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Zoom 2022 Review

Zoom is the leader in modern enterprise video communications. It’s an easy, reliable cloud platform for video and audio conferencing, collaboration, chat, and webinars. Their free plan can host meetings with up to 100 participants. Voted #1 in video conferencing software.

Features:

  • Unlimited 1 to 1 meetings for free.
  • Calendar integration for both Google and Outlook.
  • Desktop and application sharing (multiple people can share at the same time).
  • Virtual waiting room option.

Pricing:

  • Free version hosts up to 100 participants with a 40 minutes limit on group meetings.
  • Paid version starts from $14.99 per month/user.

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Zoom Reviews

Find out what each expert had to say about Zoom.

Markelle Harden

Digital Strategist - Knowmad Digital Marketing

✓ Zoom
At Knowmad, we’ve been using Zoom Meetings for a little over six-months. We switched to Zoom when previous video conferencing tool outgrew our team; Zoom can handle multiple users under one account and offers plenty of growth plans. We selected Zoom over competitors due to the ease-of-use for our clients and collaboration tools. During a meeting, we don’t have to fumble with controls for sharing our screen. As members of a shared account, anyone on the team can begin screen sharing with the click of a button. Other software options require clunky ‘Pass the Presenter’ features that require acceptance clicks from other users. With Zoom, the recording option is awesome for client onboarding; we can record the meeting for team members who are unable to attend and use the recording as a reference for future planning.

Sheree Sekou

Leadership Consultant - Sheree Sekou Consulting

✓ Zoom
My preferred video conference software is Zoom. Following are two simple,yet powerful Zoom tools I use to enhance my virtual meetings and training:

#1 – Screen Sharing: Adult learners have limited attention spans and a variety of learning styles. Even if you are an excellent speaker, there are a lot of things competing for your audiences’ attention in the virtual learning environment. Use the screen sharing tool to share relevant documents, slides and images while presenting and maintain your audience’s attention.

#2 – Participant Feedback: Zoom’s participant feedback tool allows presenters to receive non-verbal feedback from meeting attendees. This feature is particularly useful for quick check ins. Simply ask participants to give a thumbs up if they are ready to proceed or select the raise hand, if they have questions. The coffee cup icon is great to use before taking breaks and the check mark or thumbs up can be used to indicate they are ready to resume the meeting. Lastly, the applause icon works well to praise presenters and colleagues for a successful meeting.

Bailey Hahn

SEM Strategist - Summit Digital Marketing

✓ Zoom
As a completely remote team, at Summit Digital Marketing, we rely heavily on video conference software to facilitate us in meeting together as a team as well as with our clients. Our preferred video conferencing service is Zoom, which allows us to regularly host video meetings. Some of the features that we love about Zoom are: the capacity to host a large number of people in every call; the ability for every participant to share their computer screen with the other participants; the ability to record every meeting; the chat feature, and so much more! We are very happy with our experience using Zoom and would definitely recommend it to others.

Dennis Bell

Founder - Byblos Coffee

For video conferencing, I only use Skype and Zoom.

✓ Zoom
I like zoom mainly because of its high-quality audio, video, and screen sharing capabilities. It has a webinar functionality which can cater up to 100 interactive video participants.

Another great feature of Zoom is its group collaboration functionality. You can create groups that can send text, image, or audio files to members of the group. Its ease of use is comparable to no other software in the market right now. Anyone can be an expert when using Zoom. And the best part, I like to use Zoom to record tutorial videos that I can easily share to my group.

Chane Steiner

CEO - Crediful

✓ Zoom
My personal favorite option for video conferencing is Zoom.
I would personally recommend this option over others because of it’s high-functionality and vast array of features. Even with the software’s many capabilities, it’s very easy to use, and doesn’t require a lot of know-how for many people to be able to operate it. Plus, it doesn’t hurt that Zoom is priced very reasonably, and even has a powerful free option available depending on your team’s needs.

William Chin

Web Consultant - Pickfu.com

✓ Zoom
Great software all around, can really be expensive but I believe they’re the pinnacle of online meeting software. You can really customize your meeting rooms, schedules and have a number of settings like allowing passwords, automatic hosting and easy recording set-ups. Good for large conferences and small teams / 1-on-1s.

Christian Antonoff

Marketing Manager - Excel Template

✓ Zoom
I love the app for several reasons. The first is that it’s very easy to use due to its intuitive interface. Also, it can be used for large conference calls involving more than a hundred people. In addition, Zoom is quite stable and reliable and does not compromise the quality of its calls, as it offers HD quality video.

My company uses Zoom not just for video chat, but also to exchange files in a fast and secure manner. I really like the fact that the app perfectly syncs with Google Calendar. It’s handy.

Zoom Meeting is available for both desktop and mobile devices. Although I use it primarily on my computer, on a few occasions I have had to open it on my phone. The quality of the call was surprisingly good. The app is surprisingly robust when chatting with fewer people.

Erico Franco

Marketing Manager - Agencia de Marketing Digital

✓ Zoom
Zoom (zoom.us) is the perfect video conference platform.

Both for meetings of two participants and larger videoconferences, with up to 25 people. Zoom stores complete recordings of meetings in the cloud that can then be sent automatically by email. It also supports all operating systems and technologies such as Windows, Mac, iOS, Android, BlackBerry, Linux, Zoom Rooms and H.323 / SIP

Another interesting feature is to be able to integrate with Google Calendar and add the meeting links to invites automatically that are created directly in your calendar!

Yanatha Desouvre

Marketing Professor - R.D.J.A Des L.L.C

✓ Zoom
It’s ideal for team meetings from home, allowing you to have more than 100 people connected at the same time. Additionally, meetings can be recorded to keep a record of what was discussed. I was able to teach my small Marketing class while I was in Orlando while my students were in Miami. I like how Zoom highlights the individuals who are speaking.

Deborah Sweeney

CEO - MyCorporation.com

✓ Zoom
I use and would recommend Zoom for any individual in need of video conferencing software. This is an easy to use (and free!) video conferencing software platform. You can join in meetings and host them, inviting remote work individuals from across the country to be present and get in some much needed face time (or audio time) as we all work remote during COVID-19. Best of all, you can download it on your laptop, tablet, or phone so you have access everywhere you go.

Zoom FAQ

What is Zoom?

Zoom is the world-wide leader in video conferencing.

Is Zoom any good?

Our experts recommended Zoom as the #1 choice for video conferencing software.

Is Zoom free to use?

Zoom has a free option which allow you to have unlimited 1 on 1 meetings and host up to 100 people for maximum 40 minutes.

Why is Zoom so popular?

People use Zoom as it an easy-to-use platform and offers a lot of features for free.