Video calls are still the best way to power connecting with people we love farther away. In the more than a month that people have been exposed to by coronavirus, many popular applications, many users were unknown.
In the coming months, we will have to continue to maintain the distance to stay with friends and family, a distance that may or may not be tolerated easily, when we use certain video calling systems, as not all provide the same services. Next we show you best apps for video calling.
Marco Polo is one of the smallest apps available in the App Store and allows us to make video calls. Application performance corresponding to the telephone number, so we can only use them from mobile devices. When we're in a video call, we can respond to it with a series of pre-programmed smiles displayed to the right of the screen.
Marco Polo also allows us send video messages, like any other messaging app and is characterized by being one of the simplest apps to use. Although we have been able to use it completely for free, we have a monthly subscription of 9,99 euros, a subscription that allows us to exchange conversations we have.
Marco Polo – Video Chat
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Thanks to Jitsi Meet, we can make video calls, without limitation, from the number of participants is limited to the power of the app and available bandwidth. In order to use the app you do not have to register at any time, passwords are password protected and encrypted and compatible with computers through any browser.
The solution for companies offered by Google is Hangouts integration, old Hangouts converted by business and is located within G Suite Enterprise. Participant limit reaches 250 people, has an automatic recording service, integrates with Google Calendar to manage meetings together. Hangouts Meeet works with a link, a link that allows us to access a video call through the app.
Google Hangouts Meetings
Instagram also allows us to make video calls, video calls such as WhatsApp, limited to 4 parties, so if your communication needs are high, you should choose one of the solutions that we show you in this article. To make a video call on Instagram, we simply chat with four people we want to join and click on the video camera icon to start the video call.
When we talk about video calls, veterans are definitely paying attention to Skype, one of the first services to offer video calls and VoIP calls. Skype is available for all mobile and desktop applications, so we can keep in touch with the people we love from any app.
Last week, Skype introduced Meet Now, a new feature that lets you create meetings for up to 50 people and can join unless you sign up for a service or sign in to the program. To access this type of encounter, so as not to be confused with traditional video calls, we have to click on the link.
Skype is owned by Microsoft, so to use this service, we should only use @outlook account, @hotmail, @ msn …
Skype for iPhone
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One of the applications that has experienced the largest increase since the onset of the epidemic has been Zoom, a proven application involved different security issues (which has forced many governments to stop using it) and privacy (Facebook API for recording information from user and device).
The main function that has allowed you to become the most popular app is how to join a video call: with a link. By clicking on that link, the app automatically opens (when we have to sign in with any account) and accesses a video call, a video call that allows up to 40 people.
This type of connection is similar to what Skype provides us with the Meet Now service. However, Gathering Now allows us to join the conversation unless you are enrolled in the program, so Microsoft does not receive data from us, the Zoom data register.
ZOOM Cloud Meetings
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One of the unique solutions that Google puts you in making video calls is through the Google Duo. The Google Duo lets us do it video calls with up to 12 people. It is associated with a phone number, so it only works on smartphones and not on tablets or tables.
If you regularly use Facebook Messenger to communicate with your friends, you may also use its video calling service, a video calling service, such as WhatsApp, Minimum number of participants: 6.
A few weeks ago, he released a desktop application, an app that allows us to make video calls just as we do from our mobile device. This program is available in the Microsoft Windows 10 Store and Mac App Store for the macOS ecosystem.
SpaceTime is a platform that Apple enables us to make video calls, a platform for allows up to 32 users at a time. The only problem with this service is that it's only available within the Apple ecosystem, so we can only use it with friends or family with a device built in Carlertino.
WhatsApp introduced video calling two years ago. Since then, it has been limiting the possibility of video calls to 4 participants, but an epidemic had to occur so that they could see the indirect limit provided. The latest beta of WhatsApp, increased the number of participants in the video call to 8.
At the moment, we don't know when this new version of WhatsApp will be out of beta, though it shouldn't take too long if you want to rediscover all users who stopped using your platform to make video calls. Let's hope that as the number of participants increases, the awesome quality that is always provided with their help improves.
To this day, The Telegraph does not give us video calls, but will do so before the end of the year.