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Share or stream a video clip during meeting

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Streaming video clips during Zoom meetings are intriguing ways to elevate the virtual learning experience. These video resources serve as helpful tools, capable of simplifying complex topics and providing supplementary educational content to enhance your presentations.

Starting a screen share

1. Begin by locating Share Screen button located in your Zoom task bar.

share screen in zoom

2. Then, you will be presented with options to share your screen. Select the screen you want to share.

Be sure to check mark the two boxes to Share Computer Sound and Optimize for full-screen video clip. Otherwise participants may not be able to hear the video, or see it.

share computer sound and optimize full screen

3. Click Share Screen.

4. Start playing your video in full-screen while sharing your screen.

Optimizing for full-screen video while screen sharing

You can also do this while screen sharing, if you forgot to check the boxes.

1. Click More in the Zoom task bar.

optimize full screen while sharing

2. Click Share Computer Sound and Optimize Share for Full-screen Video Clip.

Additional Resources

Want to take advantage of other Zoom features? Visit our guides to learn how to update other Zoom options.

Need help with something else? Contact Zoom support or your local or district IT help desk.


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