As of November 25th, 2020, all media that is uploaded to Kaltura will have automatic, machine-generated closed captions added. These captions are editable within your My Media. Depending on the audio quality and the technical terms, the machine-generated captions are usually 75 - 95 percent accurate. We encourage you to review and refine the caption text using the steps below.
- Navigate to your My Media area in Canvas. Click on Account within the navigation menu, then My Media (Kaltura).
- Select a media entry with captions.
- Select Edit from the Actions drop-down menu.
- Select the Captions tab.
- Then click Edit Captions.
The following options are available:
Edit the Timestamp of Each Line
Click on the timestamp in the editor and modify the time. If there is overlapping time, the system highlights the overlapping time.
Enter a search term. The results are highlighted in each caption line.
Search and Replace Text
Enter the search term, enter the replacement term and click Replace.
Add Speaker ID
Select rows and add the speaker ID in the Add Speaker to selected items.
The speaker ID is added in  in the beginning of each line. In this example Ron was added as the speaker for the selected lines.
Auto Scroll Text
Check Auto scroll to auto scroll the text when playing the media.
When playing the player - the current line is highlighted in the captions file.
Find Frame for Text
When clicking on a caption line the player jumps to the correct frame for the selected text.
Fast Forward Seek Backward
Reverts to the last saved changes
Saves the modified caption file.
The Revert & Save button is enabled only when modifying the captions file.
The Replace button is enabled only if the user modifies a value.
The transcript widget captions are replaced once the user choose different captions.