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What’s New In Google Earth 7.3.0
* Earth “Free” and Pro have now been combined into a single product, Earth Pro.
* Windows: Windows 7 is earliest version supported.
* Windows: new installs default to OpenGL mode.
* Mac: Mac OS 10.8 is earliest version supported.
* Mac: application is now 64-bit.
* Mac: antialiasing option is now available.
* High-resolution (“high-DPI”, “Retina”) display support.
* New Repair Tool to reset cache data, settings, and fix application startup issues.
* Updated Movie Maker tool with new video formats.
* Improved image saving, printing and movie making performance.
* Web Inspector tool available for KML balloons.
* HTML5 videos such as YouTube embeds work in placemark balloons.
* Updated and improved internal Web browser and security.
* Terrain imagery tiles missing in some locations.
* Tour audio recording and playback not working.
* Tours with recorded audio not correctly saved.
* Crash when loading large KML data files.
* Drag-and-drop files into application window not working.
* Can’t open KMZ files from a path with “.kmz” in it.
* Skyscrapers cut off when saving high-resolution images.
* COM registration not performed by Windows installer.
* Some images embedded in KML don’t load.
* Anisotropic filtering option has no effect.
* Startup Tips sometimes incorrectly positioned.
* Labels in Arabic were often cut off.
* “Share with Google+” feature not working.
* SSL client certificates not currently supported.
* Toolbar buttons, UI icons pixelated in high-DPI mode.
* Windows: high-DPI support isn’t enabled until pixel scale is 200% or higher (use googleearth2x.bat to force high-DPI mode).