Generally speaking, ARF recordings can only be played by Webex Player (a Webex desktop software specialized in playing ARF file), which means that you have the restriction in playing ARF recordings with other media players. In order to play the recordings on any device, many people want to convert ARF to MP4 or other common video formats.
Traditional Way on Converting ARF Recording to MP4
Without a relative program, it is hard to open ARF files by simply double-clicking them. Normally, you can convert the ARF recordings to WMV, SWF, MP4 format with Webex Player. Here we will briefly introduce how to convert ARF to MP4 with Webex Player.
Step 1. Download Webex Player from the official website and install on your Windows or Mac.
Step 2. After installation, launch it, add your ARF file by following steps: "File" > "Open".
Step 3. After loading your ARF file, click "File" > "Convert Format" > "MP4 (MPEG-4)".
Follow the steps above, you can finish the ARF to MP4 conversion by clicking the "OK" button.
However, there are some defects of Webex Player that cannot be ignored. For example, a user gave feedback like: "My ARF video is 1920x1080 pixels, but after converted to mp4 video, it comes to 1024x768 pixels". Here comes a more powerful tool to convert ARF to other formats, not merely MP4, WMV, and SWF. It can fully maintain the original resolution and quality of the ARF video.
A More Piratical Way to Convert ARF to MP4 Format
The powerful ARF to MP4 converter is VideoSolo Video Converter Ultimate. It's not limited to convert ARF to MP4, it allows you to convert ARF video to over 300 video/audio formats that compatible with all mainstream devices. You can also directly choose your device as the output from the profile list. Moreover, it offers video editing and video settings customization function. You can process multiple ARF to MP4 conversion task simultaneously. With its help, converting ARF recording to MP4 is no more a problem for you.
Notice: Sorry that now VideoSolo Video Converter Ultimate doesn't support ARF files well. So don't download or buy the program to convert ARF files!!! We will modify this article as soon as possible.
Last updated: September 01, 2020
Next, we would like to talk about the usage for converting ARF to MP4 with VideoSolo Video Converter Ultimate. Follow the steps below:
Step 1. Download and Install the ARF to MP4 Converter
Download the compatible one and install on your computer. After installation, launch the ARF to MP4 converter. From the easy-to-use interface, you can easily see the button "+". Click it and import your wanted ARF recording(s). You can also drag and drop the ARF files to the panel directly.
Step 2. Choose Output Format – MP4
In this step, you will need to choose MP4 as the output format for converting ARF recording. Click "Convert All to", you can simply find "MP4" under "Video", or directly select your target device.
Step 3. Set the Profile Settings (Optional)
Custom profile settings by clicking the gear icon in the quality column you chose just now. You can adjust the parameters of your videos as your requirements. Encoder, resolution, frame rate and bitrate can be adjusted in the pop-up window.
Step 4. Convert Your ARF Recording to MP4
This is the final step of the ARF to MP4 conversion. Please click the "Convert All" button and transfer your ARF recording to MP4. You can get your converted files in minutes.
VideoSolo Video Converter Ultimate has a super-fast conversion speed. I am sure you can soon get your MP4 video file from ARF to play on almost any device. Besides the ARF to MP4 conversion, this video converter can convert to/from many other formats you want, such as converting video to Instagram format, AVI, MOV and so on. Feel free to try.