Note: If you have an unreliable internet connection, you can alternatively use Express Capture to record voice over PowerPoint. For step-by-step instructions, refer to the Presentations & Lectures (small file size) guide. 

Video Guide

Kaltura Capture - Record PowerPoint Presentation and Webcam (YouTube, 3m 47s)

Note: This video covers Webcam capturing and it is not a compulsory aspect when recording a PowerPoint Presentation. For additional information, refer to the Webcam Recording guide.

Voice-over PowerPoint

  1. Plug in the microphone you will be using (if you are not using a microphone built into your computer) before you open Kaltura Capture.
  2. Click on Manage then the cog icon to check your settings.

Note: Refer to the Recording Options and Settings guide for more details.

cog icon to change settings

  1. Open the PowerPoint Presentation and in Kaltura Capture's main interface, ensure the appropriate screen with the Slide Show is selected from the drop-down menu.

select slide show in main interface

Note: Turn off a screen/webcam by clicking on the icon to grey it out. If recording using more than one input e.g. camera, webcam, screen recording, ensure the icon is in blue. Only two inputs can be recorded at one time.

turn on or off a screen or webcam

  1. To record, click on the Red record button and the 3-second countdown will commence before recording.

Tip: Having the Slide Show on one screen and your notes on another screen will assist in navigating through the PowerPoint.

Tip: Any drawings or highlighting done during the recorded presentation will be retained in the final recording.

red record button

Tip: Clicking on the Red pause button ensures that recordings do not need to be completed in one take. Resume recording by clicking the Red pause button again.

pause button

  1. Stop recording by clicking on the White stop button then Yes, Stop it.

stop button and confirmation

  1. The recording entry will appear. Editing must be done via My Media after uploading.

Note: Refer to the Editing guide for more information.

  1. Enter a meaningful title, and/or description and tags for your recording then click Save & Upload to upload it to your My Media.

Note: Click Save to have the recording in your library in the event you want to make another recording and decide which is preferrable. Click Delete to delete the recording.

recording entry requirements to title, description, tags with save and upload, save and delete options