Zoom App Download Surge Amid Pandemic

Zoom App Download Surge Amid Pandemic

The download of the video conference apps have increased significantly in March as people being locked down due to COVID-19 Pandemic. Zoom is one of the most popular apps, its download has surged from 4 mil+ in February to 26mil + in March.

Zoom offers a basic plan which is free to users with features below (from Zoom's website).

  • Host up to 100 participants
  • Unlimited 1 to 1 meetings
  • 40 mins limit on group meetings
  • Unlimited number of meetings
  • Ticket Support
  • Video Conferencing Features
    • HD video,HD voice, Active speaker view, Full screen and gallery view, Simultaneous Screen Share, Join by telephone call-in, Virtual Background
  • Web Conferencing Features
    • Desktop and application sharing, Personal room or meeting ID, Instant or scheduled meetings, Chrome & Outlook plug-ins, Scheduling w/ Chrome Extensions, MP4 or M4A local recording, Private and group chat, Host controls, Raise hand
  • Group Collaboration Features
    • Breakout Rooms, Mac, Windows, Linux, iOS and Android, Group messaging and presence, Screen share any iPad/iPhone app, Co-annotation on shared screen, Keyboard/mouse control, Whiteboarding, Multi-share
  • Security
    • Secure Socket Layer (SSL) encryption, AES 256 bits encryption

There are other 3 plans, Pro, Business & Enterprise which offer more features to suit your needs.

Here is the Zoom Phone App overview.

Sources: Zoom, Youtube

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