Panopto Lecture Capture

Last updated: August 15, 2022
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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. Review policies (FERPA Considerations) for using Panopto at the UW.

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Free workshops: 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.

Upgrades, Known Issues, System Status, and Updates:

  • 12/30/21 Issue with the Zoom integration: If you set up your recordings to automatically import into Panopto before December 30th, the recordings will not be moved into Panopto. Zoom is working on fixing this issue.
  • Panopto will require all creators to upgrade recorders by the third Thursday of each July. At the minimum, you will need to be on the version that was current as of March 31st.
  • Issues with Panopto quizzes
  • Panopto now supports newer Macs with the M1 chips.  Creators may need to download the latest recorder. Note: contact if you need to capture computer audio.
  • Course copy issue
  • Third-party cookies need to be enabled.
  • System Status
  • IT Connect Panopto Updates

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