Due to today’s busy schedules, people can’t be able to live together. Peoples live away from their family and friends due to work, jobs, study, and so many other reasons. The only way to see them is a video call. Video call is one of the best ways to communicate with your loved ones. On the other hand with vast numbers of us now working from home or working in the office as well, it’s not possible to meet all the clients face to face, many of them belong to another residence, another city and sometimes another country. Video calls make it easy to communicate with them. You can do it on your laptop, pc, and even your smartphones.
Video calling was indeed mired by poor connectivity and outdated algorithms in the past, However, with efficient use of compressed algorithms combined with enhanced internet connectivity. There are tons of video chat apps available on the play store, and it is impossible to try all of them. Since the market has a lot of options when it comes to choosing the best app for video calling, it can be a little confusing for us. I have tried to mention some useful ones who can give a shot for the best face to face communication.
Top 5 free video calling apps for personal use
With more than 2 billion users around the globe, WhatsApp undoubtedly is the most popular messaging platform in the world.
With such a large user base WhatsApp is also the best option for video calling because for this you don’t need to install any other app from the Play Store.
It’s present almost in every smartphone. So, You also don’t have to worry if the person whom you want to call has WhatsApp or not.
Another great app to make video calls is the Facebook messenger. Firstly it was embedded in the Facebook App. But later
Facebook launched a separate app for messaging with lots of cool features and customizations. And that app is Facebook Messenger.
You can make voice, video call, single person call or group call. Facebook Messenger gives you all freedom. You can add up to 50 people at the same time.
And the best part of the Facebook messenger is, it is platform-independent. I mean you don’t have to stick to your Smartphone to make a video call. You can do it from your laptop or PC too, which is not possible in WhatsApp.
If we talk about the user base, then the user base of Facebook is almost the
same as WhatsApp.
Before 4G, IMO was everyone’s favorite app for video calling. And IMO deserved it. At that time, the Internet was not so fast as today and in that slow connection IMO was the only app that could work seamlessly.
So, if you have a slow internet connection then you can try IMO. But, there is a problem with IMO.
IMO has a very small user base and probably you’ll have to ask the opposite person whom you want to call to install the app first.
4. Google Duo
When it comes to trust and security, Google ranks number one at least in India. Google is the number one search engine in the world with around 80% share of the total search engine market.
Google Duo is a Google Video Calling app with the trust and security of Google. With Google Duo, you will be able to make HD video calls in any part of the world.
Who doesn’t know Bill Gates and who doesn’t use Microsoft products or services? Microsoft is one of few top companies in the world and Skype is owned by Microsoft.
If you are a professional where you need to talk to your client through video calls then Skype is the best option for you.
It is available on all platforms like smartphones, tablets, and PCs.
Todays,.Video calling feature is available on the phone network itself. Many Telecom companies like Airtel, Idea, and Jio offer VoLTE and Video calling for free. So, in most cases, you don’t require to use any app.
But in case you don’t have this option or you are outside India then these you can consider any of these 5 apps.