You can easily navigate through video content using slides and chapters in Kaltura Players using the Navigation Menu. You can add, edit, and delete chapters and slides (images, PowerPoint slides or PDF) when editing videos through the Kaltura media Timeline.

Slides are automatically created when a presentation is recorded using the Kaltura Capture Desktop Recorder. To learn more about recording presentations using the Kaltura Capture Desktop Recorder, see the Kaltura Capture – User Manual.

Adding chapters in Kaltura videos

Chapters are like bookmarks in the video and can be used to navigate through the video. You can use chapters to mark the beginning of a new topic, highlight important segments, or help navigate through the content of a long video.

Hide Edit or Add Chapter

Users must log in to the “My Media page” to access the editing page.

To edit or add a chapter:

  1. Log in to your My Media page.
  2. Click on the entry you want to edit.
  3. In the entry page, click the Actions button and select Edit.
  4. Select the Timeline tab. Here you can view all the chapters and slides in the video.
  5. Place the cursor on the timeline and click Create Chapter to update a new chapter, or click on the cue point for the chapter you want to edit to view its properties.
  6. After you create a chapter, you can:
    1. Add or modify the chapter Title
    2. Select a thumbnail (You can upload a thumbnail image for the chapter, or automatically create one from the video.)
    3. Add or modify the chapter description (optional)
    4. Add search tags (optional)
  7. Click View in Player to see your changes.

Hide Delete a Chapter

To delete a chapter:

  1. Log in to your My Media page.
  2. Click on the entry you want to edit.
  3. In the entry page, click the Actions button and select Edit.
  4. Select the Timeline tab. Here you can view all the chapters and slides in the video.
  5. Click on the cue point of the chapter you want to delete from the timeline of the video.
  6. Click Delete Chapter.
  7. A confirmation box is displayed, click Delete to confirm.
  8. Click View in Player to see your changes.

Using slides to enhance the Kaltura video experience

Slides are part of the video content, and viewers can view the slides in the player simultaneously with the video. Using the Navigation Panel, you can navigate the video using the slides. Slides are automatically created when the presentation is recorded using the Kaltura Capture Desktop Recorder. To learn more about recording presentations with the Kaltura Capture Desktop Recorder, see Kaltura CaptureSpace – User Manual.

Hide Edit or Add Slides

To edit or add slides:

  1. Log in to your My Media page.
  2. Click on the entry you would like to edit.
  3. In the entry page, click the Actions button and select Edit.
  4. Select the Timeline tab. Here you can view all the chapters and slides in the video.
  5. Place the cursor on the timeline and click the Add Slide icon to add a slide or slide deck, or click on the cue point for the slide you want to edit to view its properties.
  6. Use the drop down menu to choose whether to upload a single slide or a full deck of slides. The supported formats are: PPT, PPTX, and PDF.

    If you choose to upload a slide deck, slides will be added and distributed evenly along the timeline, starting from the red marker point. You can move each slide to its desired point in the timeline and save.
  7. After you select or upload a slide, you can:
    1. Add or modify the slide image.
    2. Add or modify the slide title.
    3. Add or modify the slide description (optional).
    4. Add search tags. (optional)
  8. Click View in Player to see your changes.

Hide Delete a Slide

To delete a slide:

  1. Log in to your My Media page.
  2. Click on the entry you want to edit.
  3. In the entry page, click the Actions button and select Edit.
  4. Select the Timeline tab. Here you can view all the chapters and slides in the video.
  5. Click on the cue point of the slide you want to delete from the timeline of the video.
  6. Click Delete Slide.
  7. A confirmation box is displayed, click Delete to confirm.
  8. Click View in Player to see your changes.

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