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Zoom is a web conference tool licensed at Penn State. Zoom is accessible for many audiences as described below. Additional information can be found at the Zoom accessibility page.


Zoom recordings are saved in the MP4 video format. These can be captioned and posted in a number of locations. Additional information about caption options, including live captions, can be found on the Zoom accessibility page.

Keyboard Shortcuts

Zoom has a list of keyboard shortcuts posted on its web site.

Users on a Screen Reader

Screen reader users with visual impairments report being able to use most Zoom functions. Note that some users may prefer the Zoom iphone app.


Students or instructors who need to report an accessibility concern can send them to

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