Users can trim the beginning and end of a Zoom recording. To remove the beginning or end of a Zoom recording, follow the steps below.

  1. Log in to your Zoom account. All UM System campus users will log in at either or
  2. Click on the Recordings button located in the left navigation panel (See Fig. 1). 
    Figure 1: Click on the Recordings button.
  3. Search for the recording or locate it in the list.
  4. Click on the title of the recording.
  5. Click on the thumbnail of the video (see Fig. 2) to open the recording in a new window. 
    Figure 2: Click on the video thumbnail.
  6. When the new window opens, click on the Scissor icon (see Fig. 3) in the player menu.
    IMPORTANTThis will not affect the original recording. If you enable downloads, viewers will have access to the full-length recording and all relevant files, including audio transcripts, chat and subtitles. 
    Figure 3: Click on the Scissor icon to set the playback range.
  7. Locate the sliders (see Fig. 4) at the beginning and end of the timeline. Drag the sliders left or right to set the new playback range. 
    Figure 4: Drag the sliders to set the new playback start and endpoints.
  8. Click the Save button.

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