How do I upload media in Canvas Studio?

You can upload video or audio files in Canvas Studio either through the Add button or by dragging and dropping into the My Library page. Media can be uploaded from any page in your account. After a media file is uploaded, you can manage all controls and settings.

You can bulk upload multiple specific media files at a time. The maximum file size for a media file upload is 10 GB. Learn more about supported file formats.

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

Upload Media

To upload a video or audio file, you can drag and drop the file into Studio [1], or you can click the Add icon [2].

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

Add Media File

Add Media File

After you click the Add icon, you can drag and drop file(s), browse for files, or add a YouTube video.

To select files to upload, click the Browse Files button [1], locate and select the file(s) on your computer [2], and click the Choose or Open button [3].

Add YouTube Video

Add YouTube Video

To add a YouTube video, copy and paste the YouTube link into the URL field [1] and click the Add button [2].

Note: Admins can restrict users from adding media via YouTube. Learn more about managing permissions in Canvas Studio.

View Progress Bar

View Progress Bar

The progress bar displays the upload status of your media file.

View Media

View Media

When the media has finished uploading and processing, you can view your media by clicking the media.

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 analytics [6], and add captions [7].