Let’s look at the different possibilities of making and adding videos within Storyline 360.
Record Videos directly from Webcam
Below is the step-by-step procedure to record and insert a video:
- Go to the Insert tab on the ribbon, click the Video drop-down arrow, and select Record Webcam.
- Before you begin recording, click Show device settings to choose the webcam/microphone you want to use (if you have more than one) and set the video size.
- Click the red Record button to begin recording.
- When you’ve finished recording, click the Stop button.
- If you’d like to preview your recording before inserting it into your project, click the Play button.
- To redo your recording, click the X to delete the current recording, then click the Record button to start over.
- When you’re ready to insert the recording into your project, click OK.
Insert Videos from Content Library
- Go to the Insert tab on the ribbon and click Videos in the Content Library group.
- Type a search term in the field at the top of the media browser and press Enter.
- One can preview the video before inserting into the slide or scene
- Select the video you want to use and click Insert to add it your slide
- Multiple videos can also be selected and inserted into the slide
Insert a Video from a file
- Do either of the following:
- In Slide View, go to the Insert tab on the ribbon, click the Video drop-down arrow, and choose Video from File.
- In Form View, go to the Home tab on the ribbon, click the Media drop-down arrow, and choose Video from File.
- Browse to the video you want to use and click Open.
- These file formats are natively supported in Storyline: FLV, MP4, SWF
Adding a Video from a Website
Storyline makes it easy to embed videos that are hosted on popular websites such as YouTube and Vimeo.
- In Slide View, go to the Insert tab on the ribbon, click the Video drop-down arrow, and select Video from Website.
- Copy the video embed code from the hosting website and paste it into the Insert Video from Website box.
- Click Insert.
How to Edit Videos
Storyline 360 has the built-in video editor which helps to edit videos as per requirement and view it in the slide solely.
Different editing possibilities:
- Trim and crop to show only the portions you want.
- Adjust the volume, brightness, and contrast to improve quality.
- Add a logo or watermark for branding.