Video conference app what do you think would be best option.

Discussion in 'iPad Apps' started by msarway, Dec 11, 2011.

  1. msarway macrumors 6502

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    i am looking for a good video conference app for ipad that i can use on ipad or my mac. i love the feature in ichat but it does not have the same in facetime. i looked at fuze but for $700 per year very expensive. thank you all.
     
  2. davwin macrumors regular

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    I work in Video Conferencing and we use Polycom RealPresence or Mirial Clearsea for professional connections such as H.323 or SIP. RealPresence is free and can work as a standalone client or can be linked to a CMA server - it's pretty good and free so thats what I would recommend but, it is missing a few things like FECC and AES support currently. ClearSea supports more features and is a free app but to call H.323 or SIP sites (that aren't other Mirial clients themselves) it costs £20 or so per month. Not a bad option - especially if you require encryption or anything - but, it obviously costs more compared to RealPresence.

    For personal use or just video chatting with family/friends I'd recommend Skype. Its solid on video and audio and works on almost any device or computer out there.
     

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