Panopto

This section explains Panopto, VU Collaborate's integrated video creation, management, sharing and editing tool.

How to Install Panopto on a Mac

Panopto allows for event recording, screencasting, video streaming, and video content management software in e-learning environments. This guide will assist in the installation and configuration of Panopto for Mac. 

Below are the steps to install and configure Panopto on a Mac:

 

UPDATE: Unfortunately, the latest version of Panopto for Mac is not supported on Apple computers running a 32-bit CPU architecture and may not work with macOS 10.12 (Sierra). We recommend upgrading your OS version to macOS 10.15 Catalina. 

 

Step One: Installation



1. Login to VU Collaborate and click on the Video tab.

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2. Click on the Create button and select Record a new session. Alternatively, you could also click the Download Panopto link as well, located in the top right of the sessions page.

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3. Both options will show a popup that will allow you to Download Panopto for your operating system by choosing the Download Installer.

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4. Run the "Panopto.pkg" file and then click Continue.

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5. Select the Drive where you would like to install Panopto for Mac and click Continue.

6. Click Install to begin the installation.

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7. If prompted, insert credentials for installation; this is your student number and AD password. Click Install Software. 

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8. Click Close when you see the installation was successful.

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Step Two: Security Protections


1. Mac 10.14 introduced a lot of additional security protections, and one is triggered at the time of installation. You will see this warning:

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2. Click OK on the warning to allow Panopto to upload. 

If you do not click OK, none of the upload will succeed.