Using multimedia/recordings in your Canvas course

by | Feb 20, 2020 | Canvas tips, Get started with Canvas, Lecture recordings


There are a number of ways to capture recordings for your students which are outlined in the Study Plan Guidance website


Incorporating audio and video files into Canvas

There are two ways to incorporate audio or video files into your Canvas course: the Rich Content Editor and Mediastore

Rich Content Editor

Use the Rich Content Editor to upload an audio or video file less than 500 MB.



Use the University Mediastore to store your video and share with students in Canvas.

  • Upload your video file to the Mediastore
  • You will receive an email from with a shareable URL link
  • Share the URL link in your Canvas course, e.g. add it to modules or a Canvas page.