ScreenFlow terms


Changing the size of a clip or image, either enlarging or reducing it.

What is a scale in ScreenFlow?

A scale in ScreenFlow refers to a feature that allows users to adjust the size of a specific element within a video or screen recording. This could be an image, a clip, a piece of text, or any other element that has been added to the project. The scale feature is typically used to emphasize or de-emphasize certain parts of the video, or to fit elements into a specific area of the screen.

To use the scale feature, users simply select the element they wish to resize, and then adjust the scale slider or enter a specific percentage into the scale box. This will increase or decrease the size of the selected element proportionally, ensuring that it does not become distorted. The scale feature in ScreenFlow provides a simple and effective way to customize the appearance of elements within a video or screen recording.

How to adjust the scale in ScreenFlow?

ScreenFlow allows you to adjust the scale of your video clips, images, and other media elements directly from the video properties panel. To do this, first select the clip or media element you want to adjust in the timeline. Then, navigate to the video properties panel, which is typically located on the right side of the ScreenFlow interface.

In the video properties panel, you'll find a "Scale" slider. By moving this slider to the right or left, you can increase or decrease the size of your selected media element. The scale is represented as a percentage, with 100% being the original size of the element. You can also manually enter a specific scale percentage in the box next to the slider for more precise adjustments. Remember to click "Apply" to save your changes.

How to change the scale of a video in ScreenFlow?

To change the scale of a video in ScreenFlow, you first need to select the video clip you want to adjust. Once the clip is selected, navigate to the video properties panel on the right side of the ScreenFlow interface. This panel contains various settings that you can adjust, including scale.

To change the scale, look for the "Scale" option in the video properties panel. You will see two boxes next to it, one for the width (X) and one for the height (Y). You can manually enter the desired scale percentage in these boxes, or you can click and drag the slider to adjust the scale visually. Remember that increasing the scale will zoom in on the video, while decreasing it will zoom out. Make sure to maintain the aspect ratio if you don't want your video to look stretched or squashed. Once you're satisfied with the new scale, you can close the properties panel and continue editing your project.

Why is the scale not changing in ScreenFlow?

ScreenFlow's scale may not be changing due to a few reasons. One common issue could be that the software is experiencing a glitch or bug. This can often be resolved by simply restarting the program or your computer. If the problem persists, it may be due to outdated software. Make sure you have the latest version of ScreenFlow installed, as updates often include bug fixes and improvements that can resolve issues like this.

Another possible reason could be related to the settings of your project. If the scale is locked or set to a specific value, it may prevent changes. Check your project settings to ensure that the scale is not locked and that you have the correct permissions to make changes. If you're still having trouble, it may be helpful to consult the ScreenFlow user manual or reach out to their customer support for further assistance.

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