Enable download of Panopto Course Videos recordings for students

By default, videos in Panopto are not downloadable by students. Panopto Creators (those in Canvas with the Teacher, Course Admin, or TA role) can manually adjust the download setting to be available to students on three levels: main course folder, a specific subfolder or only specific videos.

Enable downloads for all videos

  1. Click on the Panopto Course Videos tab to get to the main course folder.
  2. Click on the settings cog in the upper right. This opens the main course folder settings window and will default to the Overview tab. 
    Arrow pointing to Settings cog icon within Panopto interface
  3. Select Settings and locate the Downloads dropdown. By default this will be set to Admins, Videographers and Creators Only. Select Authenticated Users with Access to enable downloads for students. 

    Arrow pointing to Settings option and another arrow pointing to Downlods section

Enable downloads for a specific folder(s)

  1. Click on a subfolder.
    Listing of all folders with one circled
  2. Click on the settings icon in the upper right of the selected subfolder. 
    Arrow pointing to settings cog within a subfolder
  3. This will open your subfolder settings window and will default to the Overview tab. Select the Settings tab and locate the Downloads dropdown. By default - this will be set to Admins, Videographers and Creators Only. Select Authenticated Users with Access.

Enable downloads for specific videos

  1. Hover over the video you’d like to make available for download and select Settings.
    Arrow pointing to settings options for a specific video
  2. In the Overview tab, locate the Downloads dropdown and select Authenticated Users with access.
    Display of drop-down menu options within the Overview page