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How to View and Manage Zoom Recordings in Panopto

All Zoom cloud recordings created in Canvas are automatically moved to Panopto RecordingsPanopto Recordings is an option available in all Canvas courses, however it may be disabled from the course navigation menu. If you do not see Panopto Recordings, check out the Canvas Guide How do I manage Course Navigation Links to learn how to enable it.

If you wish to hide your Canvas Zoom Cloud recordings from students, you have 3 options:


Option 1: Change the permissions of the course folder to hide content from students
  • Click on Panopto Recordings in the Canvas course menu.
  • Check that the course folder is selected. If not, click the dropdown arrow to select it.
  • Click on Settings in the top right corner.
screeenshot Panopto sharing permissions in a course folder

a. Click on Share from the left menu.
b. Under Who has access, click on the “x” next to the option “Coursename: Viewer”…. “Can view” to remove student viewing access of that course folder.

screeenshot Panopto sharing permissions access


Option 2: Create a new folder and move Zoom cloud recordings from the course folder into the new folder

c. Click on Create and click on New Folder.

screenshot of how to Create a New Folder Option in Panopto

d. Enter a name for the new folder.
e. Deselect the option “Inherit permissions from the parent folder”.
f. Click Create Folder.

screeenshot Panopto sharing permissions creating a folder

Move cloud Zoom recordings to the new folder.
a. Hover your mouse over the recording and click on Settings.

screeenshot Panopto sharing permissions settings

b. Click Edit in the Folder section.

screeenshot Panopto sharing permissions editing folder

c. Select the new folder from the dropdown menu and click Save.

screeenshot of Panopto sharing permissions at folder level
Option 3: Share a recording in a hidden folder with a student

a. Hover your mouse over the recording and click on Share.
b. Under Invite people type the name of the individual you wish to share the recording with and click on their MSU email account.
c. Ensure Notify people via email is selected.
d. Click Send and save changes.
e. Individual(s) will be notified that a video has been shared with them.

screeenshot of how to Invite People to a Panopto Folder