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Kaltura - How to Change Media Thumbnails [UW-Madison]

This document describes how to upload, select, or auto-generate a thumbnail for a media item in Kaltura MediaSpace.
  1. Launch Chrome or Firefox and go to Kaltura MediaSpace: If you need more information on how to log in to MediaSpace please see Kaltura - How to Log in to Kaltura MediaSpace [UW-Madison] .
  2. Click on your name or the person silhouette icon in the upper right corner and click My Media:
    Screenshot showing the user having clicked their user icon in Kaltura MediaSpace with the cursor hovering over the drop-down menu option "My Media".
  3. Search for or scroll until you find the video you want to edit. Click on the media’s Edit button to the right of the right of the thumbnail - it looks like a pencil:
    A screenshot showing Kaltura MediaSpace with a media item. The pencil icon to the right of the thumbnail is outlined in orange to point it out.
  4. Click the Thumbnails tab:
    A detail screenshot showing the Kaltura MediaSpace edit screen showing the "Thumbnails" tab outlined in orange to point it out with options below for "Upload Thumbnail", "Capture", and "Auto-Generate".
  5. Click one of the listed buttons: Upload Thumbnail, Capture, or Auto-Generate. Each of these options provides the following functionality:
  • Upload Thumbnail: Upload an image file to use as the thumbnail.
  • Capture: Use the player to seek the frame you would like to use as your default thumbnail and then click on the Capture button.
  • Auto-Generate: Select one thumbnail from ten automatically generated thumbnails of this video and set it as the default thumbnail.

Keywordsupload select auto-generate thumbnails kaltura mediaspace thumbnail media space learn learn@uw image media   Doc ID42520
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Created2014-08-05 15:15:37Updated2024-01-02 12:34:11
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