Students, faculty, and staff can use Kaltura Capture software to create recordings from their desktop.

Installing, Recording, and Using Kaltura Capture

To begin, 

  1. Log in to HuskyCT.
  2. Click on Tools in the left hand menu.
  3. Click on My Media. Alternatively, you can:
    1. Go to the Kaltura website
    2. Click on Guest to log in.
  4. Click on Add New.
  5. Click on Kaltura Capture. 
  6. If this is your first time using Kaltura Capture, you will be prompted to install it.  When prompted to do so, select your operating system.  Otherwise, the application should start automatically.
  7. Select the source(s) you would like to record. You can record up to two sources, such as two desktops, or one desktop and a web camera.
    Screenshot of Kaltura capture buttons.
    In the image below, the second source (the camera) has been turned off.
    Screenshot of Kaltura Capture options bar.
  8. Click the Record button (you can press Control+Shift+R on Windows or press Command+Shift+R on a Mac).  You will see a 5 second count-down and then your recording will start. When the recording begins, the duration of your recording will display in the Recording Menu. The Recording Menu will be recorded, unless you minimize it.
  9. To stop recording press the Stop button (white square).
    1. Alternatively, you can press Control+Shift+S on Windows or press Command+Shift+S on a Mac to stop recording. You will be prompted with a confirmation box.
      Stop recording confirmation box.
    2. Click the pause/resume recording button (red circle) to pause or resume your recording at any time.
      Pause recording option.
    3. Press the cancel recording button (grey x) to discard the recording. You will be prompted with a confirmation box.
      Cancel recording confirmation box.
      1. Alternatively, you can press Control+Shift+C on Windows or Command+Shift+C on a Mac to discard the recording. 
  10. After you stop your recording you will be directed to the entry page. Enter the Title of Recording, Description, and Tags.
  11.  Click Save & Upload.
    Kaltura Capture entry page.

Your Recording is now available in My Media.