The record function records (parts) of the composition output or advanced output to disk and can immediately imports this movie back into Arena or Avenue if needed. All this is done without interrupting the video output.


Before you start recording, you need to go to the recording tab of the Preferences window and select the folder that you would like recorded files to be stored in.

By default the files are stored in Documents/Resolume Arena/Recorded

Record Panel

All things related to recording in Arena and Avenue happen in the Record Panel.
If the Record Panel is not visible in your interface, you can navigate to  View --> Show Recordings.

The big "record" button starts and stops the recording depending on your Start and Duration settings.

The Source controls which part of the composition you want to record. You could be recording the entire composition, a specific layer, a specific group or the Crossfader. Additionally, you can record screens from the Advanced Output. 

Media controls whether you are recording video, audio or both.

The "After Recording" determines what should happen after the recording process has ended. You can choose to do nothing, or place the recorded movie onto an empty clip.

Preset is used to select a recording preset. We have made a bunch of presets to suit all your codec and quality needs. But if that doesn't tickle your pickle you can use the cogwheel next to the preset to jump to the recording preferences to create your own preset.

With the default preset the recorded video files are Quicktime, with the DXV3 codec at normal quality. The audio files are in uncompressed WAV format.

The Start and Duration settings allow you to have full control over the recording process. You can manually control the recording or let time or the BPM take control. 

That was pretty simple huh? The movie you just recorded is saved to disk.

Note that recording does not interrupt your mixing or the video output so go ahead and go crazy on the effects and layers while you are recording.

To 4K and beyond

The recorder is super fast but of course it still depends on your hardware and what you're doing, but generally you'll have to push it pretty hard to make it run out of memory or get it to stop otherwise. 

This bad boy will keep on trucking, even at 4K and beyond.

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