Equipment and Software Requirements for Zoom Language Interpretation
Hosts: Must have a Zoom business, education or enterprise license or a Zoom plan with the webinar feature added.
Participants: Must download the Zoom app from the Zoom download center. The Zoom business, education or enterprise plan is not required for participants, but they should have the current version of the Zoom software prior to an event.
Zoom’s Desktop Client
Windows: 4.5.3261.0825 or higher
Mac: macOS: 4.5.3261.0825 or higher
Zoom Mobile Apps
Android: 4.5.3261.0825 or higher
iOS: 4.5.0 (3261.0825) or higher
Tip! Mobile devices with small screens (i.e., cell phones) are not recommended for the host, interpreter, or LEP participant. Meeting controls and options may function differently or be more difficult to use on these devices.
Connectivity: A broadband internet connection with at least 5 MBPS upload/download (10 MBPS is safer) and a maximum 50 ms of ping (latency). Use www.speedtest.net to test speed and ping.
Computer: Most modern and up-to-date desktop and laptop computers will work well. Minimum system requirements per Zoom are Dual Core 2 Ghz or higher (Intel i3/i5/i7 or AMD equivalent) and 4 GB RAM.
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