Hippo Video enables its users to record videos that is a combination of audio and webcam along with the screen. Before you jump into recording your video, log in to your Hippo Video app.

 

Screen record settings

You can choose your video recording area as full screen or window or custom size.

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. Select SCREEN RECORD.                                   

  2. Choose the capture area to record your screen,

  • Full Screen - Captures full screen.

  • Window - Captures only the selected window.

Note: If no window is active then you need to click Refresh to select the active window by making a required window active.

  • Custom Size - Captures only the selected area on the screen. You need to drag to make the selection.

  1. Click Start Recording.
    Note: You’ll find the markup tools on the bottom right of your screen. Click here, to learn more about it.

  1. Once you’re done, click Finish Recording.

Note: To view and modify the screen capture settings, click on the Advanced Settings at the bottom of the pop-up window.

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.

To create a recording with audio:

You can either choose to record just audio or record with a combination of screen and audio. 

Follow these steps to create an audio recording,

  1. Select Screen Record and Mic.            

  2. By default, your input source is set as Built-in Microphone.

  3. Select Record to start recording.

  4. Once you’re done, click Finish Recording.

Note: To view audio settings, click on the Advanced Settings at the bottom of the pop-up window.

Webcam 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.

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.

Follow these steps to create your recording with webcam:

  1. Select Screen RecordWebcam, and Mic.                          

  2. Choose the webcam source.

  3. Select RECORD to start recording.

  4. Once you’re done, click Finish Recording.

Note: To view and modify webcam settings, click on the Advanced Settings at the bottom of the pop-up window. You can change the webcam output to small, medium, or large based on your preferences.

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