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Ray MilanoAfter Effects Scripting_Using Maps Data
by on Nov 24, 2014 at 5:27:01 pm

Hello All,

It's possible to use in some way, map data in JavaScript format from googlemap or mapbox in an After Effects project?

If possible, please show me the way.

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Walter SoykaRe: After Effects Scripting_Using Maps Data
by on Nov 25, 2014 at 1:54:24 pm

What kind of map data do you already have, and what are you looking to do with it?

Walter Soyka
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Ray MilanoRe: After Effects Scripting_Using Maps Data
by on Nov 25, 2014 at 5:33:41 pm

Hello Walter,

On a regular basis i do animations with maps to illustrate zones of influence, routes or merely to point a location.

Here is a sample:

I use a serie of screen captures of Google map, then i patch them together to make a higher dimension map, so i can zoom in and out of it without loosing quality.

To get the images i use this API:
It let me edit the appearance and content of the map. It also generates a code(JavaScript) for use it as web content.

It would be so useful if i could use the content generated by the API inside After Effects.

If it's possible...

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