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Difference Between Basic and Licensed Zoom Accounts

Everyone at EKU has access to use Zoom, however, there are two types of accounts: Basic and Licensed (formerly referred to as Pro).  When first signing in to Zoom, everyone gets a basic Zoom account, but a Licensed account offers more features.  Here's the breakdown:

Basic Licensed
  • Unlimited 1 to 1 meetings
  • 40 mins limit on group meetings of 3 or more, 300 participants max
  • Unlimited number of meetings
  • Video Conferencing Features
    • HD video
    • HD voice
    • Active speaker view
    • Full screen and gallery view
    • Simultaneous Screen Share
    • Join by telephone call-in
    • Virtual Background
  • Web Conferencing Features
    • Desktop and application sharing
    • Personal room or meeting ID
    • Instant or scheduled meetings
    • Chrome & Outlook plug-ins
    • Scheduling w/ Chrome Extensions
    • Mac/PC recording of meetings
    • Private and group chat
    • Host controls
    • Raise hand
  • Group Collaboration Features
    • Breakout Rooms
    • Mac, Windows, Linux, iOS and Android
    • Group messaging and presence
    • Screen share any iPad/iPhone app
    • Co-annotation on shared screen
    • Keyboard/mouse control
    • Whiteboarding Multi-share
  • Security
    • Security Secure Socket Layer (SSL) encryption
    • AES 256 bits encryption
  • Includes all Basic features
  • 24 hour limit on group meetings of up to 300 participants
  • Cloud Recording Access
  • Ability to host meetings consisting of legacy ITV/H.323 equipment at Regional Campuses or other Universities

If you need an upgrade to a Licensed Zoom account, please fill out this form.

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