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How do I add media from YouTube and Vimeo in my Studio account?

How do I add media from YouTube and Vimeo in my Studio account?

If allowed by your institution, you can add media from YouTube and Vimeo in your Studio account. Once the YouTube or Vimeo video is added in Studio, you can add annotations, share access, and manage the media using the media tabs.

Currently, Studio does not support caption transcripts for videos added via URL. To add captions to these media, you can add captions in Studio. Additionally, you can only replace the video thumbnail for videos you upload in Studio.

If a YouTube or Vimeo video's privacy settings change to restrict public access, the Studio player displays a notice. Contact the video owner and request an update to the video share settings.

Studio also supports uploading media files to your Studio account.

Notes: 

  • Vimeo videos with an Unlisted privacy setting cannot be added to Studio.
  • Admins can restrict users from adding media via YouTube or Vimeo. Learn more about managing permissions in Canvas Studio.

Add Media

Add Media

In Studio, click the Add Media icon.

Note: Admins can restrict users from uploading media from a device. Learn more about managing permissions in Canvas Studio.

Add Media URL

Add Media URL

Enter the video URL in the Youtube or Vimeo Link field [1]. Then click the Add Video button [2].

View Added Media

Media added via YouTube display a YouTube icon [1].

Media added via Vimeo display a Vimeo icon [2].

Manage Media

You can share the media, get a public link or embed code, or delete the media from the More Options menu [1].

You can manage the media playback speed and turn commenting on and off from the Media Settings menu [2].

To view the media in a library or course, click the Media Location drop-down menu [3]. If the media is added in a course, you can view course-specific media details.

You can also edit media details [4], view comments [5], review user insights and analytics [6], and add captions [7].

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