You made the first step of deciding to create a Tolstoy. That's great! But how do you start?
Whether you're ready to film on the spot or want to upload videos you recorded months ago, there are many different ways to create video content for your Tolstoy!
To start, either go to the Onsite or Offsite section on the left panel of your screen and click New Tolstoy on the top right.
Choose among Stories, Carousel, Widget, TV Page, Hero, or Embed.
For Widget, you may select between Swipeable or Branching.
Choose which page you want your chosen Tolstoy layout to display.
Choose between Swipeable or Branching.
Here, you can select your preferred method for creating video content.
Upload file - Upload a pre-recorded video of any file type directly into the system.
TikTok - Import a TikTok link to the platform.
Instagram - Import an Instagram video to the platform.
Record Video - Record a video on the spot through your computer or phone camera.
Record screen - Record your screen activity to walk users through your website or app.
Video Library - Upload from a selection of videos that have already been uploaded. This will be empty when you're making your first Tolstoy!
Tolstoy Library - Upload from a selection of Tolstoys created by all team members.
Stock videos - Choose from one of our stock videos to find relevant video content that works for you.
Congrats! You're on your way to creating an interactive Tolstoy video that can be shared or published in whichever way you choose. Check out our help articles on Publishing and Sharing Your Tolstoy when you're ready to take that next step.
Have any questions? Feel free to send us a note at firstname.lastname@example.org.