Requires industry-standard Macintosh hardware components. Please treat the following configurations as the recommended baseline system configurations.

Recording Computer
Operating System Mac OSX versions 10.9.x (Mavericks), 10.10.x (Yosemite), 10.11.x (El Capitan) supported, 10.12.x (Sierra) supported
Mac OSX versions 10.10.x (Yosemite), 10.11.x (El Capitan), 10.12.x (Sierra) recommended
Processor Standard Quality: Intel Core i3 or Core M recommended - Default Setting
High or Ultra Quality: Quad-Core Intel Core i7 recommended
Memory 4 GB RAM
Network 100/1000 NIC
Storage Standard Quality: 270MB per hour
High Quality: 540MB per hour
Applications Microsoft PowerPoint 2004 or higher (Only required if presenting PowerPoint from recording system). Apple Keynote 6.5 and later


Video Web Camera, HD Camera, Mini DV camcorder or Pan/Tilt/Zoom Camera with PC A/V capture card
Audio Microphone Input, Headset monitor jack, wireless microphone & receiver, PC A/V capture card
Equipment Recommendations List of equipment that has been used successfully with Panopto Focus


Viewing Computer
Operating System Mac OS 10.6.x or higher (Intel-based only, PPC-based NOT supported)
Processor 1.8 GHz or higher
Memory 512 MB
Network Bandwidth 50 Kbps for audio only presentations. 300 Kbps for presentations with one video stream, audio, PowerPoint and screen capture. 500 Kbps for presentations with multiple video streams
Applications Adobe Flash Player & Microsoft Silverlight 2.0+ for Legacy content
Supported Browsers Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Apple Safari


  • Flash is required to view embedded videos on a PC or Mac.
  • Flash is required to view and produce statistical and analytic graphs.
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May 19, 2017