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Animated Maps Maker – Simple & Easy

As travel enthusiasts, we often seek innovative ways to document our journeys and share our experiences with our friends and loved ones. In today’s digital age, technology offers us incredible tools to capture and showcase our adventures. One such easy method is creating animated maps for your vlogs and social media. This article will teach the easiest method of How to Create Animated Maps for free.

Ready to Dive into Animation? Here’s How:

  • Visit PictraMap: Open the website, Register with a Unique name, and log in.

  • Create Project: Name your project and click on create
    You can also choose between the free plan or explore premium options for additional features.

  • Pick Your Style: The first tab is with the upload title, Select the second one with the title Map, Select the map style from an array that appears on the right side – minimalist modern, vintage charm, and more.

  • Plot Your Points: Search the city or place in the search bar and press enter, it will Add pins with three options that customize them with icons, text, and colors.

Easy animated map maker for beginners


  • Mode of Travel: Click on Pin, the middle option is mode of travel which includes car, bus, ship, etc

  • Complete the Journey: Add more Pins for the destination, Select the mode, Adjust the position from layers, and Customized the Path until the journey is not fully completed

  • Extra: A few Features like Music, Font, Location, Duration, etc is only for Pro users 

  • Preview and Share: Witness your masterpiece come alive by clicking on the view animation button 

  • Share your animated map for your vlogs, and social media, embed it on your website, or download it for offline viewing.

  • Embrace BeingAnimator: Delve into our YouTube for Map animation tutorials, we also share a lot more animation techniques, tip and tricks for beginners

Creating an animated map using Pictra Map not only documents your journey but also creates a visually captivating story of your travels daries. Whether you’re a travel blogger, an avid explorer, or someone eager to share your adventures, this online animation maker offers a fantastic way to immortalize and share your experiences with the world.

The integration of these user-friendly apps opens up endless possibilities for travelers to preserve their memories in a visually appealing and interactive format. So, why not embark on your next adventure and create an animated map to share your incredible experiences with others?

Salman Naseem

Author at Being Animator

My name is Salman Naseem, and I am an engineer turned animator with over 7 years of experience in the field. I discovered my passion for animation and decided to pursue it as a career after my engineering background. I have expertise in using various animation tools such as Blender, Vyond, and other cartoon-making software.

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