Due to the ongoing work from home and study from home culture, video calling apps have seen a boom. There are popular apps available like Zoom, Google Meet, Microsoft Teams and more. However, lately, we have been feeling the need to go for an Indian app ignited by the ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat’ vision mainly. So, here are some Indian video calling apps that you can use.
Top 5 Indian video calling apps for Android, iOS
JioMeet is one of the currently popular video calling apps in India that comes from the Jio terrain. The JioMeet app is in direct competition with Zoom, considering they resemble a lot in terms of looks and ease of usability. The app is easy to download for both Android and iOS users and doesn’t include a lot of elements to confuse the users. The app can be used to make HD audio and video calls and allows for up to 100 people in a single calling session. It is a secure app and doesn’t have any call duration limit.
Users can create a JioMeet account either with their phone numbers or email IDs. Additional features include the ability to schedule meetings, active speaker layout, password-protected meetings, Waiting Room (also taken from Zoom), screen-sharing feature, Safe Driving mode to video call while driving, multi-device support (up to 5 devices). It is also available for Mac and Windows users.
Say Namaste is another Indian video calling app that has recently been launched. It is developed by Inscripts and is both an Android and iOS app. It can also be accessed via its website version. The app can let you conduct video and audio calls and include up to 50 people per call. It supports various features such as screen-sharing, media chat and messaging, and allows for easy file-sharing such as documents, PDFs, presentations, images, video files and more.
The app is yet again a simple one and doesn’t really require users to create an account. There are mainly two options on the app: Create New Meeting and Join Existing Meeting and users can select either of the two depending on the situation. The app ensures it is privacy-focused and even requires users’ feedback to further.
VideoMeet is an app that joins the list of Indian video calling apps available for us. It is made by Rajasthan based IT firm, Data Ingenious Global Ltd and is available for Android, iOS, and even web. It supports a number of features such as recording, screen share, music share, flip cameras, celebrate, chat during a video call, and more. It is a free app and comes with the data compression technology so that users don’t spend a lot of their data on the app.
Furthermore, it allows for webinars, conferences and has a Sensitive meeting option for different people in a webinar to get different codes and links to join the virtual meetings. The app ensures privacy and the video calling is fully encrypted with no personal data of the users being shared with third parties.
FLOOR is a video calling platform made by an Indian company 10Times. The platform enables users to conduct video calling but mainly is a platform for large webinars and interactions such as live events such as buyer-seller meets, tradeshows, conferences, seminars, summits, meetups. While FLOOR isn’t available as an app, it is still can be accessed via the Indian apps 10Times available on both the Google Play Store and the App Store.
The platform includes other features such as audience polls, Q&A, social forum, user matching for networking, and content sharing. Additionally, the platform can host multiple sessions simultaneously, with up to 1 million participants.
Another one to support PM Narendra Modi’s ‘Vocal for Local’ initiative is Webkonf Meetings, which is available to use both via the web and the Android app. It allows for both audio and video calls and is a part of the ‘Made in India’ venture by the Indian government. The app ensures users’ utmost security and claims to not share your personal information with third parties.
Additionally, Webkonf does not store your recorded sessions, screen shares or chat on the server. Webkonf Meetings is mainly a web platform but also has an Android and iOS app versions.
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