Recording Editor: Editing a Recording (WBS29.13, WBS30)

Document created by liwise on Jan 26, 2015Last modified by rruman on Oct 19, 2015
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Introduction

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The WebEx Recording Editor enables you to edit recordings that have been saved on your computer in the WebEx Recording Format (.wrf), a proprietary WebEx format.

If you do not yet have the WebEx Recording Editor, you will need to download it.

 

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Downloading the Recording Editor

1. Log in to your WebEx service site, then click Support > Downloads.

2. Scroll down to Recorders and Players, then click the Recording and Playback link. The Recording and Playback page appears.

3. Scroll down to WebEx Recording Editor, then, under for .WRF, click the Download link and follow the prompts.

 

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Opening a Recording

1. Launch the WebEx Recording Editor from your desktop.

OR

Click All Programs > WebEx > WebEx Recorder & Player > WebEx Recording Editor. The WebEx Recording Editor application opens.

2. Select File > Open.

3. Locate the file you want to edit, then click Open.

 

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Selecting Recording Content

To select...Follow these steps...
A 10-second snapshotClick a thumbnail slide in the video or audio track.
A portion of a recordingClick and drag in the video or audio track. Most actions launch a dialog that enables you to adjust the beginning and end of the selection.
A point for the Current Location Indicator

Do one of the following:

  • Double-click at the desired point in the timeline.
  • Right-click on a marker, then select Set Current Location.
  • Select a snapshot or segment, then select Control > Set Current Location.
A defined segmentClick anywhere in the markers area above the defined segment.
Only video, or only audio Click the track selector for the track you want to deselect. This leaves the other track active.

 

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Using the Playback Toolbar

Use the buttons on the playback toolbar to control playback.

 

To...Click...
Start playbackIcon_Start_Playback.png
Pause or resume playbackIcon_Pause_Resume.png
Stop playbackIcon_Stop_and_Save.png
Rewind
Skips backward 10 seconds and continues playback from that point.
Icon_Rewind_Playback.png
Jump to the previous segment
Skips backward to the previous segment’s starting point marker and continues playback. Disabled if no segments are defined.
Icon_Previous_Segment.png
Jump to the next segment
Skips forward to the next segment’s starting point marker and continues playback. Disabled if no segments are defined.
Icon_Next_Segment.png
Fast forward
Skips forward 10 seconds and continues playback from that point.
Icon_Fast_Forward_Playback.png
Adjust playback volumeIcon_Playback_Volume.png
Turn audio off or onIcon_Audio.png

 

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Deleting Content

You can delete content you do not want to include in your finished recording, such as conversations before and after a presentation.

 

To delete content:

1. Start playback, then use the Elapsed Time Indicator to identify the beginning and end of the content you want to delete.

2. Stop playback, then click and drag in the video or audio track to select the approximate section you want to delete.

3. Do one of the following:

    • Select Edit > Clear.
    • Right-click, then select Clear.
    • Press Delete.

The Clear dialog appears.

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4. Adjust the beginning and ending time, if necessary, then click OK. The selection is deleted.

 

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Defining a Segment

1. Click and drag in the video or audio track to select the approximate section you want to define.

2. Do one of the following:

    • Select Segment > Define Segment.
    • Right-click, then select Define Segment.

The Segment Define dialog appears.

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3. Type a name for the segment, and adjust the beginning and ending time, if necessary.

Note: You must click inside a time box before you can use the arrow buttons to adjust the time in the box.

4. Click OK. The Segment Define dialog closes, and the segment is defined.

 

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Relocating a Segment

Once you have defined a segment, you can move it to another location in your recording.

 

To relocate a segment:

1. Select the segment.

2. Select Edit > Cut.

OR

Right-click, then select Cut.

3. Move the Current Location Indicator where you want to relocate the segment.

4. Select Edit > Paste.

OR

Right-click, then select Paste.

 

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Dubbing Audio

You can add new audio into your recording, or re-record existing audio and dub it into your recording.

 

To dub audio into your recording:

1. Click in the video or audio track, then drag across the frames you want to record, or re-record, audio for.

2. Select Edit > Dub Audio. The Dub Audio dialog appears.

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3. Verify the Start and End time, then select an Audio Source.

    • If you selected External audio file, browse for the .wav file you want to insert.

4. Click OK.

    • If you selected External Audio File, it is inserted.
    • If you selected Microphone, the Audio Dubbing panel appears. Continue with step 5.

Audio_Dubbing_Panel.png

5. Click Record, then begin recording audio.

6. When finished, click Stop   .

Note: Recording will stop automatically if you specified an end time in the Dub Audio dialog.

7. Click Play to test the overdub.

 

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Inserting a Recording

You can insert one WebEx recording into another to add or replace content.

 

To insert a recording:

1. Position the Current Location Indicator where you want to insert the recording.

2. Select Edit > Insert Recording.

OR

Right-click, then select Insert Recording.

The Insert File dialog appears.

Insert_File_dialog.png

3. Adjust the insert time if necessary.

Note: You must click inside the time box before you can use the arrow buttons to adjust the time.

4. Click Select, locate the WebEx recording (.wrf) file you want to insert, then click Open. The selected file is inserted, and the timeline scrolls to the beginning of the recording.

 

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