A completely free, secure and open source video conferencing application for your desktop and mobile

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Jitsi Meet Source: Jitsi
 

While the COVID-19 pandemic continues to disrupt business around the world, it has also spurred the growth of video conferencing platforms as people are turning to meeting each other online.

Now, there are many video conferencing platforms available in the market but their free versions mostly come with limitations. Google Meet limits the meeting length up to 1 hour, Microsoft Teams offers 2GB of storage per user with some other restrictions, Zoom has a 40-minutes cap and Houseparty imposes a limit of eight persons in a meeting.

If you're looking for a completely free service that supports unlimited video calling with no restrictions on the number of users or conference participants, try Jitsi Meet, an open source application with state-of-the-art conferencing capabilities that are secure and easy to use.

No sign up for an account is needed to set up or join a meeting. Head to its browser-based Jitsi Meet, name a desired meeting room under "Start a new meeting", then enter a username to join the meeting, or share its link to invite others.

To use Jitsi Meet on your mobile, download its Android or iOS app respectively from Google’s Play Store or Apple’s App Store.

Being an open source project, Jitsi Meet allows you to download the source code and set it up on your own server if you’re familiar with Unix installations. Based on Jitsi's open source solution too, the maker of Brave web browser is launching Brave Together, a free video conferencing service built right into its browser.

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I use Jitsi weekly, and I love it. I recommend it.

One correction: it's most decidedly NOT secure. When you create a room, all you do is create a URL. The same URL works over and over, as the room isn't created until someone visits that URL. Anyone with that URL will automatically join your room. The only way to be "secure" is in the sense that you have a unique URL that someone else will never visit. It's not a problem, but it's not "secure" as one would use the word when talking about software.

A good comment GeneralHavok. To secure a meeting room, you will need to add a password.