TAL 006: Come Join Me with Join.me

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Comparison Chart of Free(ish) Screen Sharing Programs

Screen Sharing Program Description Cost Maximum number of attendees Download for meeting starter? Download for attendees? Mobile apps?
Adobe Acrobat web conferencing Web conferencing with screen sharing Free for up to 3 users$14.99 and up for more users 20 No No iphone
Join.me Screen sharing with conference call number FreePaid version for additional features unlimited Yes No iphone, ipadViewer for Android (soon)
Live Look Screen sharing $10/credit for one time meeting or $39.99 for unlimited monthly meetings 15 No No No
Mikogo Web conferencing with screen sharing Free 10 Yes Yes No (but can join via website)
Teamviewer Screen sharing with VoIP and file transfer Free for non-commercial users 3-15 (depending on plan) Yes(works well through firewalls) Yes iphone, ipad, ipod touchAndroid
Skype Voice over internet (VoIP)  program with limited screen sharing option via video call Free 2 Yes Yes iphone, ipad, ipod touchAndroidSymbian/ N9000
Windows Live Messenger (XP)  (Vista, Windows 7) Instant messaging  with program/ whiteboard sharing option Free ? Yes Yes Not for program sharing


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