Top 10 Free Video Conferencing Applications for Meetings & E-learning

The conveniences that seemed fictional 10 years back are now up and running. Until a few years back there was a requirement of space for an educator to teach their students and for an employee to interact with their coworkers. But now there’s no such restriction. Today you only need a platform to create a link among the users and you are good to go. Moreover, it has become a necessity in today’s world to have alternatives for uncertain times. Owing to technological advancements we can now easily teach, learn, and interact virtually with the help of mobile and desktop applications and internet connection using Free Video Conferencing applications.

We have got you a list of 10 free Video Conferencing apps compiled below:-

1.Blue Jeans Video Conferencing

Installs: 1M+
User Rating:
4.5/5
Platforms: Web, iOS, Android, Desktop

Pros:

  • Unlimited Cloud Recording
  • Customer Support
  • Background Noise Cancellation

Cons:

  • Unimpressive user interface
  • Problems while sharing screen

Blue Jeans is a tool that allows 150 attendees to join the session at once. It also has a smart ‘Dolby Voice’ feature that amplifies the speakers’ voice while preventing unnecessary background disturbance. This app is appropriate for both an official meetings and tutoring sessions.

2. Cisco Webex Meetings

Installs: 50M+
User Rating: 4.2/5
Platforms: Web, iOS, Android, Desktop

Pros:

  • No time limit
  • Enables 1000 participants

Cons:

  • Not-so-good call quality during low bandwidth network
  • Screen sharing issues, sometimes

Cisco Webex is an easy to use app that lets 25 people join the meeting for free. Additionally, as high as 100 other people can also join for free if the creator of space has got a paid account. Also, its AI-enabled assistant accepts voice commands too.

3.Free Conference Call

Installs: 1M+
User Rating: 4.2/5
Platforms: Web, Android, iOS

Pros:

  • Completely free
  • Up to 1 GB storage

Cons:

  • No screen sharing
  • Less clarity about functions

Free Conference Call app enables hosting audio as well as free video conference for 6 hours per call. It caters the participation of 1,000 people at one time. A great plus point is that it doesn’t cost a penny to the users; however, it welcomes contributions.

5. Join.me

Installs: 1M+
User Rating: 3.5/5
Platforms: Web, iOS, Android

Pros:

  • Recording of the meeting
  • Screen Sharing
  • Google Calendar Plugin

Cons:

  • Lags in case of a higher number of participants
  • No password protection feature available for meetings

Join.me is a Free Video Conferencing that helps small business teams and a limited batch of students (up to 10 persons) to join the conference cost-free. The app even allows to swap the presenters during the meeting.

6. Lifesize Video Conferencing

Installs: 500k+
User Rating: 3.6/5
Platforms: Mac, Windows, iOS, Android, Linux

Pros:

  • Unlimited duration of session
  • Responsive technical support

Cons:

  • Slow interface

Lifesize is high-quality software that comes with a feature of an integrated calendar to keep you intimated about the upcoming conferences. This tool has a capacity of 50 people per conference. The app also provides a feature of recording the videos so as to access them in the future, therefore, proving to be a good option for teaching.

6. Meetly

Installs: 100k+
User Rating: 4/5
Platforms: Android

Pros:

  • Chat during call feature
  • Password protected meetings

Cons:

  • No screen sharing option

Meetly enables up to 70 participants to connect for a video meeting. It comes with a feature of saving the past conference history, therefore, enables productivity by saving time for the host if regular or daily meetings are intended.

7. SAY NAMASTE Video Conferencing

Installs: 500k+
User rating: 4.2/5
Platforms: Web, Android, iOS

Pros:

  • Chat option during a call
  • Media sharing option

Cons:

  • Unstable in terms of features
  • No recording/ storing option

Developed by Inscripts India Private Limited, SAY NAMASTE grants free access to 50 persons for one conference call but will soon be available for 100 persons. You can even chat with other users simultaneously while being on a group video call.

8. Uber Conference

Installs: 100k+
User rating: 4.3/5
Platforms: Web, Android

Pros:

  • Screen Sharing
  • Unlimited calls
  • Integration with Google Drive

Cons:

  • Uncertain quality of calls
  • Maximum 10 participants (free account)

UberConference allows 10 participants at once for free. However, a paid account lets hold a conference for as long as 5 hours with a maximum of 100 participants. The app has an amazing Voice Intelligence feature to transcribe the meetings for accessibility at a later time.

9. VideoMeet

Installs: 50k+
User rating: 3.4/5
Platforms: Web, iOS, Android

Pros:

  • Document Sharing
  • Screen Sharing
  • Compatibility with low-end devices

Cons:

  • None

With the ability to support a conference or a webinar of 2,000 people, VideoMeet is absolutely free to use. You only need a registered account to host a conference but you shouldn’t be worried about registration if you are an invitee. The app is built with ‘data compression’  technology that lets users with low-end devices have an amazing experience.

10. Zoho Meeting

Installs: 500k+
User rating: 3.8/5
Platforms: Windows, Mac, Android, iOS

Pros:

  • Audience Poll and Raise Hand feature
  • Assignment of co-organiser feature

Cons:

  • No provision for rescheduling meetings
  • Only 2 participants allowed

Zoho Meeting is a Free Video Conferencing tool that lets its users host video conferences and webinars. With free access, it allows only 2 participants for meeting and 10 for a webinar. However, up to 100 attendees are allowed with a paid account. It is suitable for casual catch-ups and one to one tutoring sessions.

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