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You may want to record Zoom videos so that the entire agenda you have discussed in the meeting can be viewed a couple of times to take notes, reconfirm and practice the details. Or, you need to record the entire webniar and share it with the attendees who couldn’t be there.
Recording a Zoom meeting is simple as long as you have access to the right tools. And that’s what you are going to learn here. The following sections explain how to record Zoom meetings with the free screen recorder from Media.io, rather than relying on the built-in recording feature that Zoom has.
The best thing about the Media.io screen recorder is that even if you use a free account, the output files do not have any promotional watermark. Furthermore, you can edit the recorded Zoom videos using its built-in video editor and decorate them with various filters, transition effects, stickers, and elements.

How to Record Zoom Meetings Even without Permission?

Launch Zoom on your computer, start or join a Zoom meeting, and set up the audio and video configurations so that you can actively participate in the conference. Now follow the steps below to record a Zoom meeting video with Media.io:

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    Step 1: Setting up Media.io for Recording

    Click the Record Zoom Now button on this page to launch this free Zoom Recorder. Select the Screen Recording tile on the box that comes up, configure microphone settings from the Recording Inputs section, and click REC.

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    Step 2: Start Recording Zoom Meeting

    Switch to the Window tab from the top and select the Zoom Meeting window, click the Share button to start the Zoom video session recording.

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    Step 3: Stop Recording and Export the Video File

    Once the meeting is over, click Stop button to stop the recording. And the recorded Zoom meeting video will be saved in .WEBM format to your local file automatically.
    Edit the Zoom meeting recordings , transcribe it to add subtitles, etc.

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Why Use Media.io Screen Recorder to Record Zoom Meetings

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Record Zoom Meetings with the Audio

Record Zoom meetings along with the audio without any additional app or advanced-level configuration. Once you start the recording, anything that is visible or audible within the Zoom app is captured uninterruptedly.

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Record Unlimited Meetings Even without Permission

No need to ask permission to record the meeting or any conference using the Media.io screen recorder. Join an existing Zoom meeting or start a new one, and begin screen recording without even letting anyone know that the session is being recorded.

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Edit and Share Your Zoom Recordings

Edit the recorded Zoom meeting videos with the in-built video editor. Trimming, cropping, applying transition effects, adding background music, etc., to make the final video look professional and engaging.

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Multiple Recording Modes

You can record the webcam & screen simultaneously or record the webcam or screen only. In addition, the screen recorder offers various capturing modes that allow you to record the whole Chrome tab, entire screen, or a particular window.

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Record without Watermark

No watermark on the recorded and edited Zoom meeting video, even with a free Media.io account. The produced recordings can be distributed for professional purposes.

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Record Zoom on Any Device

Media.io screen recorder works on the web browser, so any device such as Windows, Mac, Linux, and Chromebook that supports Zoom and has Google Chrome or other browsers can conveniently record Zoom meetings with it.

Although you can record Zoom meetings regardless of the app’s subscription type (paid or free) you have, the program has certain limitations, such as: by default, only the host can record Zoom meetings; and as a participant/attendee, you must request the host of the meeting to permit you to record Zoom and the host knows when you’re recording the meeting as your icon indicates this through a recording symbol in their participants list.
To overcome these restrictions, use the Media.io screen recorder to capture anything that appears on Zoom meetings regardless of the platform of your computer or the operating system it has.

FAQs About Recording Zoom Meeting Videos

  • Yes, if you are using Media.io screen recorder, you can record Zoom conferences and meetings without requesting any permission from the host whatsoever. However, it is imperative to check the cyber laws and legal policies of the region of your residence. In some countries, it might be illegal to record such conferences or meetings without bringing your act to the knowledge of all the participants and attendees.

  • Yes, you can. However, if you want to do so from within the Zoom application itself, you need permission from the host of the meeting. On the other hand, no permission is required from anyone while using Media.io’s Screen Recorder tool, and you can start right away.

  • As a participant, you must request the host either via chat or verbally during an ongoing meeting session to grant you recording permission.

  • To grant a participant permission to record Zoom meetings, you must be the host. As a host, you must click Participants, hover the mouse over the attendee who you want to grant recording permission, click the More option that appears, and click Allow Record. Also, you can click Forbid Record to revoke recording permission from that participant.

  • The Zoom mobile app allows you to record the Zoom meeting or webinar to the Zoom cloud only, which means it is not possible to record the Zoom meetings locally on your iPhone or Android devices. But, you can use the in-built screen recorder on your mobile device or use some recording apps to record the Zoom meeting video on your phones.

  • I have met the same problem before. I was the host, but the Record button is missing on my Setting panel. Later I figured out that was caused by the Local recording option being disabled on my account settings. Follow the steps below to fix it.
    1. Log in to your Zoom account on the web, and then go to the Settings under Personal: https://zoom.us/profile/setting.
    2. Switch to the Recording tab and enable the Local Recording option.
    3. Restart the Zoom app to check if the Recording menu appears on the Settings panel.

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I run my business where I have to do several online meetings in a week. Thanks to Media.io as it allows me to record Zoom conferences regardless of who the host is. Sometimes I even record our conferences secretly so I can see how the staff behaves when I leave the desk for a while. Shhhh...

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We are a company that regularly needs to train our employees on updated desktop software that we use to complete our daily tasks. Although we can spend some money and buy paid screen recording software, we ditched that part for now as Media.io is doing a great job for us.

Allen Dulles
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I am a school teacher and during pre-COVID times, I was doing quite well. However, after the pandemic struck the world, things got upset. I didn’t want to invest my savings in buying anything that was not quite necessary, but again, I had to give online classes and provide notes to the students. Thanks to Screen Recorder by Media.io as I can now record and edit my class videos for free.

Lily Chan
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We are a team and create computer DIY stuff. Every application that we tried either imposed a watermark or lacked good editing tools. Upon conducting an online search, we stumbled upon Media.io and noticed that it has a Screen Recorder tool too. Once we used it, we never looked back.

Douglas White
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I was kind of fed up with the disbalance the recording apps have. Some that were good were quite expensive, the cheaper ones weren’t that efficient in recording as they lack some important features. With Media.io Screen Recorder, I got a perfect solution and now I can create training videos for my employees, and record our Zoom meeting videos for backup.

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