My Pitt Video: Using the iPad App

This help sheet will guide you through using the My Pitt Video (Panopto) iOS application on an iPad.

Logging in

To log into the My Pitt Video (Panopto) iOS App, tap “Sign In” in the top left corner.

Type pitt.hosted.panopto.com in the address field and then tap "Sign In".

Use the Account drop-down menu to select Pitt-CourseWeb and tap Sign In.

Enter your University computing account username and password, and tap Login.

View My Pitt Video (Panopto) sessions

You can view all of the sessions that your account has access to by tapping "All Sessions". From here you can select the session that you'd like to play by tapping on the session.

You can also choose “Folders”, which will show you a list of folders that your account has access to. You can tap the folder to show a list of recordings in that folder.  Tap the recording you would like to view, and it will play.

Viewer overview

When viewing a session you can see and search the  slides, events, and captions (if applicable) for the session.

If your recording is encoded with captions, tapping the "Captions" button will bring up the captioning for the session.

Tapping the screen will show the thumbnails for each event in the recording. This will also show the option to Play/Pause, rewind 10 seconds, and the current time of the recording (as displayed in the red box below).

Create a recording

To create a recording, tap “Record and Upload” on the left menu, and tap the folder where you want to store it.

Enter a session name and tap “Record a new video” to begin recording.

Once you are finished recording, you may preview the video by tapping "Play".  You can tap “Retake” to shoot the video again or “Use” if the video is acceptable.


Tap "Upload" to upload your recording to the My Pitt Video (Panopto) server.

Upload Existing Video

To upload an existing video, tap the “Record and Upload” button in the left menu and tap the folder where you want to create the session.

Enter a session name, and tap “Choose a video” to upload a video from your iOS device.

Select the video that you wish to upload.

At this point, you can choose to preview the video by tapping Play, change the video by tapping “Videos” or tap “Use” to use the video.

Finally, tap “Upload” to upload the video to the My Pitt Video (Panopto) server.