Using the YuJa player

This article will show you how to use the YuJa player. For an instruction video on how the player works, click on the video below. Continue to read if your prefer a written instruction.  

Video instructions

Written instructions

You will find YuJa Videos in your Brightspace course or via, as a thumbnail

  1. Click on the Play icon
Yuja video

As the video will start playing, the options of the YuJa Player menu bar appear, from left to right you will find the following options:  

Command bar
  1. Play/pause to start or pause the video

Once you pause the video and close the program, YuJa will suggest to resume the video from that point the next time you want to play it.

  1. Volume:
    • clicking on it, will mute the video
    • hove the cursor over it, will give a bar to adjust the volume level¬†¬†
  2. Progress bar:  drag the ball to any point in time to directly go to the point in the video you prefer 
  3. CC: for closed captions. For newly created videos, automatically generated captions will be available. You can toggle them off and on.  
6. Sidebar

 Once you click this button, the sidebar will open on the right part of the screen. Different tabs will shown:

Move among the tabs by clicking on it

Search video
  1. Index:  shown the different chapters/topics within the video, when created by the owners
  2. Slides: gives all the slides attached to the video, when available
  3. CC: to see all the closed captions of the video. Once you click on a line, you will go to the specific point in the video where that text is spoken
  4. Notes: to add notes that will only be visible for you. Notes can be downloaded as well  
  5. Resources: overview of all additional files attached to the video
  6. Search: to search through all the text within the other menus. By clicking on the search result of your choice, you will go to that point in time of the video
  1. Fullscreen: switch between fullscreen or theater mode  
8. Settings

Clicking on the Settings, a pop up menu will appear with different types of settings:

  1. Speed: to adjust the speed of the video
  2. Quality: to select the preferred quality
  3. Show thumbnails: shows different thumbnails from the video. Clicking on that you are redirect to the point in the video
  4. External player: opens the video in a new tab
  5. Go back 10s: rewind the video of 10 seconds
  6. Caption settings: you can change the language, font, color and more of the captions


You now know how to use the YuJa player!

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