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How do I use Echo360 Universal Capture?

To install Echo 360 Universal Capture: Personal, download the application from Use your UIC email; you will be prompted with the UIC login screen, then you will need to follow the instructions to install the application.

Universal Capture: Personal is only accessible through the installed desktop application using a shortcut on PC or via the Applications menu on a Mac, as shown in the below figure.

Universal Capture desktop application shown in Applications directory

or Via the Start menu on a Windows PC, as shown in the below figure

.Windows Start menu with UC

To Start a Capture

1. Log in to Universal Capture (UC), if not previously authenticated, using the same Echo360 login process you are used to. Since UIC uses Single Sign-On (SSO) authentication you will log in to the familiar university portal to access Echo360.

2. To start a capture select to capture display and video, two display inputs, or two video inputs besides the audio. Universal Capture will initially preselect inputs for you based on any available devices and then remember the last inputs chosen.

3. Preview the inputs on the screen, to be sure they will record properly.

Desktop application UI with no selected inputs

4. Click the pencil icon or title to launch the Capture Details dialog box.
5. Enter a Title, add a Description or Tags and select a Publishing location for the recording if desired. Otherwise, the following default information will be used:

Capture details screen as described

  6. Click Record, A countdown appears after which the Universal Capture window minimizes and the capture begins. 
  7. When you are done, click Finish.

The recording is completed and finishes uploading to the Echo360 server to complete processing. You will receive an email notification when processing is finished. Universal Capture recordings are available for viewing and editing while processing.

Echo360 Universal Capture:Personal in Detail

For information on Editing an Echo360 Universal Capture video consult this webpage

Keywords:screencast, screen recorder, lecture capture   Doc ID:97076
Owner:Thomas O.Group:University of Illinois at Chicago ACCC
Created:2020-01-13 16:56 CDTUpdated:2020-02-10 09:47 CDT
Sites:University of Illinois at Chicago ACCC
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