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Attaching a Caption File to Kaltura MediaSpace

Kaltura MediaSpace is the preferred method for hosting captioned media content at MSU.  Every faculty member is automatically given a Kaltura MediaSpace account. For information on uploading your video to Kaltura MediaSpace, check out the Guide for uploading a video to Kaltura MediaSpace.

  1. Login to Kaltura MediaSpace, go to My Media, then find the video that you want to add captions to.Next, click the Edit button.

    Screenshot of My Media section of Kaltura MediaSpace with one video and the Edit option selected

  2. This will load the Edit Media page. Next, select the Captions tab, then click Upload File. A new window will pop up.

    Screenshot of the Edit Media page with a video and Captions and Upload File selected

  3. Click Browse, then select the .SRT file you downloaded from CaptionSync. Next select the correct language and add a label such as “English.”  When you are finished, click Save.

    Screenshot of the Upload Captain File dialogue box with the Save button selected

  4. To review your captions, “hover” over the top right of the media player.  Click the Caption dropdown, then select the .SRT file you just uploaded.

    Screenshot of a video being captioned using Kaltura MediaSpace, and the Caption button in the top right corner selected

When you are finished, review the file. Your captions are now synced to your video content.