'Zoom Escaper': New tool allows you to use fun sound effects on calls

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Tuesday, March 16, 2021
'Zoom Escaper' widget allows for fun sound effects on calls
New "Zoom Escape" browser widget allows for a variety of sound effects on Zoom calls.

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- Zoom could be getting a little crazier.

A new online tool may be the refreshing update you were looking for.

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It's called the "Zoom Escaper." It's a free widget you can download for your Internet browser.

It enables you to then play various sound effects to your group's Zoom call.

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You can pick from barking dogs, construction noises, crying babies or even urination.

There's also more subtle effects like choppy audio to make it seem like you have a bad connection to ditch the call.