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Publishing a video in the Media Gallery in your course in Canvas allows anyone that has access to your course to see your video(s). This can be useful for easily sharing recorded Zoom events, instructional videos, or videos you show in class.

  1. Follow the instructions to Log In to Canvas
  2. Select the course in which you wish to publish the video 
  3. If necessary, add the Media Gallery to the left navigation

    Add Media Gallery

    You can add the Media Gallery tool by:

    1. Clicking the Settings link
    2. Selecting the Navigation tab
    3. Find Media Gallery in the list
    4. Clicking the 3 dots icon to the right of Media Gallery
    5. Selecting Enable
    6. Scroll to the bottom of the page and click Save
  4. Select Media Gallery
  5. This will open the Media Gallery. Any videos that you have already published will be displayed
  6. Click on Add Media
  7. You will then see a list of all the videos you have in your Kaltura My Media. If the video you want to publish is listed, mark the checkbox then click the Publish button. If the video is not listed, proceed to step 7


    Videos that have already been published will appear with a grayed out check in the checkbox to indicate their published status

  8. Click +Add Media
  9. Click the Add New drop down and select Media Upload
    Add New Media to Media Gallery
  10. The Upload Media screen is displayed. Click on the Choose a file to upload button
  11. Depending on your browser, an Open or File Upload window will display for you to select a file to upload. Select your video and click Open
  12. You will then see the Upload Media screen appear with a progress bar displaying the status of the video upload
  13. When the video has finished uploading, you will see an Upload Completed message. If you wish to change the name of the video, you can do so now. Click Save when finished


    Notice that the video is automatically published with this process

  14. You will see a Your changes have been saved message
  15. Click on Go To Media
  16. This will take you to the video. You will see a Media is being processed message until the video is ready to be viewed


    The media processing can take several hours depending on file format, size, and site traffic. The video being published was a .arf WebEx recording file which took over an hour to process.

  17. If you go back to the Media Gallery you will notice your video is not displayed yet and you will see the message below. This is to be expected as it can take a while for the video to be made available
  18. Complete steps 5-15 for any remaining videos you wish to publish

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