Ways to Record Live Meeting

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Ways to Record Live Meeting

The internet has proven to have various applications in today’s modern world. With the power of internet, people can now hold meetings at the comforts of their own home. The concept of holding online meetings, really changed the landscape of business meetings. Holding online live meetings is a cost-efficient and effortless way to discuss certain topics. However, there are times when people lose focus and miss out on some important details of the meeting. This can lead to confusion later on and affect the agenda of the meeting, that is why when having an online meeting it is better to record it. This is a sure way to be able to get all the details of the meeting, which you can watch again anytime. Below are some of the best live meeting recorders that you can use when holding your online meeting.

Screen Grabber Pro

The best tool that you can use to record live meetings, is Acethinker Screen Grabber Pro. The tool can record screen activities seamlessly and smoothly. One excellent feature of Screen Grabber Pro, is that it allows the user to enhance the video while recording is in progress. With its simple interface, anyone who wants to record online live meetings surely won’t have any problems in using it. If this tool piqued your interest and you want to know how to operate it, do the steps provided below.

Step1 Install Screen Grabber Pro

First thing to do, is to download the installer by clicking one of the buttons below. After download, run the installer on your PC, then follow the instructions provided by the setup wizard accordingly.

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Step2 Start the tool and choose the recording mode

Once installation is finished, you can start the tool immediately and the launch screen will appear. To start, select what recording mode to use by clicking the down arrow next to the “Record” button. The “Region” option allows people to cover the important parts of the screen that needs to be included in the recording. The “Full Screen” mode covers the entire screen area. Once done, hit the “Record” button and a three second countdown will begin.

select recording mode

Step3 Add annotations

While recording is ongoing, you can add notes to enhance the video. Clicking the “Draw” button, an editing panel will appear on from the toolbar which houses several options you can add to the recording.

add annotations

Step4 End the recording

When the meeting is over, you can end the recording by clicking the “Stop” button which is located on the floating toolbar. The video will be automatically saved after ending the recording process.

stop recording

Step5 Preview the recording

From the “Preview Panel,” the newly recorded video will appear on the recording list. Select it, and click the “Play” button to watch the video. Also, you can find the file location of the recording by simply selecting it and clicking the “Open Folder” button.

play and locate video

Windows Live Meeting Recorder

Another great live meeting recorder is Skype for Business. The tool is built-specifically for the Windows Operating System, and is part of the Microsoft Store applications. This tool offers a smooth and high-quality video call functions, because it uses “HFP” or “High Fidelity Presentation” as the format of their videos. The tool is equipped with a panoramic option, where one can take a photo of all the participants using their respective webcam. The tool is not complicated to use in recording live meetings and webinars. All the tools that you need are contained in a single toolbar, which makes it very efficient and practical in all sense. Here are the simple steps to be able to record your webinars and live meetings with Skype for Business.

Step1 Launch the tool and start the conversation

Launch the tool, and you will reach the main interface. You can start your live meeting by inviting all your participants and start up the conversation.

start conversation

Step2 Start recording the conference calls

When everything is set, you can start recording your live meeting by clicking the “More” button which is represented by three small dots or ellipses.

start the recording

Step3 End the conference call and save the video

Once the live meeting ends, you can end the recording as well by clicking the “Stop” button from the floating toolbar. The video will then be saved on the specific folder of Skype for Business. To view the video, open the said specific folder from “File Explorer” and locate the video then play it.

stop the recording

Free Screen Recorder Online

If you don’t want to install any screen recorders on your PC, but want to record your live meeting, then you can use Acethinker Free Screen Recorder Online. This tool is web-based, which means that it can be accessed via internet connection and does not need any installation. Being web-based has its drawbacks, like being unusable when internet connection is down. However, for people who wants a dependable screen recorder that is free, then you can use this tool because it is capable of recording sound as well. The video quality is high-quality which looks as if you are using a premium screen recorder. For those who wishes to learn how to access and use this tool, then follow the steps below.

Step1 Launch Free Screen Recorder Online

First, to access the tool you must visit the official website of Acethinker. A more convenient way is by clicking the button below, since you are already in this page.


Step2 Select the parts to include to the recording

Once the tool is launched, then you can start to do the initial settings by dragging the frame to cover the parts of the screen to record. Once done, you can start the actual recording process by clicking the “Record” button from the floating toolbar.

adjust the size of the screen

Step3 Add notes to the recording

While recording is on-going, you can add notes other figures that can enhance the video of your live meeting. By clicking the “Pen” icon on the toolbar, a panel will appear that contains the different options you can use to enhance your video.

annotate while recording

Step4 Stop the recording process

Once the meeting is done, end the recording process by clicking the “Stop” button which is docked on the floating toolbar of the tool.

end the recording

Step5 Save the recorded video on the PC

After clicking the “Stop” button, a video playback will appear where you can watch the video immediately. Once satisfied with the video click the “Save” button from the video playback to keep the video on your PC.

save the recording

Quicktime Player - Mac built-in screen recorder

Live meetings are not only exclusive to Windows PC, as people can use Mac as well for this function. For that purpose, Mac users can use its built-in Quicktime Player, which is a media player for Mac. Being a media player, its primary function is for playing music and other forms of media files. However, Quicktime Player is more than just a media player, as it has a hidden screen recording function. In-terms of quality, the screen recorder function of Quicktime Player is perfect for live meetings on Mac, because it can capture both screen and audio. The video quality is also top-notch because of the powerful system of Mac. To learn how to use the hidden screen recording function of Quicktime Player, follow the steps below.

Step1 Launch Quicktime Player on Mac

To use the screen recording function, launch Quicktime Player by opening “Finder” and under “Application,” look for Quicktime Player.

launch quicktime player

Step2 Switch to the screen recorder function

Once the tool is launched, click the “File” tab from the toolbar, and select “New Screen Recording.”

start recording

Step3 Click the record button

The Quicktime Player toolbar will switch to “Screen Recording” toolbar, where you can click the “Record” button to start the process of recording the screen.

click record button

Step4 Select the recording mode on Mac

To determine which recording mode to use, follow the instructions provided on the screen of your Mac device. Once you do either of methods, the recording will commence automatically.

select recording mode

Step5 Stop recording the conference call on Mac

Once done with recording your live meeting, then you can finish the recording process as well by clicking the “Stop” button from the toolbar of the Mac device.

stop recording facetime

Step6 Save the video file on Mac

After clicking the “Stop” button, you will have the option to watch or directly save the video. To save the video, click the “Save” option from the “File” tab, and fill out the information of the video and click the “Save” button.

save the file


When participating in an online live meeting, it is important to take down notes about the topic. However, this is not an easy task because you need to have undivided attention to absorb every topic being discussed. That is why for more efficiency, you can record the entire live meeting, and watch it again on later day or time. This way, if you missed out on some of the important parts, you will have the chance to revisit them again. For recording live meetings, you can leave the task to Acethinker Screen Grabber Pro. This robust screen recorder is the best option for recording not only live meetings, but other screen activities as well. With its high-quality video output, and video enhancing features, it will make sure to add efficiency and make the video more informative.

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