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Share a screen recording with your team in Slack

With videos being more effective than text, team communication has got a lot more simpler with videos right inside your Slack channel. Record and send short & engaging videos to your team & deliver the right message across. 

Hippo Video allows you to record your webcam or your screen and share the same with your team.You can also edit an existing message and reply with a video on Slack with Hippo Video integration.


  • Hippo Video Account

  • Slack Account

  • Hippo Video Chrome Extension.

To share a screen recording with your team in Slack:

  1. Log-in to Slack Workspace using your existing credentials. 

  2. Select a contact under Direct messages or a channel from the left.

  3. Click on the orange Hippo Video icon at the bottom of the message window.

  4. To record your screen, click on Record with Screen Recording.

Note: Ensure the Screen and Mic options have been ticked. It is recommended to add yourself to the video to lend a personal touch. Tick the Webcam option too.
  1. Click on Start Recording to record your message.

  2. Choose between sharing your entire screen or only the application window and click on Share.  Your video recording has now begun. 

  3. Navigate to your presentation or the tool you want to showcase.

  4. Use features like Click Animation, Highlight, Cursor, etc, to draw your prospects attention to specific areas on your screen.

  5. Click on Finish Recording when done. 

  6. Click on Edit Video, to trim awkward pauses if any at the beginning or end.

  7. Click on Insert Video when done.

  8. Your video gets pasted as a link to the message window. 

  9. Hit the Send icon at the bottom right to send it out.

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