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Can you record Zoom with a free account?

Can you record Zoom on free account? Refer to this post and learn how to record Zoom meetings for free with or without Zoom.

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“Can I record a Zoom meeting with a free account? I’m using the basic version of Zoom and want to record a meeting using the app. Is it possible?”

Yes, you can record Zoom with a free account. Zoom offers a local recording feature for both free and paid users. This option allows you to record meetings up to 40 minutes per meeting for free. As long as you are the host, you can record meetings on Zoom with your free account.

Besides, there are third-party screen recorders that allow you to record Zoom meetings for free, such as OBS Studio, ShareX, and SurFlex Online Free Screen Recorder. Among these options, the SurFlex is the easiest solution. It enables you to record meetings in HD via a browser, without any cost, watermark, or time limit.

To screen record on Zoom for free:

  1. Open a browser and visit SurFlex.
  2. Choose Screen and System Sound and click Start Recording.
  3. Depending on the Zoom version you use, choose to record the Zoom tab in the browser or the entire screen.
  4. Click Share to start the Zoom recording.

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