Build,Run & Play


1. Build & Run

2. Play with your app

1. Build & Run

Next, we will build & run our demo and bring the application to life. Once you have the demo project loaded in Visual Studio, look for the Big Green Triangle named Local Windows Debugger in the upper middle area. Before you press the button, change the two options on the left to the following:

  • Change Solution Configuration to Release.
  • Change Solution Platforms to x86.
Debug configuration and x64

Solution Configuration Debug and Solution Platform x64 are not supported at the moment.

Once everything is set, press the button “Local Windows Debugger” to build and launch the demo application.

2. Play with your app

Now let’s play around with the application. Once the demo application has been built, the first screen will ask you to enter Web Domain, the default domain is

Please do not use raw IP address as the web domain

Please do not use raw IP address as the web domain, it will put yourself into vulnerability issues. If you would like to learn why, please see our security practices for more information.

Then in the following screen, you will be asked to enter your SDK keys & secrets. SDK keys and secrets are very important for us to identify who and which application is calling for Zoom services. You can obtain the keys & secrets by following the instructions in the Preface section.

Once you are authenticated with your SDK key & secret, you will be directed to the screen for selecting user type. Press “API User”.

The following screen shows options to start an existing meeting or join a meeting. Click on Join to prepare to join a meeting.

Enter a pre-existing meeting number, and input the User Name as the display name.

By pressing the button “OK”, the meeting UI will show up and the meeting will launch.

You can now browse around each button, each corner in the meeting room. Our Zoom SDK offers a lot of hands-on features to enrich your video conferencing experience, such as Share, Chat, Record, Closed Caption, etc..

This is what our Zoom Windows SDK looks like in a Windows application. Now that you have seen the basic setups and essentials of a Zoom Windows SDK application, continue with the following introductory contents to learn even more:

  1. Integrate with your app: If you have an existing Windows application, how do you add Zoom SDK into your app? This instruction shows the steps to easily integrate Zoom SDK with your app.
  2. Mastering Zoom SDK: Take a deeper dive into our SDK with detailed instructions of each major features that we offer by reading this section.