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Panopto at UR

About Panopto

Panopto allows you to record audio, video and your computer screen (Powerpoint, or any software application) directly from your desktop and provides full capability for integrated playback later. Recordings of lectures can also be done from your laptop or a classroom computer. Videos created with external software can be uploaded into Panopto.

Benefits to using Panopto

  • Panopto is integrated with Blackboard to allow for restricted access to only students within your class.
  • Panopto provides a streaming video platform so that playback of video can take place on lower bandwidth networks.


Panopto recorder is available for Windows and Macintosh OS X. Panopto is also available for the iPad and iPhone.


Please adhere to all University policies with regard to Social Security Numbers (SSN), Personal Identifying Information (PII), and the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) in the use of this product. For external videos, please adhere to the copyright and fair use policies.

Getting Started

If you only need to view Panopto recordings, please see Viewing Requirements for Panopto Recordings.

Note that IE 8 and IE 9 are no longer supported due to SSL requirements.

If you are using IE 11, you will need to set Compatibility mode in order to have Panopto work. See instructions.

Using Panopto for Streaming Video in your Blackboard Course

Panopto can be used to create videos from your desktop, or can be used to stream videos created in external software packages.

For instructions on copying a course that has Panopto videos included:

Additional Features