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Skype Alternatives & Competitors

(18,727)4.3 out of 5

Looking for alternatives to Skype? Tons of people want Video Conferencing Software to help with hand raise, whiteboarding, and presentations. What's difficult is finding out whether or not the software you choose is right for you. We have compiled a list of Video Conferencing Software that reviewers voted best overall compared to Skype. Based on reviewer data you can see how Skype stacks up to the competition, check reviews from current & previous users, and find the best fit for your business. Zoom, Cisco Webex Meetings, GoToMeeting, and Microsoft Teams are the most popular alternatives and competitors to Skype.

Top Alternatives to Skype

  • Zoom
  • Cisco Webex Meetings
  • GoToMeeting
  • Microsoft Teams
  • Google Hangouts Meet

Top 20 Alternatives & Competitors to Skype

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  1. Zoom

    (32,125)4.5 out of 5

    Zoom unifies cloud video conferencing, simple online meetings, and group messaging into one easy-to-use platform. Zooms solution offers the video, audio, and screen-sharing experience across Zoom Rooms, Windows, Mac, iOS, Android, and H.323/SIP room systems.

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  2. Zoom unifies cloud video conferencing, simple online meetings, and group messaging into one easy-to-use platform. Zooms solution offers the video, audio, and screen-sharing experience across Zoom Rooms, Windows, Mac, iOS, Android, and H.323/SIP room systems.

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    Julia M.
    JM
    Everyone can use it without creating an account, so it is very accessible. Additionally breakout rooms can be created so that small little groups can meet without distracting other working groups....Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Skype, Zoom is:

    More expensive
    Better at support
    Better at meeting requirements
    #2
    #2
  3. Cisco Webex Meetings

    (12,356)4.2 out of 5
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    Cisco Webex Meetings is how Fortune 500 get 110% from their teams. The new Webex Meetings redesign gives you modern, video-first meetings that are more intuitive and productive. Millions rely on Cisco Webex to work smarter, connect across boundaries, and drive innovative ideas forward. When you want a secure, flexible, seamless, and intelligent collaboration solution, you choose Cisco.

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  4. Cisco Webex Meetings is how Fortune 500 get 110% from their teams. The new Webex Meetings redesign gives you modern, video-first meetings that are more intuitive and productive. Millions rely on Cisco Webex to work smarter, connect across boundaries, and drive innovative ideas forward. When you want a secure, flexible, seamless, and intelligent collaboration solution, you choose Cisco.

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    UR
    Multiple options for changing display e.g to view multiple people at once, or only the person speaking etc. I like being able to change my microphone/video settings before entering a meeting.

    Reviewers say compared to Skype, Cisco Webex Meetings is:

    Slower to reach roi
    More expensive
    Better at support
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    #3
    #3
  5. GoToMeeting

    (11,812)4.2 out of 5
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    Millions of businesses trust GoToMeeting for reliable, professional online meetings and on-the-go collaboration. Gain momentum with an award-winning solution that works instantly on any device.

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  6. Millions of businesses trust GoToMeeting for reliable, professional online meetings and on-the-go collaboration. Gain momentum with an award-winning solution that works instantly on any device.

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    Sumant T.
    ST
    GoToMeeting is a solution which enables you to manage and access gatherings in seconds, with a visually appealing platform which provides immediate collaboration ways for all kinds of businesses...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Skype, GoToMeeting is:

    More expensive
    Slower to reach roi
    Better at support
    #4
    #4
  7. Microsoft Teams

    (8,852)4.2 out of 5

    Microsoft Teams is a chat-based workspace in Office 365. It brings together people, conversations and content along with the tools that teams need so they can easily collaborate to achieve more.

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  8. Microsoft Teams is a chat-based workspace in Office 365. It brings together people, conversations and content along with the tools that teams need so they can easily collaborate to achieve more.

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    Ajamil  J.
    AJ
    The awesome thing for teams is that we can blur the background with different-different views on video conferencing. Even sometimes i have checked on poor connection its better then other calling...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Skype, Microsoft Teams is:

    Slower to reach roi
    More expensive
    Better at support
    #5
    #5
  9. Google Hangouts Meet

    (5,284)4.4 out of 5

    Connect with your team from anywhere. With easy-to-join video calls, you can meet face to face without the added cost of travel.

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  10. Connect with your team from anywhere. With easy-to-join video calls, you can meet face to face without the added cost of travel.

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    UG
    Google Hangouts is actually my go to for video conferencing, over Zoom or Skype. It is straightforward and reliable.

    Reviewers say compared to Skype, Google Hangouts Meet is:

    Easier to set up
    Better at support
    Easier to admin
    #6
    #6
  11. BlueJeans Meetings

    (3,986)4.3 out of 5
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    BlueJeans brings video, audio and web conferencing together with the collaboration tools people use every day. The first cloud service to connect desktops, mobile devices and room systems in one video meeting, BlueJeans makes meetings fast to join and simple to use, so people can work productively where and how they want.

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  12. BlueJeans brings video, audio and web conferencing together with the collaboration tools people use every day. The first cloud service to connect desktops, mobile devices and room systems in one video meeting, BlueJeans makes meetings fast to join and simple to use, so people can work productively where and how they want.

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    Sriram P.
    SP
    all will be best and especially the audio video quality and the technology there are offering is amazing solutions there best is the support. Best tool in the world for attending meeting and...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Skype, BlueJeans Meetings is:

    Slower to reach roi
    More expensive
    Better at support
    #7
    #7
  13. join.me

    (3,978)4.2 out of 5
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    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.

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  14. 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.

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    Kelly T.
    KT
    Working in a small company with not enough people and resources to have one to one meetings with multiple clients is a great issue. Join.me is a platform that we use to fulfill this requirement...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Skype, join.me is:

    More expensive
    Better at support
    Easier to admin
    #8
    #8
  15. TeamViewer

    (1,974)4.5 out of 5
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    Easy-to-use remote support and access software that lets you securely connect to and monitor desktop-to-desktop, desktop-to-mobile, mobile-to-mobile, or to unattended devices like servers and IoT devices from anywhere.

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  16. Easy-to-use remote support and access software that lets you securely connect to and monitor desktop-to-desktop, desktop-to-mobile, mobile-to-mobile, or to unattended devices like servers and IoT devices from anywhere.

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    akriti v.
    AV
    the best part of this is i can share my desktop any where but virtually. if i am out of my work station. it is very useful if i compare to skype or team

    Reviewers say compared to Skype, TeamViewer is:

    Slower to reach roi
    More expensive
    Better at support
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    #9
  17. UberConference

    (1,879)4.4 out of 5
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    Free conference calls with a visual interface. See who's on the call, see who's talking, and more...and FREE

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  18. Free conference calls with a visual interface. See who's on the call, see who's talking, and more...and FREE

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    Seth E.
    SE
    The audio quality is second to none and has been the way I record podcasts.

    Reviewers say compared to Skype, UberConference is:

    Easier to admin
    Easier to set up
    Easier to do business with
    #10
    #10
  19. Whereby

    (748)4.7 out of 5
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    Collaborate from anywhere! Easy video meetings with no login for guests.

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  20. Collaborate from anywhere! Easy video meetings with no login for guests.

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    RR
    Its easy to use and fast to connect. Browser based with all functionalities (sharing screen which is a must) and easy to share with those who aren't too familiar with video conferences (we know...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Skype, Whereby is:

    Easier to set up
    Easier to admin
    More usable
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    #11
  21. Adobe Connect

    (685)4.1 out of 5

    Adobe Connect is a web conferencing solution for online meetings, eLearning, & webinars.

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  22. Adobe Connect is a web conferencing solution for online meetings, eLearning, & webinars.

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    UH
    i like how all of the adobe connect orginates fromthe stem of adobe and how its easy to conference right from there in a meeting or any important web quest you may have

    Reviewers say compared to Skype, Adobe Connect is:

    Slower to reach roi
    More expensive
    #12
    #12
  23. Webex (formerly Webex Teams)

    (563)4.3 out of 5

    Webex (formerly Webex Teams) is here to help you transform how work gets done, not just enable team chat. Webex Teams is an app for continuous teamwork that brings crystal-clear video meetings, group messaging, file sharing, calling and whiteboarding so your teams can work anytime, on any device, with anyone, across any workstream.

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  24. Webex (formerly Webex Teams) is here to help you transform how work gets done, not just enable team chat. Webex Teams is an app for continuous teamwork that brings crystal-clear video meetings, group messaging, file sharing, calling and whiteboarding so your teams can work anytime, on any device, with anyone, across any workstream.

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    Lara M.
    LM
    I love the ability to create specific spaces with project team members and project names called out. It's much better than having to create a new space each time you want to discuss a project. I...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Skype, Webex (formerly Webex Teams) is:

    Slower to reach roi
    More expensive
    Better at support
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    #13
  25. FreeConferenceCall.com

    (273)4.6 out of 5
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    FreeConferenceCall.com is a conferencing and voice messaging provider.

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  26. FreeConferenceCall.com is a conferencing and voice messaging provider.

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    Daniel L.
    DL
    I had a solid conference call bridge setup with callers from US & Canada, who connected through Bluetooth on mobile phones and Skype calling. An easy-to-use service! No ads for participants, and...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Skype, FreeConferenceCall.com is:

    Easier to admin
    Better at support
    Easier to set up
    #14
    #14
  27. Highfive

    (184)4.0 out of 5
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    Highfive simplifies business collaboration with an all-in-one conferencing platform that builds connected cultures.

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  28. Highfive simplifies business collaboration with an all-in-one conferencing platform that builds connected cultures.

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    AA
    I liked how easy it was to connect people from other offices. I found it easier to use than Skype or a similar program. You were provided with your own high five camera and app, which was nice and...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Skype, Highfive is:

    Slower to reach roi
    More expensive
    Better at support
    #15
    #15
  29. GlobalMeet Collaboration

    (502)4.2 out of 5
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    GlobalMeet’s user-friendly conferencing platform lets you meet on PGi’s best-in-class global audio network. GlobalMeet is an easier and better way to share presentations and collaborate with large groups online.

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  30. GlobalMeet’s user-friendly conferencing platform lets you meet on PGi’s best-in-class global audio network. GlobalMeet is an easier and better way to share presentations and collaborate with large groups online.

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    AB
    I really like how you can use this program and communicate with people all over the world. not only is it easy to use as a first timer i didn't have problems getting the hang of it. i would say...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Skype, GlobalMeet Collaboration is:

    Slower to reach roi
    More expensive
    Better at support
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  31. InterCall Unified Meeting

    (28)3.9 out of 5

    With Unified Meeting 5 audio, web and video conferencing, you can come together with anyone, from anywhere, at any time. All without leaving your office.

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  32. With Unified Meeting 5 audio, web and video conferencing, you can come together with anyone, from anywhere, at any time. All without leaving your office.

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    UI
    I use Intercall to set up meeting and have been very pleased. It is easy to start and use. Its hands free dial in as I can enter my phone number and the system calls me. I can easily share my...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Skype, InterCall Unified Meeting is:

    More expensive
    Easier to admin
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    #17
  33. Jitsi

    (43)4.2 out of 5

    Jitsi is a set of open-source projects that allows you to easily build and deploy secure videoconferencing solutions.

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  34. Jitsi is a set of open-source projects that allows you to easily build and deploy secure videoconferencing solutions.

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    UM
    It is open-source, secure and free! It provides ecrypted communication, can be used for video conferencing in countries where Skype, WhatsApp is blocked. User friendly interface, can be accessible...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Skype, Jitsi is:

    Easier to do business with
    Slower to reach roi
    Easier to set up
    #18
    #18
  35. Cisco Jabber

    (3,328)4.1 out of 5

    Empower employees to work together efficiently from anywhere by bringing together presence, instant messaging (IM), audio, video and web conferencing, enterprise voice, and visual voicemail into one client on your desktop.

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  36. Empower employees to work together efficiently from anywhere by bringing together presence, instant messaging (IM), audio, video and web conferencing, enterprise voice, and visual voicemail into one client on your desktop.

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    UG
    It is very easy to share files in Jabber and also it consumes less internet speeds and hence when sometimes apps like sfb crashes on VOn, jabber continues to work.

    Reviewers say compared to Skype, Cisco Jabber is:

    Slower to reach roi
    More expensive
    Better at support
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  37. 3CX

    (350)4.4 out of 5

    3CX is an open standards communications solution that replaces proprietary PBX's. Built for business connectivity and collaboration it integrates video conferencing, live chat and apps for Android, iOS, and the web. Available on premise (Windows / Linux) or hosted as a cloud solution.

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  38. 3CX is an open standards communications solution that replaces proprietary PBX's. Built for business connectivity and collaboration it integrates video conferencing, live chat and apps for Android, iOS, and the web. Available on premise (Windows / Linux) or hosted as a cloud solution.

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    UI
    Have several audio codecs that let you have quality of sound. Easy and quick configuration with the most popular SIP provider worldwide. Can manage multiples accounts like a regular PBX system.

    Reviewers say compared to Skype, 3CX is:

    Slower to reach roi
    Easier to admin
    Better at meeting requirements
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  39. Onstream Live

    (142)4.0 out of 5
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    Onstream Live are a highly professional, web-based tool for communicating with your target audience, simply and affordably.

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  40. Onstream Live are a highly professional, web-based tool for communicating with your target audience, simply and affordably.

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    Christopher B.
    CB
    I like the way you can interact with people via internet and show a full blown presentation from the confort of your office.

    Reviewers say compared to Skype, Onstream Live is:

    Slower to reach roi
    More expensive