Add Mouse Effects in the ScreenFlow Application

Edited by Djinu, VisiHow, Eng

You're watching VisiHow. In this video, we're going to demonstrate how to add mouse-pointer visual effects using ScreenFlow for the Mac.

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Steps

  1. 1
    To begin, make sure that you're on the screen with the recorded clip
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    Then, click the "Screen Recording" menu icon
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    It is in the upper right-hand side of the screen. When the "Screen Recording" menu opens, you will see some options for the mouse.
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    You can check or uncheck the "Show Mouse Pointer" box
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    It is to the left of "Show Mouse Pointer".
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    You can adjust the zoom level of the cursor by clicking and dragging the "Pointer Zoom" scroller
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    If you click and drag the scroller to the right, the mouse pointer will become larger.
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    You can also click the "Click Effect" drop-down menu
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    This will change the click effect. Then, you can click "None", "Radar", or "Invert" to select the effect for the clicks.
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    Let's click "Radar"
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    Let's play back the video clip
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    A growing red circle will be shown whenever the mouse is clicked.
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    Let's click the "Click Effect" drop-down menu again
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    Let's click "Invert"
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    This effect is a bit harder to see.
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    Let's move the "Pointer Zoom" scroller to 500 %
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    Play back the video
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    You'll notice that whenever the mouse is clicked now, the mouse pointer changes from black to white.
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    Let's click the "Click Effect" drop-down menu again
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    Click "Radar"
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    Click the "Pointer" drop-down menu
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    Click "Circle - Light"
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    Click the "Pointer" drop-down menu again
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    Click "Circle - Dark'
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    Click the "Pointer" drop-down menu again
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    Click "Square"
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    Click the "Pointer" drop-down menu again
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    You can click "Choose Image..." to choose your own custom image for the mouse pointer
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    You can also check "Sound on Click"
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This was a tutorial on how to show mouse cursor effects in ScreenFlow. If you have any questions or comments, please leave them in the space below; and we'll make sure to get back to you. Thanks for watching VisiHow!

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