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6% remove it94% keep it
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VersionDistribution 4.76% 28.57% 4.76% 19.05% 4.76%
4.2.6364 4.76%
4.2.5097 4.76%
4.2.5094 4.76%
4.2.4419 9.52%
4.2.3437 4.76%
3.0.5370 4.76%
3.0.4225 4.76%

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Panopto Focus Recorder


Panopto Focus Recorder is a program developed by Panopto. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The main program executable is Recorder.exe. The software installer includes 28 files and is usually about 13.2 MB (13,840,185 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 97% of users of Panopto Focus Recorder come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.panopto.com
Help link: support.panopto.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Panopto\Focus Recorder\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{44D61F87-2BBD-463B-801B-02007288822E}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 13.2 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Panopto Focus Recorder

Program executable:Recorder.exe
Name:Panopto Recorder
Path:C:\Program Files\Panopto\Focus Recorder\Recorder.exe
Additional files:
  • Interop.ASFCHOPLib.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'ASFCHOPLib'.
  • Interop.Dexterlib.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'DexterLib'.
  • MultiGraphBridge.dll (by GDCL (http://www.gdcl.co.uk)) - GMFBridge multiple graph tool
  • MediaLib.dll - Panopto Media Processor
  • Recorder.exe - Panopto Recorder
  • RecorderShared.dll - RecorderShared
  • ThumbnailerLib.dll - ThumbnailerLib
  • MediaDetector.dll - MediaDetector
  • NetworkLib.dll - PanoptoShared
  • IsoFileLib.dll - IsoFileLib
  • ServiceLib.dll - ServiceLib
  • StorageLib.dll - StorageLib
  • SharedLib.dll - Panopto (Panopto.Shared)
  • WCFLib.dll - WCFLib

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • Recorder.exe runs as a service named 'Panopto Recorder Upload Service' (PanoptoRecorderService) "Enables background uploading of Panopto recordings.".

How do I remove Panopto Focus Recorder?

Quickly and completely remove Panopto Focus Recorder from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Panopto Focus Recorder from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Panopto Focus Recorder, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Panopto Focus Recorder.

Win 7 (SP1) 81%
Win Vista (SP2) 5%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 80.95%
Windows 8 9.52%
Windows XP 4.76%
Windows Vista 4.76%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 38.10%
Windows 7 Enterprise 23.81%
Windows 7 Professional 19.05%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.76%
Windows 8.1 Enterprise 4.76%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Medi... 4.76%

Distribution by countryGeography

97.30% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 97.30%
  United Kingdom 2.70%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 50.00%
Hewlett-Packard 20.00%
Lenovo 10.00%
ASUS 10.00%
Sony 5.00%
Toshiba 5.00%
Common models
HP 505B Microtower PC 4.76%
Dell Studio XPS 8100 4.76%
Dell OptiPlex 780 4.76%
Dell OptiPlex 380 4.76%
Dell Inspiron 660 4.76%
Viglen DQ45CB 4.76%


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