Video tools



Video recording tools 

Recording tools are used for recording audio, video (through your webcam), and capturing the actions on your screen (screen capture). If recording audio, use a headset with a microphone for better audio quality.

Use recording tools to create screencasts, webcam captures, hand-drawn animations, and Kahn-style pencasts.


myMediasite is an add-on of Mediasite that is available for all UM staff. It allows you to make video presentations and manage them on your own laptop or PC.

With myMediasite it is relatively easy to upload a video to the Mediasite platform. The video’s can be shared with your students either through a link send by mail embedded in EleUM. it is also possible to download the video as an MP4 and publish to YouTube or iTunesU.

Instructions and access 



With Powerpoint you can create professional looking videos. The convenience is that most people are already familiar with Powerpoint. You can add narration, text and animation, export to MP4 and upload to Mediasite or Youtube.

Instruction videos for Powerpoint


If you are a Mac user, editing Powerpoint videos and exporting them with audio is a hassle.

With Keynote however it is also possible to edit videos. You can add narration, text, and animation, export to MP4 and upload to Mediasite or Youtube.

Instruction videos for KeyNote

Collaborate Ultra

Blackboard Collaborate is a virtual classroom application that is easy to use and integrated in Canvas in such a way that you can organise a synchronous (live) session with the students in your course environment. Collaborate enables the delivery of online tutorials, lectures and student group meetings:

  • Live audio and video presentation
  • Exchange text messages
  • Collaborate on a Whiteboard
  • Application and file sharing
  • Record
  • Present Powerpoints
  • Poll option

Official website  | Tutorial 

Windows 10 Game Bar

Windows game bar comes standard with windows 10 and offers convenient screen recording and screen shots options. This allows you to record anything you do on the screen.

Tech Smith Capture

Capture is a screen recording and screen capturing tool by Techsmith. Strong features are the possibility to upload footage of your screen recording to the cloud and send your recipient(s) the the link by email, solving the problem of your video file being to large to send A second strong feature is the possibility to draw on your screen captures (pictures not videos) to highlight an area.

For Mac and Windows (free) | Official website