Kaltura: Basic Video Editing

Task: This article describes how to use the basic editing tools found in Kaltura. Learn how to Chop, Splice, Trim, Clip and add Hotspots.


Launching the Kaltura Video Editor

  1. Login to Canvas or MediaSpace 
  2. Go to My Media.
  3. Click on the title of the media you want to edit.
  4. Click on Actions.
  5. Click on Launch Editor (not Edit) 
  6. The Kaltura Editor window is now displayed

Chopping and Splicing

Review this video on chopping and splicing.

Trimming and Clipping

Review this video on trimming and clipping.

Creating Hotspots

Review this video on creating hotspots.

Adding Chapters

Chapters are like bookmarks in a video and can be used to navigate throughout a video. Please review this page to learn how to add and manage chapters.


Users should be able to use the basic video editing tools in Kaltura.

Further reading:

How to use the Kaltura Video Editor

How to Trim or Clip Media

How to Create and Manage Hotspots

Manage Chapters and Slides

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Article ID: 2241
Fri 4/10/20 9:34 AM
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