Panopto Lecture Capture

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Available for : Instructors Students Staff


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.

Panopto helps you to:

Upcoming features:

  • Panopto 4.9: Subfolders will inherit permissions from parent folders.
    Panopto is adding new folder sharing options for “Unlisted” folders. For more details, see What's New in Panopto 4.9?

Can't find the feature you need? Please contact


Online Help Center:

Help Desk:

  • Email:
  • Phone: (206)221-5000, option 3.  Mon - Fri 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Walk-in: Odegaard building Room 230
    Mon - Thu 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.
    Fri 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.
    Sun 12 p.m. - 10 p.m.


Free workshops offered biweekly. View schedule & register. 

Known Issues:

  • Older recordings on new versions of Chrome are not viewable: Either use another browser or enable the plugin (how to use plug-in). We will fix this over the summer.
  • PowerPoint: Panopto cannot process PowerPoint files with unknown fonts, symbols, or animations. If you need to use these, convert them into images.
  • Processing speed: We are working with Panopto to improve the processing speed.
  • Known issues and workarounds in Panopto Help desk

Learn more about Panopto from vendor's Help Center:

Last modified: June 4, 2015