fbpx

 

 

Web Design Masters

We are unique in what we do, we love what we do and our vision is to help companies grow to achieve and more productivity.

info@prostechnologies.com
+233209010310

Skype Vs Zoom: Which Is best for Video Conferencing

SKYPE VS ZOOM

Skype Vs Zoom: Which Is best for Video Conferencing

According to GLOBAL MARKET INSIGHT, video conferencing is expected to become a whooping 20 million dollars industry by the year 2024. And due to the corona virus pandemic, a lot of individuals and firms have come to realize and take serious the use of video conferencing instead of having a physical conference.

 

As at today, there are two major players when it comes to video conferencing and they are SKYPE AND ZOOM.

 

SKYPE VS ZOOM

So today, we shall be taking an in depth look into the two video conferencing giant to examine which is best for your business, without wasting anymore time, let us get started

 

COST

Skype seems to be less expensive than zoom probably due to the brand name it has built over the years as zoom cost about $19.99 per month for a business plan while skype cost around $12.50 per month.

 

SUPPORTED DEVICES

Both skype and windows support the major mobile operating systems such as

  • Android
  • Iphone/Ipad
  • Mac devices
  • Windows
  • Web based.

 

However, skype as at the time of taking this report does not supported linux based device completely.

 

Read Also: The best Web Design Companies in Ghana

PARTICIPANTS

Skype tend to have an upper hand against zoom in this context as zoom can only support up to a hundred participants while skype can allow up to two hundred and fifty participants.

 

FEATURES

The features of the respective softwares are as follows

FEATURE SKYPE ZOOM
HD VIDEOS TRUE TRUE
HD VOICE TRUE TRUE
SCREEN SHARING TRUE TRUE
WHITEBOARDING FALSE TRUE
COLLABORATION TOOLS TRUE FALSE

.

.

skype

SKYPE

Actually skype is a VolP service that allows people who have the software or mobile application to video call each other or even have an online video conference for free over the internet.

Also Read:   Africa Tech Summit 2020

 

It has being around for some time now and is widely deployed by television stations, the Government as well as private organisations for reaching out to one another and also carrying out meeting or classes online.

 

OTHER FEATURES

Skype also provides a variety of added features and functionality such as:

 

MEET NOW : This is mostly used for Government and organization for quick and mostly unscheduled meetings. It allows you to create a room online and afterwards share the invite link to those you want to be part of the meeting.

 

SKYPE INTEGRATES WITH ALEXA : Any amazon device that has the alexa function inbuilt can be used with Skype easily as they are integrated.

 

SKYPE TRANSLATE : This is an amazing feature as it allows you do business with someone speak another language. The skype translate feature translates the speakers language to the receiver’s language just in case they do not speak or understand the same language.

 

END TO END ENCRYPTION : You can call your family and friends through an extremely secure platform without external interception.

 

LIVE SUBTITLE : Skype also has the ability of placing subtitles during the call just in case the receiver has hearing problems.

 

Read Also: Pitching into the internet market

 

SCREEN SHARING

 

zoom-

ZOOM

Zoom is current the trending video conferencing software but it is specifically built for organisations such as schools and offices to hold virtual meeting conveniently, Zoom allows you to schedule a meeting and also share access to only those you want to be in the meeting.

Also Read:   Best Cloud-Based Business Management Software of 2020

 

With all the modern features and coming into the market in the right time (during the corona virus crisis which led to the whole world being in lockdown), zoom is set to take over the video-sphere.

 

ZOOM VS SKYPE

Although Skype tend to be more complicated and useful than zoom, zoom tends to be more suitable for lectures rather than meetings, if you have a school or church virtual meeting, Zoom will do the work perfectly.

 

However, if you are a government agency and what you need is to host a virtual meeting, Zoom cannot provide as much value as Skype would provide. So Skype wins in this context.

 

Read Also: 5 online making money schemes you should avoid

Pros Tech.
No Comments

Post a Comment

Comment
Name
Email
Website

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Open chat
1
Hello
Thank you for contacting Pros Technologies
How may we help You?