Uploading an .mp4 File (Zoom recording, etc.) to MiVideo for Long-Term Hosting


Zoom, MiVideo


  • How do I upload my Zoom cloud or local recording for long-term hosting?
  • How do I upload an .mp4 file to MiVideo for long-term hosting?


MiVideo is the university's long-term video hosting and sharing service. Learn more about MiVideo.

  1. Make sure you have your .mp4 file you want to upload downloaded on your computer
    • For Zoom cloud recordings: navigate to https://umich.zoom.us/recording, click More next to the recording you wish to download, then click Download. Find the recording files in your Downloads folder.
    • For Zoom local recordings: open the Zoom app on the computer you used to record, click Meetings at the top, click Recordings in the upper left, find the recording in the list and click on it, then click Open to show the location of the recording on your computer.
  2. Navigate to https://www.mivideo.it.umich.edu/
  3. Click Login in the upper right and sign in with U-M Weblogin
  4. Click Add New in the upper right
  5. Click Media Upload
  6. Click Choose a file to upload
  7. Select the .mp4 file from step 1 and Open
  8. Complete the fields as desired
  9. Save
    Note: Depending on recording quality settings, videos can take as much as 10-15 times the duration of the recording to be appear in your course
  10. Recommended: order captions once your video is done uploading
    Note: caption files from Zoom cannot be uploaded in MiVideo; the recommended process is to request new captions in MiVideo
  11. Learn more about MiVideo editing tools

Additional Information


Article ID: 4838
Fri 4/9/21 1:52 PM
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