How do I upload media to MediaSpace?

To upload a video, audio, or other media file to MediaSpace, first log in. Instructions for logging in are here.

Once logged in, click "Add New" and select "Media Upload"

Click Add New and select Media Upload

This displays the upload media page.

Click the "Choose a file to upload" button

Click "+Choose a file to upload"

This displays your computer's file locator.

Select the media file on your computer and click "Open" (or "Select")

Select the video file on your computer and click Open (or Select)

This displays the Upload Media page and begins uploading the video.

While the upload is in progress, complete the file details including: Name, Description, and Tags

Add Name, Description, Tags and click Save.
  • Name: Enter the title of the video, audio, or image file.  If subtitled, add information about the subtitles here.
  • Description: Enter a short description of the content.
  • Tags: If the media item is related to a course, enter the name of the instructor(s) and department here. You may also wish to add tags that describe the content, topic, authors, genre, etc.

Choose a setting to indicate if the media file will be Private, Unlisted, or Published

Wait until the upload is complete. Don't click "Save" until the media upload is complete, as shown in the green status bar

When the upload is 100% done, click "Save" at the bottom of the page

When the save is complete, click "Go to My Media"

Click "Go to My Media"

On your My Media page you'll see a list of all your media items.

Note: when you first upload a video file, it will first appear in your My Media as an icon indicating that the video is being processed. Once the video is fully processed, the first frame of the video will be displayed as an icon for the video.  Depending on the length of the video, this processing may take a long time.

Note: Videos cannot be added to a channel until they are fully processed. You will receive an email notification when processing of your video is complete.

When the video is fully processed, you'll see the thumbnail image and video title on the My Media page

Example of fully processed video in your My Media

To upload another media file, click "Choose another file" at the bottom of the page

Choose another file button