This upgrade introduces the HTML5 client for Adobe Connect, meaning participants can now join meetings in their web browser without downloading additional software or plugins. Meeting Hosts must still use the desktop application to make use of all features.
The HTML5 client supports the most commonly used features for attending and participating in meetings, though there are still some limitations. For more information on what is supported, see Adobe Connect Capabilities in HTML Client.
Participants can still join meetings using the Adobe Connect desktop application and the Adobe Connect Flash-based browser client if required, however Flash will be unsupported from 2020. Meeting participants can elect to open the browser client or the application upon accessing an Adobe Connect meeting room.
The login screen when accessing the Web Manager interface, or when logging into a meeting room, may appear different. In some cases, you may need to click the 'Registered User' tab to login with your ACU username and password, instead of the default 'Guest' option:
Updates to the meeting room interface may include:
You may or may not need to update the desktop application before using Adobe Connect.
Please run the Adobe Meeting Test and install the application if you are prompted to do so. If you are a meeting host, you should use the desktop application and run the meeting test to ensure your setup is working correctly and your internet connection is strong from where you'll be hosting meetings.
Please see Adobe's "What's New in Adobe Connect 10" page for more information.
Please contact the Learning and Teaching Centre for professional development, resources and advice for your learning and teaching needs at ACU.