Attempting to connect to Google Earth displays the warning message “Unable to initialize Google Earth Application”.
To establish a successful ERDAS IMAGINE connection to Google Earth, the Google Earth application must be manually opened before using the Connect to Google Earth button.
The latest versions of Google Earth will not connect to ERDAS IMAGINE. Installing an earlier version of Google Earth will solve this problem. Please try using Google Earth version 126.96.36.1997 or earlier. The installers for version 188.8.131.527 of Google Earth and Google Earth Pro can be downloaded from the links below.
Here is an update:
ERDAS IMAGINE 2018 (64 bit as well as 32 bit ) has been sucessfully tested in Windows 10 environment with Google Earth Pro version 184.108.40.20632