How to screen record ppt presentation without recording floating toobar or lossing it

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Can you someone recommend a tutorial that will show me exactly the best way to use Snagit to screen record Powerpoint slides in presentation mode that will allow me to click at the same time the different animations I have on the slides, while at the same time not showing the floating tool bar in the final video, but allowing me to see it while I record. Thanks
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I have no experience with PowerPoint so sorry I can't help, I just do a lot of raw screen videos--no editing.
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First, you likely want to configure PPT to not display the toolbar. I believe this is referred to as "Kiosk" mode.

Click here to see an article describing how to do that

Then start the SnagIt video recorder and once recording, launch PPT and put it in slideshow mode. 

Then use the Keyboard to navigate the PPT. I believe the spacebar and the arrow keys allow you to trigger animations and advance slides.

When finished, you would then just trim off the parts you don't want to see.

Cheers... Rick :)
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What version of PowerPoint do you use? Office 365?

Why do you need to see the toolbar?




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https://feedback.techsmith.com/techsmith/topics/how-to-screen-record-ppt-presentation-without-recording-floating-toobar-or-lossing-it Hi there, thanks for the feedback. I eventually figured out what I needed to do. My difficulty was in being able to record while using PowerPoint in slideshow mode, rather than recording in the slide design mode. I just could not get Snagit main navigation to stay on top, so that I can even start screen recording. This was essential to me bc all my slides have considerable navigation and hyperlinks that need to be accessed while I'm recording. Any tutorials I had found showed using Snagit to capture the main window and then pausing to recording to do the next slide. This doesn't work if you have animation in your slides.  

Here is what I did. I configured easier hotkeys to use from Capture preferences option (under File): 
ALT-T (To Toggle the Snagit Main window back on top once after launching the slide show), ALT-R to Record (start or pause), and ALT-S (to Stop recording).  This made things so much easier to control the screen recording, especially when the floating toolbar that appears in screen recording mode would disppear (for instance, when projecting a video hyperlinked in your powerpoint video). Hence, using the hotkeys enabled me to record in slideshow mode. I honestly did not find any suggestions anywhere to do this, and so if someone else is trying to find solutions to this, hope this helps. I am using PowerPoint 2019. Doing it this way will also allow you to record the entire screen without having to cut out areas. 

The attached photo is what I mean by floating screen recording toolbar.  Please note however, if you move the tool bar (which you can only do by moving it by grabbing it where the counter/clock is located), this floating toolbar may end up in your video if it stays after starting to record again. You can minimize to only the "pause" button using the hotkeys you will have configured.


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I'm guessing exif data made the image rotate 90 degrees.

Here it is rotated properly.