Download Your Kaltura Video


If you're the owner or co-editor of a Kaltura entry, you can download it using an in-player download button when editing it. 

These instructions apply to all UC San Diego community members with Canvas access (students, instructors, staff, etc.). Videos can be downloaded in Canvas and in MediaSpace.

Critical Concepts


Things to Keep in Mind

Steps to Take

Owners and co-editors can download videos in either Canvas or MediaSpace. Follow the first two steps below based on where you want to perform the action. 

In CanvasIn MediaSpace
  1. Log into Canvas.
    1. Go to
    2. Enter your active directory credentials.
  2. Within Canvas, click My Media in the left navigation.
  1. Log into MediaSpace.
    1. Go to
    2. Click the profile icon at the top right of the page and select Login.
    3. Enter your active directory credentials.
  2. Click the profile icon again and select My Media.
  1. Find the video you want to download and click the pencil icon in its row.
  2. At the top right of the video player should be a small icon that looks like a downward arrow on top of a folder. Click this download icon to start your download.

A screenshot of the Kaltura player with the "download" icon circled.

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