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How to create a screen recording of a PDF.

Follow these steps to create a screen recording of your PDF documents using PDFelement:

Go to the "Tools" tab and click the "Screenshot" button.

From the dropdown menu, select "Screen Recording."

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Screen Recording Button

A dialog box will appear, prompting you to download a plugin. Click "Download" to initiate the download and installation of the plugin. Once downloaded, click "Launch."

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Download Plugin

A crosshair will appear on your screen. Use your mouse cursor to drag and select the area you want to record.

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Select Area

After selecting the area, two floating bars will appear. The top bar allows you to adjust the aspect ratio of the recording area or choose to record the entire screen. The bottom bar provides various options, including:

  • Cursor: move the recording area
  • Rectangle: add rectangle marks to the recording area
  • Arrow: add arrow marks to the recording area
  • Pen: add free-form drawings to the recording area
  • Number Index: add number index
  • Object Erase: erase the drawings you added
  • Undo: undo the previous action
  • Redo: redo the previous action
  • Recording: start the recording
  • Sound: enable or disable system sound
  • Microphone: select a microphone
  • Exit: exit the recording
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Floating Bar

Click the "Recording" button to start recording. You can add marks or drawings during the recording. To stop the recording, click "Exit."

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Exit Screen Recording

A window will appear with the option to "Open Folder." Click this to access and review the recorded file.

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Open Folder