Canvas - How to Use Canvas Studio to Record Videos

This KB reviews how to add video in Canvas Studio

1 - From the global navigation blue bar in Canvas select the Studio icon. 

Studio Icon

2 - Once the screen for Canvas Studio appears you have the opportunity to upload an existing file to to record one.

record button

3 - Select the ADD button to upload a local file or past a YouTube URL address.

4 - Select the RECORD button to make a webcam desktop screen capture, or screen capture with a webcam thumbnail recording.

Screen Capture Option

5 - If you select Screen Capture, you will be prompted to download a plug-in app to run to capture the video.


plugin download

6 - When you launch the recorder you will see the option for what type of recording you wish to create, Screen, Webcam or Both. The recorder will have an outline box that will capture whatever is inside of it. Resize the box to the content that you wish to capture.


7 - You can chose the size of the video output, adjust audio levels and choose preferences. Once you have it set, select the Record red button

record button

8 - Select the Done button when you are finished. The video will be stored in your Canvas Studio library.

9 - You will be able to submit embedded videos from your Canvas Studio library to assignments and discussions if the option exist per the instructor.

Resource Video

Keywords:Canvas, Canvas Studio, Recording video   Doc ID:111672
Owner:Shawn F.Group:Chippewa Valley Technical College
Created:2021-06-15 08:47 CDTUpdated:2022-03-08 11:56 CDT
Sites:Chippewa Valley Technical College
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