Kaltura: Install and launch Kaltura Capture recording tool

Kaltura is Oregon State University's video platform. Among its features is an enhanced desktop and screen recording product for macOS and Windows computers. It is free to download for all ONID account holders.

Issue/Question

  • How do I install Kaltura Capture?
  • How do I run Kaltura Capture?
  • How do I record my screen/desktop?

Environment

  • Oregon State
    • Kaltura

Resolution

Users who want to perform a webcam recording on their mobile device can simply use the built-in camera software. Windows 10 also has a built-in webcam recorder, the Camera app. Kaltura also provides an in-browser webcam recorder on macOS and Windows. Kaltura Capture is best suited for screen recordings on macOS and Windows.

Installing Kaltura Capture for screen recordings, multiple video inputs, and audio

  1. Visit My Media in either MediaSpace or Canvas
  2. Choose Add New
  3. Choose Recording Tools / Capture
  4. You will be presented with a disclaimer related to Oregon State University's policies; Check the box labeled "I agree to the above terms and conditions" to indicate that you will abide by these policies
  5. Download software for either Windows or MacOS
  6. Execute the downloaded software and follow the prompts to install the software

Launching Kaltura Capture

  1. Visit My Media in either MediaSpace or Canvas
  2. Choose Add New
  3. Choose Recording Tools / Capture
  4. You will be presented with a disclaimer related to Oregon State University's policies
  5. Check the box labeled "I agree to the above terms and conditions" to indicate that you will abide by these policies
  6. If Kaltura Capture was already installed, it should automatically launch

Updating Kaltura Capture

Kaltura Capture should update automatically after being idle for a few minutes. Should it not update automatically, repeat the installation process detailed above. This will replace an older version with the current version.

Recording Screen, Webcam, and/or Audio with Kaltura Capture

Consult this article to learn how to record with Kaltura Capture.

For assistance, contact the IS Service Desk.