Morae: Installation Instructions

Recorder/Observer

  1. Locate the "Morae_Recorder.msi" or "Morae_Observer.msi" file in your Downloads folder, which will be in C:\Users\YOUR USERNAME \Downloads\

    *TIP: A quick way to get to your Downloads folder is to look for this button on your task bar.



    After clicking it, expand the This PC section on the left, and there should be a Downloads folder here.



  2. In the Downloads folder should be the Morae Recorder and/or Observer installation file. Most likely it will be titled "Morae_Recorder.msi" or "Morae_Observer.msi."  Double click this file to begin the installation process. 



  3. The installation wizard will open.  Click Next and accept the license agreement. 

    NOTE: If you are seeing a screen similar to the one below when you run the install file, then that component of Morae is already installed. Please close this window by clicking the X int he top right corner, and proceed to step 8. 



  4. Enter the user name and the Organization name (this does not need to be the same as the purchaser), and select whether to install for anyone who uses the computer, or just for the administrator.  
  5. Select the installation location.  It is recommended to keep the default location. 
  6. *Morae Recorder Only:  Select the capture options to install.  It is recommended to keep the default selection here (keystroke capture and text capture). 
  7. Choose to create a Desktop shortcut or not.  If unsure, it is recommended to check this box. 
  8. Once step 8 is complete, then that component of Morae (Recorder or Observer) is now installed and ready to use.  To open Morae Recorder/Observer...
      • Windows 8
        • Click on the Start button
        • Choose All apps



        • Locate the Morae section, and then select Morae Recorder or Morae Observer



      • Windows 7/Vista
        • Click on the Start button
        • Choose All Programs
        • Open the TechSmith folder
        • Select Morae Recorder / Morae Observer




 

Manager

  1. Locate the "Morae_Manager_Full.exe" files in your Downloads folder, which will be in C:\Users\YOUR USERNAME \Downloads\

    *TIP: A quick way to get to your Downloads folder is to look for this button on your task bar. 



    After clicking it, expand the This PC section on the left, and there should be a Downloads folder here. 



  2. In the Downloads folder should be the Morae Manager installation file.  Most likely it will be titled "Morae_Manager_Full.exe."  Double click this file to begin the installation process. 



  3. The installation wizard will open, and check to confirm the prerequisites are installed on the system.  Once the prerequisites are installed and display a green check next to each item, click Continue

    NOTE: If you are seeing a screen similar to the one below when you run the install file, then Morae Manager is already installed.  Please close out of this window by clicking the X in the top right corner, and proceed to step 9.



  4. Click Next and accept the license agreement. 
  5. Enter the username and the Organization name (this does not need to be the same as the purchaser), and select whether to install for anyone who uses the computer, or just for the administrator.  
  6. Select the installation location.  It is recommended to keep the default location.
  7. Decide to install the Microsoft Word Add In.  If unsure, it is recommended to keep this box checked. 
  8. Choose to create a Desktop shortcut or not.  If unsure, it is recommended to check this box. 
  9. Once the installation completes, Morae Manager is installed on the computer.  For help with activating Morae Manager, see this article.  To open Morae Manager...

    • Windows 8
      • Click the Start button
      • Choose All apps

      • Locate the Morae section, and then select Morae Manager



    • Windows 7/Vista
      • Click on the Start button
      • Choose All Programs
      • Open the TechSmith folder
      • Select the Morae Manager



 

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