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Free Conferencing App Yugma Available in New Skype Edition

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Several of the bloggers here at WebWorkerDaily are big fans of the free web conferencing application Yugma.  It’s a free, full-featured online meeting  tool that is particularly good for inviting other participants on-the-fly to join a meeting even if they haven’t downloaded the Yugma application. Windows, Mac or Linux users can join in.

This week, Yugma announced a new version for Skype: Yugma SE (Skype Edition).

Yugma SE is a plug-in for Windows- or Mac-based Skype users, and is available for free here.  Like the standard Yugma application, it allows Skype users to share their desktops with each other during Skype sessions. Users can sign into the plug-in with their Skype names, and up to 20 participants can collaborate at one time for free. (Yugma itself went from a maximum of 10 to 20 participants recently.)

Yugma already had a Skype edition available, but the new SE plug-in eases the process of using the applications together with single sign-on in Skype. I’ve been noticing that a lot more people I work with are using Skype, and I’ve been a fan of Yugma for a long time. If you’re on Skype, give the plug-in a try. You can learn more about it here.

6 Responses to “Free Conferencing App Yugma Available in New Skype Edition”

  1. You may want to consider RHUB’s TurboMeeting. Attending a meeting is as easy as clicking a link. No download is required for an attendee since they can join a meeting in a Flash or Javascript enabled browser. And RHUB’s next release will have audio built-in.

  2. Andrew Lindsay

    I tried the ‘old’ yugma skype edition but it had too many problems – skype call dropped regularly and sign up process for those joining the web conference was cumbersome. I’ll give the new version a try as having this linked to skype is great if it works.