ScreenFlow 1.5.1 for Mac User Reviews
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"This is very annoying."
Version: ScreenFlow 3.0.6
It worked at first.
It didn't work after a few recordings, it just wouldn't let me record.
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.
"Easy to use, great video enhancement capabilities"
Version: ScreenFlow 2.1.10
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.
A little pricey. If you are making videos as helpful favors to other people, it may be hard to justify the cost.
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.
Version: ScreenFlow 2.1.8
Nice interface and good french localization.
Good possibility of editing, including image cropping and adding text.
Several export formats.
Nothing to report at this time.
Easy to use, without even having read the manual yet.
This is a preliminary view that the experience could justify.
"Great for mini lessons that must be repeated."
Version: ScreenFlow 2.1.4
Amazed at the clarity of my brief presentations.
The time it took to come out with such an amazing product.
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.
"I really like this software"
Version: ScreenFlow 2.1.3
Captures screen actions with hi quality. Can export to many different formats
I can't think of any cons.
"Easy to start, stop, and name a recording."
Version: ScreenFlow 2.1.3
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.)
I have no idea how to edit anything with ScreenFlow.
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.
"ScreenFlow 2.0.2 Is Very Hard To Use"
Version: ScreenFlow 2.0.2
At first glance, the software interface looks good.
Editing and saving the video in this software is NOT user friendly.
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.
"Works fine for me"
Version: ScreenFlow 2.0
This review was originally posted on VersionTracker.com.
after i have been searching for a mac alternative to adobes captivate for ages i finally found screenflow.
well, its not like captivate and its way far from being like captivate, but for me it works well.
it does not work as perfect as captivate, but it works on my mac. captivate is still not available for mac. :-)
well, after recording i have to reedit the video, but thats fine for me.
i can highly recommend screen flow.
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"Complete waste of time"
Version: ScreenFlow 1.5.2
Could not find any.
The "No Limitations" trail is watermarked and completely useless.
Trial is completely useless. If demo output is watermarked then this is a limitation. Please indicate so. I will by purchasing some sort of screencast software. It will not be Telestream's ScreenFlow. Save yourself the time and move on to another product.
Version: ScreenFlow 1.5.1
This review was originally posted on VersionTracker.com.
The only mistake the previous commenter made was understating the lousiness of ScreenFlow support. ScreenFlow support, upgrades, etc are all absolutely r-i-d-i-c-u-l-o-u-s. I continually get the same error as the previous commenter which goes way beyond the classification of "bug". This so called "error" renders the entire application completely useless! And then to waste what minimal support advice they offer to simply "pass the buck" off on a handful of other applications you might be running is pathetic.
During the advent of ScreenFlow, potential was it's most rousing asset. Since then ScreenFlow hasn't made any compelling advancements at all.
Add it all up and it's easy to see that ScreenFlow is a total bust. Save your time and money and check out worthy alternatives with better support and less arrogance to think that users are going to overhaul their systems just to be able to run ScreenBlow.
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