Edit Closed Captions with Kaltura

Kaltura is no longer using the Ceilo captioning editor they did in the past. They are now using a new interface and this page will be continually updated as those changes roll out.

When using Kaltura in either MediaSpace or Moodle, videos are automatically scanned and transcribed by computer to provide closed captioning options. However, the system is not fool-proof and some editing may be required.

Additionally, it does take some time for Kaltura to process the captioning, so do not expect it to be available immediately. When captions are available, you should see a "caption complete" tag, as well as other tags from common words used during the video.

Follow these steps to edit the closed captioning of uploaded videos. For additional Kaltura resources, see the Using Kaltura video collection in LinkedIn Learning. 

1.) Log into either Moodle (main campus faculty) or MediaSpace (Law School) and navigate to 'My Media'

  • Moodle: On the left-hand side under 'Navigation' click Dashboard -> My Media
  • MediaSpace: In the upper right-hand corner, click your name -> My Media

2.) Click on the Named Video Link (not edit!)

An image with video names labeled "Examples" and arrows pointing to them.

3.) Click the Actions drop-down menu and select 'Caption & Enrich'

  • In Moodle, you may have to scroll down the page to locate the button. Options may differ based on if you are in MediaSpace or Moodle.

4.) The Caption Request table is displayed with all existing caption requests. If a caption has been completed, click the "Edit" icon (small pencil)

The captions requests window with the ability to edit an existing caption

  • If no Captions are listed with an Edit button, click 'Refresh list: CLICK HERE to see all Caption Requests for this media' to refresh the list.

5.) Click on the edit icon to open the editor. Then the editor will be displayed

The closed captions editor window

  • You may type in the text boxes and adjust the time codes to make your edits.  

6.) When you are done making changes, make sure you have clicked the SAVE button. Return to MediaSpace or Moodle and the corrections should now appear.

For additional help, see the Kaltura Help Page: https://knowledge.kaltura.com/help/editing-captions---reach-v2

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