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 Echo360 ALP Personal Capture Install for Mac

 Instructions for installing the Echo360 Personal Capture software for Mac.

Personal Capture (PCAP) is a stand-alone application designed to be used by Instructors on their personal computers to generate captures outside of the classroom environment.

Install Personal Capture for Mac
*Note: Be sure your Mac is running at least Mac OS X 10.8 or later before installing.

1.  Log into the Echo360 Active Learning Platform.
2.  Click the Settings menu to open it and select Downloads, as shown in the below figure.
3.  Click the Mac Download link from the Personal Capture section of the Downloads page, shown below. This will download an .app file for installing PCAP. The installer must be run locally, so save the file to your computer.

    Download page in ALP with settings menu open and download option identified

4.  Locate the downloaded Echo360PersonalCaptureInstaller.app file. It should be located in the Downloads folder (Finder > Downloads).
a.  Your security settings will probably not allow you to launch the installer from the Downloads list in the Mac toolbar. Follow the
             steps below to bypass the security warning.

5.  Right-click or control+click the .app file and select Open from the pop-up menu.
6.  On the warning message that appears, click Open.
7.  Once the installer is launched, follow the prompts to complete installation.

Uninstall Personal Capture from Mac

Uninstalling Personal Capture is easy. However, make sure that you have backed up your recordings to separate storage (an external hard drive, USB flash drive, cloud storage server, etc.) before uninstalling, or that they have been uploaded to ALP.

*Please Note: All captures and logs are deleted when the program is uninstalled.

1.  Open the Applications folder (Finder > Applications).
2.  Find Personal Capture in the list of applications and delete it.


 If you have any issues or require assistance, please contact the IT@UC Service Desk at (513)556-HELP (4357)

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