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Getting Started with ScreenFlow for Video Editing

Stephen Haunts, Trainer, Public Speaker, Author

Getting Started with ScreenFlow for Video Editing

Stephen Haunts, Trainer, Public Speaker, Author

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9 Lessons (40m)
    • 1. Course Overview

      4:20
    • 2. The ScreenFlow User Interface

      1:31
    • 3. Recording Content

      2:16
    • 4. Processing Audio

      2:54
    • 5. Cutting Out Bad Sections

      13:36
    • 6. Repositioning the Webcam

      5:11
    • 7. Adding Annotations

      4:50
    • 8. Exporting Your Video

      4:43
    • 9. Course Summary

      0:46
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Teaching through online courses has never been more popular than it is now. As online educators, we need tools that let us realise our visions for our courses by being able to record, edit, and publish content as efficiently as possible. We don’t want the tools to get in the way.

ScreenFlow for MacOS is a fantastic all-in-one software package that lets you record your screen, webcam and a microphone easily with no technical hurdles. ScreenFlow also includes a full-featured video editor to allow you to piece together your training material.

In this course, I will help you get up to speed with this fantastic software package as quickly as possible by showing you all the most essential features. I will teach:

  • Overview of the user interface

  • Recording your screen, webcam and audio

  • Processing audio

  • Editing your content to cut out bad takes

  • Repositioning the webcam view

  • Adding annotations

  • Exporting your content ready for upload

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Stephen Haunts

Trainer, Public Speaker, Author

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Hi, I am Stephen Haunts, a software developer, online trainer, classroom teacher, public speaker, podcaster and author. I have over 25 years of experience as a software developer and a leader working at huge organizations from global banks, financial lenders, healthcare and insurance. 

I am now a freelance trainer, podcaster, and book author. I also travel around the world speaking at many conferences about software development, leadership, and personal soft skills, and I have a passion for helping professionals improve their skills.

I have been teaching online with the Pluralsight platform since 2014, and I am now teaching small skills-based courses here on SkillShare. I hope you enjoy the courses that I post here and I would be grateful if you could fol... See full profile

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1. Course Overview: Hello and welcome to this course on getting started building training videos with ScreenFlow. My name is Steven horns. So I'm an online train at an educator, have been for the last seven or eight years. I've written and recorded and edited over 50 online courses for various different platforms, including the platform that you're watching this course on. And the vast majority of the courses I've built over the last four years certainly have all been done with ScreenFlow. On the Mac. Screenflow is a Mac OS package for recording your screen and webcam. They also has a full-featured video editor. As FIFO really is a fantastic tool for creating online training material because it allows you to do everything from Him one package. So I mean one package, I mean literally everything from recording through to editing and through exporting for the final target, which could be YouTube. It could be a platform that skill share or literary anyone else? So ScreenFlow is available from a company called tele stream. And you have two options when it comes to buying it. So you can either buy it directly from them and it costs about a $129 at the time of recording. Where you can also buy it from the Apple App Store on the Mac, which is how I personally got hold of it. This course is using ScreenFlow nine, which at the time is the current version. And then, but really everything we're talking about here kinda works in Screenflow 87 and most likely any future versions because we're talking about some of the basic core principles which haven't really changed for a long time. So this is cause for, so, for people who want to teach online. And the reason why I recommend ScreenFlow is very easy to use package that does everything you need within one box. So that's screen recording, audio recording, recording your webcam, a full-featured video editing timeline, as well as call-outs, annotations and effects. And the thing I love about screen flows is very easy to pick up. So I hope you'll see that once we've gone through this course, you'll see some basic courses or educational content with ScreenFlow is incredibly simple because you want to spend the majority of your time actually teaching and not been hampered or stuck with the tools that you're using for. Before we start, let's look at the anatomy of a course. So I always like to use the analogy of a book. So of course he's like a book. You have this thing in your hands on the screen. And within that course is going to be lots of different subjects which you can learn. So typically a course that we split down into modules. So why thinking about a module is it's like a chapter in a book. So you'll have a chapter and that chapter, there'll be various different subjects that you learn about them in a book. Those subheadings or those different subjects will be subheadings within that chapter. And of course, it's a clip to the way I work is what I will call them, cause I split it into modules which are not there big overarching chapters from course. And, and I have separate video clips which I use per subject. And ideally you want to keep each clip the short as you can and you focus on one topic. So you'll notice on this course is a very simple cores eight, it literally is one module is entire course. Page click focuses on one things. We've got one on the ScreenFlow user interface, we've got one on coding content, on, on processing audio. One item called Hours, one unexplored in, for example. The reason that's important is people consume online education in different ways. Now some people will start a course from the beginning and watch the entire thing by the way to the end. And it's fantastic. Some people might only want to know one thing, so they might skip to a specific module or specific clip just to learn one simple piece of information that they need. Yeah, that's a bit like using a table of contents in a book to find a particular subjects is exactly the same of a course. So it's kind of important to structure your courses so that people can easily navigate through them and find what they want specifically. Or they can watch the entire course from start to finish the way RDD. So he's one ScreenFlow projects per clip. So if I've got a course that's one module like this one with nine clips in there. I have nine ScreenFlow Flight Projects for each clip. And I just makes it easier to kind of keep a handle on what's going on. I think it makes it easier to edit. You only focusing on one small video section at a time. And it also adds less stressed the computer as well. If you haven't got so much video loaded up in one go. Now for those interested, I'm actually recording this course on how to use Screenflow. Using ScreenFlow. So let's get started. 2. The ScreenFlow User Interface: Before we look at recording content, that should take a quick tour of the ScreenFlow user interface. So I'm gonna call up a new document here. Now in the New Document window, you can set your presets. Are we gonna do 1080 PhD, but you could do 720 if that's required, or you could have 4K. I'm gonna do ten ATP. And I'm going to set a target frame rates of 30 frames per seconds. And once I've done that was going to hit in you. And that brings up our ScreenFlow interface. And I'm using ScreenFlow nine, which is at the time of record in the latest version, before using older versions or even a newer version. Pretty much everything we're going to say here is still going to be relevant because the basic mechanics of ScreenFlow hasn't changed for available time. So what we have here in this first window is the window that our video footage is going to be displayed to us. Now on the bottom, we have our timeline. So as we're editing audio and video in our course contents, the actual timeline that we do the editing will be down here. And over here on the right-hand side we have a series of selector menus. And so on. The one we're on heres where we can select assets that we want to drop into our actual contents. We have video settings, we have audio settings, and different settings for doing annotations and taxed, which we're going to come to you later on. So let's now take a look at content encoding. 3. Recording Content: Nobody wants to do is you want to start recording the screen and our webcam, as well as any audio. That typically what you do is you got a little tray icon up here. You'd click on it and then you'd say new record him. But because I'm actually using Screenflow to make this course on ScreenFlow or can't actually bring up the new recording dialogue. So now that sounds a bit matter. Amazing Screenflow to make a course on Screenflow. What I did, I was just going to show you a dialog box on the screen. Now, we can certainly Startup box is a series of options. So first of all, we have record from desktop. Now I'm using an, an Apple iMac. So I'm setting out to record my desktop. But if you had a second monitor for example, or you're using a laptop of a second screen installed, then you can specify what screen you want to record, which is quite useful. The next check box is for recording video from another audios or from another video source like the webcam. So in the example I'm going to be showing, I've used just the basic webcam that's on the iMac, but you might have a different type of webcam plug didn't knock unlucky, tech Rio for example. And the next checkbox is for recording your audio inputs. Now I'm using a USB microphone is plugged into the computer, which he sank. I highly recommend doing, or you could even use the microphone built into your computer. It really is worth getting a separate micro notes. The audio quality is going to be much better. So once you've done that, you hit that big red record button and you'll get a small 5 second counter come down on the screen. And that kind of gives you time to compose yourself to get ready. And then once that disappears, the screen's being recorded. Once you've recorded what it is you want to record to stop the chord when you first click on the little ScreenFlow icon up here, which pitch of little camera? And then you hit stop record. And once you do that, you'll get another dialog box coming up asking if you want to save the content that you just recorded. So when we go into this next clip in the video, I've already recorded a small section of video that we're going to weight it. So I've done that ahead of time. And then it's not kind of video that we're gonna use two edits in the rest of this course. So let's now take a look at our video and started, isn't it? 4. Processing Audio: So on the screen now you can say look at content that I've pre-recorded for us to play around with in this course. So as you can see in the main area here, we have the actual recorded footage. We have our kind of system tray or palettes menu over on the right here. So we can see that we have our different assets. We've got what's recorded from the webcam and what's recorded from the screen. And on the bottom is showing that we have two tracks. Again, we have the webcam audio for teacher audio track that's kind of bake team with that footage. And then we have our screen recording below it. So what we first want to sort how audio out first. Now what I like to do is I'd like to right click on the track that has the audio by actin and then say detach audio. So what this does is it just means we have the audio in one track, some video, and then scream quality footage. Now I always order it's I'm so you had the audio on the top, then the camera footage, and then screen footage down the bottom here. What I wanna do further processing on our video. So what I do is I go to the Audio tab and we have a series of options here. And our first likes to do some background noise removal. Now I think one of the really cool things about ScreenFlow is it's noise removal algorithm is actually very good. So I'm recording this on a ride podcasts, a USB microphone which spray decent microphone. But I mean, you can spend insane amounts of money are microphones, but no matter how much you spend, you're always gonna have some background noise. So what you wanna do is have the compute trial to me, some of that for you. So what you can do here actually is try and play some of the audio for this demo record. And I just want to play around with some mind mapping software, mostly because we need some accorded for teacher of this course. So what I'm doing is I'm recording my screen. And I'm also recording from the webcam, which I'm trying to address. And what we can do is we can click on the Move background noise. And then that gives us an slide and FMI pass. And the I always just keep it on 80% and the quantity kinda sounds pretty good. So she's play that again. So I'll stare at and I'm also using microphone is plugged into my computer. So what does these days is just getting rid of any of that kinda hmm, Kind of ambient background noise you might typically have. And what you can also do is you can say smooth our audio levels. What he says is just kind of as a normalization cross your audio and just kind of brings up the volume, certainly quieter bits of audio and make loud and the loud bits of audio, I'm a quieter. So just try playing this demo recording. Once a program was a mindmapping software. Because you can see that sounds a lot louder, which is pretty cool. So we're gonna do in the next videos, we can start zooming in, start processing some of this video, and start assembling into what could be a finished clip from course. 5. Cutting Out Bad Sections: So let's now start looking at editing natural video together. So I've kind of zoomed out the timeline, which you can do with the little zoom poor bar down here. So we can see our entire video here. Now one technique I always do is if I am recording and I make a mistake, make a loud popping sound with your noise. And it kinda gives me an idea of where some of the kind of bad parts of the video are. So and what we're gonna do say, hey, we can see because my office is no train line because they're trained when paths which cause a bit annoyed. So I stopped, I made the popping sound, and then I carried on. So those kind of give me some useful markers so that and what's going on. Now, first of all, is good to be out to sea as much to videos. We can almost see recording a lower resolution for the video. And, but really I want to make this a little bit bigger so we can go to our, our view menu here. So we could say zoom to fit shot or DAs, because he zooms a 100%, which is prophecy far too big. So say zoom to fit again and then we'll zoom in one. Okay, so that's kinda get it. And then I can use a graph handle here and I can change the size of the Edison. We know now because I've only got three tracks, you can just make that just about size and that gives us a kind of a good view on our video. Okay, so let's go to the beginning. Let's zoom in and see what we can do to start addressing for this demo record. So it'll be a dead air. They were all just kinda composing myself and I want to get rid of some of that and start coming in where I start talk him. So we want to start recording here. Now, a good way of recording. So a good way of deleting a series of videos or block a video is using what's called input and output Marks. He can go to the mark menu here we can say mark out points. And then you can say molecule endpoints, which basically selects a block of video. Then you can press Command and backspace and it deletes that better video. But it's useful shortcut for that. So as you're moving around the track, you can use the eye in an oath outs, which lets you set different sections you want to delete. So if you want to remove a whole section, then you use the n in the marker or the I and the ok. And then he compress command and backspace, delete that section of video, which is quite useful. Now, if we see, we've got an area here with some desk space. Let's see what that sounds like. Ping software mostly. And you could say that this behavior is dead and now there's not actually any your day playing. Bless you say I want you to really just that section of audio but not the video. Now what you can do is you can select the track you want to delete from. And this case is the audio. And you can press T on the keyboard and move the head to the end of it there and press T again. And then he selects that section that you want to remove pressed backspace key. That's effectively that setting that entire section to silence says plays beginning. But for this demo record in, I just want to play around with and my mapping software. Okay, so let's carry on with the video that mostly because we need some according for teachers for this course. So what I'm doing is I'm recording my screen and I'm also recording from the web. Again, we have a bit of dead space here now because we've used noise reduction is actually removed the noise there, but some people like to actually remove any kind of bits of dead sound. So again, you can press T plus t again and then just delete that section. So let's play it and see what we have here. And I'm also recording from the webcam transmit dress and so stare at. So I'm gonna do is I'm just gonna do a little demo of how to use mind mapping. And then we use this as the one I read a bit of a, and then we use a clicky sound there. So I'm just going to quickly remove that bit of audio. So t again and press T Again. There is for me the whole section. So I'm gonna do is I'm just gonna do a little demo of how to use mind mapping. And then we use this as the basis of our footage that we're going to read it for this course. So first of all, let's just type in a subject set sounds much better. Go to that sort of annoying clicky noise. And what we're gonna do. Okay, so we had to try and go past it. So you want to remove a part of this section, so I'll just type in a subject. So let's set the marker here by pressing the icky 60, the train going past so within months or maybe do the out there. So press o to set the out, the out marker and the press Command D. So it's deleted the whole sections. Let's try playing that back. So first of all, let's just type in a subject. And what we're gonna do is I'm just going to my map out what modules have gotten this course or what clips we have in this course. So you notice there was a bit of a jump cut in the video on the screen here. I'm not gonna worry about that too much at the moment. And what we're gonna do. So let's just carry on playing through and editing this. So we have an intro module, which is clip one. And then we also have the user interface module name, which is clip two. Then we have one on how to say I had a bit of a mental tick there. Rogers couldn't remember what especially typing and it left a bit of a gap. Now what we do has some gaps earlier in the course is kinda natural. So I'm, I'm doing stuff men obese files as what you'd like by actually doing something, really keep that in to keep it fairly natural. But this section here, I do kind of have a bit of a pause, so it's not a tidy data one on how to record contract. So about hair, press IF inputs and out, I'm going to delete that section to see how that looks. And then we have one on how to record contents. So again, there's a section here where I'm kinda been quiet slow after of types. So again, I'm just kidding. It's going to trim that's a bit. So again, i and o for set in the input and output markers, command and day. How to record contents. Processing the audio. Five, okay, so I kinda coughs there, says try and cut this section out. So I think for me here, suppress I, and then Command and Data, just a section out processing the audio. Five is going to be cutting out bad sections. Taught that again. Say, hey, I made a mistake. So did the popping noise, which is my personal marker that I've made a mistake, none I gave myself a bit direction, taught that again. Cosine out bad sections to be cutting out bad sections. Five is going to be cutting out bad sections, cosine out bad. Processing the audio is going to be. So let's see if we can splice these two sentences to campus here I'll say the word five. I'll delete that whole section there, again using iron and then Command and deletes. I see how that sounds. Five cosine out bad sections. I guess I felt quite sameness cutting out bad sections. So you've got a bit of a jump cut in the, in the video. But what I'm intending to do is when we've gone through an edited or these beats out will probably start the video office and full screen video will then shrink it down into a corner. Then what I'll do is I'll remove that video, awesome, doing the actual demo and then we can kind of bring it back on towards the end. So if you do have some jump cuts partway through the record in his fine, it doesn't really matter. You can kind of edit around that. And then we have, again is maybe a bit slow again. So that's just speed up some of that sections. Then we have three positioning webcam. And I'm just going to speed up by just removing some of them. So I'm not remaining contacts from the record and I'm just removing sort of basically thinking speed in between for code is stuff a bit slowly. They may have six. Positioning. Webcam. Seven is adding rollouts. Seven is adding rollouts. Speed some of this up just by removing some small sections. It took me a while start type in there. So it's giving is as you're moving this play head with a mouse, you can see the video scrubbing along. So you can kind of see if you can kind of see what's happening as you scrub him with the play head, which is really useful. So I've got, let's just remove that. Adding rollouts. Height is export saying, okay, initial speed this up a little. He's going to be a summary. So tidy this up a little bit. So that's where I finished type in summary. It's gonna press it. I am going to find just before I start repositioning that on the screen is going to cut. There is going to be a summary. So what we've done here is we've recorded a quick demo to Jesus and footage in this skill share course on editing Screenflow and documents. So now I'm going to, It's not going to finish up. So I had a bit of a mistake there, so I'm going to edit that out. So again, press the IK. Then we can just remove that whole section to see how that looks. On editing screen flooding documents. It's not going to finish up and just hit stop on the recorder. And then we'll go ahead and edit to trim the n-bit nasa. I guess we've done our first kind of rough parser editing this. Now, I'd like to have my timeline quite tidy. So whilst I do have noise reduction running on the audio, so these bits are silent. Personally, I like to tidy these up. So what I'm gonna do is I'm gonna speed up the video and then just cut out some of these sections. I'm doing that by pressing T and then T and is removing some of these silent sections. You don't have to do that. It should somehow lights to do. So have a nice tidy timeline. Doesn't actually matter if you do or not personally. I guess that gives us a fairly clean but a video to play around with now. So we've taken the role recordings. I've already applied noise reduction until the audios that kind of gets rid of any background hum. We smooth the volume level, should balance out some of the volume in the record him. And what we've done is we've cut out any bad types and interest trimmed out any bits of silent audio just to make it look a bit neater. So we're gonna do in the next clip is making a play around with a webcam and kinda repositioning in some areas, move it down to the bottom of the screen, remove in some other areas and then bring it back towards the end. 6. Repositioning the Webcam: So I want to do now is put a bit of attention on the webcam for teacher we recorded. Now not all courses built with ScreenFlow will require using a webcam. So typically all the courses I do and don't intend to have my face on the actual screen. Share content themselves, be can-do and popular, require lot of offers. So all want to do now is take this camera footage, which I can select here. And I want to start off with it being full screen. So I'm doing a little bit of an introduction where I'm addressing the camera. So let's make that full screen lights. I see how that looks. And this demo record. And I just want to play around with some mind mapping software. Because that's pointed out I was using the built-in webcam on the iMac ANOVA corded disco clip. The iMac web camera is not very good at all. And I do have a Laci tech Bria. I haven't got it in the office with me today. But for the purposes of this course, that's fine. Of CFI, have a dedicated webcam is gonna look much better. Mostly because we need some accorded for teach for this course. So what I'm doing is I'm recording my screen and I will know how to use mind mapping. And then we use this as the basis of our footage that we're going to add it for this course. So think about this point here is where I want to take this video footage clinical down to the bottom of the screen so that the viewer can actually see what's going on on my screen. And the way we do this is we go on to this little video tab up here. And what we do is we click on the Action button, which puts a little action marker here. Now what he's doing is he's telling ScreenFlow that we're going to change what's on the screen. So I'm going to do is I'm going to move this down to a small video here. So let's say I've got that big lab. Now if I just move the play head back, you say it snaps fullscreen and then hey, it's stand in the corner. So this is kinda like a transition, Marco. She's telling Screenflow to move from its current state to the new state of the points of that marker. So see what that looks like. And then we use this as the basis of our footage that we're going to read it for this course. First of all, let's just type in a subject. Sounds pretty good to ScreenFlow actually manages our entire transition for us. Or you can play around with some of the settings here. So we've got to my past T settings as I mean, you could make it more ghostly, where you could change around rather rotation, change kind of rounded corners and stuff like that. Maybe add a drop shadow. Bamaga, don't leave out lots, keep things fairly clean. So what I'm gonna do is I'm going to keep this on for this section. Has you notice I've got a fast you jump cuts here, which kinda look a bit, bit poor, but that's fine. So what I'm gonna do is from this point here, I'm actually going to remove some of the sections. As we play this. Then we have one on how to record contents. Processing the audience. Do You don't always need to have your webcam footage on screen all the time. So in this case, I'm just gonna take it off, decides not a distraction while someday in the main part of the teaching. But then when we get to this point here, so what we've done here is we've recorded a quick demo, Jesus. And so what I'm gonna do, this point here is I'm then going to have another action points in. And then I'm going to take this full screen. So at this point we have nothing or summary. So what we've done here is we've recorded a quick demo to Jesus and several, I look quite good. So, you know, we started off by zooming down into the bottom corner. We have the video in the bottom corner for awhile. We then remove some of that video from the screen, just so that the viewer can actually focus on what's being shown in the demo. Then as we get towards the end of the bridge. So that nozzle and animation of a coming back up full screen which acts as a nice transition points so that we know that we come into her finale for this video clip. And then I'll spend the rest of the video just addressing the camera, kind of finishing off the demo is huge in this skill share course on editing Screenflow and documents. And I'm going to finish up and just hit stop on the recorder. And and so because we've got a split in the audio, they actually snapped back down to our video. Actually this section hey, Would I really needs is kinda superfluous. So what we've done here is we've recorded a quick demo to Jesus and 40 age in this skill share course on editing ScreenFlow documents for this demo recording. Okay, so that looks pretty good. So we've taken our war footage, we process the audio by adding our noise reduction and volume Netherland. We've cuts out all of the bad sections. We've played around with the webcam where we can reposition it around in the video we show it's pretty cool. And now that's done. We kinda have a reasonably finished video, but I want to do now is play around with some of the call-outs. 7. Adding Annotations: Sometimes when you record in demos of software on your screen, it's helpful to be able to use call-outs and arrows to be artists or draw the viewer's attention into what you're showing on the screen. So that's what I want to show you now because ScreenFlow supports all of this. So let's say, for example, that we want to draw a box around here just to draw the viewer's attention. So we select the video that we want. So at the cold Lao-Tzu and then what you can do is you can go up to your menus up here, and you've got some different options up here. So this is one case for annotations and this one is for text. So once do an annotation, I'll just draw a box around it. So I'm gonna do is I'm going to press the plus button, which adds an annotation. And I'm going to select a C3 box. And I'm just gonna draw a nice big box around this section here. And then I want to change that to be green. Green. Let's change the size of that. Again, you can change the thickness and the opacity so you wanna make it slightly transparent. You can do so. And you can make that stay on the screen for Islam as little as you want. And you can also just reposition it. So if we seal that looks like let's just type in a subject. And what we're gonna do is I'm just going to my map out what modules you've gotten this course or what clips we have in this course. So we, so just using a simple box you've drawn that uses attention embarrass. You can see here as I bring the coal out out, it kinda goes out of the box. So what we want to do is just reduce the amount of time or showing that call nouns. Modules you've gotten this course or what clips we have in this course. So we have an intro module. That's great. So let's say for example here we wanted to draw a circle around this entire section. So we can do that. So we can just press the plus button again. We could select circle. And then we could we could draw that everyone changing changing capacity, change to Karla at this time. Or what clips we have in this course. So we have an entire module which is clip one. And it's going to be incredibly useful because it helps draw the user's attention into what you're lucky. Now, I can also do the same with text. So if I put the play head here, go to the Text option and the plus. We can just say hello to our text editor. Increase the size. So select the text first and then increase the size over the top. But it's just for demo purposes. Now align on the text or not so good. So again, if we play that back, which is clip one. And then we also have the user interface module. So it used sparingly. This can actually be incredibly useful is it just helps draw attention to what's on the screen. So if your guts, IFAD, busy user interface, your transit describe in you're talking about one particular checkbox on that user interface. As you're talking about IQ, just quickly draw a little box around there just to help guide the viewer's eyes into what it is you're actually talking about. I recommend you use it sparingly. I wouldn't use it all over the place with lots of boxes and circles all over the place because he can't get a bit confusing. But if you just use it sparingly, it does add a little bit of clarity to what it is you're trying to explain on the screen, basil weighs less is more if you don't need to use it. If you think it is very obvious what it is you're actually trying to describe on the screen, then I wouldn't use it. But if there is a basic user interface or a lot of clutter on the screen. Actually, being able to distinguish what you're showing with a simple box is quite useful. 8. Exporting Your Video: So now we have what we feel is a completely video. Notice here this is just a simple bit, a demo for Teach for Cheney has you ScreenFlow. We've got quite a few elements in here, so we've got the screen being recorded, we've got the webcam, we have our audio source. We've applied noise reduction to the audio and leveled out volumes would cut out any bad sections of video that we don't want. We've repositioned the webcam very simply around the screen as where it's bad and where we see fit. And we've also used annotations to draw a boxes and circles and texts on the screen. Just to add a little bit clarity is what it is that we're talking about. To this point, you can say we have a finished video. This is our very short one minute 40 training course that we've produced here. So now I don't want to export it so that we can actually distribute it to someone. And what do you do that is you go to the File menu and you say export. And it brings up a little menu here. If you just keep it on automatic, for example, you can say the encoding quality you want safely say slowest, it gives you a higher quality. Render. You tell it what size you want. In this case, I'm gonna render to ten ATP. They'll do 720 pay if you wanted to. But generally, ten ATP seems to be the excepted minimum. These dies. And then at this point you could just say exports. And your video will be rendered out. And it says the estimated size is 77 megabytes. And you can go onto the manual button here as well, which gives you some presets. So if you're going on to the web and I'm gonna put onto YouTube or something. You've got a high quality and low quality version. If you sign, you want to render hours the progress for 22 video format, you can do so. For C, the size there is quite a lot bigger because you're not really compressing the video that much. So it will be the highest quality that you can imagine. Well, if you went into raindrops and animated GIF, you can do so as well. I'll see you and have a new idea. I'm gonna go back to automatic. I'm going to say, I want the slowest. So on a good quantity and code at ten ATP. Nosy. As I explored is I'm going to speed the video up to so that we're not saying, hey, waiting for ages and then we'll look at the final results. So here exports. I'm gonna pop this on to my desktop and I'm going to be safe. It's not as recorded. We can just minimize what we have on the screen here. And in here we can see we have our skill share demo MP4 file. So let's play all the way through before we wrap up this course. For this demo recording, I just want to play around with some mind mapping software, mostly because we need some accorded for teach for this course. So what I'm doing is I'm recording my screen. And I'm also recording from the webcam which I'm trying to address sort of stare at. And I'm also using a microphone is plugged into my computer. This is USB microphone. So I'm gonna do is I'm just gonna do a little demo of how to use the mind mapping. And then we use this as the basis of our footage that we're going to add in this course. So first of all, let's just type in a subject. And what we're gonna do is I'm just kind to my map out what modules have gotten this course or what clips we have in this course. So we have an entire module, which is clip one. And then we also have the user interface module name which is clipped. Say. Then we have one on how to record contents. Processing the ODI. Five, causing bad sections. Then we have six re positioning the webcam. Clip seven is adding rollouts, right, is exporting. And nine, he's going to be a summary. So what we've done here is we've recorded a quick demo to users and footage in this skill share course on editing Screenflow and documents. Okay, that's our very brief but finished video. They'll see this your site we've put together quite quickly, but it just kinda illustrates some of the basic features of ScreenFlow that you can use. 9. Course Summary: So thank you very much for watching this course on how to get started using Screenflow for creating training material. The purpose of this course was to give you a very quick introduction to get you up and running as quickly as possible. So I firmly believe that the tools should be as simple as possible that you're using so that you can focus on what it is you want to teach, which is the most important thing. So if you've enjoyed this course, I'd be very grateful if you could leave a review and leave a comment as well, that would be really helpful. And with that, I'd like to wish you every success in building courses with ScreenFlow. If you like this course, then I have a whole range of courses here on skill shares. Please do check out my library. I ever sort of diverse range of interests that I like to teach. So thank you very much. I'm thanks for watching.