[Top 4 Ways] How to Record Online Meeting for Free

Online meeting has become increasingly popular. Have you ever considered recording an online meeting to save critical time? This article will describe how to record online meeting using EaseUS RecExperts, OBS, Xbox Game Bar, and EaseUS online screen recorder.

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Updated on Apr 19, 2024

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Due to their convenience, efficiency, flexibility, and low cost, online meetings have gained more and more popularity. In addition, it can connect employees who work far and near. But what if you want to include people who cannot attend the meeting? Do not worry. This article, offered by EaseUS, will tell you how to record online meetings easily and quickly.

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Why Do You Record an Online Meeting

Before we dive into how to record an online conference, let's figure out why you want to capture an online meeting, be it an online audio-only call or video conference.

record online meeting

There are diverse reasons why you need to capture online meetings:

  • Some might want to capture the critical points in the conference.
  • Some might want to record their excellent performance in the speech.
  • Some might like to share the video on their social platforms.
  • An online meeting can help those who cannot attend the offline meeting know the meeting's content.
  • An online conference can link workers who work near and far.
  • An online meeting service is an excellent way for employers to save money and time.

No matter which case you are in, you can try recording your online meeting with a video conference recorder. Keep reading. You can learn how to record high-quality online meetings for free, with audio and video, and without permission.

4 Ways to Capture an Online Conference for Free

There are various ways to help you record an online conference. Here, the four most commonly used ways will be shared with you. You do not have to try them one by one, and you can choose a way you like to help you out. Let's come to the details.

  1. Way 1. Using Professional Screen Recorder [on Any Meeting]
  2. Way 2. Record Zoom Meeting Using OBS
  3. Way 3. Record Google Meet Using the Xbox Game Bar
  4. Way 4. Record Webex Using Online Screen Recorder

Way 1. Using Professional Screen Recorder [on Any Meeting]

If you want to record an online meeting on Zoom or Google Meet, the easiest and most effective way is to use a professional screen recorder. This is because the screen recorder can offer you many advanced recording options. Under such circumstances, EaseUS RecExperts, a professional screen recorder, can meet your needs.

EaseUS RecExperts can help you screen record on Windows 7/8/10/11 or Mac. It lets you record anything on your computer screen, such as videos, meetings, music, and games. It also enables you to record Google Meet without permission and capture a protected video.

The other prominent feature is that this screen recorder can help remove your real background and replace other background effects, like blur, classroom, scenery, and studio. Moreover, you can also use other pictures from your device as the virtual background. If you hope the AI feature can bring you the best effect, it is suggested that you choose a pure and solid background to record the webcam.

ai background blur

Key features of this remarkable screen recorder:

  • Record full or partial screen
  • Provide the scheduled recording option
  • Over 10 output formats
  • Support AI background remove
  • With a built-in video player
  • Record clips on PC with no time limit/watermark

Here is how to record an online meeting with audio & video using EaseUS RecExperts.

Step 1. Run EaseUS RecExperts on your device and you will see two recording modes. You can choose "Full Screen"to record the whole screen or choose "Region" to select the recording area manually before recording.

Choose a Recording Mode

Step 2. After that, you can choose to record the webcam, system sound, microphone or record none of them as you like. You can also set auto split, auto recording with various functions on the interface.

Record with Webcam or Audio

Step 3. Then, you can click the red "REC" button to start recording. Here will be a menu bar on your screen. To pause the recording, click on the white double vertical bar; to end the recording, click on the red square sign.

Pause or Stop Recording

Step 4. After recording, you will be led to the list interface. Here you can view or edit your recordings. To start a new recording, just click on the "REC" button on the top of the interface.

Recording List Window

Way 2. Record Zoom Meeting Using OBS

Another way to record an online meeting on a laptop is using OBS. OBS is an open-source and free screen recording utility for Windows, Mac, and Linux. It allows you to record Zoom meetings.

In addition, it can be used as meeting recording software that allows you to record Zoom meetings without permission easily. Also, it lets you record the last 1 minute on your computer with a webcam, microphone, audio, and video. You can perform the following steps to learn how to record online meetings.

Step 1. Download OBS and launch it.

Step 2. To set a recording output format, tap File > Settings > Output > Recording Format, choose a format and click OK.

set the output format

Step 3. Tap "+" in the left corner to add a new scene. Then, click "+" to add the Audio Input Capture, Output Capture, and Browser.

set the recording needs

Step 4. If you want to add your webcam, add the Video Capture Device to the Sources.

add Video Capture Device

Step 5. Click the Start Recording button to record the Zoom meeting. When finished, click the Stop Recording button.

stop recording

The recorded video, by default, will be saved as an MKV file in an older destination. You can go to File > Show Recording to locate the video.

It is worth noting that OBS has a complex user interface, and you may encounter the OBS not recording screen issue when using it.

Way 3. Record Google Meet Using the Xbox Game Bar

Xbox Game Bar is a built-in recorder in Windows 10/11. As its name implies, it was once designed as a game recorder for Windows users to record gameplay on their computers.

With the passage of time, it can also be used to record other activities on your computer. For example, you can record Google Meet with audio. However, it cannot let you adjust the recording area and record a video longer than 4 hours. Here is how to record online meetings.

Step 1. To enable Game Mode, go to Windows settings and click Gaming > Game Mode.

Turn on Game Bar

Step 2. Go to the Google Meet meeting you want to record, then close extra windows or other audio to avoid accidentally recording the one you do not want.

Step 3. Tap the Win + G keys simultaneously to open the Game Bar. Then, you will see all of the widgets in the top navigation.

Step 4. To record the screen, click the Capture icon to change your Capture widget. Then, click on the camera icon to start recording. You can also record your microphone audio if you want.

hit capture option

Step 5. Tap the stop button in the recording bar when you want to stop the recording. (Alternatively, press the Win + ALT + R keys to end the recording.)

Here is also a video about how to use Xbox Game Bar.

Way 4. Record Webex Using Online Screen Recorder

The last way to record a Webex meeting is to use an online recorder. As the name suggests, it is an online version, so you do not have to download and install it on your desktop. You can bookmark it to your browsers.

EaseUS Online Screen Recorder is the one that can meet your needs. You can use it to record an online conference without hassle for free. It supports different browsers like Chrome, Edge, Firefox, Safari, and Opera. In addition, it allows you to record a video without a watermark and time limit.

Here is how to record an online conference with this free online recorder.

four steps to record online meeting

To Wrap Things Up

Do you have any problems on how to record online meeting now? After reading this post, recording an online meeting will be a breeze on any meeting software. You just need to follow the detailed steps and make yourself well-prepared, then you can start to capture your meeting.

EaseUS RecExperts is a good screen recorder that lets you record anything on your PC. Unlike the online version, it allows you to edit and clip the video during or after the recording. More features are waiting for you to explore.

FAQs on How to Record Online Meeting

1. How do you record online meetings without permission?

To record an online meeting without permission, you can use professional screen recorders, such as EaseUS RecExperts. It allows you to record a meeting without permission and screen record TikTok without them knowing.

2. Why can't I record my Webex Meeting?

You can log in to the Administration site if you cannot record a Webex meeting. Then, choose Settings > Meetings, and make sure you check the Record box under Participant Privileges. In addition, you can also use professional meeting recording software, like EaseUS RecExperts, to help you record a Webex meeting.

3. How do I record a virtual video meeting?

To record a virtual meeting, you can use EaseUS RecExperts, OBS, or Xbox game bar to help you. These three recording tools can help you record a virtual meeting efficiently.

EaseUS RecExperts

One-click to capture anything on screen!

No Time Limit, No watermark

Start Recording

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