Skype + Droplr Overview Top Uses Pros & Cons Tips & Advice Competitors Skype Competitors Zoom Zoom is a conference calling platform designed specifically for businesses. Zoom’s free service offers unlimited 1 on 1 meetings, group meetings for up to 100 people, screen sharing, call recording, Chrome & Outlooks plugins, host controls, and breakout rooms that let you split your meeting into up to 50 different sessions to facilitate separate discussions. However, the free plan places a 40 minute limit on meetings. For more features such as larger meetings, longer time limits, and company branding, you must purchase a paid plan starting at $14.99/month/host. Viber Viber provides free and secure calls and messaging. In terms of video, voice, and chat functionality, it acts similar to Skype. Also like Skype, Viber can be used to make international calls, though Viber provides an international plan that works for 50 countries that costs only $8.99/month. Viber also borrows functions from Discord and Slack through communities which can include thousands of people that share an interest. Finally, Viber advertises itself as “the most secure messaging app” through in-transit and end-to-end encryption. Viber doesn’t view your chats, store them on its servers, or sell your information to third parties. EZTalks Like Zoom, EZTalks promotes itself as a video conferencing platform. The free service includes meetings with up to 100 participants and a 40 minute limit and live webinars for up to 100 minutes total and 25 participants. Paid plans, starting at $120 annually or $13/mo/host, increase the number of participants, webinar presenters, and time limits and include additional features such as recording views, host online storage, and streaming with Facebook and YouTube live. Add-on audio plans that allow telephone call-ins start at $50/month.