Zight Screen Recorder in Lucidchart, Lucidspark, and Lucidscale

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Experience the perfect blend of clarity and efficiency with Zight Screen Recorder integrated seamlessly into Lucidchart, Lucidspark, and Lucidscale. By combining the power of Zight with these dynamic platforms, teams can elevate their visual work to new heights. Embed or play video recordings directly within your Lucidchart documents, Lucidspark boards, or Lucidscale models, ensuring your message, tone, and direction are captured with precision. Say goodbye to lengthy emails and unnecessary meetings—Zight empowers you to convey your ideas effectively, all within your Lucid content. Let's dive in and discover how to unlock the full potential of video recording in Lucid!

Record video with Zight

Start recording

You can record a video from a Lucidchart document, Lucidspark board, orLucidscale model. To do so, follow these steps from the workspace of your choice:

  1. Selectloom_icon.PNG, the video icon, in the upper-right corner of the canvas.
    • If this is the first time you have recorded a video, read and agree to the Terms and Conditions before clicking Get Started. Then, follow the prompts to allow access to your device’s microphone and camera. You will only need to do this once.
  2. Select Zight 
  3. In the window that appears, set the “Video settings” and “Recording settings” using the respective drop-down menus.
    • Click More options to access options like Video quality.
  4. Select Record screen.
  5. Choose what to record. You can select the entire screen, a specific window, or a Chrome tab.
  6. Click Share to start recording. A countdown will appear which indicates when the recording will  start.

Once you begin recording, your image will appear in the lower-left corner of your screen alongside a control panel. You can re-position where your image appears in the recording by clicking and dragging it to a new area of the screen.

Manage recording

You can use the control panel found in the bottom-left corner of the workspace to manage your recording.

Hover over the blinking red video icon to see the full control panel. red_video_icon.PNG

From the control panel, you can  cloudapp_control_panel.PNG

  • End the recording
  • Pause the recording
  • Restart the recording
  • Delete the recording

After you finish recording, a window will appear where you can:

  • review_recording.png review the recording.
  • volume_icon.PNG adjust the volume of the video preview.
  • full_screen.PNG enter full screen for video preview.


Select Save to insert your video into your Lucid diagram. It will appear as a shape on your canvas. 

Manage video in Lucid

Once you have inserted the video, you can:

  • Play the video by clicking the play icon.
  • Reposition the video by clicking and dragging.
  • Resize the video shape by clicking and dragging from a side or edge of the shape.


The video icon is grayed out and I cannot select it. Why?

Please ensure you are using an up-to-date and compatible browser. Recording video in Lucidchart, Lucidspark, or Lucidscale with Zight is compatible with Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, and Brave.

I am unable to select Zight on Firefox. Why?

Zight is not supported on Firefox. You will need to use a different browser that is compatible with Zight.

Do I need to enable third-party cookies to record a video in Lucidchart, Lucidspark, or Lucidscale?

Yes. Zight requires that third-party cookies be enabled. You can read more about Zight’s privacy policy here.

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