28 – Zoom

zoomlogoUP 38 places

Zoom unifies cloud video conferencing, simple online meetings, and cross platform group chat into one easy-to-use platform.

Website zoom.us Top 100 Tools for Personal & Professional Learning 2017  40
Cost Free and Premium versions Top 100 Tools for Workplace Learning 2017  23
Availability Online Top 100 Tools for Education 2017  30
Past Overall Rankings
2016: 66 2015: – 2014: – 2013: – 2012: – 2011: – 2010: – 2009: – 2008: – 2007: –

Comments from some of those who selected Zoom as one of their Top 10 Tools in 2017

“my favorite virtual meeting tool. Works beautifully for meetings with small numbers of people AND for large groups. Very easy to use and very robust.” Chris Wildemuth, USA

“It is the best video conferencing software in the world. Excellent for Online teaching.” Donald Patnaude, Thailand

“I purchased a pro account this year and am using this very simple video conference platform to connect and learn, such as with my Beta Conversations.” Harold Jarche, Canada

“replaced Webex as the way to learn together for me this year” Helen  Sanderson, New Zealand

“client communication” Jill Pergant, UK

Previous comments

“Ah, this tool is a beauty. Much more reliable and robust than skype. Always works. My students never have issues with plugins that refuse to load or other problems of that nature.” Chris Wildermuth, University/College teacher, USA, 2016

“video conferencing for ease of use” Ember Hanson, Vendor, USA, 2016

“using for virtual meetings and small web training” Sharon Wingron, Consultant, USA, 2016

“Free video collaboration tool that does what it says on the tin.” Neale Murden, Online learning facilitator, Australia, 2016