ScreenFlow for Mac

ScreenFlow for Mac

Download Editors' Rating:
3.5
Very good
Average User Rating:
3.8
out of 23 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    4.0.3
  • Total Downloads:
    91,221
  • Date Added:
    Mar. 05, 2013
  • Price:
    Purchase; $99.00 to buy

Editors' Review

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ScreenFlow is a popular screen-recording and editing tool for creating screencasts, such as presentations, tutorials, and product demos, on your Mac. This app can handle every aspect of pulling together a screencast, from high-quality screen capture (including the ability to grab iSight and DV camera data, and mic and computer audio) to editing and exporting, with built-in YouTube publishing.

Thanks to ScreenFlow's fairly intuitive interface (now with even more time-saving shortcuts and contextual menus), even novice users can assemble a basic screencast. Experienced users, on the other hand, will appreciate the app's more sophisticated touches, such as the ability to freeze frames, adjust clip and transition speed (with 2D and 3D transitions), and apply saturation, brightness, and contrast to clips. Recent updates have also added the useful ability to create standalone Flash files, with the video, html, and player all embedded in the file.

All in all, ScreenFlow is one of the best apps of its kind for the Mac--and as a bonus, it even comes with a Flip4Mac WMV Studio serial number.

 
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User Reviews
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2 stars

"crash too many times"

December 03, 2014  |  By Ericp20

 |  Version: ScreenFlow 5.0

Pros

easy to use

Cons

crashes for any reason with Yosemite and iMac Retina, freezes and needs to force quit

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5 stars

"Really good!!"

April 04, 2014  |  By teenagedirtbag12

 |  Version: ScreenFlow 4.5

Pros

easy editing (for me at least)
high quality
easy start, stop, and PAUSE button!!

Cons

can't think of any except slow upload (sometimes) and last time i downloaded it to my old computer after 3-4 uploads it wouldn't upload after that to any of my youtube channels it just stayed at 0% or went to half upload and never continued moving???

Summary

can anyone answer this question for me PLEASE!!! Q: how do i get rid of the DEMO MODE watermark from this version???

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5 stars

"Good screen recorder"

August 21, 2013  |  By Montana-Will

 |  Version: ScreenFlow 4.0.5

Pros

Great interface
easy to use
terrific edit function

Cons

A little expensive

Summary

I will use it if it can give a discount. :)

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1 stars

"This is very annoying."

August 04, 2012  |  By TinyIron

 |  Version: ScreenFlow 3 3.0.6

Pros

It worked at first.

Cons

It didn't work after a few recordings, it just wouldn't let me record.

Summary

The only problem really is that it stopped letting me record! The record button just didn't show up, and eventually I just stopped using it. Please fix this, because besides this, it's great.

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5 stars

"Easy to use, great video enhancement capabilities"

July 30, 2011  |  By northview5

 |  Version: ScreenFlow 2.1.10

Pros

The software is very easy to use. Easy to start and easy to stop. The videos are easy to splice, rearrange, zoom in, add captions, starting and ending transitions, etc, etc. Quality of video is great and so is the quality of the voice recording.

Cons

A little pricey. If you are making videos as helpful favors to other people, it may be hard to justify the cost.

Summary

I am not a professional videographer! But in my field I need to create demo videos showing how to use our industry's specialized software. It took me a little bit to figure out how to use the features in Screenflow, but in the end it was worth it! The software is very, very easy to use. Easy to start and easy to stop. The videos are easy to splice, rearrange, zoom in, add captions, starting and ending transitions, etc, etc. I've been thrilled with it and so have my viewers. They've often commented on the quality of my videos and all the credit goes to Screenflow. I do have a hard time justifying the cost. However, the software is a great help to me so I was willing to fork out the money and try not to think about the cost anymore.

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5 stars

"Wonderful application"

May 21, 2011  |  By k2103

 |  Version: ScreenFlow 2.1.8

Pros

Nice interface and good french localization.
Good possibility of editing, including image cropping and adding text.
Several export formats.

Cons

Nothing to report at this time.

Summary

Easy to use, without even having read the manual yet.
This is a preliminary view that the experience could justify.

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4 stars

"Great for mini lessons that must be repeated."

October 17, 2010  |  By irwin bedell

 |  Version: ScreenFlow 2.1.4

Pros

Amazed at the clarity of my brief presentations.

Cons

The time it took to come out with such an amazing product.

Summary

Easy to use. Friendly. Great results. Will be used in future presentations that
require a brief overview. Thanks for coming out with this product. You have
made presentations a delight. Will try to encourage others to use it on products
they have liked.

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5 stars

"I really like this software"

September 23, 2010  |  By raoulr

 |  Version: ScreenFlow 2.1.3

Pros

Captures screen actions with hi quality. Can export to many different formats

Cons

I can't think of any cons.

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3 stars

"Easy to start, stop, and name a recording."

September 18, 2010  |  By JJim-Myers

 |  Version: ScreenFlow 2.1.3

Pros

Easy to start, stop, and name a recording. Good quality picture and sound using built in audio and streaming video. (I have not recorded anything containing music, or from any source other than streaming video.)

Cons

I have no idea how to edit anything with ScreenFlow.

Summary

When using the fast forward and fast reverse features, it jumps to the beginning or end of the session. Clicking on the time bar above the sound display works, but occasionally freezes the visual. Also, when using the fast forward and fast reverse features, it jumped to the beginning or end of the session. Clicking on the time bar works, but occasionally freezes the visual. The audio does not appear to be affected when the video freezes.
A users manual would be very helpful.
Also, when I tried to purchase the product, I had to use a free version first. The next day, the free version evaporated. I went back to the home page again, and had to use a free version again, and finally found a link that allowed me to purchase the full version. The link was not easy to find, and was not obvious. (You know, some people, and I am one of them, would just prefer to have the choice of buying the program immediately, or trying a free version first.) Given that choice the first time I visited the site, I would have bought it first, then tried it out.
I don't like being made to jump through so many hoops in order to buy something I want. (This product was referred to me by an online marketer not associated with Apple. That is why I would have purchased it on the first visit.)
Despite the problems I had just trying to give money to the vendor of this product, I do like it and have used it several times. However, I cannot express how much I would like to have access to a users manual.

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1 stars

"ScreenFlow 2.0.2 Is Very Hard To Use"

March 08, 2010  |  By fun1socal

 |  Version: ScreenFlow 2.0.2

Pros

At first glance, the software interface looks good.

Cons

Editing and saving the video in this software is NOT user friendly.

Summary

First off, the command for stopping the recording (arrow up, 2, command) does NOT stop the recording. Prepare to fill up your hard drive with useless video if you're not careful. You have to quit the program and reopen it, then it will ask you to stop the recording. Simply editing/deleting the end of a video is impossible to figure out! I've spent over an hour and haven't figured it out yet. $99.99??? I wouldn't pay 10 cents for this software.

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 4.0.3
  • Fixed WMV not loading correctly in the 32 - bit application
  • Fixed VGA out to Monitor not able to record Mirrored mode
  • Fixed mouse image being multiplied when recording Java
  • Fi xed location of export menu under specific circumstances
  • Fixed inability to export to Windows Media using the Mac App Store version of ScreenFlow
  • Added missing tooltips
  • Fixed issue when changing font size removed bold and italics
  • Fixed the inability to s elect the caption track of a nested clip
  • Fixed issue resulting in missing media when moving recording to new document before saving
  • Fixed stereo waveforms displaying as mono when Show Waveforms is toggled
  • Added upgrade warning message when saving 3.x - crea ted documents in 4.0.x
  • Disabled speed change user interface on nested clips
  • Fixed bug where splitting a clip removed transition
  • Fixed displaced shadow when using starting and ending transitions
  • Duration window now stays on timeline at right side of proje ct
  • Fixed ghosting around callouts on export to AppleTV
  • Changed to new webstore link for in - app purchases
  • Canvas color now reverts after Cancel
  • Changed Remove Background Noise range to be 5 - 100
  • Updated localizations
  • Made various minor corrections to doc umentation and HELP links
  • Fixed issue causing color changes when using cursor callout
  • Fixed issue causing timeline magnification to stop responding in certain situations
  • Cursor is now only visible if the cursor hotspot is visible
  • Fixed issue causing a Ru ntime error upon opening certain documents
General
Publisher Telestream
Publisher web site http://www.telestream.net
Release Date March 05, 2013
Date Added March 05, 2013
Version 4.0.3
Category
Category Video Software
Subcategory Video Editing Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Macintosh, Mac OS X 10.7, Mac OS X 10.8, Mac OS X 10.6
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 42.26MB
File Name ScreenFlow-5.0.1.dmg
Popularity
Total Downloads 91,221
Downloads Last Week 341
Pricing
License Model Purchase
Limitations In trial mode, your exported QuickTime movies will be watermarked but the application will be fully functional.
Price $99

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