Mac Recorder Installation

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Install and Setup

This document will walk you through the installation of the Panopto Mac Recorder for Intel based Mac computers running at least OSX Mountain Lion 10.8.x

*Note- The Panopto Recorder is not supported on Apple computers running a 32-bit CPU architecture


  • Mac OSX versions 10.8.x (Mountain Lion), 10.9.x (Mavericks), and 10.10.x (Yosemite)
  • Intel Core 2 Duo (and newer) 2.0ghz / 2GB RAM (recommended)
  • FireWire ports for digital cameras
  • Built in iSight camera (optional)
  • USB ports for webcams or other recording devices
  • Disable sleep mode, screen savers and scheduled tasks

Microsoft Silverlight Player Installation

Installation of Microsoft Silverlight player is only required for viewing recordings.

Download from Microsoft here.

Mac Recorder Installation

1.  Download the Mac Recorder by logging-in to your Panopto site and selecting "Download Recorder"

2.  Run the "Panopto Recorder.pkg" file

3.  Click Continue


4.  Click Continue


5.  Click Install


6.  If prompted, insert credentials for installation. Click Install Software


7.  Click Close


Please continue on to Mac Recorder Configuration.