How to Record Webinar on PC/Mac for Sharing or Viewing Later

Bianca Willis Bianca Willis Updated on Nov 22 , 2020 Tag:

Overview: This article will teach you how to record Webinar on PC or Mac as a host or an attendee.

Internet, as one of the greatest creations ever, has brought much resolution and convenience in our daily life. We could have instant access to any online knowledge base or streaming content. We are able to communicate with acquaintances, coworkers or experts by various ways including chatting applications, dedicated e-learning platforms and also webinar software. Previously, we’ve talked about how to record Skype calls, way to capture online live stream, and now in this guide, we will pay attention to how to record webinar on Windows (10) PC or Mac computer.

How to Record Webinar

You can Leverage Webinar Software’s Internal Recorder

☛ Available for: All Hosts and Certain Attendees Maybe

Firstly, you have to know that common webinar hosting programs such as GoToWebinar, WebinarJam, and ClickMeeting do have live recording/auto-recording feature. With it, the webinar initiator can capture the training, meeting or communication video online for watching anytime afterwards. Below is a Zoom screenshot showing that the host is able to allow or disallow the participant to record webinar.

Zoom allow recording

However, what if the webinar host slipped the recording thing from his or here memory? Or as a common participant, you are not given such built-in capture option on webinar window or you are not allowed to leverage in-app recorder from the very beginning like recording webinar in GoToWebinar. Maybe sometimes due to the time zone difference, you don’t even have time to attend the webinar, so you wonder is it possible for you to record it and watch the clip later… The answer is for certain and you can seek help from third-party webinar recorder.

You can Also Record Webinar with Third-party Webinar Recording Software

☛ Available for: All Hosts and Attendees

Obtaining a third-party webinar screen recorder is a must-have. And among piles of screencast apps, RecMaster is our recommendation thanks to its easy-to-use, cover-all recording modes and flexible recording settings. Now you can free download and install it on your desktop or laptop machine.

free download RecMaster for Windows free download RecMaster for Mac

After the installation, you can try RecMaster in advance on how to record webinar on your machine. And here’s a simple instruction.

Step 1 – Open RecMaster
Double click the shortcut on Windows desktop to launch it. Mac users please open it by using Application Folder or Launchpad.

Step 2 – Choose a Recording Mode
There are multiple recording options on the main UI of RecMaster. Currently the Windows version has five modes and they are Game Mode, Full Screen, Custom Area, Webcam and Audio Only, while Mac version has the same four except Game Mode. Actually, it won’t affect your Webinar capture at all. So just leave it out.

Webinar Screen Recorder - RecMaster

You have to select one mode here. No special suggestion. You just make the choice according to your actual need. For full screen webinar capture, do select Full Screen. For windowed Webinar capture, select Custom Area to enclose the region. For your own performance, select Webcam. And for the Webinar voice only, click Audio Only button to move on.

Step 3 – Preset for the Recording (Optional)
RecMaster doesn’t fix the recording settings, but gives you the freedom to determine what format to output, what quality to achieve, whether to show your facecam, your microphone, system sound or not.

Settings for Webinar Capture

For those who want to realize auto-recording, RecMaster for Windows version now supports scheduled recording. The premise is that you have created and enabled the Webinar task, and keep the Webinar and RecMaster open on computer.

Step 4 – Start and End the Recording
Click the red button or press Alt + 1 to get the capture begin. When the live event is over, stop it with button or hotkeys Alt + 2. Then you can send this to your audiences or save it on the disk for further watching.

Webinar can deliver effective interaction between B2B or B2C marketing activity. And it’s also a good way for internal communication, especially when workers are not allowed to go to office and must work at home, such as the latest coronavirus breakout (>>See software you may need during remote work). To capture HD webinar videos with third-party screencast software, you don’t have to turn to advanced and pricey Camtasia, because cheap and feature-rich webinar recording software like RecMaster is just enough. And this kind of software can also help you record PowerPoint with audio, capture online conference and many more.

RecMaster – Record Every Moment on Your Computer Screen

RecMaster – Record Every Moment on Your Computer Screen

Multiple recording modes make it easy to capture anything on screen.

Record 1080p or even 4K clips at 60fps to maintain the high quality still.

Flexible settings for mouse cursor effects, watermark and annotations.

Preloaded with recording scheduler, video editor. Allow one-click sharing.

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Bianca Willis

Bianca Willis

Bianca Willis started her copywriting career since 2014. As a tech editor with over 6 years writing experience, she has worked out hundreds of posts on multi-media solutions (video recording included), hot gadgets and troubleshooting tips.

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