5 Apps to keep connected during quarantine 5 Apps to keep connected during quarantine

5 Apps to keep connected during quarantine

We all know it’s a difficult time to share special moments with friends, family and loved ones, organize work meetings, lectures or even a Zumba class.

It's important to adapt to the situation, so here are some tools you can use to improve your daily communications.

1. 1.Google Meet

Google Meet allows you to organize up to 250 people meetings

It allows you to organize up to 250 people meetings. You can share your screen, make a presentation and record the meeting.

Due to COVID-19, it will be free until September 2020.

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Useful shortcuts:

CTLR + E activate or deactivate the camera

CTLR + D activate or deactivate the microphone

CTLR + ALT + C show or hide chat

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Google Meet APP: apps.google.com/meet/

2. 2. Zoom

Organize group meetings with Zoom

You can organize up to 100 people meetings. You can share your screen and take screenshots.

Zoom offers tutorials, web seminars and articles for free in case you need some help getting started.

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Useful shortcuts:

ALT + P start or stop recording

ALT + SHIFT + T take a screenshot

ALT + M activate or deactivate the microphone

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Zoom APP: zoom.us

3. 3.Skype

Stay connected with Skype

You can connect with up to 50 people, share your screen, make a presentation and record the meeting.

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Useful shortcuts:

CTLR + SHIFT + K activate or deactivate the camera

CTLR + S take a screenshot

CTLR + SHIFT + A add people to the meeting

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Skype APP: www.skype.com

4. 4.Jitsi Meet

Jitsi Meet allows you to organize meetings with an unlimited number of people

This is an open-source app that allows you to organize meetings with an unlimited number of people.

It is very easy to use. You just type a name for the chat room you want to create, or just join an existing one.

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Useful shortcuts:

M activate or deactivate the microphone

V activate or deactivate the camera

Space bar press to talk

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Jitsi Meet APP: jitsi.org

5. 5.Microsoft Teams

Microsoft Teams allows you to create meetings from the calendar

This is a modified and unified platform for Office 365. You can create a meeting from the calendar and the participants can join it from the link on the scheduled day and time.

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Useful shortcuts:

CTLR + SHIFT + M activate or deactivate the microphone

CTRL + SHIFT + O activate or deactivate the camera

CTLR + SHIFT + A accept a video call

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Microsoft Teams APP

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