How to Print Google Maps Satellite Images (7 Steps)
By Andrea Ruiz
Google Maps' Satellite feature offers a fascinating photographic overhead view of addresses and street locations around the world. Depending on the location, you may be able to see a great deal of detail and get a very close-up view. However, unlike with many of Google Maps' other features, you can't print satellite images from within Google Maps. As a workaround, copy the image to your computer's clipboard, and then create a new image in a graphics program that allows printing.
Zoom in on the Google Maps Satellite image you'd like to print.
Press "F11" to maximize your screen.
Press the "PrtScrn" button on your computer's keyboard.
Launch your preferred graphics-editing software and open a blank image. Depending on your software, you may have to resize the blank image to the dimensions of your computer's screen resolution.
Press "Ctrl-V" to paste the print-screen capture of the satellite image into the blank image.
Crop the image so that it only displays the satellite image.
Click "File" in the main menu, and then select the "Print" option to print the image.
- Set your printer's settings to allow high-resolution printing so that you can print the highest quality image possible.
Andrea Ruiz has written professionally for blogs, online entertainment magazines and television network websites for more than a decade. Ruiz has also been a web and social media developer, Internet business consultant and computer programmer since 1999, and worked for four years as a professional community manager. Ruiz holds a Bachelor of Arts from University of Massachusetts, Boston.