5 best apps for video calling that you didn’t know about

Written by Aqsa Khunshan ·  2 min read >

Gone are the days when people used to communicate via IM’s or voice calls. Now, Let’s welcome Video calling.

Let’s have a look at some ofthe top apps for video calling with people around you. These are all the professional chatting tools that you probably did not know before.  They provide some extra features besides video calling with ensuring the privacy of your data so that you can easily share important details over the chat.

1- Google Duo

Google Duo app allows you to make simple and stable video calls to friends and family. And now, thanks to a new update by Google, now you’ll be able to receive calls made by the Duo app on some Android phones even if you don’t actually have the app installed in your Android smartphone. It means audio and video calls will pop up on some Android phones even without the app. It is not clear exactly what the criteria for this is, but having your phone number registered with Google seems to be a part of it.

The best part of Google Duo is the ‘knock knock’ feature that lets you see who’s calling on screen before you answer. At the end of a Duo call, users are asked if they want to install the app if they don’t already have it installed. The app can be installed both on iPhones and Android smartphones.

2- OoVoo

OoVoo is another video calling application that provides great quality of the video. OoVoo is famous because of quality and its characteristics. It is famous for team chatting as it has the feature of group chatting with the maximum of 12 People at Once. You can record the whole meeting as well.

The steps for ooVoo chat online is not complicated. Just download OoVoo from your play store, sign up and log in it and then start ooVoo Chat online. OoVoo is available for both Macintosh and Windows OS. Android and iPhone users both can use Oovoo easily.

3- Tango

Tango is one of a good messaging app and also allows you to enjoy great video calling. It is free of cost. It works on tablets and smartphones so you can video call anyone, anywhere in the world, whenever you want to. While video calling you can also send stickers, play games, and add filters, and thus have a great experience. Be it your roommates, friends, family, or colleagues, you can stay connected with any group of people with Tango. Tango currently supports Android phones/tablets and iOS devices as well.


Appear.Inis a simple web-based system for video conversations. The service is based on the concept of rooms, corresponding to the content of the URL. Anyone that goes to a specific URL will then appear together with audio and video and text chat. This works without any registration, login and you don’t have to download and install an application to get it to work.

5- JusTalk

JusTalk is a secure, lesser-known application whose primary focus is on video chatting. The app is very reliable and packs a lot of fun features such as doodling while in a video call, group video chats with infinite participants, games, musical ringtones, etc.

It is cross-platform and provides smooth, high-quality voice and video calls over every network.JusTalk app can be installed both on Android and iPhones.

Written by Aqsa Khunshan
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