Recordings of taught sessions should be published to students using Panopto. This includes any taught sessions that have been recorded using Zoom. Panopto provides advanced video editing tools, and simpler workflows for archiving, finding, and sharing videos securely online. The following guidance explains the process for accessing and downloading a recording from Zoom and uploading the recording to Panopto. Once you have uploaded the recording to Panopto, please remember to delete the original recording from Zoom.

Download the recording from Zoom

Step 1: Sign into Zoom at

Step 2: In the left-hand navigation, click Recordings.

Step 3: Make sure you have the Cloud Recordings tab open. From the Topic column, click the title of the meeting you wish to download a recording for.

Step 4: Next to the recording you want to download, click the Download button.

Step 5: Follow the prompts on your computer to save the files to your computer. (Depending on your recording settings there may be more than one file to download. The video file you will be uploading to Panopto will have the file extension .mp4).

Upload the recording to Panopto

Step 1: Log in to Blackboard and access the module site where you want the recording to appear.

Step 2: Click the Panopto Video link from the left-hand site menu.

Step 3: On the Panopto Content page, click the Create button.

Step 4: Choose Upload media.

Step 5: To upload the Zoom recording file (extension .mp4), either click and drag the file into the box in the middle of the page or click the box in the middle of the page to browse through your files and select the correct recording file.

Step 6: A loading bar will appear as the recording uploads to Panopto. Once the upload is complete, you can close the window.

Step 7: Once the video has processed you can embed the video into the content on your Blackboard module site. For further information, see Using Panopto in Blackboard.

Step 8: Please remember to delete the original recording from Zoom.