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How to Upload a Video to Panopto

Video and Photographic Cameras
Most video and photographic cameras will record in their own proprietary format which may not be supported by the Panopto video platform. If you are using a Video or Photographic Camera to shoot your video make sure that you set the recording format to mp4 (or one of the supported formats listed above) before making your video. This will ensure the video can be uploaded to the system.

Have your video prepared and ready in one of the supported video formats. The following formats are the most commonly used: mp4, m4v, wmv, movOther supported formats are: 3gp, asf, avi, flv, mkv, mpg, mpeg, ogv, webm

You can also use your mobile phone to record a video, see Using Panopto App on Android or Using Panopto App of iOS (Apple iPhone).


Below are the links you can use to navigate through the guide:


Accessing Panopto

1. Go to VU Collaborate and navigate to the Space of your unit.

2. Select the Video tab, this will open your Panopto homepage in a new tab.

Select Video

You should not have to log in, but if you do, use your usual MYVU portal username and password. If you are asked for your email address, use the This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. email address instead of your username.

3. Click the Next button and take a tour of Panopto and its features.

Step 2 access Panopto dashboard


Uploading Content to Panopto

1. In Panopto click on My Folder.

Step 3 access my folder

2. Select Create, then select Upload Media.

NOTE: the Create button is now located in the left-hand side menu.

Upload Media

3. You can either drag your media into Panopto or click and search your computer for the file.

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4. Once you have selected your file it will then take a moment to upload.

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The time taken to process the video is approximately the length of the video itself. For example, a 15-minute video clip will take approximately 15 minutes to process.

5. Once the video has been uploaded, close the window.

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6. The video will now take a moment to process - it is normal for this to take a few minutes, please ensure you do not close the Panopto tab at this time.

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