Based on Google Maps' API, we can now make use of Maps App, a very powerful tool that allows any user to browse maps of the entire world from his/her desktop. It turns out to be ideal to search for addresses, businesses or to calculate routes while driving any kind of vehicle.
Not only maps
This application offers us a wide range of features that provide it with great added value:
- Business data integrated into search results.
- Fast loading of maps belonging to areas next to those that we've looked up.
- Satellite image view.
- 3D Earth view.
- Street View function.
- Calculate routes typing in addresses.
- Zoom in by double clicking.
All in all, Maps App is definitely a great cartographic resource to be taken into account and that is easily accessible from our Windows desktop. Don't miss out on the chance to try it out.