After many requests from users, it’s finally happening. Zoom third party apps are coming to video calls to make your life easier. Zoom had become one of the most vital commodities during the pandemic, it was almost indispensable. After seeing the surge that took place, the company wants to ensure it stays the same when things return to some sense of regularity. Zoom has its sight set on being the go-to app for virtual meetings and events by making Zoom Apps and Zoom Events extensively accessible, starting Wednesday
What are the Zoom third party apps integrations? / Features
Zoom Apps are third-party integrations that you will be able to see in your Zoom call. Which will provide us with facilities to use apps like Asana and Dropbox Spaces while in a Zoom call. Currently, there are 50+ plugins you can add to the client. The Pexels backgrounds app, games like Heads Up. Asana plugin will allow one to create, edit and assign tasks without leaving Zoom. There are video filters that can be added by going to settings, clicking in Background & Filters tab, Click the Video Filters tab.
In the latest version of Zoom client, you’ll be able to install apps from a new Apps tab that can be seen on the toolbar during Zoom calls. It might require your company administrator to enable them.
Zoom Events provides the features to organize or host virtual events. You’ll be able to sell tickets through Zoom Events and the company will not take any cut of those sales. Zoom Events platform was first disclosed in May. Zoom declared Zoom with integrated third-party apps back in October. Zoom, which is an events platform designed for small businesses that will act as a marketplace for virtual events. Though it will remain in the beta as per the Company.
Zoom views the addition of third-party apps as a path to become a platform, rather than just being a one-use app. The goal is to keep on the track established during the pandemic. Zoom license allows a user to host unlimited meetings with up to 100 participants. The Pro plan supports 1-9 licenses and costs $149.90 /year. Though Zooms free version can always be used, the Pro plan doesn’t have a time limit on the meetings.
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