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How to Record WebEx Meeting on Windows / Mac

record webex meeting Nowadays, sometimes it's hard to meet our clients or colleagues face to face to conduct business meetings. Thanks to the development of technology and several video conferencing platforms available. In connection with that, WebEx Meeting is one of the best platforms for conducting online conferences. It has a Team Collaboration feature that allows users to screen share video meetings, whiteboard, and messages. By signing an account on WebEx.com, you can set scheduled meetings with others so you won't miss one. Meanwhile, it is necessary to record WebEx meeting to keep a record of everything you discussed for each party. Luckily, it is easy to record WebEx to MP4 for future reference. Let's see in details how to do that.

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How to Record Webex Meeting with Webex Built-in Recorder

In case you don't want to install any 3rd party screen recorder software on your computer, you can use the inbuilt screen recorder of WebEx. It will help you save time when there's an emergency conference call. It can also help the host record the meeting and watch it later if they cannot attend or join the conference video call. However, there are some essential requirements that you need to meet before you can achieve it. Please read the info below to learn more about it.

Requirements to Use the Built-in Recorder

  • You can automatically record a WebEx meeting if you are the host.
  • If you're an attendee, you must ask permission from the host.
  • The host should also grant and activate the recording controls, so you can save the recorded meeting on your computer.
  • Step 1 Visit WebEx Website

    First, hit the link of WebEx.com to open you to its official website and create an account. Next, type your email address on the text bar, click the "Sign Up" button and wait for the verification code. Follow the registration process, and the tool will be downloaded automatically.

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    Step 2 Begin the Webex Video Recording

    Once done, launch the tool from its WebEx.exe file folder. Next, click on "Start Meeting" to begin hosting the conference call. Then, input the meeting information on the text bar to join a conference call. Next, ask the host to allow you to record the WebEx meeting.

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    Step 3 Start to Record Meeting in Webex

    In the conference video call window, hit the "Recorder" button at the bottom part of the tool to start recording the WebEx meeting. Once the session is finished, you can directly hit the "Stop" button to end the recording process. The recorded file will be saved to the host's email, and you can check the output by copying the link given by email.

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    Easy Way to Record Webex Meeting as Participant

    As mentioned above, to record a Webex meeting, you need to be the meeting host or ask permission from the host. Then how to record Webex meeting as attendee without permission? Still, there is a way to do that. AceThinker Screen Grabber Premium is a great screen recorder to help you record anything that appears on your computer screen, including the Webex video. It can also save the recorded videos to MP4 format, and it can save a quality video in a small file size. Besides, you can put annotations like shapes, lines, arrows, and text while recording, which is helpful whenever you want to take note of the essential parts of the meeting. Check below the detailed steps to record video from Webex with ease.

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    Step 1 Download and Install Screen Grabber Premmium

    First, click one of the "Download" above to get the installer of the software. Then, run the installer and follow the steps on installing the tool. After installing, run the program to view its interface.

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    Step 2 Configure the Settings

    Next, hit "Video Recorder and hit the "Settings" icon to customize it. From there, choose the "Settings" option to change the output folder, video format, file size, video, and audio quality, and set hotkeys. Then press the "OK" button to apply the changes.

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    Step 3 Begin to Record WebEx Session

    After you configure the settings, turn on "System Sound" and "Microphone" to get the whole conversation. Then, identify the recording mode between "Full" and "Custom." Next, hit the "Record" button to start.

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    Step 4 Finish Recording WebEx Meeting

    Once the conference video call is done, click on the "Stop" button beside the "Pause" button to stop the recording process. A preview window will appear, allowing you to watch the WebEx record. Once you're good with it, hit the "Save" button to keep it in your preferred output folder.

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    Comparison of Webex Screen Recorder

    We have provided you a comparison chart that will help you to compare these two screen recorders to record a meeting being reviewed in this article. It can help you to find what you are looking for on a specific screen recorder. This chart can make it easier for you to see the advantages and disadvantages of the said tools.

    WebEx built-in recorder Screen Grabber Premium
    Record in multiple modes No Yes
    Output Format MP4, WRF MP4, WMV, AVI, M4A, etc
    Recording Scheduler No Yes
    Editing Features No Yes
    Best feature It sends the recorded video to the host's email Task Scheduler
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    Last updated on May 10, 2021

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