Trying to describe something with words or with text isn't always the most efficient way to share your ideas, knowledge or instructions. With the Covideo Chrome extension, this is easy! The Covideo Chrome extension allows you to show and tell, not just talk or type. That way there is no confusion. You've also got three options for recording with the Covideo Chrome extension. Its your lucky day! 

1. Screen

The screen option allows you to record what you have on your computers screen. Here's how:

  1. Select the "Screen" option.
  2. Click "Record".
  3. Select if you would like to record either the entire screen, an application window, or a single Chrome tab.
  4. Click "Share".
  5. You will get a 3-2-1 countdown.
  6. Your screen is now recording.
  7. When finished, click "Stop Sharing" at the bottom of your screen. If you pressed "Hide" you may have to bring up that hidden Chrome window from the bottom of your screen.
  8. A new tab in Chrome will open giving you the option to "Delete" or "Upload" your video to your account.
  9. Uploading the video will begin the upload process. Once its done uploading, your video will be available to email through the Covideo system from your account or share through your own!

2. Camera

The camera option allows you to record yourself and uses your web-cam. It is similar to our we-based recorder in your online account. Here's how:

  1. Select the "Camera" option.
  2. Click "Record".
  3. Your webcam will turn on and open up in a new tab in Chrome
  4. Click the red play button to start your recording.
  5. You will get a 3-2-1 countdown.
  6. You are now recording.
  7. Click the pause button to pause and resume or click the stop button when you are finished. 
  8. A new tab in Chrome will open giving you the option to "Delete" or "Upload" your video to your account. 
  9. Uploading the video will begin the upload process. Once its done uploading, your video will be available to email through the Covideo system or share through your own!

3. Both

Here you get the best of both worlds. The "Both" option allows you to record both of the options above...at the same time! Here's how: 

  1. Select the "Both" option.
  2. Click "Record".
  3. Your webcam will turn on and as you to select the screen (if you have multiple) that you would like to record.
  4. Click "Share".
  5. You will get a 3-2-1 countdown.
  6. Your screen is now recording. You have the ability to move around your picture and even minimize the Chrome browser if you would like.
  7. When finished, click "Stop Sharing" at the bottom of your screen. If you pressed "Hide" you may have to bring up that hidden Chrome window from the bottom of your screen.
  8. A new tab in Chrome will open giving you the option to "Delete" or "Upload" your video to your account.
  9. Uploading the video will begin the upload process. Once its done uploading, your video will be available to email through the Covideo system from your account or share through your own!

Happy recording! 

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