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Google Meet. Conferences will no longer be unlimited on the platform

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The videoconferences have been normalized for more than a year, when the covid-19 pandemic began. It was for this reason that services such as Microsoft Teams, Zoom and Google Meet, the latter that began to offer video calling service free up to 24 hours for any account on the platform from April 2020.

Google had a date of March 31, 2021 as a limit to make video calls for up to 24 hours without interruptions; However, they extended the term until June of this year. This was announced through the official account of Google Workspace and Twitter.

We continue unlimited #GoogleMeet calls (up to 24 hours) in the free version until June 2021 for Gmail accounts, “posted @GoogleWorkspace on the social network.

Coming to the month of June, videoconferences by this means without paying the subscription to Workspace it would be 60 minutes, as they had planned for this month of April before the deadline to use the platform was increased.

Google Meet has added multiple tools to facilitate activities such as classes online, online workshops or remote work meetings. In February, he added a room to check your audio and video, it is a button called Check audio and video, where you can record a short video to choose the best configuration.

Another great addition to the service was the subtitles in real time, which can be activated within a video call in multiple languages ​​from the three option points in the option Enable subtitles.

An alternative to Google Meet will be Microsoft Teams, platform that allows hold conferences for up to 24 hours with 300 people for free. Otherwise, you’ll have to settle for 60 minutes of Meet or quote the plan in Goolge Workspace that best suits your needs; this includes Calendar, Gmail, Following Documents, Drive and other services with much greater capacity and functions than in its free version.


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