Creating a Webcam Recording

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  1. From the D2L My Home page, select My Media.
    Select My Media from the D2L My Home page
  2. Select Add New, then select Create Media.
    NOTE: This will launch the Kaltura CaptureSpace Desktop Recorder. Each time you launch the Kaltura CaptureSpace Desktop Recorder, you will return to the download screen; you DO NOT need to re-​download or reinstall the CaptureSpace Desktop Recorder.

    Select Create Media from the Add New menu
  3. On the Kaltura CaptureSpace Desktop Recorder, select WEBCAM.
    NOTE: Selecting Webcam will initialize your camera and begin a 5 second countdown before recording begins.

    Select the Webcam option.
  4. Once the recording begins, you may PAUSE/​RESUME, DONE, or CANCEL the recording using the controls at the bottom of the window.Use the controls to pause/start, finish, or cancel the recording.
  5. Select Done when your recording is complete.
  6. A preview window will load and play back the recording.
    NOTE: Segments of the recording can be removed via the Trim and Chop editing tools, as desired. Trimming and Chopping is only possible if the resulting video is longer than 10 seconds.
    • Trim will remove video outside of the blue selections sliders.
    • Chop will remove video within the blue selection sliders.
      Edit the recording using the trim and chop tools, as needed.(OPTIONAL) If Edits (trim, chop, titles, or credits) are made/​added, select Apply.

      Select Apply to save edits.

  7. Select Done when you are finished previewing/​editing the recording.
    Select Done.
  8. Modify the Title so that it is distinctive.
    (OPTIONAL) Enter a description and/​or tags.
    Add a title, description, and tags.
  9. Select Upload to add the recording to your Kaltura My Media gallery.
    NOTE: Recordings must be uploaded to the Kaltura My Media gallery in order to be embebbed into a D2L course. If you select Save, instead of Upload, your recording will be saved in the CaptureSpace Desktop Recorder Library until you select the Upload option.
    Select Upload.
  10. In your web browser, select the back button to return to the My Media gallery.
    NOTE: The file will not appear in My Media until it has been processed by the Kaltura server. The amount of time required to process will depend on the file size.


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