Basic Recording with Panopto (Mac)

Operating System: Mac OSX versions 10.9.x and above

Applies To: UB faculty and staff. Student recording is limited to Assignments Folder only.

Last Updated: April 5, 2018


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The following steps start from in your browser.

1.    Select Create from the pull-down in the top Information bar.

2.    Select Record a New Session.  

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3.    If you haven't already installed the Panopto client, select your device Download Installer and follow these instructions.

4.    The Launch Panopto window will appear, click Launch Panopto. The Record a Session window will automatically appear.

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5.    Enter a name for your recording (referred to as Session) under Choose folder and session name.

6.    Under Primary Source, choose the Video and Audio device you would like to use from the pull-down for your recording.

  • Audio is required for all recordings to complete.  You will receive a pop-up error message if no audio/video is selected.

7.    In the Secondary Sources box in Panopto for Mac, you can choose to capture your screen, or an additional video source such as a webcam, document camera, etc. Click Secondary 2 if you wish to include two secondary sources.

8.    After selecting the available inputs, begin the recording by clicking on Record. Try the useful Hotkeys below.

  • Press Option + Command + R to begin and stop recording.
  • Press Option + Command + P to pause.

9.    Click Stop or press the Esc key to stop recording content.

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10.    Once you choose to stop the recording, you will be presented with the Recording Complete dialogue box. This provides you another opportunity to rename the recording, provide a brief description, or delete and record again.

11.    Select Upload.

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12.    When processing is complete, select Manage Online to view your recording in Panopto.

13.    You will also receive an email from containing the url to access your recording.

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