Kaltura Lecture Capture - Release Notes

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Version

Date Released

Details

3.3.128 November 19, 2018 Details
3.2.74 August 19, 2018 Details
3 .0.999 June 25, 2018 Details
3.0.970 June 7, 2018 Details
3.0.923 May 10, 2018 Details
2.1.743 November 1, 2017 Details
2.0.682 September 24, 2017 Details
1.2.653 August 27, 2017 Details
1.2.603 July 30, 2017 Details
1.1.523 June 19, 2017 Details
1.0.492 June 4, 2017 Details

Kaltura Lecture Capture - November 19, 2018 Release

Component

Version

Kaltura Lecture Capture Application (Windows)

3.3.128

Kaltura MediaSpace

5.79.16

Player

 2.72

What's New

The current release of Kaltura Lecture Capture includes the following:

  • Authentication for ad hoc recordings - an optional configuration that requires users to authenticate before recording
  • Automatic log collection - in the application settings, users can automatically upload logs to Kaltura
  • Default settings - admins can set defualt settings for the input devices

Resolved Issues

ID#

Description

SUP-15388

The issue causing recordings not to upload in specific scenarios has been resolved.

LEC-1408

The issue causing inputs not to refresh after the screen display settings were changed has been resolved

LEC-680

The issue causing previews not to load when starting a scheduled event earlier while an ad hoc recording is running, has been resolved

LEC-461

When the scheduled event end time is changed mid recording, it will now update in the application

LEC-1199

The issue causing slides not be captured when recording two screens, has been resolved

Known Issues

ID#

Description

LEC-205

When minimizing and maximizing the setup wizard, it appears on the edge of the screen.

LEC-202

The Temp icon file is not deleted.

LEC-194

Not all folders are deleted after uninstalling the application.

LEC-1197

When the audio disconnects during a scheduled recording, there may be an issue to resume the recording.

Limitations

ID#

Description

LEC-190, LEC-191

Capture card Osprey 260e, 210e are currently not supported due to missing WMF support.

LEC-193

When using an Inogeni capture device, it is important to have the capture resolution match the aspect ratio of the input device. Mismatched aspect ratios may lead to flickering.

LEC-281

When the Recordings directory is changed to a network folder, the upload will not work.

LEC-502

Nvidia encoder is not supported on Windows 7.

LEC-529

In consecutive scheduled events, 5 seconds will be missing from the end of the first event.

LEC-630

PowerPoint slides will not be recorded when a presentation is in Protected View.

LEC-660

Resources will only show in the Monitoring Dashboard once the first beacon is reported.


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Kaltura Lecture Capture - August 19, 2018 Release

Component

Version

Kaltura Lecture Capture Application (Windows)

3.2.74

Kaltura MediaSpace

5.75.19

Player

 2.70.1

Resolved Issues

ID#

Description

SUP-13921

The issue causing audio to drop off when using SD cameras on windows 7 has been resolved

SUP-14557

The issue causing the audio to not sync with the video has been resolved

SUP-13698

We have taken additional steps to secure our system against abuse from 3rd party malicious software

Known Issues

ID#

Description

LEC-680

Previews are not loaded when starting a scheduled event earlier and an adhoc recording is running.

LEC-205

When minimizing and maximizing the setup wizard, it appears on the edge of the screen.

LEC-202

The Temp icon file is not deleted.

LEC-194

Not all folders are deleted after uninstalling the application.a

LEC-461

When the scheduled event end time is changed mid recording, it does not affect the actual end time.

LEC-528

When recording with Logitech camera 922 and selecting color space NV12, the CPU may reach 100%. 

LEC-1414

When audio is disabled and the application is restored mid recording, there may be an issue to resume recording

LEC-1404

When audio is disabled, the input previews are disabled but can be manually enabled

LEC-1226

Audio devices are not highlighted in the audio input drop down list

Limitations

ID#

Description

LEC-190, LEC-191

Capture card Osprey 260e, 210e are currently not supported due to missing WMF support.

LEC-193

When using an Inogeni capture device, it is important to have the capture resolution match the aspect ratio of the input device. Mismatched aspect ratios may lead to flickering.

LEC-281

When the Recordings directory is changed to a network folder, the upload will not work.

LEC-502

Nvidia encoder is not supported on Windows 7.

LEC-529

In consecutive scheduled events, 5 seconds will be missing from the end of the first event.

LEC-630

PowerPoint slides will not be recorded when presentation is in Protected View.

LEC-660

Resources will only show in the Monitoring Dashboard once the first beacon is reported.

LEC-284

Camera preview is not available when selecting v410 color space. 


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Kaltura Lecture Capture - June 25, 2018 Release

Component

Version

Kaltura Lecture Capture Application (Windows)

3.0.999

Kaltura MediaSpace

5.73.26

Player

 2.69.5

 

Resolved Issues

ID#

Description

LEC-1196

The issue causing slides not to be automatically detected when capturing a screen and camera has been resolved

SUP-14775

The issue causing the "silent start" setting not to work has been resolved

Known Issues

ID#

Description

LEC-680

Previews are not loaded when starting a scheduled event earlier and an adhoc recording is running.

LEC-205

When minimizing and maximizing the setup wizard, it appears on the edge of the screen.

LEC-202

The Temp icon file is not deleted.

LEC-194

Not all folders are deleted after uninstalling the application.a

LEC-461

When the scheduled event end time is changed mid recording, it does not affect the actual end time.

LEC-284

Camera preview is not available when selecting v410 color space. 

LEC-528

When recording with Logitech camera 922 and selecting color space NV12, the CPU may reach 100%. 

LEC-1199

Slides are not captured automatically when recording two screens

LEC-1197

When audio disconnects during a scheduled recording, there may be an issue to resume

Limitations

ID#

Description

LEC-190, LEC-191

Capture card Osprey 260e, 210e are currently not supported due to missing WMF support.

LEC-193

When using an Inogeni capture device, it is important to have the capture resolution match the aspect ratio of the input device. Mismatched aspect ratios may lead to flickering.

LEC-281

When the Recordings directory is changed to a network folder, the upload will not work.

LEC-502

Nvidia encoder is not supported on Windows 7.

LEC-529

In consecutive scheduled events, 5 seconds will be missing from the end of the first event.

LEC-630

PowerPoint slides will not be recorded when presentation is in Protected View.

LEC-660

Resources will only show in the Monitoring Dashboard once the first beacon is reported.


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Kaltura Lecture Capture - June 7, 2018 Release

Component

Version

Kaltura Lecture Capture Application (Windows)

3.0.970

Kaltura MediaSpace

5.73.26

Player

 2.69.5

 

Resolved Issues

ID#

Description

SUP-14037

The issue causing a recording to fail to upload when logging off before the end of a scheduled recording has been resolved.

SUP-14449

The issue causing Mjpeg inputs to not be detected has been resolved

LEC-14604

The issue causing empty recording files has been resolved

LEC-14229

The issue causing scheduled recordings to start when no devices are connected has been resolved

Known Issues

ID#

Description

LEC-680

Previews are not loaded when starting a scheduled event earlier and an adhoc recording is running.

LEC-205

When minimizing and maximizing the setup wizard, it appears on the edge of the screen.

LEC-202

The Temp icon file is not deleted.

LEC-194

Not all folders are deleted after uninstalling the application.a

LEC-461

When the scheduled event end time is changed mid recording, it does not affect the actual end time.

LEC-284

Camera preview is not available when selecting v410 color space. 

LEC-528

When recording with Logitech camera 922 and selecting color space NV12, the CPU may reach 100%. 

Limitations

ID#

Description

LEC-190, LEC-191

Capture card Osprey 260e, 210e are currently not supported due to missing WMF support.

LEC-193

When using an Inogeni capture device, it is important to have the capture resolution match the aspect ratio of the input device. Mismatched aspect ratios may lead to flickering.

LEC-281

When the Recordings directory is changed to a network folder, the upload will not work.

LEC-502

Nvidia encoder is not supported on Windows 7.

LEC-529

In consecutive scheduled events, 5 seconds will be missing from the end of the first event.

LEC-630

PowerPoint slides will not be recorded when presentation is in Protected View.

LEC-660

Resources will only show in the Monitoring Dashboard once the first beacon is reported.


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Kaltura Lecture Capture - May 10, 2018 Release

What's New

The current release of Kaltura Lecture Capture includes the following:

  • Infrastructure improvements
  • Notifications UI updates 
  • Additional support for Avermedia capture card 
  • Performance improvements.

Component

Version

Kaltura Lecture Capture Application (Windows)

3.0.923

Kaltura MediaSpace

5.72.12

Player

 2.69

 

Resolved Issues

ID#

Description

SUP-13077

The issue causing a recording to fail when logging off before the end of a scheduled recording has been resolved.

SUP-12001

The issue causing 3 letter user IDs not to save has been resolved.

LEC-1065

The issue causing the Magewell pro capture card to fail audio has been resolved.

LEC-1016

The issue causing files not to save when the resource name includes special characters has been resolved.

LEC-897

The issue causing the screen preview to remain when minimizing the recoding menu has been resolved.

LEC-770

Notifications UI improvement - will appear above the recording menu when recording.

 SUP-13414

The issue causing the audio to be static when the system audio is on has been resolved.

Known Issues

ID#

Description

LEC-680

Previews are not loaded when starting a scheduled event earlier and an adhoc recording is running.

LEC-205

When minimizing and maximizing the setup wizard, it appears on the edge of the screen.

LEC-202

The Temp icon file is not deleted.

LEC-194

Not all folders are deleted after uninstalling the application.a

LEC-461

When the scheduled event end time is changed mid recording, it does not affect the actual end time.

LEC-284

Camera preview is not available when selecting v410 color space. 

LEC-528

When recording with Logitech camera 922 and selecting color space NV12, the CPU may reach 100%. 

Limitations

ID#

Description

LEC-190, LEC-191

Capture card Osprey 260e, 210e are currently not supported due to missing WMF support.

LEC-193

When using an Inogeni capture device, it is important to have the capture resolution match the aspect ratio of the input device. Mismatched aspect ratios may lead to flickering.

LEC-281

When the Recordings directory is changed to a network folder, the upload will not work.

LEC-502

Nvidia encoder is not supported on Windows 7.

LEC-529

In consecutive scheduled events, 5 seconds will be missing from the end of the first event.

LEC-630

PowerPoint slides will not be recorded when presentation is in Protected View.

LEC-660

Resources will only show in the Monitoring Dashboard once the first beacon is reported.


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Kaltura Lecture Capture - November 1, 2017 Release

What's New

The current release of Kaltura Lecture Capture includes the following:

  • Improved CPU notifications - CPU notifications are optimized to appear only when CPU utilization may affect recording quality. 
  • Improvements to handling of hardware device disconnections or changes in inputs. 
  • Performance improvements.

Component

Version

Kaltura Lecture Capture Application (Windows)

2.1.743

Kaltura MediaSpace

5.65.12

Player

 2.62

 

Resolved Issues

ID#

Description

LEC-618

Changing the aspect ratio of the screen resolution during the recording causes the application to pause the recording and does not resume. 

LEC-658

Forcing the computer to sleep during recording may cause issues with the recording.

LEC-474

When an input device is disconnected while recording, the previous input settings may not be available. The recording will be paused and a notification will be shown to the user, however the user will not be able to resume recording and will need to start a new recording. 

Known Issues

ID#

Description

LEC-680 Previews are not loaded when starting a scheduled event earlier and an adhoc recording is running.
LEC-205 When minimizing and maximizing the setup wizard, it appears on the edge of the screen.
LEC-202 The Temp icon file is not deleted.
LEC-194 Not all folders are deleted after uninstalling the application.
LEC-461 When the scheduled event end time is changed mid recording, it does not affect the actual end time.
LEC-284 Camera preview is not available when selecting v410 color space. 
LEC-528 When recording with Logitech camera 922 and selecting color space NV12, CPU may reach 100%. 

Limitations

ID#

Description

LEC-190, LEC-191 Capture card Osprey 260e, 210e are currently not supported due to missing WMF support.
LEC-193 When using an Inogeni capture device, it is important to have the capture resolution match the aspect ratio of the input device. Mismatched aspect ratios may lead to flickering.
LEC-281 When the recordings directory is changed to a network folder, the upload will not work.
LEC-502 Nvidia encoder is not supported on Windows 7.
LEC-529 In consecutive scheduled events, 5 seconds will be missing from the end of the first event.
LEC-630 PowerPoint slides will not be recorded when presentation is in Protected View.
LEC-660 Resources will only show in the Monitoring Dashboard once the first beacon is reported.


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Kaltura Lecture Capture - September 24, 2017 Release

What's New

The current release of Kaltura Lecture Capture includes the following:

  • Monitoring Dashboard - Admins can now monitor each installation of Kaltura Lecture Capture with the ability to track recordings and uploads. See Kaltura Lecture Capture - Administrator's Guide for more details.
  • Slides Capture - Kaltura Lecture Capture now captures PowerPoint slides automatically as part of the recording. For more information see Recording PowerPoint Slides.
  • Support for Bring Your Own Device use cases - Kaltura Lecture Capture can now record any two inputs, camera and screen, two screens, or two cameras. This enables users to connect their own laptop to the recording computer and record the laptop's screen. 
  • Extend a scheduled recording - enables users to extend their scheduled recording in case a session runs over time. See Extending a Scheduled Recording.
  • Silent start setting - See Kaltura Lecture Capture Settings for details.
  • Performance improvements.

Component

Version

Kaltura Lecture Capture Application (Windows)

2.0.682

Kaltura MediaSpace

5.64.08

Player

 2.61.1

 

Resolved Issues

ID#

Description

 LEC-615 

Notifications and 5-second countdown do not appear on Windows 10 Creators Edition.

LEC-629

Default service URL and recording path are not applied when installing via command line and need to be specified. 

LEC-453

The screen reader may not work properly when trying to read drop down lists. 

Known Issues

ID#

Description

LEC-618 Changing the aspect ratio of the screen resolution during the recording causes the application to pause the recording and does not resume. 
LEC-658 Forcing the computer to sleep during recording may cause issues with the recording. 
LEC-680 Previews are not loaded when starting a scheduled event earlier and an adhoc recording is running.
LEC-205 When minimizing and maximizing the setup wizard, it appears on the edge of the screen.
LEC-202 The Temp icon file is not deleted.
LEC-194 Not all folders are deleted after uninstalling the application.
LEC-461 When the scheduled event end time is changed mid recording, it does not affect the actual end time.
LEC-474 When an input device is disconnected while recording, the previous input settings may not be available. The recording will be paused and a notification will be shown to the user, however the user will not be able to resume recording and will need to start a new recording. 
LEC-284 Camera preview is not available when selecting v410 color space. 
LEC-528 When recording with Logitech camera 922 and selecting color space NV12, CPU may reach 100%. 

Limitations

ID#

Description

LEC-190, LEC-191 Capture card Osprey 260e, 210e are currently not supported due to missing WMF support.
LEC-193 When using an Inogeni capture device, it is important to have the capture resolution match the aspect ratio of the input device. Mismatched aspect ratios may lead to flickering.
LEC-281 When the recordings directory is changed to a network folder, the upload will not work.
LEC-502 Nvidia encoder is not supported on Windows 7.
LEC-529 In consecutive scheduled events, 5 seconds will be missing from the end of the first event.
LEC-630 PowerPoint slides will not be recorded when presentation is in Protected View.
LEC-660 Resources will only show in the Monitoring Dashboard once the first beacon is reported.


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Kaltura Lecture Capture - August 27, 2017 Release

What's New

The current release of Kaltura Lecture Capture includes the following:

  • Fix - In some cases starting recording failed when using a Logitech webcam. This release fixes the error. 

Component

Version

Kaltura Lecture Capture Application (Windows)

1.2.653

Player

 2.53.3

Resolved Issues

ID#

Description

NA In some cases starting recording failed when using a Logitech webcam. This release fixes the error.

Known Issues

ID#

Description

 LEC-453  The screen reader may not work properly when trying to read drop down lists. 
LEC-205 When minimizing and maximizing the setup wizard, it will appear on the edge of the screen.
LEC-202 The Temp icon file is not deleted.
LEC-194 Not all folders are deleted after uninstalling the application.
LEC-461 When the scheduled event end time is changed mid recording, it does not affect the actual end time.
LEC-474 When an input device is disconnected while recording, the previous input settings may not be available. The recording will be paused and a notification will be shown to the user, however the user will not be able to resume recording and will need to start a new recording. 
LEC-284 Camera preview is not available when selecting v410 color space. 
LEC-528 When recording with Logitech camera 922 and selecting color space NV12, CPU may reach 100%. 

Limitations

 

ID#

Description

LEC-190, LEC-191 Capture card Osprey 260e, 210e are currently not supported due to missing WMF support.
LEC-193 When using an Inogeni capture device, it is important to have the capture resolution match the aspect ratio of the input device. Mismatched aspect ratios may lead to flickering.
LEC-281 When the recordings directory is changed to a network folder, the upload will not work.
LEC-502 Nvidia encoder is not supported on Windows 7.
LEC-529 In consecutive scheduled events, 5 seconds will be missing from the end of the first event.

 

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Kaltura Lecture Capture - July 30, 2017 Release

What's New

The current release of Kaltura Lecture Capture includes the following:

  • 5-second countdown before recording starts
  • Recording of system audio is now supported.
  • Improved notifications with updated text and easier readability 
  • Camera is released when application is minimized and not recording

Component

Version

Kaltura Lecture Capture Application (Windows)

1.2.603

Player

 2.53.3

Resolved Issues

ID#

Description

LEC-534 Notifications text and UI have been improved.
LEC-535 Notifications will appear even when the application is minimized.
LEC-533 Hostname is now configurable through the MSI (relevant for on-premise installations).
LEC-464 When viewing recording information of a scheduled recording, the Cancel button has been removed.
LEC-362 Settings files have been updated, all updates should be done in local settings folder.
LEC-333 For scheduled events, the recording timer now counts backwards showing how much time is left for the event.
LEC-136 A new configuration was added to define how long after the recording starts the application will minimize: minimizeRecordingDelaySec.
LEC-104 A 5-second countdown before recording starts has been added.
LEC-88 A user can now easily identify the selected monitor.
LEC-86 Recording of system audio has been added.

Known Issues

ID#

Description

 LEC-453  The screen reader may not work properly when trying to read drop down lists. 
LEC-205 When minimizing and maximizing the setup wizard, it will appear on the edge of the screen.
LEC-202 The Temp icon file is not deleted.
LEC-194 Not all folders are deleted after uninstalling the application.
LEC-461 When the scheduled event end time is changed mid recording, it does not affect the actual end time.
LEC-474 When an input device is disconnected while recording, the previous input settings may not be available. The recording will be paused and a notification will be shown to the user, however the user will not be able to resume recording and will need to start a new recording. 
LEC-284 Camera preview is not available when selecting v410 color space. 
LEC-528 When recording with Logitech camera 922 and selecting color space NV12, CPU may reach 100%. 

Limitations

 

ID#

Description

LEC-190, LEC-191 Capture card Osprey 260e is currently not supported due to missing WMF support.
LEC-193 When using an Inogeni capture device, it is important to have the capture resolution match the aspect ratio of the input device. Mismatched aspect ratios may lead to flickering.
LEC-281 When the recordings directory is changed to a network folder, the upload will not work.
LEC-502 Nvidia encoder is not supported on Windows 7.
LEC-529 In consecutive scheduled events, 5 seconds will be missing from the end of the first event.

 

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Kaltura Lecture Capture - June 19, 2017 Release

The current release of Kaltura Lecture Capture includes the following:

  • Improved workflow for HW disconnections, including better notifications and recovery options
  • Auto launch on login – application will launch automatically when user logs into the computer
  • Bug fixes (See below.)

Component

Version

Kaltura Lecture Capture Application (Windows)

 1.1.523

Player

 2.53.2

KMS

5.60.12

Resolved Issues

ID#

Description

LEC-492 When disk space is less than 500MB, the recording will stop and notify the user. The disk space threshold is configurable.
LEC-319 The application will now auto launch when the user logs in to the computer. This can be configured by the admin.
LEC-138 The application can now be configured to be minimized automatically once a recording starts. This is turned off by default. 
LEC-140 Users will receive notification when audio is disconnected.
LEC-58 Users will receive notification when the camera is disconnected.
LEC-57 When an input is disconnected and re-connected, the recording will recover and the user will be able to resume. 
LEC-507 The issue causing a 15-second delay in consecutive scheduled events has been resolved.
LEC-503 The issue causing the application to fail to load after the computer went into sleep mode during a recording has been resolved.
LEC-501 The issue causing the following capture cards: Magewell Pro or Inogeni USB to fail with latest Windows 10 update has been resolved.

Known Issues

ID#

Description

LEC-488 When a user is in the Scheduling tab, the scheduled recording may fail to start. A notification is displayed that the recording did not start. 
LEC-453 The screen reader may not work properly when trying to read drop down lists. 
LEC-428 When there are multiple notifications displayed at the same time, some may be hidden behind the screen preview. 
LEC-205 When minimizing and maximizing the setup wizard, it will appear on the edge of the screen.
LEC-202 The Temp icon file is not deleted.
LEC-397 When using capture card Magewell USB2HDM and the screen frame rate is 59HZ, some resolutions are not available. 
LEC-473 The tool tip in the Scheduling tab may freeze at times. 
LEC-194 Not all folders are deleted after uninstalling the application.
LEC-497 Audio with low sample rates are not supported.
LEC-461 When the scheduled event end time is changed mid recording, it does not affect the actual end time.

Limitations

 

ID#

Description

LEC-190, LEC-191 Capture card Osprey 260e is currently not supported due to missing WMF support.
LEC-193 When using an Inogeni capture device, it is important to have the capture resolution match the aspect ratio of the input device. Mismatched aspect ratios may lead to flickering.
LEC-281 When the recordings directory is changed to a network folder, the upload will not work.
LEC-502 Nvidia encoder is not supported on Windows 7.
LEC-529 In consecutive scheduled events, 5 seconds will be missing from the end of the first event.

 

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Kaltura Lecture Capture - June 2017 Release

Kaltura Lecture Capture enables you to create high quality recordings in every classroom. From managing your automated schedule to background upload, Kaltura Lecture Capture provides a simple, user-centric interface with an easy to use workflow. Kaltura's robust platform allows you to manage your captured content and share it within your LMS or video portal.

Kaltura Lecture Capture includes:

  • HD recording of screen and camera
  • Support for software management install
  • Automated recording schedule
  • Ad-hoc recordings
  • Background upload
  • Automated publishing to KMS and KAF

Component

Version

Kaltura Lecture Capture Application (Windows)

 1.0.492

Player

 2.53.2

KMS

5.60.12

Known Issues

ID#

Description

 LEC-488 When a user is in the Scheduling tab, the scheduled recording may fail to start. A notification is displayed that the recording did not start. 
 LEC-501 When using the following capture cards in the camera preview: Magewell Pro or Inogeni USB, with the latest Windows 10 update, some unexpected issues may occur.  Workaround: Revert to an earlier Windows 10 version to resolve the issue. 
LEC-453 The screen reader may not work properly when trying to read drop down lists. 
LEC-428 When there are multiple notifications displayed at the same time, some may be hidden behind the screen preview. 
LEC-205 When minimizing and maximizing the setup wizard, it will appear on the edge of the screen.
LEC-202 The Temp icon file is not deleted.
LEC-397 When using capture card Magewell USB2HDM and the screen frame rate is 59HZ, some resolutions are not available. 
LEC-473 The tool tip in the Scheduling tab may freeze at times. 
LEC-194 Not all folders are deleted after uninstalling the application.
LEC-497 Audio with low sample rates are not supported.
LEC-507 When a recording is scheduled immediately after another recording, there is a 15 second delay.

Limitations

 

ID#

Description

LEC-190 LEC-191 Capture card Osprey 260e is currently not supported due to missing WMF support.
LEC-193 When using an Inogeni capture device, it is important to have the capture resolution match the aspect ratio of the input device. Mismatched aspect ratios may lead to flickering.
LEC-281 When the recordingsDIR is changed to a network folder, the upload will not work.
LEC-502 Nvidia encoder is not supported on Windows 7.

 

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