Monday, February 4, 2019

Plex.Earth 4 – Connects AutoCAD with Google Earth and the Real World

From the Autodesk App Store:

Connect your Autodesk® AutoCAD® projects to Google Earth, Google Maps, Bing Maps, OpenStreetMap or any WMS provider (e.g. USGS)

  • Import images and create seamless mosaics with aerial imagery from Google Earth or any provided.
  • Export your 2D drawings or 3D models directly to Google Earth, quickly and easily, in both KML and compressed KMZ format for greater versatility.
  • Import KML files into AutoCAD.
  • Create terrain models with elevation data fetched directly by Google Earth.
  • Full package for surface creation by any data set, such as breaklines, boundaries, points or even elevation data extracted by plain text in AutoCAD.
  • Advanced image processing capabilities, such as to merge and clip (while retaining georeference), and the ability to create World Files, thus allowing imagery transfer between AutoCAD and any other CAD/GIS system.
  • 3,000+ supported coordinate systems worldwide, even in the basic edition of AutoCAD.

Import elevation data from the selected provider
to create a detailed terrain model.

Create elevation contours.

Perform terrain analysis to make design decisions.

Export to Google Earth to engage customers and
stakeholders with an interactive visualization.

Note: This app uses a custom installer (and not the standard App Store installer).

Trial Description

Start your 7-day Free Trial from within AutoCAD, when you first run Plex.Earth.

During the free trial period, you will have access to the full functionality, without constraints or watermarks.

Company or team-wide trial

We provide licenses for your whole team to use.

- Spread the benefits of Plex.Earth to your whole company:
Expedite your design process, significantly reducing the costs at the same time.

- Simple seat release:
Once a designer stops working with Plex.Earth or after 60 minutes of inactivity, the seat is readily available to the other team members.

- Use it from everywhere - any network:
Either you're in the office, at home or on the field, you can use Plex.Earth without geographic or network restrictions.

Makes your IT happy and your life easier:
Everything is managed by our cloud platform - You don't have to install and maintain a license manager locally on your network!

For team-wide trials, please contact us at

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About This Version

Version 4.3, 12/17/2018
  • Major improvements in KML importing and exporting
  • Major improvements in Map Explorer
  • Fixes minor bugs

Plex.Earth 4 is brought to you by Plexscape. Pricing is as follows.

This add-in is compatible with AutoCAD 2019, 2018, 2017, and 2016.

There's more information available on the Autodesk App Store »

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