Annotate your recordings

Bring your video recordings to life with our annotation tool

 

🧰 What You Will Need

  • A Searchie account

  • Google Chrome

  • The Searchie Chrome Extension

Step 1 - Start a recording

Once you've installed and pinned the Searchie Extension to your Chrome browser, click on the Searchie icon in the top-right corner of your browser. After clicking the icon, from the pop-up window that appears click Start Recording

Start Recording


If recording your screen, choose the screen and/or window to record in the next step. Click Share after you have made your selection to begin the recording.

Choose What To Share

Step 2 - The Annotation menu

Once the recording begins, click the annotation (pencil) icon of the Control Panel on the bottom-left-hand side of your screen.

Annotation Icon

Step 3 - Draw, erase, and point to information

Now that the annotation options are visible, you can draw and highlight things on your recording.

When you click the annotation icon, you'll see (from left to right)...

  • The colored square shape to choose a color for the annotations

  • The pencil icon to draw free-hand in your chosen color anywhere on your screen

  • The eraser icon to delete anything drawn with the pencil

  • The arrow icon will let you drag your mouse to create arrows pointing to specific areas

Check out the GIF below for a quick walkthrough.

Annotate

 

📚 Up Next

  1. Build a Playlist with your Extension recordings

  2. Search your internal library of recorded SOPs

  3. Film a tour of your Hub using the Extension and display it with a Featured section