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Kaltura Capture - Installation

Kaltura Capture is screen and webcam recording software for Windows and OSX. It is a good fit for doing shorter recordings (5-10 min) which don't require much editing. This document describes the system requirements for Kaltura Capture and how to install it.Kaltura Capture is the software that Kaltura replaced CaptureSpace with in June 2019.

    System Requirements

    If you're interested in recording your screen or webcam with Kaltura Capture make sure your machine meets Kaltura Capture's minimum specifications:
     Hardware / Software:
     Operating System:
    Windows 7 - 10 (64 bit) and above
    Mac OSX 10.10 and above
     Memory:  4 GB RAM
     1 GB minimum available (we recommend 10 GB available)
     Processor:  Minimum Intel i5
    Please note that Kaltura Capture does not currently support capturing of system audio (for example capturing the audio from a video you are playing back while screen capturing) in OSX.
    More detailed information on the requirements is available on Kaltura's document Kaltura Capture - Prerequisites and System Requirements. Additional information on installing Kaltura Capture is also available in Kaltura's document Kaltura Capture - Installing and Launching the Application.

    Installing Kaltura Capture

    Installing Kaltura Capture on Windows screencast (2 min, 20 sec)

    Installing Kaltura Capture on Mac OSX screencast (2 min, 28 sec)

    Installing Kaltura Capture step-by-step directions

    You will need administrator rights to install Kaltura Capture. If you don't have admin rights, contact your department's IT professional. If your machine meets the minimum specifications and you have admin rights you can install Kaltura Capture by following these directions:
    1. Launch Chrome or Firefox and go to Kaltura MediaSpace: If you need more information on how to log in to MediaSpace please see Kaltura - How to Log in to Kaltura MediaSpace (UW-Madison) .

    2. Click Add New Kaltura Capture:
      Screen capture showing the MediaSpace "Add New" drop-down menu expanded with the mouse hovering over the "Kaltura Capture" option

    3. A new window will display which says “The Kaltura Capture Desktop Recorder”. Near the bottom text reads “Using Kaltura Capture for the first time?” with links for both the Windows installer and the Mac installer. Click the link for the installer you want to use:
      Screenshot showing "The Kaltura Capture Desktop Recorder" window with text pointing out the links to download the Windows and Mac installers.
    4. Once the installer is downloaded, find the downloaded file.
      • In Windows double click the installer file to launch the installer. Follow the prompts to complete the installation.
      • In OSX drag the Personal Capture icon to the Applications folder of your machine.
        Mac OSX Catalina (10.15) requires additional permissions to run Kaltura Capture successfully. To run Kaltura Capture, change the following settings:
        System Preferences → Security & Privacy → General → (unlock the padlock) → Choose App Store and identified developers(lock the padlock)
        System Preferences → Security & Privacy → Privacy → (unlock the padlock) → Choose CameraCheck KalturaCapture (repeat this process for Microphone and Screen Recording) > (lock the padlock).
    5. Once it is installed you can launch it via two different methods:
      • You can go back to and select Add New Kaltura Capture and it will launch the app, or:
      • You can launch it from your programs or applications menu in Windows or OSX.
    Once you've successfully installed Kaltura Capture please refer to Kaltura Capture - Recording your screen or webcam with Kaltura Capture from Kaltura MediaSpace for more information on using it to record your screen or webcam.

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    Keywords:kaltura, capture, screen, recording, recorder, minimum, specifications, windows, osx   Doc ID:90530
    Owner:Learn@UW Madison .Group:Learn@UW-Madison
    Created:2019-03-21 10:47 CSTUpdated:2019-10-30 09:49 CST
    Sites:DoIT Help Desk, DoIT Tech Store, Learn@UW-Madison, Social Science Computing Cooperative
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