Important: Make sure the WebEx Network Recording Player for Advanced Recording Format (ARF) files is installed on your computer. If it is not installed, you can download it from the Download file window that appears when you download the recording file. You can also download it from the Downloads page that is available under Support on your WebEx service Web site.
Do one of the following to open the recording file on your local computer:
Double-click the recording file in your Windows File Manager window. The WebEx Network Recording Player will automatically open the file.
From the Windows Start menu, choose WebEx > Network Recording Player > Network Recording Player, and the choose File > Open to locate and open the recording file.
While playing the meeting in the Network Recording Player, select File > Convert > WMV (Windows Media Format).
The Convert to WMV dialog box appears.
In the Save in box, specify the location to save the file.
Under Content options, select the meeting component that you want to save. Choose any of the following panels:
Chat: includes all chat conversations.
Q&A: if you are recording a Training Center session, this includes any Q&A sessions.
Notes: includes any notes entered into the Notes panel.
Video: includes the meeting video.
Polling: if you are recording a Training Center session, this includes any polls.
Click Preview Layout to preview your content settings.
Under Schedule Conversion, indicate when you want the file to be converted. Choose one of the following:
Convert immediately: Converts the file as you save it to your computer.
Convert at the following time: Saves the file and then converts it at the date and time you select.
At Video Codec specify the video codec you want to use to:
Windows Media Video 9: this codec creates output that is compatible with the following players:
Windows Media Player 6.4+
Windows Media Player 9 for Mac OS X
Windows Media Player 9 Series and Windows Media Player 9.1 for Pocket PC*
Windows Media Player 9 Series and Windows Media Player 9.1 for SmartPhone*
Windows Media Video 9 screen: this codec is optimized for compressing sequential screenshots and highly static video that is captured from computer displays, which makes it ideal for delivering demos or demonstrating computer use for training. The codec takes advantage of the typical image simplicity and relative lack of motion to achieve a very high compression ratio. This codec creates files that can be played with Windows Media Player 7 or later.