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Single monitor computer text instructions

  1. On the Panopto Recorder check the option to Capture PowerPoint and Capture Main Screen (See Fig. 1). The Capture PowerPoint option creates the table of contents.  The Capture Main Screen option captures PowerPoint animations and annotations and also allows for recording of other apps such as web pages or excel spreadsheets.
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    Figure 1: Secondary sources
  2. Select your audio source from the Audio dropdown menu (See Fig. 2).
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    Figure 2: Select your audio source
  3. After selecting your audio, test your audio by talking in a normal voice to test the volume. You should see a few green bars appear as you talk (See Fig. 3). If you don't see any or see the red and yellow bars highlighted, adjust the volume by using the slider.
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    Figure 3: Audio adjustment slider
  4. Panopto does not have a toolbar that is visible while recording. After you have finished with your PowerPoint presentation, open the Panopto Recorder, select stop and upload.

Dual monitor computer text instructions

  1. Launch your presentation in Presenter View mode. The slide show typically appears on the main screen while the presenter view appears on the second screen.
  2. On the Panopto Recorder check the option to Capture PowerPoint and Capture Main Screen (See Fig. 4). The Capture PowerPoint option creates the table of contents.  The Capture Main Screen option captures PowerPoint animations and annotations and also allows for recording of other apps such as web pages or excel spreadsheets.
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    Figure 4: Secondary sources
  3. Click on the Main Screen tab and check the option to Enable screen capture preview (See Fig. 5)

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    Figure 5: Enabling screen capture preview

  4. Verify that the PowerPoint Slide Show is appearing in the preview. If the Slide Show is appearing, continue to step 5. Otherwise, uncheck the Capture Main Screen option and check the Capture Second Screen option. Check each screen until you find the Slide Show.
  5. Confirm that only the screen displaying the Slide Show is checked. 
  6. Select your audio source from the Audio dropdown menu (See Fig. 6).
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    Figure 6: Select your audio source
  7. After selecting your audio, test your audio by talking in a normal voice to test the volume. You should see a few green bars appear as you talk (See Fig. 7). If you don't see any or see the red and yellow bars highlighted, adjust the volume by using the slider.
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    Figure 7: Audio adjustment slider
  8. Panopto does not have a toolbar that is visible while recording. After you have finished with your PowerPoint presentation, open the Panopto Recorder, select stop and upload.

Following are instructions on how to record PowerPoint presentations in Panopto using single and dual monitor Mac computers.

Single monitor computer text instructions

  1. From your Canvas site, click on the Panopto Videos button in your 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, Record a new session
  3. You will be prompted to launch the Panopto app or install it.
  4. After Panopto launches, the Record a Session window will open.
  5. Check your recording options.
  6. Change the folder or session name (See Fig. 2)
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    Figure 2, editing the folder and session name
  7. Select the video web camera to record (if needed) and audio source for sound to record (See Fig. 3). Note: If the audio level needs adjusted click System Preferences, then Sound, then Input.
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    Figure 3, video and audio sources
  8. Choose either a PowerPoint or Keynote file to add to the recording (See Fig. 4)
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    Figure 4, Select a PowerPoint or Keynote file
  9. Select the Secondary Sources (See Fig 5)
    1. Set the Secondary 1 tab to Built-in Display so that annotations, animations, or any recording you want to do outside of PowerPoint is recorded.
    2. Set the Secondary 2 tab to None.
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      Figure 5, Selecting secondary sources

Dual monitor computer text instructions

  1. Launch your presentation in Presenter View mode. The slide show typically appears on the main screen while the presenter view appears on the second screen.
  2. On the Panopto Recorder check the option to Record PowerPoint or Record Keynote (See Fig. 6). Note: Only check the one that you will be using,
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    Figure 6, Record PowerPoint or Keynote selections
  3. Select the Secondary Sources (See Fig 7)
    1. Set the Secondary 1 tab to Second Monitor so that annotations, animations, or any recording you want to do outside of PowerPoint is recorded.
    2. Set the Secondary 2 tab to None.
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      Figure 7, choosing secondary sources
  4. Ensure Microphone is selected as an Audio source (See Fig. 8).
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    Figure 8, Selecting the microphone
  5. Click Record.
  6. Panopto does not have a toolbar that is visible while recording. After you have finished with your PowerPoint presentation, open the Panopto Recorder, select stop and upload