Kaltura Capture Advanced Tips and Tricks

In-Recording Advanced Controls

  • Keyboard Shortcuts
    • Start Recording Command (Mac) or Control (Windows) + Shift + R
    • Stop Recording Command (Mac) or Control (Windows) + Shift + S
    • Cancel Recording Command (Mac) or Control (Windows) + Shift + C
    • Go to Management Command (Mac) or Control (Windows) + Shift + M
  • Click the pause icon to pause a recording in process. Click it again to restart recording.
    Pause button in Kaltura Capture recording panel
  • Click the pencil icon to use the screen annotation tools.
    Annotation tools in Kaltura Capture recording panel

Enable Multi-Stream Recording

Advanced users may need to record more than one screen or video steam at time. This tutorial will walk through how to enable multi-screen recording, but you will follow similar steps to enable other multi-video recording.

NOTE: Kaltura Capture enables a maximum of 2 video sources, so you may record screen and camera, 2 screens, or 2 cameras.

  1. Login to Media Space and launch Kaltura Capture.
  2. Click the word Screen and select your first screen input from the available options.
    Select screen recording stream.
  3. Click the word Camera and select your second screen input from available options.
  4. NOTE: “Camera” will change to “Screen” once you select a screen input.
  5. Proceed to record as usual.

This article as updated on May 12, 2020 @ 3:59 pm


Create a Media Recording with Kaltura Capture

The default recording in Kaltura Capture captures both your screen and a webcam recording of you. You can also create Screen only, Camera only, or Audio only recordings.

NOTE: Before you begin, you will need to Install Kaltura Capture, if you haven’t already.

  1. Log in to media.pdx.edu
  2. Click + Add New, then select Kaltura Capture.
  3. Read and confirm the Copyright policy notice.
  4. The Kaltura Capture Desktop Recorder will pop up.
  5. Click the word Screen to verify or select your Screen recording settings.
    Screen settings
  6. Repeat for Camera and Audio settings.
  7. Click the red button to start recording.
  8. A 3-second countdown will appear on screen.
  9. Once the countdown disappears, your recording will begin.
  10. Click the square button to stop the recording.
  11. Confirm that you want to stop the recording.
  12. The Kaltura Capture Menu will pop up.
  13. Optionally adjust the title, description, and tags for your video.
  14. Click Save and Upload to upload to Media Space.
  15. Wait for the upload to finish, and follow the link to view.

Create Screen Only, Camera Only, or Audio Only Recordings

To create a recording other than the default screencast with webcam feed, disable the screen and/or camera feed in the Kaltura Capture Desktop Recorder.

  1. Log in to media.pdx.edu
  2. Click + Add New, then Kaltura Capture.
  3. Read and confirm the Copyright policy notice.
  4. The Kaltura Capture Desktop Recorder will pop up.
  5. Click the screen icon to disable screen recording, click the camera icon to disable webcam recording, and/or click the microphone to disable audio input.
    Kaltura Capture feed icons

    • If you want to record video of just yourself, disable the screen recording by clicking the screen icon.
    • If you want to record video of just your screen, disable the webcam by clicking the camera icon.
    • If you want to record silent video, disable the microphone by clicking the microphone icon.
  6. Click the red button to start recording.
  7. A 3-second countdown will appear on screen.
  8. Once the countdown disappears, your recording will begin.
  9. Click the square button to stop the recording.
  10. Confirm that you want to stop the recording.
  11. The Kaltura Capture Menu will pop up.
  12. Optionally adjust the title, description, and tags for your video.
  13. Click Save and Upload to upload to Media Space.
  14. Wait for the upload to finish, and follow the link to view.

This article as updated on May 12, 2020 @ 3:59 pm


Download and Install Kaltura Capture

Kaltura Captures runs from your computer, rather than your web browser. Choose your software based on the operating system you are using.

NOTE: You do not need administrative privileges to install Kaltura Capture on Windows.

Login to PSU Media Space

  1. Browse to https://media.pdx.edu/
  2. Click on PSU User.
  3. Click Login.
  4. On the PSU Single Sign-On page, enter your ODIN username and password.

Download and Install Kaltura Capture For Windows

  1. Once logged in to PSU Media Space, click + Add New, then Kaltura Capture.
    + Add New button
  2. Read the Copyright notice and click the box to agree to terms and conditions.
  3. Click the Download for Windows link to download the installation file.
  4. Once the file has downloaded, run the file to install.

Windows System Requirements

Download and Install Kaltura Capture for Mac OSX

  1. Once logged in to PSU Media Space, click + Add New, then Kaltura Capture.
    + Add New button
  2. Read the Copyright notice and click the box to agree to terms and conditions.
  3. Click the Download for Mac link to download the installation file.
  4. Once the download is complete, run the file to install.
  5. Drag and drop the CaptureSpace Desktop Recorder to your Applications folder.

Mac OSX System Requirements

Adjust Your Recording Settings (Before Initial Use Only)

  1. Log in to media.pdx.edu
  2. Click + Add New then select Kaltura Capture.
  3. The Kaltura Capture Desktop Recorder will pop up.
    • You may need to approve a browser dialogue box to allow Kaltura Capture to open.
  4. Click manage.
    Kaltura Capture Manage link
  5. Click the gear icon to access the settings panel.
    Settings icon
  6. Change camera recording quality to 1080p.
  7. Change the screen recording quality to 1080p.
  8. Click save.
  9. You may now create a recording.

This article as updated on May 12, 2020 @ 4:00 pm