free screen sharing collaboration

October 25, 2011

The web has finally given rise to “instant meetings” which are basically free screen sharing collaboration web based applications.

 

Two popular sites in this category include Mikogo and Join.Me.

 

 

They both offer additional features for a paid price.

 

Join.Me Pricing

pro features

all the goodies in free, plus

  • presenter swap
  • pro desktop app
  • personal link & background
  • meeting scheduler
  • meeting lock
  • user management
  • international conference lines
  • up to 250 meeting participants
$149/year(35% off. That’s like 4 months free.)
$19/month

 

Mikogo Pricing

To purchase a license for commercial use, please choose from the following options. After clicking on the “Buy Now” button, you will be able to select your preferred contract type.

Professional
Version
Support
Version
Light
Version
Monthly Subscription  US$ 25/month US$ 22/month US$ 19/month
Yearly Subscription  US$ 249/year US$ 199/year US$ 149/year
Lifetime License  US$ 699 one-time US$ 549 one-time US$ 399 one-time
Day Pass (24 Hours)  US$ 12/day US$ 11/day US$ 9/day

Prices are per organizer (named user). Unlimited use. No overage charges. Participants always connect for free.

Feature Comparison

Professional
Version
Support
Version
Light
Version
Desktop Sharing 
Switch Presenters 
Participant List
Participant Pointer 
Back Monitor 
Picture Quality Control 
Language Selection 
Firewall-Friendly 
256 Bit AES Encryption 
Email Invitations
Remote Control 
Remote Shortcuts 
Initial Viewing Direction 
Profile Manager 
Session Passwords 
Application Selection 
Multi-Monitor Support 
File Transfer 
Multi-User Chat 
Pause Transmission 
Lock Session
Recording 
URL Push
Status Signs (Emoticons) 
Multi-User Whiteboard 
Session Scheduler 
Custom Logo Branding
Custom Waiting Lounge
HTML Viewer 
Session Participants up to 25 up to 3 up to 10