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Use a Screen Sharing Website to Share Your Screen

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Do you need to quickly share your screen with a coworker, customer, or team? The easiest way to do so is with a screen sharing website. With a screen sharing website, you can share what’s on your screen and voice call with others without downloading an app. Others can join your call from their web browser through an invite or code. The entire call takes place on the browser, regardless of the device used to access it. Some screen sharing websites also include communication features like text chat, video conferencing, and file sharing. 

Why Use a Screen Sharing Website?

The biggest reason to use a screen sharing website instead of software is that it’s, quite simply, easier to use. With a screen sharing website, you don’t need to download and install a new app on your computer, which will take up both your time and space on your device. Instead, you can start screen sharing by clicking on a button in-browser. Some websites also make you create a login before starting a call, but all attendees have to do is click on a join link to enter it. In all, screen sharing websites save both you and your attendees a lot of time. They are a great choice for customer service representatives, remote teams, and sales teams who need to hold quick meetings without any hassle.

Unfortunately, screen sharing websites are more difficult to find than downloadable screen sharing apps. As such, we have done the legwork for you and compiled a list of the top screen sharing websites. This list includes 5 websites that let you share your screen and video conference from your browser. Most include free plans so you can hold quick meetings without spending a penny. Be sure to pay attention to which browsers each website supports so that you can choose the screen sharing website that works best on your favorite browser.

Top Screen Sharing Websites

1. Screenleap

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Screenleap’s screen sharing website is available for Google Chrome only. However, it is very easy to use on the right browser–simply click the “Share your screen now!” button on the homepage to start sharing your screen. You can invite others to your meeting room with a URL link or share code. They can join from any device as long as it supports Chrome.

With Screenleap’s free screen sharing website, you can share your screen with up to 8 viewers for up to 40 minutes/day. For higher time and viewer limits, you can purchase a monthly plan starting at $15/month. Paid plans add in additional features such as HD audio conferencing and remote control so viewers can remotely control your screen. If you purchase a company plan, you can add a viewer page directly to your website so viewers can view your screen share without leaving your website.

2. Dead Simple Screen Sharing

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Dead Simple Screen Sharing provides a free screen sharing website for Chrome and Firefox. On Chrome, you do have to enable a Chrome extension, but on Firefox you can screen share right from your browser. Simply click on the “Share Your Screen” button in the top right corner of the homepage. You can then invite participants to join your screen share by sending them an email invite or sharing an invite link.

Dead Simple Screen Sharing can support up to 4 participants for screen sharing and audio/video conferencing. Other features include simultaneous screen sharing, group text chat, and integrations with Rocket.chat and Slack. Overall, Dead Simple Screen Sharing provides the simplest way for small groups to video conference with screen sharing for free. 

3. Whereby

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Whereby is a browser-based video conferencing and screen sharing website for Chrome, Firefox, Opera, Vivaldi, Edge, and Safari (though features are more limited on Edge and Safari). You can use either a desktop, laptop, or Android mobile phone to access meetings. When you sign up for Whereby, you get your own personal meeting link that can be used to access your meeting room. This link stays the same even when you start a new meeting. You can invite others to your meeting by sharing your link. Meeting rooms are automatically locked so users have to knock to be let in, so you don’t have to worry about trolls or spammers hijacking your meeting.

Whereby’s free screen sharing plan gives you one room that can be used for meetings with up to 4 people. Paid plans are offered for individuals for $9.99/mo and business for $11.99/team room/mo with discounts for more team rooms. Individual pro plans feature 3 personal rooms with up to 12 people per room and custom branding. Business plans add unlimited personal rooms for individual members and a minimum of one shared team room. Personal rooms have a maximum of 4 participants, while team rooms can hold up to 50. The business plan also includes meeting recording in team rooms and a custom subdomain.

4. Google Meet

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Google Meet is a popular video conferencing platform that also includes free screen sharing. Unlike Zoom, you can use Google Meet right from your browser on Chrome, Firefox, Edge, and Safari. However, you do need a Google Account to start a meeting. You can invite others to your meeting by emailing them or sending them an invite link.

Google Meet’s free video conferencing is particularly robust–you can host an unlimited number of free meetings with up to 100 participants. The time limit for these meetings is typically one hour, though this limit has been raised to 24 hours through March 31, 2021. Google Meet paid plans for teams start at $8/user/mo. Paid plans raise the number of participants that can join your meeting and add in more features like live streaming, noise cancellation, polls, and breakout rooms. Nonetheless, important features like remote control and simultaneous screen sharing are not available on Google Meet.

5. FreeConference.com

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FreeConference.com’s free screen sharing website offers screen sharing alongside HD audio and video conferencing. It is available both for phone call-ins and browser participants on Chrome, Firefox, Edge, and Safari. Users can join with a meeting link or access code. To start hosting meetings, you can sign up for a free account, no payment information required.

FreeConference.com offers both free and paid plans. Free plans limit the number of participants to 100 audio callers (including free international dial-in numbers) and 5 web participants. Other exciting free features include text chat, file sharing, and a shared online whiteboard. Paid plans start at $9.99/mo and add in more web participants and more features such as access to toll-free and premium international dial-in numbers, audio recording, YouTube streaming, and SMS invites.

Learn More about Screen Sharing

The above five websites are the best screen sharing websites available. However, if you are looking for more options, you may need to consider screen sharing software that must be downloaded and installed on desktop or mobile. In that case, we still have you covered. You can check out our articles on the 5 Best Free Screen Sharing Software and Top 10 Screen Sharing Apps for Desktop and Mobile Sharing. If you would like to share your screen through screenshots and screen recordings, you can also check out our own app, Droplr, and start a free trial or schedule a free demo. By researching the above software, you are sure to find the right screen sharing app for any situation. 

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