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How to Edit Google Meet Recording

Google Meet has become an invaluable tool for remote communication, whether for work or personal use. One of its most useful features is the ability to record meetings, which can be great for review or for sharing with those who were unable to attend. However, these recordings can often be lengthy, and it can be time-consuming to sift through the entire video to find specific moments. This is where the editing feature comes in handy.

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Introduction

Google Meet has become an invaluable tool for remote communication, whether for work or personal use. One of its most useful features is the ability to record meetings, which can be great for review or for sharing with those who were unable to attend. However, these recordings can often be lengthy, and it can be time-consuming to sift through the entire video to find specific moments. This is where the editing feature comes in handy.

Setting Up Your Google Meet Recording

Before you can edit your Google Meet recording, you'll need to make sure it's properly set up. Here's how:

  1. Start a Google Meet as you normally would.

  2. Once the meeting has started, click on the three dots in the bottom right corner of the window.

  3. From the menu that appears, select "Record meeting."

  4. A pop-up window will appear, informing you that the meeting is being recorded. Click "Start recording."

  5. When the meeting is finished, click on the "Stop recording" button in the pop-up window.

Finding Your Google Meet Recording

Now that your Google Meet has been recorded, it's time to find it. Here's how:

  1. Open Google Drive.

  2. On the left side of the screen, click on the "Meet recordings" folder.

  3. Your recorded Google Meet should be here, along with any other recorded Meet sessions you have.

Editing Your Google Meet Recording

Now that you've found your recorded Google Meet, it's time to start editing! Here's how:

  1. Open the recorded Google Meet in Google Drive.

  2. Click on the three dots in the top right corner of the window.

  3. From the menu that appears, select "Open with," then choose "Google Meet."

  4. The recording will now open in Google Meet. Click on the three dots in the bottom right corner of the window.

  5. From the menu that appears, select "Edit recording."

The Edit Recording Window

The edit recording window is where the magic happens. Here, you can trim, split, and delete sections of your recorded Google Meet to create a polished, professional-grade video.

Trimming

To trim a section of your recorded Google Meet, follow these steps:

  1. Drag the sliders on either side of the timeline to the points where you want the trim to begin and end.

  2. Click on the "Trim" button.

  3. The section of the recording outside of the trimmed area will be deleted.

Splitting

To split your recorded Google Meet into multiple sections, follow these steps:

  1. Drag the red marker on the timeline to the point where you want to split the video.

  2. Click on the "Split" button.

  3. The video will be split into two sections at the point where the marker was placed.

Deleting

To delete a section of your recorded Google Meet, follow these steps:

  1. Drag the sliders on either side of the timeline to the points where you want the deletion to begin and end.

  2. Click on the "Delete" button.

  3. The selected section of the recording will be deleted.

Advanced Editing

Now that you know the basics of editing your Google Meet recording, it's time to delve into some of the more advanced features.

Adding Annotations

One useful feature is the ability to add annotations to your recording. This can be helpful for adding explanations or clarifications to certain sections of the video. To add an annotation, follow these steps:

  1. In the edit recording window, drag the red marker to the point where you want to add the annotation.

  2. Click on the "Annotate" button.

  3. A text box will appear. Type in your annotation, then click "Save."

  4. The annotation will be added to the video at the point where the marker was placed.

Adding Audio

Another advanced feature is the ability to add audio to your recording. This can be useful for adding background music or for replacing the original audio with a different recording. To add audio, follow these steps:

  1. In the edit recording window, click on the "Audio" tab.

  2. Click on the "Add audio" button.

  3. Select the audio file you want to add from your computer.

  4. The audio file will be added to the recording. You can adjust the volume and placement of the audio using the sliders and markers provided.

Exporting Your Edited Recording

Once you're satisfied with your edited recording, it's time to export it. To do this, follow these steps:

  1. In the edit recording window, click on the "Export" button.

  2. Select the file format you want to use (MP4, MOV, or AVI).

  3. Choose a location to save the exported file on your computer.

  4. Click "Export."

Conclusion

Editing your Google Meet recordings can save you time and effort, and help you create professional-grade videos. Whether you're trimming out unnecessary sections, splitting the video into multiple parts, or adding annotations and audio, the editing features provided by Google Meet have got you covered. So go forth, dear reader, and take your Google Meet recordings to the next level!

How Aspect Can Help

If the idea of manually editing your Google Meet recordings seems daunting, or if you're looking for a more efficient way to review and analyze your interviews, Hume may be the solution you're looking for. Aspect is an interview intelligence platform that records, transcribes, and summarizes interviews to help hiring teams move faster while having access to more objective data.

With Aspect, you can easily record and transcribe your Google Meet interviews, saving you the hassle of doing it manually. The transcriptions are highly accurate, allowing you to easily search and navigate through the interview to find specific moments or keywords.

But Aspect doesn't stop there. It also provides a summary of the interview, highlighting the most important points and making it easy to review and share with your team. This can be especially useful for larger hiring teams, as it allows everyone to quickly get up to speed on the interview without having to watch the entire recording.

In addition to its recording and transcription features, Asect also offers tools to help interviewers improve their performance. Its AI-powered feedback system can analyze an interviewer's body language and language patterns, providing recommendations for improvement.

Overall, Aspect is a valuable tool for anyone looking to streamline their interview process and make better hiring decisions. So, it can definitely help you with your Google Meet recordings.

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