Edit a Video in MyMedia

If you aren't too familiar with editing video, you can edit directly in MyMedia to make basic trimming edits.


In Canvas, in the global Navigation menu on the left, click Account, then click My Media

Access My Media


Click on the pencil icon in the top right corner of the video section

arrow pointing at My Media edit pencil


Click on Launch Editor to the right of the video

arrow pointing at the mymedia launch editor button

  1. Trim front of video by playing it to the location where you want it to begin and then click on the [ above the timeline marker

Edit trim front button highlighted

  1. Trim end of video by clicking on location where you want the video to end and clicking on the ] above the timeline marker

Edit trim end

  1. If you want to cut something out of the middle you can use the splitting tool. Go to where you want to start and click the scissor icon

Edit split front

  1. Go to where you want to end and click the scissor icon again

Edit split end

  1. Click on the portion you want to delete then press delete on your keyboard

Click Save a Copy to retain the original full-length video


Give the edited video a new name and click the Create button

create button


Click OK

Ok button


Exit the editor by clicking on the arrow button in the bottom left-hand corner of the editor

Exit button


Click I'm sure when prompted to exit

Note: If you click on the Save button at the top of the page, any edits will be saved to the original video.

Kaltura Editing Video Walkthrough

You can also learn more about how to trim or clip media by watching the video below.