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Zoom is an application designed for video conferencing. It is supported on several major platforms:

  • iPad / iPhone (install ZOOM Cloud Meetings from the App Store)
  • Android (install ZOOM Cloud Meetings from the Google Play Store)
  • Windows / Mac (download Zoom Client for Meetings from

There are many resources available on the internet about using Zoom software on the various devices that it supports. For example the help topic Attendee Controls in a Meeting provides information for the following platforms:

  • Windows / Mac
  • Linux
  • Web
  • Andriod
  • iOS

The article covers such things as:

  • How to mute / unmute your microphone.
  • How to turn your camera on or off.
  • How to invite others to join your meeting.
  • How to see who is currently in the meeting (the participants).
  • How to share your screen (if permitted).
  • How to chat.
  • How to start or stop a local recording (if permitted).
  • How to leave the meeting.

Brief Overview

Here is a brief overview of using Zoom that I have written. It covers some of the frequently used features.