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Working From Home? 5 Video Conferencing Apps You Need To Know

By on April 13, 2020 0

Working from home may sound fun but working from home during a pandemic is a different level of scary phase we are all going through in 2020.

However, that’s the only way to survive what’s coming ahead – a blow to the country’s economy. In such a scenario, the best thing one can do is find ways to make the Work From Home efficient.

In today’ article, we are going to talk about apps that help you communicate with groups through video conferencing. You may know a few of them but knowing them all can work well in your favour. So take a look!

  • Zoom

You must have heard about it. Zoom is gaining popularity like no other. The award winning app lets you contact people through video conferencing, online meetings and group messaging too. You just need to sign up and start the video conferencing.

  • Google Duo

Another famous and popular video conferencing app, Google Duo is free and can be used on both Android and iOS. For now, you can add up to 12 people during a conference. Though it is usually known for calling with friends, it is becoming a go-to app for businesses too.

  • Skype

A name that’s well known for video conferencing, Microsoft-owned Skype is great for teams and small enterprises. The app is available in desktop, mobile and even tablets. The best part is you don’t even need an account for Skype. You can just create a free unique link and share it with team mates too begin the video conferencing.

  • WebEx

Cisco’s WebEx is a more professional place for video conferencing. With its sister apps like WebEx Meeting and WebEx Team, you can easily work and collaborate with people in remote locations. The app can be downloaded for free.

  • Slack

Last but definitely not the least is Slack. The app lets you make video or voice calls no matter where you are located. Not just this, Slack also lets you share your screen during the call for better communication of ideas. The app offers four plans; Free, Standard, Plus, and Enterprise Grid. You can choose the one that suits your team size.

Noted? Well, then start the work. These apps not just help you connect with team mates but also with friends, family and even tutors if you are looking for some online classes to make the lockdown more productive.

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