Welcome to the Opencast docs!

Opencast is an open source video capture and processing software. For more information about the project visit opencast.org

Administration Guide

The Opencast administration guide contains official release documentation and installation and configuration details.

User Guide

This set of documentation is written for users who will primarily access and use Opencast through the administrative user interfaces.

Developer Guide

The Opencast developer guide contains information for active developers and those who want to become involved in Opencast development.


Communication & Help

Mailing lists

Discussions take place in several mailing lists:

You can subscribe via Google Groups (linked above) or simply by sending a mail to [list]+subscribe@opencast.org (e.g. users+subscribe@opencast.org).

IRC channel (Chat)

For occasional quick questions we have an IRC channel on Freenode: #opencast.

Technical meeting

Our weekly meeting of developers and dev-ops takes place in BigBlueButton (room 1, password: welcome) on every Tuesday at 3pm UTC. Feel free to join!

Adopters meeting

Every last Wednesday of each month adopters meet at 11am EDT in the BigBlueButton (room 1, password: welcome). Note that the meeting alternates between international adopters and the German speaking community. Watch the users list for announcements and feel free to join!


Development

Code

You can find the codebase of Opencast in the Git repository hosted at github.com/opencast/opencast. Feel free to fork to project and open pull requests. If you need help or more information, please do not hesitate to ask any question on the developers list.

Bugs

Please report security related bugs by sending an email to security@opencast.org.

Everything else should be filed as a ticket in our issue tracker.