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Kaltura: create video clips

Posted at 1:34 p.m. Feb. 2, 2017, by in Kaltura

last updated Mar 28, 2023 @ 9:54 am

You can create a video clip of a longer Kaltura video from within your Canvas or from the Kaltura website. If you’re in your Canvas, click on the “My Kaltura Media” button in the red navigation menu.

  • click the gray “Edit” pencil to the right of the video you want to trim. 
  • click the blue “Select Editor” Button and “Launch editor.” Editor launch button
  • there are two methods you can use to set the video clip’s starting point
    • you can play your video until you’ve reached the point at which you’d like the video clip to officially start. Click the “set in” bracket above the video timeline, OR
    • you can drag parallel lines in the gold rectangle on the left-hand side of the timeline to the point at which you’d like the video to officially start. (see image) Clip creator location
  • you can then use the same methods to choose the end of the video clip.
  • select “Save a Copy” for your new clip.
  • enter a title for your new video and select “Create”
  • go to My Media
  • you can edit again to add a description or a privacy setting: if you want to share this video clip, you should choose Unlisted or Published.
  • click blue “Save” button

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