Whether any of that concerns you or you simply want some alternative options, we're here to help.
Voice conversations open the field of participants to 150 people, which can come in handy with large groups. Overall, Google Hangouts is light on advanced features, but you can text message others and share screens.
Businesses with bigger needs can check out the paid options, which start at $13.50 per person. The paid tiers add things like cloud storage, recording transcriptions, and other advanced features.
Sing it with us now, "Here's the story, of a lovely lady, who was bringing up three very lovely girls..." Okay, we'll stop there. That is the beginning of the theme song from the Brady Bunch, and what made us break into song is because Jitsi Meet announced a Brady Bunch layout to its video conferencing software back in 2018.
Jitsi Meet is free, it's fully encrypted, and it's open source, if you care about that sort of thing. It also supports up to 75 participants and has a nifty feature (in beta) that allows you to blur the background.
Other Video Conferencing Alternatives To Zoom
The web is a big place and there are far too many video conferencing options for us to succinctly highlight here. However, we can at least list some of the other options, including...
Do you have a recommendation that is not listed here? Feel free to share it in the comments section below, and tell us why you like it!