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  • Stock Media Library - Gain access to an always growing library of well over 500,000 images, audio, video clips and more with ScreenFlow’s new built in Stock Media Library. Browse the library and add transitions, motion backgrounds, royalty-free backing tracks and more simply by dragging them to your timeline from the Stock Media Library tab! (Additional Subscription Fee)
    Once you have the Stock Media Library license, you will see the time left until your subscription expires in the ScreenFlow Licenses panel. To manage your subscription, open ScreenFlow 8, go to Licenses and click “Manage”.
    Please note: An internet connection is required to access the Stock Media Library
  • Track Thumbnails - Now you can see a quick and easy visual representation of your content via thumbnails displayed over the duration of a media file. Easily identify scene changes and areas of interest. No need to scrub through content to find specific moments!
  • Styles - Always want your camera in a certain spot with specific filters and a drop shadow? Well, regardless of the edits you make to any assets in your projects, you can now save those settings as “Styles” to easily re-use over and over. A massive time saver. Combine with templates for a mostly automated workflow!
  • Templates - If you make multiple videos with a similar format, ScreenFlow’s new Templates feature will save a ton of time! Simply create the template using placeholders for your camera, screen, or iOS recording, then add any other recurring media. Now when you finish recording, all your assets are already placed in the correct spot in the timeline and canvas! Combine with Styles applied to your placeholders for a mostly automated workflow!
  • Quick Narration & Voice-Over Additions - Need to record a quick audio clip? Quick narrations allow you to add narrations or voice-overs without leaving the timeline or configuring a traditional recording.
  • Detachable Editing Timeline - The new detachable editing timeline allows for a more customizable editing experience and enables multi-monitor editing by separating the editing timeline and canvas on to different monitors
  • Additional Timeline Frame Rates - Additional Timeline Frame Rates of 24, 25, and 50 have been added. These are in addition to the existing 30 and 60 options.
  • Export Animated PNG (APNG) Files - ScreenFlow now supports APNG export. Like GIF’s, APNG’s are single file moving pictures that support transparent backgrounds but allow for higher quality and smaller sizes!
  • Freehand Annotation - Custom shapes and lines can now be drawn directly onto the ScreenFlow canvas for highly customizable annotations.
  • Instagram Project and Export Presets - Uploading to Instagram? ScreenFlow has you covered with built in project dimensions and export settings specific to everyone’s favorite social image site! Instagram requires user to copy exported video to phone to publish.
  • Frame for Selected Monitor – When choosing your recording monitor, a red frame now indicates the current need to remember monitor model numbers!
  • H.265/HEVC Decoding - Previously, HEVC could only be exported in ScreenFlow 7. You can now import and edit files encoded with HEVC such as iPhone X 4k recordings.

Check out other new features here.

To capture computer audio, ScreenFlow must install the Telestream Audio driver. If you attempt to record computer audio without the driver installed, you will be prompted to install the Computer Audio Driver. When you see the message below, click OK to begin the installation process. If you experience an issue installing the audio driver, click here.

ScreenFlow 7.3.1 New Audio Driver, click here.

MacApp Store customers, click here for installation instructions.

Usually this error is caused by multiple copies of ScreenFlow or ScreenFlow helper installed on your system.

  • Open System Preferences and select Users & Groups, then select Login Items and remove any ScreenFlow options here
  • Open the Applications folder and Delete all copies of ScreenFlow installed.
  • Download and install the latest version of ScreenFlow:

It’s possible the file may not recoverable.This can be caused by moving your project file across a network, FTP or other third party storage solution (such as DropBox). We strongly recommend that you .zip your ScreenFlow project folders before you move them.

To zip a file, right-click (or Control-click) on your project file, and select Compress. You can then move your file safely to its new location, and double-click it to unzip it.

If you get an Error Opening File message, there may be a way to find your missing data by accessing it from the package contents.

  • Right-click (or Control-click) on your saved ScreenFlow project file
  • Select Show Package Contents
  • Select the Media folder
  • Search for any missing files
  • Drag the files onto your desktop
  • Try to open your ScreenFlow project file again, and when prompted to select the missing media, select your file from the desktop

If your scratch disk has not been set to a location other than "start up volume", the application will use this default scratch location.

Open ScreenFlow, hold the SHIFT button and click Help > Open Temp Folder in Finder. Here look through the folders to find an .scc file. For more information, click here.

When reviewing a record of a USB microphone and iSight/FaceTime HD camera the playback seems to be out of sync.

See if using the Built in Mic on your Mac with iSight/FaceTime HD camera produces the same issue.

If this combination works as expected, and no audio/video sync is present you may be looking at UBS latency issues.

Try the following steps to resolve this issue:

  • Restart your Mac and try recording again
  • Connect your USB device directly to your Mac, make sure to use not extension USB cables or hubs
  • Use a different USB port on your Mac
  • Connect only the USB device ScreenFlow needs to record, and disconnect any other USB device that is connected to your Mac

Use our new "License Reset Tool" where you have 24/7 access to reset your own license key.

You have 24/7 access to reset your own license key, see below for instructions.

  • Please go to our "License Reset" page
  • Fill out the license key field and the Email address or Order Id.
  • Once submitted, your serial number will automatically be reset.

Our software End User Licensing Agreement (EULA) states that you may only have your license activated on one (1) computer at a time.

To activate your single license on a second computer you must first deactivate the license on the original machine and install and activate the license on your second system. How to deactivate and activate your license.

Once a new version of ScreenFlow is released on the Mac App Store, the older versions are removed from the store and are no longer available for download. This is one of the limitations from purchasing on the Mac App store.

You can upgrade and download the latest version for only $39 dollars by transferring your Mac App Store license to a Telestream Store license. Click here to transfer your ScreenFlow license.

You can download here or by hovering your mouse over the “Support” tab at the top of the page and selecting the "Download" link. This will take you to the Customer Login page. The login is not associated with your purchase. Please create an account by clicking "Create an Account “ and entering the requested information. Note: your email address will be your username.

Once you have created an account and logged in, you will be able to download the latest version from the link on the right side of the page. Previous versions are available on the left side.

You can also watch the   Desktop Applications Tutorial: Download Current and Previous Versions of Software.

To look up your order history, the status of your order, and transaction details, please see the following ecommerce partners depending on your date of purchase.

Please contact our ecommerce partner, FastSpring, for an order lookup or via email:

Please contact our ecommerce partner, Avangate, for an order lookup or via email:

Please contact our ecommerce partner, eSellerate, for an order lookup or via email:

If you purchased through a reseller, you will need to contact the reseller to recover your license.

Our software End User Licensing Agreement (EULA) states that you can run your desktop product on one (1) computer at a time. If you have purchased multiple quantities of the product, you are authorized to install the software on that number of computers.

To activate your single license on a second computer you must first deactivate the license on the original machine and install and activate the license on your second system. How to deactivate and activate your license.

You have 24/7 access to reset your own license key, please visit to our new "License Reset" page.

ScreenFlow Batch Export exports a large number of saved ScreenFlow documents, using a single encoding preset. This eliminates the manual process of opening one document after the other and exporting each one.

To use the Batch Export feature select File > Batch Export. For more information, click here.

You can apply the Chroma Key filter to any clip shot against a green screen—for the purpose of replacing the transparent regions with another image or background. You can also apply the filter to clips shot against other uniform-colored backgrounds such as a sky, or a wall, although your results may vary, based on the uniformity and contrast with the foreground objects.

Adjust the chroma key settings as needed. For more information, click here.

You can use ScreenFlow's caption editor to add, edit, and publish ADA-compliant soft subtitles as caption tracks to a project. Closed captions are not included by default when you create a new project—you need to enable them if you need them.

You can include captions in the screencast when you export the project as an MPEG-4 movie (suitable for playback in iPhone & iPad, for example) and when you publish YouTube videos. Caption tracks can be created in multiple languages. You can also export captions as an SRT subtitle file. For more information, click here.

NOTE: To view closed captions in a movie player, you must enable closed caption viewing. Enabling closed caption viewing in players is beyond the scope of this guide.

To use this feature select all sources (including Record Desktop from) that you would like to record along with the partial screen first, next set any recording options like Loop recording or setting a timer on the recording, then press the Partial Screen recording button. This will open up the brand new Partial Screen Recording UI. From here you can click and drag the edge of the partial screen selection with your mouse or use the Presets button to choose from a few predefined resolution presets or enter a specific resolution you need to be recording at. Once everything is setup, press the large red button to start the recording.

There is a video demonstration how to do this.

If you have a YouTube account, ScreenFlow enables you to publish your screencasts directly to YouTube.

Select File > Publish to YouTube to access the YouTube login window.

Enter your YouTube Name and Password to access your account. Select the check box to retain your login information for future uploads.

Click the Sign In button. When you have successfully signed in, ScreenFlow displays a dialog for you to entre details about your screencast. For more information, click here.

NOTE: All fields must be completed to activate the Publish button.

If you experience a failed upload, click here for more info.

You have the option to purchase ScreenFlow on the Mac App Store at full price, or to obtain upgrade pricing you may transfer your license to the Telestream version by following the steps below:

Transfer your Mac App Store license to a Telestream Store license:

To take advantage of our Telestream upgrade pricing, please visit our new Upgrade Tool.

If your email is not recognized, you will asked to upload a copy of your receipt.

  • Please go to the "App Store"
  • Select the "Purchased" tab and take a screenshot of your ScreenFlow purchase.
  • Upload a screen shot of your receipt

Upon submitting, Telestream Sales will review, and send you your upgrade link via the email you enter during proof of purchase submission.

Features: There are a few features that we are unable to make available in the Mac App Store version of ScreenFlow due to Apple's Sandboxing restrictions.

Pricing of Upgrades: Currently, paid upgrades are not possible on the Mac App Store, so we cannot provide the same upgrade pricing to Mac App Store customers that we provide to those who purchase on the Telestream web store. The upgrade price to the latest verison of ScreenFlow is $39. Mac App Store customers have the option of transferring their license to a Telestream license to get that upgrade pricing, or paying full price for ScreenFlow on the Mac App Store.

Pricing: On our website, the price of ScreenFlow is USD $129. Our web store has a process that converts that USD price to local currencies daily. On the Mac App Store, we choose "Pricing Tier" 60 for our application, which is $129.99 USD. The App Store then converts that to local currency also.

Releases: If you buy from our website, you will often get software updates sooner. We have more control of releases on our website. When we have a new release/software update, we will generally upload it to our website immediately, and also upload it to the Mac App Store. However, the App store has an approval process that is out of our control. We have found that it takes anywhere from a few days to a few weeks for our app to be approved once uploaded.

Software bundles: We have more flexibility on our website, and may sometimes offer bundles for a discount. The app store does not give us the flexibility of doing that.

Licenses: Licenses purchased on our site allow for 1 activation. Those bought on the Mac App Store allow you to use the software on any Mac you use.

Downloads: Previous versions of the software will not be available once a new version is posted. On the Telestream version you can download a previous version by logging into your Telestream account.

Update notifications: One of the advantages of using the App Store for many people is the ability to consolidate all app purchases into one location, which makes it easy to see when updates are updates. If you purchase from our website, your ScreenFlow application will alert you when there is an update when you open your app.

Unfortunately, the Telestream license is not transferrable to the Mac App Store. However, as a customer, you get to take advantage of upgrade pricing for ScreenFlow. For more information on upgrades, click here.

At Telestream, we strive for your complete satisfaction. If you are not completely satisfied with any Desktop Software Application* you purchased from our online store, we are happy to offer a 100% refund within 30 days of purchase. Please fill out our Refund Request form.

*Does not include Wirecast Gear, Wirecast S or Stock Media Library.

To look up your order history, the status of your order, and transaction details, please see the following ecommerce partners depending on your date of purchase.

Please contact our ecommerce partner, FastSpring, for an order lookup or via email:

Please contact our ecommerce partner, Avangate, for an order lookup or via email:

Please contact our ecommerce partner, eSellerate, for an order lookup or via email:

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