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MyMedia: Add/Upload New Media

MyMedia supports uploading media content to MyMedia space. The type of media content supported are video, audio or image files.

MyMedia supports uploading MP4 audio files as video media type in MyMedia space.  Audio clips saved as video type media in MyMedia will support the ability to add closed captions.  Closed captions are added later using the MyMedia edit tool. 

Note: Audio files saved as MP3 file types can be renamed to MP4 using your computer to rename file types.

  • University NetID login access to MyMedia.
  1. Open the MyMedia Landing HomePage.
  2. Login with NetID.
  3. From the +Add New button dropdown list, select and click Media Upload.
  4. Click the +Choose a file to upload button.
  5. A new window will open to browse for a file to upload.  Select the desired media file.

    File upload dialog window to select a media file

  6. The file media upload progress bar will display while the file is uploading.
  7. After the media upload has completed, the uploaded media file will automatically be saved to MyMedia space.  The media upload process is completed at this point.

    Note: The Published radio button is not selectable to publish media from this location even though the page displays how to enable the "Published" option. 
Media uploaded successfully and metadata details page for adding information

  1. (Optional) Enter a description in the Description box field as information about this media upload.
  2. (Optional) Enter a tag into the Tags box field.  To facilitate administration of UW-Platteville videos stored in the Kaltura repository.  Minimally tag the media upload with the abbreviated department name and course number (e.g., DEL7510, BASD2610, ENGRPHYS3640).
  3. (Optional) If any optional metadata above was added, click the Save button  to finish and save the metadata details.

If you have questions, please contact the ITS Help Desk at 608.342.1400 or  You may also visit the Help Desk on the first floor of the Karrmann Library.

Keywords:Add New Media to MyMedia My Media Upload   Doc ID:53122
Owner:Andrew P.Group:UW Platteville
Created:2015-06-23 17:22 CDTUpdated:2018-01-30 15:36 CDT
Sites:UW Platteville
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