[Best Ways] How to Record a Zoom Meeting on PC/Mac/iOS/Android

Summary: If you frequently make the video conferencing in Zoom, you may have the need to record some important Zoom meetings. Whether you want to record online Zoom meeting with its built-in video recorder, or eager to find some other tools to get the job done, you can easily find what you need in this post.

"Is there a third party software to record Zoom or BlueJeans app meetings/conferences?"

"I often make video conferencing in Zoom with my clients, and sometimes, I want to record and share some specific Zoom meetings. Can I directly record Zoom meeting? Or is there any good recorder recommendation?"

Record a Zoom Meeting

Zoom is a very popular online meeting providing service which enables you to make video conferences, virtual meetings, webinars and more with ease. It has the capability to host up to 100 participants at the same time. That's way many company meetings or demonstrations are held in Zoom.

Zoom offers two kinds of recording ways, cloud recording and local recording. Surely, you can record Zoom meeting with third-party recording apps. This post will show you how to save the video conferences in Zoom with different solutions.

Part 1: Record Zoom meeting with its built-in recorder

As it mentioned above, Zoom offers two recording options. Cloud recording way is automatically enabled for paid subscribers. And local recording can be used by both free and paid users.

There are some differences between these two Zoom meeting recording ways. Cloud recording enables you to capture video, audio, and chat text to the Zoom Cloud. After that, you can easily download or stream the recorded Zoom video conferences. Local recording allows you to record video and audio locally on your computer or shared network drive through Vimeo or Youtube.

Steps to make Zoom video conferencing recording

Firstly, you need to enable the cloud and local recording feature.

Navigate to the Zoom site and log into your account. Find and click on the Account Settings option.

Click the Cloud Recording or Local Recording option on the Recording tab. Make sure this Zoom recording feature is enabled.

Record Zoom Meeting with Its Built-in Recorder

Step 1 Start a video meeting in Zoom as the host.

Note: Only the meeting host can record a Zoom meeting by default. But the meeting host can allow specific users to capture the meeting content through the Manage Participants panel.

Step 2 You will find a Record button and click on it. There will be window prompts you Record on this Computer or Record to the Cloud if you are a paid user.

Record Zoom Meeting with Its Built-in Recorder

Step 3 The recording process will be automatically starts and you can see a recording indicator in the top-left corner. After recording, the captured Zoom video will be saved in MP4 format.

Part 2: Professional way to record Zoom meeting on PC/Mac

As you can see from above, only the Zoom meeting host and some specific participants are allowed to record the video conference content. If you want to freely capture anything displayed on the screen, you should pay more attention to this part.

Here we sincerely introduce you with a powerful screen and audio recorder to help you record the Zoom meeting with high output quality. Compared with the Zoom built-in recorder, it can bring more control of the meeting recording.

Aiseesoft Screen Recorder For Mac

Step 1 Launch Zoom meeting recorder

First, you can free download and install this powerful Zoom meeting recording software on your computer. Then launch it and start the Zoom meeting.

Zoom Meeting Screen Recorder

Step 2 Adjust recording settings

When you enter the Zoom meeting recorder, choose the Video Recorder option. Then you can adjust the recording area according the Zoom meeting.

Zoom Meeting Screen Recorder Settings

This Zoom meeting recorder enables you to capture sound from system audio and microphone. You are suggested to turn on both sound source to make sure capture all audio in the Zoom meeting.

Step 3 Record a Zoom meeting

Click the REC button to start recording the Zoom meeting. You can get full control of the whole recording and handily pause, re-start and stop the recording. The captured Zoom meeting video will be saved in any popular video format based on your setting.

Part 3: How to record a meeting in Zoom on Android

If you are an Android user and often hold a Zoom meeting on your Android device, you can take the following guide to record a Zoom meeting.

Step 1 Open Zoom app and enter a Zoom meeting on your Android device.

Step 2 If you are a host, you can directly start the recording by tapping the Record button. Or you need to tap Participants and then Record button to capturing the meeting.


Step 3 You can tap the screen and the tap the Stop Recording button to stop and end the Zoom meeting recording.

Record Zoom Meeting on Android

If you are an iOS user and want to make a Zoom call recording, you can rely on the screen recording feature in iOS 11 and iOS 12. For more details, you can click here to record iPhone screen.

After reading this post, you can easily record a Zoom meeting on your computer or portable iOS/Android device. If you have any better Zoom video conference recorder app recommendation, you can leave us a message in the comment.

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August 02, 2018 10:18 / Posted by to Media Recorder