Download Kaltura Personal Capture and Record a Video for Students

Students may be asked by their professors to record video or presentations and submit them to Moodle assignments or forums.  The following step-by-step instructions is tailored for students to download Kaltura Personal Capture, record screen captures and/or webcam captures from their computer, and upload them to Moodle for submission.  To upload a video that has already been recorded and edited, please read the article on Uploading to Kaltura for Students.

For a full list of Kaltura How-to Videos, click here.

1) Navigate to your course, then select the assignment or forum post where you are to upload your video

  • If the assignment is a video submission, click ‘Add submission’ in the assignment.
  • If you are posting a video in a discussion forum, click ‘Add a new discussion topic’.


2) In the textbox toolbar, click the ‘Embed Kaltura Media’


3) In the popup window, click ‘Add New’ then click ‘Kaltura Personal Capture’


4) If you have not already downloaded Kaltura Personal Capture, select the download option for either Mac or Windows and follow the prompts to install

  • Kaltura Personal Capture will automatically open once installed.


5) If you have already installed Kaltura Personal Capture, select ‘Open’ from the prompt to launch the software


6) Within Kaltura Personal Capture, you can select what you which to record

  • The ‘Screen’ option will record what is on your screen.
  • The ‘Camera’ option will record through your webcam.
  • The ‘Audio’ option will record audio through your microphone.
  • You can record Screen, Camera, and Audio, or any combination of these options, at the same time.


7) Once you are ready to record, click the red record button

  • A countdown will appear.
  • During recording, you can pause by clicking the red pause button.


8) When you’re finished recording, click the square stop button

  • Confirm that you want to stop the recording.


9) Edit the title, description, and tags for the video.  Then click ‘Save & Upload’


10) The video will upload to Moodle.  Keep an eye on the upload progress within Kaltura Personal Capture


11) On the Kaltura pop-up page, click ‘Back’


12) The newly recorded video will now appear at the top of your My Media page.  Click ‘Embed’


13) The video is now embedded into your assignment or forum!


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