Features of Zoom: Premium and Basic

Features of Zoom: Premium and Basic

Since the Covid-19 pandemic, Zoom has become quite popular amongst video conferencing software applications all around. As a result, people who are working from home Zoom have become a popular video conferencing platform Zoom allows workers to interact with each other virtually when in-person meetings are not simply possible. Zoom offers the free version but also it has a paid subscription that offers many other features. Therefore, this article is all about the features of Zoom’s basic and premium plans.

What is Zoom and What are the Features of Zoom?

Zoom is a cloud-based platform for businesses and organizations to interact with each other through video, audio conferencing, chats, and webinars. Zoom’s founder and CEO, Eric Yuan has made $4 billion in just 3 months because of the coronavirus pandemic. As people are talking about Zoom, you must have heard of the Zoom meeting and Zoom room. So, the Zoom meeting refers to the video conferencing meeting that can be joined by employees or students via smartphones or a webcam.

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How does Zoom work?

Zoom allows you to chat one-to-one as it can grow into group calls, training sessions, and webinars for internal and external audiences. In a global video meeting, you can add up to 1000 participants and as many as 49 on-screen videos.

 Features of Zoom: the basic version

The free or the basic tier allows unlimited one on one meetings but has time restrictions which are only up to 40 minutes it can also host up to 100 participants. Moreover, It offers unlimited numbers of meetings but the option for recording the meeting is not there. 

Key Features

  • You can host up to 100 participants.
  • Unlimited number of meetings are allowed.
  • A time limit of 40 minutes.
  • Ticket Support.

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Features of Zoom Pro

The Pro tier is $14.99 ( Rs.1123.14) per month/host. Above all, It is great for small teams to host the meeting. It allows the hosts to create personal meeting IDs for unlimited Zoom meetings. As many as up to 100 participants can join the meeting. The meeting can go as long as 24 hours and, it offers you 1GB of MP4 or M4A to record the meeting in the cloud or any of your devices.

  • Costs $14 per month/host.
  • Includes 100 participants.
  • The meeting can extend up to 24 hours.
  • You can create Custom Personal IDs
  • A Cloud recording of 1 GB is given.

Features of Zoom Business

The business tier costs $19.99 (Rs.1497.77) per month/host and it can cover up to a minimum of 10 hosts for just $199.9 (Rs. 14977.74) per month. It is a great deal that can be very useful for small and medium businesses.

  • Costs $19.99 per month/host.
  • Can host up to 300 participants.
  • Get dedicated phone support.
  • Vanity URL is provided.
  • Avail an option for on-premise deployment.
  • Cloud Recording Transcripts are given for this plan.
  • Company Branding can be done using this plan.

Features of Zoom Enterprise

The enterprise tiers cost up to $19.99 (Rs. 1497.77) per month/host. Businesses with 1000 plus employees can go for this. Zoom Enterprise offers its users unlimited cloud storage for recordings, a customer success manager, executive business reviews, and a bunch of discounts on webinars and Zoom Rooms.

  • Costs $19.99 per month/host.
  • Can allow up to 1000 participants.
  • Has a dedicated Customer Success Manager.
  • Webinar and Zoom rooms discounts 

Features of Zoom Rooms

It is optional for you to take a subscription for Zoom Rooms. If you want to set up Zoom Rooms, it gives you a free 30-day trial, after that, Zoom Rooms would be requiring an additional cost of $49 (Rs.3671) per month.

  • Costs $49.00 per month/host.
  • It has a Software-defined Video Conferencing.
  • Allows screen sharing.
  • It can be Integrated with Google or Microsoft Exchange Calendar.

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Download the Zoom app now

Zoom app is available on the desktop for Windows and macOS meanwhile, the mobile app is available for Android and iOS users. All of the Zoom applications let you join the meeting without signing in but ask for you to sign in from your Google, Facebook, or Zoom account. After that users can begin and join the meeting by entering their meeting IDs. Similarly, you can share your screen in a Zoom Room and start the meeting. 

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Zoom has become one of the leading video conferencing software apps in the global market providing a reasonable rate of subscriptions and great features. However, Zoom recently faced many allegations with regard to the fear of security. After this, Zoom has introduced the requirement for a password as a failure for Zoom meetings thus it ensures only those people are invited who have to grant access for the meeting. 


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