Record your Presentation using Searchie

Use the Chrome Extension to record your screen and, optionally, your camera

🧰 What You Will Need

  • Searchie Chrome extension

  • A presentation hosted on Canva, Google Slides, or Keynote


What can I use this for?

Using the Searchie Chrome extension is a super fast and easy way to capture your screen, webcam, and microphone to share your message with just a few clicks. You can use the Chrome extension to record any course or educational presentation that can be shared via a link or Searchie Hub.

Step 1 - Configure your Chrome extension settings

Inside your Searchie Chrome extension, select your desired settings. Feel free to use this article as a helpful reference.

Configure Searchie Extension

Step 2 - Set up your presentation

Step 2a - using Canva

Step 2b - using Google Slides

Step 2c - using Keynote

Step 2a - Set up your Canva presentation

Inside your Canva presentation, click to access the Present dropdown menu and select Presenter view as your Type. Click Present to enter into the Presenter view.

Canva - Presenter view

The Presenter view will open your Canva presentation in an Audience Window.

Canva - Audience view

Inside the Searchie Chrome extension, select Full Desktop as what to record and click Start Recording.

Record Full Desktop

Under Window, select the Canva Audience Window to record and click Share once you are ready to start your recording.

Canva - Share Audience window

Once you are done with your presentation, click the stop button to finish the recording.

Step 2b - Set up your Google Slides presentation

Inside Google Slides, click on Slideshow and select Presenter View.

Slides - Presenter view

While in this view, your presentation will fill your entire browser window. Once your presentation is ready, just click Current Tab > Start Recording when you're ready to start.

Slides - Record current tab

Once you are done with your presentation, click the ⏹️ stop button to finish the recording.

Step 2c - Set up your Keynote presentation

First, make sure that you'll be presenting in Window mode. This will allow you to switch windows while in Present mode so you can record using the Searchie Chrome extension. Just click Play and choose In Window.

Keynote - Play in Window

Go back to your Keynote presentation and this time click the ▶️ play button to display it in Window mode, which will allow you to switch to your browser to launch the Searchie Chrome extension.

Keynote - Play

Once again, select Full Desktop as what to record and click Start Recording.

Record Full Desktop

Under Window, select the Keynote presentation to record and click Share once you are ready to start your recording.

Keynote - Share presentation

Once you are done with your presentation, click the ⏹️ stop button to finish the recording.

 

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