Video & Audio

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Adding Video Adding Audio


To import a video, first open a ‘Video’ page type, then press the ‘Video’ icon:

The ‘Video’ menu will open:

Drag a video onto the dropzone or press ‘Choose File’ to upload a file from your computer.

Elucidat supports video files of up to 45mb, you can upload MP4, MOV, M4V, FLV.

Note: Your video will not be available immediately, it will take a short while to encode.

Video Embed

You can embed videos from services such as Youtube and Vimeo*1 by adding an embed code to the field that says ‘OR embed content from a URL’ in the ‘Video’ menu.

You can also use this field as an iFrame by adding the URL of the content you would like to embed to the ‘OR embed content from a URL’ in the video menu.*2

Adding subtitles for your video

You can add subtitles to your video by creating an .srt file (see here for details on how).

Open a ‘Video’ page.

Add a video.

Now in the box titled ‘Upload captions/subtitles’ press ‘Choose File’.

Select your .srt file.

Elucidat will upload your file.

Now when your learner watches your video they can turn the Subtitling option on by pressing the ‘CC’ button in the bottom right of the video screen:

Adding a ‘Poster frame’

If you would like your video to display a specific frame (image) before your Learner plays it, then you can add a ‘Poster frame’. Simply click ‘Upload poster/loading image’ and choose an image file.

Note: This option will only display after you’ve uploaded your video.


If you would like to know how to add Brightcove videos click here.

Branching video

Elucidat also has the option to create a video which uses Branching to create a non linear experience, please note that this feature is not for use with mobiles or embedded content.

With the ‘Branching video’, once your video has finished playing a screen will appear which will allow you to link to different pages in your project.

You can view this screen by pressing this button:

You can then configure your Links using the Link controls that are available on these buttons:


To start using audio, scroll to the bottom of your page where you will see a grey box titled ‘Audio player’.

Click the Edit button at the top right of the audio player and then click the Speaker button.

Now Drag and Drop an Audio file into the ‘Drop your audio file here to upload’ dropzone or press ‘Choose File’ to select an audio file manually.

Go to the ‘Audio Position’ menu and choose where you would like your audio player to be displayed. If you don’t want a visible player choose ‘Off the page’.

You can also make your audio files play automatically with the ‘Autoplay’ toggle.*3

Now everything is in place, you will have to wait a few moments as your audio is encoded.

Elucidat supports audio files of up to 45mb, you can upload MP3, WAV, OGG.

Audio player subtitles

You can add subtitles to your audio by creating a .srt file (see here for details on how).

Click the ‘Audio player’ edit button.

Click the ‘Speaker’ button.

Press ‘Choose File’ in the ‘Upload captions/subtitles’ section and select your .srt file.

*1 Vimeo content is not compatible with mobile devices

*2 Content will need to be on an SSL protected server if you use the iFrame for embedding.

*3 Please note that mobile users cannot use ‘Autoplay’ due to iOS and Android restrictions, if you are looking to use audio on mobile we recommend having your ‘Audio position’ set to ‘Fixed to the top of the page’ or ‘Fixed to the bottom of the page’.