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appear.in vs Skype: What are the differences?

appear.in: Video conversations with up to 8 people for free. No login — no installs. Create a video room. Share the link. Appear together. Built with WebRTC & AngularJS; Skype: Voice calls, instant messaging, file transfer, and video conferencing. Skype’s text, voice and video make it simple to share experiences with the people that matter to you, wherever they are.

appear.in belongs to "Screen Sharing" category of the tech stack, while Skype can be primarily classified under "Web and Video Conferencing".

Some of the features offered by appear.in are:

  • iPhone App
  • Create an appear.in room and send the link to the room on e-mail, chat, SMS etc
  • No installation required

On the other hand, Skype provides the following key features:

  • Calling- Make free Skype to Skype calls or call mobiles and landlines home and abroad at low rates.
  • Video- Catch up face to face or get a whole group together on a video call.
  • Messaging- You're always in the loop with instant messaging, voice messaging and sending texts.

"Easy setup" is the top reason why over 11 developers like appear.in, while over 248 developers mention "Free, widespread" as the leading cause for choosing Skype.

According to the StackShare community, Skype has a broader approval, being mentioned in 737 company stacks & 733 developers stacks; compared to appear.in, which is listed in 31 company stacks and 5 developer stacks.

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What is appear.in?

Create a video room. Share the link. Appear together. Built with WebRTC & AngularJS.

What is Skype?

Skype’s text, voice and video make it simple to share experiences with the people that matter to you, wherever they are.
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    What are some alternatives to appear.in and Skype?
    Zoom
    Zoom unifies cloud video conferencing, simple online meetings, and cross platform group chat into one easy-to-use platform. Our solution offers the best video, audio, and screen-sharing experience across Zoom Rooms, Windows, Mac, iOS, Android, and H.323/SIP room systems.
    Join.me
    Get everybody on the same page, when they're not in the same room, instantly. Review documents and designs. Train staff. Demo products or just show off. join.me is a ridiculously simple screen sharing tool for meetings on the fly.
    Screenhero
    Screenhero gives you low-lag screen sharing, multiple mouse cursors, and voice chat. You each get your own mouse cursor, and you're both always in control. It works with your favorite IDE, text editor, or app.
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    Decisions about appear.in and Skype
    Dmitry Mukhin
    Dmitry Mukhin
    at Uploadcare · | 11 upvotes · 24K views
    atUploadcareUploadcare
    Google Hangouts Chat
    Google Hangouts Chat
    Webex
    Webex
    Skype
    Skype
    Zoom
    Zoom

    Uploadcare is mostly remote team and we're using video conferencing all the time both for internal team meetings and for external sales, support, interview, etc. calls. I think we've tried every solution there is on the market before we've decided to stop with Zoom.

    Tools just plainly don't work (Skype), are painful to install for external participants (Webex and other "enterprise" solutions) can't properly handle 10+ participants calls (Google Hangouts Chat).

    Zoom just works. It has all required features and even handles bad connections very graciously. One of the best tool decisions we've ever made :)

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    Julien DeFrance
    Julien DeFrance
    Principal Software Engineer at Tophatter · | 2 upvotes · 15K views
    atSmartZipSmartZip
    Zoom
    Zoom
    Skype
    Skype
    Join.me
    Join.me
    #VideoConferencing
    #Dialpad

    Which VideoConferencing software to use?

    Join.me, #GoToMeeting, Google, Skype... Many of the previous software I experienced disappointed me or my team in many ways: problems joining, voice/video issues, having to register or install software first. And easily, each time we just waste 10-15mn waiting for everyone to join.

    Too many signs it was time for a change.

    At my previous company, SmartZip, I made the switch to #UberConference. A Dialpad service. We're currently using Zoom at Stessa. I really like it too.

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    Reviews of appear.in and Skype
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    followthesteps.net
    Review ofSkypeSkype

    they really have an awesome and fast support.. Thanks http://www.followthesteps.net/sky-contact-phone-number/

    How developers use appear.in and Skype
    Avatar of Srinivas Adireddi
    Srinivas Adireddi uses SkypeSkype

    Three reasons why people like Skype that I am compelling: 1. It's simple and easy to use 2. Good video calling quality 3. It's cheap and very efficient Very popular too

    Avatar of eXon Technologies
    eXon Technologies uses SkypeSkype

    We are using Skype to help your customers in realtime. Sometimes you need to chat or talk with customer right away and this is best option for us right now.

    Avatar of MyklClason
    MyklClason uses SkypeSkype

    Skype is one of the better methods I've found for IM communication, and most of my clients have it. Mostly use it when there is a need for screensharing.

    Avatar of MadElf1337
    MadElf1337 uses SkypeSkype

    Skype is far by one of the best video calling apps I've ever used(After Google Duo) It has a very simple User Interface, hence is a favorite of mine.

    Avatar of dotmos
    dotmos uses SkypeSkype

    Allows us to communicate with our employees who are all in different countries when they are not logged into Slack. Also used to vet new employees.

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