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How to Record and Share a Pencast (Updated – Windows + Mac)

This updated version of a previous post includes new videos for both Windows and Mac.

Windows and Mac users:
Part 1 of 2: Creating pencast using Livescribe Echo smartpen and Flip Notepad
If YouTube is blocked then try this link: http://screencast.com/t/0Y2Hof4uyPeB (opens in new window/tab)

Part 2 of 2: For Windows users: Sharing Pencast Online & Viewing it
Video also shows how to hide the previewing of ink
If YouTube is blocked then try this link: http://screencast.com/t/jG4qAxhY08 (opens in new window/tab)

Step by Step Instructions (for Windows)

  1. Turn on smartpen
  2. Write problem with smartpen on dot paper
  3. Tap Record button on bottom of page
  4. Solve problem with writing and voice explanation
  5. Tap Stop button
  6. Dock smartpen to sync with Livescribe Desktop
  7. Find page with pencast (look for black – static ink and green – dynamic ink)
  8. In Pages View, click a page’s active ink to activate a session. This action will open the Session tab and will start the session playback in the Central Viewing Pane.
  9. Click the Share button, then Session …, then with Online Community (Upload) …
  10. Name your pencast, click Share button.
  11. You should receive a notice that your pencast has uploaded successfully
  12. Click Livescribe Online button
  13. Click the “Make this file public” link on the left
  14. Click “Get a link to this file” or “Embed this file”
  15. Copy link or embed code to clipboard (you’ll have to select it and then press Ctrl-C on keyboard for Windows)
  16. Paste link into blog, wiki, web page, or email

Part 2 of 2: For Mac users: Sharing Pencast Online

Link to video on Screencast.com: http://www.screencast.com/t/G9d4PXgr (opens in new window/tab)