How do I upload an audio file using the Rich Content Editor?

You can use the Rich Content Editor to upload an audio file.

Open the Rich Content Editor

Open the Rich Content Editor using one of the Canvas features which support the Editor.

Open Media Uploader

Click the Video Clip icon to open the Media Comment Tool.

Upload Media

Upload Media

Click the Upload Media tab [1].

Select Audio File

Select Audio File

Choose the Select Audio File button [1]. A popup window will appear in your browser.

Select Audio File

Select Audio File

Select the audio file you want to upload [1]. Click the Open button [2].

Upload Audio File

Upload Audio File

The status bar will show you the progress of your audio upload [1]. The speed of your upload will depend on your internet connection and the size of your audio. Wait for your media to upload. Once the progress bar is full this window will automatically close.

View Audio File

The uploaded audio will be indicated by a link inside the Rich Content Editor [1].

Save Changes

Save Changes

Click Save Changes.

View Media

View Media

Click on the video to view it in Canvas.

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