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Skype for Business: Recording a Meeting

Skype for Business can record meetings on the Windows platform. Recording is not yet supported on the Macintosh platform.

When you record a meeting, the audio, video, screen sharing, Power Point slides, instant messaging and polling are saved. Any presenter can record a meeting and save it on their computer.

To record a meeting:

Click the More Options button, the circle with three periods, in the lower right hand corner of the screen. Then select Start Recording from the menu. A message will pop up to inform all participants that the meeting is being recorded, and a red recording button will show at the top right of the screen. Use the controls at the bottom of the screen to pause, resume, or stop the recording.

When you’re done, click the Stop button or select More Options -> Stop Recording. The recording will be saved in MP4 format. The default location is Documents > Videos > Lync Recordings. It will take a few minutes for the video to be saved after recording is stopped. You can exit Skype for Business at any time and the video will still be saved.

When the recording is available, you can use the Recording Manager to view, rename or manage the recording. Click the Options icon in the Skype for Business main window, then select Tools -> Recording Manager.

In the Recording Manager, select the recording and click Play to play the recording back. If you want to copy the recording to another device, select the recording and click Browse to open the file manager to the folder containing the recording.