The Kaltura My Media library within Blackboard contains all video, audio, and images contributed by the user, regardless of the course. 

    From the user’s My Media Library, users can:

    • Upload video, audio, and images
    • Create a screen capture, record PowerPoint presentation, record webcam video, and record audio (via CaptureSpace)
    • Manage, edit, and share media
    • Add bookmarks and chapters to video
    • Download media

    You can access your My Media library by clicking the MyMedia tab located on the top of Blackboard ( 



    Media can be added by clicking Add New New, and then uploading media from your computer, or creating a webcam recording or access the CaptureSpace Desktop Recorder.

    To Upload New Media from your Computer

    1. Select Add New and select Media Upload.

      add new

    2. Click Choose a File to Upload then locate and select a media from your computer.

      Choose File

    3. Your video title along with a progress meter will appear. 


    4. While the media is uploading-optionally enter a new title of the video, a description, and any keyword tags that may help in a search.


    5. Select Save

    Creating a Webcam Recording

    See Webcam Recordings

    Creating a Presentation via CaptureSpace Desktop Recorder

    See CaptureSpace

    Edit Tab Details

    Users can edit and trim video in various ways. Click the pencil icon next to a video to see editing options.


    Faculty and students can share media ownership to allow other users to edit, copy or publish media on their behalf. To share ownership see Sharing Ownership of Media.


    Faculty and students can now add captions to media by uploading an existing .SRT or .DXFP file.To learn how to create your own .srt file go to How to Create an SRT File or for automated captioning visit Mason's Assistive Technology Initiative for more information.


    This is an image seen before the media begins playing. Upload an image or choose a still from the video.


    Users must select a format size of the media before downloadingAvailable format sizes may vary and are based on the original source media upload (small, medium, large, and Source). 


    By selecting a format size you will enable the download button that will now appear on the player. Select Go to Media to download media.

    *NOTE: If you do not select a format you will NOT have access to the download button. The download button is OFF by default on the course player.


    Users can place chapter markers along the timeline of a video. The chapter markers allow viewers to go directly to a designated point in a video. To add chapters to your media see How to Create Video Chapters.

    Trim/Chop Video

    To remove unwanted content from the beginning, middle, or end of your video, use the editor tool. editor


    Detailed information is available at: