You need to download and install the Panopto recorder to create a Panopto recording. It is important that you download the Panopto recorder as shown below from inside of Canvas to ensure your recorder will connect to your course.
*You will need administrator access to install Panopto. If you are using a University of Bridgeport computer, you will need to contact IT to install Panopto
Before using Panopto you will need to download the Panopto recorder.
Note: DO NOT use web search tools like Google to locate this application. Use only this version that is provided within Canvas.
To download the recorder:
Login to Canvas and enter your course:
 Click on Panopto Recordings on the left of your course
 Click on the Create button on the top, then Record a new session
 Click on Download Installer - select the appropriate option for your computer
 Open the install file and follow the steps to complete the installation