Installing Panopto on Apple Mac

The following guide is only for installing Panopto on a Apple Mac computer whether it be a UoS or personal device.

Please note the Mac recorder currently works with OSx 10.13, 10.14 and 10.15. If you are unable to upgrade your Mac to such a version we do have a leagacy recorder that will support 10.12, but this is only temporary where it will not work with the next Panopto update.

To download Panopto on any device open a web browser and go to:

Whenever you are asked to sign into Panopto, please select the option to log in with Blackboard.

Sign into Blackboard as normal and click ‘Login’.

On the logged in Panopto page, look to the top right of the page where you name will show. Under that will be the option to ‘Download Panopto’ click on this.

There should be only the one option presented to download Panopto, click on the blue button to download the software. Once downloaded run the Panopto installer.

Follow the steps to install the Panopto recorder software.

Once the software has been installed load up the Panopto Recorder software. In the top right click on the button to ‘Sign In’.

It will show a new window that should have the server information prefilled in as If not change it and click on the ‘Go’ button. It should display the Blackboard log in page, where you should sign in as normal.

You should see that you are now signed into the Panopto recorder and ready to record. Click on the ‘Create New Recording’ button to see the recorder interface.

If you need any additional help on the next steps of making a recording please go to our create a recording page.