Students, faculty, and staff can re-upload a Kaltura Capture video for Mac OS and Windows OS.

Windows OS or Mac OS

You can use Kaltura Capture to re-upload the video following the instructions below. If this doesn't or won't work, you can follow one of the scenarios below, based on the operating system of your computer.

  1. Open Kaltura Capture
  2. Click on Manage
  3. You should see the Library of the videos you've recorded on that computer
  4. Click on Re-Upload to the right of the video
    Kaltura Capture library of videos

Windows OS

Recording Scenario 1: Webcam or Screen Only

If you recorded either your webcam or your screen, but not both, you should:

  1. Press Win+R to open the Run window.
  2. Enter %localappdata% into the Open: field, as shown in the image below. The file names are not descriptive, so you will need to rely on date modified to determine which video you need to re-upload.
    run window's open field
  3. Locate the .mp4 video that corresponds to your recording.
  4. Navigate to your My Media page.
  5. Login with your NetID.
  6. Click on Add New.
  7. Select Media Upload. 
    select media upload
  8. Drag the .mp4 file you located in Step 3 onto the browser window to begin uploading. You will be able to rename it as it's uploading. Once finished, you will see a green banner telling you the upload is complete. The video will now process and you can close the window.
    drag and drop for files

Recording Scenario 2: Both Webcam and Screen

If you recorded both your webcam and your screen, you should:

  1. Quit the Kaltura Capture software. To do so,

    1. Right click the tray icon.

    2. Select Quit.

  2. Press Win+R to open the run window.
  3. Enter %localappdata% into the Open: field, as shown in the image below. The file names are not descriptive. You will need to rely on date modified to determine which video you need to re-upload.
  4. Locate the JSON file that corresponds to your video.
  5. Make a copy of the JSON file.
  6. Right click on the file.
  7. Click Copy. 

  8. Paste the file in the folder.
  9. Open your computer's native text editor. For Windows computers, the native text editor is either Notepad or Notepad++.
  10. Delete all text below uploadStatus except for the last }, as shown below.
  11. Change the variable to manual, as shown below. 
  12. Save the file. 


  13. Launch Kaltura Capture. 
  14. Select Manage to get back to your video library in Kaltura Capture.
  15.  Click Upload to re-upload the video to Kaltura.


Mac OS

Recording Scenario 1: Screen or Camera Only

If you only recorded your screen or your camera (but not both), you should:

  1. Open Finder.
  2. Hold down the Option key on your keyboard.
  3. Click Go from the top bar.
  4. Select Library.
  5. From the Library folder, navigate to Preferences.
  6. Click on Kaltura.
  7. Click on Capture.
  8. Select Recordings. The file names are not descriptive, so you will need to rely on the date modified to determine which video you need to re-upload.
  9. Locate the .mp4 video that corresponds to your recording.
  10. Navigate to your My Media page.
  11. Login with your NetID.
  12. Click on Add New.
  13. Select Media Upload.
  14. Drag the .mp4 file you located in Step 9 onto the browser window to begin uploading.
  15. You can rename the file as it uploads. Once finished, you will see a green banner indicating that the upload is complete. The video will now process. Close the window.