How to Take a Google Meet Record on Windows/Mac

How to Take a Google Meet Record on Windows/Mac

During the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s doubtlessly safer to have an online meeting rather than meet your colleagues in person. For such a reason, remote meetings are raging these days. Among a large number of remote meeting platforms, many users prefer Google Meet.

In some cases, you may need to make a record for the remote meeting on Google Meet either for review or for those who could not join the meeting on time. We see there is a great demand for a guide to do it. Therefore, we are writing this guide on how to record Google Meet on Windows/Mac

Record Google Meet

Record Google Meet

Part 1: Record Google Meet in Original Quality

The best way to get a high-quality Google Meet record is to use a professional screen capture program. AnyMP4 Screen Recorder can work as a reliable Google Meet recording tool. It helps you record Google Meet live in original image quality without slowing down your system a little bit. After the Google Meet recording, you can also use it to edit the recorded video easily.

Key Features

Steps to record Google Meet in original quality

Step 1. Free download, install, and run the AnyMP4 Screen Recorder on your computer. In the main interface, you need to click the Video Recorder for Google Meet recording.

Video Recorder B

Step 2. Next you need to customize the recording area. The easiest way is to click the Full button for a full-screen Google Meet recording. Here you can also freely select a specific area to record.

Custom Recording Area

Step 3. Don’t forget to toggle the System Sound and Microphone switches on. Besides, you can turn off the Webcam in the screen capturer if you want to turn on your camera in the Google Meet. Turning on both of them will cause two webcam windows to show in the record.

Customize Audio Settings

When you think the settings are well customized, you can click the REC button on the right side. After a 3-second countdown, the Google Meet recording will start. Then you can shift to the Google Meet window.

Step 4. When the recording is going on, you can use the toolbar beneath the recording area.

The camera icon is for taking a snapshot.

Recording Take Screenshot

You can also leave some instructions such as drawing, circle, arrow, line, and words, in your Google Meet record. Just click the pencil icon.

Writing Icon

Here you can add instructions freely. When you want the marks to disappear from your screen, click the dustbin icon.

Clear Effects

Step 5. The Stop button is shown in the picture below. You can click it to finish the Good Meet recording.

Finish Recording

The Stop button will present you the preview and edit interface. Here you can:

Preview Video

At last, just click the Save button. The Google Meet record will be saved on your computer.

Part 2: Use the Built-in Google Meet Recorder

If you don’t want to manually record Google Meet, you can use the built-in meeting recording feature while the meeting is going on. When the meeting is over, the Google Meet record will be saved to your Google Drive. However, this method has several limitations:

Steps to record Google Meet using the built-in recorder

Step 1. Go to https://meet.google.com/ in your browser and click the New meeting button to start a new meeting.

Click New Metting Button On Google Meet Website

Step 2. Click the More button (that three dots icon).

Google Meet More Button For Recording

Now you can click the Record meeting button to start the recording. Note that this operation will prompt the platform to ask for consent from other participants.

Record A Session In Google Meet

Step 3. When the meeting is over, the Google Meet record will be automatically saved to your Google Drive. You can go to My Drive – Meet Recordings to download it.

Where to Download The Google Meet Record

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Part 3: FAQs about Recording Google Meet

Can I use Google Meet for free?

Yes, you can. Free Google Meet service allows you to hold a meeting in 60 minutes containing no more than 100 participants.

Who can join my call on Google Meet?

Everyone can join your call as long as they have the link to your call. Besides, participants will need to sign in to Google Meet with their Google accounts before joining the call.

Can I record Google Meet on my smartphone?

Yes, you can. But mobile Google Meet app cannot support you to record Google Meet. You need to use the screen recording functionality built in your operating system or install and use 3rd party screen capturer apps.

Conclusion

This passage talks about 2 methods to record Google Meet on Windows and Mac. The best way to do it is to use AnyMP4 Screen Recorder which enables you to control everything in your hands. The built-in Google Meet recorder is also ok. But using it to record Google Meet requires consent from all participants, and you have to wait a while to retrieve the record from Google Drive. Do you have any better solution for Google Meet recording? Let us know in the comments.

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June 01, 2021 08:10

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