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A Quick Guide for Users to Record GoToMeeting

gotomeeting recorders A web conference is held by two or more people located from different places, who can meet virtually and can communicate efficiently over the internet. To mention, one of the most popular communication tools that can conduct video conferences is GoToMeeting. It is a cross-platform communication software that can provide great features for hosting online meetings. With just a few clicks, you can quickly start making chat rooms with high-quality experience of viewing and screen sharing. GoToMeeting is capable of conducting both video conferences and audio conferences. Aside from that, it has a clean interface that everyone finds it a user-friendly tool even for beginners.

Moreover, recording a meeting is an effective way of saving your time from taking down notes and being more attentive with the topic of the online meeting. Furthermore, I have tried and tested the best ways to record GoToMeeting. That being said, check the solutions below that you can use to record online meetings.

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Use the Built-in GoToMeeting Cloud Recorder

GoToMeeting has a built-in recorder that everyone at the conference can access.Unlike the built-in recorder of GoToMeeting, installing Screen Grabber Pro can immediately record the meeting without asking permission to the host. Apart from that, it has complete editing functions, such as for trimming, merging, and adding effects on the recorded file. Its editing feature helps you to make the output more efficient for you since you can make it more inventive. Aside from that, you don’t need to worry about the video quality since it can retain the original resolution from the source. With this, once the video conference is high-quality, the output is also in excellent resolution.

User Guide

  • Firstly, open your GoToMeeting app or software. Then log in to your GoToMeeting account. Next, hit the "Account Center" then the "User Settings." After that, allow the participants to use "Cloud Recording."
  • add users setting

  • Next, scroll down and hit "Record Meetings," and click the "Cloud Recording" from the list. Then, hit "Save" to keep the changes done.
  • save record settings

  • Then, proceed with the recording, go to the main interface of GoToMeeting. Next, hit the “Record” then start the meeting. Once done, you may end the recording process.
  • start recording


    • The GoToMeeting has a Smart Meeting Assistant that can transcribe everything that happened at the meeting automatically.
    • You can easily share the recorded video conference with your colleagues via sending the meeting link.

    • The premium features, like record without any limit and up to 150 participants can join meetings, cause money.

Record GoToMeeting Using Screen Grabber Premium

AceThinker Screen Grabber Premium is a great tool to record GoToMeeting because it can capture HD quality videos like 720p and 1080p. This tool can also record audio from system sound, microphone, or both. This tool can also add annotations while recording like shapes, lines, texts, and arrows to enhance it. Aside from that, it has a Task Scheduler where you can set a specific date and time to record your screen automatically. To know how to use this tool, see the steps below.

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Step 1 Download and Install the Software

First, you can get the installer of this tool by choosing one of the "Download" buttons above. Next, follow the installation method to successfully install the software and wait until the main interface appears. After installing, open the software to get familiarized with its functions and interface.

record gotomeeting sgpremium interface

Step 2 Set up the Video Format

Next, select the "Video Recorder" within its main interface, and click the "Menu" button located at the right uppermost part of the interface and hit "Settings." From there, click the "Drop-down" menu next to the "Output Format" to choose from the provided video formats. Then, click the "OK" button to save the changes made.

record gotomeeting sgpremium settings

Step 3 Start Recording the Meeting

After that, launch the GoToMeeting tool and enter the chat room. Then, go back to Screen Grabber Premium and click the "Audio Input" and select if you are going to record in "System Sound and Microphone." Next, choose one of the video modes at the leftmost part of the toolbar to "Full Screen" or "Region" to start recording. You can use its annotation feature to draw, add shapes or texts for highlighting important information on the toolbar.

record gotomeeting sgpremium recording

Step 4 Watch the Recorded GoToMeeting video

Once done, hit the "Stop" button on the toolbar to end the recording, and video playback will appear. You can watch the video, save it to your PC, or re-record if you are not satisfied with the output.

record gotomeeting sgpremium preview


  • AceThinker Screen Grabber Premium can also record the audio during the video conference at the GoToMeeting and directly extract it in MP3, AAC, OGG, and more audio formats.
  • It supports webcam recording, meaning you can also capture the movements you do on your web camera while you're on the online conference of GoToMeeting.
  • If you wish to collect information on the meeting and save it as an image file, you can quickly take a screenshot using Screen Grabber Premium.

  • Your outputs may include a Watermark of AceThinker Screen Grabber Premium if you use the free trial version.

Comparison Chart

FeaturesGoToMeeting RecorderScreen Grabber Pro
PriceStarter Plan - $24/month
Pro plan - $36/month.
VIP - $29.95/year
PlatformWindows and Mac Computers
Android and iOS smartphones
Windows and Mac Computers
Recording QualityHigh quality - 720p4K, 1080p, and 720p
Output FormatMP4, WMV, and MOV formatsMP4, WMV, AVI and more video formats.
MP3, OGG, WMA and more audio formats
Editing featuresAdd texts and shapes with timestampsAdd texts, arrows, shapes, and more
Trim, merge, add effects, etc. on the videos
Posted by Trafalgar Law on October 21, 2016 to Screen Recorder for Webinar

Last updated on August 8, 2020

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