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How do I download and install the Panopto Recorder?

In order to create a recording in Panopto, you will need to download and install the Panopto Recorder. All Loyola users (faculty, staff, and students) have the ability to download and install the Panopto Recorder. There are two versions of the Panopto Recorder: the Panopto Windows Recorder and the Panopto Mac Recorder.

Open your preferred browser and navigate to luc.hosted.panopto.com. You can also access the Panopto website through Sakai following the steps listed below:

  1. Log in to Sakai and open a site that has the Panopto tool. (View "How do I add the Panopto tool to my course?".)
  2. Select the Panopto tool from the Tool Menu.
  3. The Panopto site will open in a new tab.

Download the installer.

Select Download Panopto below your name in the upper right-hand corner of the page.

Panopto Windows Recorder

Choose the correct installer for your computer.

Navigate to Control Panel>System and Security>System to view your System Type (34-bit or 64-bit).

Install the Panopto Recorder

Locate the PanoptoRecorder.exe that you have downloaded and run the application.

Note: You will find your download in a different location based on your browser.

Mozilla Firefox

Select Save File.

  1. Select the ongoing downloads icon and double-click on the file.  
  2. Select Run. 
  3. A dialog box will appear asking if you would like to allow this program to make changes to your computer, select Yes
  4. Complete the installation by following the instructions from the installer.
Google Chrome

The download will be at the bottom left-hand corner of the web page.

  1. Select panoptorecorder.exe
  2. Select Run. 
  3. A dialog box will appear asking if you would like to allow this program to make changes to your computer, select Yes
  4. Complete the installation by following the instructions from the installer.
Edge

Select Save.

  1. Select Run. 
  2. A dialog box will appear asking if you would like to allow this program to make changes to your computer, select Yes
  3. Complete the installation by following the instructions from the installer.

Log in to the Panopto Windows Recorder

  1. Ensure that the Server Address text box reads luc.hosted.panopto.com.
  2. Place sakai\ in front of your Loyola user name and enter your Loyola password.
  3. Select Sign in.

Your Loyola user name and password is the same user name and password that you use for Sakai and Outlook.

Panopto Mac Recorder

Choose the correct installer for your computer.

Navigate to the apple icon in the upper left-hand corner of your computer and select About This Mac to view what operating system you are running.

Install the Panopto Recorder

Locate the luc.hosted.panopto.com_panoptoformac.pkg file that you have downloaded and run the application.

Note: You will find your download in a different location based on your browser.

Mozilla Firefox

Select Save File.

Select the luc.hosted.panopto.com_panoptoformac.pkg file.

  1. Select the ongoing downloads icon and double-click on the file.  
  2. Select Continue.
  3. Choose Install.
  4. Select Close.

If you are asked for a password during the installation, it is referring to the admin password for your computer.

Google Chrome

Select the luc.hosted.panopto.com_panoptoformac.pkg file that will appear at the bottom of the screen.

  1. The download will be at the bottom left-hand corner of the web page. Select luc.hosted.panopto.com_panoptoformac.pkg.
  2. Select Continue.
  3. Choose Install.
  4. Select Close.

If you are asked for a password during the installation, it is referring to the admin password for your computer.

Safari

Choose Downloads from the dock.

Select luc.hosted.panopto.com_panoptoformac.pkg.

  1. Select Continue.
  2. Choose Install.
  3. Select Close.

If you are asked for a password during the installation, it is referring to the admin password for your computer.

Log in to the Panopto Mac Recorder

Select Sign in.

  1. Ensure that the Server text box reads luc.hosted.panopto.com.
  2. Ensure that the Sign in with menu reads Panopto.
  3. Place sakai\ in front of your Loyola user name and enter your Loyola password.
  4. Select Sign in.

Your Loyola user name and password is the same user name and password that you use for Sakai and Outlook.