Screenflow 5 Tutorial – How to change the canvas background colour

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This weeks Screenflow 5 Tutorial video tip is all about how to change the canvas background colour. In screenflow the default canvas colour id normally black, this is not a major problem because most people do not intend to move their footage around the canvas area.


If you did want to move the footage though you would see the black canvas colour. Now for some projects, the default is not appropreiate and would require i different colour to suit that particular project. So this is where knowing how to change the default canvas colour.

I show you in under 5 minutes how to do just that.


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Want to find out how to change it? even change it to the colour that you want? I’ll show you In the step by step video below.

screenflow 5 tutorial hoe to change the canvas background colour

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