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Download Mediasite Desktop Recorder 2

‚ÄčOne of the most advantageous features of the My Mediasite platform is the desktop recorder. Previously, we recommended recording your video with additional applications like Zoom, then uploading the MP4 file into Mediasite. Now, the desktop recorder allows you to create and publish directly to My Mediasite. This document describes how to download, install, and register the desktop recorded application.

Sign In to My Mediasite


  1. Go to uhdmediasite.uhd.edu/mediasite/mymediasite
  2. Enter your UHD Username and Password.

Download Recorder

  1. Click the Add Media button in the top right corner.
  2. a screenshot of the Add Media button
  3. Click the Download the Mediasite Desktop Recorder link.
  4. a screenshot of the Download the Mediasite Desktop Recorder link
  5. On the following page, click the Download for Windows button
  6. Please Note: If you are using an Apple Macintosh computer, click the Show me the Download for Mac link (A)

a screenshot of the Download for WIndows button with the Download for Mac prompt below

Install Recorder


  1. Run the Mediasite Desktop Recorder 2 Setup.exe file.
  2. In the dialogue, click Next, then Install to complete the Installer Wizard.
  3. Click Finish (A) to complete the installation.
  4. Recommended: Check the box to Launch Mediasite Desktop Recorder 2 (B).

a screenshot of the MDR installer wizard

Register Recorder


  1. Open the Mediasite Desktop application.
  2. In the top left, you will see a link titled Register to Sign In. However, clicking this link has no effect.
  3. a screenshot of the Register to Sign In button in the MDR home page
    Note: You may see a notification that explains the steps to complete your registration.
    a screenshot of the MDR registration steps pop up
  4. To register the desktop recorder, return to the webpage where you downloaded it: uhdmediasite.uhd.edu/mediasite/mymediasite/desktop-recorder/download
  5. Click the Register Mediasite Desktop Recorder button at the bottom of Step 3.
  6. a screenshot of the Register button on the Confirm and Register pop up
  7. In the popup, click the Open URL:Desktop Recorder protocol button to complete the registration process.

a screenshot of the Open URL button

You may see system notifications when the desktop recorder is successfully registered and authenticated.
a screenshot of the MDR Registration and Authentication success pop ups
You should now see your username in the top let of the desktop recorder application.

Last updated 2/24/2020 10:13 AM