2 Easy Ways to Record Webex Meetings As a Host or Participant

2 Easy Ways to Record Webex Meetings As a Host or Participant

Selena Thomas

September 23, 2020 17:15Posted by to Record Video

Do you know how to record a Webex meeting as a participant?

Cisco Webex is mainly used for cooperating remotely. It provides a simple and effective way to create video conferencing and online meetings. For different reasons, you need to make the Webex recording. For instance, you want to record WebEx meetings so that you can view the meeting content later. Or you can share the Webex recording to other people who can't attend the video conference.

Webex Recording

Now we back to the original question, how to record Webex meeting ? In fact, you can handily record in Webex with the Webex Recorder, if you are a host. What if you are an attendee and still want to make a Webex recording? Here in this post, we like to share 2 simple ways to record a Webex meeting whether you are a host or participant.

Part 1. How to Record Webex Meeting with Webex Recorder

If you are the Webex host, you can directly record your Webex meeting with the Webex recorder. Webex recorder allows you to directly record your Webex meeting. But you should know that, only the host or an alternative host can record in Webex. What’s more, only the audio track from your computer can be captured. Other Webex audio files from other participants won’t be recorded. Now you can take the following guide to make the Webex recording.

Step 1 First, you need to go to Cisco Webex official site on your browser and sign in your account.

Step 2 Once you start a Webex meeting, you can go to Meeting and choose the Recording Settings option. Now you can set the Webex recording settings. Choose the Record audio from this computer button from the Record on this computer drop down list.

Step 3 If you are a host, you can easily find the Record button to record a Webex meeting. When you want to make the Webex recording, you can simply click the red Record button.

Webex Recording With Webex Recorder

You are given the full control of the Webex recording. You can handily pause, stop and continue the Webex recording process.

Step 4 When you stop the Webex recording, you will receive an email with the recording link. The recorded Webex meeting file will be saved in WRF (Webex Recording Format) format. Here you can rely on the Webex Recording Editor to export WRF to WMV.

Part 2. How to Make a Webex Recording As a Participant

As you can see from above, if you choose to record in Webex with its default Webex recorder, you have to be the host. What’s more, the output WRF is not a popular format. You’d better choose a professional online meeting recorder to help you make the Webex recording.

Here we strongly recommend a powerful Webex recording tool, Screen Recorder to record your Webex meetings with high image and sound quality, even you are a participant. It has the capability to capture any activities happened on your Windows PC and Mac. Moreover, it carries some basic editing features like callout, caption, highlights, and more to give you a real-time editing while the Webex recording.

Step 1 First, you should double click on the download button above to free install and run this Webex recording software on your computer.

Step 2 When you enter the home window, choose the Video Recorder feature to record your Webex meeting. This Webex recorder also gives you the Audio Recorder and Screen Capture features.

Webex Recording Tool

Step 3 Whether you are a Webex meeting host, alternate host, co-host, or attendee, you can rely on this Webex recording tool to record in Webex. When you get to the main interface of Video Recorder, you can adjust the screen recording region based on your need.

Webex Record Settings

During this step, you can also choose the audio recording source from System Sound, Microphone or both.

Step 4 While the Webex recording process, you can handily pause, continue or stop it based on your need. After recording, you can choose to save the Webex recording file in any video popular format like MP4, MOV, AVI, FLV and more.

It also lets you record the audio separately when you do not want to save the large size video meeting recording.

Part 3. FAQs of Windows Steps Recorder

Question 1. Can I save a Webex recording in MP4 format?

You should know that, the Webex recordings in the cloud are saved in MP4 format. If you choose to record in Webex and save it on your computer, you are only allowed to save your recording as a WRF file.

Question 2. Where is my recording stored?

After recording, Webex will store our recorded meetings on your computer or its Webex site. You can easily find and download your Webex recordings from the Webex site.

Question 3. Can I convert a Webex recording to MP4?

When you want to convert a Webex recording to MP4, you should rely on some professional converter tool like the popular Video Converter Ultimate to convert video to MP4.

Question 4. Why can't I record a Webex meeting?

Different reasons will make you fail to record Webex meeting. For instance, you may not be the host or alternate host of the Webex meeting. You can request the host to record in Webex.


How to record Webex meeting? We have mainly talked about the Webex recording in this post. You can get 2 simple ways to capture your Webex meeting with ease. If you still have any question about the Webex recording, you can leave us a message or directly contact us.


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