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Panopto: Mobile

Mobile

This documentation will show you how to use the Panopto iOS application on an iPad  To view the iPhone specific documentation click here.

Prerequisites

  • Creator or Admin access to Panopto
  • Apple iPad
1. Login

1.1.  To log into the Panopto iOS App, tap on Sign In in the top left corner (See Figure 1).

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Figure 1

 

1.2.  In the Sign In window, tap on the Change Server button in the top right of the Sign In the window to enter your server name, and then tap Sign In. This will take you back to the login screen (Fig. 2).

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Figure 2

 

1.3.  Enter your Panopto username and password. Once they are entered, click Sign In (Fig. 3).

 

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Figure 3

 

2. View Panopto Sessions

2.1.  You can view all of the sessions that your account has access to by tapping All Sessions. On this view, you can select the session you'd like to play by tapping on the session (Fig. 4).

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Figure 4

 

2.2.  You can also choose Folders, which will show you a list of folders that your account can access. You can tap the folder to show a list of recordings in that folder. Tap the recording you would like to view, and it will play (Fig. 5).

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Figure 5

 

3. Viewer Overview

Note: For the full viewer experience shown below, your server must be on 4.3.x or higher.

3.1.  When viewing a session you can see and search the slides and events for the session as well as the captions (If applicable) (Fig. 6).

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Figure 6

 

3.2.  If your recording is encoded with captions, tapping the Captions button will bring up the captioning for the session (Fig. 7).

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Figure 7

 

3.3.  The screen will show the thumbnails for each event in the recording. This will also show the option to Play/Pause, rewind 10 seconds, and the current time of the recording (Fig. 8).

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Figure 8

 

4. Offline Viewing
4.1.  Go to All Sessions, then tap on the drop-down arrow for the video you want to view. This should change the arrow to a pause button while the video is downloading (Fig. 9).

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Figure 9



4.2.  Tap on the menu in the top left corner then choose Downloaded sessions (Fig. 10).

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Figure 10



4.3.  Here you should see the session you just chose for offline viewing (Fig. 11).

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Figure 11



4.4.  Alternately, you can swipe left on the session and a Delete button will appear for you to delete the offline recording (Fig. 12).

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Figure 12

 
5. Create Recording

5.1.  To create a recording, tap Record and Upload on the left menu, and tap the folder where you want to store it (Fig. 13).

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Figure 13

 

5.2.  Enter a Session Name and then tap Record a new video to begin recording (Fig. 14).

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Figure 14

 

5.3.  Once you are finished recording, you may preview the video by tapping Play.  You can tap Retake to shoot the video again, or tap Use if the video is acceptable (Fig. 15).

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Figure 15

 

5.4.  Tap Upload to upload your recording to the Panopto server (Fig. 16).

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Figure 16

 

6. Upload Existing Video

6.1.  To upload an existing video, tap Record and Upload in the left menu and tap the folder where you want to create the session (Fig. 17).

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Figure 17

 

6.2.  Enter a Session Name, and then tap Choose a video to upload a video from your iOS device (Fig. 18).

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Figure 18

 

6.3.  Select the video that you wish to upload (Fig. 19).

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Figure 19

 

6.4.  At this point, you can choose to preview the video by tapping Play, change the video by tapping Videos, or tap Use to use the video (Fig. 20).

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Figure 20

 

6.5.  Tap Upload to upload the video to the Panopto server (Fig. 21).

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Figure 21

 

7. Remote Recorders

7.1.  The Panopto Mobile for iOS app allows you to preview and create recordings with the Remote Recorders you have access to. To access the Remote Recorders page click on the navigation bars on the top left of your screen, then tap Remote recorders (Fig. 22).

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Figure 22

 

7.2.  From here you can see all of the Remote Recorders you have access to (Fig. 23).
 
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Figure 23

 

7.3.  Tap the Remote Recorder you wish to access. From here you can begin a recording. To change the duration of your recording click on the clock icon on the bottom left of the screen. To adjust the options for the Remote Recorder, click Options (Fig. 24).
 
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Figure 24

 

 
 

1. Login

1.1.  To login to the iOS app, swipe the screen to the right or tap the menu button in the top left corner, and then tap Sign In (See Figure 1).

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Figure 1

 

1.2.  Enter your server name, and then tap Sign In (Fig. 2).

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Figure 2

 

1.3.  Enter your Username and Password and click Sign In (Fig. 3).

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Figure 3

 

2. View Panopto Sessions

2.1.  To view sessions on the Panopto server, tap the menu button, and then tap All Sessions to see all of the sessions that your account has access to. Tap the recording to begin playing it (Fig. 4). 

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Figure 4

 

2.2.  You can also choose Folders, which will show you a list of folders that your account has access to.  You can tap the folder to show a list of recordings in that folder.  Tap the recording you would like to view, and it will play (Fig. 5).

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Figure 5

 

3. Viewer Overview

3.1.  Playing a session will stream the MP4 version of the session (Fig. 6).

Note: To use search and see events, captions, and navigational thumbnails use the app on an iPad

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Figure 6

 

3.2.  Tap the screen to show the option to seek, adjust volume, rewind 30 seconds, play/pause, and fast forward (Fig. 7).

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Figure 7

 

4. Offline Viewing

4.1.  Go to All Sessions, the tap on the drop-down arrow for the video you want to view. This should change the arrow to a pause button while the video is downloading (Fig. 8).

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Figure 8


4.2.  Tap on the menu in the top left corner then choose Downloaded sessions (Fig. 9).

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Figure 9



4.3.  Here you should see the session you just chose for offline viewing (Fig. 10).

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Figure 10



4.4.  Alternately, you can swipe left on the session and a Delete button will appear for you to delete the offline recording (Fig. 11).

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Figure 11

 

5. Create a Recording

5.1.  To create a recording, tap the menu button or slide to the right, and tap Record and Upload (Fig. 12).

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Figure 12

 

5.2.  Choose the folder where you would like the session to be stored (Fig. 13).

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Figure 13

 

5.3.  Enter a Session Name, and tap Record a new video and begin recording your session (Fig. 14).

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Figure 14

 

5.4.  Once you are finished recording, you may preview the video by tapping Play. You can tap Retake to record again, or Use if the video is acceptable (Fig. 15).

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Figure 15

 

5.5.  Tap Upload to begin uploading the session to the Panopto server (Fig. 16).

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Figure 16

 

6. Upload Existing Video

6.1.  To upload an existing video, first tap the menu button or slide to the right, and then tap the Record and Upload button (Fig. 17).

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Figure 17

 

6.2.  Tap the folder where you want to create the session (Fig. 18).

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Figure 18

 

6.3.  Enter a Session Name, and select Choose a Video (Fig. 19).

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Figure 19

 

6.4.  Select the video you wish to use (Fig. 20).

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Figure 20

 

6.5.  At this point, you can choose to preview the video by tapping Play, change the video by going back to the Videos folder by tapping Cancel, or tap Choose to use the video (Fig. 21).

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Figure 21

 

6.6.  Tap Upload and it will upload the video to the folder you chose (Fig. 22).

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Figure 22
 

7. Remote Recorders

7.1.  The Panopto Mobile for iOS app allows you to preview and create recordings with the Remote Recorders you have access to. To access the Remote Recorders page click on the navigation bars on the top left of your screen, then tap Remote Recorders (Fig. 23).

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Figure 23



7.2.  From here you can see all of the Remote Recorders you have access to (Fig. 24).

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Figure 24



7.3.  Tap the Remote Recorder you wish to access and you will be taken to the following screen. From here you can begin a recording. To change the duration of your recording click on the clock icon on the bottom left of the screen. To adjust the options for the Remote Recorder, click Options (Fig. 25).

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Figure 25

 

FAQ

What is the capture resolution?
The iOS application will capture at 480x368. 

How much storage is required?
The storage required is 4mb/minute (240mb/hour).

This documentation will go over how to use Panopto in an Android App. 

Prerequisites
  • Panopto credentials
  • Android tablet or phone running on Android 4.0 or above. Note: The app also supports the Kindle Fire with the exception of the 1st Generation Kindle.
 
1. Downloading the Panopto App

1.1.  Android tablet and phone users can download the app via the Google Play App Store. Search for Panopto and tap install (See Figure 1).

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Figure 1

 

1.2.  For Kindle Fire users, go to the Amazon App Store and search for Panopto. Tap continue and install.

 

2. Using the App

2.1.  On your tablet or phone tap the Panopto App icon (Fig. 2).

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Figure 2

 

2.2.  You will be prompted to login. If you are not prompted, tap Sign in on the top right of the screen. Type your Panopto server URL, the same address you use to view Panopto recordings on the web and tap OK (Fig. 3).

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Figure 3

 

2.3.  Now you will be asked for your username and password. Enter your credentials and tap Sign In (Fig. 4).
 

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Figure 4
 

3. Browsing and searching for recordings

3.1.  You will now be shown all recordings where you have access, sorted by date and showing most recent first (Fig. 5).

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Figure 5

 

3.2.  To search for a recording, tap the magnifying glass on the top right of your screen. Type the term you wish to search for and tap Search (Fig. 6). You will now see everywhere that your search term is mentioned. To access the recording tap on the thumbnail.

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Figure 6

 

4. The Tablet Viewer

4.1.  You are now viewing a Panopto recording. You can pause the recording by tapping pause or skip back ten seconds by tapping the rewind button (Fig. 7).

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Figure 7

 

4.2.  You can also drag the progress indicator to seek the recording. To search a recording, tap on the search bar below the primary video on the left. Type the search term and tap Search (Fig. 8).

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Figure 8

 

4.3.  Anywhere your search term shows up in the recording will now be listed in the results. Tap the timestamp and you will be taking to that part of the recording.
 

5. The Phone Viewer

5.1.  The phone viewer will stream the podcast of the Panopto recording. You can rewind 5 seconds by tapping the rewind button and fast forward 15 seconds by tapping fast forward (Fig. 9).

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Figure 9
 

6. Remote Recorders
6.1.  The Panopto app allows you to preview and create recordings with the Remote Recorders where you have access. To access the Remote Recorders page click on the 3 dots on the top right of your screen, then tap Remote Recorders (Fig. 10).

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Figure 10


6.2.  From here you can see all of the Remote Recorders where you have access (Fig. 11). 

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Figure 11


6.3.  Tap the Remote Recorder you wish to access and you will be taken to the following screen. From here you can begin a recording. To change the duration of your recording tap on the clock icon on the bottom left of the screen. To adjust the options for the Remote Recorder, tap Options (Fig. 12).

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Figure 12


6.4.  From here you can choose the name of your recording as well as the destination folder and whether or not the session is a webcast (Fig. 13).

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Figure 13


6.5. Once you have set up these options, tap the red record button to begin the recording.
 
 

Overview
Since the release 5.1.1.27972 of Panopto for iOS, you have the ability to easily export all of the videos you've created in Panopto to your PC or Mac. To get started, please follow this documentation.

Prerequisites
  • Creator access to Panopto
How to Export Panopto Videos from Your iOS Device
  1. Go to the Apple iTunes website to download and install the latest version of iTunes
  2. Install the latest version of Panopto for iOS from the Apple App Store. If you have videos created on the previous version of Panopto for iOS, please ensure that you upgrade Panopto. Do not uninstall the application and install a new copy. As doing so will remove the previously created video files from your device
  3. Plug in your iOS device to your computer using a USB cable
  4. Launch iTunes on your computer
  5. Select your device in iTunes in the menu bar. Get help if you can't find it (See Figure 1)
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    Figure 1
  6. Select File Sharing
  7. Select Panopto from the Apps list in the list on the left and scroll down to the bottom of the page
  8. In this section, you'll see a list of file-sharing apps on your device. Select the Panopto app to see the files available for you to download (Fig.2)
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    Figure 2
  9. Select the videos folder from the Panopto Documents list and click Save to
  10. Within the videos folder, you will see a list of .mov files and .png files. The .mov files are the video files you've recorded, and the .png files are the thumbnails for that show for the recording in Panopto for iOS
 
 
 

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