Download and georeference Google Earth images in QGIS 2.8 with OpenLayers Plugin

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In this tutorial you will discover a method to download and georeference Google Earth image in QGIS 2.8 with OpenLayers Plugin.

the steps to do this are :

1 - Localize and download the image from Google earth Pro.

2 - Install the OpenLayers plugin in QGIS (if it is not installed)

3 - Add the Google Satellite layer of the OpenLayers plugin to the QGIS map.

4 - Open downloaded image in the QGIS Georeferencer.

5 - Add control points the the image using similar points in the Google Satellite layer....

Georeferenced images can be used in QGIS or other software like ArcGIS

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