Loyola Sakai 12 DocumentationStudent Guide PanoptoHow do I add a video to my session?

How do I add a video to my session?

Inserting one Panopto Session into Another Panopto Session

For a video walk through of this process, see Inserting a Clip into a Video from Panopto.

Open the Editor for the Panopto session where you want to add another session.

Edit button for Panopto video

Open Panopto, and select the Edit icon for the session you want to change. This will open up a new tab in your browser for the Panopto editor.

Using the pointer tool in the time line, select the point in the session where you want to insert a clip of another session.

Panopto editor timeline

Select the + icon to open an expanded tools menu, then select "Add a clip"

Add a clip option in + menu

Select the folder where your other Panopto session is located.

Choose a Panopto folder

Select the session you wish to insert, then select "Insert" at the bottom of the screen.

Select a video, then "Insert"

The session you selected is now spliced into your original Panopto session and can be seen in the timeline.

Inserted clip in Panopto editor timeline

When you play your Panopto session, the clip you inserted will begin to play at the time you chose earlier. When the inserted clip is complete, the original Panopto session will continue to play.

You can edit when the inserted clip begins to play by selecting the three vertical dots next to the clip in the Contents tab and then "Edit".

Edit an inserted clip

Enter a new start time for the clip to begin playing, and then select "Save".

Edit clip start time

If you want to edit the inserted clip itself, open up that Panopto session in the editor to make your changes. Those same changes will appear anywhere that clip is inserted.

If the video is deleted, it will be removed from any Panopto sessions it is spliced into.

Inserting a YouTube video into a Panopto Session

Open the Panopto Editor

Edit button for Panopto video

Using the pointer tool in the time line, select the point in the session where you want to insert a clip of another session.

Panopto editor timeline

Select the + icon to open an expanded tools menu, then select "Add a YouTube video".

Add a YouTube button in the + menu
Insert a YouTube video screen
  1. Link: Paste the link to the video that you want to include in your Panopto session
  2. Time: This is the time in your Panopto session when the YouTube video will start playing
  3. Start (Optional): The time in the YouTube video when it will begin playing
  4. End (Optional): The time in the YouTube video when it will stop playing
  5. Show YouTube Controls (Checkbox): If checked, the controls for the YouTube video will appear and be accessible to the person viewing the video
  6. Autoplay (Checkbox): If checked, when the Panopto session reaches the YouTube video the video will play automatically. In unchecked, the session pauses and waits for the viewer to begin watching the video.
  7. Done: Select when all settings have been entered.