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Loom Chrome extension

Loom's browser tool for easy screen recording in Chrome.

What is the Loom Chrome extension in Loom?

The Loom Chrome extension is a tool provided by Loom, a video recording and sharing service, that allows users to capture, record, and share videos directly from their Chrome browser. This extension is designed to make it easier for users to communicate more effectively and personally through video.

With the Loom Chrome extension, users can record their screen, voice, and face to create an instantly shareable video in less time than it would take to type an email. It's particularly useful for creating tutorials, giving feedback, reporting bugs, or just communicating more personally with team members or clients. The videos can be shared via a link, making it easy for others to view them.

The Loom Chrome extension is a powerful tool for anyone who wants to communicate more effectively and personally in the digital space. It's easy to use, and the videos it creates can be shared with anyone, anywhere, making it a versatile tool for both personal and professional use.

How to use the Loom Chrome extension?

The Loom Chrome extension is a tool that allows you to record your screen, voice, and face to create an instantly shareable video. To use it, you first need to install the extension from the Chrome Web Store. Once installed, you will see the Loom icon in the top right corner of your Chrome browser. Click on this icon to open the Loom menu.

From the Loom menu, you can choose whether you want to record your screen, your face, or both. You can also choose whether you want to include audio in your recording. Once you've made your selections, click the "Start Recording" button. A countdown will begin, and then your recording will start. You can pause or stop the recording at any time by clicking on the Loom icon again. Once you've finished recording, the video will be automatically saved to your Loom account, where you can edit it, download it, or share it with others.

Is the Loom Chrome extension free?

Yes, the Loom Chrome extension is free to download and use. It offers a basic plan that includes access to all of its core features without any cost. This includes screen and video recording, commenting, and limited video storage.

However, Loom also offers premium plans with additional features such as unlimited video storage, drawing tools, and priority support. These plans come at a cost, but the basic functionality of the Loom Chrome extension remains free for all users.

How to install the Loom Chrome extension?

To install the Loom Chrome extension, first, open your Google Chrome browser and navigate to the Chrome Web Store. In the search bar, type "Loom" and press enter. From the search results, find the Loom extension (it should be listed as "Loom for Chrome") and click on it to open the extension's detail page.

On the detail page, click on the "Add to Chrome" button. A confirmation dialog box will appear, asking if you want to add "Loom for Chrome". Click on the "Add extension" button in this dialog box. The Loom extension will then be downloaded and automatically added to your Chrome browser. You can access it by clicking on the puzzle piece icon in the top right corner of your browser, where all your extensions are listed.

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