Click on the Map browser. There are different map styles to work with. For a more realistic 3D map, drag Blue Marble Globe into the project window.
Open the Inspector. Click on Start Location and choose your departure and destination airports. When you hit OK, an animated line will join the two locations.
For a more photorealistic-looking globe, tick the Show clouds box. Note, this option is only available in the Blue Marble Globe map.
To extend the animation, type a larger number into the Duration window. You can add a video effect to it and tick Zoom In for a closer look. Click Done.
You can add extra maps to illustrate your ongoing journey. Drag a Blue Marble Map to the project and choose new start and end destinations.
The 2D Map doesn’t have a zoom option in the Inspector, but you can use iMovie’s Crop option to get a closer look at your journey.
You can blend your maps with your clips more effectively by placing a Cross Dissolve transition in between. This makes the sequence flow smoothly.
You can also make a map zoom in and highlight a specific location. Choose a Start Location in the Inspector but leave the End Location unticked.
Go to the Sound Effects browser’s Transportation folder and pop a Jet Fly By on the spinning globe. Then add a Sports Car Passing to the 2D map.
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