ZoomISO v2

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ZoomISO is Zoom’s official, high-end offering for remote contribution, dramatically expanding the capabilities of the Zoom platform in the world of event and broadcast production. This macOS application supports a variety of output formats for popular production systems, and can export HD video in supported Zoom calls.

ZoomISO v2 is now available! 
Check the links below for details, purchasing, and downloads

ZoomISO 2.0.5
macOS

Video Engine

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Send IP-based Video across an ethernet network with wide application compatibility. Expect output bandwidth to be about 100Mbps for 1080p outputs

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Metal Syphon

Syphon is an open source macOS technology that allows applications to share frames - full frame rate video or stills - with one another at low-latency.

learn more about Syphon

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BlackMagic Desktop Video

Export participants to individual SDI outputs using BlackMagic hardware on your Mac

Display Output

Output to your system's video outputs, including support for Display Link
 

ZoomISO v2 has a completely redesigned video engine that is built upon Zoom Raw Data access and accelerated by Apple Silicon. This powerful media system dramatically improves performance and significantly enhances the output image quality.

A variety of Output Modes allow the creation of video feeds based on a specific participant, active speaker, spotlight index, or screenshare. In addition, you can leverage several failover modes in case a participant disconnects from the call or turns off their video unexpectedly.

 

Audio Engine

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Embedded NDI

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Embed audio from each participant into their NDI video output over network.

Dante Virtual Soundcard

Use multi-channel audio output to DVS to send to Dante devices.

Loopback

Loopback virtual audio device allows advanced routing and monitoring between applications

Black Hole

Black Hole virtual audio device allows advanced routing and monitoring between applications

In addition to having the ability to embed isolated participant or mixed audio into NDI outputs, ZoomISO’s Advanced Audio system allows for fully customizing an audio export chain to any multichannel audio device on the system. 

With Advanced Audio, it’s easy to implement audio export chains such as isolating 32 channels of participant audio to Dante Virtual Soundcard or sending a variety of sub-mixes to Loopback for monitoring. Embedding ISO participant audio into NDI feeds for vMix is also easily achievable inside of the new Output Management interface.

 

More ZoomISO Features

High Bandwidth Mode

ZoomISO is the only application that has access to a special, high bandwidth link to the Zoom Cloud, which allows for up to 16 1080p 30FPS video feeds to be generated from a single instance of the app on supported hardware.

Participant Management Interface

ZoomISO v2 introduces a new user interface optimized for efficiently managing large meetings and webinars. In the Participants View, you can search for a user by name, or you can apply a combination of filters to help you find exactly who you are looking for in an alphabetized list of all participants.

Easy to Use, but Incredibly Powerful

ZoomISO supports a variety of workflows, yet its core principles are simple to use. Once you have a configuration that works well for your studio, you can save the application state to a file that you can share, load, or merge into another project. In addition, ZoomISO offers many advanced controls of its media engine, allowing it to integrate into both simple and complex production ecosystems through both its user interface and industry-leading OSC API.

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ISADORA

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Bitfocus Companion

Integrations - The Power of OSC

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Take advantage of OSC Routing for better management. ZoomISO’s OSC control over output routing and application settings allows you to better remotely manage your contribution system and switch participants on the fly. ZoomISO wraps around our popular ZoomOSC API, which powers integrations with third party interfaces including BitFocus Companion, Isadora, and Universe Control.

Optimized Performance

ZoomISO v2 is optimized for high performance on Apple Silicon. To learn more about these enhancements, and to see context for how ZoomISO may perform in your workflow, check out the benchmarks below.

ZoomISO Lite and Pro Editions

 

ZoomISO v2 is available in two activation levels, Lite and Pro. ZoomISO Lite is designed to be an affordable solution for those producing small panels using contribution systems including NDI to vMix with embedded, isolated audio. ZoomISO Pro is for the high end, cutting edge broadcast production solutions, including using SDI for dense remote caller contribution with advanced workflows and controls. For a full comparison, see this chart:

ZoomISO

Lite

ZoomISO

Pro

$29/mo

$45/mo

Zoom Raw Data Access

Apple Silicon Acceleration

Maximum Outputs

4

Unlimited*

ZoomOSC Included

Essentials***

Pro

NDI Support

Metal Syphon Support

Physical Display / DisplayLink Support

Output Modes (Participant, Active Speaker, Spotlight Index)

Screenshare Output Mode

Video Loss Modes

In-App Video Previews

Customizable Output Names

Participant Management Interface

Embedded NDI ISO Audio

Save, Load, Merge Configurations

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Support for Zoom's ZoomISO Bitfocus Companion Module

BlackMagic Desktop Video SDI Support

Advanced Audio Interface (Dante Virtual Soundcard, Loopback, etc)

../audioISO OSC Command

Zoom High Bandwidth Mode**

*In conjunction with High Bandwidth Mode, ZoomISO Pro does not impose a software-level limit on video export quantity, though the number of video feeds the app can export will depend on the Mac hardware hosting the application. A Mac Mini M1 has been able to achieve 8 HD outputs. A Mac Studio has achieved 12 HD outputs. Please test in Trial Mode to determine if ZoomISO Pro meets your needs.


**Zoom High Bandwidth Mode increases the bandwidth allocation to the ZoomISO client from the Zoom Cloud, provided there is a sufficient internet connection. At this time, ZoomISO is the only product on the Zoom Platform that can leverage “High Bandwidth Mode,” so the infrastructure updates referenced above will not yet impact the decoders present in Zoom Rooms or Zoom integrations developed by third party companies. 

***In addition to bundling ZoomOSC Essentials as part of the ZoomISO Lite executable, the app also adds the ../list OSC Output, which enables integrations with third party systems including Universe, Isadora, and BitFocus Companion

 

Ready to Try ZoomISO v2?

ZoomISO 2.0.5
macOS

ZoomISO has a free trial that's available for evaluation, with a Trial Card that periodically appears on the video outputs. When the Trial Card is active, audio outputs are disabled. Otherwise, ZoomISO v2 Trial Mode is equivalent to the Pro version.

 

Please evaluate ZoomISO v2 in Trial Mode before purchasing to ensure that the product meets the needs of your production ecosystem.

Already purchased ZoomISO v1?

If you previously purchased a license to ZoomISO v1, you can convert your v1 Product Key into a v2 Product Key. There is no fee for this license conversion. The conversion will deactivate the v1 Product Key and issue a new v2 Product Key. There are two upgrade options:

 

Convert ZoomISO v1 to ZoomISO v2 Lite: Your ZoomISO v2 Lite Product Key will be valid until October 1st, 2023. This ensures that all customers who purchased ZoomISO v1 will have at least a full year of app support from their purchase date.

Convert ZoomISO v1 to ZoomISO v2 Pro: Your ZoomISO v2 Pro Product Key will be valid until January 1st, 2023. This ensures that customers who want to take advantage of the upgrade to Pro functionality are still able to obtain value from their v1 purchase.