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How Do I Choose a TouchCast Theme?

Curious about the first steps of making a TouchCast?  Read this article to learn and also discover the TouchCast themes.

1. Go to the "cast" side of the app to the "new TouchCast" or "Theme Menu," from here you can choose which type of TouchCast to make.  Here is the "Create New" theme.  

Go to the "cast" side of the app to the "new TouchCast" or "Theme Menu," from here you can choose which type of TouchCast to make.  Here is the "Create New" theme.  

The "Create New" theme is essentially a blank canvas.  It allows you to record your video in the app, and then add vApps and other elements.  

2. Video Import Theme

Video Import Theme

"Video Import" allows you to import an external mp4 video file, and then add vApps to your video.  You must have an iPad 4, iPad air, iPad mini current generation or faster to video import.  

3. TubeCast Theme

TubeCast Theme

The "TubeCast" theme, prompts you to choose 2 YouTube video vApps to add to your TouchCast.  It also has a "subscribe" vApp, linking to your chosen YouTube channel.  In addition, there is a "TubeCast" title where you can enter your own text.  

4. DropBox Theme

DropBox Theme

The "Dropbox" vApp prompts you to easily add Dropbox files into your TouchCast.

5. News Studio Theme

News Studio Theme

The "News Studio" theme is our Virtual Studio.  Here you can place yourself in a professional newsroom studio by using the green screen.  

6. InstaCast Theme

InstaCast Theme

The "InstaCast" theme allows you to bring in Instagram photos into your TouchCast.  It also has a "InstaCast" title which will display your Instagram name.

7. News Cast Theme

News Cast Theme

The "News Cast" theme allows you to add a Google news feed, a Twitter feed, and a news ticker on topic of your choice.  It also includes a title with your news topic.  

8. Business Cast Theme

Business Cast Theme

The "Business Cast" theme allows you to add a Google news feed and a Twitter feed on the business topic of your choice.  It also includes a title with your business report topic.

9. SportsCast Theme

SportsCast Theme

The "SportsCast" theme allows to you add a ESPN ticker and a Twitter feed on the sports topic of your choice.  It also includes a title with your sports topic.

10. Here's How Theme

Here's How Theme

The "Here's How" theme allows you to have a web vApp with your topic.  It also includes a title with your "How to" topic.  

11. Review It Theme

Review It Theme

The "Review It" theme allows you to have a web vApp of your topic.  It also includes a title with your review topic.

12. Travel Diary Theme

Travel Diary Theme

The "Travel Diary" theme allows you to have a Google Map of the location of your choice.  It also has a title with your travel location.

13. Once you choose your theme and enter the required information for your theme, you will end up in the authoring tool, and now you are ready to record your TouchCast.

Once you choose your theme and enter the required information for your theme, you will end up in the authoring tool, and now you are ready to record your TouchCast.
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