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How to Record Zoom Meetings

Last updated on July 30, 2019 by Bryan

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How to Record Zoom Meetings

In the past, in order to have a meeting with a group of people, they must set a schedule and meet face to face. However, as technology advanced, it became possible to hold a meeting using a PC or a smartphone. One application that offers this kind of service is Zoom, which is a popular choice of many. There are times when the topic of the meeting is so important that you need to remember everything being discussed, and you want to record Zoom meeting for viewing later. One advantage of having online meetings, is that you can record the whole proceedings without having to worry about forgetting anything. Continue reading to know how to capture Zoom meeting on different platforms.

Record Zoom Meeting with Screen Grabber Pro (Win/Mac)

The most used version of Zoom is its PC version which is compatible with both Windows and Mac. One way to record Zoom meeting is by using a screen recorder like Acethinker Screen Grabber Pro, a perfect tool for the job. The tool works great with both Windows and Mac device, although the interface is different for each operating system. This tool offers seamless and smooth screen recording, which ensures high quality videos every time. The tool is equipped with a highly intuitive interface which makes it a user-friendly tool. Here are the steps on how to use Screen Grabber Pro to record Zoom meeting.

Step1 Download and install the tool

Get the installer of Screen Grabber Pro by clicking the download buttons below. Run it on the PC and follow the setup wizard to properly install the tool.

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Step2 Launch the tool

Once successfully installed, launch the tool and the home screen will appear.

tool interface

Step3 Join the meeting

Go to the website of Zoom or click the link above, select “Join a meeting” and enter the meeting ID then click “Join.”

join the meeting

Step4 Select recording mode and start recording

Once you are in the meeting, switch back to the tool and click the down arrow next to the “Record” button. From the drop down menu, select between the recording modes available and start the recording process. “Region” allows you to record a specific part of the screen, while “Full Screen” covers the entire screen.

select the recording mode

Step5 Make annotations

While recording is ongoing, you can add notes to the screen which will appear on the recording. From the recording toolbar, which houses the “Pause” and “Stop” buttons, look for the “Pen” icon and click it. The drawing panel will appear, and select from the available options to add to the recording.

annotate while recording

Step6 Stop the recording

When the meeting is finished, click the “Stop” button to end the recording process and save the video.

stop the recording

Step7 Play and locate the video

The video is available to watch from the “Preview Panel” of the tool. Simply select the video, and click the “Play” button, to locate the video, click the “Open Folder” button.

preview panel

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Record Zoom Meeting with iPhone Screen Recorder (iOS)

There are ways to record Zoom meeting from your iOS device, one way is by using Acethinker iPhone Screen Recorder. This tool is one of the few working iOS screen recorders, that provides clear and seamless recording. Listed below, are the steps to use iPhone Screen Recorder for your Zoom meetings.

Step1 Get the installer

First, download the installer by clicking the buttons below, and run it on your PC.

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Step2 Open the tool

Make sure to connect both the PC and iOS device to the same WiFi network. Next step is to open the tool to reach the main interface.

tool interface

Step3 Connect the iOS device

Launch the “Command Center” from the iOS device by swiping upwards from the bottom part of the device. Next, tap the “Screen Mirroring” option and select the PC.

connect the ios device

Step4 Start recording Zoom on iOS

Once the iOS screen is casted on the PC, start recording by clicking the “Record” button and launch Zoom.

launch zoom mobile application

Step5 Finish the recording process

Once the meeting is over, finish the recording process by clicking the “Stop” button. The file will be automatically saved on the default folder of the tool.

end the recording process

Step6 Watch the video

The folder that contains the recorded video will appear after clicking the “Stop” button. Play it directly from the folder using your default media player.

watch the video

Capture Zoom Meeting with Icecream Screen Recorder (Windows)

Another tool that can record Zoom meeting is Icecream Screen Recorder. This tool offers high quality video output because of its smooth recording features. The tool works for both Windows and Mac as well so both users can record their Zoom meetings anytime. However, on the free trial version of the tool, there are limitations like a watermark on the video and a 5 minute limit to every recording. On the other hand, it is still worth trying and below are the step to use Icecream Screen Recorder to record online meetings.

Step1 Install Icecream Screen Recorder

Acquire the installer package from its official website and then install it on your PC.

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Step2 Start the tool

Launch the tool and click the “Capture Video” option.

capture video

Step3 Record the meeting

Join the Zoom meeting on your desktop and switch back to the tool. Click the “Record” button on the toolbar, and select the window that you want to record.

start recording

Step4 Make notes and save the recording

From the recording toolbar, you can and “Stop” the recording when the meeting is over to save the file. Also, you can add annotations during the recording by clicking the “Draw” button.

annotate and save the file

Step5 Play the video

Watch the video from the “Preview Panel” by clicking the video and the “Play” button.

play the video


There are many reasons why people, want to learn how to record Zoom meeting. Some do it to better absorb the topic of the meeting by going over the discussion. Others do it to keep records of the meeting to get more information. That is why it is essential to have a simple and robust recording tools. With the tools mentioned above, it is sure that all your screen recording needs will be fulfilled without any problems. This is vital, especially when you are recording important events like a Zoom meeting.

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