Record Screen Activity Using the WebEx Recorder

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Overview of the WebEx Recorder

Record all screen activity in any application on your computer by using the WebEx Recorder.

You can capture:

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    Multimedia audio through an additional adapter.

      

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    Voice over narration by connecting a microphone to your computer.

      

Use the WebEx Player to play recordings. Use the WebEx Recording Editor to edit recordings.

Recorded files are saved on your computer in the WebEx Recording Format (.wrf), a proprietary WebEx format.

Download the WebEx Recorder

       
1    Log in to your WebEx service site.
2    Click Support > Downloads.
3    Click Recorders and Players and then click Recording and Playback.
4    Scroll down to WebEx Recorder, click Download, and follow the prompts.

Record an Application

        
1    Do one of the following:
  • Open the WebEx Recorder from your desktop.
  • Click All Programs > WebEx > WebEx Recorder & Player > WebEx Recorder.
2    Select File > Open Application.
3    Do one of the following:
  • Select an application from the list, then click Select.
  • Click Other Application, select an application, then click Share.
4    Type a name for your recording file, choose a location, then click Save.
5    Use the buttons on the Recorder Panel to control recording:  

   

                         
 

To

  
 

Click the Following

  
 

Start recording

  
 

Pause or resume recording

  
 

Stop recording and save file

  
 

Set marker for navigating when recoding

  
 

Mark annotations on the screen

  
 

Start or stop recording audio

  
 

Adjust microphone sensitivity

  
  

Hide the Recorder Panel During Recording

     
1    In the WebEx Recorder, select Settings > WebEx Recording Settings.
2    Check the Hide the Recorder panel during recording check box, and then click OK.

Play a Recording

 

Use the WebEx Player to play any .wrf format recording made using the WebEx Recorder.

  
       
1    Do one of the following:
  • Open the WebEx Player from your desktop.
  • Click All Programs > WebEx > WebEx Recorder & Player > WebEx Player.
2    Select File > Open.
3    Locate the .wrf recording that you want to play, then click Open.
4    Use the buttons in the WebEx Player to control play back:   
                                  
 

To

  
 

Click the Following

  
 

Start playback

  
 

Pause or resume playback

  
 

Stop playback

  
 

Rewind

  
 

Navigate to the previous segment

  
 

Navigate to the next segment

  
 

Fast forward

  
 

Adjust playback volume

  
 

Turn radio on or off

  
 

Fast forward or rewind to a specific location

  
  

Hide the Player Panel During Playback

      
1    In the WebEx Player, make sure that a file is open.
2    Select Controls > Settings.   
Note        

The Settings option is available only while you have a file open.

  
  
3    Check the Hide the Player Console during playback check box, and click OK.
 

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