Support Solutions

Edit Automatic Captions in Panopto
  1. Go to and log-in using your SSO.
  2. Locate the course folder associated with the video you want to caption. Open the folder by selecting it.
  3. On the left-hand side of your screen, your course recordings will appear. Hover over the title of the video you would like to caption. A contextual menu will appear including Settings, Share, Edit, Stats, and Delete.

    Hover over individual video titiles to show menu options including Settings, Share, Edit, Stats, and Delete

  4. Select “Edit.” A new window will now open containing the Panopto Video Editor.
  5. On the left-hand side of your screen, you will see the editing menu. Select the “Captions” option to edit the video captions.

    Panopto Video Editor options include Contents, Captions, Slides, Quizzes, Cuts, Streams, and Open in Advanced Editor.

  6. The machine-generated captions for your Panopto video should now appear.
    • Note: To the right of each caption, you will see it’s timestamp. This indicates the time that the caption will appear for the viewer.

      Select Captions to edit captions on a Panopto video.

  7. To edit a caption, click on the caption. Type in any changes you need to make.

    To edit individual captions, click on the caption. Edits can be made in the caption box.

  8. To edit a timestamp, hover over the caption and select the pencil icon that appears to the right.

    Hovering over a caption will reveal the pencil icon.

  9. An Edit Caption pop-up will appear. Edit the timestamp under the Time heading.

    The Edit Caption pop-up allows you to edit the caption itself or edit it's timestamp.

  10. Select “Save” to save your timestamp changes.
  11. To save your changes, select “Publish” in the top, right-hand corner of your screen.

    The publish button appears in the top, right-hand corner of the screen.

For additional help with Panopto, visit their dedicated support page.

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