Opencast is a flexible, scalable and reliable video capture, distribution, and management system for academic institutions. Opencast is built by a growing community of developers in collaboration with leading universities and organizations worldwide.
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2019 Opencast summit, January 16-18, Zurich, Switzerland. The call for proposals has been published.
Opencast 4.5 has been released
30 October 2018 Opencast 4.5 is the fifth maintenance release for Opencast 4.0. Opencast 4.0 focuses on end user ease-of-use to make the day-to-day lives of Adopters easier. This release has an updated asset management core enabling centralized property storage, as well as many user interface tweaks and performance improvements. Read more…
Opencast 3.7 has been released
16 October 2018 This new release includes the popular Paella Player, a new Animate service to create exciting trailers, a Live Streaming Scheduler and many more improvements. Read more…
Meeting of the German-speaking community in Erlangen, Germany
29 September 2018 Recordings are now available of the meeting of the German-speaking community in Erlangen, Germany Read more…
19 September 2018 The Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nürnberg is one of Germanys largest universities and has a long tradition in lecture recordings. Read more…
Opencast Annotation Tool 2.0 - QA started
30 July 2018 For the upcoming release 2.0 of the Annotation Tool we need help for the QA Read more…
Schedule events to automatically record based on a pre-defined timetable and capture both video(s) of the presenter and the computer signal.
Bulk edit and trim video recordings. The UI provides graphical visualization of standard edits and can therefore significantly reduce editing time.
A scalable infrastructure to encode video, generate metadata and preview images, create captioning and bulk edit to support video processing at scale.
Publish recordings for download or on-demand viewing via YouTube, RSS, Atom-feeds or with OAI-PMH.
The media player is a standalone application or embedded on blogs, wikis or a content management system.
A robust dashboard to manage, configure and track the status and performance of video content and distribution channels.
Opencast has an active, helpful and engaging community. Here you can find information on how to get in contact with us.
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