Record Your Computer Screen with Ensemble Anthem

Description

Ensemble Anthem allows you to record what is happening on your desktop, along with the audio,  and upload to Ensemble Video.

Environment

These steps are intended for both Macintosh and Windows operating environments with the Ensemble Anthem software installed.

How To

1. Open up Ensemble Anthem

2. You will see 4 options for recording:

  • Screen: Capture both computer desktop screen and computer microphone audio
  • Screen & Webcam: Capture computer desktop screen, computer microphone audio and computer webcam video
  • Webcam: Capture ONLY computer webcam video and microphone audio
  • Voice: Capture ONLY computer microphone audio.

3. Any of these options will work, but for this demonstration, choose the Screen option. 

4. After selecting this option, a large red rectangle will appear on your screen. This indicates you will be recording your entire desktop. If this is your intent, click the Record button.

5. To record only a specific area of your desktop, click the Select Area radio button on the Screen Capture Options window and then click the "Select Area" button at the bottom of the window.

6. A small orange rectangle will appear. This represents the area that Ensemble will capture. To move the rectangle, click in the center and drag to a new location.

7. To enlarge the area captured, click and drag on any of the corners.

8. When you are satisfied, click the Start Recording button on the bottom center of the orange rectangle.

9. Anthem will now give you a 5 second countdown before the recording begins.9

10. When you are finished recording, click the Ensemble Anthem logo on your dock (or Option + P) to open up a control window (it will usually appear in the lower right hand corner of your screen). 

11. To stop the recording, press the Done button.

12. Ensemble Anthem will now process your video. The time this takes will vary based on the length of the video and the make and model of your computer.

13. Once processing is finished, the Anthem editor window opens. 

In the editor you can:

  • Trim
  • Chop
  • Add Titles
  • Add Credits

14. Once you are satisfied with your edits, click the Done button.

15. The Upload Options window now opens. Name the Video and add a Description (optional).

16. Next, select:

  • Upload: Upload the video to your Ensemble Video library
  • Preview: Return to the Editor window.
  • Save: Save your video on your local machine for further editing at a later date.

When you click Upload, a window notifies you that the file is being uploaded. This can take time based on the length of the video and the speed of your Internet provider.

Once successfully uploaded, the window notifies a successful upload.

17. Now login to ensemble.bowdoin.edu to see your video. If you're already logged in, you may need to refresh your browser to see your uploaded content.

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Article ID: 114593
Created
Mon 8/24/20 1:54 PM
Modified
Tue 8/25/20 7:34 AM