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Zoom

Cloud platform for video and audio conferencing, chat, events, contact centers, VoIP cloud phones, and webinars across mobile, desktop, and on-site room systems.

  • Mac
  • Windows
  • Linux
  • Online
  • Android
  • iPhone
  • Android Tablet
  • iPad
Avg rating of 3.4 (37)| 43 comments

What is Zoom?

Zoom is a video communication company that provides remote conferencing services that combines video conferencing, online meetings, chat, and mobile collaboration.

Zoom offers a way to start or join a 100-person meeting face-to-face video, screen sharing and instant messaging

Key Features: --Best video meeting quality --Best screen sharing quality --Screen share directly from your device --Screen share photos, web, and Dropbox or Box files --Screen share apps via iOS AirPlay --Co-annotate during screen sharing --Real-time whiteboard collaboration --Send group text, images, and audio files from mobile and desktop --Contact availability status --Easily invite phone, email, or company contacts --Join as interactive participant or view-only webinar attendee --Works over WiFi, 4G/LTE, and 3G networks --Safe driving mode while on the road --Connect with anyone on iPad, iPhone, other mobile devices, Windows, Mac, Zoom Rooms, H.323/SIP room systems, and telephones

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Zoom Features

  1.  Screen SharingYou can use Zoom to share your screen with your colleages or friends.
  2.  No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in Zoom without registration.
  3.  Ad-freeZoom doesn't contain any form of external advertising.

Zoom information

  • Developed byZoom Video Communications, Inc.
  • LicensingProprietary and Freemium product.
  • PricingSubscription that costs between $15 and $20.
  • RatingAverage rating of 3.4 (37 ratings)
  • Alternatives213 alternatives listed

Supported Languages

  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Polish
  • Portuguese
  • Russian
  • Chinese
  • Spanish
  • Turkish
  • Vietnamese

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  •   4.6 avg rating
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Our users have written 43 comments and reviews about Zoom, and it has gotten 141 likes

Zoom was added to AlternativeTo by Katz123 on and this page was last updated .

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Oldarney
  
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Terrible OAuth implementation... sometimes exposing you to phishing, but wow did they put a lot of work into their platform. They have Fedora RPMs, Debian .deb's, a chrome app, a web client, android and iOS apps... it's truly impressive how complete their lineup is.

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danielmichel
  
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Free videochat without the bloatware that Skype has become. I'm not even in the target audience but it covers my needs perfectly.

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TheEmperorArt

This is less secure than Facebook.

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Kandi
  
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According to several experts, Zoom has major security vulnerabilities. (https://protonmail.com/blog/zoom-privacy-issues/) Zoom allows your boss to track your attention during calls, shares the copious amounts of data it collects with third parties, and has already had a major security vulnerability. Zoom does not use end-to-end encryption, but only uses transport layer security (TLS) encryption. And online trolls have also taken advantage of default Zoom settings to “Zoombomb,” public conference calls and disrupt them. Also (https://gbhackers.com/zoom-vulnerability/)

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darkdemonsup
  
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With the last updates your mouse pointer becomes laggy.

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IdaKnow66
  
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I like Zoom because it helped me a lot to stay in touch with other students and professors without having to meet them in person!

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LinuxDoge
  
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Zoom is just horrible. There are two awesome Open source alternatives that run on many servers and protect your privacy... And there is Zoom.

You literally give some dubious newcomer tech giant in the US the rights to record your face, apply background filters (i.e. run AI over the video) and more. You have no idea what they do with your data, as it is on their servers, you have no control.

AAAnd they watermark every stupid recording with their logo.

Use BigBlueButton or Jitsi, trust me.

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tensingnightco
  
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Awful software with lack of security and internet acceleration. I have experienced several times being trolled in a Zoom class by some stupid hacker kids, while the incident hasn't happened a single time in Google Meet or Microsoft Teams. I don't understand why many businesses and universities still stick to this software. If I got a chance, I would suggest people replace Zoom to other open source alternatives.

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  • Web Conferencing
  • Group Chat
  • Events
  • cloud-contact-center-software
  • Phone System
  • event-software
  • virtual-events
  • contact-center-software
  • Chat
  • Schedule Meeting
  • contact-center
  • call-center
  • realtime-whiteboard
  • mobile-collaboration
  • virtual-event-platform
  • Photo Sharing

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    Discord is better for large communities and informal video calls, not meetings.
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