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Recording formats Follow

Overview

Zoom local recording and cloud recording save recording in MP4 (video), M4A (audio) and txt (chat) formats.

  • With Version 3.5 and above, the MP4 recording is a single-resolution with fixed frame rate format to ensure better compatibility with media players.
  • Versions prior to 3.5 are created using individual MP4 files and multi-resolution with variable frame rate format.

Your Recording

After a recording is completed, click the Meetings tab in the Zoom desktop client and then Recorded to open the location of the recording on your computer.

If the meeting was recorded without any breaks or the recording being stopped, the full length recording will be stored as seen here

However, if you click Stop Recording then Start Recording again, the recording will be saved in multiple segments.

In this folder 'zoom_0' would be the recording until the first stop, and 'zoom_1' would be the recording after the first stop.