Cross Platform Webcam and Audio chat
Imagine if you, in all probability a windoze user, wants to share some important real time video info with, in all probability, a stubborn *ix (please include mac into that, will you ? ) user like me ?
Well, I had to do this to check some source code and stuff over this weekend. Skype refused to play nice over my friend's Linux desktop.
So, after some digging around we discovered these two pieces of fine software, openwengo and qnext.
Of these two, we preferred openwengo for the simplest reason that we had access to the source code and hence, we could do some optimized compilation to make the software work a bit better. The installer sizes are a bit of a concern for qnext, but, to our surprise, both these pieces of software played quite nice.
Both these pieces of software seem to play along nicely with jabber, though it remains to be seen whether you can call a windoze gtalk user.
But, all in all, highly recommended in case you want to do cross platform video and audio chatting.
Tags: openwengo, qnext
Posted by Shyam Krishnaswamy at 9:22 PM