Opencast Video Solution

The free and open source solution for automated video capture and distribution at scale.

Opencast was designed to be a flexible and customizable video capture and distribution option for modern institutions. Opencast is built by a growing community of developers in collaboration with leading universities and organizations worldwide.


Schedule events to automatically record based on a pre-defined timetable and, capture both video of the presenter and the PC screen.


Bulk edit and trim video recordings. The editor provides graphical visualization of elements such as audio can 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.

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Getting Started with Opencast