Best Video Calling Apps for iOS

Best Video Calling Apps iOS

Apart from its default apps like FaceTime, iOS supports several apps that enable you to make video calls. Today, we’ll look at some of the best video calling apps for iOS.

Microsoft’s Skype popularized video calling through the medium of computers. Soon thereafter, the advent of the Smartphones revolutionized this concept. The very idea of talking to people live through video appears quite futuristic but is now actually a reality. Just tap on your smartphones with a good built-in camera and access to the internet is all it requires to experience the new real world.

Best Video Calling Apps for iOS

Video calling is both easy to use and pretty much everywhere. However, to make or receive a video call, you need an app. Some are built-in while others can be downloaded separately. Scroll through this list of best video calling apps for iPhone.

1] Facebook Messenger

Initially designed as a texting app, the app now supports video calls. Besides, Messenger video calls work on your computer as well. The app has added a handful of exciting updates it’s our camera experience. Plus, there’s a new Selfie mode.

2] Tango

It is one of the best free video-calling apps available for the iOS platform. Tango has a very intuitive and easy to use interface. It can import your Facebook friends and phone’s contact list. Another good feature of the app is that it has the potential to create new friends. For instance, there’s a separate feature which allows you to meet people who are nearby and have a one-to-one conversation with them. You can even join a public chat room to engage in a conversation.

Try this app today to chat, create live stream videos and broadcast your life to the online world.

3] Viber

Viber is simple, free, fast and most secure messaging and video calling app. Just like Skype, it allows you to communicate using VoIP (Voice Over Internet Protocol), bypassing your mobile carrier. What’s so good about this app is that you do not need to register for using the service. All you have to do is download the app on your device and enter your Phone number. When entered, you are sent an access code through SMS which you have to enter for activating the app.

Once set up, you are ready to use the app. You can peruse the contact list to see which of your contacts also use Viber and you can invite them over. you can set up group texts for up to 100 participants. You can choose to create an audio clip by touching the microphone. Simply touch and hold the big button in the bottom center to record.

You can experience a little latency with the service. Nevertheless, it’s a good app and worth trying. It has a wide user base.

You can download Viber from here

4] JusTalk

Looking for a video calling app which also works in dark? JustTalk offers the ability to see clearly even in the dark with night vision. It combines the ability to communicate with two people or a group. Besides, it has very good sound transmission and a clear picture of high quality.

JusTalk is available cross-platform, including iOS. You can download JusTalk from App Store and other application stores.

5] Glide

The simplest way to understand how Glide works is to think of it as video text-messaging app. Unlike, Apple’s FaceTime or Microsoft’s Skype, which focus on video conferencing, Glide allows a recipient to respond when it’s convenient. It allows you to cut through the noise of “hey how are you”…. and switch directly to the topic of discussion.

The best perks of the app, it makes sending videos fairly easy and quick. Having said that, there are areas where the app could improve. For example, the home screen could be made less cluttered from the mixture of suggested contacts and conversation threads. Download from here.

Which app are you using to make video calls? Let us know in the comments

About the author

Hemant Saxena

The author Hemant Saxena is a post-graduate in bio-technology and has an immense interest in following technology developments. Quite by nature, he is an avid Lacrosse player.