The advantage of choosing multiple inputs to create a video is, it allows you to record based on your choice. Hippo Video enables its users to record videos in a combination of audio and webcam along with the screen.

Before you jump into recording your video, log in to your Hippo Video account.


To create a video using screen capture:

Keep your videos simple with screen capture. With Hippo Video, you can allow your viewers to visually see the same information in the same way as you, without missing out on any data. All you have to do is enable the screen capture and disable the rest of the inputs.

  1. Click on Hippo Video Chrome Extension at the top right in your browser.

  1. Select SCREEN RECORD from the pop.   

  2. You can choose your video recording area to the current tab or full desktop. Nevertheless, you can capture the entire screen or specific areas and you can always crop the unwanted screen area after recording, using the edit feature.                     

  3. Now, choose the capture area to record your screen - Entire Screen/Window and then click Share

  4. Select RECORD to start recording.

To create a recording with audio:

If you are camera shy and still want to convey information through videos, you can choose audio to record. You have an option to record with a combination of screen and audio. 
Note: Audio settings - Input source of audio can be changed. In case, if you don’t want to record using built-in audio, connect a microphone for audio. Test your mic here with Hippo Video Microphone testing.

Follow these steps to create an audio recording,

  1. Click on Hippo Video Chrome Extension at the top right in your browser.

              

  1. Select MIC from the pop.

  2. Now, click on the Advanced Settings option at the bottom of the pop.

  1. Scroll down to choose your input source from the Audio Source drop-down.

  2. Go back and then click RECORD to start recording.

To create a video using a webcam:

Record your videos with the webcam for a personal touch. You have an option to record with audio, screen, and webcam simultaneously.
NoteWebcam settings - Input source of video can be changed. In case, if you don’t want to record using the built-in webcam, connect an external source for the webcam. Hippo Video can help you Test your webcam here.

Follow these steps to create your recording with webcam:

  1. Click on Hippo Video Chrome Extension at the top right in your browser.    

                        

  1. Select WEBCAM from the pop.

  2. Now, click on the Advanced Settings option at the bottom of the pop.

  1. Choose your webcam options based on your preference.

  2. Go back and then click RECORD to start recording.