User Guide

How to use Wondershare DemoCreator? Learn the step by step guide below

Navigating DemoCreator

Launch DemoCreator, the startup window will appear and you will see three recording modes: Screen+Webcam, Screen Only, and Game Mode. And the Editor, Recent Project.

democreator startup window

Screen+Webcam

In Screen+Webcam Recording mode, you can record screen, audio, and webcam at the same time, it belongs to multitrack recording. The recorded screen, audio, and camera clips will display in 3 different tracks, you can edit them separately. Also, it supports you to add the cursor effects to your recorded video. This recording mode is mainly used for recording courses, meetings, making product demos, and presentations.

 new recording mode

Screen Drawing Tool: The Screen Drawing Tool supports you to spotlight, highlight, add text, arrows while recording. If you need to emphasize something important while recording, then this tool is necessary for you. This tool can be only used in Screen+Webcam Recording mode.

screen drawing tool

Screen Only

In Screen Only mode, you can only record the screen and audio, the camera is not supported. In this recording mode, your recorded screen and microphone files will be combined into one track, you can't edit them separately. Also, you can't add the cursor effects to your recorded video. This recording mode is mainly used for PowerPoint recording and some simple text recording.

record screen mode

Game Mode

The Game Mode supports you to record the game screen, audio, and webcam. Different from the Screen+Webcam mode, in game mode you can select a game to record.

record game mode

Advanced Recording Settings

Before recording, find the settings icon. You can change the General, Recorder, Camera, and Shortcuts settings.

find the recording setting icon

advanced recording settings

Video Editor

In the Video Editor Panel, you can edit the imported media files and the recorded video. There are Annotations, Captions, Transitons, Numerous Effects, Stickers, Sound Resources, Cursor Effects, and a tone of Templates. After you've finished your editing, click "Export" to export your video.

Navigating video editor

  1. Tool Bar: Allows you to import media files and acquire different editing tools and resources. 
  2. Preview Window: The Preview Window shows how you play the video in the Timeline.
  3. Properties Panel: Here you can adjust the parameters of your video including transform, speed, border, hotkey tips, and audio.
  4. Timeline: The Timeline is where you assemble the media files (video clips, photos, audio.) and effects for your video project.