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Exporting Your Panopto Caption File

Panopto captions can be downloaded to your computer for upload into other video hosting websites, such as YouTube, or for creating Word/PDF type files.

Step 1--Accessing Your Panopto Captions

Open an internet browser and log into

Next, locate your video in the folder where it is housed, and hover over the video to display additional options.

Red arrow points at the Settings option for the Panopto video

Select the Settings button from the options provided, and the video's settings menu will open.

Step 2--Downloading the Captions File

Choose the Captions tab from the left side of the window.

Arrow points to the Captions tab in the Panopto Video setting

Locate the Available Captions section at the top of the page and click the small arrow at the Default option to expand the information provided.

Red arrow points at the Default expandable option under the Available Captions section of a Panopto video's Captions tab

At the bottom of the Available Captions section are three options: Delete Captions, Download File, and Download unedited captions file.

Choose the Download File link and additional saving options will appear.

Red arrow points at the Download File link in a Panopto video's available captions section of the captions tab

Choose the Save File option from the window and select OK to finish downloading and saving the file to your computer.

Red squares outline the options to save the file to the local computer and the ok button on the Download and Save window

Once the file has been saved, you will be able to move the file to the folder of your choosing on your device.

If you want to attach the file to a YouTube video and need further training, please visit the Uploading a Video and Caption File to YouTube training page.