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Installing Panopto for Windows

Note: You may need administrator access on your computer to install Panopto. Please contact your department IT Pro for this access.
  1. From your Canvas site, click the Panopto Videos button in your course navigation menu.
  2. Click on the Create button and select Record a new session from the dropdown menu (See Fig. 1) .
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    Figure 1: Select Record a new session in the dropdown menu.
  3. Click the Download Panopto button in the popup window.
  4. Save the .exe recorder file to your computer (See Fig. 2).
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    Figure 2: Save the file to your computer.
  5. After the download is complete, click on the file to extract the contents of the file to your computer.
  6. Click the Yes button in the popup window to allow changes to your computer (See Fig. 3).
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    Figure 3: changes to your computer dialog box
  7. In the Installing Panopto window, click the Next button and then the Install button.
  8. In the Panopto screen that appears enter your username and password in the login fields (See Fig. 4).
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    Figure 4: Panopto login

Minimum system requirements and additional instructions are available at https://support.panopto.com/s/article/Install-Panopto-for-Windows

Installing Panopto for Mac

Note: You may need administrator access on your computer to install Panopto. Please contact your department IT Pro for this access.
  1. From your Canvas site, click the Panopto Videos button in your course navigation menu.
  2. Click on the Create button and select Record a new session from the dropdown menu.
  3. Click the Download Panopto button in the popup window (See Fig. 1).
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    Figure 1: Download Panopto dialog box
  4. Save the .pkg recorder file to your computer.
  5. After the download is complete, click on the .pkg file to run the installation wizard. The file is most likely in your Downloads folder (See Fig. 2).
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    Figure 2: Opening the Panopto package file
  6. Click the Continue button in the Install Panopto Recorder window (See Fig. 3).
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    Figure 3: Panopto dialog box
  7. Click through the wizard to the Install Software button. Enter your username and password for the computer and click the button.
  8. After Panopto is installed, click the Move to Trash button.
  9. In the Panopto screen that appears enter your username and password in the login fields (See Fig. 4)
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    Figure 4: Panopto login

Minimum system requirements and additional instructions are available at https://support.panopto.com/s/article/Install-Panopto-for-Mac.

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