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A secure portal for hosting and sharing all your video content. Easy-to-use software for recording and editing professional videos. Live streaming software for broadcasting secure video streams at scale. A unique search engine for finding any word mentioned in any video. Building blocks that bring video to your LMS, CMS, and portals. Panopto makes it easy to record video presentations, manage your existing video files, and stream your video content to any device.


  • Video Capture
  • Screen recording
  • Remote recording
  • Live webcast
  • Integrates with Zoom, WebEx, and other video conferencing systems
  • Flipped classroom functionality
  • Online video editing
  • Interactive video quizzing
  • Search inside your video for any word spoken or shown on screen

Getting Started

Panopto can be accessed through Canvas or a web browser.

Instructor Resources

Adding Panopto to your Canvas course

To add the Panopto tool to your Canvas course:

Videos saved to the Panopto course folder will be automatically shared with students in the Canvas course.

Re-using Panopto content from a previous course

To provide students with access to Panopto videos you have previously created:

If the previous Canvas course has been concluded, you may need to reactivate yourself in the previous course before you can copy the videos.

Syllabus Statement

Add the statement below to the required technologies section of your syllabus.

This course will use Panopto for the recording and distribution of class lectures. Visit the Panopto learning tool guide to view the terms of service, privacy policy, accessibility statement, and steps for getting started with Panopto.

Student Resources

Using Panopto in your Canvas course

To use the Panopto tool in your Canvas course, click on the Panopto link in your course navigation. There you will be able to access recordings your instructor has made available.

You may wish to learn about the features of the video viewer




Read the most recent Panopto Release Notes.