Zoom New feature has come up with a live transcription feature for all users in general. Previously this feature was only applicable for paid zoom accounts. From now on free zoom users will be able to use this feature.
However, this feature is now only available in English. Zoom New feature plans to launch this feature in other languages soon.
According to app authorities, manual captioning and third-party captioning features will now be open to everyone. If you are a single user on a multi-account, you need to ask your administrator to enable access to this feature for all users through the web portal. Participants can individually request the meeting host to enable live transcription during the session using the meeting toolbar.
Zoom brings some more accessibility features to its platform. These include keyboard accessibility, pinning or spotlighting interpreter video, screen reader support, and voicemail transcription. Users can change the gallery view using these accessibility features.
Users will also have the option to adjust the chat size and text format, Dark mode, Focus mode and many other accessibility features. Zoom New feature has a special feature for the host, through which he can mute or unmute participants with their consent.
Learn how to enable or disable Zoom’s live transcription feature.
- First you need to sign in to the Zoom web portal.
- Now, click on Settings in the navigation menu.
- After that, you need to click on the Meetings tab.
- Under Advanced, click Close the captioning toggle to enable or disable it.
Zoom New feature officials say that if a verification dialog appears, you can click to enable or disable it. If the option turns gray, it means that the feature has been turned off at the group or account level. If this is the case, users need to contact their zoom admin.