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10 free video conferencing tools for your remote meetings

The video call has become essential to collaborate effectively with your team when working from home. Group meetings , teleconferences, webinars, or simple conversation between colleagues, videoconferencing tools offer many configurations.

We have selected for you 10 free tools to allow you to exchange with others, live. Take out the webcams!


free video conferencing tools
free video conferencing tools


Google Hangouts

Available on mobile and computer, Google Hangouts accompanies you for all your meetings , whether you are at the office or on the go.

By messaging or video call, you can communicate in groups through this application. However, the video call is limited to 10 participants.

  • Everything except voice calls to phone numbers for which you will need to buy credits.

Zoom

A well-known solution for remote meetings, Zoom offers many services for businesses. Instant messaging, conference rooms, meetings, telephone, webinars... It's hard not to find what you're looking for in the services offered by this solution.

  • Face-to-face calls are unlimited, but group meetings are limited to 40 minutes. Enough to encourage everyone to get straight to the point!

Skype

A world-famous application, Skype allows you to make video calls to up to 10 people, from any device. Convenient feature: you can share screens and save your conversions, without subscribing to the Premium version.

Whereby

Whereby allows you to create online videoconferencing spaces. No download required, connect from your web browser, create your "meeting room" and invite your collaborators there with a simple sharing link.

  • Free for one user and one “meeting room” with up to 4 participants. Monthly subscriptions are available to access multiple video conferencing spaces.

LiveStorm

LiveStorm is a complete video communication tool. Video conferences, meetings, webinars, chat, surveys, the features are numerous and all available on the free version of the software. The software can also integrate with your other tools like SalesForce, Hubspot, Slack, Google Analytics, etc.

  • Access to a meeting room, up to 4 participants per meeting for an unlimited duration. Webinars of 20 minutes maximum, up to 10 registered.

Jitsi

Jitsi is an Open-Source tool, 100% free. The idea of ​​this tool is simple: a video conference should be of extraordinary quality (audio AND video), whether you are 2 or 200!

If you want to develop your own video conferencing tool, or have it developed by a freelance professional , Jitsi can be a good basis for starting your project.

Blizz

Blizz is a tool developed by TeamViewer, the leader in remote screen sharing. Downloadable for free, this software allows you to make video calls and screen shares in 4K, among other features.

  • Video meetings are limited to 5 people on the free version. Customer support, meeting recording and reporting tools are only accessible by subscription (from 6 € / month).

U Reunion

U Réunion is a cloud tool published by CyberLink, the world leader in multimedia software. Available as an application that can be downloaded to your workstation, your colleagues can also join meetings from their browser, without downloading.

  • The free version of the software allows you to group up to 25 people on a call, for meetings of up to 30 minutes.

Webex

Developed by Cisco, Webex offers an interesting free offer: meetings of up to 50 minutes, up to 100 participants, screen sharing, interactive whiteboards ... There are many features. The free offer also gives you access to online assistance, if you encounter difficulties.

ezTalks

ezTalks is a tool for creating webinars, video conferences and meetings. The free version lets you make one-to-one video calls for up to 10 minutes, with audio recording. Its free offer is more interesting for the organization of webinars.

  • The free version allows you to create webinars of up to 1h40, for 25 people.


Also read: best collaborative work tools

You now have the choice of the tool to collaborate remotely with your team. Do you know of other software? Share them in comments! And don't forget that you can hire a freelance developer to create your own video conferencing tool; post your project now on Sgtinfo and receive numerous quotes.


frequently asked Questions

What are the video conferencing tools?

Among the most used video conferencing tools are Zoom, Microsoft Teams (now replacing Skype), Google Meet and Cisco WebEx. Other popular video conferencing applications : Amazon Chime, BlueJeans, GotoMeeting or Whereby. Some of these solutions are free

What is the best video conferencing tool?

The 12 Best Professional Video Conferencing Software

  • Livestorm.
  • Microsoft Teams.
  • Zoom.
  • Cisco Webex Meetings.
  • GoToMeeting.
  • Google Meet.
  • BlueJeans by Verizon.
  • Cisco Jabber.

How to make a video for free?

Regarding free videoconferencing services, there is a free version for Zoom and Google Meet, which are two leaders in the videoconferencing market. They allow video calls to be made for free , with a limited number of participants and meeting time.

How do I connect to a videoconference?

  1. The videoconference meeting will be able to begin...
  2. You choose your correspondent from your address book.
  3. and click on the "call in video " button (the name of the button may vary depending on the application)
  4. If the correspondent picks up on his side with the same software, the people will be put in touch.

How do I organize a videoconference?

  1. define the purpose of the meeting;
  2. invite participants in advance;
  3. transmit the agenda and the points to be dealt with;
  4. start and finish on time;
  5. lead the meeting, encourage discussion and encourage all participants to speak

What is the best video conferencing software?

As with many software, there is no "best" video conferencing software. Everything will depend on your use, your needs and your budget.