Video Tutorials
  • Getting Started - A short introduction to Screen Monkey taking you through adding and playing a clip. 
  • The Main Window - how to use the main window to add and play clips.
  • Understanding Layers - how to use layers in your show.
  • Live Monitor - how the live monitor works.

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  • Cueing Videos - takes you through adding a video clip and choosing a segment of that clip to be played.
  • Working with Power Point – all you need to know about showing a Power Point presentation. Includes setting the slides to display, changing the transition time and looping the presentation.
  • Cueing DVDs – how to go about playing a DVD and selecting the DVD chapter to play. Also discusses some stumbling blocks to getting your DVD yo play.
  •  Songs – everything from creating the song, changing the display style and showing the song with the music. Also looks at ways to manage your song library and label your lyrics.
  • Advanced Editing – tips on moving, deleting and editing clips.
  • Keyboard Shortcuts – how to setup custom keyboard shortcuts. The differences between local and global shortcuts. How to attach a presenter remote.
  • Custom Layer Profiles – hidden within layer profiles is an enormous amount of capability. This video tries to unlock that capability. We will look at creating a custom profile. Multiple layer profiles and how you might use them. How to mask your screen to any shape.
  • Working with Audio – how to take an audio file and clip it to just play the section you want. Also discusses using the layer master to be a volume control and how to setup you layer profile for audio playback. Finally looks at linking an audio track to video.
  • Saving your Show – how to save your show for the purposes of backup and transferring to another computer. Investigates the pitfalls of transferring a show to another computer as well as repairing a show.
  • Scheduler – takes you through the steps required to schedule a range of clips for display at set times.
  • TV Station Case Study – this case study looks at how to setup and run Screen Monkey for the purposes of a TV station which shows repeats. Some of the features highlighted include Layer Profiles, Text Overlay, Image Overlay and Scheduling.
  • Beyond Spaces – spaces are a convenient way to organise your clips but are you using them to there best ability. This tutorial looks at the different ways you can use Spaces to enhance your show.
  • Linking – linking is an extremely powerful feature of Screen Monkey. We look at how to link clips, the different types of link and a simple way to set the link order.
  • Effect Generation – the effects generator is an easy way to quickly create background animations. We look at how to create your own custom effects and discuss the scripting language.
  • Live Video – how exactly do you setup a camera and use it within Screen Monkey. This tutorial answers that question as well as giving you tips to getting better image quality and performance.
 Getting Started

A short introduction to Screen Monkey taking you through adding and playing a clip.

 The Main Window

How to use the main window to add and play clips.

 Understanding Layers

How to use layers in your show.

 Live Monitor

How the live monitor works.


 Organising Clips

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