New Updates for Chrome OS Follow

Upcoming Release

Details about upcoming releases will be posted as they become available. 


Current Release

June 12, 2017 Version: 2.5.987.612

New Features

  • Closed Caption support

    • Hosts using the Chrome client can type Closed Caption content during a meeting, or can assign a Closed Caption editor to type the content.

    • Participants using the Chrome client can type Closed Caption content if the host has assigned them to type.

    • Participants using the Chrome client can see the Closed Caption content that is typed by the host or the assigned Closed Caption editor.

Previous Releases

June 9, 2017 Version: 2.4.943.609

Resolved Issues

  • Minor bug fixes

May 8, 2017 Version: 2.4.943.510

New Features

  • Hosts can manage participants in the waiting room
    If you host a meeting from the Chrome client and your setting for Waiting room is enabled, participants automatically go to the waiting room when they join the meeting. You see the list of participants in the waiting room, and then selectively allow them to join the meeting.
  • Hosts can place participants on hold
    If you host a meeting from the Chrome client and your setting for Allow host to put attendee on hold is enabled, context menu for managing participants includes Put on hold, which stops video and audio transmission to that participant.
  • Participants can use breakout rooms
    If the meeting host creates breakout rooms, participants using the Chrome client are able to communicate with others while in the breakout room. 

April 8, 2017 Version: 2.3.914.408

New Feature

  • Hosts can control chat access
    Meeting and webinar hosts can control whether participants can chat with everyone, with panelists and the host (for webinars), or only with the host.
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