Getting started with ilos is simple. First of all you will log in and download the recorder:

Step 1: Download and install the ilos Screen Recorder

When you create and log into your ilos account, you will see a prompt in the middle of the screen to 'Download Application'

If you need to re-download, you can do so by logging in to your account and visiting

Step 2: Record your first video

  1. Click the red Record button from the top of the ilos app. This will launch the recorder.
  2. Select your dimensions by clicking and dragging in the corners, or go into full screen mode.
  3. Record a video of your screen, webcam, or both.
  4. Click the Checkmark button when completed.
  5. Title your video.
  6. Click the Checkmark button again to go to your video.

For a more in-depth understanding of the screen recorder, visit Using the ilos Recorder.

Step 3: Edit your video

Make use of the ilos editing features to make your video flawless.

  1. Click the scissor icon from the bottom right of the video player. This will open the editor.
  2. Select Edit type: Trim, Blur, or Music.
  3. Add edits to the playbar.
  4. Apply the changes.

Trimming: cut out sections of the video where you made a mistake.

Blurring: hide sensitive information that made its way into your video.

Captions: receive captioning within 24 hours with the click of a button (Enterprise plans).

Comments and Chapters: Engage your learners by allowing interactive commenting. Break up your video into sections with chapter topics throughout the video.

Step 4: Share your video

Since we host your videos for you, sharing and embedding is as easy as copying/pasting the link and sending it off.

  1. Click the share icon from the bottom right of the video player. This will open the share options.
  2. Copy the link or embed code with CRTL/CMD + C
  3. Click on the globe icon to check permissions. Choose the appropriate permissions for your audience.
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