Kaltura CaptureSpace Release Notes and Changelog

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Desktop Recorder Version Date Released Details

Windows 4.53

Mac 5.1.0

March 2017 Details

Windows 4.49.10

Mac 5.1.0

September 2016 Details

Windows 4.49

Mac 5.1.0

July 2016 Details

Windows 4.48

Mac 5.1.0

June 2016 Details

Windows 4.47

Mac 5.1.0

June 2016 Details

Windows 4.47

Mac 5.0.0

May 2016 Details

Windows 4.46

Mac 5.0.0

April 2016  Details

Windows 4.46

Mac 4.9.0

February 2016 Details

Windows 4.46

Mac 4.8.0

January 2016 Details

Windows 4.44

Mac 4.7.0

November 2015  Details

Windows 4.44

Mac 4.5.0

October 2015  Details 

Windows 4.40

Mac 4.5.0

August 2015

Details

Windows 4.39

Mac 4.5.0

July 2015

Details

Windows 4.39

Mac 4.2.0

May 2015

Details

Windows 4.39

 Mac 4.0.0

 April 2015

Details

Windows 4.37

Mac 3.9.6

February 2015

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CaptureSpace - March 2017 Version Update 

The following release notes pertain to the version update for Kaltura CaptureSpace and CaptureSpace Lite Desktop Recorders: Windows 4.53.

This release includes bug fixes and feature updates for Kaltura CaptureSpace/CaptureSpace Lite Desktop Recorder for Windows, including:

  • Performance improvements when recording cameras to ensure the system uses less resources
  • Accessibility improvements including updates to controls focus and ensuring controls are correctly exposed to support screen readers. 
  • Fix issue where application would stop working when double clicking control at the end of a recording

Known Issues

  • To enable this keyboard actions for presentation recording on Mac OS X 10.8, under System Preferences -> Universal Access -> Keyboard check “Enable access for assistive devices”. On Mac OS X 10.10, under System Preferences -> Security and Privacy -> Privacy Tab, check the box to allow access to Kaltura CaptureSpace Desktop Recorder. 

CaptureSpace - September 2016 Version Update 

The following release notes pertain to the version update for Kaltura CaptureSpace and CaptureSpace Lite Desktop Recorders: Windows 4.49.10.

This release includes bug fixes and feature updates for Kaltura CaptureSpace/CaptureSpace Lite Desktop Recorder for Windows, including:

  • Re-fix upload error when using non-English locales that use commas as decimal point markers

Known Issues

  • To enable this keyboard actions for presentation recording on Mac OS X 10.8, under System Preferences -> Universal Access -> Keyboard check “Enable access for assistive devices”. On Mac OS X 10.10, under System Preferences -> Security and Privacy -> Privacy Tab, check the box to allow access to Kaltura CaptureSpace Desktop Recorder. 

CaptureSpace - July 2016 Version Update 

The following release notes pertain to the version update for Kaltura CaptureSpace and CaptureSpace Lite Desktop Recorders: Windows 4.49.

This release includes bug fixes and feature updates for Kaltura CaptureSpace/CaptureSpace Lite Desktop Recorder for Windows, including:

  • Fix upload error when using non-English locales that use commas as decimal point markers
  • Fix issue where on preview screen the displayed time did not show the cursor time
  • When connecting multiple screens, the screen name is now identified and displayed
  • Client now identified when system is low on memory and notifies the user. If memory resources are not made available, the client will end the recording automatically to ensure the recording is preserved. 

Known Issues

  • To enable this keyboard actions for presentation recording on Mac OS X 10.8, under System Preferences -> Universal Access -> Keyboard check “Enable access for assistive devices”. On Mac OS X 10.10, under System Preferences -> Security and Privacy -> Privacy Tab, check the box to allow access to Kaltura CaptureSpace Desktop Recorder.

CaptureSpace - June 2016 Version Update 2

NOTE: As part of KAF release (V5.45.01), CaptureSpace and CaptureSpace Lite cannot be launched via the BSE module. As a workaround, users can always launch the CaptureSpace client from their desktop. Once the recording is uploaded, users can select the recording from My Media using the BSE module. This change in workflow was done following feedback from customers. We will work on improving this workflow to re-enable launching CaptureSpace from the BSE module.

UPDATE: The ability to launch CaptureSpace and CaptureSpace Lite from the BSE module is available in the current KAF release, from July 4, 2016. Administrators who would like to enable this capability will need to enable it via the EnableBSE setting in the KAF admin interface in the CaptureSpace module. 

 

The following release notes pertain to the version update for Kaltura CaptureSpace and CaptureSpace Lite Desktop Recorders: Windows 4.48.

This release includes bug fixes and feature updates for Kaltura CaptureSpace/CaptureSpace Lite Desktop Recorder for Windows, including:

  • Fix issue with preview screen when screen DPI is not set to 100%
  • Improvement in upload speed. 

Known Issues

  • To enable this keyboard actions for presentation recording on Mac OS X 10.8, under System Preferences -> Universal Access -> Keyboard check “Enable access for assistive devices”. On Mac OS X 10.10, under System Preferences -> Security and Privacy -> Privacy Tab, check the box to allow access to Kaltura CaptureSpace Desktop Recorder.

CaptureSpace - June 2016 Version Update

NOTE: As part of KAF release (V5.45.01), CaptureSpace and CaptureSpace Lite cannot be launched via the BSE module. As a workaround, users can always launch the CaptureSpace client from their desktop. Once the recording is uploaded, users can select the recording from My Media using the BSE module. This change in workflow was done following feedback from customers. We will work on improving this workflow to re-enable launching CaptureSpace from the BSE module. 

 

The following release notes pertain to the version update for Kaltura CaptureSpace and CaptureSpace Lite Desktop Recorders: Mac 5.1.

This release includes bug fixes and feature updates for Kaltura CaptureSpace/CaptureSpace Lite Desktop Recorder for Mac, including:

  • Improvement to user experience when upgrading or downgrading to/from CaptureSpace Lite. 
  • Fix an issue where Presentations & Lectures option was not available when mirroring to an AirPlay display.
  • Fix an issue where when recording an area of the screen that overlapped the recording controls panel, the client would sometimes freeze. 

Known Issues

  • To enable this keyboard actions for presentation recording on Mac OS X 10.8, under System Preferences -> Universal Access -> Keyboard check “Enable access for assistive devices”. On Mac OS X 10.10, under System Preferences -> Security and Privacy -> Privacy Tab, check the box to allow access to Kaltura CaptureSpace Desktop Recorder.

CaptureSpace - May 2016 Version Update

The following release notes pertain to the version update for Kaltura CaptureSpace and CaptureSpace Lite Desktop Recorders: Windows 4.47.

This release includes bug fixes and feature updates for Kaltura CaptureSpace/CaptureSpace Lite Desktop Recorder for Windows, including:

  • CaptureSpace client now supports Windows 10 and PowerPoint 2016.
  • Fix an issue where the client would crash when pausing for a long time.
  • Performance improvements when recording multiple streams.

Known Issues

  • To enable this keyboard actions for presentation recording on Mac OS X 10.8, under System Preferences -> Universal Access -> Keyboard check “Enable access for assistive devices”. On Mac OS X 10.10, under System Preferences -> Security and Privacy -> Privacy Tab, check the box to allow access to Kaltura CaptureSpace Desktop Recorder.

CaptureSpace - April 2016 Version Update

The following release notes pertain to the version update for Kaltura CaptureSpace and CaptureSpace Lite Desktop Recorders: Mac 5.0.

This release includes bug fix for Kaltura CaptureSpace/CaptureSpace Lite Desktop Recorder for Mac, including:

  • Fix an issue where users on Mac OS X 10.11.4 encountered an error when uploading.

Known Issues

  • To enable this keyboard actions for presentation recording on Mac OS X 10.8, under System Preferences -> Universal Access -> Keyboard check “Enable access for assistive devices”. On Mac OS X 10.10, under System Preferences -> Security and Privacy -> Privacy Tab, check the box to allow access to Kaltura CaptureSpace Desktop Recorder.

CaptureSpace - February 2016 Version Update

The following release notes pertain to the version update for Kaltura CaptureSpace and CaptureSpace Lite Desktop Recorders: Mac 4.9.

This release includes bug fixes for Kaltura CaptureSpace/CaptureSpace Lite Desktop Recorder for Mac, including:

  • Fix an issue where editing the same recording multiple times could result in audio/video sync issues.  
  • Fix an issue where after adding titles or credits, the video may appear blurry in the preview window. 

Known Issues

  • To enable this keyboard actions for presentation recording on Mac OS X 10.8, under System Preferences -> Universal Access -> Keyboard check “Enable access for assistive devices”. On Mac OS X 10.10, under System Preferences -> Security and Privacy -> Privacy Tab, check the box to allow access to Kaltura CaptureSpace Desktop Recorder.
  • On the latest update of Mac OSx (version 10.11.4), upload fails. We are currently working on a fix for this issue. Users that already upgraded can record and save the recording offline. Once the fix is released, users will be able to upload saved recordings. 

CaptureSpace - January 2016 Version Update

This release introduced CaptureSpace Lite, a limited version of the full CaptureSpace functionality, available to all customers. CaptureSpace Lite offers the same intuitive user experience, but provides only a subset of the functionality of CaptureSpace. Using CaptureSpace Lite, users can record their screen or webcam as well as create audio only recordings. To upgrade from CaptureSpace Lite to CaptureSpace, contact your Kaltura representative. 

All updates and fixes to CaptureSpace Lite also be apply to CaptureSpace. The release notes for the two versions will be shared and updates are relevant to both versions unless indicated otherwise. 

The following release notes pertain to the version update for Kaltura CaptureSpace and CaptureSpace Lite Desktop Recorders: Mac 4.8 and Windows 4.46.

New Features: 

  • Max Recording Time - Max recording time limit is now enforced via KMS/KAF administrator pages. Administrators can customize the maximal recording time for their organization. The maximal recording time is defined in minutes (e.g. 120 minutes = 2 hours recording). This setting will apply to both Windows and Mac desktop recorders. 
  • As part of the release of CaptureSpace Lite, the CaptureSpace module in KMS/KAF administrator pages will now be a default module available to all customers and will not be under the Custom Modules. 

This release includes new features and bug fixes for Kaltura CaptureSpace/CaptureSpace Lite Desktop Recorder for Mac, including:

  • Fix an issue when uploading a presentation file that had a name with special characters. 
  • Fix an issue where in some cases audio and video may become out of sync when recording. 

This release includes new features and bug fixes for Kaltura CaptureSpace/CaptureSpace Lite Desktop Recorder for Windows, including:

  • Fix an issue when previewing in the client a recording of multiple streams, sometimes the playback would show the different video streams out of sync.  
  • Fix an issue where the client could not be launched via the webcsite if there were multiple proxies defined in the proxy.pac file. 

Known Issues

  • To enable this keyboard actions for presentation recording on Mac OS X 10.8, under System Preferences -> Universal Access -> Keyboard check “Enable access for assistive devices”. On Mac OS X 10.10, under System Preferences -> Security and Privacy -> Privacy Tab, check the box to allow access to Kaltura CaptureSpace Desktop Recorder.

CaptureSpace - November 2015 Version Update

The following release notes pertain to the version update for Kaltura CaptureSpace Desktop Recorder: Mac 4.7.

This release includes new features and bug fixes for Kaltura CaptureSpace Desktop Recorder for Mac. As part of this release the following improvements were added to the Mac client:

  • Support for PowerPoint 2016 for Mac
  • Support for Mac OS X El Capitan

Following this change, CaptureSpace Desktop Recorder for Mac will no longer be supported on OS X 10.7. For a full list of supported OSs and browsers, please review the User Guide

Known Issues

  • To enable this keyboard actions for presentation recording on Mac OS X 10.7 and OS X 10.8, under System Preferences -> Universal Access -> Keyboard check “Enable access for assistive devices”. On Mac OS X 10.10, under System Preferences -> Security and Privacy -> Privacy Tab, check the box to allow access to Kaltura CaptureSpace Desktop Recorder.
  • When using different camera models to record multiple streams, the streams may not start at the exact same time and may have a slight offset between them. 

CaptureSpace - October 2015 Version Update

The following release notes pertain to the version update for Kaltura CaptureSpace Desktop Recorder: Windows 4.44.

This release includes new features and bug fixes for Kaltura CaptureSpace Desktop Recorder for Windows. As part of this release the following improvements were added to the Windows client:

  • Improved support for Blackmagic Design Intensity Shuttle USB 3.0 device
  • Support for Windows 10 and Microsoft Edge browser
  • Recordings are now uploaded using HTTPS instead of SFTP
  • Proxy support - the desktop recording client now also supports environments where a network proxy is enabled.
  • Fixed an issue where the screen recording option was not working if there was no camera connected to the computer. 

Known Issues

  • To enable this keyboard actions for presentation recording on Mac OS X 10.7 and OS X 10.8, under System Preferences -> Universal Access -> Keyboard check “Enable access for assistive devices”. On Mac OS X 10.10, under System Preferences -> Security and Privacy -> Privacy Tab, check the box to allow access to Kaltura CaptureSpace Desktop Recorder.
  • When using different camera models to record multiple streams, the streams may not start at the exact same time and may have a slight offset between them. 

Recommended Browsers

The following browsers were tested for this release (recommended resolution 1024x768): 

  • Microsoft Windws 7,8, 8.1, 10: Internet Explorer 10 and 11; latest versions of Safari (8.0.2 and up), Chrome (40.0.2214.115 and up), Microsoft Edge (20.10166 and up), and Firefox (35.0.1 and up)
  • Mac 10.7 and up: Latest versions of Safari (8.0.2 and up) and Chrome (40.0.2214.115 and up)
  • iOS 8 and up
  • Android 4.2 and up

CaptureSpace - August 2015 Version Update

The following release notes pertain to the version update for Kaltura CaptureSpace Desktop Recorder: Windows 4.40.

This release includes bug fixes for Kaltura CaptureSpace Desktop Recorder for Windows. In addition, this release include the following improvements: 

  • Support for Blackmagic Design Intensity Shuttle USB 3.0 device
  • Recorded streams have an indicative name based on the capture device
  • Audio recording with presentation will now have a default thumbnail of the first slide.  

To enable this keyboard actions for presentation recording on Mac OS X 10.7 and OS X 10.8, under System Preferences -> Universal Access -> Keyboard check “Enable access for assistive devices”. On Mac OS X 10.10, under System Preferences -> Security and Privacy -> Privacy Tab, check the box to allow access to Kaltura CaptureSpace Desktop Recorder.

CaptureSpace - July 2015 Version Update

The following release notes pertain to the version update for Kaltura CaptureSpace Desktop Recorder: Mac 4.5.0.

This release includes bug fixes for Kaltura CaptureSpace Desktop Recorder for Mac. Specifically, this release included a fix for recording presentations using localized OS X and Office installations. 

To enable this keyboard actions for presentation recording on Mac OS X 10.7 and OS X 10.8, under System Preferences -> Universal Access -> Keyboard check “Enable access for assistive devices”. On Mac OS X 10.10, under System Preferences -> Security and Privacy -> Privacy Tab, check the box to allow access to Kaltura CaptureSpace Desktop Recorder.

CaptureSpace - May 2015 Version Update

The following release notes pertain to the version update for Kaltura CaptureSpace Desktop Recorder: Mac 4.2.0.

This release includes bug fixes for Kaltura CaptureSpace Desktop Recorder for Mac. 

To enable this keyboard actions for presentation recording on Mac OS X 10.7 and OS X 10.8, under System Preferences -> Universal Access -> Keyboard check “Enable access for assistive devices”. On Mac OS X 10.10, under System Preferences -> Security and Privacy -> Privacy Tab, check the box to allow access to Kaltura CaptureSpace Desktop Recorder.

CaptureSpace - April 2015 Version Update

The following release notes pertain to the version update for Kaltura CaptureSpace Desktop Recorder: Windows 4.39, Mac 4.0.0.

This version update includes bug fixes for both Windows and Mac versions. 

Known Issues

For Kaltura CaptureSpace Desktop Recorder for Mac, version 4.0.0:

  • When recording a presentation, if the user clicks on Esc, the recording session will end. 
  • When recording a presentation, if the user reaches the end of the presentation, the recording session will end.

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CaptureSpace - General Availability

These release notes pertain to the Kaltura CaptureSpace, released February 2015. These release notes are intended for content managers and Kaltura CaptureSpace users and also contain the latest information for developers, integrators, and operations and site administrators using the Kaltura platform. 

What's New in this Release?

Kaltura CaptureSpace solution is a new addition to the Kaltura applications. With CaptureSpace, users can easily create and share rich content using the Kaltura platform. CaptureSpace includes:

  • Easy capture in class, at home, or on-the-go with automated publishing to the LMS/CMS and Kaltura’s MediaSpace video portal
  • Interactive viewing of content with chapters, in-video search, and side-by-side slides and video
  • Consolidate captured content by integrating with any lecture capture solution using the Open Capture Standard 

This version of Kaltura CaptureSpace includes the following functionality:

  • Kaltura CaptureSpace Desktop Recorder for Windows and Mac
  • Ability to record one or more webcams as well as capture your screen or a presentation.
  • Automatic upload of the recording, including synced slides.
  • Viewing of the recording with slide and chapter navigation and viewing of presentation and video side-by-side or picture-in-picture.
  • Ingestion of content from any capture solution using the Open Capture Standard

Known Issues

Defect ID

Component

Summary

 KMS-5637

 Player CaptureSpace recordings are not supported in embedded playlists.

 FEC-3013

Player   The user may encounter some issues when using the stream selector on tablet or mobile devices.

 FEC-2893

Player  On IE8, the thumbnail for slides in the navigation panel may be missing, slide search results may not appear, and in some cases it may not be possible to resize the secondary picture-in-picture window.

FEC-2669 

Player  On Android tablets, scrolling in the navigation pane is disabled when viewing in full screen. 
 FEC-2545 Player  Video playback may stop after switching between streams when viewing a recording on Firefox
 FEC-2191 Player  On Android devices, the Cast to Chromecast button may block access to the navigation panel.

Limitations

Component

Summary

 Desktop Recorder When recording a presentation, only one presentation can be selected. The presentation must be launched via Kaltura CaptureSpace Desktop Recorder.
 Desktop Recorder/Player Text that appears as Kaltura CaptureSpace Desktop Recorder cannot extract text that appears in a table or Smart Art in the presentation and therefore viewers will not be able to search based on this text. To make this text searchable, users can manually add the text to the slide description via the timeline editor, after the recording has been uploaded.  
 Desktop Recorder At the end of recording a presentation using Office for Mac, Kaltura CaptureSpace Desktop Recorder automatically closes all open presentations. Changes to open presentations that were not saved will be lost. Please save all open presentations before recording with the Kaltura CaptureSpace Desktop Recorder. 
 Desktop Recorder When recording a screen capture and a camera, the camera controls will not show on the screen. 

Tested Browsers

The following browsers were tested for this release (recommended resolution 1024x768): 

  • Microsoft Windws 7,8, 8.1: Internet Explorer 10 and 11; latest versions of Safari (8.0.2 and up), Chrome (40.0.2214.115 and up), and Firefox (35.0.1 and up)
  • Mac 10.7 and up: Latest versions of Safari (8.0.2 and up) and Chrome (40.0.2214.115 and up)
  • iOS 8 and up
  • Android 4.2 and up

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