Opencast is a flexible, scalable and reliable video capture, management, and distribution system for academic institutions. Opencast is built by a growing community of developers from leading universities and organizations worldwide.



Opencast at Open Apereo 2019

13 June 2019 Introduction to Opencast Read more…

2019 North American workshop

08 February 2019 Please provide feedback for preparing an Opencast workshop in NA this year. Read more…

Opencast 6.2 has been released

24 January 2019 Opencast 6 maintenance release Read more…

Opencast 5.4 has been released

24 January 2019 Opencast 5 maintenance release Read more…

Recordings of the 2019 Opencast summit

18 January 2019 Recordings are online for the 2019 Opencast summit Read more…

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Schedule events to automatically record based on a pre-defined timetable and capture both video(s) of the presenter and the computer signal.

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Bulk edit and trim video recordings. The UI provides graphical visualization of standard edits and can therefore significantly reduce editing time.

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A scalable infrastructure to encode video, generate metadata and preview images, create captioning and bulk edit to support video processing at scale.

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Publish recordings for download or on-demand viewing via YouTube, RSS, Atom-feeds or with OAI-PMH.

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The media player is a standalone application or embedded on blogs, wikis or a content management system.

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A robust dashboard to manage, configure and track the status and performance of video content and distribution channels.

Get Involved

Opencast has an active, helpful and engaging community. Here you can find information on how to get in contact with us.