Downloading and Installing Echo360 Universal Capture

This guide will demonstrate how to download and install Echo360 Universal Capture to your personal computer.

Echo360 Universal Capture: Personal is now compatible with all Apple computers, including newer Apple hardware that uses the M1 Chip. Select the appropriate download link for the type of computer you are using.

Accessing Echo360 Software Downloads

After logging into the Echo360 Active Learning Platform, software downloads can be accessed using the following method:

  1. Click on the gear icon
  2. Select Downloads from the menu.

Downloading the Echo360 Universal Capture Installer

On the Downloads page, locate Universal Capture: Personal, and select the installer for the type of operating system installed on your computer (Mac-Intel/Mac-Silicon/Windows)

Mac Installation Instructions

If you are using a Mac with an Intel chip, choose the Mac-Intel link. If you are using a Mac with an Apple M1 chip, choose the Apple-Silicon link to download the correct installer

Tip: Students can also use Echo360 Universal Capture. If you require students to record videos and upload them to the Blackboard course site, then share the following documentation link with your students to get started with Echo360. This documentation link contains step-by-step navigation to downloading and using Echo360

Installing Universal Capture, Part 1

Images shown in this section may vary based on the operating system installed on your computer, and what you see may appear differently than the images in this guide.

Your web browser will ask you if you want to open the installer file. Select Run or Save File to get started with the installation process.

Your computer will then ask where you would like to save the installation package. Select a location and click Save to continue.

Open the Echo360 Capture Installer file on your computer, and then open the Install Echo360 Capture (personal) installation package.

Installing the Echo360 Universal Capture, Part 2

The installation wizard will now be open on your Computer. Click Continue to begin the process and follow the prompts as presented.

After completing the installation wizard, the software will be installed. You may now close the installation wizard and launch the Echo360 capture software.

Windows Installation Instructions

Locate the installer file in your computer's file directory and click on the file to open it.

The installer will open. You will see a prompt labeled Welcome to the Echo360 Universal Capture Setup Wizard. Click the Next button to continue.

You will now be asked to review the system requirements. Click the Next button to continue.

You will now be presented with the End User License Agreement. Check the checkbox labeled "I accept the terms of the License Agreement"

You will now be asked to select the installation directory for the program and data files. The system will assign a default directory, or you can click change to choose a different directory location.

The installer is now ready to start the installation process. Click the Install button to start.

Once the installation process is finished, click the Finish button to close the installer. The software is now ready to use.