Questions tagged [video-conferencing]

Interacting with other people through the internet, where the parties involved can see each other via their webcams.

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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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Roundtable / town hall live discussion platform

I am looking for a web-based service (either an existing third-party service, or a system I can set up on my own server) to facilitate real-time roundtable and/or town hall discussions among a ...
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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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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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Video chat for long distance, limited bandwidth users?

We recently moved to the other side of the planet and face the problem of limited bandwidth internet service at a time when we want to use video chat on a daily basis. It's not totally unusable, but ...
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Skype alternative for Linux with counterpart for Android

I'm looking for an alternative to Skype which I can use to communicate between Linux computers as well as Android. While Skype is basically being available for both systems, I prefer something more ...
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Tool for OS X that allows multiple monitors to act as one (Video Wall Driver)

We have an array of six 55" TV screens arranged in a video wall driven by a single Mac. It looks gorgeous, and is great for multitasking in meetings. (e.g. showing a document to the group at large ...
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Software to record Skype Conversations for Mac or Windows

I've been trying to record skype conversations that I have had with other professionals in my industry to share them among my colleagues. However, every single time I try to record one of the Skype ...
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Free video conferencing software?

Is there a free video conferencing program like Skype for multiple people to converse from different locations with their pictures or better video feeds on the screen at one time? Playing the odds, ...
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Videoconferencing that allows to play music to the participents

I play in a RPG (old school with dices) with some friends who happen to live several hundred kilometers away from me. So we interact over Videochat. Now our Game master wants to use music to enhance ...
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HD video conferencing and HD screen sharing at an acceptable frame rate

I've checked out the free trials of WebEx, GoToMeeting, and ClickMeeting, and they work wonderfully for webcams – however I'm finding that they're all similar in that they lock screen captures to very ...
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screen recorder that saves incoming audio

I am going to be joining a couple of Skype sessions and I would like to record just the screen and incoming audio. Is there an screen recorder for Skype that can record incoming audio but not outgoing ...
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Web conferencing software or service with Linux support

I'm a Linux Mint user and currently use WebEx for hosting web demos with audio conferencing capabilities. I pay for their monthly service; however, I'm forced to use Windows to do both VoIP audio and ...
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p2p video calls (conferencing) on android

I wanted an alternative to skype for video calls for android. Have read some articles, however, "advertised" viber and telegram do not support video now. In this question Video call to iPhone (...
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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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Self-hosted video chat software

I am looking for a free self-hosted alternative to Skype: a video chat server. I have tried OpenMeetings, but it has too many features, I need something more simple. I already looked at the ...
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android video chat that a toddler can't accidentally close or toggle out of

I skype with my 15 month god-daughter semi regularly. She gets oddly excited to see me, and insists on 'carrying' me around to play games with her. Unfortunately as a toddler holding and playing ...
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Open Source Webinar Software

Is anyone aware of open source webinar/webcasting/webconferencing software that meets the following criteria? Allows you to stream video and pre-made video files Has moderated sessions and attendees ...
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Questions to speaker for smartphone / University purpose

I was at the MIT-Vienna-Conference and they had a pretty nice App-System (Superevent), where Questions to the Speaker could be asked per the Superevent-app, upvoted from others and finally answered by ...
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C# SDK for videocalls

I'm looking for a SDK to develop a video call application in .NET (C#). I prefer an Open Source solution, but I'm evaluating also non free solutions. Any hints?
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Each client should have their own private “room” where they can video/text with their support person from my team

User story: As a client, I would want to come to the website, log into my own private online 'room' (preferably without downloading software, although a mobile app would be a useful bonus), leaves ...
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(Open Source/ Low Cost) Conference Management Software

Have a friend who is organizing a rather large not-for-profit conference (~1000 people). The big hiccup I am seeing in their process is the speaker intake, and how it relates to promotional material ...
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Commercial web-based video conferencing platform

We are looking for a platform that we can integrate into a website, where the platform is responsible for video conferencing and hosting the server-end of things. Many of our customers are based in ...
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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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chatting/video calling app using Openfire 4.0.1

I am looking for a multi platform program (majorly win 7), which i can run using Openfire 4.0.1 server for the following uses: Instant Messaging Audio calling Video calling User online or offline ...
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Open source video-conference Skype-Like

I am looking for an open-source video-conference Skype-Like software for Linux Mint 17. the main feature it should have is an end-to-end connection, without having NAT, so a low-level encryption. it ...
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What I can use to perform reliable screencasts / webinars for many people?

I need to stream my webcam video, or my screen contents, or both, to a group of 10-30 people. They don't need to stream their video or audio, they just need to have a possibility to send a question (...
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An open source video streaming application that uses RTP over UDP that I can 'make' from the source code?

I am looking for an application that allows me to modify its source code according to my custom needs. I have a packet with custom information with a separate software to process and do stuff with it. ...
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What easy-to-use software can I use for streaming a meeting?

So, I got the "honour" to setup a possibility for my dads office to stream meetings they have, so members who live a bit farther don't have to travel there (it's mostly volunteers, so you can't force ...
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Video call to iPhone (FaceTime) via Windows, Android, or web

I want to perform a video call to someone with an iPhone. The recipient of the call has no technical skills or knowledge. They have used FaceTime on their device. I want to make the call from a ...
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Sharing a video in a video conference call

I have an interesting question. My company and a client will be having a meeting over Skype for business. I have prepared some videos that I would like to show at the meeting. I would like to stream ...
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LAN-only IP-to-IP video chat

I'm searching a LAN-Only messenger, with the following features audio video text works without internet type in the IP-address of another computer and it connects to that computer's messenger. ...
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Video conferencing with 10+ participants for free?

I wonder if mid-2014, with a massive rise of WebRTC, are there any free tools allowing video conferencing or just audio chat for 15/20/50/100 participants? Skype: http://www.skype.com/en/group-video-...
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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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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: +------------------------------------------------+-------+-----------------+----+ | ...
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Open source self-hosted enterprise chat server with Active Directory integration, video/audio chat, file sharing

We are considering an enterprise chat app for our company. However, we have significant presence in China and Indonesia. Local regulations of these countries require personnel data of these companies ...
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Video call app with 60FPS support

I am looking for a video call app which supports 60FPS. It not necessary but would be nice to have cross platform clients available. There may not be a direct comparison, but with the advent and ...
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Tools to test web conferencing system

Is there a tool to test the performance and the voice quality for a web conferencing system ? Thank you
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Is there a software to convert a voice(of a specific video)to a written text(Voice-to-Text)& add it(as subtitles)to that video, simultaneously?

I am an English language learner. I encounter serious problems when watching a lot of English language videos. Some speakers talk so fast that I do not understand exactly what they are saying. Of ...
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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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Hosting workshops with all participants sharing screens

I'm looking for a conference software to host in-company remote coding workshops. The perfect solution would allow the host to see all the participants screens - as s gallery view with the ...
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What plugin / 3rd-party software would you recommend to setup OBS to stream to Skype or sites such as Appear.in?

Setup Windows 7 Ultimate, Service Pack 1 (64-bit) 16GB RAM Intel Xeon CPU E5645 @ 2.40GHz 2.53GHz (2 processors) Looking for Free / Open-Source software or plugin. With a bit of Googling, I could ...
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Hosted SaaS provider for Flash based one-on-one video chat

I'm looking for a ready-to-go, preferably pay-for-what-you-use hosted solution for a website-embeddable video chat solution based on Flash or at least offering a Flash fallback. This is for a video ...
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Need Plugins/Apps/API to create Whiteboard Sharing, Video Conferencing, Text Chat and Document Sharing

We are planning to develop web application having features like Realtime Whiteboard sharing, Video Conferencing, Text Chat and document sharing. So that training from remote locations can be done ...
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A web based video recording widget that supports RTMP/RTSP

I need a widget/library that enables my website to record videos from a user's camera and stream them live to my streaming server through RTMP/RTSP. Would prefer players supporting HD recording. Any ...
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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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Create an online (video conference) class

Is there any free service to create an online class, video conference with about 35 students around the world? I've done a Google search for "web group video chat" and tried some of the results, but ...
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What kind of software would you use for broadcasting an event?

Let's say you need to broadcast an event (like a convention or a conference, etc.). Then you are using a camera able to videotape it and send the information to your computer. What kind of software ...
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Video Calling on an Angular web application

I'm currently trying to write an Angular web application that has video calling capabilities. I've tried looking and implementing a few different technologies such as PeerJS and webRTC, unfortunately ...
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automatic accepting of videocalls on Raspberry Pi 3B+?

I look for a videocall-solution that exists both for Android and Raspberry Pi. The coders of Jitsi write that it will not work on the Pi, what a bummer. So I looked more into Nextcloud Talk and Google ...