YuJa Software Capture Tool - Version Release

This article includes YuJa Software Capture Tool version release information and instructions on how to ensure that you are running the most current version of the capture tool.

How to check the YuJa software capture tool for updates:

On a Windows PC:
  1. From within a Canvas course, click on the YuJa course navigation link.
  2. Select Create Recording > Record from your Windows PC or Mac
  3. Click Start to launch the capture tool. 
  4. Once the application opens, navigate to the computer app tray located on the lower right side of the screen and then click on the chevron to view "Show hidden icons".
  5. Right click on the YuJa icon and select Check for Updates.

On a Mac:
To ensure that you are running the latest version on a Mac, sign up for YuJa Email Alerts. The YuJa alerts system provides timely information of upcoming updates, critical alerts and infrastructural changes. 


What's New in the Latest Version Release of the YuJa Software Capture Tool?


The version release incorporates WCAG 2.1 Level AA accessibility-approved colors and an updated UI with improved alignment with WCAG 2.1 Level AA Contrast Requirements.

Image of the YuJa software capture tool udated UI


Redesigned Media Player Sidebar with Improved Visualizations

The YuJa Media Player now offers a redesigned experience for each of the metadata panels of the media player, including a new Chapter Index, Optical Character Recognition (OCR), and Resources Panel. This change was focused on optimizing the visibility and usability of each panel.  >>>  Click here to learn more about the Media Player Sidebar.

GIF Image of YuJa media player side panel featuring the new chapter index panel, the new ocr panel, and the new resources panel


Live Stream Integration Directly into Media Channels 
To make it easier for students to join course-level Live Streams, a new integration within the Media Channels provides notification of active Live Streams to the course. 

Image of YuJa course level live stream notification


Find-and-Replace for Editing Captions 
Caption editors now have a quick find-and-replace workflow to make editing captions more efficient. 

Image of the YuJa video editor "Find and Replace" feature


Insert Video from Your Existing Media Content 
Content Owners can insert existing media into a video stream from their My Media library without having to first upload the content (as was previously the case). 

Image of the YuJa video editor "Insert Video" feature


Simultaneous Editing of Caption Files in Multiple Languages 
Content Owners can now context-switch and edit multiple Caption Files within a single editing session. 

Image of the YuJa video editor "Simultaneous Caption Editing" feature




Keywords:Yuja software capture tool update   Doc ID:115013
Owner:Linda W.Group:UW Parkside
Created:2021-11-29 14:26 CDTUpdated:2021-11-30 17:13 CDT
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