Release notes for October 9, 2023
New and enhanced features
- General features
- Max bandwidth for Zoom Mesh parent-devices
To better adapt to weaker networks, each parent device is limited to a maximum bandwidth, which, when exceeded by child devices, triggers the parent device to connect to no additional child devices. For ethernet connections, the maximum bandwidth is 60 MBPS, and 15 MBPS for wifi connections. This has no effect on the setting for maximum bandwidth per attendee.
- Zoom Phone Support for TCP/WSS Transport
In regions where UDP media is blocked, TCP/WSS connections are supported as a transport.
- Meeting/Webinar features
- Support for Zoom Timer app
VDI clients support use of the Zoom-created Timer app in both meetings and webinars. The support for VDI Plugins is limited to display of the count-down timer only. The count-down clock is not displayed on top of the participants' video during a meeting.
- Support for personalized speech denoise audio profile
To provide the best audio quality possible for Zoom Meetings in busy environments, users can configure Personalized Denoise in the client audio settings directly, which will capture and analyze a clip of your audio from meetings to differentiate your voice from and suppress background noise in meetings. Zoom does not receive or retain this clip or analysis, which stays on your device and is only used for noise suppression in meetings you join. This was previously disabled on VDI clients until proper implementation could be achieved.
- Webinar features
- Webinar Breakout Room support
VDI plugins support Webinar Breakout Rooms, both in optimized and fallback modes. Previously, Webinar Breakout Rooms were not supported for VDI plugins.
- Phone features
- Persistent ringtone selection
Users’ ringtone selection is remembered between sessions. Previously, only their speaker and microphone choices were persistent.
- General fixes
- Changing captioning language did not update while in Fallback
An issue was reported when the meeting host changed the language for captions, it was not correctly updated for VDI clients in fallback mode. This issue was reported in version 5.15.10.
- Always try MMR Direct when Connection Mode is specified as MMR Direct
An issue was reported where VDI plugins would not always attempt to establish an MMR Direct connection when specified to do so.
- Webinar Backstage background for presentation
An issue was found where the background did not appear for those in the Backstage area. This was reported in version 5.15.10.
- Immersive View menu corrections
An issue was found where clicking on buttons in the upper right corner of an Immersive Scene view were not opening the correct action dialog. This issue was found in version 5.8.4.
- Display “On Air” indicator next to meeting info for all views
An issue was found where the “On Air'' indicator incorrectly displayed for Speaker and Immersive views when using Webinar Backstage. This issue was reported in version 5.15.10.
- Correction for screen sharing in Immersive View
An issue was reported where a share session was displayed incorrectly if the user double-clicked to switch the view after starting the share session. This issue was found in version 5.14.0.
- Windows fixes
- 64-bit Plugin Management changes required for Proxy support
After proxy support was added in version 5.15.10, an issue was reported where the download would fail for the 64-bit plugin when connecting through the proxy. This issue was also resolved in version 5.15.11.
- MacOS fixes
- VDI Plugin Management did not uninstall newer plugin
An issue was found where an unspecified log level or value other than 4 prevented VDI Plugin Management from uninstalling a plugin when a downgrade was required. This issue is related to a similar issue and was introduced in version 5.15.5. This was also resolved in versions 5.14.13 and 5.15.11.
- Potential crash issue when VDI plugin version and VDI Plugin Management version differed
An issue was found to cause potential crashes when the version of the VDI Plugin and the version of VDI Plugin Management were different. The issue was found in version 5.13.0.
- Dark mode issues
An issue was resolved regarding unexpected gray borders within a meeting when dark mode was selected for the client.
- Linux fixes
- Update Live Streaming status for Facebook
An issue was reported where a VDI user began live streaming a meeting to Facebook and the notification was not appropriately updated. This issue was reported in version 5.12.7.
- Incorrect Mute status when using "See myself as active speaker"
An issue was reported when using the feature to include yourself as an active speaker, it was possible for your mute status to become incorrect if you unmuted while someone else was the active speaker and then you became the active speaker again. This issue was found in version 5.15.10.
- Audio/video out of sync on Dell ThinOS devices
An issue was reported where a participant’s audio and video gradually become more and more out of sync. This was caused by a 28 ms discrepancy in tick calculations by the processor, resulting in an increasingly more noticeable sync issue. This issue only affected Dell ThinOS devices and was reported in version 5.14.10.
- Shared content flickers when dragged by mouse
An issue was reported where shared content would flicker when the user dragged the shared content with their mouse. This issue was reported in version 5.15.11, but affects all previous Linux plugins.
- Stuck Citrix toolbar during screen sharing
An issue was reported where the Citrix toolbar would become covered by the offloaded Zoom video. This issue was reported in version 5.15.5, but affects all previous Linux plugins.
- Shared screen not centered for zoomed views at 150%
An issue was reported when viewing a shared screen with the zoom set for 150% and then reduced to a lesser zoom, such as 100%, the view was not properly centering the shared content. This issue was found in version 5.15.10
Note: The macOS VDI Plugin Management support for proxy connections and on-prem environments feature was pulled from release due to issues with deployment and will be available in another upcoming release.