Using CaptureSpace


CaptureSpace is a lightweight client application for Windows and Mac that provides a variety of recording and annotation tools. It is available in My Media through Canvas. Types of recordings include any combination of:

  • audio
  • screen
  • webcam
  • PowerPoint presentation

capture space recorder

Installing (first time only)


  • The video above is for CaptureSpace Lite, but all of the steps apply to CaptureSpace
  • Administrator permissions are not needed to install
  • It only needs to be installed one time on each computer
  • There is a version for Mac and for Windows


Steps to install CaptureSpace

  1. From your Canvas profile, select CaptureSpace from the Add New drop-down list from the My Media drop-down list.
  2. Click the link for Mac or for Windows.
  3. Double-click to install.

Using: Screen Recording

Note Annotations can also be made.

Additional Resources

Last Updated: 
Thursday, June 14, 2018
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