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Documentation videos

Make documentation videos optimized for you platform of choice. Embed subtitles, emojis, stickers. Add text, audio and images easily and quickly.

CloudStudio is an online video editor which makes creating documentation videos easy and quick.

Create documentation videos

Follow the simple steps to create documentation videos.

1. Start a project and choose the canvas aspect

screenshot of cloudstudio showing the start new project button You have to pick the video canvas aspect depending on the platfrom you are going to share the video on. If you audience is expected to watch the video on desktop then pick horizontal aspect (16:9), otherwise pick vertical aspect (9:16) for mobile viewers.

2. Upload your clips and/or add stock assets

screenshot of cloudstudio showing the upload files button If you have your own audio, video and/or images, then upload them to CloudStudio. You can also use assets from our large collection of stock assets. Add stock assets to the project if you would like from the left bar.

3. Edit your video

Edit your video to give the documentation information. You can add text to the video and also add subtitles. You can also add animations, there are many presets available. CloudStudio has full support for keyframes based animations.

4. Export the video

screenshot of cloudstudio showing the export video button Once you are done with the editing press the “Export video” button on the right top. If you added subtitles and want the subtitles to be burned on to the video frames the select the “Burn subtitles on video” slider. You can also not burn the subtitles on the video, and download them as a SRT file to upload yourself on video sharing websites if you wish so.

Make a documentation video

Frequently asked questions

How can I make documentation video on CloudStudio?

You can easily and quickly create high quality documentation videos in CloudStudio. Either upload your own videos, audio and images, or use the large collection of stock assets. Edit the video in the timeline till you are satisfied and then hit export. Once done you can download it and put it on your channel.

Can I make both vertical and square videos?

Yes you can! CloudStudio has preset canvas sizes which are appropriate for different viewing platforms, e.g. horizontal 16:9, vertical 9:16, square 1:1 or rectangular 4:5 or 5:4 aspects. You can pick the one you like for your project.

Can I add subtitles to my videos?

Yes you can! See our Adding subtitles for more information.

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All assets are automatically synced with our servers, so your work is always saved. You can refresh anytime if you get cut off or log in from a different computer at a different location. And if you loose them locally, you can always download them from the cloud.

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Edit in the browser, export on the cloud! The heavy computations of processing video files happens on our powerful cloud servers, so you and your computer can relax, while your final video gets ready. Small videos process quickly, and get an email when big videos are done.

Download or share links

You can download the final videos in various formats to use as standalone files, or you can share a link from CloudStudio and send via email or messaging. the recipient would direcly stream from our servers, without you or them needing to download large files.

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