With Hippo Video, you can record a new video in two different ways: using only a webcam and mic or using a screen. You can also share the videos in various ways such as Copy Link with Thumbnail, Social medias, and Various platforms. 

To record and share a video

Click on Create Video displayed on the top right corner. 

There are two ways you can record a video:

Using only webcam and mic

  1. Tick only the webcam and mic option and click Record

  1. Your recording has now begun. Hit Finish Recording when done. 

  2. Click on Edit Video above the video preview, to trim out any awkward pauses at the beginning or end of the video by clicking on the scissor icon.

  3. Hit Save when done.

  4. Now, your video is ready to share via Copy Link with Thumbail, Social medias, and Various platforms.  

Copy Link with Thumbnail 

Share it with various social media channels

Export it to social media platforms

 

Using Screen Recording 

  1. For screen recording, select screen along with webcam & mic and click Record

  1. You shall receive a pop-up saying a Chrome Extension has to be installed. Click Install.

  2. You will be redirected to the Chrome Web Store. Click on Add to Chrome against Hippo Video: Screen Recorder and Video Editor

    

  1. Click on Add extension from the pop-up. The Chrome Extension is now installed. 

  2. Navigate back to your Hippo Video tab and click Record

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

  4. Navigate to the study material you want to showcase. 

  5. You can utilize various mark-up tools such as Click Animation, Highlight, Cursor, etc, to draw your student’s attention to specific areas on your screen.

  1. Click on Finish Recording when done. 

  2. Click on Edit Video above the video preview, to trim out any awkward pauses at the beginning or end of the video by clicking on the scissor icon.

  3. Hit Save when done.

  4.  You can now share your video in three different ways: Copy Link With Thumbnail or Social or Export

 

Sharing a video to Google Classroom

  1. Click on the Google Classroom icon under the Social tab.

  1. You shall be redirected to a new tab where you can choose a Class and an assigning action from the drop-down menu. Click on Go.

  2. Enter any additional instructions or notes under ‘description’ and hit Post.

 

  1. You shall receive a confirmation saying that you have posted to your class. Click on View if you wish to see where it has been posted.