Jitsi Meet

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Jitsi Meet is a free and open source, multi-platform software for secure, simple, and scalable video conferences


  • Unlimited number of users: there are no artificial limits on the number of users or conference participants. Server power and bandwidth are the only limiting factors;
  • Jitsi Meet does not require an account;
  • Secure rooms: manage access to conferences with a password;
  • Encrypted by default;
  • Experimental support for end-to-end encryption to further improve security;
  • High quality audio and video via Opus and VP8;
  • Support for creating user-friendly URLs: MySite.com/OurConf;
  • It is possible to turn on/off the microphone and camera, as well as select the desired device;
  • It is possible to show the screen (desktop): the entire screen or a specific program window;
  • The “Raise your Hand” function allows you to show that you want to speak out (the palm icon will appear in a blue circle);
  • You can invite others to the conference by copying the link and sending it to the right person, sending it by email, or embedding the conference using an Iframe;
  • It is possible to choose a general or close-up;
  • There is an option to choose the quality of communication;
  • Full-screen mode support;
  • Security settings: Lobby mode (allows you to protect the conference by allowing people to log in only after the moderator approves it), set a password, and enable end-to-end encryption (experimental);
  • Start Recording Feature: Jitsi Meet only supports recording to the Dropbox cloud;
  • The functions “Turn off the microphone for all” and “Turn off all cameras” are available;
  • It is possible to start streaming on YouTube;
  • It is possible to share videos from YouTube with the participants;
  • There is an option to choose a background;
  • Support for keyboard shortcuts.

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The software Jitsi Meet is available for installation on Linux, Windows and macOS, as well as: mobile applications for Android and iOS, Web version.

Installation methodOS
PPAUbuntu* 16.04/18.04/19.04/20.04, Linux Mint 18/19, Debian
DebUbuntu* 16.04/18.04/19.04/20.04, Linux Mint 18/19, Debian
FlatpakUbuntu, Linux Mint, Debian, Arch Linux, Fedora, CentOS, KDE Neon, openSUSE, elementary OS, Manjaro, Red Hat Enterprise Linux
AppImageUbuntu, Fedora, openSUSE, CentOS, elementaryOS, Linux Mint and others
Mobile appsAndroid, iOS

*Ubuntu (GNOME), Kubuntu (KDE), Xubuntu (XFCE), Lubuntu (LXDE)

Install Software via PPA repository

wget -qO – https://download.jitsi.org/jitsi-key.gpg.key | sudo apt-key add –
sudo sh -c “echo ‘deb https://download.jitsi.org stable/’ > /etc/apt/sources.list.d/jitsi-stable.list”
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install jitsi-meet

Install Software via Deb package

Install Software via Flatpak package

flatpak install flathub org.jitsi.jitsi-meet

Install Software via AppImage package

Install Software via EXE package on Windows

Install Software via DMG package for macOS

Version for Android

Version for iOS

Web version of the Jitsi Meet software: meet.jit.si

Software Information

Language Interface:English, Russian, Deutsch, Spanish, French and others
Description version:2.8.6
Developer:Jitsi Team
Programming language:Java, Electron
License:Apache License 2.0
Software website:jitsi.org

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