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Important: Starting September 27, Zoom will require that all meetings have a Passcode or a Waiting Room enabled for accounts with a single licensed user, Pro accounts with 2 or more licenses, and Business accounts with 10-100 licenses. For further information, please see our reference our Frequently Asked Questions.



New Updates for September 1, 2020 Follow

New updates for the Zoom client

For full notes including version numbers, please see the operating system release notes. 
Windows | macOS | Linux | iOS* | Android

*The iOS release requires Apple approval and may take a few additional days to appear in the App Store.

New and enhanced features

  • Meeting/webinar features
    • Custom languages for language interpretation - Windows, macOS, Android, iOS
      Custom languages are now supported, in addition to the default languages provided. Custom languages must be configured on the web portal by the host. Interpreters and participants accessing the custom languages will need to be on client 5.2.1 or later to use custom languages.
    • High Fidelity Audio mode - Windows, macOS
      This option in Advanced Audio enhances “Original Audio” mode, allowing for disabling echo cancellation & post-processing, while raising audio codec quality to 48Khz, 96Kbps mono/192kbps stereo for professional audio transmission in music education and performance applications. Professional audio interface, microphone, and headphones required.
    • Custom gallery view organization - Windows, macOS
      Host and co-host can now re-order the gallery view to suit their needs, and choose whether to deploy this view to participants, or allow participants to create their own custom views. Simply click and drag videos to the position you want them in gallery view, and this layout will remain in place until released.
    • Multi-pin and multi-spotlight - Windows, macOS
      With host permission, users will now be able to pin up to 9 participants on their end. The host can also spotlight up to 9 participants for everyone in the meeting.
  • Webinar features
    • Phone audio options for Webinar attendees - Windows, macOS, Linux, Android, iOS
      Webinar attendees can now access Phone Call and Call Me options for audio, in addition to the Computer Audio option. An admin must enable the premium Call-Out feature on the web portal, which requires the Audio Conferencing add-on.

Resolved Issues

  • Minor bug fixes