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How to Edit a Zoom Recording

How to Edit a Zoom Recording

These step-by-step instructions provide instructors with the process to trim the beginning and/or the ending of Zoom recordings saved to the cloud.  When removing a portion of the beginning and/or ending of the Zoom recording, viewers will be able to watch the recording only within the set playback range through the shared link.  The original recording will not be affected.

      1. Sign in to Zoom.us using your email and password.

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Sign into Zoom.us

      2. Select Recordings on the left bar.

      3. Select the appropriate meeting title under the Topic list.  Change the dates to display previous recordings not on the list.

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Select Recording

      4. Press the Play icon in the center of the recording image.

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Press Play Button

      5. Press the Scissors icon on the bottom right of the screen, when the video displays.

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Press Scissors Button

      6. Select the play arrows on the beginning and/or ending of the recording to the desired start and finish times.  Press the Save button.

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Trim Recording

      7. Return to the main Zoom screen.  Select the Copy shareable link button.  Provide this link to students through Brightspace.

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Copy Link for Students

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