Kaltura: Allow others to download your media files

Overview

Kaltura is Oregon State University's video platform. By default, only the video owner can download their video in Kaltura. However, the video owner can adjust settings to allow others to download it. A video that has downloading enabled will have a download button in the player, as indicated by the red circle below.

Issue/Question

  • How do I allow others to download my media on MediaSpace or Canvas?

Environment

  • Oregon State
    • MediaSpace
    • Canvas

Resolution

Embedding the Download Player in Canvas

  1. Click on the "Embed Media" button in the Canvas Rich Content Editor (RCE) toolbar; the button resembles a filmstrip Embed Kaltura Media
  2. Find the media you want to embed and click the corresponding gear button for Embed Settings
  3. Select "Download Player" from the Choose Player dropdown
  4. Click the "</> Embed" button
  5. Save your changes in Canvas

Embedding Download Player

Embedding on an External Site

Kaltura enables you to embed your videos on other websites. When embedding your video, you can choose to embed the download player. Find out more here.

Sharing via MediaSpace

Rather than using the download player, you can enable downloading of your videos in MediaSpace as follows:

  1. Visit My Media in MediaSpace
  2. Click the Edit button for the desired media
  3. Click the Downloads tab
  4. Check the box for the desired download formats
  5. Click Save

 

For assistance, contact the IS Service Desk.