Release Notes

Version 2.5.3 — August 4, 2022


This release is part of a series of updates that will be made available on a weekly basis through mid-August to ensure that you, your instructors and staff, and your learners have a successful fall with Class.


Seating Chart
  • Updates were made to optimize the performance of the Classroom gallery view and seating chart modes
Launch & Install Workflow
  • Links to recordings of Class sessions will now populate directly within the list of Class sessions shown through the Class LTI tool
  • The launch and install pages will now provide the latest version of the macOS app (v2.5+) rather than the legacy app (v2.4) and a separate install link will be provided for those that are on macOS v10 or lower

Bug Fixes

Below are the high-priority bug fixes included in this release:

  • Fixed an issue where users were not automatically muted when a video was launched using the Play Video tool
  • Fixed an issue where certain URLs were returning a “URL not valid” error with the Browse the Web tool
  • Fixed several issues related to navigating Chat threads
  • Fixed an issue where the minutes for a Class session were not displaying correctly on invitation emails
  • Fixed an issue that was preventing Classes from being created in the US MST timezone
  • Resolved an issue that was preventing the Template management screen from displaying
  • Fixed an issue that was allowing participants to add and remove Whiteboard pages when instructors had disabled that option

Known Issues

Breakout rooms
  • Issues with Zoom users returning from a breakout room showing as unverified
  • Instructor is not able to see the chat thread for a breakout room after joining and leaving it
  • Intermittent issues with the “more” button in breakout rooms being unresponsive on the sidebar
  • Issues with duplicate users showing as unverified when using breakout rooms
  • Issues with users getting unverified when joining and leaving a breakout room
  • Issue where the Host/Co-Host labels in the Participant list disappear when breakout rooms are launched
  • Issues with chat not navigating the user to the newest message
Class Mgmt
  • Issues with bulk roster upload
Demo class
  • Demo class is not available in the new macOS build
  • Mistranslations for professor, trainer, and teacher role names
  • Mute All and Verify All not visible in Spanish translated application
  • In Spanish translation of the applciation, the label for Absent participants is missing
  • Japanese translation of application has incorrect labels for breakout room chat threads
  • Editing a class from an LMS does not refresh the page with the updated class details
  • Changes to to a user’s role from an LMS do not reflect in Class
  • Issues with host instructor losing privileges when launching through LTI
  • Issues with Zoom Cloud Recording Links not displaying in the LMS
  • Issues with LTI verification not properly parsing the username
Screen recording
  • When automatic recording is enabled, the recording status bar is not currently displayed
  • Statistics in the Zoom settings window are currently missing
Virtual backgrounds and filter
  • Currently there is no option to select a “Blur” filter for your virtual background
General use
  • Installing Class invalidates the Zoom SSO token, users navigating to their organizations domain will be required to log in again

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