ActivePresenter 8
All-in-One Screen Recorder, Video Editor & eLearning Authoring Software

ActivePresenter Features

Screen Recording

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Smart Capture

Capture screen when mouse clicked or key pressed. Each action is captured as a slide which explains in detail what the viewer should follow to master the lesson.

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Full Motion Recording

Record screen as a full-motion video and embed it in a slide for further editing with annotations, voice-over, zoom-n-pan, closed captions, and animation effects.

Webcam Recording

Record screen and webcam at the same time or record webcam videos separately, all depending on your need.

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Microphone & Speakers Recording

Record system audio and audio from microphone simultaneously while recording screen. Recording voice-overs and narration separately is also available.

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Smart Annotation

Automatically generate the description from the action and target application and insert into slide properly. Make contents almost ready to publish for a quick tutorial.

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Lossless Quality

Record with the lossless video codec to ensure the highest quality (100%) in the overall editing process. H.264 lossy codec is also available.

Advanced Editing for Audio/Video & Rich Annotations

User Interface: Dark Mode [New]

Choose either the light theme or the dark theme to customize your look and feel.

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Audio & Video Editing

Edit audio and video without quality loss. Supported operations include cut, delete, crop, split, join, blur, change playback speed, change volume, and insert freeze-frame.

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Style (Color & Effect)

Make polished and high-quality screencast videos and training simulations with various line/fill/text styles and shadow effects.

Bullet and Numbering Styles [Enhanced]

More new bullet and numbering style options are ready for your choice.

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Shapes & Freeform

Choose from dozens of shapes. Draw custom vector shapes and paths using the freeform Shape and Scribble tools.

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Spotlight

Draw viewer attention to a specific region with Spotlight. It is possible to apply shape and style to a Spotlight.

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Image Editing

Built-in image editor with transparency support allows modifying any image quickly and easily.

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Transitions & Animations

Attract viewers/learners by applying effects to slides and objects. A wide variety of stunning transition and animation effects are available.

 

Text Animations [New]

Create various fun animations for text by its words or letters for all objects containing text.

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Cursor Path

Emulate the cursor movement with flexible cursor path. Add more visual to cursor path with highlight and click sound.

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Blur

Hide sensitive information in videos or images by blurring moving and static (non-moving) objects.

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Zoom-n-Pan

Guide the viewer to different parts of the screen by using Zoom-n-Pan. This makes a smoother transition when changing focused area.

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Multiple Media Layers

Insert multiple videos, audios into a slide.

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Closed Caption

Add closed captions to provide more information, make audio transcriptions, and support the deaf or hard-of-hearing audience.

Multiple Languages for Closed Caption [New]

Add different languages for your closed captions, making your content more accessible to everyone.

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Text To Speech

Convert text in any shape/object or closed caption to speech using system Text To Speech engines. Add more voices to make attractive tutorials.

Object Templates

Create object templates from objects and object groups to reuse them within a project or across different projects.

 

Object Size and Position Locking Option [New]

Lock the size and position of objects on the Canvas for easy editing.

 

Object Settings View [New]

Allow customizing default styles for several types of objects such as Cursor Path, Shapes, Questions, and more.

Slide Templates

Save existing projects as slide templates to reuse them later as the basis for other projects.

Object Grouping

Group objects on a slide into one single object to move, resize, rotate or change their other properties simultaneously.

 

Conditional Actions & Advanced Interactions

Create complex event-based interactions from one or multiple conditions. Add greater interactivity for your advanced interactions or eLearning games.

Advanced Audio Effects: Fade In/Out, Noise Reduction, Audio Normalization

Apply advanced audio effects to fade audio in and out, remove background noise, and keep the sound level consistent between slides.

Green Screen Effect for Video

Integrate live-action footage to enhance video presentations by layering two images/videos together based on chroma range.

Responsive Design

Design fully-responsive, mobile-ready eLearning contents. Easily convert regular projects to responsive ones.

 

Flex Box [New]

Automatically align and distribute space for a group of objects. Allow managing layout and spacing consistently and efficiently, especially in a responsive project.

Variables

Add extra functionality with variables. Use variables to label and store information to be referenced and used throughout the project.

Multiple States for Objects

Convert any object into a multi-state object. Develop interactive contents easily without using multiple objects or “hide and show” technique.

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Spell Checker

Ensure the quality of content by using spell checking feature. It is very necessary when working with text.

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Quizzes [Enhanced]

Create virtually any kind of assessments or surveys using eleven different types of questions available within the app.

 

Fill-in-Blanks Question [New]

Convert any available word/phrase in a sentence or paragraph into blank text boxes, and requiring learners to fill in.

 

Hotspot Question [New]

As an image-based question. Allow setting the points in an image as correct answers, then requiring learners to identify.

Import Questions from Files [New]

Import format-compatible questions from GIFT and CSV files. It’s very useful when you need to add a large number of questions to your project at once.

 

Embed HTML Packages [New]

Allow embedding HTML resources into your courses without any active URL or a line of code.

 

 

Import PowerPoint Presentations [Enhanced]

Import PowerPoint slides directly even if you do not have Microsoft PowerPoint installed on your system.

Show-in-Mode Property for Slide [New]

Choose operation modes for a slide to decide which mode the slide will appear in the output.

Web Fonts for HTML5

Use any font to create elegant contents which are consistent on any device.

 

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Interactivity

The flexible event-action mechanism with rich event and action types allow defining different learning scenarios based on viewers’ responses at each step.

Multiple Timelines

Create multiple timelines for a single slide to contain different animations of the same object. Use actions to play additional timelines to design rich interactions.

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Slide Pool & Randomization

Design professional random quizzes with slide pools & random slides to prevent viewers from remembering and predicting answers.

Themes & Templates

Use well-designed themes and templates to quickly create a new project.

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Protection

Protect the project in the shared environment with a secure password.

Table of Contents for HTML5

Give your audience an overview of the project and quick navigation by including a table of contents.

HTML5 Preview

Preview interactive contents in browser with a single click.

Course Review

Allow users to enter the review mode from the report slide to review their answers after completion.

Feedback Master

Offer a consistent look and feel across feedback layers throughout your course. Design each feedback layer with text, images, videos, and more.

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Backup

Prevent data loss when a power failure or a system crash occurs with backup capabilities.

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Configurable Hotkeys

Some target applications have already registered the common hotkeys. In that case, configurable hotkeys are vital to make a complete recording session.

Icons

Add visuals to your presentation using dozens of non-pixelated icons.

Advanced Action

Streamline the interaction-making process by combining multiple conditional actions into a single advanced action that can be reused effortlessly.

Equation

Write pixel-perfect equations and formulas for presentations or quizzes on math or any science. Copying equations from Microsoft Office is also possible.

Animated Timer

Use visually customizable digital timers and progress bars to count up or down at run time and trigger an action when the time is up.

Multiple Output Formats

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Video

Export contents to popular video formats including MP4, AVI, WMV, WebM, and MKV. Balance between output size and video quality with frame rate and quality options.

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HTML5

Export contents to HTML5 which can run on any modern web browsers and devices (PC, macOS, iOS, Android, Windows Phone, etc.).

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SCORM & xAPI

Support SCORM and xAPI, two most popular eLearning specifications which are widely supported by many Learning Management Systems (LMS).

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HTML5 Player Settings

Thoroughly customize the player with many elegant skins, presets, and handy features.

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Report & Tracking

Even without using LMS, the learner result can be tracked by using HTTP method. The report data is in the well-known formats such as XML, JSON.

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Office Documents (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

Export to most popular document formats. Further editing with Microsoft Office. Custom layout with Microsoft Word.

Publish To YouTube

Export your project as a video and upload it to YouTube directly from ActivePresenter.

Author Video

Integrate presentation slides with a talking head or an explainer video. Give learners full control over viewing the author video or not.

Attach Resources to Project

Attach resources to the course to give learners relevant information, related websites, or a printable copy of the slides.

Customizable Preloader

Customize the preloader that shows when your document preloads resources to your liking.