This pages provides links to instructions on how to use Panopto for Lecture Recording.

NEW! Room information, including Panopto equipment, for Kedleston Road.

Essential steps for Tutors

How to make a recording (PC) Quick start guide for using Panopto along with how to download and install the recorder on your PC/Windows.

How to make a recording (Mac) Quick start guide for using Panopto along with how to download and install the recorder on your Mac.

How to add recordings to a folder (e.g. Study materials) in Course Resources

Guidance for short recording

Other features

Sharing and folder management

Shared repository. A library of content anyone in the University can use, or add to.

Lockdown folder: Creating a folder only specific people can access. Useful for storing videos of student presentations or videos that students can’t see but specific people like external examiners can.

Setting up and sharing audio video feedback Setup a private folder in the module which students can’t see, record feedback to it, then share the recordings with students so they can view their own feedback.

Change the folder of your Panopto recording If you recorded in the wrong folder and want to change it (e.g from Module A to Module B, or from My Folder to a module).

Sharing recordings across modules If you want to copy recordings to other modules; or make all recordings from a module available in other modules.

Sharing recordings between modules video Shows how to add one module’s recordings to another.

Sharing Panopto recordings in email or websites How to get an email link or embed code. Share a recording with people inside the University, or make it publicly accessible.

Uploading media to Panopto, and sharing links, embed codes and moving media to Course Resource modules.


Editing a recording using your web browser Trim start and end, and slice from the middle. Useful if you want to cut out bloopers etc.


Setting up an Assignment folder If you want students to make a Panopto recording for an assessment. Includes Peer review option. Tutor’s notes.

Recording an Assignment and submitting to a Module’s Panopto assignment folder Student guide on how to create and submit an assignment with Panopto into a module. Share with students to help them make and submit the recording.

For students

Using Panopto Lecture Recordings effectively Aimed mainly at students, but useful for tutors to know about the features.


Creating and embedding a playlist of Panopto content into a module.

Stats on how many people have seen your video Number of views, length of views, name of viewer.

Using the Iphone / Android app