Free version of eLecture is available for download below.
Supported operating systems:
Server: Windows OS, all versions; 32-bit and 64-bit.
Web-based client: any Flash-enabled browser on any OS/device.
Current eLecture version is 2.1.
1. eLecture Server
Server (5.4 MB).
Attention: eLecture Server requires Microsoft SQL
Server to be installed first!
Any version of SQL Server is OK; for 32-bit operating systems we recommend
free SQL Server Express 2005.
For 64-bit operating systems
free SQL Server Express 2008 is recommended.
SQL Server installation is quick; simply click on "Next" buttons; do not change any standard settings
offered by SQL Server installation wizard.
Then install eLecture Server and
configure your first lecture!
Free version limitations: 10 concurrent user
connections to the server.
Purchase an unlimited version.
2. WebELecture web application
Download: WebELecture (745 KB).
This web application allows users on any OS, with any browser, to participate in lectures; absolutely no
installation is required on user's computer; streaming video is Flash-based.
WebELecture needs to be installed on a computer running IIS web server;
it can be installed on the same computer that runs eLecture Server, or on the separate one.
3. Unreal Live Server (optional)
Download: Unreal Live
Server (1.8 MB).
Unreal Live Server is a live software encoder for audio/video sources
such as USB webcams and capture cards. The Live Server is recommended to be installed on a different
computer relative to eLecture Server, because it consumes a lot of CPU for encoding.
4. eLecture Windows Console (optional)
Console (560 KB).
This is Windows OS desktop client for eLecture Server. Windows-based users can
use this eLecture Console, as well as web based access using WebELecture, to subscribe, participate and start
5. Screen Capture DirectShow source filter (optional)
Download: UScreenCapture (174
You may need this component for whiteboard functionality, to stream your desktop as a part
of your lecture. It needs to be installed on the computer where the Live Server is
installed. Capture frame rate and desktop region to capture can be
configured. Dual-monitor systems are supported.
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