How to record a free zoom video call: 5 easy steps


Zoom is currently one of the most used video calling platforms in the world. Currently, the popular video calling platform is used by millions of users worldwide, especially students to join online classes and working professionals to regularly e-meet with their colleagues.

Zoom offers a variety of interesting features such as scheduling meetings, end-to-end encryption, password protection, and more. One of the most used and popular features of Zoom is the record option. Zoom, like many other top video calling platforms, allows users to record video calls on the platform and save them locally to a PC.

If you are a Zoom user and want to record a video call on the platform and save it to your device, here are 5 easy steps to do it.

How to record zoom calls

Step 1: Start the zoom meeting as the host first. Notice that only the host gets the ability to record calls.

Step 2: Click on the Record Options display on the screen.

Step 3: Participants and organizers will see the record option in the top left corner of the screen.

Step 4: After the meeting, Zoom will convert the recording and you will be able to access the file.

Step 5: Once the conversion process is complete, the folder containing the recording file will open. It should be noted that, by default, the audio / video file name will be Zoom_0.mp4 and only the audio file name will be audio_only.m4a.

How to turn off zoom meeting recording

Step 1: You can click the Pause / Stop recording option at the bottom of the screen to pause / pause the zoom call recording.

Step 2: Once the recording is paused, an indicator will appear in the meeting.

Step 3: To resume recording, click the Resume Recording option.

Step 4: After stopping recording, you can access local recording files on your PC.

Tips to remember

-Local recording is free and available for paid users

-Local recording allows participants to record meeting video and audio locally on a computer

-Recorded files are stored on the host’s computer

-Recorded files can be uploaded to file storage services on streaming services like Dropbox, Google Drive, or YouTube or Vimeo

-Video calls can only be recorded in the Zoom Desktop client for Windows 2.0, MacOS or Linux version 2.0 or higher.

Local recording is not supported on iOS and Android.

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