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Panopto can record videos in two ways:
Panopto Capture, used within a browser, is recommended as it 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.
Panopto maintains detailed instructions for recording; see
How to Record with Panopto for Windows and
How to Record with Panopto for Mac from Panopto for more detailed recording and screencasting instructions.
Home Lecture Recording Tips for more information on recording lectures.
To record or screencast within a browser, use the Capture option.
To record or screencast using the Panopto Recorder, first be sure that it has been downloaded using the instructions for
Downloading the Panopto Recorder.
Learn how to improve visual quality of videos using
Home Lecture Recording Tips. Also refer to
Editing Videos for information on trimming and editing recordings.