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Voice, video & screen sharing apps
Whether you need to talk over voice or video, or share your screen with other members of your team, Slack has a number of apps you can choose from.
One-click video conferences in a browser window
Supports up to 8 participants
Use the /appear slash command to start and share a video conference
Get started with the appear.in app at slack.com/apps/new/appearin.
Simple video conferencing for web, desktop, mobile, and room systems
Requires an active Blue Jeans account (paid or free trial)
Use the /bluejeans slash command to launch a video conference
Add the Blue Jeans app to your team at slack.com/apps/A0F8148C9-blue-jeans.
Voice and video calls with your team in a browser window
Use the /hangout slash command to start a Hangout
Invite Slack team members directly from the Hangout
You can try the Google Hangouts app at slack.com/apps/A0F7YS351-google-hangouts.
An online meeting app that allows you to collaborate instantly with free screen sharing, audio, and video conferencing
/joinme to start a session in a Slack channel or direct message
Add join.me to your Slack team at
Skype can’t be set as your team’s default calling app , but you can start voice or video calls from within Slack using the command /skype . Each party must have Skype installed locally on their mobile or desktop device.
To start a Skype call in a DM: Type /skype [skype-username] , then hit Enter . If their Skype user profile is stored in Slack, simply type /skype .
To start a Skype call in a channel: Type /skype skype-username . If their Skype username is stored in their Slack profile, you can type /skype @slack-username . You can have up to 10 people participate on a group video call, or up to 25 people on a group voice call.
Add the Skype app to your team at slack.com/apps/A4QV4C23C-skype.
Voice calls, video calls and screen sharing with your team in a dedicated app
Use the /zoom command start a call with your team
A paid Zoom account is required A Zoom account can only be connected to one Slack team
You can add
Zoom to your team at slack.com/apps/A0F81R9BR-zoom.