You MUST ACTIVATE the Panopto
tool in Desire2Learn BEFORE using this guide.
Click HERE for
Panopto in Desire2Learn - Basic Mac Recording
Please note: Students may not
record with Panopto.
1. Log in to Desire2Learn and choose the correct course
where Panopto has been activated.
Then, click "Content" and "View Content" to
access your newly created content quick link.
2. If you get a browser
security block, please allow the process to run.
Click HERE for instuctions on how this is done in the most commonly used browsers.
3. Once in the Panopto area, click
"Create" and "Record a new session".
4. Choose the approriate recorder installation
for your type of computer and install.
(Note: You may need administrator
priveledges on your computer to install.)
If the recorder has already been
installed, simply click "Launch Recorder".
5. Click Create New
By default, the Recorder will open up
to the last known good configuration of recording devices. If you have
recorded content before, the same devices will automatically be
In this example, we have not recorded content before, the Mac
recorder defaults to Offline Recording.
To complete an Online Recording, click the down arrows as
highlighted in red below, if there are folders available.
6. Choosing Recording Devices
Whether you are recording offline or to a desired Folder, you
can choose the devices that you wish to record with. These devices include web
cams, video cameras, audio inputs, screen captures, PowerPoint/Keynote and
remote devices. To select the device you wish to use in your recording,
simply check the box next to the device(s) listed within the Mac Recorder
**Note: Audio and/or Video is required for all recordings
to complete and be posted to the web. If recording from two separate
computers, the Recorder will allow you to record with no audio or video
selected, however, the session will not process until the other computer uploads
the audio and/or video to the system. You will receive a pop up error
message if no audio/video is selected when recording.
7. Start Recording
After selecting the available inputs,
begin the recording by clicking on "Start Recording"
recording content, switch back to the Mac Recorder (Command +Tab), and click on
8. The next screen will show the status of the
recordings. By default the Mac Recorder will automatically upload the
recorded content to the server. As the recording is being transferred to
the server, you can preview the recording in the "Preview" area if "Audio,"
"Video," or "Screen Capture" was recorded. If the preview was not
sufficient, you could choose to "Pause Upload" to pause the upload of the files
to the server. The "Actions" button has two options; "Show Files" or
"Delete" (will show or delete the local files in the Panopto Recordings
Note: You must have Microsoft Silverlight installed
on your computer to view recordings.