Edit a Recording Using the WebEx Recording Editor

Document created by Cisco Documentation Team on Jan 11, 2017Last modified by Cisco Documentation Team on Mar 17, 2017
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Overview of the WebEx Recording Editor

Use the WebEx Recording Editor to edit recordings created with the WebEx Recorder. These recording files are saved in the WebEx Recording Format (.wrf), a proprietary WebEx format.

Figure 1. WebEx Recording Editor

Download the Recording Editor

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

Open a Recording

      
1    Do one of the following:
  • Open the WebEx Recording Editor from your desktop.
  • Click All Programs > WebEx > WebEx Recorder & Player > WebEx Recording Editor.
2    Select File > Open.
3    Locate the file you want to edit, then click Open.

Select Part of a Recording to Edit

After you have opened the recording in the WebEx Recording Editor, do the following:   
                   
 

To Select

  
 

Follow These Steps

  
 

A 10-second snapshot

  
 

Click a thumbnail slide in the video or audio track.

  
 

A portion of a recording

  
 

Click and drag in the video or audio track.

  
 

A point for the Current Location Indicator

  

The Current Location Indicator is the point on the recording's timeline for which data currently appears in the viewer.

  
 

Do one of the following:

  
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    Double-click at the desired point in the timeline.

      

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    Right-click on a marker, then select Set Current Location.

      

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    Select a snapshot or segment, then select Control > Set Current Location.

      

  
 

A defined segment

  
 

Click anywhere in the markers area above the defined segment.

  
 

Only video, or only audio

  
 

Click the track selector for the track you do not want to select. This leaves the other track active.

  
  

Play Back Your Recording Using the WebEx Recording Editor

In the WebEx Recording Editor, do one of the following:   
                               
 

To

  
 

Click

  
 

Start playback

  
 

Pause or resume playback

  
 

Stop playback

  
 

Rewind 10 seconds and continue playback from that point

  
 

Jump to the previous segment’s starting point marker and continue playback. Disabled if no segments are defined.

  
 

Jump to the next segment’s starting point marker and continue playback. Disabled if no segments are defined.

  
 

Fast forward 10 seconds and continue playback from that point

  
 

Adjust playback volume

  
 

Turn audio off or on

  
  

Delete Audio or Video from Your Recording

       
1    In the WebEx Recording Editor, 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 click Clear.
  • Press Delete.
4    Adjust the beginning and ending time, if necessary, then click OK.

Create Named Segments That Users Can Jump Directly to During Playback

        
1    In the WebEx Recording Editor, click and drag in the video or audio track to select the approximate segment that you want to define.
2    Do one of the following:
  • Select Segment > Define Segment.
  • Right-click, then select Define Segment.
3    Type a meaningful name for the segment. The name is visible in WebEx Player by selecting Controls > Segment > Go to.
4    Adjust the beginning and ending time, if necessary. Before you can use the arrow buttons to adjust the time, click inside a time box.
5    Click OK.

Move a Segment of a Video

       
1    In the WebEx Recording Editor, select the segment.
2    Do one of the following:
  • Select Edit > Cut.
  • Right-click, then click Cut.
3    Move the Current Location Indicator where you want to relocate the segment.
4    Do one of the following:
  • Select Edit > Paste.
  • Right-click, then click Paste.

Add Audio or Edit Existing Audio

         
1    In the WebEx Recording Editor, click in the video or audio track, then drag across the frames for which you want to add or edit audio.
2    Select Edit > Dub Audio.
3    Verify the Start and End times.
4    Do one of the following:         
OptionDescription
To record audio 
  1.  

    Select Microphone.

      

  2.  

    Click Record, and then record your audio.

      

  3.  

    When finished, click Stop.

      

  
 

To insert an audio file

  
 
  1.  

    Select External audio file (WAV).

      

  2.  

    Click Browse and select the .wav file that you want to insert.

      

  
5    Click OK.
6    Click Play to preview the audio.

Insert a Recording into Another Recording

You can insert an entire WebEx recording (.wrf) file into another recording.
       
1    In the WebEx Recording Editor, do one of the following:
  • If you want to insert a recording to the right of a specific snapshot, select a snapshot on the timeline.
  • If you want to insert a recording at a precise location on the timeline, position the Current Location Indicator where you want to insert the recording.
2    Do one of the following:
  • Select Edit > Insert Recording.
  • Right-click, then select Insert Recording.
3    Adjust the insert time if necessary. Before you can use the arrow buttons to adjust the time, click in the time box.
4    Click Select File, locate the WebEx recording (.wrf) file you want to insert, and then click Open.
 

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