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.
- How can I install Panopto on a University owned computers?
- How can I install Panopto?
- If I record a video with a camera or with software other than Panopto where do I upload it?
- How can I record a video lecture at home?
- How can I share Panopto videos with multiple modules?
- Panopto Assignment Guide for Academics
- Webcasting with Panopto Guide or Watch the Video
- Things to watch out for (Copyright)
- Useful Links
How can I install Panopto on a University owned computer?
University computer running Windows 10
To install Panopto on a Windows 10 PC Managed by the University, click on the Windows button then type Software Centre. Panopto will be available there for you to install.
University owned MAC computer
WHAT YOU WILL NEED
Minimum of Windows 7 or
macOS 10.13 (High Sierra)
WHAT I NEED TO DO
Click on Create then Panopto for Mac and located further down should be Download Panopto (Your machine will be detected and the most relevant version will be presented.
Click Download Panopto as shown in the image below.
Follow the Prompts.
WHAT YOU WILL NEED
Plug in your mic/headset
Plug in your webcam
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.
(A box will appear at the bottom showing discussion posts & a link to the webcast you can share with students)
Step 1: Get your recording ready, settings, title, etc
(Please do not press the record button yet)
Step 2: Check the “Webcast” box
Step 3: Once you click “Record” the link is created below
Step 4: Copy or Share the link