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About Kaltura Capture
Kaltura Capture is a presentation and production tool that allows users to record any combination of their screen, voice, and webcam. Capture is a standalone application, which means it can be used even without an internet connection. All recorded presentations can be easily uploaded to your My Media library in myLesley with just one click.
Download and Launch Kaltura Capture
From within myLesley, go to your Kaltura My Media. You may access your My Media from the myLesley Home tab.
Click the Add New button on the top right side of the page. this will bring up a menu. Select Kaltura Capture.
The launch page will load.
If you have downloaded Kaltura Capture before, you may see a message asking you to launch the tool or it may launch automatically. This may vary, depending on your browser and settings.
If you have not downloaded the tool, select whether to download for Windows or Mac.
Follow on-screen instructions to download and install the tool.
Using Kaltura Capture
Select Your Recording Options
Once you launch Kaltura Capture, the record options will appear. By default, Kaltura Capture will record your webcam, screen, and microphone. You can toggle each of these options on and off by clicking on them.
If your device supports multiple webcams, screens, or microphones, you will be able to select which one to use by clicking on the chevron next to each icon. For example, if you are using an external microphone (ex a headset), click on the chevron next to the microphone icon. This will open a menu. Select your preferred microphone.
The following instructions will guide you through creating different types of recordings:
- Recording Camera and Screen
- Create a Webcam Recording
- Recording Two Cameras
- Recording Your Screen
- Recording Two Screens
- Recording a Presentation (PowerPoint)
- Recording Audio Only
Recording with Kaltura Capture
Once you have toggled your recording options on/off and selected your preferred microphone/display/camera, click the Start Recording button to record.
You will see a five second countdown and then your recording will start.
A Recording Menu will appear on the bottom of your screen. Use this menu to Stop, Pause, or Cancel your recording.
- Stop Recording (square): Press to stop the recording. You will be prompted to confirm if you want to end your recording.
- Pause/Resume Recording (circle): Press to pause or resume the recording. You can pause or resume your recording at any time.
- Cancel Recording (x): Press to cancel the recording. You will be prompted to confirm that you want to cancel and delete your recording.
Annotate Your Recording
While recording, you may click the Pencil icon to open the Annotations options.
Please note that annotations are available if you are recording your screen. Annotations are disabled if you are only recording webcam or audio.
Available annotations include:
| Icon|| Action|
|Pencil Draw||Use to draw freely on your screen.|
Change Pencil Color
Return to Cursor
|Arrow||Use to draw an arrow to point out a specific element on your screen.|
Change Arrow Color
Return to Cursor
|Text Box||Use to add text anywhere on your screen.|
Change size and color.
Text maximum ~ 500 chars)
Empty text box
Create multiple text boxes
|Select||Select an area on the screen.|
|Trash||Clear the annotation actions.|
When you have finished annotating, click the Pencil icon to return to the cursor mode.
Save and Upload
Once you have finished recording, click the Stop button.
You will be asked to confirm that you want to stop the recording. Click Yes, Stop it.
You will then be brought to the Entry Page.
Enter the Title of the recording as well as (optional) Description and Tags. You may also preview your recording before you upload by clicking the Play icon below your video.
Once you have finished, click Save & Upload at the bottom of the page. Your recording will upload to your Kaltura My Media.
Once you have uploaded your video to your My Media, you may edit and trim your video. See Managing Your Kaltura Media (My Media) for more information.