Webcam Recording

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

manage option

  1. In the main interface, click the microphone icon to make it blue and enabled. Click on the down-arrow near the icon then select the appropriate microphone.

microphone icon and list of available microphones

  1. Select the appropriate webcam by clicking on the down-arrow and then the required webcam. The preview will appear to assist in selecting the webcam required for recording.

Note: If you only have one webcam, it will automatically be selected.

Note: Click on the other webcam or screen icon to turn it grey and disabled.

webcam selection

  1. Click on the Red recording button to begin recording.

Note: It will start recording after 3 seconds and can be cancelled by pressing cancel.

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.

stop button and confirmation

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

white stop button and confirmation

  1. The recording entry will appear. To make edits, you must edit the recording via My Media after uploading. Refer to the Editing guide for more information.
  2. Enter a meaningful title, and/or description and tags for your recording then click Save & Upload to upload it My Media in Blackboard.

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