QGIS goes 3D with the OsgEarth Globe Plugin

Globe plugin had it’s first big presentation at FOSS4G 2010:

(This video is part of a series of videos titled “Comparison of Open Source Virtual Globes”.)

Where to download Globe plugin

The globe plugin is a C++ plugin based on the threading branch and can be
downloaded from

How to install QGIS Globe

To install Globe plugin, you can use Marco Bernasocchi’s install script. Thanks Marco!

Sourcepole (the developers of Globe plugin) promise that as soon as the threading branch is merged into trunk, globe should make its way into trunk as well.

    • underdark said:

      Hi Marco,

      Many thanks for the link! Globe Plugin is great!

      Best wishes,

      PS: I updated my post to contain your link.

    • ahmad said:

      Thanks Marco

  1. maatha said:

    Hi !

    We are working with gis and some raster imagery to study the locations of schools in India’s NE areas and improvements in school infrastructure. The 3d plugin is very useful may i request if a link / method to use in windows environment can be explained.


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