hotComm User Guide
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hotComm User Guide

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Recording and Playback are described in these topics:
     Recording and Playback Overview

     Recording with Standard/Pro   HCR   WMV
       Timed Session Recording (Std/Pro)
       Session Recording Files (Std/Pro)

     Recording with CL and Lite
     Record Audio
     Playback Audio Recording

     Playback .HCR Session Recording
     Playback .WMV Session Recording

Recording with Standard/Pro

With hotComm Standard/Pro, you can record a session. There are several options:

  • Record in native hotComm Recording format (HCR). The recording includes your choice of many of the different elements that you see in a live session. Playback is through hotComm CL, hotComm Lite or hotComm Standard/Pro only.

    See Session Recording: hotComm format

  • Record in Windows Media Video format (WMV) . Your recording can include the hotCam window by itself, plus audio. Or, you can record the full screen of your primary monitor. Playback is through Windows Media player or other programs that support WMV format.

    See Session Recording: WMV format

  • You can set hotComm to start and stop recording automatically at specified times.

    See Timed Session Recording

Also see: Playback a Session Recording.

Note: hotComm Lite and hotComm CL can record audio only. See Record Audio. CL Plus can record visuals as well as audio. See Recording with CL.

Setup, Start and Stop Recording

To setup recording, right-click the Session Recording button (R-in-a-circle), make your selections and click Ok. For more information, see Session Recording: hotComm format and Session Recording: WMV format

To start recording a session, click the Session Recording button (R-in-a-circle).

To stop recording, click the button again. While recording continues, the button has a blue background.

When timed recording is enabled, the color of the circle is green.

Maintain Library

Click Maintain Library to open the T'SCRIPTS folder, where the recording files are saved. This view shows all files in the T'SCRIPTS folder, not just recording files.

Record Yourself

You may be able to record your own presentation on the same computer, provided you have enough resources and bandwidth, and your equipment permits it. See Record Yourself - WMV format.

Intellectual Property protection

Room moderators may disable recording in their session.

If the moderator has disabled Recording, then third-party recording products are automatically closed, with a notice.

When Recording is disabled, other methods of copying or saving session contents are also disabled.