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Learn some more about some of the tools that aloow us to share out journey.



Google Earth
Google Earth combines the power of Google Search with satellite imagery, maps, terrain and 3D buildings to put the world's geographic information at your fingertips.

Fly to your house. Just type in an address, press Search, and you'll zoom right in. Search for schools, parks, restaurants, and hotels. Get driving directions. Tilt and rotate the view to see 3D terrain and buildings, or look up to explore the sky Save and share your searches and favorites.

Since Google Earth was launched, users have been exploring our world and creating content overlays (KML files) to share their explorations with others. Learn
more.




You Tube
YouTube is the leader in online video, and the premier destination to watch and share original videos worldwide through a Web experience. YouTube allows people to easily upload and share video clips on YouTube.com and across the Internet through websites, mobile devices, blogs, and emai.

Everyone can watch videos on YouTube. People can see first-hand accounts of current events, find videos about their hobbies and interests, and discover the quirky and unusual. As more people capture special moments on video, YouTube is empowering them to become the broadcasters of tomorrow. Learn
more.




Windows Media Video
Windows Media Video (WMV) is a compressed video file format for several proprietary codecs developed by Microsoft. The original codec, known as WMV, was originally designed for Internet streaming applications, as a competitor to RealVideo. The other codecs, such as WMV Screen and WMV Image, cater for specialized content.

Through standardization from the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers WMV has gained adoption for physical-delivery formats such as HD DVD and Blu-ray Disc. Learn
more.




Quicktime Video
QuickTime is a multimedia framework developed by Apple Inc., capable of handling various formats of digital video, media clips, sound, text, animation, music, and several types of interactive panoramic images. Available for Linux, Classic Mac OS, Mac OS X and Microsoft Windows operating systems, it provides essential support for software packages including iTunes, QuickTime Player (which can also serve as a helper application for web browsers to play media files that might otherwise fail to open) and Safari.

QuickTime is distributed free of charge. Learn
more.




Flickr
Flickr — almost certainly the best online photo management and sharing application in the world — has two main goals:

1. To help people make their photos available to the people who matter to them.

2. To enable new ways of organizing photos.

Flickr is the WD-40 that makes it easy to get photos from one person to another in whatever way they want. Learn
more.




ZIP Files
The ZIP file format is a popular lossless data compression and archival format. A ZIP file contains one or more files that have been compressed, to reduce their file size, or stored as-is.

You can download a free version of StuffIt to "unZIP" files
here.




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