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Lecture Recording (Panopto)

Panopto is a cloud-based service that allows users to record, share, review, and edit video captures from their desktop, laptop, and mobile phones.


  • Ease of sharing, recording, and editing captured video content
  • One-stop shop functionality within Canvas
  • Automatic conversion of Zoom Cloud recordings to your private Panopto Meeting Recordings folder after you start using Panopto.


  • Canvas and Zoom integration
  • Record video presentations with slides from a browser (Panopto Capture) or the Panopto Desktop Recorder application
  • Manage and share recorded content within Canvas
  • Upload and edit recordings and slides within Panopto
  • Add captions to recordings
  • Search recordings for what is said aloud and what is displayed in PowerPoint slides
  • Engage with discussion threads during live events as well as Q&A and quizzes during pre-recorded events
  • Save notes and bookmarks personalized to you within each video
  • Training and documentation available directly from Panopto and OIT
  • All Mediasite content automatically transferred to Panopto (re-linking of previous Mediasite content will be required)
  • OIT Webcasting services will be powered by Panopto to deliver live and pre-recorded webcasts

What do you need to do?

I want to create and manage video outside of Canvas.

I need to digitize and host videos for my class.

  • OIT’s Digital Media Services (DMS) provides support for instruction through the digitization and conversion of course materials into usable media formats. Videos are hosted for a limited time on secure, OIT supported hosting solutions (Panopto). Learn more about digitizing services and video hosting.

I want to record my classroom lectures.

I want to attend training or learn on my own.

Panopto Support

For more information or to request training, contact the contact the OIT HelpDesk online or by phone at 865-974-9900.