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Panopto Student Guide: Viewing

Viewing Introduction

Panopto has a robust video viewer that makes studying easier. You can play videos back at double speed, search all spoken and presentation content, take private and public notes, and more. 

Most of the time you will view Panopto videos within a Canvas course. However, you can also watch Panopto content at

System Requirements

Panopto requires industry-standard PC hardware components. The following configurations are the recommended baseline system configurations or the supported browsers for using Panopto. Please note: Some plugins/extensions within your browser, such as Adblock, may interfere with your viewing experience and the capture of analytics

Viewing Requirements
Operating System  


Windows 8.1 and above


MacOS 10.15 and above

iOS 14+


The latest version of Chrome OS

Android 9+

Processor 1.8 GHz or higher
Memory 1 GB
Network Bandwidth
  • 50 Kbps for audio-only presentations.
  • 300 Kbps for presentations with one video stream, audio, PowerPoint and screen capture.
  • 500 Kbps for presentations with multiple video streams.
Applications HTML 5
Supported Browsers

Panopto supports the latest versions of:

  • Chrome
  • Edge (Chromium-based)
  • Firefox
  • Safari



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Science Library: 317-940-9937

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