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Skype is a free VoIP and video conferencing service for Pc,
Mac, Linux, Windows Mobile and Os X Mobile to make one-to-one
video calls. You can text-chat (also in group mode), have audio
/ video calls, transfer files, and more. Mac version also allows
to share your screen. Video calls are limited to two people,
but there are many third-party software that let you add more
people, and also record your conferencing sessions. Embeddable
widget available. Pay As You Go pro account allows you to buy
$10 of Skype credit to call landline and mobile phones, which
have to be used within 180 days.
- Windows Live Messenger
Windows Live Messenger is a popular free instant messaging and
video conferencing tool from Microsoft. Available for Pc, Mac,
and Windows Mobile-based phones, Live Messenger can also be
used to transfer files, and supports Xbox integration. A site-embeddable
widget is available, but Live Messenger cannot be used for public
conferences, and a feature to record your audio or video calls
- Yahoo! Messenger
Yahoo! Messenger is a free instant messaging and video conferencing
solution. Yahoo! Messenger is available for Pc, Mac, Linux,
and can also be used for file transfer purposes. Integrated
voicemail is found among the main features, but recording your
audio or video chat is not possible, nor public conferences
are allowed. An official widget you can embed on your site is
also missing, but on the Web there are many workarounds to do
- Google Video Chat
Google Video Chat is a feature of Gmail that lets you have one-to-one
video chat with other Gmail users right inside the e-mail window
of your browser. Completely free to use, Google Video Chat is
available for Pc and Mac. The application is very essential
and allows you just to text chat and share your video. No session
recording, widget, or public conference features available.
- AIM Chat
AIM Chat is a free web-based service that allows you to text
and video chat with other AIM and Bebo buddies. After registering,
you can also share media content via the brand new AIM interface
(still in beta status). Public conference not available, nor
session recording. An embeddable widget is available to let
people chat and video chat from your web site.
SnapYap is a web-based video conferencing tool. Filling up a
simple registration form enables you to create your free, personal
video conference room, where other people can join and video
chat with you: if the have a SnapYap account, you just need
to insert their username, else just provide their email address
and they will be sent an email with instructions to enter the
room. Video messaging feature, and widget for your site available.
Boostacam is a free, easy-to-use, web-based video conferencing
solution for one-to-one calls. Without registration, you can
create a virtual room where yours and other-party webcams will
be shown. To share your room just copy and paste the individual
URL that Boostcam creates for you. No session recording, nor
public conference features available. No embeddable widget as
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OoVoo is a free web conferencing software available for Pc and
Mac (Mac still in beta version). After a quick registration,
you can download the software to your hard-disk and be able
to communicate with other ooVoo users through text-chat, video
and audio conference (up to six people). You can also record
your video conversations and host public conferences. File transfer,
and embeddable widget to add to your web site available. Starting
pro plan for ooVoo includes: multi-party video conference up
to 6 participants, high-resolution video, more storage, unlimited
session recording, and more for 10$/month.
SightSpeed is a video conferencing software available for both
Pc and Mac machines. SightSpeed can be used to have video chats
with up to 2 concurrent channels streaming at the same time.
Advanced features include: text chat, file transfer, session
recording, and video messaging. No public conference allowed,
nor embeddable widget for your web site supported. Free for
two people, or $9.95/month for 4 people and unlimited video
- Adobe Acrobat Connect Pro
Acrobat Connect Pro is a powerful video conferencing solution
from Adobe. Entirely based on Flash, the service allows you
to create, host, and join meeting from your web browser. All
you need is a webcam and compatible microphone. Advanced features
like whiteboarding, session recording, file transfer, text-chat
and screen sharing supported. No widget to embed a meeting on
your web site nor public conference supported. Prices starting
Nefsis is a multi-party web and video conferencing software
for Pc. Nefsis allows up to 20 participants to join a conference
at the same time, and sports many advanced features like: HD
webcam support, whiteboarding, desktop sharing, session recording,
and more. Public conferences are not supported, and there's
no widget to embed on your web site. Prices starting from $70/month.
VSee is a multi-party video conferencing and desktop sharing
tool. VSee allows up to 6 people to have a video chat at the
same time. You can also live edit and annotate documents, share
applications, transfer files, record and share videos, pan,
tilt, and zoom remote cameras. Session recording and public
conference features are not supported. Embeddable widget not
available. 30-day free trial to test the service and pro starting
plan for 50$/5-month.
iChat is a built-in software of Apple operating system, which
thus works only on Mac machines. iChat allows you to share your
screen, text-chat, and have audio and videoconferencing sessions
with up to 4 people (including you). Whiteboarding, file transfer,
media sharing, and session recording are also possible. No widget
available for your web site and public conference is not supported.
MegaMeeting is a web-based video conferencing tool. MegaMeeting
requires no download: all you need is an internet browser, a
broadband internet connection, and a web camera or digital video
camera. Up to 10 participants can join a video conference at
the same time, and an unlimited number of additional secure
video conferencing attendees can see those 16. No session recording,
public conference or embeddable widget available. Pro versions
allow screen sharing and brandable video meetings, and up to
16 concurrent participants. Prices start from $15/additional-seat.
MeBeam is an easy-to-use web-based video conferencing tool that
you can use to have free video calls with up to 16 people without
having to install anything on your machine. To start a video
conference, you just have to type a name for your room, share
it with your friends, and click connect. No session recording,
public conference available. Web Widget is also missing. It
is completely web-based and free to use, with no registration
TokBox is a free web-based video conferencing application that
anyone can use to have multi-party video meetings online. There's
no limit to the people you can add to a single meeting though
the guys at TokBox suggest not to exceed the limit of 25 concurrent
users for best performance. After a simple registration, you
are able to create your video room either by sharing a URL or
adding participants from your existing IM profiles. Public conference
feature, video mail, and widget to embed your conference room
on your site available. Session recording not supported.
Vidivic is a web-based video conferencing tool to create, host,
and join online conferences that works only with Internet Explorer.
Free to use, Vidivic allows meetings up to 9 participants. Text
chat available, but advanced features like session recording,
public conference or file transfer are not present. No embeddable
widget to put on your site.
FlashMeeting is a free, web-based video conferencing tool that
allows you to have multi-party video meeting with unlimited
people. FlashMeeting also has built-in session recording, text-chat,
file transfer, live annotation, and whiteboarding feature. No
embeddable widget available or public conference supported.
iNeen is a powerful free video conferencing software for Pc
and Mac. Multi-party supported for 4 people at the same time.
Text-chat and session recording are available. Public conference
and web site embeddable widget not available. iNeen can also
transfer your incoming calls to another account in case you
are inside another call or unavailable.
PalBee is a multi-party, web-based video conferencing tool.
PalBee lets you set up free video meetings with up to 9 people,
who can all whiteboard, transfer files, upload PowerPoint presentations
and other media content, record for one hour anything that happens
inside the conference, and publish it as a video on YouTube.
No public conference feature nor web widget to embed on your
web site. The service is completely free to use.
iSpQ is an awarded video conferencing software available for
Pc and Mac users. Multi-party conferences are allowed up to
4 participants at the same time. Video messages and text chat
are supported. No session recording, public conference, or widget
to embed on your web site. iSpQ costs $39.95/license
Ekko is a free, web-based video conferencing tool that you can
use to create meetings with up to 5 attendees. Other features
include: text-chat, media sharing and a smart integration with
popular IM services to manage your online relationships more
easily. No session recording or public conference features supported.
Ekko also allows you to place a dedicated web widget on your
web site to access the service.
Vawkr is a free web-based video conferencing service that allows
you to have an online chat room and host your video meetings.
After registering to the service, you get your own disposable
video conferencing session where you can also text-chat other
participants. A widget from Vawkr is available to host meetings
directly on your web site. No session recording, file transfer
or public conference features supported.
iVisit is a free multi-party video conferencing software that
works with Windows machines and Windows Mobile-enabled mobile
phones. You can create live video conferences with up to 8 people
at the same time, share hi-res photos, text-chat, and even track
mobile users with the integrated GPS system. Whiteboarding feature
also available, but no session recording, widget to embed on
your web site or public conference supported. Pro plans with
screen-sharing starting from $4.95/month.
Meeting24.tv is the new kid on the block of video conferencing
tools that allows you to host and participate in meetings with
up to 24 participants. Free and web-based, the main strength
of Meeting24.tv lays in its easiness of use. No advanced features
like session recording, public conference, text chat are available.
No widget to embed on your site supported as well. Pro plan
with up to 100 concurrent participants is priced at 10,000 yen.