How to Create a Beautiful Demo of Your iPhone App
While designing the Secret homepage, I decided I wanted to add live footage of the app in action. What I didn’t know is how much of an endeavor it could be if you don’t know all of the tools and their quirks.
I achieved this demo with a few pieces of software on OS X Mavericks:
- Touchpose to visualize the touches in your iPhone app
- Reflector to capture live output from your iPhone
- iMovie to stitch together the clips and add text and special effects
- QuickTime Pro to export with the right dimensions and codec
Total software cost: $58
1. Capture live output
Reflector is very easy to use. All you need to do is run the software on your computer and connect your iPhone to your MacBook via AirPlay. Reflector will automatically pick up the connection and start streaming your iPhone’s screen onto your MacBook’s display. Simply press Command-R to start recording and again to stop. Voila....
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