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Create videos using template builder inside the IOS app

With the Hippo Video app, you can now create videos using the video template feature in the IOS app. The account admin can create custom templates through the browser app. Templates then can be saved and readily used later by the entire team. You’ve just got to record only the essential part for the video while stitching multiple videos together.


To create videos using template builder from the Hippo Video IOS app:

  1. Open the Hippo Video app on your device and click Sign In to your account. You’ll be redirected to the library screen.

  2. Click the Record icon at the bottom right.

  3. Select the Create Video from Templates button from the pop-up.

  1. All the templates will be listed. Select the template of your choice. Here for an example, the Perfect Your Video Pitch template is selected.

  1. Step 1: Record a personalized video by calling out the prospect's name to grab their attention and interest. Alternatively, import a video that you've recorded before from your hippo video library or from your local file, or import the prospect's company logo or image. Here, for example, click Record Video.

  1. Click the Record button, to start recording.

  1. Once you’re done, click the Stop button. 

  1. You’ll have an option to playback the recorded video. 

  1. To remove the black bars (left and right side of the video), click on Remove Black Bars toggle button.

  1. The Retake button lets you record the video again.

  1. If you want to remove and change the existing video then click the Delete icon. You’ll be prompted with the message for confirmation: select Delete/Cancel accordingly.

  1. To add background music, click the Musicicon at the bottom left side of the screen. Select the music from the pop-up.

  1. To adjust the music volume, click the Volume icon that appears on the left side of the video and move the slider right/left to increase or decrease the volume.

  1. In case, if you are trying to save the template before completing Step 2 and Step 3 then you’ll be shown those steps to be completed by highlighting them. 

  1. Step 2: Now it's time to tell your prospects what they can gain by using your product in your next video. Here for example, click on Import Video.

  1. Select Import from Phone/Import from Hippo Library from the pop-up.

  1. The selected video will be imported here.

  1. Step 3: To add a finishing touch, thank your prospects explicitly for engaging with your product. Towards the end of the video, there is an option to schedule a meeting (right within the video), or you can even reply via video or email. Here, for example, click Record Video.

Note: Please follow the instructions explained for Step 1, to complete your recording.

  1. The recorded video will be uploaded.

  1. After completing all the steps, click the Preview icon at the top right to preview the video before saving it. 

  2. Then, click the Merge & Save button at the top right (check above image).

Note: Depending on the length of your video, this may take a while.
  1. Pick your sales page and then click the Send Mail/Share button.


  1. If you click the Send Mail button, you’ll be redirected to the email window. 

Note: If the email id is not configured then you’ll be prompted with the message to configure it. You must login to your account via web and configure inside the Email Configuration tab.
  1. Enter the email address and click Send Mail icon at the top right.

  1. You’ll be prompted with the message as ‘Mail Sent Successfully’.

  2. In case, if you click the Share button. The Share Via slider will open up.

  3. Select your preferred share option. Your video will be shared successfully.


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