Can I use a mobile device to record my Panopto video?

Question

 Can I use a mobile device to record my Panopto video?

Answer

Yes, a mobile device can be used as an alternate recording method to the desktop Panopto recorder.

 

Additionally, Panopto offers recording and uploading through their mobile Android and iOS apps.

 

In short, a mobile device can be used to create the video. However, there are a few conditions to be aware of:

 

  • The video task should only require video and audio. If a multimedia component is required (such as PowerPoint slides or a screen capture), a mobile recording will not be ideal to fulfill the task expectations.
  • The video file must be able to be imported to your computer, if needed, then uploaded into WGU's Panopto server site
  • Since mobile devices can create large video file sizes, be prepared to compress the file for easier upload into WGU's Panopto server site.

Finally, to support students who choose to try the Panopto iOS mobile app, please review the tutorial attached below.

 

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