Panopto can be used to record in class or at your desk. Recordings can then be distributed to students via Blackboard. Panopto can also be used to live-stream presentations/lectures to large audiences. In addition, Panopto has a function that allows students to make recordings themselves and submit these as assignments.
See below for some FAQs about Panopto.

Panopto FAQs

How can I install Panopto on a University owned computer?

University computer running Windows 10
If you want to get Panopto installed on Windows 10 PC Managed by the University, Please Call the service desk on 02079155488  requesting remote installation on your machine. 
University owned MAC computer
For all Mac machines owned by University or Personal, follow How can I install Panopto?

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How can I install Panopto (University Mac or any home computer)?

WHAT YOU WILL NEED 
  • Web Browser
  • Minimum of Windows 7 or
  • macOS 10.13 (High Sierra)
WHAT I NEED TO DO
Go to westminster.hosted.panopto.com
Panopto login page
Click on Download Panopto on top right of screen (Your machine will be detected and the most relevant version will be presented.
Click Download Panopto from the middle of screen as shown in the image below.
download Panopto
Follow the Prompts.

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If I record a video with a camera or software other than Panapto where do I upload it?

WHAT YOU WILL NEED 
  • Web Browser or
  • Panopto App iOS or Android
GETTING STARTED
login to: westminster.hosted.panopto.com
SETTING THE SETTINGS
  1. Click Create
  2. Click Upload Media
  3. Select your folder
  4. Click to add your file
upload a video

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How can I record a Video Lecture at home ?

WHAT YOU WILL NEED 
  • Microphone
  • Webcam
  • Panopto
GETTING STARTED
  1. Plug in your mic/headset
  2. Plug in your webcam
  3. Open Panopto
  4. Login
SETTING THE SETTINGS
5. Select a folder
6. Name your session
7. Select your webcam
8. Select your Mic
9. Select Ultra
10. Tick if you play videos or recording a webinar
11. Tick if using a PowerPoint
12. Tick if not using a PowerPoint (or a combination)
13. Select 1920×1080
14. Select 15 (25 if playing videos)
15. Select 1500 (2000 if playing videos)
16. Hit RECORD!
17. Tick to share your lecture LIVE with students.

 

 

 

 

Recording at home

(A box will appear at the bottom showing discussion posts & a link to the webcast you can share with students)

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Webcasting with Panopto  (Watch the Video )

Step 1: Get your recording ready, settings, title, etc
            (Please do not press the record button yet)
step one webcasting
Step 2: Check the “Webcast” box
webcasting
Step 3: Once you click “Record” the link is created below
Record Link
Step 4: Copy or Share the link
share webcast

 

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