Features

Record and Playback

BigBlueButton can record your sessions for later playback by students.

Whiteboard

The whiteboard controls let you annotate key parts of your presentation.

Desktop Sharing

You can broadcast your desktop for all users to see (requires lastest version of Java for presenter only).

WebRTC Audio

Users of Chrome and FireFox browsers will benefit from high-quality, low-latency WebRTC audio. (Users of other browsers will seamlessly use Flash-based audio.)

Presentation

You can upload any PDF presentation or MS office document. BigBlueButton keeps everyone in sync with your current slide, zoom, pan, annotations, and mouse pointer.

Web Cam

Multiple users can share their webcam at the same time. There is no built-in limit on the number of simultaneously active webcams.

Emoji

Students can raise hand and use emoji icons for feedback.

Polling

You can poll students anytime to increase engagement.

Chat

You can interact with students through public and private chat.

Live Captioning

You can enter live captions for students. These captions will later appear as subtitles in recordings.

Breakout Rooms

You can group and place students into breakout rooms (full BigBlueButton sessions) for give number of minutes for increased collaboration.

Screen Reader

Students with visual disabilities can use JAWS screen reader to interact with BigBlueButton.