Distance Learning Studios - Download and Play Mediasite Lecture Recordings

Last Updated: 07/11/2019
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This tutorial is operating system independent.

Overview

This tutorial illustrates how to download and play Mediasite Lecture Recordings (P2G, Podcast/Mp3 and Vodcast).

Step

Login to D2L and navigate to the applicable course catalog page that lists all lecture recordings. Click the Download button to open a dropdown menu. 

Step

Select from the following options:  

  • Publish To Go for a P2G file
  • Audio (Podcast) for an MP3 audio-only file of the lecture content
  • Video (Composite Video) for an MP4 vodcast file for streaming

Step

For P2G downloads:

If the download has not been created, you will need to select Submit in order to create the download.

Step

The popup will change to indicate the download is being created. You may wait for it to complete here or close the window and come back later. When finished, click Download to download your lecture.

Step

Navigate to the downloads area on your device and find the file ending with .p2g.zip. Unzip the contents:

  • On Windows, right click the zip file, select Extract All, then click Extract button on the popup window.
  • On Mac, double click the zip file.

Step

In the unzipped folder, open Default.html with your browser to view the recording.

Step

For Podcast downloads

Launch the .MP3 using an audio player application on your device.

Step

For MP4 vodcast downloads

Launch the .MP4 using a video player application on your device.