Draw in the screen or add a board section

You can draw anywhere on your screen as you record your video. You can also divide your screen so that you can record yourself side by side with a designated place for your other effects. 

How to draw in the screen

With the pen effect you’re able to use your use your mouse or finger to draw on your screen.

Web Browser Mobile Application

The image your camera records recenters every time you adjust the amount of space your board takes up on your screen.

  1. Open Flip.
  2. In the top right, click Camera Camera_web_.png.
  3. At the right, in the Effects dock, click Pen Pen.png.
  4. Choose your color: On the color selector slider, click and drag the circle.
  5. Choose your line thickness: On the selector slider under “Thickness,” click and drag the circle.
  6. To draw on the camera image, click and hold the mouse button while you move the cursor. When you finish your pen stroke, release the mouse.
    • To undo your last pen stroke, in the top left, click Undo Undo.png.
    • To redo your last pen stroke, in the top left, click Redo Redo.png.
    • To delete all pen strokes, in the top left, click Clear Eraser.png.

How to add a board

Boards are a useful space you can use to help organize other effects, like text or photos. When you add a board, you’re able to adjust how much of your screen the board takes up.

Tip: If you want viewers to focus on the audio of your video, adjust the board so that it takes up your entire screen. Learn more about how to make an audio focused video.

Web Browser Mobile Application

The camera recenters every time you adjust the amount of space your board takes up on your screen.

  1. Open Flip.
  2. In the top right, click Camera Camera_web_.png.
  3. At the right, in the Effects dock, click the down arrow Down.png > Board Board.png.
  4. Scroll and select the board you want to use.
    • To remove your board: Select Remove Remove_effect.png.
  5. To adjust how much of the camera image the board takes up, make sure the “Board” drawer is open. Then, on the selector slider under “Split screen,” drag the blue circle left or right.

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