Free WebEx Alternatives

Although I really love WebEx and the powerful features it provides, there are times when a free service would suffice. I’ve been getting e-mails from the Joomla Dallas Users Group about the e-meetings they have started to do and they are using a service called Vyew to do the web meetings. When doing web-development in my off-time I often find it easier and more beneficial to the client to be able to view my screen while I train them how to use their new website. I found a few online collaboration and screensharing tools that are free and I thought I would share them with everyone:





5 responses to “Free WebEx Alternatives”

  1. SAP Avatar

    I’ll give a look at them, thanks! 😉

  2. ubiquityman Avatar

    I tried DimDim, doesn’t work through the firewall. Zoho does, and it has Flash, ActiveX and Java plugins.

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  4. TestMAN Avatar

    i’ve tried crossloop before and it’s decent enough. all it is, is a middle layer between a VNC server and client. VNC is not that great over low bandwidth mediums and you may find lot of companies will block VNC ports. i think it may have the option to HTTP tunnel.

  5. Alex Roger Avatar

    In addition to above mentioned hosted solutions, you may want to consider a RHUB web conference server.

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