Video Conferencing Tools

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Video Conferencing Tools

Zoom - Zoom is a popular option for online meetings. With a free account, you can invite 100 participants, but meetings are limited to 40 minutes. A "pro" level account is $14.99/month.Pricing and Plans

Cisco WebEx - Cisco has increased the options for the free version of their service, which now allows for 100 participants and no time limit. You can also receive a discount on their paid services, by using code "wecare2020". Pricing and Plans

WhereBy - WhereBy runs in a user's web browser, so there's no need to install software. At the free level, it can have up to four participants, but at "Pro" ($9.99/month) it goes up to 12 participants. Pricing and Plans

Jitsi - Jitsi is a free and open-source video conferencing software

Microsoft Teams - Microsoft is making Teams free for individuals and businesses.

LogMeIn - Audio/video conference software company (owner of GoToMeeting, GoToWebinar, and GoToStage) is offering a free Coronavirus Emergency Remote Work Kit to municipalities and nonprofit organizations. It includes free temporary licenses to use their online meeting, webinar, and remote work software products. For details, get more information here.

Information adapted from Vermont Arts Council - read more of their COVID-19 information here

TechSoup offers a Comparison Guide: Video Conferencing Tools for Your Nonprofit which compares 7 different popular tools by maximum meeting size, highlights, chat features, meeting features, collaboration features, security measures, and cost to nonprofits.