Zoom

Cloud-based communications service offering video conferencing, online meetings, and mobile collaboration.

Website: zoom.us 

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Zoom

Uses:

  • Video and web conferencing anywhere you are—include remote participants on desktop, mobile or other conference room systems
  • Mobile screen sharing between mobile devices like tablets and smartphones
  • Video webinars with dual screen support and a Q&A dialog box with live or text answers
  • Zoom rooms—telepresence interface that creates an inclusive setting allowing remote users to feel like they’re present

Pros:

  • Free unlimited one-to-one meetings—up to 25 people can join the same meeting for up to 45 minutes
  • Participants can easily mute themselves if they are not talking—cuts out any background noise
  • Video and audio quality are very good—HD-quality videos enhance the experience
  • Screen sharing between both the presenter and guests is easy
  • Participants can IM each other during conferencing
  • Supports Dropbox integration

Cons:

  • No real-time document sharing feature
  • Mobile apps can be a little slow

Pricing:

  • Basic: Free (Personal Meeting)
    • Up to 50 participants, unlimited number of meetings
  • Pro: $14.99/month (Small Teams)
    • Up to 9 hosts, up to 50 participants, unlimited meeting duration for all size meetings
  • Business: $19.99/month (Medium Business)
    • Starting at 10 hosts, phone support, admin dashboard