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ScreenFlow 8 Essential Training

via LinkedIn Learning


Get started with ScreenFlow 8. Discover how to use this powerful, all-in-one tool to create and share high-quality screen captures.

ScreenFlow 8 is a powerful, all-in-one tool for screen-capture recording and editing. This popular Mac app allows you to record your screen, import additional video and graphics, edit and compile a presentation, and then deploy it to a variety of formats. In this course, Chris Mattia covers essential tools and techniques that can help elearning creators, instructional designers, and other creative professionals create high-quality screencast recordings. Chris demonstrates how to record your screen and your voice, and then edit the content to tell a compelling story. He shares how to engage your audience by creating animated motion graphics and callouts, as well as how to enhance your workflow by creating and using styles. This course wraps up with best practices for exporting and sharing your content with the world.


  • Introducing ScreenFlow 8
  • What you should know before watching this course
1. Getting Started
  • Getting ScreenFlow 8 up and running
  • Understanding the ScreenFlow user interface
  • Choosing the right microphone
  • Calibrating your microphone
  • Making your first screen recording
  • Editing your first screen recording
  • Sharing your first screen recording
  • Customizing your keyboard shortcuts
2. Creating Recordings
  • Digging into the ScreenFlow recording settings
  • Recording a custom screen region
  • Using the ScreenFlow menu bar widget
  • Recording an iOS device
  • Configuring Reflector 2 to record multiple devices
  • Using the recording monitor
  • Recording multiple channels of audio
  • Recording a FaceTime or webcam camera
  • Top 10 ScreenFlow recording tips
3. Editing with ScreenFlow
  • Timeline editing basics
  • Canvas editing basics
  • Using the libraries
  • Managing media
  • Adding a freeze frame
  • Retiming clips
  • Creating transitions
  • Reversing clips and creating an animated GIF
  • Using markers
  • Using groups and nested clips
  • Audio editing basics
4. Audio and Video FX
  • Adjusting video properties
  • Creating animations with actions
  • Working with styles
  • Using video filters
  • Using a chroma key filter with green screen footage
  • Adding motion to clips
  • Adjusting screen recording properties
  • Adjusting audio properties
  • Using audio filters
  • Recording a voice-over pickup
5. Using Annotation
  • Creating callouts
  • Creating basic shape annotation
  • Creating text annotations
  • Creating text animation effects
  • Creating mobile touch annotations
6. Workflow Enhancements
  • Workflow basics
  • Using the stock media library
  • Harnessing the power of styles
  • Templates are your new best friend
7. Exporting and Sharing Your Movies
  • Publishing to YouTube
  • Using the automatic export settings
  • Creating custom export settings
  • Batch exporting projects
  • Sharing ScreenFlow project files
  • Next steps

Taught by

Chris Mattia

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