How to Record a Webinar on PC/Mac/Online

Webinar is a live web-based video conference that allows you to give a presentation to even thousands of people at one time with a low price.

However, if you do not want to miss any points in a webinar, taking notes are not enough. Recording a webinar will be a good solution.

How to record a webinar?

This page collects two easy ways to capture a webinar on Windows 10/8/7 and Mac.

How to Record a Webinar

Part 1. How to record a webinar on PC/Mac with software

Want to edit the webinar recording while you record the video?

Want to record the live webinar without sitting in front of the computer by setting the schedule?

Wish to record webinar with the sound from system and microphone?

If yes, just take Screen Recorder to make the webinar recording.

Screen Recorder

4,000,000+ Downloads

Record live webinar on Windows 11/10/8/7 and Mac.

Edit the recording file while you capture the webinar.

Record webinar with sound from computer and microphone.

Lock window or exclude window for recording a webinar.

Step 1: Just download and install the latest version of Apeaksoft Screen Recorder with the download button above, then install and launch the program on your computer to record on-screen activities for Webinar.

Screen Recorder Main Interface

Step 2: When you want to record Webinars, choose the "Video Recorder" button in the left of the interface. If you want to record audio or snapshot, you can also find the corresponding button in the same interface.

Video Recorder Feature

Step 3: You can also click the third button in the interface to set the recording area. Choose to capture full screen, a fixed region or a custom area in order to get the desired video for Webinar videos.

Draw During Recording

Step 4: Make sure that your microphone has been opened. In the main interface, you can find a microphone-alike button on the right and adjust the system sound into proper position. After that you can have a test for the audio file.

Video Recorder Interface

Step 5: After setting the area and sound, click the big red "REC" button in the right. You can click "Pause" and go to webcam to start your webinars. Then, go back to Apeaksoft Screen Recorder to continue recording.


Step 6: When you finish recording a webinar, you are able to click "Stop" to quit. Before saving your video, preview your video to make sure that everything is done well. Then, save the Webinar video on your computer.

Preview Video

This software is the desktop recorder to capture webinar screen on computer. If you attend an online webinar on mobile phone or iPad, just use the webinar recorders here:

iPhone iPad webinar recorder.

Android webinar recorder.


1. Make sure the audio quality before recording a webinar.

Try to choose a quiet environment to eliminate as much background noise as you can. We recommend you to test the audio before the day you record a Webinar in advance.

2. Enable a high quality webinar video.

Setup the best environment for the webcam, such as the lighting and optics, physical appearance.

3. Set schedule webinar recording.

If you are busy and cannot make time to sit in front of computer, just set the task schedule to let it record a webinar at certain time.

4. Make more entertainments apart from webinar recording

This software is not only working for recording webinar, it can also be as the video tutorial maker, music saver, video captures, gameplay maker on computer.

(Game recorders apps for iPhone and Android, click here.)

Part 2. How to record GoToWebinar online with built-in recorder

In addition to using screen recorder to record a webinar, some webinar platforms have their built-in recorders. We take GoToWebinar as an example. Next are the steps about how to record webinars with its built-in recorder.

Step 1: Sign into GoToWebinar. Click the "Setting" button in the menu to choose the "Recording" tab. If you want to record webinar automatically, you are able to click "Auto-record" option.


Step 2: Click the "Recordings" to select where your recordings save. If you choose "Save recording online", your recording will save to your online account automatically. Or you can choose the "Raw file" button to save your webinar recording to your device.


Step 3: Start your recording. Once everything is done, you are able to click "Stop" to save webinar recording on your computer. After that you can share the video to social media websites or further edit with other programs.

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Part 3. FAQs of recording a webinar

1. Can I record a webinar on iPhone?

You can record a webinar on iPhone with a built-in recorder. Before you can start recording, you'll need to make sure you've enabled screen recording in the Control Center, and that the Control Center can be accessed from any app.

2. How do I record a webinar online?

An online recording app can help you capture a webinar online. You can try Apeaksoft Free Online Screen Recorder to make the webinar recording on your computer. It is totally free, and you don’t have to install extra programs on your computer.

3. Is there any other online webinar recording recommendation?

You can use the above mentioned Apeaksoft Screen Recorder to record any live webinar in high quality. And it can also record online streaming video or audio from YouTube with ease. Just download this webinar recording tool to start the recording.


After reading this tutorial, you are able to know how to record a Webinar and what you should notice for recording a webinar. What is more, you can also find 2 Webinar recorders to get the video files. If your webinar project supports built-in recording, just use it. If not, Screen Recorder will be a good option.

If you have any question, you can share more detailed about the information in the comments.

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