Downloading a Video from Mediastream
Go to https://mediastreamadmin.brighton.ac.uk in your Firefox/Chrome browser of choice. Please note: This is not mediastream but mediastreamADMIN (important difference.)
Log-in using your normal alpha-numeric username and usual password
Click on the Contents button to be taken to your personal video-listing.
Find the video in your list that you wish to put into Panopto, and click on the “File Name” link (it will be a series of letters and numbers.)
This will download to your computer (Usually your ‘download’ folder, but you may have changed this setting to your desktop, for example)
Uploading a Video to Panopto
Directions if you don’t yet know where in My Studies you want the video to go. Upload to Panopto My Folder
Go into My Studies and go to the specific module that you wish the recording to be placed, and go into the Study Materials area.
Find the Content Folder, or area where the video should be placed for your students to easily find the recording.
Go to Build Content (1), and choose Item (2).
In the Add Item window, Title the item with the name of the recording (1), and click on the Add Content button (2) to go find the video.
Choose the Panopto Video option in the pop-up window.
Click on the Upload Tab at the top of the window.
You can drag and drop the video file into the area with the dotted line, or you can click on the area, and go use the traditional file-browser to find your saved video on the desktop.
Choose the video from your downloads folder, or your desktop (wherever it is), and click Open.
Wait for the progress bar to complete (1). This can take a while, depending on the length of the video, and your own internet connection. DO NOT click on the insert video button (2) until the progress bar is complete.
Once the video says it is processing (1) NOW you can click on the Insert Videos button (2).
The video will be embedded in the Item Contents area, click on Submit.
Once the video is embedded and the processing of the video is finished, the content will be ready for your students to view.
If you have any questions about technical matters, do feel free to contact the University of Brighton’s Service Desk, at 01273 644444 or ServiceDesk@brighton.ac.uk If you have course-related questions, contact your School Office.