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Recording, editing and sharing videos

Tampere University and TAMK

Video production

Videos can be recorded on mobile devices, camcorders, in video studios or with a recording software. Here are a few ways to record, edit and publish videos.

If you want to order video productions, see Markkinointipankki: Guideline for commissioning a video (TUNI login required).

Screen Recording

Record your screen in Powerpoint

Record narration in Powerpoint

Recording and editing with Panopto

The Panopto video service includes Panopto Recorder software, which allows you to record the image of your computer screen, your voice and optionally one or more camcorders simultaneously. The software is available on both the University workstations and home computers.

After recording, you can easily trim the recording in Panopto. The recording can be published in Panopto, the publication visibility is selectable (public / community / limited audience).

Panopto instructions


Recording with Microsoft Stream (Sharepoint)

With Microsoft Stream, you can record 15-minute recordings, recording works with Edge and Chrome browsers. You can record a web camera or the entire computer screen or a single application window. Microsoft Stream instructions

Recording with Zoom and Teams

You can use Zoom or Teams application to record a meeting and instructional or educational videos. Zoom makes local recorgdings as MP4 files on your computer,  you can use Panopto as a publishing platform for the recordings. There is also Cloud recording from Zoom to Panopto (available for staff members). More about using Zoom in the organiser's instructions and Zoom meeting recording. With Teams, the recordings are stored to OneDrive or to the TUNI Group of the meeting. More information about recordings of Teams meetings

Video studios

Our campuses have studio facilities where you can produce videos

AV loan equipment

AV-equipment such as camcorders, microphones, conference speakerphones, USB cameras, video capture cards are available for loan from AV Services. Some AV equipment such as conference speakerphones and USB cameras are also available from campus info desks. Ask for more with AV request:

Video editing

On a computer with Windows 10 operating system, you can lightly edit videos using Photos application (install "old photos application / Legacy Photos add-on" from Photos application settings to install video editing features). For a more thorough editing, you can purchase a video editing software. Adobe Premiere and Camtasia are the recommended programs. Shotcut is a free video editor, you can install it to your Windows PC from Software Center. Screenpal software is mainly used for creating subtitles but it can also be used for light editing and creating overlays for videos.

Please ask for further information on these programs at the IT Helpdesk (

Photos application tutorial

Camtasia tutorials

Premiere tutorials

Shotcut tutorials 

Screenpal installation instructions in Intra and Screenpal tutorials. If you need to blur or create a mask for video check these instructions of Overlay blur, you can also create a mask with the shape tool (tools>>overlay>>shape).

How to convert video files

High quality video files can take up a lots of disk space and sometimes you need to convert videos to a lighter format. Handbrake application allows you to compress videos to a smaller format. The Handbrake application is available for your workstation from the Software Center 

Handbrake instructions

Sharing videos

The video material you produce can be shared through the university's official channels. Public videos, such as marketing videos, may be distributed via Communications Services Youtube channel, in which case contact: viestinta.tau [at]

Other publishing options include Panopto, Microsoft Stream and YouTube (TAMK).


  • Tutorial videos linked to Moodle
  • DIY live streams and recordings of learning events
  • Live streaming and recording of events with viewers outside the university

Office365 Stream

  • Videos linked to TUNI Groups team spaces (e.g., videos for faculty staff)
  • Recordings of Teams web meetings
  • not suitable for:
    • Videos linked to Moodle
    • videos intended for viewers outside the community (Stream requires TUNI IDs from viewers).


  • Marketing videos 
  • Personal videos
    •  not suitable
      • the only publishing site for videos made with other community members 
      • a place for publishing confidential videos


IT Helpdesk
+358 294 520 500
it-helpdesk [at] (it-helpdesk[at]tuni[dot]fi)

Published: 1.2.2019
Updated: 11.12.2023