How to: Download and playback a recording on a Mac

Mac logoUnless your instructor has disabled the feature, all students are able to download class recordings onto their computers. This means that Tegrity recordings can be viewed anywhere and at any time, even without an internet connection. Downloading courses to your computer makes studying convenient, especially if you’re studying from a place where internet access is unavailable, such as in an airplane or outdoors. All of your recordings are available 24/7.

Note: These instructions are on how to download and playback recordings on a Mac. For instructions on how to download and playback recordings on a PC, click here.

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There are two ways to save Tegrity recordings to your computer:

1. From your Courses page:

a. Click on the course title where the recordings you wish to download are located

b. To the right of each recording you will see a check box, check the recordings you want to download

Select multiple recordings Mac

You may select multiple recordings
The amount and length of selected recordings will impact download time

c. When the recordings are checked, roll your mouse over “Recording Tasks” and click “Download”

Recording tasks - Download

Tegrity Download Manager should launch or you will be prompted to install it

d. The Download Manager will open

If not, please ensure you have enabled pop-ups on your web browser

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e. Click “Yes

f. On the next window click “Continue”

Install download manager 1

g. Enter your Mac password when prompted and click “Install software”

Install download manager Mac login 3

You will receive a message stating “The installation was successful.” Click “Close”

You are now ready to select and download multiple recordings.



2. You can also find the download icon on the Tegrity playback screen

a. Click the download icon download icon

downoad icon

b. The Tegrity Download Manager should launch, or you will be prompted to install it (See steps above)

01 Download manager from recording download icon

c. The download will start automatically

Note: By default, your recording has been saved: Users>User_Name>Videos>My Tegrity Recordings>Sessions



Playing back your Tegrity recording requires that you select the correct file inside of the folder where your recording is located.

1. Click on your recording’s folder

The folder name will be something like: AWS Research Course_Fri, Nov 06, 12 10 PM_2e74cc0f-db58-4861-985f-b9ea9f84de62

This folder will contain two folders:



Your recording files are in the “Recording” Folder

2. Double click Default.htm

Default htm

Your “default” web browser will open (although no internet is needed) and your downloaded recording will play with all activated functions, such as bookmarks and controlled playback.


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