What is difference between ACTIVE and NORMAL video elements

Zoom SDK has enum [VideoRenderElementType] (https://zoom.github.io/zoom-sdk-windows/customized__video__container_8h.html#afb64bcadb09272f34cdde19e542c82d5) that is used in ICustomizedVideoContainer.CreateVideoElement method.

What is the purpose of creation VideoRenderElement_ACTIVE and VideoRenderElement_NORMAL options?

When should I create an ACTIVE video element and when NORMAL, what does it depend on?

Thank you!

Hi @aliaksei.luferau,

Thanks for the post and pardon the late response. Regarding your question:

  • VideoRenderElement_ACTIVE video element cannot be subscribed to a specific user, it will subscribe to the currently active speaker.
  • VideoRenderElement_NORMAL video element can be subscribed to a specific user with userID, and this video element will show the video of the specified user no matter the user is talking or not.

Hope this helps. Thanks!