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Kaltura - Using Video Player Controls

This document describes how to use the controls on the Kaltura video player to adjust the playback experience.

Use the following controls to adjust your video playback experience while watching a Kaltura (My Media) video. If you see a message referencing "3rd party session cookies" instead of a video player, please see Canvas - Enable Third-Party Cookies for Kaltura Videos and Other External Tools for troubleshooting.

screenshot of the Kaltura video player with controls labeled with numbers

  1. Play - Select this button to play or pause the video
  2. Volume - Hover over the volume icon to reveal an adjustable volume level control or select the volume icon to mute or unmute audio
  3. Toggle View (multi-source videos only) - Select this button to swap the position of the two video sources in a multi-source video layout
  4. Layout (multi-source videos only) - Select this button to reveal multi-source video layout options (listed as the icons are shown from left to right):

    screenshot of multi-source layout option icons from the Kaltura player

    1. Single View layout - view one video source at a time
    2. Side By Side layout - view video sources side by side
    3. Picture In Picture layout - view video sources in a picture in picture layout (default for multi-source videos).
      While in the Picture In Picture layout, you can select and drag the smaller video to reposition it, and you can also select and drag the smaller video edges to change its size.

  5. Closed Captioning - Select this button to reveal and select languages for closed captioning
  6. Playback Speed - Select this button to change the video playback speed
  7. Quality Settings - Select the playback quality. The "Auto" setting will select the best quality that your internet connection and device can support
  8. Full screen - Select this button to enter the full screen viewing mode. Press Esc on your keyboard or select the Exit full screen button to exit full screen mode.

Keywordsplay pause layout picture-in-picture picture in side-by-side side by single source multiple source closed captions captioning watch change fullscreen full screen playback speed my media Canvas movie   Doc ID132474
OwnerScott B.GroupUW Green Bay
Created2023-11-01 15:07:13Updated2024-02-20 15:02:14
SitesUW Green Bay
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