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Free VideoConferencing and Team Collaboration with BigMarker

Free VideoConferencing and Team Collaboration with BigMarker | Online Collaboration Tools | Scoop.it


Robin Good: BigMarker is a web-based team collaboration and videoconferencing service which allows real-time web presentations, audio conferencing, project management and file sharing tools.


BigMarker supports PowerPoints, Word documents, Excel spreadsheets, PDF files, or image files and once uploaded converts them all to PDFs.


BigMarker has a potential capacity of up to 100 participants in a video event and all live meetings can also be recorded.


Pro Communities, available only for paid accounts, enable you to host public or private conferences, discussions,and files, manage projects and tasks, and organize into sub-Communities.


Free version available.


Pricing: https://www.bigmarker.com/pricing


Try it out now: https://www.bigmarker.com/



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Andy Papier's comment, November 26, 2012 4:26 PM
I just wanted to let everyone know that for a limited time (until the end of the year), the paid pro communities are free for life if you start a community.
TonyaPriceConsulting's curator insight, March 21, 2013 6:27 AM

Definitely worth checking out if you are doing remote Web Project Management or use telecommuters! I'm thinking of using it for TonyaPrice.com online classes.

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One-Click One-to-One Free VideoConferencing with Awesometalk

One-Click One-to-One Free VideoConferencing with Awesometalk | Online Collaboration Tools | Scoop.it
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Awesometalk is a new free web service which makes it extremely easy to have a one-to-one or multi-party video-conference without the need to install, setup, register or login anything.

You simply head-on to Awesometalk.com and without needing to click anything you are instantly provided with a link that you can share with anyone to meet and videoconference with you.


You share the link and as soon as someone else joins the specified link the videoconference starts automatically. The UI is basically non-existent with the only two things in view being, the video feed of other callers and a button that appears just in-time to end the call.


Supereasy.


Free to use.


Try it out now:  https://www.awesometalk.com/



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aanve's curator insight, March 17, 11:46 PM

www.aanve.com

 

Laurent Carbonnaux's curator insight, March 21, 3:54 AM

A creuser

wanderingsalsero's curator insight, March 22, 10:59 PM

I'm fascinated by these kinds of tools.

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Private & Disposable Instant Collaborative Timelines: SecretlyMeet.me

Private & Disposable Instant Collaborative Timelines: SecretlyMeet.me | Online Collaboration Tools | Scoop.it

"SecretlyMeet allows to create temporary web sites that exist up to when your browser is open and is connected to the internet. When you close your browser, all is gone."

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SecretlyMeet is a web app which allows you to instantly publish a web one-pager in which to share, post and add any type of content you want. From text, to images, video clips, freehand drawings, embed codes, to any type of file you can post and share anything you want.


You can even post text by speaking into the page.


The page you create lives only until you keep your browser open on it. When you and the other party close the browser the page disappears forever.


To use it you just select a theme, click Start and you re provided immediately with a unique link to your page, that you can share with someone else. Unless someone else joins you on the page, you cannot start editing it.


With SecretlyMeet you have an instant publishing tool that you can use to exchange and collaborate with someone else privately as if it were a multimedia page on which to share any content desired.


The key benefit is that SecretelyMeetMe requires basically zero setup and configuration and you are ready to publish, collaborate and share immediately and leaves no trace of what you have been sharing behind you.


A live text chat window is also available on any SecretlyMeetMe to exchange in real-time with anyone else having access to it.


Free to use.


Try it out now: https://secretlymeet.me/ 



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SecretlyMeet is a web app which allows you to instantly publish a web one-pager in which to share, post and add any type of content you want. From text, to images, video clips, freehand drawings, embed codes, to any type of file you can post and share anything you want.


You can even post text by speaking into the page.


The page you create lives only until you keep your browser open on it. When you and the other party close the browser the page disappears forever.


To use it you just select a theme, click Start and you re provided immediately with a unique link to your page, that you can share with someone else. Unless someone else joins you on the page, you cannot start editing it.


With SecretlyMeet you have an instant publishing tool that you can use to exchange and collaborate with someone else privately as if it were a multimedia page on which to share any content desired.


The key benefit is that SecretelyMeetMe requires basically zero setup and configuration and you are ready to publish, collaborate and share immediately and leaves no trace of what you have been sharing behind you.


A live text chat window is also available on any SecretlyMeetMe to exchange in real-time with anyone else having access to it.


Free to use.


Try it out now: https://secretlymeet.me/ 




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Tom Short's curator insight, March 5, 11:10 AM

Going to be thinking about what I could use this for...seems like it could be a great bridge between posting stuff up on an internal, persistent social web and the real time feed from a WebEx/GoToMeeting interface.

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Airdrop for Any OS: Transfer Any File Between Macs, PCs & Smartphones Over WiFi with Filedrop

Airdrop for Any OS: Transfer Any File Between Macs, PCs & Smartphones Over WiFi with Filedrop | Online Collaboration Tools | Scoop.it
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Filedrop is a new free downloadable app for Mac, PC, iOS and (soon) Android which allows you to easily transfer any file from any two such devices by simply dragging and dropping your selected file over a hot box.


Once downloaded and launched Filedrop on at least two devices, you only need to drag and drop any file you want to transfer to the other devices onto the Filedrop hot box and accept the transfer on the receiving device, and you are done.


Zero interface. Zero registration or login.

Supersimple to use.


Excellent. Very useful. Highly recommended.


Free on PC and Mac.

0.99$ / 0.89€ the mobile app. 


N.B.: In my tests, Mac and PC versions run reliably on XP and Mac OSX 10.7.5 but not on my iPhone 4 with iOS 6. On the iPhone I could only get a blank screen. On a second iPhone with iOS7 everything run smoothly.



Download it now here:





 

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www.aanve.com

 

what's curator insight, March 6, 1:12 AM

AirDrop for Any OS

Stan Dard's curator insight, March 16, 6:45 AM

TOP!

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Create Professional-Looking Chat Rooms and Embeddable Mini-Forums with Scrollback

Create Professional-Looking Chat Rooms and Embeddable Mini-Forums with Scrollback | Online Collaboration Tools | Scoop.it
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Scrollback.io is a free web service that allows you to create persistent and professional-looking real-time chat rooms that live online but which can also be embedded on any web site or blog.


Scrollback.io chat rooms can be connect to any existing IRC channel or to specific Twitter hashtags, can be set to be indexed by search engines, and to be open or to require a login depending on your preference.


Excellent tool to create a mini-forum or community chat room easily.  


Free to use. Open-source.


Try it out now: https://scrollback.io/ 





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Like WeTransfer X2: GetaLink Allows You To Send 4GB Files to Anyone for Free

Like WeTransfer X2: GetaLink Allows You To Send 4GB Files to Anyone for Free | Online Collaboration Tools | Scoop.it
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If you like the free large-file sending service WeTransfer, you'll probably like also GetaLink, a new web app which looks exactly like WeTransfer, but which allows you to send files up to 4GB in size.


N.B.: The files you send are stored on the server only 3 days (instead of 7 for WeTransfer) and only 1 person can download the file you have sent (20 emails for WeTransfer and unlimited downloads). 


A useful service with a familiar interface to send large files to anyone.


Free to use.


Try it out now: http://getalink.com/ 




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Gatis Šeršņevs's curator insight, February 6, 11:29 AM

Ja jāpārsūta liela apjoma faili. Šī protams ir tikai viena no alternatīvām

aanve's curator insight, February 6, 9:05 PM

www.aanve.com

 

André Manssen's curator insight, February 12, 12:36 AM

Gratis!

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Instant Clutter-Free Real-Time Video and Web Collaboration with Kollaborate.io

Instant Clutter-Free Real-Time Video and Web Collaboration with Kollaborate.io | Online Collaboration Tools | Scoop.it
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Kollaborate.io is a full-featured real-time collaboration app which allows you to instantly meet with customers, students or teammates without needing to login, install or download anything.


Kollaborate.io integrates video conferencing, VoIP, whiteboarding, document and image sharing, text chat, as well as the ability to auto-archive content and to easily invite other people into a meeting.


Whatever you load, resize or move on the collaboration desktop is also resized and repositioned for everyone else. Everyone sees the same thing.


One unique feature of Kollaborate.io is its clutter-free interface, which completely disappears in the background when it is not needed. 


Definitely worth a try.


Free version available.


Pro versions ($9.99 or $29.99/mo) provide ability to have private and password-protected meetings and with the more expensive plan, to access the archive and schedule meetings.

 

Pricing info here: https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/spa/782adzfe036gp2y/arsptu5j.png 


Try it out now: https://www.kollaborate.io/ 


*It's not clear from the web site information how many people are effectively supported in a conference, with or without video.




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Carolin's curator insight, January 18, 12:43 AM

Must try for our project and board meetings.

Clay Leben's curator insight, January 20, 9:46 PM

Exactly what the new web tools can build.

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Videoconference and Co-Navigate Docs, Slides, Clips and Maps with MashMeTV

Videoconference and Co-Navigate Docs, Slides, Clips and Maps with MashMeTV | Online Collaboration Tools | Scoop.it
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MashMeTV is a real-time collaboration web app which allows you to create one or more persistent collaboration rooms that integrate the following features:
 

  • video-conferencing for up to 12 people
  • whiteboard
  • Google Drive collaboration on docs and presentations
  • SlideShare in-sync presentation viewing
  • YouTube in-sync video viewing
  • Google Maps co-navigation
  • co-browsing
  • text chat
  • room visual personalization
  • free storage of 2.5 GB


Rooms can be set to be public or private (with a password that you can share), official meetings can be scheduled and you can invite anyone easily from within MashMeTV.



A good tool for collaborating with your team or for presenting to a few people your ideas or project. Unique in its ability to bring together several "view-together" functions under one roof.


Free to use for up to 24/hr/mo and for a max of 5 people at a time.



Pricing: http://www.mashme.tv/page/pricing 


Find out more: http://www.mashme.tv/ 


Features: http://www.mashme.tv/page/tour 


FAQ: http://www.mashme.tv/page/faq 


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Kwang Hyun's curator insight, December 13, 2013 10:50 AM

We can also share the information through the video webcams. It just doesn't have to written words or voices, it could also be a video message that you are willing to share. Such as Youtube, this is why the reason why Youtube is such a successful curation site.

Lee Tonitto's curator insight, December 17, 2013 1:52 AM

MashMeTV is a real-time collaboration web app which allows you to create one or more persistent collaboration rooms that integrate the following features:
 

video-conferencing for up to 12 peoplewhiteboardGoogle Drive collaboration on docs and presentationsSlideShare in-sync presentation viewingYouTube in-sync video viewingGoogle Maps co-navigationco-browsingtext chatroom visual personalizationfree storage of 2.5 GB
sara suarez's curator insight, January 31, 9:35 PM

LAS NUEVAS CHARLAS QUE ENCONTRAMOS EN EL SIGLO XXI...

Internet ha transformado nuestras vidas. Es con mucho una de las revoluciones más importantes que ha experimentado la humanidad y va a seguir cambiando nuestra sociedad en los próximos años.Sin duda la red nos ofrece innumerables oportunidades y es una herramienta indispensable que tiende a reducir las diferencias entre aquellos que tenemos la suerte de vivir en el denominado primer mundo.En nuestra avanzada sociedad, pese a existir aún reductos de marginación y pobreza, los problemas más acuciantes tienen mucho que ver con la educación de los niños.La falta de valores y referentes está marcando de forma indeleble el comportamiento de nuestros hijos. Y el ámbito donde mejor se mueven es precisamente el de la red, donde también es necesario regirse por unos valores y referentes que les permitan atajar los problemas con los que se van a encontrar día a día.La intimidad propia y ajena debe ser un concepto que los chicos deben tener claro.Los límites de lo que pueden subir a la red deben conocerlos y deben saber que la verdadera amistad es mucho más que un amigo virtual.Las consecuencias de una burla en la red son demoledoras e infinitas por definición.Es perfectamente posible que un desconocido pueda contactar con un menor y es una realidad incuestionable que los niños pasan demasiadas horas delante del ordenador sin hacer deporte, sin leer un buen libro y sin un adulto de referencia que le ayude a discriminar lo que le conviene de lo que no.Y por supuesto pueden acceder a contenidos claramente inadecuados para su edad. La red es algo cotidiano en nuestras vidas y algo indispensable en la de nuestros hijos.Es nuestra responsabilidad educarles en el buen uso de la misma y ejercer la patria potestad también en el mundo virtual. Un mundo donde los problemas son absolutamente reales.

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Real-Time Co-Working Over Any Web App with Sugarbox

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Sugarbox is a free web app which allows you to share any web app you are working on with anyone you wish to collaborate with.


To use it, you simply go to the web app, open it and then click on the Sugarbox bookmarklet, and you are ready to invite anyone to co-work with you, in real-time, on that app.


Once you are collaborating with someone you can see their cursor and their name in real time. You can text chat and annotate the screen.


A unique feature also allows you to easily record what's being shown on the screen, including your cursor movements, and can be easily shared with anyone. 


My comment: Excellent resource if you want to collaborate in real-time with someone else on the same app. 


Free to use.


Try it out now: http://www.sugarbox.io/ 




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Brandi McWilliams's curator insight, November 26, 2013 5:04 PM

This is really cool if you are collaborating on making a web page.

Sysico's curator insight, January 28, 12:12 PM

Un outil intéressant pour travailler ou partager via navigateur ! 

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Persistent Team Collaboration Workspace Integrates Always-on Videoconferencing: Sqwiggle

Persistent Team Collaboration Workspace Integrates Always-on Videoconferencing: Sqwiggle | Online Collaboration Tools | Scoop.it
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Sqwiggle is a new real-time collaboration platform which allows you to meet persistently and videoconference easily with your distributed team, as well as to have a group messaging stream that keeps you updated on everything happening.


Sqwiggle has been designed to be a persistent real-time collaboration tool, meaning, that it is ideally used to bring closer, as if they were side-by-side, teammates that work at different locations by remaining always-on and by making extremely easy to switch on the the audio-video communication.


This is why you can turn on Sqwiggle at 9am and switch it off when you go away, as it makes so easy for you to activate a video conversation with anyone of your teammates, while working at a distance.


My comment: I always thought that a persistent always-on collaboration space is the perfect way to work side-by-side when you have a distributed team, and so I wrote back in 2004 a short article entitled: Working side by side. It was 2004. Maybe I was a bit too ahead of my time. Sqwiggle may be much more in sync with the times than I was, and I would certainly recommend it to any team wanting to feel as if they were working at the same table.

 

N.B.: Sqwiggle comes both as a Mac app and a web-based service. 


Pricing info: https://www.sqwiggle.com/pricing ($9/user/month)


More info: https://www.sqwiggle.com/ 


Help: https://www.sqwiggle.com/help







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Jannely Medina's curator insight, October 31, 2013 8:15 AM

Muy interesante, ya que se evidencia el avance de la tecnología.. Es especial para todas aquellas personas que estudian a distancia y que necesitan comunicarse con compañeros de grupo..

Moses B. Tambason's curator insight, November 9, 2013 11:41 AM

More people are running to charity tube to post free videos and watch free videos than posting on you tube. Try posting at charity tube and you will never leave. http://www.africatube.net/ More visitors and more video views. Don't take our word for it, try it. Post one same video on youtube and put it on  http://www.africatube.net/ and return ater five hours and compare the viewers rate and decide for yourself. Create your very own group or forum and control who watch it and invite everyone to watch the video. Above all, post video in English or in any language and viewers can watch video description in their own language. Try it and let us know your experience. Above all it is absolutely free like youtube

Mrs. Amstutz's curator insight, November 11, 2013 1:26 PM

Could be a powerful way for students and educators collaborate globally 

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Free Video Group Chat and Browser-Based Screen-Sharing with Talky

Free Video Group Chat and Browser-Based Screen-Sharing with Talky | Online Collaboration Tools | Scoop.it

Browser-based real-time video group chat and screen-sharing.

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Talky.io is a new free web app that allows you to videoconference and screen-share with your contacts easily.


There is no registration or login required. You simply name a collaboration room and you are instantly inside it. From there you can share the URL of your unique room with anyone you want to meet, and utilize both webcam and audio as well as screen-sharing facility to collaborate together.


Talky.io leverages WebRTC technology and it is only available if you use Chrome or Firefox.


Still in beta. May not work perfectly. In my brief test everything run smoothly and the quality of video and audio was particularly good. The only issue was a lack of sync between audio and video for my counterpart. On the other hand my video and audio were OK on his end.


Free to use.


Try it out now: https://talky.io/ 


Check this in-depth review by Telepresence Options: http://www.telepresenceoptions.com/2013/10/is_webrtc_ready_yet_see_for_yo/



Added to my free Top Video Conferencing Tools collection: http://www.pinterest.com/robingood/top-20-free-video-conferencing-tools-2013/







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LucaVanin's curator insight, October 8, 2013 12:52 AM

Memo: la video chat è diversa dal Webinar!!!
Scrivere 200 volte questa frase sul tuo quaderno degli appunti!!!

JC Gov's curator insight, October 13, 2013 12:35 PM

new video collaboration tool

Nevermore Sithole's curator insight, February 9, 11:07 PM
Free Video Group Chat and Browser-Based Screen-Sharing with Talky
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Field and Manage Live Questions During Live Google Hangouts On Air Events

Field and Manage Live Questions During Live Google Hangouts On Air Events | Online Collaboration Tools | Scoop.it
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Google has recently made available a new useful feature for Google Hangouts On-Air which offers the ability for users to field curated questions from an online audience.


The new feature provides event hosts with a set of controls that finally allows them to effectively manage questions coming in real-time from their audience.


This Google update allows for up to one million concurrent users to ask questions, and it also adds the ability for viewers to vote on questions they would like to see answered and it includes these additional features: 


  • Solicit questions from up to a million concurrent viewers
     
  • Select and answer questions live
     
  • Timestamp the YouTube recording by marking questions as you answer them


Now, during a live Hangouts On-Air event when you select a question to be answered, it is highlighted for all users to see, and it also appears as a time-stamped note in recorded broadcasts. In this way viewers looking for specific content can jump to it instantly.


Read the official Google announcement from Amit Fulay, Google+ Hangouts product manager, who 10 days confirmed that the Q&A update would be rolled out over the next few days for the desktop version of the website.



Official announcement: https://plus.google.com/116916940622399669871/posts/JUkdfm6cRkW 





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Brad Tollefson's curator insight, October 1, 2013 3:35 PM

Coming to transmediasattle.com soon...

Robyn Mather's curator insight, October 23, 2013 5:45 AM

Hangouts on Air keeps getting better and better as a communication tool.

patto1an's curator insight, October 24, 2013 8:38 AM

Could be a great way to engage online learners!

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Open-Source Web-Conferencing and Collaboration with Apache OpenMeetings

Open-Source Web-Conferencing and Collaboration with Apache OpenMeetings | Online Collaboration Tools | Scoop.it
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Open Meetings is an open-source server-based web conferencing and collaboration platform that works on multiple operating systems and which integrates audio and video conferencing, instant messaging, recording, whiteboarding, calendar and groupware facilities.


OpenMeetings requires SUN/Oracle JRE 6.


Free to use. 


Find out more: http://openmeetings.apache.org/ 


Downloads: http://openmeetings.apache.org/downloads.html 


Installation info: http://openmeetings.apache.org/installation.html 


Commercial support: http://openmeetings.apache.org/commercial-support.html 


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Steve Vaitl's curator insight, September 7, 2013 7:52 AM

May need to try this out?

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P2P + WebRTC: Share Any File of Any Size with Anyone Instantly via Sharefest

P2P + WebRTC: Share Any File of Any Size with Anyone Instantly via Sharefest | Online Collaboration Tools | Scoop.it
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With the introduction of the WebRTC protocol, any browser wanting to become a vehicle for P2P real-time communications, that requires no software downloads or central servers, can now do so.


"In real terms, WebRTC enables features such as videochat, VoIP calling, and peer-to-peer (P2P) file-sharing, all within the browser."


One of the first apps taking advantage of the new protocol is Sharefest, an open-source browser-based app which allows you to send any file of any size to anyone that has its reference link. Just like a P2P torrent file the more people downloading it the easier and faster the transfer will be.

Sharefest essentially let's other people securely connect directly to your computer via the WebRTC protocol and to initiate a mesh, distributed file download that draws on your original file as well as on the parts of it already downloaded by others.


It goes without saying that you need to keep your computer on for this file transfer to take place unattended. 



"Sharefest operates on a mesh network similar to BitTorrent and all transfers are executed peer-to-peer. Files can be shared with many people at once and the technology can swarm to speed up transfers, just like BitTorrent. It’s Open Source and apart from Chrome or Firefox, no additional software is required."


Source: http://torrentfreak.com/the-easiest-way-in-the-world-to-share-files-p2p-and-how-it-works-130706/ 



"Sure, you could use Dropbox, YouSendIt, or even BitTorrent sync to do the same thing, but with Sharefest there's no extra software to install; no account registration; there's no centrally located server on which file delivery depends. And once other users download the file, they can expand the network as well, providing additional peer-sharing power."


Source: http://download.cnet.com/8301-2007_4-57591025-12/new-firefox-22-enables-browser-based-file-sharing/ 



My comment: Excellent direct P2P file-sharing tool, has no limitations in terms of file size, speed or number of people that you can distribute it to. Super-easy to use, free and open-source. Hard to beat.


N.B.: Currently, it works only with files under 250 MB (MioBook reports)



Free to use. 

No downloads and no registration required.


Try it out now: https://www.sharefest.me/ 


FAQ: https://www.sharefest.me/faq 


About info: https://github.com/peer5/sharefest#about 


Find out more of the tech works: http://torrentfreak.com/the-easiest-way-in-the-world-to-share-files-p2p-and-how-it-works-130706/ 

Check this presentation about WebRTC: http://www.slideshare.net/HadarWeiss1/peer5-webrtc-amdocs 


 

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MioBook.'s comment, August 18, 2013 4:05 AM
Ciao Robin, piacere di conoscerti! Ho provato a trasferire un file piuttosto pesante (circa 7 Gb) e il programma Sharefest dichiara la restrizione di poter caricare solo fino a 250 MB (per adesso...). Si tratta comunque di un servizio ottimo... Grazie ancora per la notizia!
Robin Good's comment, August 18, 2013 4:12 AM
Excellent feedback! - I have contacted the developer via Twitter to get a confirmation on this, but your response is already very clear. Thank you MioBook for your useful contribution.
Lavinia Ionica's curator insight, August 19, 2013 7:16 AM

Technisch funktioniert der Dienst in der Tat: Ich habe eine Word-Datei via Sharefest geschicht und auch prima erhalten. Es stellt sich die Frage nach den richtigen Szenarien.  

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Instant Browser-Based Three-Party Video-Conferencing with GoToMeeting Free

Instant Browser-Based Three-Party Video-Conferencing with GoToMeeting Free | Online Collaboration Tools | Scoop.it
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GoToMeeting Free is a new free web-based app (in the form of a Chrome extension for now) which allows you to run video-conferencing meetings for up to three people, without needing to download, install or register anything.


GoToMeeting Free takes advantage of the new WebRTC protocol which allows new browsers to connect directly to each other in a P2P fashion and to be able to carry out audio-video communications without the need for additional software or plugins.


The interface is minimal, offering only a few buttons to mute video or audio and to invite other persons in your video chat.


My comment: Straightforward, easy-to-use, free video-conferencing tool makes it very easy to video chat in small groups without problems.



Free to use.

Try it out now: https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/gotomeeting-free/beoeakcnmmgbnjcekadpoiepiapcgihl 


https://free.gotomeeting.com/ 


Added to Best Free Videoconferencing Tools 2014 list.

 

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wow! now we can connected quiet-easily. how come? it's great!

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Keaton Toscano's curator insight, April 13, 9:43 PM

As a future teacher I'm on the lookout for the latest in networking that I could use in the classroom, and this is one of those things. If it's easier for my students to communicate, they'll be more likely to study and work together on projects and homework.

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Upload and Share Image Sets Instantly with Feedbag.io

Upload and Share Image Sets Instantly with Feedbag.io | Online Collaboration Tools | Scoop.it
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Feedbag.io is a free web app which allows you to upload any .png, .jpeg, .gif, .pdf, .psd, .eps or .ai set of image files and to share it with another party that wants to review it.


You simply upload one or more images and you are instantly provided with a unique page that shows your uploaded pics on a left column of thumbnails and in the center of the screen, whichever image you have selected. 


The "bag" of images uploaded remains online for you and other to see. 


Supereasy to use. Ideal for sharing and reviewing image sets with people that need maximum ease of use and simplicity.


P.S.: While not officially advertised for this use, Feedbag.io acts as fantastic and quite reliable file converter for any .AI or .EPS file that you cannot view if you don't have access to a copy of Illustrator or Photoshop. You simply upload the .eps or .ai and in a matter of seconds you can see it finely displayed on your screen. From there you can capture it again and save it in your preferred file format. Very handy. 

 


Free to use.


Try it out now: http://feedbag.io/ 




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aanve's curator insight, March 1, 6:49 PM

www.aanve.com

 

Andy Padilla's curator insight, March 2, 12:56 PM

Amazing free site if you looking to share your images. Come check it out guys!

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One-to-One No-Downloads Free Videoconferencing with Magnocall

One-to-One No-Downloads Free Videoconferencing with Magnocall | Online Collaboration Tools | Scoop.it
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Magnocall is a new free web app which makes it possible to make unlimited one-to-one video calls from your browser without the need to download or install any software or plugin. 


Magnocall provides you with a dedicated and persistent video-call URL, that you can share with anyone, and it works right out of your Chrome browser utilizing WebRTC technology.


If you are looking for an alternative to Skype and to other downloadable-software based solutions to make video calls that anyone at the other end can easily join without needing to install anything, Magnocall is a definitely a good solution.


Free to use.


Try it out now: https://magnocall.com/ 


FAQ: https://magnocall.com/faq.html 



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Instant Four-Way Free Videoconferencing Across All Devices with vLine

Instant Four-Way Free Videoconferencing Across All Devices with vLine | Online Collaboration Tools | Scoop.it
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vLine is a new free videoconferencing app that allows you to easily video chat with one or more people with no downloads or plugins to install. 


Use is very simple. As soon as you hit the vLine home page you are provided with a link to share with your contacts.Share the link, click GO, set a name for yourself and you are in. (Actually you need to wait at least for another person to join in, before you can see the conferencing room.) 


Invisible UI. Only basic commands, to pause audio, video or the entire call, that show just-in-time, when you need them.


Extremely easy to use. Works out of the box. Offers a simple and immediate foolproof solution to instantly videoconference for anyone having a good ADSL /broadband line. 


Best experience is with up to 4 simultaneous users.

Works only in latest versions of Chrome and Firefox.

Works great with Chrome on Android. iOS app coming.


No download, no registration, no login required.


Free to use. 


Try it out now: https://vline.com/ 


FAQ: https://vline.com/about/faq 


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Co-Browse Any Web Page Instantly with Surfly

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Surfly is a new web-based app which allows you co-browse any web page while being able to show and see each other live cursor in real-time.


You can invite multiple attendees, and each one of them can see your selected web pages no matter what kind of device or screen size they have. As you scroll the page, they see it scrolling too.


To start a session you simply share a URL with those who you want to invite. No software to download or install. No need to even to register or login. 


My comment: The best, easiest and most convenient tool to co-browse and collaborate over any web page at a distance. It works instantly. Nothing to do make it work. Simplicity and immediacy win over features.


API available. 


Free to use.


Try it out now: https://surfly.com/ 


Company Blog: http://www.surfly.com/blog/ 




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Webgrrl's curator insight, February 7, 1:55 AM

this is great ~ reminds me of something similar long time (early year 2000) that i used within 'Virtual Places' ~ where me and friends can go 'browsing/surfing' together or in group. Infact at VP you could even launch a 'transport' avatar and the group can hop in into the 'van' or 'bus' etc..

Think this is great for teaching someone something (instead of having to do captures) and also for business use..

Thanks @Robin Good for the scoop :)

M.L's curator insight, March 17, 7:20 AM

Surfly.

Partage d'écran via navigateur web

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Cross-Device Real-Time Messaging, Archiving and Search for Team Collaboration: Slack

Cross-Device Real-Time Messaging, Archiving and Search for Team Collaboration: Slack | Online Collaboration Tools | Scoop.it
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Slack is a real-time private team messaging platform that integrates file-sharing, notifications, searchable archives and information tagging.


You can easily create channels based on topics, tasks or teams that allow you to keep messages and information among team members tidy.


Slack is both browser-based as well as being available on all smartphones (iOS and Android).


Slack wants to be a full be replacement for internal team emails, making it much easier and faster to deal and access internal communications and files.


Fially Slack fully integrates with a wide number of cloud services including Dropbox, Google Drive, Asana and many other useful ones.


A free version allows unlimited users, 5GB of storage, 10,000 messages and up to 5 external app integrations.


The $9/mo plan moves up the limits to unlimited messages, 10GB storage, and unlimited external app integrations. The more expensive plans ($19-99/mo) offer more storage space, stats and better support among other features.



For more info: https://slack.com/ 


Tour: https://slack.com/is 






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Massimiliano Cammuso's curator insight, December 19, 2013 12:35 AM

I've find this tool via @Robin Good, it is very powerful.

It is a sort of Skype but you can have channels and you can search in simply way .


Channels created has the integration with the services like Twitter, Dropbox, Google Drive and more.

Slack seems to be one of the best solution for online collaboration with less mail less kilometers Skype chat and always in sync 


I started using this tool with my team and seems they like it a lot! 

Let me know if you start to use this tool and if you like it!

Roy Sheridan's curator insight, January 24, 9:51 AM

Good direction.

paul babicki's curator insight, February 5, 4:18 PM

http://netiquetteiq.blogspot.com #email #netiquette iq

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Easy Audio Conferencing and Screen-Sharing Across Desktop and Mobile with Biba

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Biba is an audio-conferencing and screen-sharing cross-platform software that works across desktop (Mac & PC), mobile and tablet devices (iOS & Android) making it easy to manage audio conference calls with multiple users connecting while on the move.


Biba automatically calls all participants at the right time, shows you name and last name of who is joining the call, and makes it easy to mute participants that have noisy backgrounds. 


The audio quality is at 48kHz compared to the 16kHz of a traditional landline and during any call you can stat sharing any website, slide or document while all people attending, no matter on what kind of device can see what you are showing. 


Free version available.


Key features: https://www.biba.com/features.html 


Find out more: https://www.biba.com/index.html 


Pricing: https://www.biba.com/pricing.html 


Download your version here (iOS, Android, Mac & PC): https://www.biba.com/downloads.html 





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paul babicki's curator insight, January 10, 7:05 PM

Netiquette is not limited to email . . . here is a product for conferencing.

Nevermore Sithole's curator insight, February 9, 11:06 PM
Easy Audio Conferencing and Screen-Sharing Across Desktop and Mobile with Biba
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Collaborative Free P2P Screen-Sharing for Macs and PCs with ScreenHero

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ScreenHero is a downloadable app for Windows and Mac computers that allows you to collaborate one-on-one on the same app with someone else at a distance.


ScreenHero has recently added full support for Windows PCs and it now integrates a voice feature allowing you also to talk with the person you are collaborating with.


Your login credentials and session data are fully encrypted using a P2P TLS scheme (SSL based).


ScreenHero operates as a P2P app, allowing parties to hook up directly to one another, and resorting to its centralized servers only when a direct connection is not possible for some reason.


My comment: An excellent screen-sharing tool for distributed teams. If you regularly operate with someone else at a distance and you need to easily and reliably share screens to see and edit drafts, mock-ups, presentations or code, ScreenHero is a great resource.


N.B.: If you are on a PC you will need a recent version of Windows, as PCs with Vista and earlier Windows versions are not supported.


Free version available.


Find out more: http://screenhero.com/ 


Download it: http://screenhero.com/download.html 


Pricing: http://screenhero.com/pricing.html 

 

FAQ: http://screenhero.com/faq.html 


See my previous review here: https://www.scoop.it/t/online-collaboration-tools/p/3996657941/2013/02/12/real-time-collaborative-screen-sharing-in-any-app-with-screenhero-mac 



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Gareth Williams-Wynn's curator insight, November 24, 2013 10:42 PM

Handy

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Collaborative Free P2P Screen-Sharing for Macs and PCs with ScreenHero
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P2P Video Group Chat and Screen-Sharing on Chrome and Firefox with appear.in

P2P Video Group Chat and Screen-Sharing on Chrome and Firefox with appear.in | Online Collaboration Tools | Scoop.it
appear.in is an easy to use video meeting system in your browser
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Appear.in is a new free P2P video group chat and collaboration web app allowing you to instantly create a meeting room where anyone can be invited easily. 


Appear.in leverages WebRTC technology now available via Chrome and Firefox latest browsers. The new technology allows for peer-to-peer direct collaboration with users connecting directly to each other without the need to go through centralized servers.


Screen-sharing, video and audio are all supported (the service is in full beta and it is possible that you will encounter bugs and issues in using it.)


Appear.in requires no registration, login or download. It's click and go from the very first time.


My comment: WebRTC looks very promising for real-time collaboration tools and appear.in is a live demonstration of it. Supereasy video conferencing without any tech hassles.


Free to use


Try it out now: https://appear.in/ 


Check the FAQ(!): https://appear.in/information/about#faq_9 


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P2P Video Group Chat and Screen-Sharing on Chrome and Firefox with appear.in
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Send Files of Any Size To Anyone with Sendly

Send Files of Any Size To Anyone with Sendly | Online Collaboration Tools | Scoop.it
Sendly. The easy way to send your big files.
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Sendly is a new free web service which allows you to send one or more files of any size to your selected recipients, bypassing all email attachment size limitations. 


When sending multiple files they are automatically zipped before being sent and you get a notification email when your recipient has downloaded your file.


Sendly acts as an intermediary temporary store and forward service, sending to your recipients a link from where they can download their file. Files are kept for 10 days on the Sendly servers.


No registration required.


Free to use.


Try it out now: http://www.sendly.net/ 



Similar tools: WeTransfer.com 




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Webgrrl's comment, January 4, 5:03 AM
doesn't look like its free..anymore
Robin Good's comment, January 4, 5:06 AM
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Kathleen Mirin's curator insight, January 26, 9:53 PM

Appsolutely excellent tool.

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Collaborative Writing: Edit, Comment, Compare and Revise with Editorially

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Editorially is a collaborative free online editor which focuses on making it easy to revise, modify and comment on any text. With a minimal and inobtrusive UI, Editorially shines when it comes to see different contributors edits to the same text or to compare different versions of a story by different editors.


To format text the Markdown annotation approach is used, freeing the user from having to deal with menus and buttons.


Editorially automatically saves new versions of your text and it makes it easy to go back and see every single revision and edit made.


It is possible to import plain text files and to export both Markdown and HTML. All mobile devices and screens are supported.



My comment: Elegant, simple, easy to use. It offers powerful revision features making a very good alternative to other collaborative editors.



Free to use. 


Try it out now: http://vimeo.com/73479976 





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Alessandro Donadio's curator insight, September 21, 2013 2:52 AM

Come usare uno strumento come questo nelle organizzazioni?

David Sallinen (WAN-IFRA)'s curator insight, September 26, 2013 2:29 AM

Tool for collaborative work

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P2P File-Sharing With No Filesize Limits with Paddle Over

P2P File-Sharing With No Filesize Limits with Paddle Over | Online Collaboration Tools | Scoop.it
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PaddleOver is a free P2P, Bittorrent-based browser plugin which allows you to share, send and receive any kind of file of whatever size to anyone you want without having to first upload your file to a dedicated service and then waiting for the other party to download your file.


With PaddleOver you can share and invite one or multiple parties to your files in no time at all. Post to Facebook, Twitter or invite via email without limits to number of files shared, invitees, or file size.


Works on PC, Mac, Linux.


Free to use.


Try it out now: http://paddleover.com/ 





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