Map your YouTube videos with Streetview Video Map

Map your YouTube videos with Streetview Video Map

8 June 2020 0 By tom

Maps.video Streetview Video Map is a brand new way to map your moving YouTube videos such as walking videos, running videos, cycling videos, driving videos, boating videos and even drone footage on an interactive Google map. Get more views for your videos and make more advertising money!

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Its easy to map your videos just go to Maps.video and click the ‘Draw Video Route’ button in the bottom left of your screen. Its works great on mobile devices but is a bit easier on desktop with more accurate marker placement and more space for the map. Here we are on mobile:

Click the ‘Draw Video Route’ button in the bottom left of your screen.
Click the ‘Draw Video Route’ button in the bottom left of your screen.

Type in the box where your video geographically starts and select a location or click the geolocate button to go to your current location.

Type in the box where your video geographically starts and select a location or click the geolocate button to go to your current location.

Type the location you want to go to.

Type the location you want to go to.

Zoom in and find the starting point of your video.

Zoom in and find the starting point of your video.

Click to place the first marker on the map. If there is already a blue route there with a blue marker you may want to click the marker to start at that point if that is where your video begins.

Click to place the first marker on the map.

Click along the route your video represents, trying to keep to the correct side of the road or path.

Click along the route your video represents, trying to keep to the correct side of the road or path.

Keep clicking along your route trying to keep the line segments lining up against your route.

Keep clicking along your route trying to keep the line segments lining up against your route.

You may need to place more points around bends to follow the curves. If you make a mistake you can press the ‘Undo’ button and more accurately place a marker.

If you make a mistake you can press the ‘Undo’ button and more accurately place a marker.

Try to make it accurate.

Try to make it accurate.

When you are finished either press the ‘Finish’ button or click an existing marker to finish at that location if this makes sense for your video.

When you are finished either press the ‘Finish’ button or click an existing marker to finish at that location if this makes sense for your video.

If you want to map an existing route in reverse you can click first on the end marker, click the start marker and then click ‘OK’ to the dialog. It will automatically draw the route in reverse!

When you are happy with your drawn route you now need to get the YouTube video share URL from YouTube. Click the ‘Get Video’ button which will take you to YouTube.

When you are happy with your drawn route you now need to get the YouTube video share URL from YouTube.

Find your video on YouTube by going to your channel or creator studio. Click the share option and copy the share link. It should be similar to https://youtu.be/***********.

Find your video on YouTube.

Click Share.

Click Share.

Click Copy link.

Click Copy link.

Alternatively, you can watch the video and copy the address in the browser address bar. It should be similar to https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=***.

Paste the URL into the highlighted box. You can optionally type or paste a video description into the big input. Try to describe your video and make it interesting.

Paste the URL into the highlighted box.

Now click the ‘Submit’ button.

Now click the ‘Submit’ button.

If you are not signed in you will be prompted to continue. Click ‘OK’ so that you don’t lose your route.

If you are not signed in you will be prompted to continue.

Sign in with either a Facebook or Google account. You will then be directed back to the map and within a few seconds your new video route will appear live on the map!

Sign in with either a Facebook or Google account. You will then be directed back to the map and within a few seconds your new video route will appear live on the map!

Click the share button.

Click the share button.

Copy the permalink (You can share directly to facebook and Twitter using the buttons).

Copy the permalink.

Click Edit.

Click Edit.

Go to YouTube and paste the permalink in the video description so people can find the map from the YouTube video.

Go to YouTube and paste the permalink in the video description.

Follow the same procedure to keep adding more of your videos to the map. View, share and enjoy. Press play and enjoy your video!

Press play and enjoy your video!

Go to https://maps.video now to view the Streetview Video Map!