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Video conferencing that deals well with multiple simultaneous speakers?

Every year my family and I have a big group call with 10-20 participants. We used Google Meet this year, and everyone had a lot of audio problems when more than one person tried to talk at once (I've ...
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Video call app with 60FPS support

I am looking for a video call app which supports 60FPS. It's not necessary but would be nice if it comes with cross platform clients support. There may not be a direct comparison, but with the advent ...
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Video conferencing solution to give lectures

We are currently looking for a video conferencing solution to give lectures to groups of about 20 ppl. The unique requirement, however, is that all participants have to be in view on the screen, the ...
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Plotting IP-based or chat-based locations on a map, in real-time (Zoom conference)

I will be organising a Zoom event with around 300 participants distributed across several continents. As an ice-breaker, I'd like to start by asking everyone to type in the chat where they are joining ...
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Centralized streaming platform for company video-streams/events

We have a weekly meeting in the company. It's moderated by a designated group of people. Every week the moderator changes. Pre-covid times were fairly easy. The moderator could just speak freely in a ...
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Broadcast a video to multiple social networks?

In a conference I would like to stream the video to multiple social networks. Something really simple that receives an RMTP input stream and mirrors that to YouTube and 1-3 instances of PeerTube. So ...
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(Video) communication software/dashboard for elderly people

I recently came across this product: KOMP. It is a display that (elderly) people can put in their homes and their family members can "control" it remotely with their phones. So even if my grandparents ...
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Sofware for recording video conference, one file per participant

I need a video conference app (free if possible) to do series of video conferences (interviews) and record it on the hard drive of the interviewer. The hard part: Each participant video feed/stream ...
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Teams like software with multiple screen sharing simultaneously?

Is there a Microsoft Teams like software that allows two people to share the screen simultaneously, has a chat and a video support, and works in Linux and Microsoft Windows?
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Video chat alternative to Skype on Windows/Linux

Is there any video chat app that works on Windows and Linux and has an always-on-top / pop out video window like Skype? Bonus points if it's open-source and/or allows self-hosting.
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Google meet for kids? What software for a child to video chat

I am looking for software for the child to be able to contact me through video chat. Can I set in google meet so that the child can only call me? I would like such a safe communicator. Thanks for the ...
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How can I achieve this "nametag" effect on video calls (Zoom and Google Meet)?

I like this idea that I see at https://warmly.ai/p/nametags but I want to be able to full customize one for myself in Photoshop. I tried making a .png file with transparency and using that as my &...
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Is there an open-source screen sharing tool?

Is there anything that can share screen between more than two people (like e.g. TeamViewer), but is open-source? At the very minimum, one user should be able to present their desktop, exact copy of ...
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Video Call API Europe

We would like to develop a feature for our application, that allows our users (macOS, Windows or web applications) to Video-Call other people (remote healthcare) and are looking for an API to do so. ...
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Good open source alternative for Sony Vegas?

Is there a good open source alternative for Sony Vegas? I want to cut a video, add nice looking effects, edit the audio (with effects) and render it. I want to make animations done in Blender and ...
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Android apps that can blank background during video calls

This post is about the accessibility feature of apps that can blank the background while providing the ability to connect users in online conversations using video. I was wondering, which apps, ...
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Best-quality group video conferencing software

Zoom is very popular now, but its frame rate and video and audio bitrates are pretty bad, sending 320 by 180 images at 15 frames per second and a rather low audio bitrate. Skype is better, but it ...
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self-hostable FOSS Videoconferencing server *with* on-server video mixing

In light of recent events, I've been having a few more video conferences than usual. I found the fact that Jitsi Meet, Nextcloud Talk and similar software do point-to-point video connections to be ...
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Video conference with soundtrack sharing and playing

Is it possible to play as background music the same soundtrack to all members, controller by the event organizer, and switch sometimes between soundtracks? "Send / share" with other members upfront, ...
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Need audio conferencing software with less lag and good noise canceling

A group I'm part of has been using Google Meet for our audio conferencing. I'm quite unhappy with it. There is too much lag and too much noise when someone is moving around (squeaky chair, noisy ...
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Audio & Video teleconferencing program, hosted on personal PC

Given the social distancing measures put in place as of late due to COVID-19, and people's distrust of large organisations like Google having access to their data or conversations, I have spent time ...
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Open-source Alternatives to MS Teams for Video Conferencing

In the presence of current wave of COVID-19, we all are forced to work-from-home and attend online group meetings. In this context, my organization is currently using MS Teams for such meetings. ...
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Is there a (video-)conferencing tool that supports positional sound (and avatars)?

Due to the SARS-CoV-2-pandemic, a lot of companies and institutions are using (video-)conferencing tools for their meetings. One of a problems that I encountered here is that meetings with more than 2-...
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Video calls for 20+ members for free?

I'm looking for free software for weekly video calls for 20 - 25 members and at least 3 hours duration of continuous video calls and it should be compatible with Mac os and Windows and should have ...
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Make calls which does not dampen out musical instruments

I have tried making a regular phone call and using the duo app on android but both of them seems to dampen out non-vocal frequency ranges which makes it really hard to hear my father play the violin ...
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Video Call software with redirection / routing

Is there a video call software on linux that I can use in the following manner : User A calls User B. User B has a specific userID / number / Identifier / ... that User A uses. The software in User B '...
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Cross-platform remote desktop with video streaming

I'm looking for a remote desktop software with the following features: client cross-platform (Windows 10 and Ubuntu 20.04 at least), the "server" (my side) should support at least Ubuntu 20....
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Videoconferencing app with ability to locally mute participant (mute for me)

We are looking for a videoconferencing app that has one specific feature: Ability to mute participant, but only for myself so others can still hear them. The use case is that if two participants join ...
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Uncompressed video chat solutions?

I am looking for a video call tool capable of transmitting and receiving uncompressed or losslessly compressed video between two participants (or more, but even at SD that is a little ambitious, ...
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Free Microsoft Teams alternative with opportunity to host on your own server

My company uses skype and e-mail for all messaging, conferences and so on. Me as a person who used to discord all of this stuff makes to cry because it is uncomfortable to use. I'd like them to switch ...
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Audio/Video settings stack ranked program

My audio/video settings for various video chats (Google Video Chat, Zoom, Facebook Messenger, Signal, etc.) frequently have trouble everytime I connect, which I do multiple times a day. I also have a ...
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Software for high quality Animations

Hey I'm trying to make a promotion video for an app and was wondering how they do something like this: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wkhRnmLxKH4 I have no experience with animating, just with video ...
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Windows application better than Skype

Skype used to be fantastic, but has been gradually strangled over the past few years, and now it is unreliable; the latest changes are ridiculous. I need to leave. Is there another Windows program ...
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Zoom alternatives

A friends organization has banned Zoom for security reasons. For on-line courses they would like conferencing software that supports: breakout rooms hand raising doc sharing video presentations (...
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Use a timer as a Zoom participant

I have weekly meetings on Zoom during which participants are encouraged to speak. However, some speak too long, not allowing enough time for others, so we sometimes use a timer to control how long ...
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Is there a way to apply shaders to camera on system level?

I just came across this fancy CRT shader which can be used with a camera input and I was wondering, is there a way to use such effects so that any app using camera will instead see the processed image?...
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Blend slides over camera feed for webinars or teams video conferences

What tools do I need, to create webcasts, where slides (Powerpoint?) are blended half side over my webcam feed - like Microsoft's hosts did this in the latests Build Conference:
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Anonymised video conference platform

I'm looking for a platform to provide webinars that... Prevents attendees from knowing who else is attending, for privacy concerns. This can be done by letting people choose pseudonyms, or by hiding ...
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Voice video and text chat, screen sharing, conference all in one tool?

I am looking for a software that could fulfill all the following needs : Conference calling with up to 10-15 people Video, Text, Voice chat Groups/Servers/Friend list Screen sharing All of the above ...
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Free/Libre voice & video chat alternative to Skype?

I don’t want to use Skype because it’s proprietary. I’m looking for an alternative that is Free/Libre (FLOSS), is available cross-platform * (at least: GNU/Linux, Mac OS, and Microsoft Windows), ...
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1:1 Video Chat that doesn't require logins

I'm looking for a video chat system that supports 1 on 1 chats and does not require any logins. Currently we use Google Hangouts or Skype for interviews, but we can't always assume the candidate will ...
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Do you know any video chat room providers with WebAPI?

I want to be able to programmatically create a video chat room and send its link to a customer, so he will be able to chat with an employee. I've been looking for a provider of such service but didn't ...
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Agora vs Twilio [closed]

We're building an app that offers 1 on 1 and group video calls. We're trying to make a decision between using Twilio and Agora. It looks like a lot of organizations have taken up Agora as their ...
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Is there a free and open source software for video conferencing?

Is there a free and open source software for video conferencing that has end to end encryption? I need it to support GNU/Linux, Windows, and Android smartphones.
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Video conferencing with member-navigatable breakout rooms?

As part of the Covid-19 pandemic, with San Francisco in lockdown, we'd like to bring a (previously offline) conference online; expected ~150 participants, for use of ~4 hours. One of the features of ...
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Free web or desktop (OSX/Windows) software to allow free video conferencing for large groups (10+)

Which free software allows many (10+) people to video conference for free? It must: Be easy to sign up to Be free for many-user video conferencing (whether or not it charges for other things doesn'...
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software for meeting

I'm looking for software that allow me to create video live meeting, with management user system. I want that every user will enter with user name and password from one device only (i would like to ...
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What is current to-go videoconferencing software for augmented reality?

Probably it's possible to share your AR experience with other users. Is there conferencing software for this use case? Or at least just stream sharing coupled with audio conferencing? Broadcasting ...
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e-Learning platform that supports video streaming for classes

I'm looking for an e-Learning platform that supports video streaming, sort of like moodle but with support for live classes by company instructors. This is intended to be only used inside the ...
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Screen sharing with video and ability for users to draw on screen

I am looking for a combination of the features in Slack and Google Hangout: In table form: +------------------------------------------------+-------+-----------------+----+ | ...