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Is there an open-source screen sharing tool?

Tiger VNC is available on Github. Also OpenMeetings from Apache is a capable product. It is a video conferencing tool that includes the ability to share screens.
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Video chat alternative to Skype on Windows/Linux

You can try Ekiga. It's an open-source SoftPhone, video conferencing and instant messenger software. It runs on windows and linux. I believe you can host with it, but I've never done it. It should be ...
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C# SDK for videocalls

I recommend checking out the LEADTOOLS Multimedia SDK for this. This SDK includes support for standard streams such as RTSP and MPEG-2 Transport over UDP. LEADTOOLS also provides a proprietary stream ...
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Is there an open-source screen sharing tool?

Jitsi Jitsi is a set of open-source projects that allows you to easily build and deploy secure videoconferencing solutions. At the heart of Jitsi are Jitsi Videobridge and Jitsi Meet, which let you ...
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Skype alternative for Linux with counterpart for Android

Another reason to switch away from Skype is that they are owned by Microsoft and have been shown by the Snowden leaks simply to give data from Skype conversations to the NSA, including recorded calls. ...
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Is there a free and open source software for video conferencing?

Quoting from FAQ: What is Jitsi? Jitsi is a set of open-source projects that allows you to easily build and deploy secure videoconferencing solutions. We are best known for our Jitsi Meet ...
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1:1 Video Chat that doesn't require logins

Jitsi Meet is open source, does not require any account and you can self-host it if you want. It works in the browser, so no installation needed. Jitsi Meet - Secure, Simple and Scalable Video ...
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Skype alternative for Linux with counterpart for Android

Not a full match, but I've just found Ring: Must haves: text conversations: Yes file exchange: Unsure (probably yes in SIP mode) Strongly preferred: Open Source: Yes audio/video chat: Yes, yes ...
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screen recorder that saves incoming audio

You can use a WebCam Recorder, installation and use of this program makes it one the favorites because it allow the use to record high quality videos, crystal clear voice recording and a very powerful ...
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Commercial web-based video conferencing platform

In addition to Webex I would also look at Big Blue Button, a Free/Open solution. Room creation, allowing access to rooms, etc. is all done via API calls, so you could have total control over how that ...
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Video chat alternative to Skype on Windows/Linux

Jitsi meet. You can always make the browser window on top. It is open source.
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LAN-only IP-to-IP video chat

I would recommend trying a WebRTC based solution. One of them is apprtc. You'll need internet connection to load the web page once, But after that you can talk to who ever you want on your local ...
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Audio & Video teleconferencing program, hosted on personal PC

I have recently installed Jitsi Meet for that purpose. It is self-hosted, on a Debian server in my case. The installation really was as simple as a few steps: wget -qO - https://download.jitsi.org/...
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Video chat for long distance, limited bandwidth users?

It might be worth taking a look at Cisco WebEx - which often doesn't show up in searches for Video Chat as it is an on-line meeting & conferencing solution which includes Video Conferencing. On ...
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Sharing a video in a video conference call

There are various websites that allow you to make a 'room' and watch youtube videos together with your 'room' participants. There is full control over the video in these rooms. This would require you ...
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Open-source Alternatives to MS Teams for Video Conferencing

BigBlueButton would meet your requirements: open-source: Yes. Does not require to own a server or domain (by me): While you can self-host it, there are providers offering it for you. Though BBB ...
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Video calls for 20+ members for free?

When you write "free software" it seems you really mean free-of-charge services. I can recommend to use Free Software (a.k.a. Open Source), which means software that is both free-of-charge ...
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Anonymised video conference platform

As of january 2021 |Google| MS | | |BigBlue| |Cisco | meet |Teams|Zoom |Skype|Button#|YouTube|Webex ----------------------------------------------------...
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Cross-platform remote desktop with video streaming

Maybe WHIP is helpful? Available in Debian unstable and testing (and therefore soon in Ubuntu too, I guess) are packages simple-whip-client, simple-whip-server, janus, and janus-demos. install and ...
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Make calls which does not dampen out musical instruments

When non-speech audio gets "muffled", most likely the cause is not client-side filtering but compresssion codec in use that is optimized for speech. I recommend to use an app that supports ...
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Good open source alternative for Sony Vegas?

A somewhat less user friendly but possible more powerful option is MoviePy which is a Python wrapper around the command line FFMPEG it downloads and installs FFMPEG on first use - when used from ...
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Good open source alternative for Sony Vegas?

Reading the question, I wonder, as it happens very often, that you are confusing Open Source with free. Open source is useful if you want to edit the code to make a variation of it, for example ...
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Each client should have their own private "room" where they can video/text with their support person from my team

Hangouts Chat Not to be confused with Google Hangouts, the confusingly-named Hangouts Chat is Google's business offering as of 2018, and is available to G Suite subscribers. Create dedicated chat ...
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(Open Source/ Low Cost) Conference Management Software

In addition to Odoo and Osem, check Indico: http://indico-software.org/
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Video conference with soundtrack sharing and playing

I think your requirements would be best suited and served by Cisco Webex meetings, and it is made free now up till certain users. The host has all the controls required for the purposes you just ...
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Free web or desktop (OSX/Windows) software to allow free video conferencing for large groups (10+)

Another to add to your list is Jitsi: https://jitsi.org/. It meets all the requirements you have listed and in addition works on Linux, Android and iOS.
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self-hostable FOSS Videoconferencing server *with* on-server video mixing

What you are looking for is - as you mentioned yourself - technically called an MCU, where the currently more popular approach is called an SFU. MCUs are unpopular because it places a burden at the ...
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e-Learning platform that supports video streaming for classes

You can connect Moodle with BigBlueButton. This gives you the open source solution you need. Our open source platform, edloomio, can also be setup with BigBlueButton. Send me a PM if you are ...
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e-Learning platform that supports video streaming for classes

edX (https://edX.org), which started by providing courses from leading universities online, has now made the platform free and open source (https://open.edx.org/about-open-edx) for any organization to ...
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