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Use Cases

Record live audio and video experiences to increase the lifetime of your content or to archive for safety, monitoring, and compliance reviews.

Agora’s Recording is an add-on service that lets you capture and record streaming audio and video to meet your business needs. Choose your layout, then record separate audio and video streams, multiple streams, or even uploaded files within the stream. Finally, you can export the recorded audio or video streams, add watermarks, or use snapshots from them in real-time for content moderation.

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Agora’s Recording service gives you the flexibility and control to record interactive streaming

Flexible recording options

Single-stream recording

You can choose to record audio and video streams separately, making it easier to edit, layer, or repurpose each of them.

Multi-stream recording

Combine one or several audio or video streams in a single recording.

Customizable layout

Choose from several recorder UI templates or design your own layout; graphic control is in your hands.

Multi-sector recording

Record the whiteboard and uploaded files from an online classroom, video conference, or other event so that everything is synchronized for the viewer.

Original streams processing

You can export the original audio and video streams to process or analyze in the audio or video editor of your choice.

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Security and safety

Content moderation

Ensure participants are adhering to the behavior defined in your user agreement. Agora’s Recording feature takes frequent snapshots during recording for integration into content moderation technology that analyzes the content your users share in real-time.

Proxy support

Agora’s Real-Time Engagement Platform supports proxy services so that users can access interactive and recording features from a secure local Intranet.

Local deployment support

You can deploy voice and video recording, transmission, and storage within a LAN, to take advantage of Agora’s Real-Time Engagement Platform while meeting restrictive data security requirements.


Protect your intellectual media property with digital watermarks, including text, time stamps, static images, and other options.

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Easy to use and reliable

Automatic backup

By implementing Agora streaming recorder technology, our customers have archived over 10 billion minutes. Recordings are automatically uploaded and backed up so you can be sure you haven’t lost a minute.

Easy to embed

Agora’s Recording extension is easy to embed using a RESTful API. You can integrate, test, and deploy it within 30 minutes.

Use-case-oriented solutions

Easily adapt Agora’s Recording extension to your needs with specific solutions for online education, live event recording, and content moderation.

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Why Agora

You get all the above plus the power of Agora’s Real-Time Engagement Platform

With an intelligent global network, optimizations for mobile devices, cross-platform SDKs, and developer-centric building blocks, why would you choose anyone else?

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