UW-Madison Kaltura - How to Change Media Thumbnails

How to upload, select, or auto-generate thumbnails in MediaSpace.

System Requirements For Kaltura
Instructions on Enabling Kaltura MediaSpace components in a D2L Course

While in My Media or within Course Media in D2L:
1. Click My Media


2. Click Edit next to the video that you want to edit the thumbnail.

3. Click the Thumbnails tab.

4. Now select one of the three options available. 

5. If you have an image on your computer that you would like to use as your thumbnail, click Upload Thumbnail.

6a. Clicking Upload Thumbnail will open your computer's file browser. Locate and select your image file then click Open or OK.

6b. To use an image from the video itself, pause the video (in the video preview window above) at the timepoint that  contains the image you want to use. Then click the Capture button. The thumbnail image will appear below the Capture button.

6c. To select a thumbnail from a randomly generated list of images from your video, click Auto-Generate. This pops up a windows displaying images from your video. To select one of these images, simply click on the image.

7. If you need to back up your current thumbnail simply click Download. NOTE: It may take a minute or two for the Download button to appear.


8. Right-click on the image and select Save Image As...

Keywords:upload select auto-generate thumbnails kaltura mediaspace thumbnail media space d2l learn learn@uww   Doc ID:42520
Owner:Josh H.Group:UW-Madison Kaltura
Created:2014-08-05 15:15 CDTUpdated:2016-05-06 15:08 CDT
Sites:DoIT Help Desk, Learn@UW Madison, UW-Madison Kaltura
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