Global Weather 3D

Global Weather 3D 3.3

Check the weather all over the world

Global Weather 3D is probably one of the most visually appealing weather forecast tools you've ever seen. View full description

PROS

  • Nice animation effects
  • Several options: cloud color, day and night zones, etc.

CONS

  • Zoom is not very powerful
  • You can't add waypoints in this version

Very good
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Global Weather 3D is probably one of the most visually appealing weather forecast tools you've ever seen.

Instead of displaying the usual geographic map with weather symbols, the program makes use of an attractive three-dimensional Earth globe to show the current position of clouds on our planet, plus marking their density with a color code.

The globe is fully animated, meaning you can zoom in and out and also rotate and flip it with your mouse. The zoom tool though is not very powerful and doesn't allow you to go much into detail.

Global Weather 3D features a quite complete configuration menu which enables you to enable certain tools such as displaying geographical textures, showing day and night zones or adding countries' names and boundaries, among other options.

On the downside, the program asked me to register when I tried to create customized waypoints, something I found especially disappointing after seeing the program labeled as freeware all the time.

With Global Weather 3D you can check weather conditions – or at least, cloud position – anywhere on Earth via an attractive interface.

Global Weather 3D gives you the possibility to explore the entire world's weather using a very realistic 3D globe.

Global Weather 3D gives you the possibility to explore the entire world's weather using a very realistic 3D globe. Taking advantage of the most powerful graphics techniques using OpenGL, you will find an interactive and exciting experience browsing global clouds in real time (every hour) using two different cloud visualization modes, "real photo" and "colorized clouds".

In addition, Weather3D has four different Earth's surface modes (normal texture, detailed texture, non-textured and real-time day/night showing sun and moon positions) including countries boundary, names and custom Waypoints.

Global Weather 3D

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Global Weather 3D 3.3