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Instructional Design & Support

Which Lecture Capture Tool Is Right for You?



If you need help determining which software to use when recording and hosting your recorded lectures and classes, review the features included in all three of these UT-supported systems. 

Available Features

Panopto Logo Panopto

Lecture Capture

Canvas Studio ComparisonCanvas Studio

Lecture Capture

Zoom LogoZoom

Lecture Capture & Meetings

Video Conferencing
Zoom can host up to 300 participants at a time.
Sharing Recordings
Panopto videos are stored in the Panopto Cloud and can be shared individually with links or via Canvas integration. Videos can be embedded or linked on a webpage.

Canvas Studio videos are stored in the Canvas cloud and can be shared within Canvas.

Zoom recordings can be stored locally on the presenter’s computer or via Zoom Cloud. Zoom Cloud is integrated with Panopto and all recorded lectures are automatically imported into your Panopto user folder. Instructors can choose to share a live link, a link to the Cloud recordings, or share the recorded file.
Captioning
Each video is captioned using automatic speech recognition (ASR) captioning.

Each video is captioned using automatic speech recognition (ASR) captioning.
Video Search
Anything spoken or shown as text within a slideshow in the video presentation is searchable. Search results are also tied to playhead position within the video timeline.
Quizzing
Integrates with Canvas gradebook

Integrates with Canvas gradebook
Discussion/
Comments

Comment section similar to a chat window. Comments are tied to playhead location on the timeline.

Comments are integrated with the video timeline.

Chat can be turned on during Zoom meetings and can be set to auto-save after. The option to download the chat log is also available if turned on.
Analytics
User-specific video views, overall video views, when users stop watching, and Google Analytics integration

User-specific video views, overall video views, when users stop watching.

Meeting leaders may access reports after the Zoom session, including a Participant report and Polling report (if applicable).
Assignment Submissions
Students can record and submit their own video, faculty can comment.

Students can submit Canvas Studio videos as assignment submissions, faculty can comment and grade them.

 

Technical Specifications

Panopto Logo Panopto

Lecture Capture

Canvas Studio logoCanvas Studio

Lecture Capture

Zoom LogoZoom

Lecture Capture & Meetings

StorageNo limits at this time.No impact on course storage in Canvas Studio.Storage for 60 days – you will receive an email notification
Supported File Formats.avi, .mp4, .mpg, .wmv, .mov, .qt, .asf, .3gp, .wma, .mp3, .m4v, others..flv, .asf, .qt, .mov, .mpg, .mpeg, .avi, .m4v, .wmv, .mp4, .3gp, .mp3, .wma, .wav .mp4 , .m4a, .txt (chat)
Live Audience Size & LimitationsAccommodates up to 1000 viewers. If event exceeds that, we can accommodate with 2 weeks notice.Hosts up to 300 people with a standard license; this covers most use-cases.