How to Record a Webex Meeting? Solutions for both Host and Attendee

Posted by Nick Orin on Feb 2, 2021 3:43 PM
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Since the outbreak of this pandemic, the online conference app has become a vital part of our daily work. Cisco Webex is one of the best free online meeting apps with extraordinary quality where millions of users meet each other through video link. From time to time, people want to record the online meetings for later reference, sharing, making transcripts, or other purposes.

How to Record a Webex meeting?” is probably one of the most asked questions of users. In this article, we will introduce the best ways to record a Webex meeting on both PC and Mac, no matter you are the host or an attendee.

1: How to Record Webex Meeting with Webex App
2: Record Webex Meeting with Audio As a Participant
3: Use QuickTime to Record A Webex Meeting

How to Record Webex Meeting with the Built-in Recorder

Webex’s developer team certainly have predicted the need for conference recording, but they decided to leave the rights exclusively to a group of people. Only the host, alternate host, or presenter can record the meeting conveniently with the built-in recorder, which means that participants should ask the hosts to record the meeting for them. Moreover, the free account can only store the recordings at local storage, while paid users can upload them to the cloud. Next, we are going to explain how to record Webex meetings via the app itself.

record webex meeting built in

Step 1: As a host, an alternate host, or a presenter of the meeting, you can press the circle-shaped record button in the toolbar at the bottom of the screen.

Step 2: If you own a paid account, you can now choose whether to record to the cloud or the local storage. As for free accounts, you will only be asked to choose where to save the recording file. Choose the location and click the “Save”.

Step 3: The "Recorder" pop-up will appear. You can use it to pause or stop the recording. To hide or unhide the pop-up, click the "Record" button.

How to Record Webex Meeting with Audio As a Participant

Do you want to record a Webex meeting with clear audio and all the other activities on your computer during the meeting as an attendee? TunesKit Screen Recorder is the best option for you.

TunesKit Screen Recorder is able to record any videos non-stop that are playing on your PCs or Macs, and you can record Webex conference with high quality even if you are not the host. If you want, you can only record the audio of the meeting. Dozens of formats are provided for you to choose from so that you can play the videos on any device and video player. Besides, you can set special keyboard shortcuts to make the recording more efficient. The program provides you with amazing extra features to display on the screen, including show customized cursor or the watermark. You can also select a special area to record into local videos or take screenshots of important things.

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TunesKit Screen Recorder

  • Caputure videos play on your desktop, such as video calls and live streams
  • Record screen video and audio separately or simultaneously
  • Work well as a screenshot tool, output high-resolution recordings
  • Convert recorded video to any format without watermark
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Steps to record Webex meetings

Step 1: Install and launch TunesKit Screen Recorder on your computer.

launch the program

Step 2: Tap on the camera-shaped icon to record the online meeting to video. Then click on the Settings icon to adjust settings for your recording, such as the cursor, the format, the keyboard shortcuts, the saving location, the watermark. If you want to integrate your voice into the meeting recordings, choose the microphone input source next to the microphone option. If you don’t, click on the microphone-shaped icon to mute it.
What’s worth noting in a recording meeting is that you can set the specific time when to begin and end the recording.

adjust the settings

Step 3: Set the area you want to record and press the REC button to begin recording, which will delay for 3 seconds. When you’ve finished recording, click on the stop button to stop recording and save it to the local storage.

set the recording area

Step 4: In the record history window, at the rear of each item, click on the "Edit Name" icon to rename the file and the "Edit" icon to simply edit the recorded videos.

start recording webex meeting

Record A Webex Meeting with QuickTime (Mac Only)

For Mac users, there is freeware at your disposal to record the meeting – QuickTime. QuickTime is a built-in versatile software of macOS. Although it doesn’t provide as many features as the last option, it is indeed easy-to-use and highly accessible. Unfortunately, you cannot use QuickTime to record Webex meetings on Windows. To record the Webex meeting, follow the steps below.

quicktime new screen recording

Step 1: Run QuickTime Player. At the top left of the screen, go to the File > New Screen Recording from the drop-down menu.

Step 2: When a new window appears, click the triangle button. Here you can configure the settings however you want.

Step 3: Once the Webex meeting begins, click the "Record" button to start recording the Webex meeting.

Step 4: If the Webex meeting is over, you just need to press the "Stop" button on the menu bar. The recorded video will be saved on your Mac.

Summary

Recording online meetings are almost a must-do for almost everyone who works from home or remote. The 3 solutions we provide are the best ways to record Webex meetings regardless of whether you are a host or not. Any of them will be good enough to contribute to your work or study efficiency.

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