Directional Animated Map: After Effects Video Tutorial

By Evan Abrams

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Show directions visually with this dynamic 2D map animation in After Effects. This effect is great for any local business videos or to advertise events.

Adobe After Effects

Learn how to create an animated map in After Effects with with a route reveal and starting/ending labels. This basic After Effects tutorial is great for local business or event videos.

Sure you could put up a simple static map in your video, but instead take it to the next level with an animated map graphic. In the following After Effects tutorial I show you how to create a map with an animating route and starting/ending labels, ideal for showing how to get from one place to another. This After Effects animation requires no third party plugins or complicated expressions.

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