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Your mapping tool for video maps

Your mapping tool for video maps

Lights, camera, action! It’s time for maps to be more animated. The future of maps in storytelling is going to be map videos! Your static maps can transform into stunning map animations in minutes with Mapcreator – your easy to use online mapping editor.

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Anyone can create video maps

Create impactful maps and dynamic videos and animations in one tool and never worry about post-production. Share, embed and broadcast your videos. Did you know that your viewers retain 95% of information communicated by video?

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Tell your story with video maps

Whatever your message, make people see it. Visualize world events, breaking news, or even property locations. A video map is a great way to visualize your data and see relationships that you might not be able to see otherwise.

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Videos maps in minutes

Animated maps have never been easier! In just a few clicks you can add new keyframes, change the transition time and decide the aspect ratio. Export your map in WEBM, PNG or JPG sequence and set the FPS according to your projects’ needs. It takes the same time or even less to create an animated map as it takes to make a static image!

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You are the creative director

Use an unlimited number of annotations to highlight any necessary information. Zoom, scroll, and tilt on your map with extreme accuracy for any location in the world. Make elements appear or disappear, these can shrink and grow or fade in and out and are controlled from the timeline.

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Customization is key

Create an animation that matches your brand identity with every second! Customize your video map by choosing your map style, colors and fonts that reflect your brand image. Add symbols, icons or text boxes from our large library, or let us add your own for an exclusive version of Mapcreator.

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Eager to create your first map video?

Want to take your static maps to the next level and bring them to life? Contact the Mapcreator team for a free 14-day trial. You will enjoy the video map features and all the other exciting features that Mapcreator has to offer.

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See what our clients have to say

danny wilkins news uk

One of our graphics teams used to dedicate one day of the week just to create maps. They now deal with map requests on the fly and are getting a consistent style across all their work.

Danny Wilkins Head of Technology for The Times, Sunday Times and Sun newsrooms

Mapcreator really makes our daily life in the newspaper production easier!

Julia Oberle Media designer @Main-Echo

One thing I do need to point out: Your service is excellent! Super-fast, competent and really friendly! ?

Jürgen Runo Infographist at Braunschweiger Zeitung

Since our team started using Mapcreator, we’ve been able to produce maps more quickly. We find the software very efficient and easy to use. 
The team at Mapcreator is always quick to respond to requests and they constantly strive to improve their tools for us. Their level of service is superior.

Karl Gelles USA TODAY

Frequently asked questions

Can I try Mapcreator for free?

Seeing is believing. We offer you 14 days of free access to our online mapping tool so that you can get to know the basic mapping functionalities you can expect. Register here to get started! Want to try out Mapcreator to its full extend? Contact us and take advantage of a free ‘guided demo’ where we’ll show you the full potential and features of Mapcreator  mapping software.

Do I need a technical/graphical or cartographical background to create maps?

Mapcreator has a user-friendly interface that does not require in-depth technical and graphical skills. To make sure that you get the most out of the mapping tool, we offer full training with all our subscriptions.

Can I make maps both for print and online publishing?

The mapping tool offers the possibility to export different file formats that can be used for both print and digital publications, including interactive elements. You can create a map and export/download it as various output types. The download options we support at the moment are: .PNG, .SVG, .PDF (CMYK), EPS and WEB. WEB means you’ll get a link to the (interactive) map as well as an iframe.

How do I customize my maps with Mapcreator?

Mapcreator comes with a wide range of carefully designed default map styles, fonts, and features. In addition to the standard style elements that come with Mapcreator, map colors, features, and fonts can easily be customized for you. Do you want us to custom build your own complete map design? Please contact us, and we’ll discuss your specific needs.

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