Following are instructions on how to record PowerPoint presentations in Panopto using single and dual monitor Mac computers.

Single Monitor Computer Video and Text Instructions

  1. From your Canvas site, click on the Panopto Videos button in your navigation menu.
  2. Click on the Create button and select Record a new session from the dropdown menu (See Fig. 1).

    Figure 1, Record a new session
  3. You will be prompted to launch the Panopto app or install it.
  4. After Panopto launches, the Record a Session window will open.
  5. Check your recording options.
  6. Change the folder or session name (See Fig. 2)

    Figure 2, editing the folder and session name
  7. Select the video web camera to record (if needed) and audio source for sound to record (See Fig. 3). Note: If the audio level needs adjusted click System Preferences, then Sound, then Input.
    Figure 3, video and audio sources
  8. Choose either a PowerPoint or Keynote file to add to the recording (See Fig. 4)
    Figure 4, Select a PowerPoint or Keynote file
  9. Select the Secondary Sources (See Fig 5)
    1. Set the Secondary 1 tab to Built-in Display so that annotations, animations, or any recording you want to do outside of PowerPoint is recorded.
    2. Set the Secondary 2 tab to None.

      Figure 5, Selecting secondary sources

Dual Monitor Computer Video and Text Instructions

  1. Launch your presentation in Presenter View mode. The slide show typically appears on the main screen while the presenter view appears on the second screen.
  2. On the Panopto Recorder check the option to Record PowerPoint or Record Keynote (See Fig. 6). Note: Only check the one that you will be using,

    Figure 6, Record PowerPoint or Keynote selections
  3. Select the Secondary Sources (See Fig 7)
    1. Set the Secondary 1 tab to Second Monitor so that annotations, animations, or any recording you want to do outside of PowerPoint is recorded.
    2. Set the Secondary 2 tab to None.

      Figure 7, choosing secondary sources
  4. Ensure Microphone is selected as an Audio source (See Fig. 8).

    Figure 8, Selecting the microphone
  5. Click Record.
  6. Panopto does not have a toolbar that is visible while recording. After you have finished with your PowerPoint presentation, open the Panopto Recorder, select stop and upload

Modified on: Tue, Jul 28, 2020 at 2:48 PM

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