If we have to take the positives of the current pandemic situation, Zoom will surely make the cut. It has grown as one of the most popular video conferencing or video calling app. Notably, people are using this app for personal purposes, but business people are also inclined towards this app.
The Zoom desktop application sports the dark mode for a little while now. And today, this feature along with several others arrives for the Zoom mobile app.
In the era of dark mode, Android users of the Zoom app were stuck with the eye-blinding white menu. However, that changes today because Zoom has now pushed the dark mode feature for the app.
The latest update with version 5.2.42588.0803. As noted by Android Police, there is no dedicated toggle to switch ON or OFF the dark mode on the Zoom app. Once you have updated the app, it will automatically switch over to dark mode and follow system settings.
The new Zoom update brings aspect ration customization, improved chat interface and much more
Apart from the dark mode, the latest update also adds features like aspect ratio customization to switch between Scale to fit and Original ratio while viewing videos, show annotator's name, mute channel notifications, transfer calls to any meeting, invite members by channel or organization, etc.
Furthermore, new meeting reactions like a heart, surprised face, laughing face, or party emoji have also been added. This new update also brings along minor bug fixes as well.
Well, the latest changelog mentions tons of new features for the Zoom app. However, most of them will be beneficial for business people. And there are only a few that the normal person would mind having in the Zoom app.
But whatever it is, the dark mode is a welcome addition. To read about all the changes, you can head here. Go to the Google Play Store to install the latest app update on your phone and enjoy all the new nifty features.
Zoom is zooming ahead during the COVID-19 pandemic
Zoom had a blockbuster February-April 2020 quarter. Count this coronavirus situation as a blessing in disguise for the company. As per the official Zoom earnings report, this video calling platform minted around $328 million in revenue. That is some number considering how hard this coronavirus pandemic has hit all the sectors.
Moreover, the surge in the number of active users is something you would like to look at. A report by Reuters suggests that Zoom's daily user count inflated to 200 million users from a previous maximum of 10 million, both paid and free users.