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Screen Sharing

Top 5 uses for free screen sharing software
  • Education: Students, Professors and Administrators alike can make use of our screen sharing app.
    • Distance learning
    • Study groups
    • Virtual Excursions
    • Management meetings
  • Charity and Non-Profit: Church meetings, small organizations and local community groups.
    • Support Group
    • Committee Meetings
    • Prayer Lines
    • Coaching
    • Meditation calls
  • Coaching: Hold coaching sessions with participants anywhere in the world.
    • Remote training sessions
    • Live support
    • One-on-one client meetings
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Looking for the best free screen sharing software? screen sharing allows you to be better understood while presenting during a web conference. It can be used for training purposes or for collaborating on projects, as well. Screen sharing is free with and is done via the online meeting room, so there are no downloads.

  • No trial – our free service is always free
  • Up to 12 hours long
  • 5 online meeting participants

You will be able to display content like documents and spreadsheets, presentations, photos, websites and more. With no pesky downloads for anyone, you’ll be able to collaborate on anything live from your desktop easily and without frustration, all within Google Chrome or one of our standalone apps.

Pass the baton and let someone else share their screen – no upgrades required.
All online meeting participants have screen sharing access. No upgrades required. No downloads necessary.

What is screen sharing?

screen sharing with in Google Chrome or using our App, allows your participants to view your desktop or a specific application with others in real time. Viewers will not be able to manipulate the shared screen, but only view it as a video stream. Your viewers will be able to see everything you are doing within an application or document, such as highlighting or mouse clicks and any animations or videos.

Can I screen share via an app?

You can use either our Windows or Mac desktop screen sharing app. Download links for these can be found here:

Currently, it isn’t possible to share your screen using a mobile app on a smartphone or tablet. Alternatively, you can also share your screen using Google Chrome on a computer without downloading anything.

What are useful screen sharing tools?

Screen Sharing with allows you to share all types of documents with people who are located in almost any part of the world. The following tools are available with’s screen sharing feature:

  • Share your entire desktop
  • Share one application only
  • Record your screen sharing session* (Pro & Deluxe plans only)
  • Upload a document for participants to download
  • Present a document, allowing participants to take control of the presentation
  • Virtual Whiteboard* allows hosts and participants to annotate and share ideas
How does screen sharing work?

Our screen sharing service works right inside your browser using WebRTC technology. There is nothing to download and no need for your participants to register anywhere in order to view your screen or shared documents (those sharing their screens will need to add the screen-sharing extension in Google Chrome)

**Please note that our screen sharing service is optimized for Chrome – you are only able to SHARE your screen using Google CHROME or our Desktop App for Windows or Mac. Your participants will also require Chrome. Currently, screen sharing is not available on smartphone or tablet devices.**

To share your screen during a video call, simply click on the ‘SHARE’ button at the top right of your Online Meeting Room during a video call. (If you need help starting a video call, please visit our support center).

How do I set up screen sharing?

With, there is little setup required. You would join your ‘Online Meeting Room’ as usual via your unique link and then hit ‘share’ when you are ready to begin. However, below are a couple of tips that we can recommend.

  1. Get new participants to run the connection test before the meeting.
  2. When Sharing your Screen, to present a Powerpoint presentation or website, it is best to share “Your Entire Screen” rather than “Application Window”.
  3. Presenting a file by uploading it and clicking “Present” from the Chat is a great way to share to a small group.

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Does screen sharing work on an iPad?

At the moment it is not possible to share your screen or view a shared screen on an iPad or iPhone. However, this feature will be added in the near future. For now, you can share your screen using any Mac, Windows or Linux computer within Google Chrome or via one of our standalone Apps.

Conference Recording

How do I record a conference call?

With an additional premium subscription for as little as $9.99/month, you can have unlimited audio recordingsof all your conference calls.

  • Set all calls to be automatically recorded via the ‘Settings’ section
  • Schedule individual calls to be automatically recorded
  • Manually initiate recording using the ‘record’ button in your dashboard menu
  • Use *9 from your phone when hosting a meeting via telephone
Does free video conferencing include recording?

Audio and Video recording are premium features, which are currently only available with paid subscriptions. You can host a video conference call with up to 5 people, lasting up to 12 hours at a time.

Free conference call recording instructions

The recording feature is available with any of our paid Plans. These can be purchased via the ‘Upgrade‘ section of your account.

VIA PHONE: If you’re meeting using the phone be sure to call in as Moderator by using your Moderator PIN instead of the Access Code (this can be found on your account home page, or also in the ‘Settings’ section under ‘Moderator PIN’).
Push *9 to start or to pause a recording.

VIA WEB: If you’re holding a call via the internet, the recording button is located within the Menu at the top of your Online Meeting Room. To start or pause a recording – simply click on ‘RECORD’ in the menu at the top of the screen.

Visit our Support Center for more information about call recording.

Can I download my conference call recording?

An MP3 audio file download link and Telephone Playback information for audio recordings are included in your detailed call summary email. All call recordings can also be found in the ‘Recordings’ section of your account via the ‘Menu’. You can also access and listen to your recordings at any time when viewing “Past Conferences”.

Online meeting or video recordings, will similarly be available as an MP4 download in email summaries and also within your account under ‘Recordings’ or ‘Past Conferences’.

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What is conference call recording?

Taking notes during a conference is helpful, but when you really need to know exactly what was discussed and agreed to, nothing beats a recording. FreeConference can send you an MP3 recording and also a playback dial-in number for any meeting.

As well as enabling hosts to keep a catalog of past meetings for transcription or company records, conference call recording also allows you share with those who were unable to attend the live call or would like to go over the content again. This makes it a great feature for a multitude of applications, such as education, staff training, recruitment, journalism, legal practices and so on.

Document Sharing

3 Tips for free online document sharing and collaboration
  1. Be more efficient: Upload a file or document during your meeting to make follow up emails a thing of the past. No need to send a separate email message and you can keep the communication all in one place.
  2. Collaboration: Easily allow other team members to take control and share ideas using document sharing.
  3. Keep records: After the conference call has ended, all documents are also included in summary emails and via the past conference section of your account. This way you can keep a concise record of all your past meetings.Sign up for a free account today!
What is document sharing?

File Sharing or Document sharing allows you to instantly send and receive documents during a conference call.

Our document sharing app actually works within the Text Chat in your call window. Just click the three dots to open the menu and select the paperclip icon in the bottom right corner to upload a file from your computer. You can also simply drag and drop a file into the Online Meeting Room to share with all participants.

Read more about document sharing on our support site.

Is free online document sharing secure?

Document sharing with your account is private and secure. You can manage who is on your meeting and control access to document sharing. Shared files can be added or deleted during a live call or once it is completed.

Additionally, the Online Meeting Room, where you can share documents, works via WebRTC. WebRTC is a secure protocol. It uses both Datagram Transport Layer Security (DTLS) and Secure Real-time Transport Protocol (SRTP) to encrypt data. Chat messages are also sent via HTTPS, a secure protocol.