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Launching Panopto

Panopto can record videos in two ways. Panopto Capture, used within a browser, can be used without needing to download anything. The Panopto recorder is a desktop client. See Downloading the Panopto Recorder for information on how to access the client.

Launch Panopto Capture

Panopto Capture allows videos to be recorded within a browser rather than through the Panopto Recorder.

  1. Select Edit Course from the course navigation bar.
  2. Select Panopto.
  3. Select Create [A].
  4. Select Panopto Capture [B].
    create panopto capture
  5. Panopto Capture will open in a new tab within the browser.

Launch the Panopto Recorder

After the Panopto Recorder has been downloaded, it can be used to record lectures.

  1. Select Edit Course from the course navigation bar.
  2. Select Panopto.
  3. Select Create [A].
  4. Select Panopto for Mac or Panopto for Windows [B].
    create panopto in recorder
  5. Select Launch Panopto or Open Panopto from the pop-up window, depending on what page is open. This will launch the Panopto Recorder that was just installed with the permissions already set up.


NEXT STEPS

Follow the instructions for Recording and Screencasting with Panopto for information on recording videos.