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Google Duo for Web Apps

  • Free
  • In English
  • V 1.0
  • 3.8
  • (20)
  • Security Status

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One-on-one video-calling app

With the increasing bandwidth speed across the world, more and more people are using video calls rather than the more traditional voice calls. Many of the communication apps of today, such as WhatsApp and Skype, are offering video calls as part of their features. Even the tech giant, Google, has joined the trend with its product, Google Duo. It is a free-to-use application that allows users to conduct one-on-one video messaging.  It aims to simplify the video chat process by eliminating the need for accounts or subscriptions. You only need to sign up with your phone number and you are good to go. Google Duo is a fast, reliable, and safe messenger with an array of helpful features to provide a better user experience. 

Get seamless communication

Duo is Google’s answer to Apple’s FaceTime. The app was previously only available for Android devices, but the company has now also released versions compatible with iOS and even a web application. Although the app shares some similarities with other Google-built social apps like Hangouts, it does a couple of things differently. For one, Duo was only built for video calling, whereas Hangouts offered text-based messaging and collaboration. Moreover, the quality of calls adjusts to the speed of your network.

With this, your call stays connected even when the bandwidth is limited. The app also offers a unique feature called Knock Knock, which lets you see a live video of your caller before you answer. Think of it as a video caller ID. If you want to do a video conference, Google Duo can let you call up to eight people at once with its group-calling feature. You can also record a video message and send it to your contact when that person cannot pick up your call.

The app also allows you to personalize your video message with texts and emojis. Duo features end-to-end encryptions, so all calls made are safe. Duo has an incredibly user-friendly and intuitive interface. Calling a contact takes only a couple of clicks. The picture and sound quality depend on your coverage, but the audio is still clear even if there is a little lag on the video. Overall, it is a great app to have if you want a no-fuss, quality video-calling service.

PROS

  • User-friendly and intuitive interface
  • Comes with an ID caller-like feature
  • Lets you call up to eight people at once
  • Calls are encrypted

CONS

  • No voice-only option

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Google Duo for Web Apps

  • Free
  • In English
  • V 1.0
  • 3.8
  • (20)
  • Security Status

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