These instructions are specifically for users of the Mac Panopto Recorder.
Pre-requisites: Installing Panopto
Panopto is pre-installed in all our Windows based lecture theatre computers. Just search for Panopto in the Start Menu.
To install Panopto on your OSX computer, go to installing Panopto and select “Installing Panopto on Apple OSX” near the end of the article.
Step 1: Configuring the recorder
Unlike the Windows Recorder, the Panopto server address will not be automatically populated into the recorder. Type
into the server name field
Step 2: Logging in
All of Panopto’s user and security information comes from Blackboard. No staff member can log in using the “Login” and “Password” boxes.
Click “Get Providers for Server”.
A drop down list will appear.
Change the provider to “Blackboard”. The Blackboard website will appear.
Enter your username and password into the text boxes.
Step 3: Creating a recording
Press the large “Create new recording button”
Choose the Blackboard course that you want to record into
Give your session a name
You should now select any cameras, microphones, screen capture (via Source – Built-in Display) and PowerPoint/Keynote capture if required. Panopto recordings must have an audio source to work correctly. Press Start Recording when you are ready.
Your recording will upload automatically after pressing stop. Keep the Panopto recorder open until the video has uploaded to the iSolutions servers.