UTSA has migrated to Panopto. Existing MEDIAL content became unavailable on Friday, December 23, 2022.

In February 2021, Academic Innovation announced the retirement of the MEDIAL Video Library. In accordance with this timeline, all MEDIAL content was made unavailable on Friday, December 23, 2022. As a result, existing MEDIAL content links will need to be updated with the correct Panopto link. For instructions on how to do this, please visit our Frequently Asked Questions below. If you have any questions or need assistance, please email academicinnovation@utsa.edu.

MEDIAL Video Library

MEDIAL has been retired

UTSA obtained a site-wide license for the Panopto video content management system in 2020, which is a more robust video platform with many more features available. For your convenience, Academic Innovation copied all content from MEDIAL to Panopto for all users.
Existing MEDIAL content uploaded through May 20, 2021, will remain active through December 23, 2022.


February 2021

Announcement to UTSA in regards to the decommission of MEDIAL.

March 2021

Provide how to self-guide on website for copying videos from your MEDIAL folder to your Panopto Folder for interested users.

May 20, 2021

No new content can be uploaded to MEDIAL. The “Upload” option on MEDIAL will be removed and the MEDIALecture Capture app from Classroom computers will be uninstalled.

May 21 - August 3, 2021

Begin the migration copy of videos from MEDIAL to Panopto for all users. This will include all meta-data.

May 22, 2021

Current MEDIAL videos will still be linked to courses in Blackboard and will be accessible for viewing. MEDIAL users can still mange existing MEDIAL content.

August 9, 2021

All content has been migrated to Panopto.

August 10, 2021

Announcement that all videos have been migrated to Panopto user folders. Videos can be linked to their Blackboard course using the Panopto Mashup Tool.

August 2021 - December 2022

Migrated Content from MEDIAL will be archived and remain active to provide adequate time for substituting MEDIAL links with Panopto links in Blackboard for one year. All MEDIAL content links will still stream during this time for playback only.

Frequently Asked Questions

Videos previously uploaded to MEDIAL can be found in the video owner’s Panopto My Folder. If you are not the video owner, please contact Academic Innovation for assistance with locating the video. 

To access your Panopto My Folder:

  1. Login to Panopto.
  2. Click “My Folder” from the left-hand menu. 
  3. Look for the MEDIAL imports folder.

Screenshot of Panopto My Folder page with the links My Folder and MEDIAL imports highlighted.

If you’re unable to locate your MEDIAL videos in your Panopto My Folder, please contact Academic Innovation for assistance with locating the video.

To assist you in this process, videos added via the MEDIAL mashup or added as a web link will display a popup message notifying you of the broken link.

If videos were added using the MEDIAL embed code, they will display as follows:

Content uploaded to MEDIAL will become unavailable on Friday, December 23, 2022. On this day, all existing MEDIAL links will break. 

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