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BeachBoard Media

System Status: Nov. 23, 2020

Kaltura is reporting machine captioning delays with videos uploaded within the last 12-24 hours. Machine captions for recent uploads may also be delayed. The vendor is currently working to resolve the issue. Additionally, as of 11/23, Kaltura is reporting some users may experience captions not showing on some entries. Kaltura is working to resolve this issue and we will keep updating here. For the latest updates, please see Kaltura's status web page.

The Media tool allows you to generate, upload, and organize video and audio files into your Media Library. You can pull content from your Media Library into a Course Gallery where students can access it.

Getting Started with BeachBoard Media

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Downloading Existing Content

Before using Kaltura, you’ll want to make sure you have video files stored on your computer as .mp4 files. If you have your videos housed on Media Site or YouTube, please see the instructions below.

Media Site

Please e-mail to request backups.


Go to YouTube and be sure to sign in to whatever account you used to upload your videos initially. The Sign In button can be found on the top left of the page.

Youtube Sign in

Once signed in, click on your profile icon on the top right of the page (where the Sign In button was initially) and select Creator Studio.

Youtube Creator studio link

On the navigation panel on the left, select Video Manager.

Youtube video manager link

This will take you to a list of each video you’ve uploaded to YouTube. Next to the video you wish to download, select the Edit drop-down button and select Download MP4. You will be prompted to download the file onto your computer.

Download Youtube mp4 files