Getting Started with Panopto Help & Support

Downloading the Panopto app for iOS

The Panopto iOS app can be used to create video learning content with an iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch that can be uploaded direct to a module site.

Downloading the Panopto application

  1. Open the App Store on the device by clicking on the icon.
  2. In the search bar type Panopto.
  3. Click on the box next to the application that says Get and click again when it says Install.
  4. Once the application has installed, there will be an icon on the home screen.
  5. Click the Panopto icon to open the application.
A screenshot showing the Panopto application on iOS.
A screenshot showing the Panopto application on Android.

Signing In to Panopto

  1. When the application has opened it will ask for a URL, type in and then Sign in.
  2. Once on the main page for Panopto, click on the side bar.
  3. Click onto the Sign In button.
  4. From the menu, select Blackboard as the account to sign in to.
  5. Enter Lincoln login creditals.
A screenshot showing the sign in process for Panopto on iPad.
A screenshot showing 'All Sessions' in Panopto on iPad.
A screenshot showing the sign in button on Panpoto for iPad.

Recording in Panopto

  1. On the side bar under Create click Record & Upload.
  2. Click Browse to select which Course folder you wish to save the video in.
  3. Name your File and select Start Recording and click Ok when asked if Panopto can have access to your camera and microphone.

If there is an already recorded video on the device to upload select Choose a Video.

A screenshot showing the video preview in Panopto for iPad.
A screenshot showing a recording taking place within the Panpoto for iPad application.
  1. Press the record button to begin a new recording and then press again to end the recording.
  2. Review the video by pressing the Play button. Either press Retake to refilm the video or select Use Video to Save and Upload it.
  3. In the Title Bar, name the video and then press Upload.
A screenshot showing the 'Record and Upload' menu item to start a new recording within the Panopto app for iPad.
A screenshot showing all folders within the Panopto app for iPad.
A screenshot showing the process of creating a new recording using Panopto for iPad.

General Advice on Recording on Your iOS Device

  1. When naming the video, make sure that it will be easy to find for future reference.
  2. Consider lighting when recording e.g make sure the lights in the room are turned on and the blinds are open if needed.
  3. Those speaking in the recording should have a loud and clear voice for the optimal sound quality when playing back the video.
  4. To film the video using the front facing camera, select the camera by clicking the icon in the top right hand corner of the screen in record mode.
  5. The person being recorded should look into the camera rather than the screen.
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