Panopto FAQ

  1. Will TechSmith Relay be available for the coming year?

    This summer marks the official transition from one lecture recording service to another. This is an exciting time, and...

  2. How to upload existing video files to Panopto

    Uploading to Panopto   There are two possibilities with regards to uploading videos to Panopto: To an eClass course...

  3. Can multiple instructors record for the same course?

    Multiple instructors can record for the same course. Anyone designated as an “Instructor” will be able to edit each...

  4. What is the file format if we download a Panopto video to post elsewhere?

    In Panopto, you can download your video or audio streams as MP4. You can then upload the panopto file...

  5. Can we control when we share the video with the students?

    You will be able to make your recordings available to anyone publicly or with specific users in your course. ...

  6. How to upload a PDF file into a video?

    You can upload a PDF into your video stream. Viewers will be able to access the PDF(s) in the...

  7. What are best practices in recording a video on Windows?

    See the following link for more information on some of the best practices for recording a high quality video...

  8. What are best practices in recording a video on Mac?

    See the following link for more information on some of the best practices for recording a high quality video...

  9. Using Keyboard Shortcuts (Hotkeys)

    You can control some aspects of how Panopto works, through the use of key combinations. Mac OS The use...

  10. How To Edit A Video

    You can edit the video using Panopto editor in your browser.  You can change the video title and trim...

  11. How To Trim A Video

    Information about trimming a video is available at the following link -  https://support.panopto.com/s/article/Trim-a-Video

  12. Does Panopto allow editing of Camtasia Studio recordings

    Yes, once a video is on Panopto, it can be edited using Panopto editor in your browser.  You can...

  13. What are the editing options?

    Panopto provides editing options for existing videos.  You may choose to edit the title, trim and cut the video. ...

  14. If you upload your own video into Panopto (like a YouTube video), does the search function and editor still work?

    Yes, once a video is on Panopto, it can be edited.  For more information, please refer to  https://support.panopto.com/s/article/Edit-a-Video

  15. Can we add more slides or verbal content when editing videos?

    Yes, Panopto allows adding/editing/deleting slides in the editor.  For more information please refer to  https://support.panopto.com/s/article/Add-and-edit-Slides

  16. Can you change the style and position of captions in Panopto?

    Panopto’s video player enables viewers to change the styling and placement of captioning to suit their individual needs.  Please...

  17. Do students always have the option of making comments on the video?

    Ability to comment on the video is disabled by default but can be turned on by the instructor. More...

  18. Can students revise their Panopto notes on review?

    Notes can be revised or deleted at any time.  More information on taking notes is available at the following...

  19. Can a video be added to multiple courses?

    Yes, once you have made a video, you can share them across multiple courses very easily from within your...

  20. Can I record videos now, but hide them until needed later in the course?

    You will be able to hide your videos from within your Panopto account.  More information is available at the ...

  21. Can we hold our lecture synchronously with Zoom while recording with Panopto to later share with students?

    No, however we are investigating integrating Zoom with Panopto so that recordings from Zoom can be visible within Panopto. ...

  22. How to Allow Viewers to Download Your Presentation Slide?

    If a video is recorded with slides or uploads a PowerPoint in the editor, the slides can be made...

  23. Does Panopto support storing recordings locally?

    In Panopto, you can download your video or audio streams as MP4s to be able to upload them somewhere...

  24. Is there a limit on how big your video can be?

    No, there is no limit to how big a video you create in Panopto

  25. Can you use a pre-existing power point presentation for the lecture?

    Yes. Panopto allows adding, editing and deleting slides in editor.  For more information please refer to  https://support.panopto.com/s/article/Add-and-edit-Slides .

  26. Can students create videos with Panopto?

    Students can create a video within the course if instructors allow them to using an assignment. Contact us for...

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