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YuJa | About YuJa Video Editor

The YuJa Video Editor provides several options for editing your own videos. This article will guide you through accessing the editor and understanding its features.

You can only edit videos that you own or that are shared with you without any restrictions. In the article How to share videos in YuJa you can learn more about sharing videos.

Video instructions on how to edit a video

Access the YuJa Video Editor

To access the YuJa Video Editor, go to the green navigation bar:

  1. Click on Course Tools
  2. Select Manage Videos (YuJa)
Access YuJa Video Editor

The Media Library page will open in a new browser tab. Look for the video that you want to edit:

  1. Hover the cursor over the video
  2. Click Edit
Access edit mode

The video editor will open and you can start editing your video.

Understand the YuJa Video Editor

In the YuJa Video Editor page, there are various tools to work with.

1. Advanced mode

Click to select if you want (Yes/No) the advanced mode of the edition. If you choose 'Yes', it gives you access to more editing options.

It is recommended to turn on the advanced mode to make sure that all further information in this manual matches your view

2. Progress bar

In the progress bar, you can move around the timeline of the video. You can do so by moving the cursor on the bar.

You can:

  • Drag and drop the pointer to the point of the video you want to go
  • Click within the bar on the point you want to go

3. Blue rectangle and blue line

The blue rectangle and blue line show you at what moment of time you are in the video. In addition, in the blue rectangle, the exact moment of time is displayed following the format: 0.000 seconds.

To move along the video, drag and drop the blue rectangle or the blue line.

4. Editing bar

Editing bar

When the advanced mode is turned on, several editing tools appear:

  1. Scissors: Used to cut out pieces of the video
  2. Undo: Allows you to withdraw the last action
  3. Redo: Allows you to redo the last action
  4. Slide override: To upload a document (*.ppt, *.pptx, *.doc, *.docx, *.xlsx, *.pdf) or image (*.jpg, *.jpeg, *.png) to override the current video segment
  5. Add video: To insert a video
  6. Image tools: To insert a image
  7. Add text overlay: Used to add typed text  
  8. Add telestration: To hand write a text

5. Save or Discard your editing

When clicking on Save, there are two different saving options:

  • Replace Existing video: It replaces the existing video. After choosing this you can decide to move the original video to the recycle bin or to keep that one as well.
  • Save as a New Video: Save the edited video as a new file, while keeping the original.
Saving options

When clicking on Discard every change you made (that were not saved previously) will be deleted and you will be redirected to the YuJa Media Library.

You know now the tools offered by the YuJa Video Editor!


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