The following collection of videos includes lessons ranging from beginner to more complex concepts. Click a video to learn about animation.
Make your first animation
This video is intended for someone new to animation. You will learn how to add a blank animation to your map or scene and how to export to a specific video resolution to share with others. You will learn to create keyframes, set the duration, make adjustments, and play a preview of the animation before exporting.
Capture layer properties in keyframes
Use layer visibility and transparency properties to fade content in and out from the display captured in your keyframes. For example, use these effects if you want to show a before-and-after comparison map.
Use bookmarks to create an animation
Import bookmarks to create an animation by converting the bookmarks into keyframes.
Use animation overlays to add text and images
Overlays are text or image elements added to the animation to provide additional information. Learn how to add overlays such as titles, paragraphs, and watermarks and also how to customize the editable properties of an overlay.
Animate shadows over time
Animations can capture not only camera properties but also layer and time properties. In this short video, you will see how your existing knowledge in animation can be leveraged by using illumination effects (layer properties) and the time slider (time properties) as you compile keyframes and customize your animation properties to display shadows over time.