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How to Capture Screen and Edit Tutorial Videos Quickly with Wondershare DemoCreator

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If you're looking for a quick and easy tool for screen capturing, video editing, and more, check out Wondershare DemoCreator. It's easy to jump right in and start creating professional video content, but it's also equipped with transitions, caption, annotations, and more. 

Wondershare DemoCreator Software
Wondershare DemoCreator Software will help you to quickly and easily create a professional video.

What Is Wondershare DemoCreator?

Wondershare DemoCreator is video capture software as well as a video editing tool. It's got a wide variety of functions, from capturing gameplay footage, recording your screen, capturing camera footage, and audio capture features too. It's the perfect tool if you'd like to record tutorial videos, gameplay footage, training videos, and much more. 

It's got an incredibly user-friendly interface and includes a wide variety of essential editing tools. It also has special effects build in—that would normally take a lot of time to create, by hand. Wondershare DemoCreator makes things like working with green screen effects and video transitions easy and fast. 

Wondershare DemoCreator footage
Wondershare DemoCreator has many special effects built in, such as working with green screen effects. 

Record your footage directly with Wondershare DemoCreator or import your own. You can import over 50 different file types. Work with your favorite videos, audio, and images. Check out the compatible file types here.

So, let's take a look at some of the things Wondershare DemoCreator can do, step by step. Check out why it's an awesome fit for content creators, educators, live streamers, YouTubers, business settings, and more.

How to Record Your Screen, Gameplay, and More with Wondershare DemoCreator

Recording your screen is simple with Wondershare DemoCreator—but it also has a ton of easy to use options, so you can record the perfect footage for your project. Let's get started: 

1. Start a New Recording

When starting up Wondershare DemoCreator, you can choose to start a New Recording or to go to the Video Editor

You can also open an existing project, down at the bottom of the window.

Let's start by creating a New Recording.

Wondershare DemoCreator new recording
Start a new recording.

2. Resize the Recording Area

Let's take a look at in Wondershare DemoCreator's recording space. 

Easily resize your recording area by clicking and dragging on any of the handles on the outside of the recording space's perimeter. This is perfect for capturing custom sizes.

Move this recording area by clicking and dragging the red circle with arrows, in the center of your defined recording area.

Recording Wondershare DemoCreator
Drag the red circle to move the recording area.

3. Adjust Video Settings

Let's take a look at some video settings. Click on the Settings icon to open them up.

Recording Area Wondershare DemoCreator
Adjust the video settings.

4. Set the Screen Capture Settings

First, note the Screen tab. You've got two choices here: Screen Capture or Game.

  • Screen capture: Choose from a custom size, full size, a target window, or no capture.
  • Game: Choose from specific software running on your computer.

In both of these options, you can also choose the frame rate.

Screen Settings Wondershare DemoCreator
Define screen capture settings.

5. Define Audio Settings

Next are your Audio settings. Choose whether or not you want to capture audio, as well as the source. Wondershare DemoCreator is a screen recorder with audio—you can record it all at once.

Audio Settings Wondershare DemoCreator
Define the audio settings for your screen capture.

6. Turn Camera Capture On

You can also choose whether you want to capture footage from a camera. Turn the camera capture on or off, the resolution, and the frame rate here.

This can also be handy if you're looking to capture both your screen (or gameplay footage) as well as your camera, at the same time.

Camera Settings Wondershare DemoCreator
Turn on your camera.

7. Define Advanced Settings

Then you've got some advanced settings. 

With the General tab, choose where your content is saved. Using Encode, choose from some encoding settings, such as H.264 and the quality of your capture.

In the Short Cut section, customize some of your short cuts.

Advanced Settings Wondershare DemoCreator
Customize your shortcuts with Wondershare DemoCreator.

8. Define Recording Device Settings

Now, let's look back out at your main recording area. You've got some quick options on the right hand side.

For example, click to mute or turn on your microphone and camera.

Wondershare DemoCreator Recording
Choose your recording device settings. Easily mute or unmute a device.

9. Start Your Recording

Let's do a sample recording by clicking on the red Record button.

Recording is that easy!

Record Wondershare DemoCreator
You're ready to start recording!

10. Use Screen Drawing Tools

The Screen Drawing tools in Wondershare DemoCreator are really fun. Toggle it on at the bottom of the Recording Area settings, or type Shift +D to toggle the tools on.

Screen Drawing Wondershare DemoCreator
Wondershare DemoCreator includes fun and useful screen drawing tools.

Choose from different sized pens, lines, shapes, and arrows. Simply choose the one you'd like to apply to your recording and click and drag to either draw or apply it, live, to your footage. In the example below, I used the Pencil in green.

If you've already drawn something in your recording area and you want to remove these drawings, it's as simple as clicking on this Brush tool to clear the space. Easy!

Draw on Screen Wondershare DemoCreator
Easily edit or remove anything you've added with the user-friendly screen drawing tools.

11. Activate Spotlight Mode

Spotlight Mode is also really user-friendly and easy to use.

First, click the Spotlight Mode icon to activate Spotlight Mode. Then, click and drag with the left mouse button to visually spotlight a particular part of your video.

This is such a simple but effective way to highlight specific parts of your video.

Spotlight Mode Wondershare DemoCreator
Use the spotlight mode to highlight specific parts of your video.

Once you're happy with your video, click on the red Record button to stop it. Or use the shortcut F10.

Stop Recording Wondershare DemoCreator
When you're done, click the red Record button to finish.

How to Easily Import, Export, and Edit Video in Wondershare DemoCreator

Now that you've recorded some video, let's take a look at editing, importing, and exporting video in Wondershare DemoCreator. It's simple but packed with options. Get started here:

1. Use FastExport Video to Quickly and Easily Export Footage

Let's say you've recorded your footage, and it doesn't need edits. Or maybe you'd just like to quickly export a clip to preview or share. Wondershare DemoCreator makes quickly exporting clips easy. 

Right click on any clip in your library. Then from the resulting menu, select FastExport

You'll be given the option to export your visual footage, audio, or both. Make your selection, click FastExport, and you're done. It's that easy.

fast export Wondershare DemoCreator

2. Use the Video Editor

Once you've stopped recording video, Wondershare DemoCreator takes us directly to the Video Editor. This is handy because you can make revisions before you save.

Video Editor Wondershare DemoCreator
Use the Video Editor to make changes to your video.

3. Split a Clip

It's really very easy to edit your footage in Wondershare DemoCreator. For example, let's say you want to split a clip.

All you need to do is select your newly recorded clip, here in your timeline.

Move the marker to the position where you'd like to split your clip. The marker is shown in yellow, below.

Then, click on the Split button. That's it—the clip is split. Now, click and drag to move and rearrange the clips, or even delete them (with the Delete key) if you want to get rid of excess.

Split Footage Wondershare DemoCreator
The yellow line marks the position where you can split your clip.

4. Crop Your Video Content

It's also really easy to crop your video content too. All you need to do is select your clip and the click on the Crop button.

Then, you need to resize the visible area. Click and drag on the resize handles to do so. Then, click OK to crop your video. 

You can also put in specific dimensions here if you prefer.

Crop Footage Wondershare DemoCreator
You can also crop your video content to specific dimensions.

5. Access More Video Editing Options

Looking for even more video editing options? Make sure to turn to the Options on the right hand side of your work space. You can adjust things like:

  • Transform: Easily scale or rotate your selected clip. You can even adjust the position by X and Y coordinates.
  • Compositing: Change the Blending Mode, much like you would in software like Adobe Photoshop or Adobe After Effects. You can also change the video's opacity here.
  • Speed: Easily speed up your slow down your clip here.
Properties Wondershare DemoCreator
Wondershare DemoCreator has additional video editing options including transform, compositing, and speed.

6. Import Content

You can also Import content and use a variety of different clips here—you're not limited to the clip you just recorded. 

Here, on the left hand side, check out your imported files. Simply click Import to add more. Wondershare DemoCreator supports over 50 different file formats

Import additional video, images, and sound to create and edit the perfect video.

Import Footage Wondershare DemoCreator
Use Wondershare DemoCreator to import more than 50 file formats.

7. Export Your Video

Ready to export your work? Wondershare DemoCreator makes that simple. 

Simply go to Export > Create Video, at the top of the software, to get started. Or click on the Export button at the upper right hand corner.

Then, Wondershare DemoCreator gives us a host of options to choose from before you export your work. Export to your computer, or even directly to YouTube. Once you've selected the options best for your project, simply click Export.

Export Footage Wondershare DemoCreator
You can also export your video to other formats.

How to Easily Add Transitions, Annotations, and More

Add transitions, captions, annotations, and more, here in Wondershare DemoCreator too. The best part is: they're super user-friendly and easy to use. Choose from a whole host of options and apply them in a snap. Let's take a look:

1. Add Captions

The first tab here is for adding text captions. Choose from a wide variety of stylish presets here. Click and drag one down into your timeline. It'll act like its own newly added footage.

Extend or shorten the length of the time the text is visible by simple dragging the clip. It's very user-friendly.

Captions Wondershare DemoCreator
Add captions using convenient and stylish presets.

2. Change Caption Properties

Then, turn to the Properties over on the right hand side of the software when the caption is selected, down in your timeline. Easily edit what the text says, the font, the font color, and more.

Customize Captions Wondershare DemoCreator
You can also easily change the caption properties to change the font, the size, or the color (and more).

3. Add Annotations

You can also easily add annotations using the content in the next tab. The functionality is similarly user-friendly. Click and drag a new annotation to your timeline. Then, you can turn to the Properties on the right to customize it.

Choose from a variety of fun colors and bubbles or stick to simple text.

Wondershare DemoCreator Annotations
Easily add user-friendly annotations.

4. Use Stickers

Wondershare DemoCreator has fun stickers too. Check them out in the next tab. Just click and drag to add them to your timeline. 

Video Stickers Wondershare DemoCreator
Choose from a variety of fun stickers to add to your video.

5. Choose Transitions

But Wondershare DemoCreator also has a whole collection of professional transitions too. No need to stick to abrupt cuts, especially when you've got a library of easy to use transitions at your fingertips.

Like other elements here in DemoCreator, all you've got to do is choose a transition and drag it down to your clip. Place it right on top of your footage, down in your timeline, then preview it.

Preview your work using the video controls under your video preview or by dragging your marker in the timeline.

Transitions Wondershare DemoCreator
To easily add a transition, drag it onto your clip.

So, let's use your Transitions here to transition from one video to another. I'll use a split video clip in this demonstration

Check out my timeline. I've got these two video clips overlapping, with a transition applied on the top video in my timeline. When I preview them, the two clips transition from one to another via a 3D cube effect. 

This is just one of many transitions you could try.

Custom Transitions Wondershare DemoCreator
The Cube transition, for example, adds a modern element to your video.

6. Work with Green Screen Footage

You can also work with Green Screen footage in Wondershare DemoCreator—and it's super user-friendly. Amazing, right?

With your green screened clip imported, all you need to do is turn to the Effects tab. Green screen is one of your effect options here.

Like you did with other elements in this demonstration, simply drag the Green Screen effect down and on top of your footage. It's that simple. Now, the green space has been masked out.

Use the Chroma Key properties to customize the green screen effect so it looks just right for your footage.

Green Screen Wondershare DemoCreator
Wondershare DemoCreator makes it easy to work with green screen footage.

7. Add Cinema Mode or Mosaic Effect

You can also apply a wide screen Cinema Mode or add a Mosaic Effect here. All of this content is as simple as clicking and dragging. Place these effects on top of your work, within your timeline, to check them out.

Removing them is as simple as pressing Delete. It really is very user-friendly—and fun to try out.

Cinema Mode Wondershare DemoCreator
Quickly and easily add Cinema Mode or a Mosaic Effect.

8. Emphasize Your Cursor

The Cursor effects make it really easy to add more emphasis to your cursor. Make sure your footage already makes use of your cursor. Then, simply drag one of the effects onto your footage.

So, for example, if you were giving a software presentation, you could add a cursor highlight, so it's easier to see where your cursor is, for your viewers. Want to emphasize when you clicked? Add the click sound effect—Wondershare DemoCreator will automatically add in the click sounds for you, every time you clicked. Awesome, right?

Cursor Video Effects Wondershare DemoCreator
You can even add special effects, such as a click sound effect, to your cursor.

Download Wondershare DemoCreator Today

If you're working with video content, and you're looking for a user-friendly experience that's easy to use but not light on features, Wondershare DemoCreator is a great choice. 

Download it today—it even has a free trial, so you can try it out right now.

Wondershare DemoCreator Software
Download the Wondershare DemoCreator Software free trial today.

If you're a YouTuber, Twitch streamer, or other content creator that records a lot of gaming footage, Wondershare DemoCreator is an excellent choice. Record your web camera, your audio, and your gameplay footage, seamlessly at the same time—and don't give up the flexibility of individually editing them, either.

Maybe you need to create a presentation. Wondershare DemoCreator is for you, too. Use it in your classroom or use it to share with your co-workers. It's an excellent teaching tool, and it works great for remote presentations, whether you're looking for a screen recorder for PC or for Mac.

You could even use this software for something like music lessons—you don't have to record your screen. You could, instead, record from your camera only. Wondershare DemoCreator gives you a ton of options. 

So, why not give Wondershare DemoCreator a try? I was genuinely impressed with how user-friendly the software is. It's simple to use, but it's not short on features. Give it a shot and tell us know what you think.

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