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November 09, 2021, 08:00 AM - 12:00 PM (PST)

Audio Quality downgraded on Teams app on Linux

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Since last update today, Teams app on Linux when started force the audio to be low quality for whole output in the system. 

It worst at the point that everyone sounds like an old pc speaker, including system audio going out on the same output.

Using web version, audio is perfect. 

Is there a reason to force downgrade system audio output streaming on specific device ?

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@heliocastro :

"Is there a reason to force downgrade system audio output streaming on specific device?"

 

Indeed, there is. You are encouraged to use Teams on Windows, preferably. It has a vastly improved user experience, including removal of Full Screen view. 
In the Windows version of Teams, it is no more possible to use the entire screen for displaying shared content. The meeting controls remain fixed on the top right of the Teams window. All the "Full Screen" feature does is removing the window decoration from the Teams window.

This is currently celebrated by Teams enthusiasts all over the world as the greatest improvement in Teams usability ever, and makes Teams superior to all other videoconferencing platforms.

For technical reasons, this brilliant feature is currently available for the Windows version only, and that's why everybody is strongly encouraged by Microsoft to use this version.