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Alternatives to Webex

Zoom, Skype for Business, Skype, GoToMeeting, and Join.me are the most popular alternatives and competitors to Webex.
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What is Webex and what are its top alternatives?

Collaborate with colleagues across your organization, or halfway across the planet. Meet online and share files, information, and expertise. Collaborate from wherever you are with Webex mobile apps for IPhone, iPad, Android, or Blackberry. If you can get online, you can work together.
Webex is a tool in the Web and Video Conferencing category of a tech stack.

Top Alternatives to Webex

  • Zoom
    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. ...

  • Skype for Business
    Skype for Business

    With one click, anyone can join your online meeting, from any device. You can choose to meet right away, or schedule from Outlook for later. The meeting URL is personalized just for you. ...

  • Skype
    Skype

    Skype’s text, voice and video make it simple to share experiences with the people that matter to you, wherever they are. ...

  • GoToMeeting
    GoToMeeting

    It is an online meeting, desktop sharing, and video conferencing software package that enables the user to meet with other computer users, customers, clients or colleagues via the Internet in real time. ...

  • Join.me
    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. ...

  • Microsoft Teams
    Microsoft Teams

    See content and chat history anytime, including team chats with Skype that are visible to the whole team. Private group chats are available for smaller group conversations. ...

  • Google Hangouts
    Google Hangouts

    Message contacts, start free video or voice calls, and hop on a conversation with one person or a group. ...

  • Google Meet
    Google Meet

    It is the business-oriented version of Google's Hangouts platform and is suitable for businesses of all sizes. It allows users to dial in phone numbers to access meetings, thus enabling users with slow internet connection to call in. ...

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Zoom

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PROS OF ZOOM
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    Web conferencing made easy
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    Remote control option
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    Draw on screen
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    Very reliable
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    In-meeting chat is pretty good
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    Free
  • 9
    Pair programming sessions with shared controls
  • 8
    Easy to share meeting links/invites
  • 7
    Good Sound Quality
  • 6
    Cloud recordings for meetings
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    Great mobile app
  • 4
    Virtual backgrounds
  • 4
    Recording Feature
  • 4
    Other people use it
  • 4
    User Friendly actions
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    Reactions (emoticons)
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    Auto reconnecting
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    Chrome extension is great to easily create meetings
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    While sharing screen, you can still see your video
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    Mute all participants at once
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    When ending the videocall, everybody gets kicked
  • 2
    Different options for blocking chat
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    Easily share video with audio
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    /zoom on Slack
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    Registration form
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    Meant for business and education
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    Zoom
CONS OF ZOOM
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    Limited time if you are a basic member
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    Limited Storage
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    Hate how sharing your screen defaults to Full Screen
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    Quality isn't great (Free)
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    No cursor highlight on screenshare.
  • 8
    Potential security flaws
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    Onboarding process for new users is not intuitive
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    Virtual background quality isn't good
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    Security
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    Editing can be improved
  • 4
    Doesn't handle switching audio sources well
  • 4
    The native calendar is buggy
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    Dashboard can be improved
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    Pornographic material displayed
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    Any body can get in it
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    Not many emojis
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    Past chat history is not saved
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    Recording Feature
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    En In reality,the chat in the meet not is excelent,noo
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    Zoom lags a lot

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Dmitry Mukhin

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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I want to host an online Jeopardy game with less than 30 participants. During each round of the game, I'll stream some videos. The point is to gather friends together to play the Jeopardy game and watch random stuff. Please let me know if there's a more suitable platform other than Discord and Zoom. Thanks, everyone!

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Skype for Business

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PROS OF SKYPE FOR BUSINESS
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      Skype

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      PROS OF SKYPE
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        Free, widespread
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        Desktop and mobile apps
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        Because i have to :(
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        Low cost international calling
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        Good for international calls
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        Best call quality anywhere, generally
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        Beautiful emojis
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        Chat bots
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        Translator
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        Skype for business integration with Outlook
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        Not the Best, but get the job done
      CONS OF SKYPE
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        Really high CPU utilization during video/screenshare
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        Not always reliable
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        Outdated UI
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        Birthday notifications are annoying
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        The worst indicator noises of any app ever
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        Finding/adding people isn't easy

      related Skype posts

      Dmitry Mukhin

      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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      Mark Nelissen

      I use Slack because it offers the best experience, even on the free tier (which we're still using). As a comparison, I have had in depth experience with HipChat, Stride, Skype, Google Chat (the new service), Google Hangouts (the old service). For self hosted, Mattermost is open source and claims to support most Slack integrations, but I have not extensively investigated this claim.

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      GoToMeeting logo

      GoToMeeting

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      A professional online meeting software
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      PROS OF GOTOMEETING
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        More control over participant’s webcams and chat
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        Lock the meeting room
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        Display 25 camera at a time
      CONS OF GOTOMEETING
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        Join.me

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        Instant screen sharing. Instant Aha!
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        PROS OF JOIN.ME
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          Screen sharing
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          Chat
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          Internet calling
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          Multi-monitor
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          No installation for viewers
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          Quick setup for presenter
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          Allows presenter to share mouse control
        CONS OF JOIN.ME
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          Julien DeFrance
          Principal Software Engineer at Tophatter · | 2 upvotes · 90.6K views
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          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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          Microsoft Teams logo

          Microsoft Teams

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          PROS OF MICROSOFT TEAMS
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            Work well with the rest of Office 365 work flow
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            Mobile friendly
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            Free
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            Great integrations
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            Well-thought Design
          • 10
            Channels
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            Easy setup
          • 6
            Unlimited users
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            Strong search and data archiving
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            Multi domain switching support
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            Easy to integrate with
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            Same interface on multiple platforms
          • 3
            Web interface
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            Great voice quality
          CONS OF MICROSOFT TEAMS
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            Confusing UI
          • 12
            Bad performance on init and after quite a use
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            Bad Usermanagement
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            No desktop client (only fat and slow electron app)
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            Can't see all members in a video meeting
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            Unable to Mute users
          • 5
            No Markdown Support
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            You don't really own your messages
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            MIssing public channels
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            Forced WYSIWYG
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            Stubborn, unused friendly
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            Challenging Onboarding
          • 3
            No linux support
          • 1
            Audio support problems

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          Jon Waite
          Scrum Master at Costco Wholsale · | 3 upvotes · 62.4K views

          Looking for the pros and cons for a tool we can use best for cross-team collaboration (software development). Has anyone compared Google Hangouts Chat with Microsoft Teams? What were the advantages of either??

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          Jack Graves
          Head of Product Development at Automation Consultants · | 2 upvotes · 213.6K views

          We use Microsoft Teams as our primary workplace collaboration tool. It enables our team to work remotely and still collaborate on projects - with integration to JIRA and Confluence, the tool enables us to create War Rooms when problems occur and also provides information-sharing capabilities. Replaced HipChat.

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          Google Hangouts

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          PROS OF GOOGLE HANGOUTS
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            CONS OF GOOGLE HANGOUTS
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              I own an Escape Room. Since right now everyone is practicing social distancing, I would like to run my Escape Room games virtually. I would like to allow approx 4 users to log in to play. They can chitchat a few minutes before their game to get to know each other. Then once the game begins, I will introduce myself and give them the plot to their escape game. I will have a wide-angle camera mounted to the wall to show the room, and as the game master, carry a tablet or webcam around as players talk to me and direct me to show them certain items in the room, move in for closeups in certain areas, try lock combinations, etc. I will be their hands while they solve the puzzles. I am not sure if Google Hangouts Google Meet or Zoom is better for this. I did try it yesterday using google hangout meet and it was good, but I think there may have been a wifi issue where it was choppy. Just trying to figure out the best option. Thank you! Catherine

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              Google Meet logo

              Google Meet

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              PROS OF GOOGLE MEET
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                Free
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                Integrated with G Suite
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                Group video call
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                Gmail server integration
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                Good to make phone calls
              • 9
                Instant Messaging
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                Easy to add and remove contacts
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                Unlimited Storage (Premium version)
              • 6
                Record (Premium Feature)
              • 6
                Easy setup
              • 6
                User friendly mobile app
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                Accessible from the Browser
              • 5
                Saves the chats for future reference
              • 5
                Browser extension
              • 3
                No pornography
              • 2
                Cool emoji extensions
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                Meet has the best quality in terms of participant view
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                Google Meet is never buggy
              • 2
                Amazing captions
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                16 people show at the same time
              CONS OF GOOGLE MEET
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                Quality isn't great
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                Really high CPU utilization during video/screenshare
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                No client annotation on shared screen
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                Not great sound quality
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                Difficult to share video with audio
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                Needs to take measures to improve the ecosystem
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                Auto-added to G Cal invites
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                Needs better support and rollout process
              • 1
                No interactions activities
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                Overheat cpu on Android
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                No desktop client
              • 1
                No desktop client

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              I own an Escape Room. Since right now everyone is practicing social distancing, I would like to run my Escape Room games virtually. I would like to allow approx 4 users to log in to play. They can chitchat a few minutes before their game to get to know each other. Then once the game begins, I will introduce myself and give them the plot to their escape game. I will have a wide-angle camera mounted to the wall to show the room, and as the game master, carry a tablet or webcam around as players talk to me and direct me to show them certain items in the room, move in for closeups in certain areas, try lock combinations, etc. I will be their hands while they solve the puzzles. I am not sure if Google Hangouts Google Meet or Zoom is better for this. I did try it yesterday using google hangout meet and it was good, but I think there may have been a wifi issue where it was choppy. Just trying to figure out the best option. Thank you! Catherine

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