Video Content Management - Editing Videos in My Media


Kaltura is the cloud-based video management system behind My Media and Media Gallery, which are Canvas LTI tools. Note that:

  • Kaltura appears in some places in My Media and Media Gallery and in the company's documentation and user guides.
  • Course Gallery is how you access Media Gallery in Canvas. 

The Kaltura Video App for Canvas User Guide has full instructions on using My Media and Media Gallery. The instructions here are specific to Virginia Tech. To see other Kaltura topics, please click on the guide for your role:



Editing Videos in My Media

My Media includes an online video-editing suite. For information and instructions, see:

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Deleting Videos in My Media

  • There is no reason to delete a video from Kaltura. Videos in My Media are private, and videos stored in My Media that have not been viewed in 24 months will be deleted if they have never been published to a Canvas course or a channel or collection on
  • Deleting videos from Kaltura is permanent. No one, neither Kaltura tech support nor Virginia Tech support, can restore a video once it's deleted. 
  • Videos must be unpublished before you can delete them.
  1. If the video is published, unpublish it first.
  2. In My Media, click the trash can to the right of the video title.
    Image of the above instructions
  3. On the popup, click Delete to confirm. 

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Getting Help

For instructions on resolving common issues with Kaltura, please click on the guide for your role: 

If you need help with My MediaMedia Gallery, or Kaltura in general: 

If you still have questions: 

  • For Kaltura in Canvas or at, go to the 4Help Portal, log in, and click Get Help. Specify where you are having the issue and include the video name, ID, and/or URL if applicable.
  • For questions about intellectual property, contact your department chair or the University Council.

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