Echo360 Universal Capture Installation Guide

Echo360 Universal Capture Personal is a simple video application for education that provides identical capabilities, and consistent user experience across Mac and PC. Universal Capture allows you to create videos in your office or anywhere off-campus. Record your screen, audio, and video from your webcam (optional). Videos are made available in Canvas.

This guide covers how to install Universal Capture Personal on your university machine or personal machine.


Download Universal Capture for a University owned Computer

Windows Devices

  • Click on the Start button or Search icon, and type: Software Center [press enter when it appears in the list]
  • Under Applications, you will find a list of software packages.
  • Select the Echo360 Universal Capture Personal, then choose Install.
  • You may need to need to reboot your machine after installation has completed.

An image: Steps to install Universal Capture Personal on a University computer


Mac Devices

  • Once ITS has Jamf Pro configured (and deployed to all Mac users), this portal will be announced as being active and available. Until then, please refer to the section "Download Universal Capture for Your Personal Computer." If you are unable to install the Mac software please Create a Ticket and someone from ITS will follow up with you.


Download Universal Capture for Your Personal Computer

  1. Login to Echo360 visit
  2. Click the gear icon (upper-right) select Downloads
  3. Choose the appropriate for your computer, "Mac Download" or "Windows Download".

Downloads page


Windows 10 (64-bit)

  • The installation file will download to your computer.
    1. Google Chrome: The installation file downloads automatically and will display in the bottom-left of your browser.
    2. Firefox: You will need to save the file first. The installation file will appear in the Downloads button (upper-right) in your browser.

Mac (OS X 10.13) or higher.

  • Click the downloaded file which ends in .dmg to install Universal Capture


You are ready to record outside the classroom view this guide on Capturing Lectures Outside of the Classroom.


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