the 3D Warehouse directly through your web browser to download pre-made models into Google Earth:

  1. Visit the 3D Warehouse using your Web browser.
  2. Enter the type of model you're looking for in the "search" field to find related models.
  3. Click on the thumbnail image of the model that you like to view the model .
  4. Click on the Download Model button. A list of SketchUp and Google earth versions appear.
  5. Select the version of the file that is closest to the version of your copy Google Earth. A dialog box appears asking if you want to open the model with SketchUp or save the file.
  6. Select Open with Google Earth (default). Google Earth is run and the model is inserted at the correct location.
Note: Textures are displayed in Google Earth 4, but not in Google Earth 3.