Change the Screen Dimensions in the ScreenFlow Application

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You're watching VisiHow. In this video, we're going to demonstrate how to change the canvas size in ScreenFlow for the Mac.

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    To begin, click "File" in the menu at the top of the window.
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    In the drop-down menu, click "Document Settings..."
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    From the window that appears, type custom "Width" and "Height" values.
    You can type them directly into the text boxes.
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    You can also click the "Presets" drop-down menu.
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    Then, click one of the presets.
    The default settings depend on the screen dimensions of the recorded item. For this tutorial, let's click the "720p HD" preset.
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    Now, click "Update".
    This is the blue button in the bottom-right corner of this window. The canvas size will automatically be adjusted.
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    You need to press "Shift" and click and drag the screen to resize it to the new dimensions.
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    Click and drag the screen to position it within the new dimensions.
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    Finally, press "Shift" and click and drag the screen to resize it again to fit the canvas.
    The screen might be just a little too narrow.
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    You can stretch the screen just a little by clicking and dragging the right anchor point.
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    Alternatively, you can crop the bottom or the top.
    You have a dock bar at the bottom. It's not necessarily relevant. Click and drag the bottom-right corner until the dock is no longer visible.
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    You can stretch the screen until it snaps to the guidelines now.
    You can see that the preview is a little distorted where the width was expanded, but the whole video is at the correct screen resolution now.
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This was a tutorial on how to change the screen resolution in the ScreenFlow app on the Mac. Please make sure to view our next tutorial on how to change a background color in ScreenFlow. Please leave any questions or comments in the space below. Thank you for watching VisiHow!

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