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.

appear.in

  • 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 here: slack.com/apps/new/appearin.

Blue Jeans

  • 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 here: slack.com/apps/A0F8148C9-blue-jeans.

Google+ Hangouts

  • 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.
 

Skype

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.


Zoom

  • 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.

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