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Make Your Own Online Tutorials with Screenflow

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Lessons in This Class

13 Lessons (1h 5m)
    • 1. Trailer

    • 2. Screenflow Layout

    • 3. The Recording Process

    • 4. Importing Media

    • 5. Basic Editing Techniques

    • 6. Video Properties

    • 7. Video Actions

    • 8. Audio Actions

    • 9. Screen Recording Properties

    • 10. Call Out Properties

    • 11. Adding Annotations

    • 12. Adding Text

    • 13. Exporting from Screenflow

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About This Class

Learn how to make professional video tutorials, classes, online courses, and more with Screenflow for Mac.

This screencasting software allows you to record your computer's screen, audio from a microphone, and video from a webcam or connected video source. It is the perfect solution for anyone interested in creating online videos efficiently and professionally.

I've been using Screenflow to make my own online courses and tutorials, and love it! I have thousands of students who love it as well!

What will you learn in this course?

  • Basics of Recording with Screenflow
  • Complete Editing Techniques
  • Adding Video and Audio Effects
  • Improving Your Videos with Annotations and Callouts
  • Using Text to Improve Your Videos
  • Exporting Your Videos for HD Viewing

I can't wait to see you in my course! Let me know if you have any questions about the course.

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Phil Ebiner

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Since 2012 have been teaching people like you everything I know. I create courses that teach you how to creatively share your story through photography, video, design, and marketing.

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In 2011, I graduated with my Bachelor of Arts in Film and Tele... See full profile

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2. Screenflow Layout: - Hello, - everyone. - Welcome to video school online dot com's screen flow course. - We're talking about how to use Max Screen Flow program, - which is a great program for screen casting, - creating online courses on line tutorials. - It's just one of the best programs. - Camp Tasia is another one that I've used, - but I feel like screen flow is just as good. - And for the Mac user, - it's really intuitive and easy, - and it's perfect for beginners. - So let's Today I'm just gonna give you a program layout of screen flow. - So once you open it up, - it's gonna look similar to this. - You're not gonna have these clips over here on the right side or anything down here in the - timeline. - But first, - let's go from top to bottom, - obviously up top. - You have your menu. - You have your file menu where you can start your new recordings, - save export published to these different platforms at it. - You know you can do all sorts of things with your timeline at your video. - With this menu itself up here, - your mark marking your footage or ins and outs points of your video will get It's that - layer later you getting at text box, - annotations, - different things like that. - You can change the font, - the current ing ligature, - all sorts of things, - styles of your fonts at different actions. - Again, - these things will go over in the future. - You can check out change the view of screen flow if you wanted to be full screen etcetera, - and that's pretty much it right. - Here is your canvas, - which is where your video will show up after you have recorded it, - or once you have imported footage into the program. - Down here is your timeline, - where you will see all the different layers that you have. - Right now. - I have one text layer, - and I have a video later. - So these air video layers that I've already recorded soldiers bring one down onto my - timeline to show you how it is. - So there you have my audio and video track right there, - and then you can also bring down your screen. - Capture the screen capture that goes along with it because that's the best thing about - screen flow is that it captures not only the screen but also video and audio. - If you want, - and all those settings you can change. - There's different crop settings that will go through in the future. - Play fast forward, - rewind the timing of your layer based or of your timeline. - Down here, - you can zoom in and out of your timeline. - I think so. - And then up here on the top, - right, - This is where really, - where you're going to get into editing your content. - You have your video properties, - audio properties, - screen recording properties, - call out properties, - imitations, - text properties and then your media that you import. - And you basically use all these tools toe edit your videos and make them awesome. - So those are This is the basic layout. - I'll play through this. - You you can see audio wave forms right here, - so that's good to know. - But really, - that's pretty much it is a really simple program. - You know, - it might seem a little daunting with all these options right here, - but have specific lessons that cover each of those later on. - And in the next lesson, - we're just gonna get started with creating a new recording. - But for now, - that's about it. - If you have any questions, - please let me know. - I check out video school online dot com for more great tutorials and we'll see you next - time. - Bye 3. The Recording Process: - Hey, - what's up, - everyone? - This is Phil Avenir back with another tutorial in the screen flow course. - Today we're gonna talk about setting up our recording to actually record do our screen for - so there's a couple different options. - You just go up to filed new recording or press command. - And once you do that, - it will pop up with this dialog box where you can set up your different options. - So first you can set up your video, - what camera and you want to record from. - So I have a couple of different cameras. - I have a PhD pro Webcam nine c 9 20 or the FaceTime HD camera That just comes with my Mac - computer so I can use either of those and obviously, - right now, - I know I'm not set up, - and I don't have my lighting or anything like that. - But if you need, - you know, - if you want your video recorded, - you would want to set this up properly. - Have a nice background, - um, - and but yeah, - basically, - just choose your camera. - Audios is another one where you can choose either the built in microphone or if you have - different ones. - So the webcam that I have also has an on audio recording capability, - so it has a stereo microphone, - which is decent quality. - I also have my H four and my zoom H four n plugged in, - which is the best quality for audio recordings. - All I would choose that you can also choose to record computer audio from, - um from your computer. - So that's like if you're playing a video on your screen or there's different sound effects - , - it will actually record that for it. - If you go down here, - you can set a maximum record length, - so it will stop recording after 10 minutes if you want. - Usually I don't like I don't like having record link because if I go over that, - then I don't want it to stop Andi. - That's pretty much it. - It's gonna record your whole screen. - You can't just like partners green, - but you can edit later and zoom into a portion of your screen if you want that and then - once you're done doing setting up these settings, - you just hit this red button. - It's going to prepare to record. - It's gonna give you a countdown. - And then, - after its red done countdown, - doing its countdown it's recording and to stop you can go up and press on the right side of - your screen. - There will be a button and you press stop recording or you press command shift to So you - didn't see that this recording, - but over the top in the menu bar is the screen flow icon, - and you can click the stop button. - Once it's done, - you say where you want to. - To save you can either put in a new document or if you're creating a series of videos, - I would add it to that document. - So right now, - I'm just editing an untitled project. - But I would save it as now screen float tutorials or whatever you're doing, - and then every time you record it will save it into that project. - If you don't like your recording, - you can discard it, - or you can do that later on. - Won't you click? - OK, - it will pop up here in your media like so, - and then you can drop it down into your timeline. - So here you have it, - and then you would go ahead and edit that, - but where you aren't going do that just yet. - That's in a future lesson But that is the basics of working with screen flow and setting up - your recording. - I hope you enjoy this tutorial. - If you have any questions, - please let me know. - Otherwise we'll talk to you later. - Bye. 4. Importing Media: - everyone. - Quick tutorial here on importing footage or media into screen flow is a continuation of the - screen cloak course. - So if you're here in screen flow, - the easiest way to add media that you don't record, - such as music or some sort of video that you've already created is just by clicking this ad - media button. - And then, - for example, - I have some past exports that I could just show you. - For example, - video. - I can click it and select open, - And there it is, - it appears, - in my media been, - and then I can add it to my video itself. - Or, - if you want, - you can add J pegs or photos if you want to have photos added to your projects. - Another way to do this is just go to your finder, - find your your footage so I always use my video school online bumper I already have in this - prop project, - but I can just go ahead, - drop it down there and then use it later. - So that was your quick tutorial on how to import footage. - Hope you enjoyed it. - I hope you like this quick one. - Please check out my video school online dot com website or and my YouTube channel, - where you can like on watch some of these videos for free, - Thank you so much and have a great day. 5. Basic Editing Techniques: - everyone. - This is Philip. - Dinner with video school online dot com Bring you a great tutorial in the screen flow - course. - Today we're talking about editing our footage, - and this is probably what you've all been waiting for, - really getting into the nitty gritty of how to create great screen recordings and screen - cast. - So first I'm going to bring down a recording that I did for previous tutorial down for my - media. - Been so after you court on lot. - Your video. - It will show up as a screen recording and video if you recorded video and the audio is - attached to my video clip. - As you can see here, - I have audio waves on my video clip. - If you don't see the all your ways, - you can go up to screen flow preferences and make sure that on your timeline you have show - stereo audio wave forms selected. - I'm gonna zoom in down here. - Um, - another way to zoom in is by pressing the plus or minus keys on your keyboard. - If you have those eso basically, - the first thing I wanna do is make this video the right size. - What if you recorders your if you dio screen recording the size of your composition is - automatically going to be the size of your video, - but my screen is a 27 inch I max screen, - and equality is actually higher than typical 1920 by 10 80 HD. - So I had to use this canvas crop tool down here to make my canvas 1920 by 10 80. - So, - for example, - I could make it 12 80 by 7 20 which is also HD, - but just a lot smaller. - And this will decrease the size of the end file, - which will be easier to upload. - So if you don't need 1920 by 10 80 HD footage, - our videos, - I just used 12 80 by 7 20 And that's also the size of that my video has recorded. - So that's perfect. - But if I just want video, - But then I want to decrease the size of my video. - So the easiest way to do that I'm gonna go over some of these more in detail, - but it just to decrease the scale over here, - and then we can just grab and, - you know, - shrink these video to match the size we want. - I'm holding shift down toe lock the aspect of it. - If I don't hold shift down, - I can make it squeezed. - And I don't want that. - So I hold ship down while im decreasing the size. - Then you can just click and drag, - move them around wherever you want. - So then say you I'm just gonna get rid of See this? - Lay up here. - This is my video school online text layer. - Just gonna going to drag us off the end because I don't need that right now. - This first clip is my video school online bumper. - So I'm also going to have to decrease that size to match my new 12 80 by 7 20 screen after - the video school in online bumper finishes. - I'm just gonna move the start of my video to that point. - But see how there was, - like, - an awkward pause before I actually started talking. - I'm going to have to cut out part of the start of this video. - One way I could do that is just going to the edge. - See, - I have both of these highlighted and go to the edge and just drag. - You can drag as much as you want, - so say you just want to start your video right here in the middle. - You can drag both of these or one of them and drag it until it's basically there that it - starts there. - You can also drag the end Teoh wherever you want. - That's one way of editing your footage. - Another way is by using the trim tool. - So say you have a layer selected. - Say, - I just want to get rid of the video right here. - Then I can do H split clip options. - So that's with hot He t You can just press tne keyboard and see how it splits the clip into - two. - Then I could go forward until I want the video on again. - Delete it or press T and I could delete this part of it. - The problem with that is that our audio was actually on the attached to our video clip. - So I'm gonna undo that And I have to separate the audio from the video so I can right click - right Click this file and down below. - You can't see it right now, - but if I bring it up like that, - you can detach audio. - So now I have three layers. - One is my audio one is my video, - and one is my screen cast. - And so now if I want to just get rid of the video but not the audio, - I can do that. - Like so another way to add it is with the hot key W. - So if I have a layer selected and do trim front two scrubber, - you can do use WN E, - so W will get rid of everything before that before your timeline. - Marker for E will get rid of everything after the timeline marker. - So this is a good way, - you know, - say, - at the end of your video, - you say bye. - And then there's a few seconds of delay before you finally stop your stop the program from - recording You can go to the end, - select all and press E, - and that just quickly deletes the rest of this video and audio and screen cast, - so those are some hot keys to remember. - Remember those the tea will t will split the clip. - W will trim the front of the scrubber front to the scrubber, - and E will get rid of everything after the script scrubber. - You'll notice another little option right here, - which is to add a freeze frame. - So say you have a freeze frame on your screen cast that you want to just freeze. - So say you go right here. - You want this image to freeze for the remainder of the video or however long you can either - right click or you just go to edit and add freeze frame or press shift command f and see - down here. - It adds this free freeze frame right here. - So now this is a free spring of the image right here and now I can, - as you can see here when I'm doing, - I'm just dragging this clip afterwards and making it smaller and extending this freeze - frame however long you want until you want to go on to the next thing. - So that's a great way if you you know, - if you have something on your screen that you want to keep on longer than you you had on - the screen like say, - you have a power point and you have a slide up and you accidentally go to the next slide - before you're done talking about it. - Well, - you can just at a freeze frame of the previous slide and extended another thing that you - want to learn how to do is transitions, - So adding a transition is really easy. - You can just select your clip. - Say I want this this clip down here the video toe fade onto the screen. - I just right click the clip and either choose add starting transition at ending transition - or add starting and ending transitions. - I just want ads starring transition. - You'll notice here that this little transition icon was added to the start of the video. - I'll play through this so you can see what it looks like. - So see how the video faded onto the screen. - There's different options for the transition. - If you click this little tool icon, - you can have a bars, - Wyatt copy machine flash all sorts of things. - You know I can do it. - Page turn. - I could make it longer by going to the end of it. - And extending this skill is brought you bites shutter stock. - So there you have that, - um, - to set your preference for preferred furred dissolved so that if you just want if you - always want cross dissolves, - for example, - instead of having Teoh go in change or if you always want dip to black instead of always - having to go in and change it, - you can go up to your preferences under timeline. - In under default, - durations are under default. - Transition. - You can just select your default transition, - and it's automatically set for I think bars Swipe, - which is a kind of funky transition. - So crosses all is a good standard transition to use. - So there you have transitions. - There's lots more things that we can add to our videos, - like text and different things like that. - Different things we can do with the video up here. - But for now, - you have the basics to get you started on editing your timeline. - It's just you know now you have the basics of of trimming your your video so that you start - where you want to start, - where you end where you want and how do you separate your audio from your video and the - basics of moving around your video and Christians in the size. - And so, - for example, - just really quickly say you want your video up here at the start, - but then at the end, - you want it to be down in the bottom corner. - You could just split the clip, - Presti go to your second part of the clip and move it. - So I see here now it will jump from me. - So say there was, - like, - a screen where you wanted it. - A big video. - You say you want this where you're saying something important and the screen doesn't matter - . - And then it jumps to a screen where something on screen matters. - This is a good way to do that. - Thank you so much for watching. - I know this was a little bit longer tutorial today, - but I hope you four with me. - And, - uh, - thank you so much for watching and for supporting me in taking this class. - If you have any questions, - please let me know otherwise I will see you in the next lesson by 6. Video Properties: - Hey, - everyone, - welcome back to another lesson in the screen flow course. - Today we're talking about the video properties and using some advanced techniques to do - some cool things with your videos. - So right here. - You know, - I created this sort of set up this layout with my screen cast just using the video - properties tab. - So this is original how it looks, - you know, - just basic. - With my screen cast in the background, - my video and lower corner. - This is like a pretty standard screen calf. - Not bad. - Not great. - Um, - just fine. - Um, - OK, - so over here in the videos tab, - you'll notice some different options. - So before we learned how to move around our videos using the controls on your actual canvas - , - but we can actually play with it, - you know, - with the scale and position modules here say you just want to show part of your screen. - You can increase the scale and move it around to where you want to show something like that - . - You can also change the position by plugging in a position right here that's a little bit - more difficult. - And then you could change the rotation. - So you have ax rotation like So it rotates along the X axis. - Why? - Rotation, - which rotates around the y axis and Z rotation, - which rotates around the Z axis. - A pastie drops a pastie brings it up. - You can also crop if you want to crop part of your image. - Um, - if this bar slider doesn't go above 200 so you're gonna have to type in a number if you - want more than 200. - So you want to get rid of 1000 pixels from the right and the left? - You can do that. - Okay, - so then you have a reflection which you saw here in both of these videos. - Yeah, - this reflection you have a shadow. - If you want to add a shadow, - you can add a shadow like so you can change the settings, - you know, - make it more or less offset. - You can drop the opacity. - You could increase the blur size to make it a little bit more blurry. - I like it when the shadows a little bit more blurry. - It looks a little bit more natural, - even dropped the past. - Eating like 35 or something like that may not even don't offset it so much, - you know, - I think that looks a little bit more natural on better. - You can change the color of the shadow as well. - You can also play with the color controls. - So this is like the saturation. - So you can make it black and white If you want zero saturation or go up to 400%. - Obviously this looks a little wacko with my face. - Just increase the size so you can see it, - you know, - But so you want to just increase a little bit, - you can type in 110%. - Yeah, - that's makes it a little bit more colorful and not oversaturated. - Brightness You can increase, - decrease contrast again. - Make it a little bit more contrast, - E You know, - contrast is the cool thing to add to your videos if you want. - So may something No. - 110 or so might look at 120 video filters. - These air if you have different filters, - Such a Yeah, - You have different filters on your computers? - No, - such as glass lozenge. - This is going Teoh ad a little piece to it where you can basically it's like, - uh, - it basically is like a a bubble in your video you can do different one all sorts of - different ones. - You know, - You want just the color. - You know, - Hugh style eyes, - Crystal Isler video, - all sorts of different video filters there. - And the last thing is this ad video action, - But, - um, - but we're gonna talk about that in the next lesson. - But first, - let's just do what I did with this video with this part of the video. - So first thing is to make them the right size. - So using these properties, - I'm just going to decrease the size something like 26%. - Drop it over here. - You'll notice that I could make the screen bigger or smaller by using the wheel on your on - your, - uh, - your mouth if you have one. - Um, - OK, - so then I wanted because the size of this screen cast I'm just going to decrease that, - like, - 25 or less slightly 21. - And you also notice that when you're moving things around your screen, - these yellow lines pop up and these really help you a line. - Things you know, - make them centered, - you know, - keep them aligned as really nice. - All right, - So first things I want to add a reflection to both of these. - So something like a 40 reflection, - 40% reflections. - Nice. - Then I want to rotate them. - So this one I want to turn in. - So I'm going to rotate y rotation like 20. - And for this one, - I'm gonna do negative 20. - So they both can I, - like, - turn in towards each other, - This one? - I'm going to crop to make it a square. - I'm just gonna crop in the right side. - Something like that. - The left Seidel type in like, - 300. - You like to 75 like that. - And there you have. - This nice looking video now looks pretty much the same. - I just have to move it around, - make it perfect. - But, - you know, - that's kind of a cool set up to have for your videos. - It's a little bit more unique. - So those are the video properties we played with scale, - position, - rotation capacity, - cropping reflection, - shadows, - color controls, - video filters. - And in the next lesson, - we're gonna do an ad video action. - But in which logic to zoom in to a portion of the screen within your video and so that you - can show something close up without cutting to it. - It actually zooms in. - So look forward to that lesson in the next tutorial. - Have a great day and we'll see next time. - Bye. 7. Video Actions: - Hey, - everyone, - welcome back to another tutorial today. - We're gonna do a quick one talking about adding a video action. - So what is the video action? - It's basically a change, - some sort of change in the video and doing that during the video while play. - So it's kind of like a transition, - in a sense. - So for example, - say for this part of the video, - I'm showing this list of subjects and software programs that you could learn on skill feed - . - But it's kind of small, - so say, - but right here, - it's fine. - Once I get to this screen, - I want to zoom into this so I can add a video action. - So go to your clicking on your screen recording, - say, - add video action and down here as this little yellow block. - What that means is that prior to this video, - it's gonna have these video properties afterward. - Words it's going to have these video properties. - They're the same right now, - but let me show you. - So I want to increase the size that scale to something like 115 or something to really zoom - in on this list. - So now I go before this video action and play it. - I'm just gonna get rid of this Audie it really quick show you more about that later. - And now it zooms into this screen right here. - Then after this plays a little bit like this and say, - I want to go back to the original settings. - Aiken, - go add video action and then go back here to find my settings. - The scale was 50% and just go 50% and move it back up to the original position. - So zooms in, - zooms out, - say later on I want to zoom into the same position. - I can actually copy this a select and copy it, - and it zooms into the same position. - If I want to change it up and then say I want to zoom out again to the same position I can - copy and paste this so zooms out. - If I go between here and shame to the settings, - it will change it up. - So say I wanna decrease the opacity for some reason and then increase the contrast or - decrease the contrast. - Then it will do that as well so I can decrease contrast, - increase the capacity or whatever. - And so those are the types of things that you can do with a video action. - Basically, - Prive. - The easiest way to do it I'm just going to delete all these is to find the spot where you - want to zoom in or do whatever action. - Add that video action. - Go to the end of that segment. - Do you add video accent again? - Then move your scrubber between and change it. - Change the video properties to whatever you want and now, - before it there, - it's at 50% scale. - Then it increases of 107 and afterwards it goes back to 50% of the original. - Thank you so much for watching this tutorial. - This is on how to add video actions to your screen flow videos. - Thank you for watching. - Check out video school online dot com for more, - and we'll see next time. - By 8. Audio Actions: - Hey, - what's up? - This is Philemon Air with video school online dot com talking to you about screen flow and - the audio properties today. - So last tutorial we checked out all the video properties, - we learned about adding video actions, - and now we're gonna look at the audio properties tab. - So down here you will see different options. - So you have volume. - This will basically just increase decrease your volume. - Ducking is a very interesting tool to use. - Say, - you want to add a music track to your video. - Let me see really quickly if I I don't even think I have really any video tracks on my - computer right now is like a brand new computer. - So what I'm going to do is just use this bumper as an example. - So say you have video track and you place it beneath your audio track sailing a voice over - and this is good if your voice you kind of start and stop. - So I'm just gonna trim this audio and just put a little pause in the middle as if I pause - is talking. - And then you add ducking to this layer. - So say you had ducking and I'm just gonna make that 10%. - I'm gonna add this to this part, - too. - The audio from this video, - this audio track or video tracker, - whatever is below will decrease to 10% when you're talking. - So let's play it Web building, - Cell Twitter, - you need. - So this audio down here is a lot quieter than if there wasn't a video track that had - ducking on it, - hear how loud that is. - But now with this track, - having ducking is really quiet, - actually, - so that's a really cool effect that you can use if you have, - um, - you know, - if you have music or background music or something like that. - All right, - so I'm just going to put those clips back together, - like so. - Just simply another option is to mute audio. - If you just want to get rid of your completely, - you can do that. - You could smooth volume levels. - And so this will is the process where it basically tries to make your levels the same - throughout the entire clip. - So this is probably more so if you're outside or there's lots of different noises and not - just you talking, - but it also might help if you're doing a screen cast and you play a video or there's some - audio on your computer or something that's really loud. - It will decrease that that all your levels are the same. - All your volume, - the volumes of all your tracks on the same level. - Mics. - Input to mono. - This isn't a bad idea to use just because if you are recording your sound with stereo - microphone, - depending if you have a recorder of my USB microphone or a webcam with the stereo mike. - Sometimes the left and right channels are different, - and when you're listening to it with headphones, - that might sound a little funky, - so you can go ahead and mix the input to monitor. - If you want, - you can also add different effects. - So if I click the song and no presence is just a basic, - uh, - effect that it just gives your voice mawr boom. - There's not really a term and just give them more presence. - That makes it stronger, - more full, - and it's really hard to hear, - but I can try to play it for you. - And but if I do change it to something like large room, - you'll notice that it sounds like I'm in a heart room cathedral. - It adds an echo reverb to it. - That makes me sound like I'm in an cathedral. - You can increase decrease the amount. - Sometimes I add presence. - And you know, - you are students taking some courses. - You can tell a little bit. - You know, - if you were actually here, - you can see that adds a little bit to your audio. - You can also remove background noise. - This is a good one. - You know, - if you have, - if you're recording in a situation with humming, - you know, - air conditioner. - If you have a streetcars outside, - this can really help remove the background noise. - You'll notice when I increased it like 80%. - It actually really helps. - Compared to win, - it's zero. - So this is something and taken to count. - One thing I will note about this is that it adds a lot of time during the export. - So if you're recording 10 20 minute lectures is gonna add, - make your export really long, - so you just gotta be careful about that. - And then there's audio filter similar to the video filters. - We have audio filters. - Um, - that if you have them on your computer already there's different ones. - I'm not gonna go into this because it's it's kind of more advanced, - but you can edit, - you know, - the equalization. - You can cut out all the low frequencies or the high frequencies at reverb, - but that's a little bit more advanced. - And for a different kind of production. - You're not going to really want to add those to these types of videos. - The last thing is to add an audio action, - and I'm just gonna add this in this tutorial because you already know how to do so with the - video actions. - So this is if you want to change something about your audio property. - So I'm just gonna take off these properties, - say, - for a segment. - I want to increase the volume I can do add audio action. - And if I wanted to increase for the the the rest of this this track, - I can just go ahead and increase and you'll see here it will increase its on. - But say I want it to go ahead and decrease. - I can set another audio action and then go ahead and decrease it back to 100. - This also will help if there's, - you know, - a loud noise or you know something happened with the background where you talk loud for - some reason, - you can decrease the volume just for that word or that sentence or whatever you need. - And you don't have to do the smooth volume levels for that, - just at a volume action audio action. - And again, - you can do that for you can add effects within this period or remove background noise for - that period. - But really, - I would just stick to changing the volume with audio actions. - Thank you so much for watching. - I hope you enjoyed this lesson. - If you have questions, - please let me now. - Otherwise, - check out video school online dot com for more tips, - tricks to toils and subscribe to get my latest updates. - Thanks for watching, - and we'll see you next time. 9. Screen Recording Properties: - Hey, - everyone, - welcome back to another lesson in the screen flow basics course. - Today we're talking about the screen Recording Properties tab in our editing window. - So if you click on your screen recording, - so there's the background. - You have different options under a screen reporting properties, - so the 1st 1 is you can show or make disappear your amounts. - Actually, - this is a really cool option. - Um, - basically somehow reads like the code of the computer and is able to get rid of your mouse - even though it recorded it. - You can also increase or decrease the size of your mouth. - So so you want a really big so that people can see it better. - You can increase it up, - too, - I think, - if you type in. - Yeah, - you even do you know 10,000% if you want. - Wow, - it's a lot, - but you know, - 500% good. - You know, - a mouse that you can easily see. - Another thing that you can add a click of back. - So radar, - check this out when you click. - It adds this. - See this red radar kind of thing, - so that kind of helps draw attention to the mouse clicks or invert will just invert the - colors of your mouse itself when you collects us. - Yeah, - it kind of makes it the negative colors right there. - So those are just ways to draw attention to your actions. - You can also change the mass itself. - So if you want, - you know, - a circle or square or dark circle, - you can actually do that, - and you can even add your own image. - So if you wanna add an image of a duck or a baseball, - anything like that, - you can do that. - Gain decrease the opacity of your mouth. - If you want, - you can add the sound of a click if you want. - You just have to add, - you know, - choose a sound from your library, - but you just add a sound on your click. - So let's see that. - Well, - I guess I would have to add a sound first, - so I don't have that sound chosen, - but you can do that. - And then the last and private. - Most important is to show keystrokes or not. - This is really important, - especially when you're doing tutorials that have to do with, - like, - uh, - showing how to use the software program or something like that. - Let me try. - Let me just show you really quick. - I'm just gonna do it quick recording. - I'm not gonna record video. - Just going to record, - um, - the background. - So I'm recording. - It's going to take five seconds or so to start and then say I'm using after facts or - something like that and I'm typing on the computer, - you know something, - And I here's my outline of my classes, - and now I should get some good clicks in there in the recording. - So basically, - why recording it is saving all the the clicks and things that you dio So say I bring this - down here onto my timeline, - and then I just got make sure that this is the right size and then I add go to my extreme - referring properties and show keystrokes. - See how now it adds this little highlighted box right here? - That show, - you know, - here's the interest. - That symbol shows a d. - That letters that I was typing is really important. - If you know, - I have some aftereffects courses where I'm pressing command shift f or, - you know, - tab up, - down or whatever. - It shows all of those key strokes and you can change the size. - You know, - you make this bigger. - If you want to be bigger or smaller, - you can change the position of it if you want. - You know, - put it right in middle or whatever you want, - really. - And you could also only choose Teoh do modifier keys instead of all keys. - So that's like if you're using command option, - shift those sorts of things. - So this is the show keystrokes option. - The last thing is at screen recording action, - and again, - that's just the same thing as a video and audio action. - If you want to basically increase the mouse at a certain point, - you can do that. - So say I want to No. - From this point in my timeline to this point, - I want to increase the mouth size to 500% and change it to a slight circle on the computer - . - So there you have it in the middle of my video. - It changes from mouth to a circle, - so that's kind of cool. - Those are the screen recording properties. - If you have any questions, - please let me know otherwise. - Have a great day and I will see you in the next lesson by 10. Call Out Properties: - Hey, - everyone, - welcome back to screen Flow 101 Today we're talking about Call out actions or call out - properties, - and this is one of the most important lessons to really use in your screen cast. - To make sure that we're talking about is clear. - You can really highlight certain features of your screen cast this way and before we talked - about video using a video action to zoom in to part of a screen. - But the Call Out Properties tab allows you to do some really cool stuff with your screen - cast, - so let me just show you what it's capable of doing. - So I have my screen casts here of me showing this website skill feed, - and it's really hard to see. - Actually, - you would have to be full screen 10 80 p quality. - But even better if I could just zoom in, - you know, - are just show where my mouse is clicking. - Well, - you can do that under Klopp properties of you go to add to call out it automatically does - this. - It highlights your mouse, - and it makes everything around it dark. - That's the basic, - uh, - you know, - that's how it is automatically you can change these properties, - though. - So right now we have mouse cursor. - We can change the opacity of the background. - We can change the blur of what our mouths on or of the background itself. - So you blur the background. - If you want that, - you could zoom into your spot so you can really see. - Then you can also increase the circle. - So you're really seeing what it's capable of on seeing what your mouse is looking at. - You can add a outline. - You can add a shadow if you want. - You know, - im feathering to your shadow. - If you like that and you can also, - you know, - increase you can make it, - um, - zoom like fade into this. - So instead of just cutting to it like this, - you can build into it. - So you know, - you start and then you end with a 32nd transition. - That just makes it look a little bit nicer up here. - Under this highlight option, - you can change it from mouse cursor. - You can change it the forget ground window, - which will change it to basically whatever is in the foreground, - or you can change whatever layers in the foreground, - or you can change FREEHAND. - Which is a good option if you, - you know, - if you just want Teoh, - do it on your own. - So I'm gonna take off this background blur, - and there's two options up here. - You have a circle and you countries the size of this circle. - So say you want to really just highlight one line something like that. - You know, - you can do that. - Or you could do a square where you, - you know, - draw square around the part that you want to zoom into and means. - And then, - you know, - you just leave it on that spot and you could go down to your timeline, - zoom in and basically extend this period of time until you're out of this area and you want - to zoom back out to the full screen. - You could copy and paste thes these call outs if you want, - so that you can use similar ones later in the video. - Um, - but really, - it's just a great way to highlight where your mouse is clicking, - especially if you're teaching software or it's not just like a lecture or a power point in - the background. - If you're really showing them how to do something, - it would be really good to really highlight certain points in your video. - It's just adds a little bit to your video. - Makes it more engaging and it makes it clear for your students. - So that is the call out property. - I hope you enjoyed this lesson. - If you have any questions, - please let me know otherwise I'll see you in the next lesson. - Talk to you later. 11. Adding Annotations: - Hey, - everyone, - welcome back to the screen. - Flow one A. - One course Today we're going to be talking about the annotations properties tab. - There's just another way to highlight certain parts of your video, - Um, - or whatever you want to do with different shapes in colors. - So if you go up here and you click on add annotations, - clip on this new layer to your video. - Once you have that new layer, - just make sure you're scrub your scrubber. - Your timeline marker is over this and that it's selected. - Then go ahead and select one of these options. - You have an arrow align, - a solid square, - a on outlined square and outlawing circle so we'll try and circle. - You can, - um, - then go ahead and right onto your screen. - Say you want to create a circle. - If you hold down shift, - you will create a perfect circle. - Otherwise, - if I'm not holding shift, - you can see that it squeezes. - Or, - you know I could make a noble I'll just go ahead and make a noble like So once you've - created it, - you can change the color. - So just hit the color tab right there. - It brings up this color window jeans the color to whatever you want. - Try like magenta. - You can change the opacity of it changed the thickness on shadow. - I had an outline if you want. - And yeah, - this is basically a great way to apps on creating another one. - So if you have it selected and you go back up here, - you can add more shapes to your figure. - Um, - if you want to move it around, - go ahead and click off of it clicked back on it. - Now you can move it around, - so this is a good way. - If you want to create cool titles, - you can add, - um, - you can add, - you know, - text inside of here. - We got motion to this if you want. - So go ahead and go to video properties with the selected. - Go to the start of the clip and or a little bit in and do add video action. - Zoom in here on the timeline so you can see. - So after this point, - I wanted to be on the screen right here. - I go before here and move it off the screen. - You'll see now that it flies onto the screen using that video action that I just added, - and we can have it fly off the screen. - So at a video action, - make sure scrubbers on or after this video action and drop it down. - So there it drops down. - So those are the annotations properties. - Let's just do another one just to show you what else we can do, - we can do a an arrow. - So say we want to, - you know, - point to whatever I'm clicking on. - They changed the color so that it contrasts with what the background is. - You make a little bit thicker and there you have it. - We can add a transition to this. - If you go to that one side or the other and right, - click and then go down, - Lower says. - As during transition, - you couldn't see that. - But, - um, - there it will fade onto this green annotations. - Great way to create engaging videos. - I think you should use them when you're creating your videos just to make them pop out some - more just to make your videos pop, - look better and get more. - In the end, - get more viewers. - Thank you so much for watching. - If you have any questions, - please let me know. - Otherwise I will see you in the next lesson by 12. Adding Text: - Hey, - everyone, - welcome back to screen Flow 101 Today we're going to talk about text properties and how to - add text to our videos. - Texas is another great way to add engagement, - to clarify or just to add titles or anything that you want add your your your or anything - like that in your videos. - I mean, - I've created this video bumper on my own in after effects, - but you can actually create, - you know, - a intro titles with the text properties. - And let's just do something like that. - I'm just gonna move this video bumper over here to add a text box or a text property. - You just go click this on text box button, - double click the text, - and on this type in my brand, - my title and then with all these properties, - you can change the font. - If you want to change it, - do Helvetica. - You can change the font size. - You can treat the font color at outline solid color, - etcetera and then with all these the this basically becomes its own layer. - And with this layer, - you can add any sort of video action so you can either at right click in had transitions. - Or you can add a video action. - Have it zoom into the screen. - You know, - if you want to make it, - start out at scale zero. - Have a zoom in. - You can do that. - Or you can, - um I'm just gonna move this video action to the side. - You can have it coming from the side like this. - So before you set your position over here off the screen afterwards, - you put it to the center of the screen. - And, - yeah, - so those are text. - That's the text properties box. - It's pretty basic. - You can at an image, - Phil, - if you want to add an image. - So let's just pick an image. - I have see this image from angels game that I went to and you can add an image in that text - box of yours could change it to whatever you want. - Uh, - changed its original size, - etcetera. - If you want a backdrop or just want a solid text box color, - you can do that as well. - You want green text box? - That's great. - Make a little bit smaller. - Something like that. - That's pretty cool. - Awesome. - Well, - thank you so much for watching this video. - I hope you learned a lot about adding text to your your, - um, - videos. - If you have any questions, - though, - please let me know and I will get back to you as soon as possible. - Have a great day and we'll talk to you soon. - Bye. 13. Exporting from Screenflow: - So you've created your webcast and you're ready to export it. - You're ready to post it online, - get thousands of viewers and start making income, - doing whatever you want to do with them, - and you don't know where to go from here. - Well, - first you have to. - You export your video, - and it's actually really easy to do. - So once you're done, - you've done all your edits, - added all your text, - all your annotations, - everything. - Basically, - all I have to do is go to file export. - They have these options where you can choose to publish to straight to YouTube or published - a video which aren't bad ideas. - You just have to authorize your account. - It can publish straight to those those places if you like, - But I like the idea of exporting to a file so that you can save it onto your computer. - Use it later in whatever fashion you want, - whether you want to post online if you want to share it with a friend, - if you want to use it a live presentation or anything like that so that you go press the - expert button or press command E. - This brings up this dialog box, - which gives you all the options. - You can choose where you want to export to, - and then you can choose a preset so preset you can have these different ones. - You know, - they have a high quality web, - one low quality web specifically prefer for iPad, - iPhone, - Apple TV, - etcetera. - And this is great if you you know you don't. - I If you know specifically that this is the only place your video is gonna show. - But I like giving the very best quality that I can get. - And that is by this lossless method. - So by clicking lossless your creating the full quality export of your screen cast Now the - file is going to be larger than your typical file if you're exporting as iPad or iPhone or - something like that. - But this makes it a lot easier to, - you know, - use in the future when everything is HD and once you selected lossless, - you can customize it. - So under video settings, - you'll see that the compression type is animation. - You don't need to do animation. - Animation is, - you know, - 100% the best quality. - I just use a 264 which is a good quality, - good compression type for uploading online because the size of the file actually isn't too - big, - so you can set the frame rate. - I usually just leave it at current under here compressor for quality. - I usually choose best, - so I just slide this slaughter up to best encoding. - I use best quality unless you have a slower computer and you can't stand waiting for it to - export, - you can choose faster and code data rate. - If you want, - you can restrict it to a certain data, - and this will also keep the file size down. - If you restrict to like 8000 that's good for 1920 by 10 80 HD footage 5000 kilobytes. - A second is good for 12 80 by 7 20 But once you have all yours compression settings, - just click OK for sound. - You can either keep it at linear PCM or a C is good. - Or if you're using another one of these options, - that's fine, - but these air fine. - You good with these moving settings, - just click OK and click export. - It will export. - Save it to your files and that's all you need to do. - That's it. - Thank you so much for watching I hope you learned a lot. - If you have any questions, - please let me know. - Otherwise I will talk to you later. - Have a great day.