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Auto generated caption feature in Zoom app is now accessible for free

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The video communication app Zoom has announced good news for its users, as the platform’s auto-generated captions feature is now available to free account holders too.

The auto captioned feature was available to paid Zoom users only but now the free account holders can also access the feature as per the information.

Along with the auto captioned feature, the California-based video conferencing app introduces new features too. Which includes keyboard shortcuts, pinning interpreter video, screen reader support, and voicemail transcription.

Moreover, the conferencing app has announced the new advancement through its blog post. The company further mentions that the auto caption feature is only available in the English language for now. The new feature can be activated by the meeting host and participants in a video call can privately request the host to activate closed captions from the meeting toolbar.

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Meanwhile, the company has also made additions to the app including new features making it easier to use. While adding to that users now have the ability to adjust the size of the chat and the closed captions feature.

There are also a few new accessibility features categorized under voicemail transcription, text formatting, dark mode, focus mode, and the ability to mute or unmute participants with their consent in the app.