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Kaltura (My Media) - Locating in Canvas and Outside of Canvas

Kaltura (My Media) can be accessed for media storage, sharing, and recording. It is integrated with Canvas, so using it with your courses is a breeze, but you can also access it outside of Canvas by going to Anything uploaded in either location (Canvas My Media, or Mediaspace) can be accessed from the other login as well.


Navigate to My Media (Kaltura) in Canvas

There are three ways to navigate to My Media (Kaltura) in Canvas. The first time you click My Media (Kaltura) through any of these options, you will be asked to authorize it.

  • On your far left global navigation, select Account and My Media.

  • In your course, select Settings go to the Navigation tab, and enable Media Gallery by dragging from the bottom list of items to the top list. Click Save. H

  • In your course, when you are on a page, quiz, assignment, etc., that has the Rich Content Editor you will be able to navigate to My Media through either the plugin icon button or the Tools>Apps.

    My Media plugin icon

Here is a short video (less than 3 min.) that walks through the steps above. 

Navigate to Mediaspace

Go to

  • Log in at the top right by selecting Guest > My Media.
  • Once you have completed the login process, you can work with your list of already uploaded videos or +Add New to create and upload media. 

    Benefits of using My Media (Kaltura)

    Tips & Troubleshooting

    • Keep your videos short. If you start recording and have issues or errors, you might have to redo the whole thing. 
    • Keeping your videos short will also mean a quicker upload. 
    • Locating Kaltura Capture video files on your computer. Make sure to put your netID in the <username> section of the location.
    • General tips for errors: restart your computer, clear your browser cache, re-download Kaltura Capture from Canvas.

    If you have any questions about using Kaltura email Please provide the video title and ID (if you can locate it). 

    Keywordslecture capture, kaltura capture, videos, screen capture, embed, link, video quiz, insert, page, add, new RCE, LTI, integration   Doc ID99096
    OwnerStephanie S.GroupUW-La Crosse
    Created2020-03-19 05:35:18Updated2023-06-27 13:32:53
    SitesUW-La Crosse
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