Is Tour creator being discontinued?

On June 30, 2021, we deactivated the Expeditions and Tour Creator apps. They’ll no longer work on your devices, and tours can’t be downloaded again after they’re gone.

What will replace Google tour creator?

As mentioned above, Google Street View has a collection of virtual tours available in Google Arts and Culture, but the Street View app is also a great replacement for Tour Creator. You can even use it to take 360-degree photos with a phone or tablet.

Why is Google tour creator closing?

In order to focus on storytelling in Google Earth, we will be shutting down Tour Builder in 2021. To learn how you can export and download your maps data in advance of the deprecation, please visit the About Page on Tour Builder’s website.

How do you make a virtual tour for free?

*Creating an account is free here.

  1. Step 1: click on Upload and then Create Interactive Experience.
  2. Step 2: click on the + sign to add your first 360 photo.
  3. In the editing screen, add more scenes by clicking on this button.
  4. Step 4: add titles, description and thumbnail.
  5. Click on Edit to edit your virtual tour.

Does Google tour creator work?

But Google has since retreated from VR. … Google is also ending support for the Tour Creator feature, which let people make their own tours in Expeditions. Tour Creator will no longer be available after June 30th of next year, but Google will let users export the assets from their existing tours in the coming months.

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What is Google tour creator?

Tour Creator is a website by Google that allows teachers and students to create tours for VR (virtual reality) or in a web browser. After logging in with a Google account, Tour Creator will ask for a title, description, and cover photo for the tour.

Is Google Virtual Tour Free?

Your interactive Google Virtual Business tour will be hosted on Google servers and appear on your Google local profile and on Google Maps. There are no monthly or annual fees to worry about. Pay Once and keep it forever on Google. The starting fee of $350 covers a typical, small uncomplicated layout.

Who created VR?

In 1968 Ivan Sutherland and his student Bob Sproull created the first VR / AR head mounted display (Sword of Damocles) that was connected to a computer and not a camera. It was a large and scary looking contraption that was too heavy for any user to comfortably wear and was suspended from the ceiling (hence its name).