Students, faculty, and staff can add captions to videos in Kaltura. 

If you used a transcript to create the video, you can use Kaltura's Alignment Service to create captions. 

Captioning Individual Videos

To caption individual videos, 

  1. Log into HuskyCT.
  2. Click on My Kaltura Media. Alternatively,
    1. Navigate to Mediaspace.
    2. Click on Guest. 
    3. Click My Media to log in.
  3. Click on the title of the video to which you wish to add captioning.
  4. Below the video on the right-hand side, click Actions. 

  5. Select Caption and Enrich.

    The Mechanical 70 to 80% option is the only option currently configured, and is free of charge.  You should edit the captions after they are created so that they are ADA compliant, which is close to 99% accurate.

  6. Click on Submit to confirm your selection. The captions should be added within 30 minutes.  You will receive an email when they're complete.
  7. Once your captions are complete, review the article, Edit the Captions in a Kaltura Video for instructions on how to edit them.

Captioning Multiple Videos

To caption multiple videos, 

  1. Log in to HuskyCT.
  2. Click on My Kaltura Media. Alternatively, 
    1. Navigate to Mediaspace.
    2. Click on Guest. 
    3. Click My Media to log in.
  3. Click on box to the left of the video(s) to which you wish to add captioning.
  4. At the upper right click Actions.

  5. Select Caption and Enrich.

    The “Mechanical 70 to 80% option is the only option currently configured, and is free of charge.  You should edit the captions after they're created so that they are ADA compliant, which is close to 99% accurate.

  6. Click on Submit to confirm your selection. The captions should be added within 30 minutes.  You will receive an email when they are complete.
  7. Once your captions are complete, review the article, Edit the Captions in a Kaltura Video to learn how to edit them.


If professional caption services are needed, UConn has a contract in place with 3Play Media. Follow these instructions to create an account and fill out a 3Play Media request. Then contact us to link your account to Kaltura.

3Play Media request form