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YuJa | About YuJa Software Capture

When it comes to making educational videos, there are various options at your fingertips. You can create a screen recording where you show a PowerPoint presentation, or you can film something in the field and edit it yourself.

We're going to take a closer look at YuJa Software Capture, which is a tool for capturing what's on your screen. It's like a virtual camera that can record videos of your lectures, presentations, and other teaching materials. Afterwards, you can share these videos with your students using platforms like YuJa or Brightspace.

In this article you will learn:

When to use the YuJa Software Capture

Simplifying your teaching tasks and enhancing student engagement become effortlessly achievable through the utilization of screencasting. This method saves you from the repetitive cycle of answering identical questions.

Screencasting finds its application in various scenarios, such as:

  • Documenting procedures and addressing common inquiries.
  • Bestowing students with audio-visual feedback, closely simulating a one-on-one conversation.
  • Crafting lessons that remain accessible to students regardless of time and location.
  • Providing support to substitute lecturers when unforeseen class absences arise.

How to install YuJa Software Capture

Installation on a WUR laptop is differs in that it happens via the Software Center. Installing on a WUR laptop via the Software Center ensures that updates can happen.

Using a WUR laptop

If you are using a WUR laptop, YuJa Software Capture is available in the Software Center. Open the application and on the top right corner

  1. Search for YuJa
  1. Click on the icon

On the pop-up window :

  1. Click on Install

Using a non-WUR laptop

Login to using your WUR credentials. In the green bar at the top of the screen;

Click on Create Recording

In the green navigation bar at the top of the screen, click on Create recording

You will then be prompted to :

  • start a session, or to
  • download the software.

Simply click on the download link to download the version needed for your operating system.

You can start a session or download the application

How to log into YuJa Sofware Capture

Once the software launches, you can login using Wageningen University and Research Single-Sign-on with your WUR username and password.


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