How to Upload Video Files Using the Create Button


This documentation will explain how to upload video files using the Create button. The other way to Upload files is Build a Session and it allows for multiple video/presentation files to be uploaded. 


  • Creator access to Panopto

1. Uploading Using the Create Button

1.1.  Click All Folders or My Folders on the left-hand column and choose the Folder where the session will be created.

1.2.  Click the Create option on the top panel after choosing your folder, then select Upload Media (Fig. 1).

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Figure 1

1.3.  If you didn’t already choose your folder, you can do that here. Then drag and drop the video file(s) or click inside of the box to select the file from your computer (Fig. 2). You can drop multiple files into the video upload window at one time to create multiple sessions.

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Figure 2

1.4.  Wait for Uploading to finish, which may take a while based on the size and amount of files (Fig. 3 and 4).

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Figure 3
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Figure 4

1.5.  When processed, the session can be edited right away. You can close the window when it is finished uploading. Once the publishing completes, you will be notified that the sessions are ready to view (Fig. 5).

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Figure 5

Learn About Supported Media File Types for Uploading

This guidance document has been adapted from Panopto. Original document is available here.