How to download a shared ZOOM recording


Zoom Meetings for desktop and mobile provide virtual meeting tools to make every meeting a great one. It is a very secure, reliable video platform that powers all of your communication needs, including meetings, chats, phones, webinars, and online events. Here are some guides I have written on Zoom: How to update Zoom Desktop Client on macOS, how to stop Zoom App from launching automatically at startup on Mac, and how to install Zoom on macOS Big Sur, Mojave, Catalina, High Sierra, and Capitan, and how to install and configure Jitsi video conferencing server on Ubuntu.

Note: Zoom meetings can easily be recorded by the host or the guests as long as the host has allowed guests to record them. The file is recorded and saved in an mp4 format. But since it is a video file and oftentimes too large to send by email, the host of the meeting will place it on their share drive and allow you access.

Recently, a link was shared with me and there was a need to download it. In this article, I will be showing you how to download a recorded Zoom session, assuming someone has already recorded the Zoom meeting and they have provided you with the link and you want to download it. Here are some other related guides: How to remove a user from a Slack Channel, how to unlink FaceTime from Mac, How to deactivate a Slack workspace, and how to stop Cisco Webex Meetings from starting up automatically on macOS,

Download Shared Zoom Recording

At the time of writing this piece, you can only download the recorded Zoom sessions from Mozilla Firefox. To do this, kindly follow the steps listed below.

Launch the browser “Mozilla Firefox“. If you do not have it, kindly download it from the hyperlink. Next, place the cursor on the video, and press the “Shift + Right-click” as shown in the image below. I a using a Mac device!


This shortcut key combination will display the context menu as shown below.


From the drop-down list that appears, select save video as option, and that is all.

I hope you found this blog post helpful. If you have any questions, please let me know in the comment session.

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8 months ago

It really work :). Thank you

8 months ago
Reply to  Tom

I am glad you found it useful. Cheers…

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