WFH is officially a social norm which means we need access to a better internet connection and adhere to the work from home ethics for maximum productivity. And to keep you digitally connected with the rest of the team, here’s a list of the best conference call apps.

Setting up an office space in your bedroom can be a tedious task, for which you’ll need strong internet bandwidth, a good set of headphones to zone in, easy access to chargers, and a good cuppa coffee. Most importantly, for those Monday morning meetings or the Friday weekly review, you’ll need a good set of conference call apps. Whether they’re a quick 10-minute call with the team or a long international e-meet, these conference call apps for mobile and computer will keep you connected.

Cisco Webex

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Cisco Webex

Webex by Cisco is an award-winning, globally appraised, program that has won over the business communi ty for its sheer reliability. On top the usual features like creating and joining meetings and streaming videos with online audiences, it also offers a Cloud service for notes, reminders, messages, and calendar details.

Google Hangouts

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Google Hangouts may have been meant to be an informal platform for peers but over the years, it has developed into one of the most easy-to-use conference call apps today. It has the added benefit of being synced to your Google account and can hold up to 25 people on a video conference and up to 150 on an audio meeting. It also lets you schedule meetings send out reminders directly to Google accounts.

GoToMeeting

GoToMeeting

This is video conference call app strictly is suitable for small groups and only allows three users. That makes it ideal for small founding teams but its small scale is backed up by top-notch features like meeting recordings, mouse and key sharing, drawing tools, and mobile apps. The upside? The drawing and key sharing is extremely useful if your conference calls need to be more interactive.

Zoom

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Zoom is an all-rounder conference calling program that offers HD audio, collaboration and chat boxes. It offers cloud support and full-scale bandwidth for webinars. Those in remote locations with low network strength will be heartened to know that video quality won’t necessarily be sacrificed.

Microsoft Teams

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Teams is ideal for large corporations for whom networking primarily operates on Microsoft apps like Outlook. Unlike other apps, Teams allows you to tag a person when referring to them in a conversation. It syncs effortless across Microsoft calendars and contacts book.

WhereBy

WhereBy

If you don’t want to download additional software to your computer, WhereBy — a cloud solution — might just be your answer. Only one person needs to sign up, create a conference room and share the URL to four other users — the ideal solution for those who find themselves in need of conference features but without having the access to install software.

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