What is a webcast?

If you would like to produce a live webcast, there are two options available to you: a live webcast with a basic recording or a live webcast with screen capture and PowerPoint.

Live webcast with a basic recording

  1. Follow the steps to Use the Panopto Personal Recorder with Windows or to Use the Panopto Personal Recorder with a Mac
  2. Tick Capture Screen.
  3. Tick Webcast and Record in the top right hand corner.
  4. Click Record. A webcast link will be produced and displayed at the bottom of the Panopto interface.
  5. Click the Copy button and send this copied link to anyone who would like to view the webcast.
  6. Stop the recording when you have completed your capture.

Live webcast with screen capture and PowerPoint

Notes

To record a live webcast with screen capture and PowerPoint, follow these steps:

  1. Tick Capture PowerPoint.
  2. Tick Capture Screen.
  3. Tick Webcast and Record in the top right hand corner.
  4. Click Record. A webcast link will be produced and displayed at the bottom of the Panopto interface. 
  5. Click the Copy button and send this copied link to anyone who would like to view the webcast.
  6. Stop the recording when you have completed your capture.

If you want to create a webcast link in advance of recording, read more at: Create a pre-set webcast link for Panopto personal recordings