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Want to create or manage videos outside of Canvas? MediaSpace is the answer.

UCSD partners with Kaltura to allow instructors to more easily create, edit, and deliver videos in Canvas. But they also provide a standalone site to allow all community members with active directory credentials to take advantage of the same features: MediaSpace (

Instructors who use Kaltura within Canvas know that its features can only be accessed within their courses, which may give the impression that Kaltura is only available to instructors. Not so! MediaSpace allows non-instructors to leverage all of its functionality: creating or uploading videos, editing them, and delivering them. But because MediaSpace isn’t within Canvas, users can make videos more broadly visible to non-UCSD users, and there are opportunities for departments and groups to create “channels” to manage content.

The pages below provide tutorials on how to use the various features of Kaltura within MediaSpace. Open any of the drawers below to find articles and videos on a variety of topics.

Adding Videos

Below are articles about how to add videos to MediaSpace.

  • Kaltura Capture: what it is and how to use it to record narrated screen capture videos
  • Uploading videos: how to upload video files from your computer to MediaSpace.
  • Zoom: how the Kaltura-Zoom integration works

Editing Videos

Click any of the links below to jump to an article focused on how to edit your videos.

Publicizing Videos

Below are links to articles covering the various ways you can make your videos viewable by others within MediaSpace:

  • Channels: how to create channels and manage members
  • Enabling downloads: how to allow viewers to download your video
  • Unlisted videos: how to share a link to a video in MediaSpace with anyone (whether or not they have UCSD credentials)
Have additional questions about video? Contact Multimedia Services at