Getting Started with Lecture Capture (Panopto)


Instructors can record and live stream lectures, demonstrations, and additional classroom video from anywhere—using a laptop, tablet, or smartphone. Viewers can even submit questions to a presenter—in real time—for an interactive experience. Access Lecture Capture (Panopto) through My Pitt to create, store, and share videos securely.

Note: Instructors may also grant students Lecture Capture Creator access for completing class assignments or assessments.

Benefits of Lecture Capture

  • Record and upload presentations and assignments.
  • Broadcast live video to the Pitt community or the world.
  • Share pre-recorded videos from previous terms or lectures.
  • Combine multiple video sources into one recording.
  • Integrate instructor videos with Learning Management System (Canvas).


Start Using Lecture Capture in 3 Easy Steps

  1. Download the Lecture Capture (Panopto) recorder: Note 1: Lecture Capture (Panopto) uses the Pitt Passport single sign-on service for multifactor authentication.
  2. Configure the recorder:
  3. Record and post your video:

Lecture Capture (Panopto) landing page

For additional information, check out the Panopto getting started guide, the Panopto security guide, or watch video tutorials. Information is also available about two different options for generating closed captioning.


More Ways to Get the Most from Lecture Capture

Using Lecture Capture (Panopto) Desktop and Mobile Apps
Advanced Lecture Capture (Panopto) Resources
Learning Management System (Canvas) Integration
Frequently Asked Questions
Other Uses


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