How to download Zoom on PC: For business reasons, not having the opportunity to meet some of your customers in person, you need to organize a remote videoconference. Having never done anything like this before, you did some research on the web to find the program that best suits your needs and found that Zoom it is one of the best tools of its kind. Without thinking twice, you immediately tried to download and install it on your computer, but all your attempts did not give the desired result.
That’s the way it is, am I right? Then don’t worry: if you want, I’m here to help you and explain how to download Zoom on PC. First of all, it will be my pleasure to tell you what are the minimum requirements necessary for its operation, to be able to compare them with the specifications of your computer. Next, you will find the detailed procedure for downloading and installing the program in question on your PC and the necessary instructions to use Zoom directly from the browser.
How do you say? Is that exactly what you wanted to know? So let’s not waste any more time chatting and immediately move on to the action. Courage: make yourself comfortable, set aside five minutes of free time and dedicate yourself to reading the next paragraphs. By carefully following my instructions and trying to put them into practice, I assure you that you will be able to download and install Zoom on your computer without encountering any kind of problem. That said, all that’s left for me is to wish you a good read and a big good luck for everything!
Minimum requirements to download Zoom
Before getting to the heart of this guide and explaining, in detail, how to download Zoom on PClet me list what the minimum requirements to install the program in question on your computer.
At the time of writing this guide, Zoom is available for Windows, macOS And Linux with the following minimum requirements.
- Operating system: Windows XP SP3 and later; macOS 10.7 and later; Ubuntu 12.04 and later and other popular Linux distros (Mint, Red Hat, Fedora, ArchLinux etc.);
- Processor: Single Core at 1GHz (Dual Core at 2GHz recommended);
- RAM: 4 GB.
Also, you should know that a good Internet connection is required to use Zoom: for single conferences a connection of at least 600kbps while for group conferences you need at least one connection of 800kbps. However, an Internet connection of at least is required for HD conferences 1.2Mbps / 1.5Mbps.
How to download Zoom to PC for free
After making sure that your computer meets the characteristics I indicated in the previous lines, you are ready for download Zoom on PC for free. How to do? I’ll explain it to you right away!
How to download Zoom on Windows PC
All you need to do for download Zoom on Windows PC is to connect to the official website of the program, start the download and follow the instructions shown on the screen to install it on your computer.
To do this, start the browser installed on your PC, connected to Zoom website and click on the buttonDownload relating to Zoom client for meetings. If the site is not in Italian, translate it by selecting the language from the drop-down menu located at the bottom of the page, on the right.
Once the download is complete, double-click the .exe file obtained and press the button Yup, to allow the program to make changes to your computer and start the automatic Zoom installation. Wait, then, for the progress bar visible under the item Installing reach 100% and that’s it.
If all went well, you should see the main Zoom screen. At this point, choose the option for join a meeting already existing e Log into log into your account and create a new conference (or join meetings organized by other users using your profile).
In the latter case, enter your details in the fields insert your email And Enter your password and click on the button Log in, to login. If, on the other hand, you don’t have a Zoom account yet, choose the option Sign up for freeto connect to the official Zoom site and create one.
How do you say? You are wondering how to download Zoom on Windows 10 PC? In this case, you should know that Zoom is not available as an application on the Microsoft Store and that the procedure I indicated in the previous lines to download and install the program in question is the same for all versions of Windows that support it.
Having said that, I would like to point out that for Windows 10 it is available Controllers for Zoom Roomsa free application designed primarily for devices Android And iPhone / iPad which allows you to use the device on which the app in question is installed to manage your conference.
You must know, however, that to use the application in question it is necessary to connect the device in use to a computer in your room and on which the software is installed Zoom Rooms for Conference Room which you can download for free from the Zoom official siteby clicking on the button Download related to the item Zoom Rooms for Conference Room.
How to download Zoom on Mac
If your intention is download Zoom on Mac, you must know that the procedure to follow is almost identical to what I have already indicated in the paragraphs dedicated to Windows. Even in this case, it is sufficient to connect to the official website of the program, start the installer download and launch the downloaded file.
To proceed, then connect to the official website of the software and click on the button Download relating to Zoom client for meetings (if the site is not in Italian, select the language from the appropriate drop-down menu located at the bottom of the page).
At this point, double-click on the file Zoom.pkg obtained, press the button Go on (twice in a row) and click on the item Install. Then enter the password of your user account on macOS and press the button Install software, to start the Zoom installation. Finally, click on the button Closeto close the window and start the program in question.
Now, if your intention is to join a conference already in progress for which you know the invitation code, choose the option for join a meeting and enter your name and the code in your possession in the appropriate fields.
Alternatively, click on the button Log inenter the data associated with your account in the fields Email address And Password and click the button again Log in, to login. By doing this, you can both access the conferences of your interest using your account and organize a new meeting yourself with Zoom. To find out more, I leave you to my guide on how to use Zoom Meeting.
How to use Zoom from a browser
In addition to downloading and installing Zoom on your computer, you should know that it is also possible to use the service in question via a browser, either directly from the official Zoom website or by downloading the extension Zoom Scheduler for Chrome And Firefox.
In the first case, connect to the official site of the service and, if your intention is to join a conference that has already started, choose the option Enter a meeting located in the top menu (if the site is in English, translate it by selecting theItalian from the drop-down menu at the bottom of the page). On the newly opened page, enter the code or link of the conference in question in the field Meeting ID or Personal Link Name and click on the button Walk into join the meeting without an account.
If, on the other hand, you want to join a conference using your account or want to organize a new meeting yourself, click the button Log inat the top right, enter the data associated with your account in the fields Email address And Password and press the button Log in, to login. If you don’t have a Zoom account yet, you can create one for free by choosing the option Sign up, it’s free.
Do you prefer to use the Zoom Scheduler extension? In this case, however, be aware that you will only be able to organize new meetings: an operation for which a Zoom account is required. Having said that, to install Zoom Scheduler, all you have to do is click on the links I indicated above and press the buttons add And Add extension on Chrome or Add to Firefox And Install on Firefox.
At this point, regardless of the browser in use, click on the icon Zoomat the top right, enter your account details in the fields Email address And Password and click on the button Sign into access your Zoom account (this must be done only the first time).
To organize a new conference, press the Zoom icon again and choose the option you are interested in from those for start a meeting And schedule a meeting. Easier than that?