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View Poll Results: Video Messaging Application of the Year
Discord 13 26.53%
Hello 0 0%
Jitsi 4 8.16%
Skype 22 44.90%
Tox 7 14.29%
Viber 3 6.12%
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Old 01-05-2019, 01:10 PM   #1
jeremy
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Video Messaging Application of the Year


Based on feedback, this category made a return last year after a multi-year hiatus.

--jeremy
 
Old 01-07-2019, 12:27 AM   #2
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Technically, probably, Tox, but nobody uses that...
Still, if I had to choose, I would probably go with Tox.
 
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Old 01-09-2019, 02:54 PM   #3
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Skype, the only one I've actually used, seemed to work well for what we needed!
 
Old 01-11-2019, 04:45 AM   #4
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Skype.
 
Old 01-15-2019, 02:31 AM   #5
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I tried Jitsi through multiple platforms (Linux, Windows, MacOSX) with no results. Skype does the job but the endless and constant updates drives me crazy.
 
Old 03-24-2019, 08:27 AM   #6
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Video Messaging Application of the Year

I'll open things up by nominating Stars in Shadow -- for best 4x game yes, even with Endless Space 2 on the horizon, and surprise/sleeper hit of the year.
 
Old 03-24-2019, 08:57 AM   #7
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Although it wasn't listed, my personal favourite has for a couple of years been WIRE. Totally transparent, and regularly audited & updated. Easiest is to run it from an AppImage.


Mike.
 
Old 03-24-2019, 09:06 AM   #8
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Although it wasn't listed, my personal favourite has for a couple of years been WIRE. Totally transparent, and regularly audited & updated. Easiest is to run it from an AppImage.


Mike.
+1 Wire.
 
Old 03-30-2019, 12:19 AM   #9
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Nextcloud's Talk works ok and is a self-hosted option
 
  


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