Cobra Learning - TechSmith Knowmia for Mac

TechSmith Relay is now TechSmith Knowmia. Some references to the site and installation refer to Relay, but the branding on most things is now Knowmia. All functions and features remain the same.

TechSmith Knowmia on a Mac

NOTE: TechSmith Knowmia requires Mac OSX – Sierra or higher to use on a Mac.

Classic Recorder

To install the Classic Recorder, click the gear icon in the upper right corner of the Parkland TechSmith Relay site and then click Download Classic Recorder.

Download classic recorder

On the download page, click the Mac Download link.

Mac Download link for Classic Recorder


When the download is complete, navigate to the Downloads folder to locate the TechSmith installer package.  Double click the .pkg (installer package) file.

Techsmith Recorder in Downloads folder

You will be prompted through the installation process, starting with an introduction.  Click Continue.

Recorder install introduction


Then, the Read Me section of the install process.  Click Continue.

Recorder install Read Me screen

Finally, you’ll get to the install location and type screen.  Click the Install button.

Recorder install installation location and type


Once the install is complete, you’ll get a confirmation screen.

Recorder installation successful message

Navigation to the Applications folder to locate the TechSmith Relay program icon.

TechSmith Relay in Applications folder


Double click the link in Applications to launch the Classic Recorder.  (NOTE: you can also launch the Classic Recorder from the gear icon in the Parkland TechSmith Knowmia site.

Launch Classic Recorder.

Once you have launched the Classic Recorder, you’ll have the full menu of TechSmith Knowmia functions available.


Classic Recorder screen

See Also:

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