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Getting Started with MediaCentral

Overview

MediaCentral is a cloud based web service developed by Kaltura which facilitates the conversion and distribution of various audio and video media formats. Faculty may upload media content to the MediaCentral server which automatically converts and optimizes your media for hassle-free distribution on the web. Once on uploaded, MediaCentral will provide links and embed code that you can use to share your media with others. This service is offered to the IWU community at no cost.

Details

MediaCentral can be found at:   http://media.indwes.edu/

The MediaCentral platform can receive content contributions in three different ways, as noted below.  Click on a link to learn more about each method.

  1. Using 'Media Upload,' media can be uploaded directly from a computer to your own media library within MediaCentral.
  2. The 'Express Capture' function on the MediaCentral site can be used to record from a webcam, from within MediaCentral in your browser.
  3. The 'Personal Capture (Full Version)' function, which requires the download and installation of the KalturaCapture application.
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