Zoom updated its eponymous video conferencing app to version 5.5, enabling meeting hosts to play a video file as shared content and adding a blurred background option for all users. The release also relocates attendee view controls for webinars to the View Options button, enables macOS users to rotate their camera video feed by 90 degrees, lets you block or allow participants from specific countries or regions when scheduling a meeting, and enables you to view contacts organized into sub-folders from synced third-party services (Outlook, Exchange, and Google). Shortly after this release, Zoom issued version 5.5.1 to fix some minor bugs. (Free, 23.3 MB, release notes, macOS 10.9+)
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