Opencast News

2019 Opencast Summit in Review

February 12, 2019
More than 70 people joined the party for the 10th anniversary of the Opencast project.

2019 Opencast Board Elections

February 12, 2019

Opencast Developer Workshop

January 14, 2019
For everybody who is interested in contributing to Opencast, or adopting it to the local needs ELAN e.V. is offering a developer workshop. Admission is free!  November 13-15, 2018, Osnabrück, Germany

Lottery for Opencast Starter Sets

January 14, 2019
The lottery ends on January 17th, 2019.

2019 Opencast Fundraising

January 14, 2019
The annual fundraiser organized by the Opencast board has successfully collected the funds necessary to jointly finance activities, infrastructure, or services relevant to Opencast.

Opencast 4.5 Released

October 30, 2018
Opencast 4.5 is the fifth maintenance release for Opencast 4.0. Opencast 4.0 focuses on end user ease-of-use to make the day-to-day lives of Adopters easier. This release has an updated asset management core enabling centralized property storage, as well as many user interface tweaks and performance improvements. See the news item at https://opencast.org/2018-10-30-opencast4-5-released.html for more details

Opencast 3.7 Released

October 16, 2018
This new release includes the popular Paella Player, a new Animate service to create exciting trailers, a Live Streaming Scheduler and many more improvements. See the news item at https://opencast.org/2018-10-16-opencast3-7-released.html for more details

Survey for Opencast Developer Workshop

May 14, 2018
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Opencast Community Summit 2018: Registration is Open

May 9, 2018
The annual Opencast conference will be hosted from February 14 to February 16, 2018 at the University of Vienna. The meeting will allow participants from the Opencast community to present their current activities related to Opencast and academic video management in general.

Opencast Community Summit 2018: Registration is Open

May 9, 2018
The annual Opencast conference will be hosted from February 14 to February 16, 2018 at the University of Vienna. The meeting will allow participants from the Opencast community to present their current activities related to Opencast and academic video management in general.

Recap 2018 Opencast Summit, Vienna

March 26, 2018
75 members of the Opencast community convened at the University of Vienna to join the 2018 Opencast summit. Recordings of the talks are now available.

Recap 2018 Opencast Summit, Vienna

March 26, 2018
75 members of the Opencast community convened at the University of Vienna to join the 2018 Opencast summit. Recordings of the talks are now available.

Opencast Community Summit 2018: Registration is Open

January 16, 2018
The annual Opencast conference will be hosted from February 14 to February 16, 2018 at the University of Vienna. The meeting will allow participants from the Opencast community to present their current activities related to Opencast and academic video management in general.

Opencast 4.0 Release

January 15, 2018
Released on December 8, 2017.

Opencast Community Summit 2018: Registration is Open

January 15, 2018
The annual Opencast conference will be hosted from February 14 to February 16, 2018 at the University of Vienna. The meeting will allow participants from the Opencast community to present their current activities related to Opencast and academic video management in general.

Opencast 2.3.5 and 3.4

December 11, 2017
Released on Monday, December 4, 2017

Opencast Release Manager

November 8, 2017

Opencast 3.0 Release

July 18, 2017

Opencast Community Summit 2016

April 5, 2016
March 14th to 16th at the University of Cologne, Germany

Opencast 2.1 Release on Dec. 8

November 9, 2015
As next major release, Opencast 2.1 is to be released on December 8, 2015. The release process strives forward and we are currently in the public QA phase.