Installing Classroom Capture Software

Classroom Capture is a Windows-only application that turns a classroom PC into a capture device for the room. The Classroom Capture software is available through the Downloads page in Echo360. The installation wizard guides you through installation.

Downloads option on Settings menu identified as described

 

To install Classroom Capture

  1. Log onto the classroom PC as a user with administrator rights.
  2. Open Echo360 and log in as an Echo360 administrator.
  3. Click the Settings icon in the top right corner of the screen, and select Downloads from the menu (shown in the above figure).
  4. From the Downloads page, click the Windows Download link provided for Classroom Capture.
  5. Locate the downloaded installer (.exe file) and launch it. If you receive a warning message, click Yes to trust the download and proceed.
  6. Click Next to proceed through the installer,
  7. Accept the default Installation and Data directories or click the folder icons for each to select different locations for these files.
    CCAP Install wizard data and installation directores page as described
  8. Click Next to continue through the wizard.
  9. A dialog box appears, identifying the MAC address of the computer. Make a note of the MAC address, as you will need it to assign the CCAP device to a room. You can also find the MAC address on the Settings page of the CCAP application (shown below).
  10. Click OK.
  11. When installation completes, click Finish.

Launch Classroom Capture (it may launch automatically after installation if the Launch Classroom Capture checkbox is enabled on the final installation pane). This allows you to see what is being captured by the currently attached devices, and adjust them accordingly. The input selections and preview/monitor panes are shown in the below figure.

CCAP window open with input previews marked

Click the Settings icon located in the top right corner of the CCAP window to open the Settings page, shown below. The MAC address of the computer is listed in the Serial Number field, if you need to reference it after installation. The page also shows information about uploaded captures and logs, as well as system up and last sync time.

CCAP Settings page