ScreenFlow terms


The window where you preview your video.

What is a viewer in ScreenFlow?

A viewer in ScreenFlow is a feature that allows users to preview and edit their video recordings. It is essentially the main workspace where all the editing happens. The viewer displays the video content that is currently selected on the timeline. It allows users to view their video in real time, make edits, add effects, and more.

In addition to viewing and editing, the viewer also provides tools for annotation, callouts, text overlays, and transitions. It also allows users to adjust the audio levels, crop or scale the video, and manipulate the video speed. The viewer in ScreenFlow is a crucial tool for creating professional-quality videos.

How to use the viewer in ScreenFlow?

ScreenFlow's viewer is a powerful tool that allows you to preview and edit your video recordings. To use the viewer, first, open ScreenFlow and record or import the video you want to work on. Once your video is ready, it will appear in the timeline at the bottom of the screen. Click on the video in the timeline to select it, and it will appear in the viewer window.

In the viewer window, you can play your video, pause it, or scrub through it using the playhead. You can also use the viewer to make edits to your video. For example, you can select a portion of the video and cut, copy, or delete it. You can also add transitions, text, and other effects. To do this, select the tool you want to use from the toolbar at the top of the screen, then apply it to your video in the viewer window. Remember to save your work regularly to avoid losing any changes.

Why is my viewer not working in ScreenFlow?

There could be several reasons why your viewer is not working in ScreenFlow. One common issue could be that the software is outdated. If you're using an older version of ScreenFlow, it may not be compatible with the latest operating system updates on your computer. In this case, you should try updating ScreenFlow to the latest version.

Another possible issue could be related to your computer's hardware. ScreenFlow requires a certain amount of processing power and memory to function properly. If your computer doesn't meet these requirements, the viewer may not work. Additionally, if you're running multiple heavy applications at the same time, it could be causing ScreenFlow to malfunction. Try closing other applications and see if that resolves the issue. If none of these solutions work, it might be a good idea to contact ScreenFlow's customer support for further assistance.

How to adjust the viewer size in ScreenFlow?

To adjust the viewer size in ScreenFlow, you need to navigate to the viewer window. The viewer window is where you can preview and edit your recordings. You can adjust the size of this window to better suit your needs.

To do this, locate the bottom right corner of the viewer window. You should see a small diagonal line or arrow. Click and drag this corner to resize the window. You can make it as large or as small as you need. Release the mouse button when you're satisfied with the new size.

Remember, adjusting the viewer size does not affect the resolution of your final video. It only changes your view while editing in ScreenFlow. Always check the final output settings to ensure your video is the correct size and resolution.

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