Storyline 360 – How to Record | Edit | Add videos

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:

  1. Go to the Insert tab on the ribbon, click the Video drop-down arrow, and select Record Webcam.
  2. 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.
  3. Click the red Record button to begin recording.
  4. When you’ve finished recording, click the Stop button.
  5. If you’d like to preview your recording before inserting it into your project, click the Play button.
  6. To redo your recording, click the X to delete the current recording, then click the Record button to start over.
  7. When you’re ready to insert the recording into your project, click OK.

Insert Videos from Content Library

  1. Go to the Insert tab on the ribbon and click Videos in the Content Library group.
  2. Type a search term in the field at the top of the media browser and press Enter.
  3. One can preview the video before inserting into the slide or scene
  4. Select the video you want to use and click Insert to add it your slide
  5. Multiple videos can also be selected and inserted into the slide

Insert a Video from a file

  1. 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.
  2. Browse to the video you want to use and click Open.
  3. 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.

  1. In Slide View, go to the Insert tab on the ribbon, click the Video drop-down arrow, and select Video from Website.
  2. Copy the video embed code from the hosting website and paste it into the Insert Video from Website box.
  3. 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.

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