AnnouncementsTechnology

Kaltura Video Platform Community Edition 5.0 Released

After months of testing and bug crunching – thank you all who installed from SVN and reported bugs and patches! – Three weeks ago at Kaltura DevConnect, we launched the shiny new version of Kaltura CE, aka Eagle, version 5.0. The Kaltura CE 5.0 release notes include all major new features and a list of

Technology

Automate Content Ingestion Using Drop Folders – Part II (XML)

In Part I of this blog post we described the various configuration options for the Drop Folder functionality and presented a video tutorial on how to utilize option 2a; using Drop Folders to automatically ingest pre-transcoded flavors into an existing entry in the KMC. In this post we elaborate on option 2b; using a Kaltura MRSS-formatted

Eagle Upload Mega Menu Video Tutorial

As we are busy working on Kaltura’s next release , Falcon (stay tuned!), we’d like to highlight some of the exciting features from our most recent release, Eagle. And why talk when you can demonstrate – below is the first video walkthrough in our series of upcoming video tutorial blog posts that will showcase how to

Technology

It’s Time For Time Based Data – Part 1

At Kaltura, adding to and extracting additional data from visual media has always been a priority. In previous Kaltura releases we introduced multiple custom data schemas and beefed up the data assigned to entries. In our recent Eagle release  we added a whole new dimension: adding data to a particular point in time for video and audio entries.

Server Side Clipping and Trimming

Kaltura server now supports the new abilities to clip or trim an entry. The trimming or clipping is done physically on the file system using conversion engines such as FFMPEG. Clipping vs Trimming: Clipping– Create a new entry from an existing entry. Allows you to specify the start and end time for the new entry

New Entry Assets – Captions and Attachments

Kaltura’s new Eagle version introduced 2 new assets publishers can now attach to media entries: Caption assets (CaptionAsset Service in the API), to hold subtitles/captions of video assets and related files attachments.   Captions: We currently support captions of type: SRT and TimeTex (TTML / DFXP) files.   In-Video Search: But why stop at subtitles, the

Mobile & HTML5

Announcing Kaltura’s New Clipping Application

We are excited to announce Kaltura’s new clipping and trimming tool that was launched in Eagle version. The new clipping tool is used inside the KMC and it’s also a stand alone application. It consists of KDP or HTML 5 player to show you the movie you are about to edit and a time bar

The Kaltura Eagle Has Landed

We are happy to announce the release of our new version – Eagle.  (Note that Kaltura’s SaaS edition has been upgraded already and the CE and On-Prem versions will be coming shortly.) So here are some of the key features in this great release: New Upload Tab – upload and prepare media entries directly from the