Your recording files are saved on your computer when you use Local Recording. Local recordings cannot be uploaded to Zoom. Zoom’s cloud recording is the only way to save video to the cloud.
If you live in a country where access to the local recording is restricted, you can upload your recording to a cloud storage or content/learning management platform like Dropbox or Google Drive and share it with others.
When saving or sharing meeting files, it is recommended that you use a unique file name, and that you do not use terms such as Zoom, Personal Meeting Room, or My Meeting when naming the file.
Prerequisites for sharing a local recording
- Version 3.5 or higher of the Zoom desktop client
How to share a local recording
You can locate the recording files on your computer by following these steps:
- Access Zoom by signing in.
- Select Meetings from the menu.
- The Recorded tab will appear.
- The recording of the meeting you wish to view can be accessed by clicking Open. A new window will open with the recording files of the meeting. You will be presented with an MP4 file containing the video of the meeting.
Note: You will only see the Open button if the meeting contains a cloud recording.
- Please upload the MP4 file to a cloud storage or video streaming service such as Dropbox, Box, Google Drive, YouTube, or Vimeo.