Features and limitations of the Express client

The Express client has the following features and limitations. Most of the features and limitations are same for both the legacy and Modern Express clients.

Features

Following are some of the prominent features of the Express client:
  • Join sessions via same guest and logged in workflows
  • Join sessions with participants where multiple clients are used
  • Use VoIP. Blended audio sessions are supported.
  • Send and receive public forum text chat
  • Supports the Question & Answer tool in webinars
  • Use emoticons (yes, no, raise hand, applause, laugh, and step out)
  • View participant panel to see other participants
  • View up to 25 concurrent video channels in the grid view for Premium Video mode and up to 8 concurrent video channels for Standard Video mode
  • View imported PPT content and see mark up
  • View mouse movements
  • View Whiteboard and use a limited set of markup tools on the Whiteboard
  • View and respond to a polling survey
  • Display each poll answer in unique colors
  • View and complete evaluations (test and surveys)
  • Switch from Express client to the App client and rejoin the session automatically
  • Launch Express client on priority if App client is not installed
  • Display a list of participants who are speaking in the session
  • Engage in breakout room activities
  • View closed captions and CC transcript
  • Broadcast live video, if leader or co-presenter grants permission.
  • AppShare screen and applications, if leader or co-presenter grants permission.
  • Supports waiting room for classroom and webinar events

Limitations (Legacy Express client)

The legacy Express client does not support the following:
  • Any Leader or Co-presenter activities
  • Take control over leaders application
  • Broadcast closed captions
  • Delete own chat messages
  • Change own display name
  • Waiting room feature

Limitations (Modern Express client)

The Modern Express client does not support the following:
  • Any Leader or Co-presenter activities
  • Take control over leaders application
  • Broadcast closed captions