Admins: Install Screencast-O-Matic for all your Chromebook Users

Admins: Install Screencast-O-Matic for all your Chromebook Users

Admins: Install Screencast-O-Matic for all your Chromebook Users

If your company or organization administers a fleet of Chromebooks with ChromeOS, you can bulk install the Screencast-O-Matic screen recorder and video editor from within the Google G Suite administration screen.

Key reasons to install on your organization's Chromebooks:

  • Deploy the Screencast-O-Matic Chromebook screen recorder and video editor application to all Chromebooks in your organization
  • Easily deploy software updates to the Screencast-O-Matic Chromebook screen recorder and video editor across all Chrome devices

 

How to force install on ChromeOS

Log in to the Google Admin Console

  1. Navigate to the Google Admin console.
  2. Click on 'Device Management'.
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  3. Select 'Chrome Management'.
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  4. Select 'User Settings'.                                          
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  5. Select 'Organizations' and choose the organizational unit (OU) to deploy the recorder application to.
  6. Scroll down to Apps and Extensions, make sure "Force Installation" is turned on, and click on the link "Manage force-installed apps".             

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Add the Screencast-O-Matic Application

  1. Under Force-Installed Apps and Extensions, click the 'Chrome Web Store' button.
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  2. Type in "Screencast-O-Matic" into the search box and find the Screencast-O-Matic application.  Select "Add" on both to add the Screencast-O-Matic Chromebook application and the Chrome browser extension launcher.  Note:  only the Chromebook application is required for proper functionality.  However, it is recommended to add the Chrome browser extension as well for simplified launching from within the Chrome browser itself. 
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  3. Important: Make sure to click Save in order to save your changes.Screen_Shot_2018-10-19_at_2.54.03_PM_copy.png

 

The Screencast-O-Matic application should now begin deploying to the users of your organization.

  

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