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Install the Panopto Recorder

The first time you go to create a recording you have to download the Panopto Recorder. The first three steps are the same as what you will do whenever you create a recording from your computer. At the fourth step you download the recorder and go through the installation procedure.

  1. In your Canvas course, from the left menu, select Panopto Recordings.
  2. Click the purple Create button
  3. Click the Record a New Session option
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  4. Click the Download Panopto button.
  5. Locate uw.hosted.panopto.com….pkg (name varies depending on your computer) in your Downloads folder and double click on it to run the application.
  6. The installer will self-extract and begin the installation. Once the installation is complete, you are ready to create a recording.
Last reviewed March 6, 2020