Opencast Administration Guide

Welcome to the Opencast Universe! Opencast is an open-source enterprise level lecture recording system. The core of the system delivers functionality for scheduling, media encoding, editing and content delivery. For lecture capture, Opencast provides capture agent software and third party appliances are available. An awesome community provides new features and support.

The Software

Opencast contains everything you need for scheduling captures, trimming, captioning, and conversion of output media to several formats and our engage components. The core can be deployed on one (all-in-one deployment) or many (distributed deployment) Linux servers so your Opencast installation can grow with the needs of your university.

Release Documentation

The Opencast Release Documentation is the official Opencast documentation for each release. It contains:

Further Documentation

In addition to this official documentation, you can get help on the mailing lists, the IRC channel, and at the regular meetings. You can find all of these linked on docs.opencast.org.