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Using Pictometry Aerial Photos

Pictometry is oblique aerial photography. "Oblique" means the aerial photographs are taken at an angle rather than looking straight down.

Get ready to use Pictometry with these steps:

  1. Read the Disclaimer if you haven't already.

  2. Be sure you are using Internet Explorer on Windows. See Why Internet Explorer on Windows? for more on this subject along with a few other viewing options.

  3. Accessing any Pictometry Photo prompts you to install or upgrade your Pictometry Viewer software if necessary. Or use Pictometry Viewer Installation or Upgrade.

  4. Use the Pictometry Help Help button in the Pictometry toolbar to display Pictometry Aerial Photos Help for the various viewer buttons and tools. Exploring Pictometry PDF Icon is a quick overview.