Editing a Screencast recorded on Screencast-o-matic

You can edit recordings which have been done on Screencast-o-matic. There are many features which can help improve your videos. A guide on how to record and publish your screencasts can be found here.


How to Access

  1. Go to https://screencast-o-matic.com/shuscreencast
  2. Click on Browse Recordings and Launch Application.
  3. Click on the recording you would like to edit.
  4. Click Edit.

Main Settings

  1. You can rename the screencast by clicking on the name.
  2. You can resize the video under the canvas selection or by dragging the frame to fit. You can also crop the video to fit.
  3. Under audio you can select whether you want audio to be included or not.
  4. Select whether you would like your webcam / cursor to be included.

Editing a Screencast

Editing Tools

Editing screencast

  • Cut – Used to cut areas from the video.
  • Hide – Hide the cursor / webcam from areas of video.
  • Insert – Insert new or existing recordings. You can also add pauses.
  • Narrate – Select areas of video to add narration too.
  • Overlay – Add images, arrows, text and highlight areas.
  • Replace – Replace sections of video or freeze frames.
  • Speed – Speed up or slow down the recording speed.
  • Transition – Add transitions into the video.


How to Edit

  1. Move the line across the timeline to the area you want to change
  2. Select the tool you want to use.
  3. Drag the line across the area you want to affect.
  4. Some tools have other options that you can select which appear in a separate menu
  5. You can preview the changes before you press Ok.



Once completed click Done to return to the recording screen.




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