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Panopto Lecture Capture

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Panopto is the UW-IT supported lecture capture solution. Panopto allows for easy recording and reviewing of videos from courses, lectures, and presentations. As a cloud-enabled service, Panopto is designed to simplify the lecture capture process. Recordings in Panopto are viewable on most Web browsers and mobile devices. No service fee for eligible users.

Panopto helps you to:

Usage information

Panopto Support

Online Help Center:

Help Desk:


Free workshops offered biweekly during the academic year. View schedule & register. 

UW Learning Technologies multimedia consultants are available to help faculty and staff effectively use video as a tool for teaching and learning. To set up a consulting session, email with ‘Learning Technologies Consult Appointment Request’ in the subject line and a brief description of your goals.

Known Issues and System Status:

Next Release

  • The next release is tentatively scheduled for August 12th, 2017.
  • Panopto was upgraded on June 10, 2017.  Highlighted features:
    • YouTube Video Integration — From within the video editor, you can now embed YouTube videos directly into your Panopto recordings.
    • New User Guided Tour — When Creators sign in to Panopto for the first time, they’ll be given a visual tour of the most frequently used features.
    • HTML5 Live Streaming — The next time you broadcast an event, your viewers can watch it in any modern web browser without the need for browser add-ons such as Flash. In Panopto 5.4, webcasts are streamed using standards-compliant HTML5 video.
  • For more details, see Panopto’s release notes

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