Installation Instructions (Mac)

Some users might need administrative privileges to install software on a Tufts-owned machine. If you cannot install the software, please contact the TTS Help Desk (617-627-3376) for assistance. You are also welcome to install the software on your personal machine, which shouldn't require any special installation permissions.

Download the Universal Capture: Personal software

Go to and log in. (How do I access Echo360?) Under Universal Capture: Personal, select Mac Download.

If you see an error when you try to access the Downloads page, you may not have an instructor role in Echo360. See How do I get instructor access to my courses in Echo360? or email [email protected] and request an instructor role.

Download the Personal Capture software.

Run the installer

Find the .dmg installer file (Most likely on your Desktop or in your Downloads folder). Double-click on the .dmg file to open it and reveal a .pkg file.  

Mac installer

Double-click on the .pkg file to run the installer.

Install Echo360 package icon

Continue with the setup wizard

After the setup wizard is complete and the application is installed, an Echo360 icon will be visible in your Applications folder.

Application icon