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How to create and send/share videos from Hippo Video?

Hippo Video lets you create and send videos in just a few steps. You can always use the Hippo Video chrome extension, which makes it super easy to create and send video emails.


  • Hippo Video Chrome extension.

  • Hippo Video account.

To install the Hippo Video chrome extension:

  1. Go to the Chrome Web Store.

  2. Search for Hippo Video under Extensions in the search bar on the left. 

  3. You’ll see Hippo Video: Video and Screen Recorder listed on the right. Click Add to Chrome to install the Hippo Video Chrome extension.

  4. Click on “Add extension” in the pop-up box. Now that the installation process is complete, you can start using it.

  5. In order to make the Hippo Video icon appear on your browser, click on the Extensions icon and then pin it.

  1. You’ll notice the Hippo Video icon is added to your browser.

  1. Click on Sign In, if you have an existing account, or click on Sign Up, to create a new account.

  2. Once you sign up with your details, you're all set to record videos from the extension or homepage. To begin, allow permission for Hippo Video to record using audio and webcam.

Do you know how to create and share videos quickly?

  1. Click on the Hippo Video Chrome Extension icon on top (browser). By default, the Screen RecordWebcam, and Mic are enabled.

  2. Choose the options according to your preference and hit Record.

  1. Once you finish the recording you’ll be redirected to the preview page. Here, you’ll find the options to share your recordings by clicking on the Copy Link, Send Mail, and Share/Embed Code.

  2. Choose the options accordingly. 

  1. Click on the Copy Link button. Here, enter your prospect’s email address and first name to track the video.

  2. Select the appropriate options from the Copy Link With Thumbnail pop-up.

  1. Then, paste it into your preferred platform. Here, for example, paste the link into the Gmail compose box and hit Send.

  1. Or click on the Send Mail button.

  2. You will see the recorded video in the email body.

  3. Enter your prospect’s email address, a catchy subject line, email message, & insert merge fields, and hit Send immediately.

  1. Your video email will be sent successfully

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