At a Glance

Panopto is MIT’s lecture capture tool and video hosting platform that allows you to record, host, share, and search videos.

In this guide, you’ll learn how to upload, record, edit, and share video content using Panopto.

Key Features

  • Unlimited video storage
  • Recording, importing, and editing of video content
  • AI-generated captioning of video content
  • Integrates with Canvas
  • Unlimited viewing of video content by MIT Sloan faculty, staff, and students

Use Cases

  • Video announcements
  • Course overview video
  • Instructor welcome video
  • View, edit, and manage your livestream and classroom recordings
  • Video lectures
  • Flip your classroom

How to Get Support


Panopto provides 24/7 end-user support as part of MIT’s Enterprise license. You can contact them directly by:

MIT Sloan Teaching & Learning Technologies

Submit a support request for any questions related to:

How to Access

In your Canvas course, click on the Videos link in the Course Navigation Menu. Note: If “Videos” isn’t listed, you can easily enable it under Settings.
Click Videos in the Course Navigation Menu