top 5 video calling apps


Smartphones have completely revolutionized the way we communicate with one another, We must be thankful to the technology we are surrounded with. The fast emerging technologies have provided us means by which we can instantly communicate and bridge the distance via voice calls, texts, and emails with the simple touch of a button.

Video calling has officially become mainstream with the introduction of faster mobile data networks such as 3G and 4G technology, video calls has become a popular way to communicate with someone through mobile devices. It lets you see the other person that you are calling. If you have an Android phone with front facing camera and are on 3G/4G or Wi-Fi network, then you can easily make video calls for free. In order to make a free video call, you need to have a video calling app installed on your phone. The following are some of the best free video calling apps which can remove the cuffs of distance for Android users.

1. Google Duo

google duo video calling app

Google, as we know is a giant technical firm of this era. The company has launched its two services Allo and Duo, in which Duo is used for video calling. This application was recently launched in August 2016 and is available for both Android and iOS platforms. Within a span of just 2 days, the application was listed as the second-best free application available on the Google Play Store.

The application is very easy in use after getting is installed you have to register your contacts number by which your device will get registered on google. After getting your device registered you will see the contact numbers in the Duo application on your device, just like WhatsApp. After that, you can simply call them and can see the faces of your better half.

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2. Skype

skype video calling app

Skype is a well-known application, which provides free voice calling and video calling services for a long time. The application was first founded in 2003 at a very basic level but now has reached to a worldwide level with fast and improved services. This application is very well known across the world, as many of the business organizations also use it as per their needs and requirements.

The application is very easy to use but takes time to get registered. The registration process can only be done by your e-mail id after which you will be given a Skype id, which will be unique to every user. You can then add your partner’s account by his/her Skype id. After getting add you can simply make a video call to your partner and can see each other easily.

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3. FB Messenger

Facebook Messenger App

Facebook, the leading social media application can also be used in video calling. Facebook has another lined up application termed as Facebook Messenger, in which the company has recently added a video calling feature. The feature is a click to play like service to the users.

At this time almost every person in the country has an account on Facebook, so, to use this awesome feature provided by the company, you just have to log in your account and open your message box, if your partner is online you will see a video camera mentioned on the top of your chat box just click on that camera and you will see the light of your life.

4. IMO


IMO is the application, which came in sight just some months ago and without any hand of leading companies behind it, the company is emerging with a great speed. The application is very easy to use and is becoming popular among the youngsters in a very less time.

To use this application, you just have to install this application and if anyone in your contact list is already using this application, you can see its name on the list after getting registered and opening this application. 

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5. Snapchat

snapchat video calling

Snapchat initially appeared in the market as an image messaging and mobile multimedia application, but before a few past months, the developers have also added a video calling feature in the application. The new feature is somehow not believed to be as good as above mentioned applications but it is the application which proves that ‘Something is better than Nothing’.
The video calling feature in this application is also very easy to use, and can surely bring a smile on your face if your partner is away from you at this festival.