Quite so, is Zoom free to use? Zoom offers a full-featured Basic Plan for free with unlimited meetings. ... Both Basic and Pro plans allow for unlimited 1-1 meetings, each meeting can have a duration of 24 hours maximum. Your Basic plan has a 40 minutes time limit per each meeting with three or more total participants.
That, do I need to sign up for a zoom account to join a meeting?
A Zoom account is not required if you are strictly joining Zoom Meetings as a participant. If someone invites you to their meeting, you can join as a participant without creating an account. ... A Zoom account is only required if you need to create your own meetings and send invitations to participants.
Zoom vs Skype are the closest competitors of their kind. They are both great options, but Zoom is the more complete solution for business users and work-related purposes. If the few extra features Zoom has over Skype don't matter much to you, then the real difference will be in pricing.
"Zoom is seeing the biggest increase because its product is easier and more robust than others and it's at right time when people really need it," Kurtzman said. "When it comes to work, people want the same ease of collaboration they get in the office or in person -- and [in many ways], Zoom delivers this."
Join a meeting by clicking on a Zoom link provided by the meeting host => follow the prompts to download and run Zoom => enter the meeting ID if prompted => click to join the audio conference. When you're in the meeting, you may click on the Start Video button to start your video.