Voice Only Recording

  1. Plug in the microphone you will be using (if you are not using a microphone built into your computer) before you open CaptureSpace.
  2. Open Kaltura CaptureSpace from your Start Menu or desktop icon. 

Kaltura CaptureSpace desktop icon

Note: Refer to the Getting Started guide for instructions on how to install the required software on your computer. 

Recording settings

  1. Click on the Settings tab.

Settings tab.

  1. Select the required microphone from the Select a Microphone drop down list.
  2. Check the sound is being received (the green scale should move when you talk into the microphone).

Select the required microphone

Tip: If you are not sure which microphone to select, trial the different options until you select one that works. If you are using audio from a webcam you will need to select the webcam.

Tip: If your microphone is not shown in the list, close the program, replug in your microphone and restart the program. 

  1. To start recording, return to the Record tab then click on the Voice button.

Record tab then click on the Voice button

  1. Your recording will automatically start after countdown of 5 seconds.  You can stop the recorder from starting by pressing the cancel button.

Your recording will automatically start after countdown of 5 seconds

  1. As you record you can view the timer counting on screen. If it is not counting ensure that you are not paused.You can pause/resume the recording if required at any point by pressing the pause button. You can cancel the recording by pressing the cancel button.

View the timer counting on screen. Click pause/ resume, done or cancel.

  1. Click on the Done button to stop your recording. The recording will automatically save and a preview of the recording will appear.

a preview of the recording will appear

  1. You can edit the recording by trimming or chopping. Refer to the Editing guide. If you are happy with your recording click Done.

edit the recording by trimming or chopping

  1. Enter a meaningful Title, and/ or description and tags for your recording then press Upload to upload the file to My Media in Blackboard or press Save to save the file without uploading.
  2. Enter a meaningful Title,click  upload or save

    Tip:  Choose to save the file if you want to come back and edit it later, or make another recording and decide which you prefer. If you choose to Upload you can still edit your video through the My Media interface in Blackboard.