The Google Chat website, which is also a part of Gmail, is reportedly having a redesign and the users of Google Hangouts are currently being moved to the newly updated free edition of Google Talk.
Google chat has a brand new user interface, a navigating drawer that make a list of family and group chats, and have a Meet shortcut for starting video calls quickly. The Hangouts-style chat windows are now available in Gmail as part of the recent Google Chat update, enabling users to port chats in small windows. According to the report of 9to5 Google, the Google Chat redesign is now open to all Google Workspace users for free. One of the most notable changes to Google Chat is the ability to dock conversations in tiny windows, close to what Gmail's classic Hangouts does. The newly built Google Chat have a brand new user interface that closely resembles that of the Gmail Web app. A search bar for a locating chats, settings tab, and an important key for swapping status between “"Do not disturb", "Active” and “Set as away" are among the features. The left side of the page contains all of the latest chats, a different room section that allows users to search for and enter rooms, and create a shortcut to Google Meet that allows users to quickly join or start a video call. The compact window is also included in the Google Chat free edition.
The compact window is also available in the free Google Chat edition. If the users want, they can minimize the compact window, and it helps users to make video calls, insert files, and use other productive resources. Google Chat is available for Android users via the Google App Store, and the IOS users can get it from the App Store. Users with a Google account can also use the Web client.