Recording Video

TLDR: Need to record a quick video? You can use Speakflow to record videos using your webcam.

Note: Speakflow is best used along with professional teleprompter hardware. However, we do offer video recording functionality for those that would like to record with their webcam. You could also choose to record video with Zoom, Apple's Photobooth software, etc. 

Overview

Speakflow's video feature (in beta) is useful for things like recording quick team updates and short video messages to share with colleagues. We recommend keeping the record time around 5-10 minutes. If you're recording long-form video (more than 10 minutes), we recommend using dedicated video recording devices or software such as Photobooth. 

Plans

Free users can record videos and download the video locally in .webm format, the video isn't stored by Speakflow.

Plus and Pro users can record and save multiple takes to Speakflow, and easily share them via a link. Those with HD webcams can record full 1920x1080p video.

Using Video


Open a script
To record a video, create or open a script in Presentation mode.

Recording
Hover over the "Video" option at the bottom and click "Start Recording". Once you press the record button, a 3-second countdown will appear and the recording will begin.

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The video will begin recording after a 3-second countdown.
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Once the recording starts, you'll be able to see yourself behind the text. The teleprompter will also start:

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As you record, you can see yourself in the background of the script. 

To stop the recording, click "Stop" in the bottom left-hand corner.

Video & Microphone Settings

You can change your mic and camera settings by clicking the "gear" icon in the bottom right-hand corner. To record in Full 1080 HD, check the box. Otherwise, videos will record in 720p.

Sharing and Downloading Your Video


When you stop the recording, the video will automatically prompt you to download the video in .webm format.

Plus and Pro users have the option to share the video via a link.
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Click the gray textbox to copy the URL to the video's page – you can paste it anywhere on the web, in emails, messaging apps, etc. 

Video Page

When you create a video, the video will have its own page that you can share with others. You can also download the video from this page.
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Once you have a video recorded, you can view it by viewing a script in Presentation, then clicking this icon:


Changing your microphone or camera
Your microphone and camera settings are controlled through the web browser. Click here for more info: https://www.speakflow.com/docs/changing-your-microphone