How to dowload and access Panopto

Find out how to download Panopto on different platforms, which browsers support it, and how to log in. 

Panopto

Panopto is available through Canvas, as an app for your tablet or phone, and as a desktop application.

How to download Panopto 

You can download Panopto on a range of University and personal computers and devices.

Browsers to use for Panopto

Panopto supports the latest versions of Chrome, Edge (Chromium-based), Firefox, and Safari.

How to log in to Panopto

If you are using a GTS computer or staff desktop, Panopto will automatically log you in. If you are on your personal computer or a mobile device and are having difficulties logging into the Panopto recorder, follow the steps below.

  • When you first open Panopto, you will be prompted to sign in. Depending on the device you use and your location, this will vary slightly.
  • To log in, use your full Sussex username (ending in @sussex.ac.uk), and your Sussex password.

On some portable devices there may be an extra step to use your username to find the institution before you can sign in (using the steps above). 

Installing recording software

The Panopto recording software is already installed in teaching spaces that are enabled for lecture capture. You can launch the recorder from a desktop shortcut in these rooms, or through the Panopto recordings link on your Canvas module.

Viewing Panopto recordings

You can access your Panopto recordings through your Canvas modules. Within each module, youll see a link to Panopto recordings in the sidebar. This will display a list of all the recordings for that module. It will also allow module tutors to launch the Panopto recording software.

Alternatively, you can log into Panopto through a web browser or use apps for both iOS and Android if you are using a mobile device.

Last updated: 25th August 2022

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