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extract-streetview

extract-streetview

experimental

⚠️ This tool is experimental. ⚠️

A command-line tool to extract high-res spherical images and other data from Google StreetView.

extract-streetview 43.6473963,-79.3923407 > panorama.png

Example of some output images:

equirects

Install

This tool uses Electron for proper interaction with the Google API, so it is fairly heavy (~100mb). Install with latest npm.

npm install extract-streetview -g

Examples

With default settings:

extract-streetview 43.6473963,-79.3923407 > panorama.png

screen

Other examples:

# high-res street view 
extract-streetview 43.6473963,-79.3923407 --zoom 4 > panorama.png
 
# search outdoor results only 
extract-streetview 43.6473963,-79.3923407 --source outdoor > panorama.png
 
# random cool panorama 
extract-streetview -o image.png
 
# geolocate to current position 
extract-streetview current -o myStreet.png

Usage

NPM

Usage:
  extract-streetview [lat,lng] [opts]
 
Options:
  --output, -o      image output path
  --zoom, -z        zoom level (quality), can be 0-4 or "max"
  --radius, -r      search radius in meters, default 50
  --preference, -p  search preference, "nearest" or "best" (default)
  --source, -s      photo source, "outdoor" or "default"
  --format, -f      output format, "jpg" or "png" (default)
  --quality, -q     encoding quality for JPG, default 0.9
  --id              the first argument is a panoID instead of lat,lng

Extracts a street view panorama from [ latitude, longitude ] input (or google.com/maps/ URL). If not specified, will extract a random Awesome StreetView.

You can also specify "current" as the location, and it will use the browser's geolocation API to determine your latitude/longitude.

If no --output is given, the PNG is written to stdout.

License

MIT, see LICENSE.md for details.