How to Open an ARF File on PC or Mac


This wikiHow teaches you how to use the Network Recording Player app on your computer to open and view online meeting recordings saved in the ARF (Advanced Recording File) format extension.

Part 1
Installing NR Player

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webex.com/play-webex-recording.html in your browser. You can download the free Network Recording Player app for your system here, and use it to open ARF files.

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ARF File" heading. This will download the setup file to your computer. If you don't have a default folder for downloads, you'll be prompted to select a download location.

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Find the setup file you've just downloaded on your computer, and open it to start the installation. If you're on a Mac, open the DMG file you've just downloaded, and double-click the PKG file to start the installer.

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This will install the Network Recording Player app on your computer. Depending on your version, you may need to create a new username or confirm your computer password in a new pop-up.

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It will close the installation window. You can now use Network Recording Player to view ARF files.

Part 2
Playing an ARF File

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You can find it on your Start menu on Windows, or on your desktop on a Mac.

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This button is in the upper-left corner of your screen. It will open your file options on a drop-down menu.

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This will open your file explorer in a new pop-up window and prompt you to select a file to open and view. Alternatively, you can use a keyboard shortcut to open a file. Just press Control+O on Windows or ⌘ Command+O on Mac.

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Find the recording file you want to play, and click on it in the file explorer window to select it.

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This will open and play the ARF recording in the Network Recording Player app.