Panopto Recorders Require Update

by Brian Jambor
bjambor@bemidjistate.edu

panopto-thumbJuly 29, Panopto will require Panopto for Windows to be updated to version 5.1 or above. Panopto for Mac will also need to be updated to version 4.9.1 or above.

When will this change be applied to the BSU Panopto site?
Friday, July 29, 2016 at 5pm PDT.

Why are these updates required?
Panopto 5.1 includes important bug fixes for Windows clients. These fixes prevent data loss in certain circumstances. Panopto 4.9.1 for Mac includes important fixes to support the latest version of Keynote.

What will you see after this change has been applied?
When users run Panopto for Windows or Panopto for Mac, they will be prompted to update. Users then need to click the button to download and install the latest version of the app. See instructions for details on Windows and Mac.

Panopto for Windows Update Dialog:

Panopto-Windows-Recorder-Update-June-2016
Panopto for Mac Update Dialog:

Panopto for Mac Update Dialog - June 2016

Users will be unable to upload new recordings until they have upgraded.

When users download the Panopto for Windows update, will they get 5.1 or 5.2?
All users that are required to update (i.e. those users running version 5.0 or earlier) will download version 5.2.