263: Screenflow 8: How To Resize Canvas

4 Ways to Resize Your Screenflow Videos

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4 Ways To Resize Screenflow Canvas

Screenflow 8 is the latest version of the screen-capturing software I use for tutorials and other video projects.

You will learn 4 ways to change the canvas size or the size of your video in Screenflow 8.

  1. Create New Document (Keyboard Shortcut: Cmd + N)
  2. Document Settings
  3. Canvas Resize Button (looks like crop symbol)
  4. Frame Rate Button (bottom-right below timeline)

Note: Video tutorial at the end of this article.

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Screenflow 8 (How To Resize Canvas)
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→How To Resize Canvas/Videos in Screenflow 8

Create a new document before you start recording from the splash screen.

  • Open Screenflow 8
  • Go to File > New (or use the keyboard shortcut Cmd +N)
  • Click New Document in Left Sidebar
  • Choose a Preset from the drop-down menu
  • or, manually enter the size of your video
  • Change the Frame Rate
  • Click New Document button at the bottom when done
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#1. Create New Document (Cmd + N)

Change the canvas size after you create new document

  • Go to File > Document Settings
  • Pop-down menu appears in top-center
  • Choose a Preset from the drop-down menu
  • or, manually enter the size of your video
  • Change the Frame Rate
  • Click ‘Update’ when done
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#2. Document Settings

Located to the top-left of timeline.

  • Click the Canvas Resize button above timeline
  • Manually enter size of new canvas, or
  • Choose a Preset from the drop-down menu
  • Click the color swatch to change background of video
  • Click green check circle when finished
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#3. Resize Canvas

Located at the bottom right of timeline.

  • Click frame rate button (look for a blue button with ‘30’ or ‘60’ in the bottom-right corner of Screenflow below the timeline.)
  • Pop-down menu appears in top-center (same as Document Settings)
  • Choose a Preset from the drop-down menu
  • or, manually enter the size of your video
  • Change the Frame Rate
  • Click ‘Update’ when done
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#4. Frame Rate Indicator Button

Video Tutorial

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