Do you find it tiring to spend a lot of time on video calls? You’re not alone—pretty much everyone does. A Stanford University researcher has now figured out exactly why… and what you can do about it.
Enhances the three-way Zoom Phone calling feature and improves chat searches for @mentions. (Free, 24 MB, macOS 10.9+)
Introduces a custom gallery view order that can be utilized even when non-video participants are hidden. (Free, 24.2 MB, macOS 10.9+)
Enables meeting hosts to play a video file as shared content and adds a blurred background option. (Free, 24.1 MB, macOS 10.9+)
Master the techniques necessary to present slide decks, images, and demonstrations in Zoom by sidestepping limitations in presentation software and learning how to configure some of Zoom’s more fiddly settings.
Adds compatibility with M1-based Macs and brings enhanced cloud contact integration for chat/call features. (Free, 23.3 MB, macOS 10.9+)
Adds the capability to share multiple desktop programs during a meeting instead of just a window or screen. (Free, 23.0 MB, macOS 10.9+)
Improves Join Before Host settings and introduces end-to-end encryption as a technical preview. (Free, 23.9 MB, macOS 10.9+)
Adds the capability to view meeting details from your calendar without opening the meeting. (Free, 92.9 MB, macOS 10.11+)
Maintenance update for the videoconferencing app with a variety of improvements and bug fixes. (Free, 22.6 MB)
Videoconferencing app adds a high-fidelity audio mode and custom gallery view organization. (Free, 21.5 MB)
Videoconferencing has surged during the pandemic, and keeping track of meetings on multiple platforms is a hassle. Julio Ojeda-Zapata tried two software tools, Meeter and Fantastical, that promise to make this juggling act easier.
Still feeling lost at sea when you have to meet with others by video? “Take Control of Zoom” author Glenn Fleishman shares a host of tips that can help you tune your setup and improve your confidence.