Zoom has updated its eponymous video conferencing app to version 5.8 with various new features, improvements, and bug fixes. The release adds support for rich text formatting in chat messages, creates unique file names for local recordings, enables users in a meeting to disable all incoming video through in-meeting controls (for preserving bandwidth or preventing Zoom fatigue), makes it easier to select emoji for in-meeting chat (after entering a colon and two or more letters), enables users to quote specific messages sent in a channel’s chat, adds a keyboard shortcut (Command-Shift-D) to switch to dual-monitor mode, resolves a problem with slow connections after switching networks, and fixes a bug that caused relaunched whiteboards to appear black. (Free, 25.8 MB, release notes, macOS 10.9+)
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