How To Screen Record Webex With Sound

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Do you have a desire to record a Webex meeting or presentation for future reference? It could be for reviewing critical details, collaborating with co-workers, or preserving a record of the meeting. No matter the motivation, screen recording a Webex session can prove to be a valuable tool. In this article, I will provide step-by-step instructions on how to capture a Webex meeting with audio, and also offer some personal tips.

Why screen record a Webex meeting?

Screen recording a Webex meeting allows you to capture all the audio and visual content of the session. This can be useful for a variety of reasons:

  1. Review: You can review the meeting and jot down important points or reminders.
  2. Sharing: You can share the recorded meeting with colleagues who were unable to attend.
  3. Documentation: You can keep a record of the meeting for reference or compliance purposes.

Now that we understand the benefits of screen recording a Webex meeting, let’s dive into the process.

Step 1: Prepare for the recording

Before you begin the screen recording, make sure you have everything you need:

  • Webex application: Ensure that you have the latest version of the Webex application installed on your computer.
  • Microphone: Check that your computer’s microphone is working properly so that it can capture the audio during the recording.
  • Storage space: Make sure you have enough free space on your computer’s hard drive to save the recorded video.

Step 2: Start the screen recording

Once you are prepared, follow these steps to start the screen recording:

  1. Launch Webex: Open the Webex application on your computer.
  2. Join the meeting: Join the Webex meeting that you want to record. Ensure that you have the necessary permissions to record the session.
  3. Start recording: Look for the “Record” button within the Webex meeting interface. Click on it to start the screen recording.
  4. Confirm audio settings: Before you start the recording, make sure that your computer’s microphone is selected as the audio input source. This will ensure that the meeting audio is captured in the recording.

Once you have followed these steps, the Webex meeting will be recorded, including both the audio and video content.

Step 3: Stop and save the recording

When you have finished the Webex meeting, follow these steps to stop and save the recording:

  1. End the meeting: When the meeting is over, click on the “End Meeting” button to close the Webex session.
  2. Stop the recording: In the Webex meeting interface, click on the “Stop Recording” button to end the screen recording.
  3. Save the recording: After stopping the recording, you will be prompted to save the recorded video. Choose a location on your computer where you want to save the file, and give it a meaningful name.

Once you have completed these steps, you will have successfully screen recorded a Webex meeting with sound.


Screen recording a Webex meeting with sound can be a valuable tool for reviewing, sharing, and documenting important information. By following the steps outlined in this article, you can easily capture both the audio and visual content of a Webex session. Remember to prepare for the recording, start the screen recording within the Webex application, and stop and save the recording once the meeting is over. Now you have a recorded copy of your Webex session that you can refer back to whenever needed.