Otter Live Captions for Zoom adds AI closed captioning in real time for Zoom meetings and webinars you host. Participants can click a button to see live captions directly in the Zoom window.
• Meeting hosts need Otter Business and Zoom Pro or higher.
• Participants can view live captions for free
• Breakout Rooms are not supported
How to set up Otter Live Captions for Zoom
To enable Otter Live Captions, please set up Otter Live Notes first by following the instructions in this article: https://blog.otter.ai/zoom
Zoom Host Setup
Here are the step-by-step instructions on how to start Otter Live Captions in a Zoom meeting:
1. Start your Zoom meeting.
2. Confirm that LIVE on Otter.ai Live Notes is shown at the upper left corner of the Zoom window
3. Click the Closed Caption button at the bottom of the Zoom window, then click Copy the API token.
4. Click LIVE on Otter.ai Live Notes > View Stream on Otter.ai Live Notes to open Otter Live Notes in a web browser
5. Click the 3-dot icon at the upper right corner of Otter Live Notes, then paste the API token under Closed Caption for Zoom. Click
6. You should see live captions in the Zoom window shortly.
1. Otter Live Captions does not work in breakout rooms
One person in each breakout room can do a side-by-side recording and share the Otter link in the Zoom chat window.
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