What is Zoom?
Zoom is a conference video calling app that allows you to set up virtual calling either with video or without video. The main features are screen sharing, live chat and sharing option which are very useful in group calling or business meetings.
Zoom has a free option in which you can use it for certain time limit. If you want to purchase it, it can cost up to 14.99$ to 19.99$ per horsy/month. The supportive operating systems are windows, mac, ios, Android etc.
If you want to use it for personal use (on a small scale) then the hangout app is available for you.
How to get zoom?
Before going into further details, the platform provides 4 distinct pricing plans, depending upon your use. Buy the package according to you needs.
- Zoom basic
This is the most popular pricing package. Which is free. You can use it for many call. But if the participants are more than 3, the call is limited to 40 minutes but you can always start the next one.
- Zoom pro
This package is for small teams and small businesses. The meeting length is extended from 40 minutes to 24 hours.
- Zoom business :
Suitable for companies from small to mid sized companies. Requires at least 10 hosts. You will get features like dedicated customers support, auto-generated transcription.
- Zoom enterprise :
This tier is for large business. Sign up requires a minimum of at least 100 hosts. Includes unlimited cloud storage. A dedicated customer success manager and a capability to host 500 people on a single call.
Key features of Zoom video calling:
- Allows collaboration up to 300 individuals. Including chat, white boarding plus breakout rooms.
- Screen and application sharing
- You can share your device screen.
- Dynamic voice detection
- Automatically toggles to the active speaker Scheduling
- Client and browser and plug in scheduling options.
- Large room and webinar
- Mobile devices
- Zoom virtual backgrounds
- Zoom web client
- Meetings transcription