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OpenMeetings

OpenMeetings

OpenMeetings is a free open source browser-based software that allows you to set up instantly a conference in the Web. You can use your microphone or webcam, share documents on a white board, share your screen or record meetings. It is available as hosted service or you download and install a package on your server with no limitations in usage or users.

Openmeetings provides video conferencing, instant messaging, whiteboard, collaborative document editing and other groupware tools using API functions of the Red5 Streaming Server for Remoting and Streaming.

OpenMeetings is used for web conferencing in FOSS e-learning solution Moodle and Atutor.

 OpenMeetings 2.1.1

Price
Free to download

Size
14.4MB
License

Apache License v2.0

Developer
Sebastian Wagner and others

Website
openmeetings.apache.org

System Requirements
Java SE 6
ImageMagick
GhostScript
JODConventor
FFMpeg

Support Sites:
Blog, Wiki, Mailing Lists

Selected Reviews:

Features include:

  • Audio and Video Conferencing:
    • Audio and video
    • Audio only
    • Video only
    • Picture only
  • Meeting recording
  • Screen sharing
  • Chat and white boarding
  • Recorded sessions contain everything including sound recorded from all audio streams in exactly the way you've seen it in the conference
  • Recorded sessions can be downloaded as AVI/FLV files
  • Possibility to select a screen area for sharing
  • Different quality steps for Screensharing
  • Watch and organize recordings in an integrated Drag and Drop File-Explorer
  • File Explorer
    • Advanced File-Explorer in every conference room, Drag and Drop interface for managing uploaded files, including the possibility to create a document tree with folders
  • Moderating System:
    • Allow/Deny moderation
    • Allow/Deny to draw on white board
    • Allow/Deny screen-sharing/record screen
    • Allow/Deny Remote Control Screen
    • Give exclusive audio to others or self
    • (Re-) Start Audio, Video or Device settings
  • Multi-Whiteboard and Chat
  • User and room management
  • Private message center
  • Plan meetings with integrated calendar
  • Polls and Votes
  • Backup
  • Plugins:
    • Moodle
    • Sakai
    • Jira
    • Joomla
    • Drupal
    • Bitrix
    • Confluence
    • SugarCRM
    • Redmine
  • Import Documents (.tga, .xcf, .wpg, .txt, .ico, .ttf, .pcd, .pcds, .ps, .psd, .tiff, .bmp, .svg, .dpx, .exr, .jpg, .jpeg, .gif, .png, .ppt, .odp, .odt, .sxw, .wpd, .doc, .rtf, .txt, .ods, .sxc, .xls, .sxi, .pdf)

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