How to Download Video Recording from BigBlueButtonBN Activity

How to Download Video Recording from BigBlueButtonBN Activity

Notes: You need Teacher or Manager access before you can perform this action.
BigBlueButton Moderators has the option to download their video recording after a BigBlueButton session/meeting.

You can learn more on how to to setup a BigBlueButton Activity by following this tutorial: 

This tutorial covers the topic on how you can download a recording from the BigBlueButton Activity:

Prerequisite:

Prerequisite 1: Settings of BigBlueButton Activity should be: Instance Type 'Room/Activity with recordings'



Prerequisite 2: Make sure that you have recorded the session properly by clicking the 'start recording' button inside the BBB Activityfor you to be able to download the recording.







After you have successfully recorded a BigBlueButton session, it will be available for download depending on the duration of the meeting. Longer meeting duration would require longer time for the system to provide the download link, once your recording is available it will show on the Recordings section of the BigBlueButton activity as seen on the screenshot below:



There are several ways on how you can view your recording:


Step 1: To get the whole recording of the session, click on the 'Presentation' button


Step 2: the recording will pop up on a new tab, copy the whole link provided on the url tab and you can paste the link to your browser to view the recording playback anytime.



Option 2: Download the recording to your local PC

Step 1: To get the whole recording of the session, click on the 'Presentation' button


Step 2: the recording will pop up on a new tab, follow the instructions below:



Step 3: Download the video recording by clicking on the far right side of the pop up screen of playback (see screenshot below)



You can rename the recording as desired (video format will depend on your local PC video player)


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