Top 5 Best Free Group Video Conferencing Software for 2017

With the development of economic globalization, businesses today need to hold group video conferencing to interact with their employees, colleagues or customers. It's not expensive for big companies to purchase a piece of group video conferencing software for remote group collaboration. However, if you are small businesses, start-ups or individual businesses, purchasing a piece of group video conferencing software with over $100/host/month seems not to be necessary and cost-efficient.

In the circumstances, a free group video conferencing tool is a better choice. In order to help you host group video conference with others for free, here we will share 5 best free group video conferencing software with rich features.

1.Skype
2. ezTalks Meetings
3. ooVoo
4. FreeConference
5. Google Hangouts

1. Skype

Skype is regarded as the only most popular and free voice and video chat online software. With Skype you can call everywhere for free through Skype to Skype calls. You can also enjoy group voice calls with up to 25 people and video calls with up to 10 people. But Skype recommends video group calls with up to 5 people, since it complies with their fair usage policy. Group video calls are limited to 100 hours per month with no more than 10 hours per day and 4 hours per individual video call. Once these limits have been reached, the video will switch off and you’ll be turned to an audio call. Please note that you are not allowed to start a group video call in Skype for mobile devices, Linux, and TVs.

skype

 

What Do You Need before A Meeting?

•The latest version of Skype;

•A high-speed broadband Internet connection;

•A webcam, a microphone and speakers;

•DirectX 9.0c compatible video card on Windows OS.

2. ezTalks Meetings

With the above 4 pieces of free group video conferencing software, we can only have group video conference with no more than 10 participants per meeting. Therefore, if the four products are not able to meet your business needs, ezTalks Meetings will be your great choice. The professional free video conferencing tool has just released a 100-participant plan for totally free, which allows up to 100 participants to join a video conferencing per time. Besides, compared to other free group video conferencing apps, the product has more comprehensive features to better your group video conference experience, such as screen sharing, file sharing, interactive whiteboard, meeting scheduling, meeting recording, meeting presenter control, and so on. Additionally, you have no need to waste you time to register an account with email, you can directly log in with your Facebook or Google account.

eztalks cloud meeting

 

What Do You Need before A Meeting?

•A ezTalks Meetings app with account;

•Your devices: Windows/Mac computers, Android phone, or iPhone;

•A webcam, a microphone and speakers for your computer.

3. ooVoo

Just like Skype, ooVoo is also famous for person-to-person video chat or group video conferencing free, which enables you to do group chat with up to 12 persons by using ooVoo. You can also record whole video chat during video conferencing. ooVoo is available for Windows, Mac OS, and different devices including Android and iPhone. Therefore, you can use the app to do cross-platform group video calls as you like for free.

ooVoo

 

What Do You Need before A Meeting?

•The latest version of ooVoo;

•Your devices: Windows/Mac computers, Android phone, or iPhone;

•A webcam, a microphone and speakers for your computer.

4. FreeConference

As its name implies, FreeConference is a powerful free video conferencing tool that makes it easy to hold group video conference free with up to 10 participants in an online meeting every time. With FreeConference, you can schedule meetings and it sends out reminders automatically. You can also start meetings instantly if you don’t need advance notice. If you want to get more features or participant numbers, you will have to update to a paid plan.

freeconference

 

What Do You Need before A Meeting?

•A FreeConference app with account;

•Your devices: Windows/Mac computers, Android phone, or iPhone;

•A webcam, a microphone and speakers for your computer.

5. Google Hangouts

Google Hangouts is a free online group video conference tool launched by Google, which lets you make face-to-face free group video conferencing with up to 10 people at same time. You can use this service at any browser and OS without any restriction. Simply download and install it on your devices through Play Store, iTunes or Web application, and you can start chatting with your friends, collaboration partners or family members for free. It also enables you to share screen with all video conference members, add new members, edit documents all together from Google Drive, play games and even broadcast your live video meeting to your Google+ friends.

google hangouts

 

What Do You Need before A Meeting?

•A Google account;

•A computer with high-speed Internet connection;

•A webcam, a microphone and speakers.

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