LearnWorlds Interactive Video Editor

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LearnWorlds allows you to add interactive elements to your videos using its Video Editor.

You can add text, images, buttons, offers, questions, and subtitles to engage your audience. 

You can also add your logo or a watermark to protect your work from copyright violators.

Key Takeaways:

  • Use the Video Editor to entertain your audience and add value to your course
  • Add subtitles for learner accessibility
  • Apply a player skin to your videos to make them match the look and feel of your website.

What Is the LearnWorlds Interactive Video Editor?

The LearnWorlds Interactive Video Editor is a tool that allows you to enhance your videos by adding interactive elements.

You can add questions, buttons, watermarks, a table of contents, images, text, subtitles, pop-ups, and many other features.

Once you have added the interactions, users will be able to view the content on all devices, including the mobile app, for a seamless experience.

Keep your users engaged until the last minute with interactive videos.

Benefits

  • Gamification Learning – Use interactive questions to enhance your videos and improve engagement.
  • Alter the Flow – Add questions and use the answers to change the structural flow of the video. 
  • Give Users Control – Allow watchers to skip sections that aren’t relevant to them or quickly jump to sections that are. Giving your user control will keep them interested and help them stay focused.
  • Protect Your Content – Add a watermark to help prevent someone from stealing your video.
  • Reach More Students – Use subtitles to reach learners in other languages or those who require accessibility features to access online content.
  • Understand Your Watchers – With detailed video analytics, you can get a deeper understanding of the engagements, drop-offs, total plays, and other data related to your material. 

Features

You need a Pro Trainer plan or above to use any features of the LearnWorlds Interactive Video Editor. 

The Starter plan doesn’t include any features, and the Pro Trainer plan only has limited access to features. 

 To access all of the Video Editor features, you need either the Learning Center plan or the High Volume and Corporate plan.

Feature Starter Plan Pro Trainer Plan Learning Center Plan High Volume and Corporate Plan
Add Text ❌ (Upgrade Required)
Add Images ❌ (Upgrade Required)
Add Interaction ❌ (Upgrade Required) ❌ (Upgrade Required)
Table of Contents ❌ (Upgrade Required) ❌ (Upgrade Required)
Thumbnail ❌ (Upgrade Required)
Subtitles ❌ (Upgrade Required) ❌ (Upgrade Required for Autogenerate)*
Interactive Transcript ❌ (Upgrade Required) ❌ (Upgrade Required)
Watermark ❌ (Upgrade Required) ❌ (Upgrade Required)
Player Skin ❌ (Upgrade Required)
Video Stats ❌ (Upgrade Required)
List of Added Elements ❌ (Upgrade Required)

* Subtitles imported using a SRT file are available on the Pro Trainer plan. Autogenerated subtitles are only available on the Learning Center Plan or above.

Add a Video Learning Activity

Video Learning Activity
  1. Locate the course you want to add the Interactive Video to.
  2. Click on the Contents tab.
  3. Select the section you want to add the video to.
  4. Click Add Activity.
  5. Choose Interactive Video under the Multimedia menu.
  6. Click Save and Edit.

Select the Video File

Select the Video

Once you’ve added the activity, you can select the video you want to make interactive.

  1. Add a description and icon under the Course Player Details.
  2. Under Choose Video File, choose one of four options. 
  • From Course Video Library – Use a video already uploaded into this course. You can add a video with this option if you haven’t uploaded the video yet.
  • From Vimeo – Choose a video from Vimeo and add it by entering the ID (the ID is the number that comes after the / in the URL, e.g., Vimeo.com/123456789. The ID would be 123456789).
  • From Wistia – Choose a video on Wistia and add it by entering the ID.
  • From All School Video – This will display all of the videos currently in your school. You can select a video from here.
  1. Click Save.

Add an Interaction

Add an Interaction
After you have added the activity and chosen a video file, you can choose to add an interaction.
  1. Hover over the video learning activity you just added. 
  2. Click Edit Video.
  3. Select Add Interaction from the side menu. There are four options to choose from. 
  • Buttons – Use a button for a customer to click. This button can open a link, show a message, or move the learner to another section in the video.
  • Offers – Add a purchase offer or discount to encourage sales.
  • Questions – Use a question related to the content to keep the learner focused.
  • Embed – Copy and paste an embeddable code here.
  1. After you have chosen which element to add, a box will appear. You can edit the following aspects of the element:
  • Start and End Time
  • Format Element
  • General Behavior
  • Action When Clicked
  • Add Intro Animation
  1. After making your edits, click Save.

Add Text

Add Text
Hover over the video learning activity you just added.
  1. Click Edit Video.
  2. Click Add Text. There are five options to choose from.
  3. Labels – Add a label to emphasize a keyword.
  • Lower Thirds – Add additional information in the lower third of the video.
  • Section Titles – Add a title to separate a section.
  • Half Screen Titles – Cover half of the screen’s width with a title.
  • Personal Info – Share personal details.
  1. After you have chosen which type of text to add, a box will appear. You can edit the following aspects of the text:
  • Start and End Time
  • Format Element
  • General Behavior
  • Action When Clicked
  • Add Intro Animation
  1. After making your edits, click Save.

Add Images

Add Images
  1. Hover over the video learning activity you just added.
  2. Click Edit Video.
  3. Click Add Images. There are three options to choose from:
  • Images – Add a helpful graphic or engaging image.
  • Pointers – Highlight a specific part of the video.
  • Logo – Add your logo to help protect your video from copyright violations.
  1. After you have chosen the image to add, a box will appear. You can edit the same information available to you for editing text:
  • Start and End Time
  • Format Element
  • General Behavior
  • Action When Clicked
  • Add Intro Animation
  1. After making your edits, click Save.

Create a Table of Contents

Table of Contents
  1. Hover over the video learning activity you just added. 
  2. Click Edit Video.
  3. Click Table of Contents. 
  4. Add your first heading. 
  5. Edit the time frame and settings.
  6. Continue to add headings and set up the table of contents.
  7. Click Save.

Add Thumbnail

Table of Contents
  1. Hover over the video learning activity you just added. 
  2. Click Edit Video.
  3. Click Thumbnail. There are three options to choose from:
  • Use First Frame – This uses the first frame in your video as your thumbnail.
  • Use Current Frame – Select any frame in the video to become your thumbnail.
  • Upload Thumbnail – Upload your own image to use as your thumbnail.
  1. Click Save.

Add Subtitles

Add Subtitles
  1. Hover over the video learning activity you just added. 
  2. Click Edit Video.
  3. Click Subtitles. There are two options for adding subtitles. 

Option 1:

Upload Subtitles – Upload your subtitles using a SRT file. You can use this option to upload subtitles in the video’s language and also offer multilingual subtitles.

  1. Select the language of your subtitles from the dropdown menu.
  2. Click Select SRT File and choose the file you want to add.
  3. Click Upload Subtitles.
  4. Click Save.
Option 2: Autogenerate Subtitles – These will automatically generate the subtitles in the language of the video.
  1. Click on Autogenerate and select the language of the video.
  2. Press Transcribe.
  1. Proofread the subtitles to confirm everything is correct.
  2. Once you are satisfied with the subtitles, change the Draft button to Public.
  3. Click Save.

You can edit, replace, or generate transcripts, and download or delete subtitles using the icons next to them.

You can only have one set of subtitles per language.

During their interaction with the content, students will be able to select which subtitles appear or choose to turn off the subtitles.

Add Transcript

Add Transcript

The transcript translates the audio of your video into written text. Students are then able to read along with your video online. The transcript is interactive, so if they click on any word, they will be taken to that section of the video. Students are also able to download the transcript.

  1. Hover over the video learning activity you just added. 
  2. Click Edit Video.
  3. Select Interactive Transcript.
  4. Click Autogenerate.
  5. Select the language of your video and click Transcribe.
  1. Proofread and edit the transcription.
  2. Toggle the option to Public once you are happy with the transcript.
  3. Click Save.

Use the icons to generate and download the transcript or reset and clear the transcript’s formatting.
Students can choose three options for the transcript:

  • Transcript Off
  • Fit to Window
  • Full Transcript

Add Watermarks

Add Watermarks

Use watermarks to help protect your video from copyright violators.

You can set your watermark preferences by clicking Settings, then School Settings, and Copyright Protection. If you want to learn how to do this, check out “How to Download Videos in LearnWorlds.”

Once you have added your watermark preferences, the selected watermark will automatically appear on your videos.

Within the Interactive Video Editor, you can decide if you want to remove the watermark or restore the video to the default settings.

  1. Hover over the video learning activity you just added.
  2. Click Edit Video.
  3. Select Watermark.
  4. Choose your watermark preference.

If you want to remove it, select Remove Watermark.

If you previously removed the watermark and want to add it again, select Inherit Watermark Settings.

  1. Click Save.

Add Player Skin

Add Images
  1. Hover over the video learning activity you just added. 
  2. Click Edit Video.
  3. Select Player Skin.
  1. Choose one of the options.
  2. Click Save.

You can update the default video player skin to customize the style of the video player. Go to Settings, then click Video, and then Player Appearance. Select the option that will be most reflective of your brand and school.

Frequently Asked Questions

Interactive video eLearning is when the learner must interact with the online learning video to proceed.

The learner may need to answer questions, skip ahead using a table of contents, or this requirement could be fulfilled by any other digital action required by the video creator.

LearnWorlds makes adding interactive elements to your videos easy with its Video Editor tool.

Bottom Line

Use the Interactive Video Editor on LearnWorlds to engage customers with interactive elements and improve their learning. 

Match your videos to your brand by updating the player’s skin and adding your logo.

Keep your videos protected by enabling watermarks.

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