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Creating a Presentation or Lecture 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
  3. Select Presentations & Lectures within the Kaltura CaptureSpace Desktop Recorder.
    On the Kaltura CaptureSpace Desktop Recorder, select Presentations and Lectures
  4. From the Recording Options menu, select a webcam, then select 480p or 720p as the recording quality.
    Select the recording options
  5. Select On for either Screen Capture or Presentation, or set both to Off to record using only the webcam. If Presentation is selected, select Browse to select the PowerPoint file.Select screen capture and presentation options
  6. From the Sound menu, select a microphone.
    Select and verify the microphone is working
  7. Select Record to begin recording.
    Select the Record button to begin recording
  8. After a 5 second countdown, a webcam window will display showing the webcam output. Also included are Pause, Done, and Cancel buttons that allow you to start and stop the recording.
    The recording will begin

    NOTE: If recording a presentation, PowerPoint may open minimized on the taskbar. Select the PowerPoint icon to display the presentation.
    On the computers taskbar, select the Kaltura icon to access the recording controls
  9. Select Done when the recording is complete.
  10. 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.

      Make trim and chop edits to the recording as needed.
  11. (OPTIONAL) If Edits (trim or chop) are made, select Apply.

    Select Apply to save any edits
  12. Select Done when you are finished previewing/editing the recording.
    Select Done.
  13. Modify the Title so that it is distinctive.
    (OPTIONAL) Enter a description and/or tags.
    Add a title, description and tags.
  14. Select Upload to upload 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 theUpload option.

    Upload the recording
  15. 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.