DEAKIN VIDEO
MEDIASITE DESKTOP RECORDER
MEDIASITE DESKTOP RECORDER

SETTING UP

Installing Mediasite

 

  • Deakin Software Centre – Windows 7 & 10
  • Self Service – Mac OS
Installing Mediasite on Non-Deakin Machines

 

  1. Access via Deakin Video or your CloudDeakin site and select Deakin Video, under Tools (this option is not available to some faculties).
  2. Select Add Media.
    Install MDR
  3. Click on the link ‘Download the Mediasite Desktop Recorder‘.
    Install MDR
  4. Click on Download for Windows or Select Mac
  5. Once downloaded, Navigate to ‘Confirm & Register’
  6. Choose Mediasite Desktop Recorder.
  7. You can now start creating and uploading content.

 

 

Registering Mediasite

 

 

After installing Mediasite Desktop Recorder from the Software Catalogue or Self Service, you will need to register your software.

  1. From Deakin Video, select Add Media.
  2. Within Add Media, next to the option ‘Already downloaded the Mediasite Desktop Recorder, but not registered?’ Click the link and register.
    Install MDR
  3. Open Mediasite Desktop Recorder
    Open MDR
  4. Mediasite Desktop Recorder will open and you will see a pop-up indicating that it has connected successfully. If connected, your username will appear with the connection details.
    MDR Connection

Troubleshooting: 

  • If Mediasite Desktop Recorder drops the connection, you can register again via the same process.

SETTING UP

Installing Mediasite
  • Deakin Software Centre – Windows 7 & 10
  • Self Service – Mac OS
Installing Mediasite on Non-Deakin Machines
  1. Access via Deakin Video or your CloudDeakin site and select Deakin Video, under Tools (this option is not available to some faculties).
  2. Select Add Media.
    Install MDR
  3. Click on the link ‘Download the Mediasite Desktop Recorder‘.
    Install MDR
  4. Click on Download for Windows or Select Mac
  5. Once downloaded, Navigate to ‘Confirm & Register’
  6. Choose Mediasite Desktop Recorder.
    Mediasite Desktop Recorder
  7. You can now start creating and uploading content.

 

Registering Mediasite

 

After installing Mediasite Desktop Recorder from the Software Catalogue or Self Service, you will need to register your software.

  1. From Deakin Video, select Add Media.
  2. Within Add Media, next to the option ‘Already downloaded the Mediasite Desktop Recorder, but not registered?’ Click the link and register.
    Install MDR
  3. Open Mediasite Desktop Recorder
    Open MDR
  4. Mediasite Desktop Recorder will open and you will see a pop-up indicating that it has connected successfully. If connected, your username will appear with the connection details.
    MDR Connection

Troubleshooting: 

  • If Mediasite Desktop Recorder drops the connection, you can register again via the same process.

CREATING PRESENTATIONS

Creating a Presentation

 

There are four types of presentations you can create within Mediasite Desktop Recorder.

Screencast + Video – Full-motion video of desktop with slides extracted + audio from a microphone.
Screencast + Audio – Full-motion video of desktop with slides extracted + audio from a microphone.
Slideshow + Video – Slides from desktop + video from a camera with audio from a microphone.
Slideshow + Audio – Slides from desktop + audio from a microphone.
Audio Only – Audio from a microphone
Video Only – Video from a camera

Note:

  • Do not change the default destination folder for your computer in the settings option. Changing the folder will stop the presentation from uploading.
  • We recommend you perform a one minute test recording prior to your actual capture to check your screen resolution is optimal for your chosen presentation and microphone/volume levels are adequate.
  • When capturing a PowerPoint presentation ensure text is readable and images and graphics in your slides are of high quality and can be seen in a lower resolution.
  • When recording audio, it is recommended that a microphone headset is used.
Recording in Mediasite Desktop Recorder
  1. Open Mediasite Desktop Recorder .
  2. Select Record.
  3. Enter a name for your presentation.
  4. Select the type of recording you want to create.
  5. Select the required settings for the recordings.
  6. Select the desktop you want to capture, and the capture region (size of window). Select the green tick.
  7. Your setup is summarised below, now click Record to start your recording. Ensure you have ‘Show recording control panel’ selected.
  8. Click record. There will be a 5 second countdown.
  9. Once the recording process is completed, select finish on the control panel. The recording is uploaded and processed automatically. Mediasite automatically sets the presentation’s status to Private which means only you can view it.
    Open in mediasite
  10. The Recording management screen will open. Click on the world icon to open your presentation in Deakin Video.
  11. Update, share, and publish your recorded presentation as needed in Deakin Video to make it available to your audience.

CREATING PRESENTATIONS

Creating a Presentation

 

There are four types of presentations you can create within Mediasite Desktop Recorder.

Screencast + Video – Full-motion video of desktop with slides extracted + audio from a microphone.
Screencast + Audio – Full-motion video of desktop with slides extracted + audio from a microphone.
Slideshow + Video – Slides from desktop + video from a camera with audio from a microphone.
Slideshow + Audio – Slides from desktop + audio from a microphone.
Audio Only – Audio from a microphone
Video Only – Video from a camera

Note:

  • Do not change the default destination folder for your computer in the settings option. Changing the folder will stop the presentation from uploading.
  • We recommend you perform a one minute test recording prior to your actual capture to check your screen resolution is optimal for your chosen presentation and microphone/volume levels are adequate.
  • When capturing a PowerPoint presentation ensure text is readable and images and graphics in your slides are of high quality and can be seen in a lower resolution.
  • When recording audio, it is recommended that a microphone headset is used.
Recording in Mediasite Desktop Recorder
  1. Open Mediasite Desktop Recorder .
  2. Select Record.
  3. Enter a name for your presentation.
  4. Select the type of recording you want to create.
  5. Select the required settings for the recordings.
  6. Select the desktop you want to capture, and the capture region (size of window). Select the green tick.
  7. Your setup is summarised below, now click Record to start your recording. Ensure you have ‘Show recording control panel’ selected.
    MDR Summary
  8. Click record. There will be a 5 second countdown.
  9. Once the recording process is completed, select finish on the control panel. The recording is uploaded and processed automatically. Mediasite automatically sets the presentation’s status to Private which means only you can view it.
    Open in mediasite
  10. The Recording management screen will open. Click on the world icon to open your presentation in Deakin Video.
  11. Update, share, and publish your recorded presentation as needed in Deakin Video to make it available to your audience.