Echo360 (EchoVideo): Zoom Video Integration with Echo360


The Echo360 video integration with Zoom video conferencing platform will automatically copy (Pro account only) cloud recordings to Echo360 and provides the capability to create Zoom meeting links within Echo360, allowing students access to join the Zoom meeting.

Important Notes on Zoom and Echo360 Integration:
  • If you have a Zoom pro account and an Echo360 account, any Zoom cloud recording will automatically copy to your Echo360 library.
  • If you have a Zoom personal account, you can manually download your cloud recording from Zoom, then upload to Echo360, see how to manually download Zoom recording.

Zoom Cloud Recordings Automatically Copy to Echo360

Inside of Zoom, create the meeting as normal and join the meeting, then ensure you click "Record to Cloud", see ​​​​​Using Echo360's Zoom Integration as an Instructor.

Each cloud recording will automatically copy into your Echo360 Library with the transcript shortly after it has finished processing in Zoom. The recording will display the name of your Zoom meeting. 

Note: If you choose to record to your computer, the recording will not copy to your Library, you must choose Zoom cloud recording. Your media in Echo360 stores indefinitely, Zoom cloud recordings have a 45-day retention for Zoom recordings.

Managing media in your Echo360 account

Teach in Zoom and Share in Echo360

See how simple it is to create Zoom meetings inside of Echo360. Log into to create a Zoom meeting from within your Library or inside of your Echo360 course. Automatically import and publish video from Zoom includes short mini how-to videos.

Create a Zoom Meeting in your Library

Creates a Zoom a instant meeting and provides a link for you to share with students in Canvas or outside of Canvas. Start by clicking the Create button, then click Zoom Meeting. Add a name for your recording, then share the link.

Create a Zoom Meeting in your Echo360 Library

Learn more about creating a Zoom Meeting in Echo360.

Important Notes on using the Create Button in Echo360:
  • If you disabled automatic copying of your Zoom recordings to Echo360, you will not see Zoom Meeting in the Create button as an selection.
  • If you do not have both a Zoom pro account and an Echo360 account, you will receive an error message "Zoom account not found" when clicking on Zoom Meeting from the Create button. 

Create and Join a Zoom Meeting

Inside of your Echo360 course, click the Create button, then Zoom Meeting. Then, add a name for your class meeting, description (this is optional).

EchoVideo Create a Zoom Meeting in a Course

Students will access the Zoom meeting from the newly created class, a Zoom badge will be seen. When students click the Info link, they can join the Zoom meeting. 

Echo360 Accessing a Zoom Meeting in a Course

  • When the class meeting is finished, your recording will be seen in your Library as well as your Echo360 course.
  • Students can take Notes as they are rewatching your lecture). Notes are timestamped allowing them to go back and review. 
  • A Study Guide is created automatically when they take Notes helping them with comprehension or upcoming assessments.
  • Students can also ask questions or participate in Discussion after class directly inside of the Echo360 classroom.

Video Processing and Availability

Be patient it takes time to process to the Echo360 server, it depends on the duration of your video and where it is at in the queue with everyone else's recordings. 

Zoom Transcript(s) and ADA Compliance

Your transcript from your cloud recording created in Zoom DOES copy over with your video(s) to Echo360. Automated machine-generated Zoom transcripts are not 100% accurate, it is important if you are reusing the recording that you ensure your recording is ADA Compliant so your recording more accessible to all learners. Echo360's Transcript Editor allows you to edit your transcript for accuracy and apply Closed Captions on the video. Students can open the transcript while watching the recording, the transcript can be searched or read by a screen reader.

Note: Zoom's transcript is automated, thus the transcribed text will vary depending on sound quality, terminology used, and the accent, talking pace of the speaker.

Manually Download your Zoom Audio Transcript

If there is no transcript attached to the recording, you will need to download it manually.

  1. Log into Zoom, click "Recordings".
  2. If needed click "Cloud Recording" tab.
  3. Locate the desired recording by scrolling the list of videos or use the search bar.
  4. Click the name of your Zoom meeting to open the recording details.
  5. You should see your Recording, look for Audio Transcript, hover over it then select the download arrow  button, the file will download to your computer. 
  6. Next, log into

Manually Upload your Audio Transcript

Ensure you have downloaded the Zoom transcript prior to completing this section. 

  1. Inside of your Echo360 library, locate the video that you want to add the Zoom transcript to.
  2. Hover the video and left click with your mouse to open it.
  3. Under the video player, directly under the name of your video, click the "Details" tab, see How to upload a transcript to your media in Echo360.

Sharing Echo360 Media with Students

The Echo360 recording will not be shared with anyone unless you provide viewing permission. To share your recording with students there are two methods, you can:

Zoom Limitations

  • Audio only recordings will not automatically copy to Echo360. 
  • Echo360 will copy each recording, starting and stopping your Zoom Meeting will produce multiple recordings.
  • Recordings 5MB will not copy over automatically to your Echo360 Library, you will need to manually upload your Zoom recording to Echo360.
ITS recommends, if you want a continuous recording of your class meeting use pause instead, and then resume so that you have a single video. If desired you can trim your video into smaller segments, click-through self-paced tutorial on "Editing a Video."


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