Breaking Language Barriers: Zoom Translated Captions

As a Unified Communications Integrator, our mission is to break down language barriers and foster seamless connection. With Zoom Translated Captions feature this is now a very real possibility.

Now available as an add-on for paid Zoom accounts, this powerful tool supports captioning in a remarkable 35 languages. Let’s delve into the details!

Zoom has earned a reputation for its ability to connect people globally. However, language differences can pose significant challenges even in the most connected environments. In response to this, Zoom have introduced the Translated Captions feature in June 2022 within Zoom Meetings and Webinars. Building on this foundation, we are excited to announce they have added new language additions, further eliminated language barriers and enhanced global connectivity.

This feature reduces the dependence on interpreters and third-party integrations, creating a more inclusive environment in every meeting and webinar. Setting Zoom apart from other meeting providers, users of translated captions can select their preferred speaking language within a meeting or webinar. Promoting seamless interaction among participants, irrespective of language differences.

Whether you’re a multinational corporation conducting global business or a global university with diverse enrolment, translated captions instantly bridge any language gaps.

Included in the Zoom One Business Plus, Zoom One Premier, Zoom One Enterprise Essentials, and Zoom One Enterprise Plus plans, this functionality is already supported in 35 languages, not only in Zoom meetings but also as recorded transcripts in Zoom Webinars and Zoom Events.

Supported languages include:

  • Arabic (MSA)
  • Bengali
  • Cantonese
  • Chinese Mandarin (Simplified and Traditional)
  • Czech
  • Danish
  • Dutch
  • English
  • Estonian
  • Finnish
  • French (CA and FR)
  • German
  • Hindi
  • Hungarian
  • Indonesian
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Malay
  • Persian
  • Polish
  • Portuguese
  • Romanian
  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • Swedish
  • Tagalog
  • Tamil
  • Telugu
  • Thai
  • Turkish
  • Ukrainian

Translations doesn’t stop at meetings and webinars. In response to the challenge of deciphering messages in a foreign language, Zoom’s Team Chat enables immediate translation as it happens. Furthermore, in order that conversations stay respectful and aligned with company compliance policies, Zoom has introduced a profanity filter. Administrators have the flexibility to create or import and edit a list of offensive words, giving them control over maintaining a professional communication space.

Enabling Zoom translated captions is a straightforward process.

  1. Ensure you have a paid-for Zoom account and the latest desktop client.
  2. Sign in to the Zoom web portal.
  3. Select your preferred language.
  4. Then activate the feature.


As a leading Integrator of cloud-connected communications solutions over the last 20 years, VideoCentric’s commitment aligns with Zoom’s vision to connect people and meeting rooms effortlessly across the globe. Its in-house knowledge, expertise and demonstration/support facilities sets them apart from standard resellers, making them the first choice for businesses considering Zoom as their meeting platform. Rather than buying isolated products from a web shop, you are investing in a consultancy, installation, and support partnership with both VideoCentric and Zoom UK.

Why not contact our Sales Team today to see how they can help you!!

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