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Join us in the #HackingFromHome hackathon!

Ever since the project’s inception as a multi-protocol chat client back in 2003 collaboration has been at the heart of Jitsi. Protocols came and went and now thanks to WebRTC anyone can use Jitsi Meet […]

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This is what end-to-end encryption should look like!

Work in Progress! Some of the people watching our repos have been asking us what the deal was with this little new HIPS project (which by the way stands for Hidden In Plain Sight). Well, […]

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Jitsi Meet features update, April 2020

Hello Fellow Jitsters! While we work on making sure our infrastructure is able to cope with the recent surge in traffic, we have managed to ship some features we think you may like, let’s go! […]

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Jitsi Meet Security & Privacy

Jitsi Meet Security & Privacy For us Fellow Jitsters, developing a platform our users can rely on is the most important thing. That means, amongst other things, we are very mindful of the security and […]

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You can help! Deploy your own Jitsi Meet instance now

The majority of plans we schedule each day are made with the assumption that we will be able to meet with people, face to face, and work out whatever we need to, with the appropriate […]

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Introducing: Presenter Mode

Jitsi Meet has had the ability to share your screen with others for years now. Thanks to WebRTC it’s really effortless for applications to allow users to share a window, full-screen or browser tab. When […]

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Open Source SFUs

Today we are trying something new. We invited Tsahi Levent-Levi to write a guest postfor us. For those working with WebRTC for some time Tsahi will be a faminilar name. Tsahi has been working in […]

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Jitsi Meet now available on F-Droid

Hey there Fellow (Android) Jitsters! We have a good one for you today. Well, technically it went up on Friday, but in case you missed it, here we go: Jitsi Meet is now available on […]

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Jitsi Meet for mobile 19.0 released!

You might have noticed an update to Jitsi Meet on your Android or iOS device, that’s because our brand new release, 19.0 is out! “19.0?! What did I miss?!” we hear you say. The first […]

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Santa Claus video chat powered by Jitsi Meet

Every once in a while we learn about a project like no other using Jitsi Meet. Today we’d like to share one such project: Papa Noel Online and its sibling project Los Reyes Magos TV. These projects […]

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New video explains geographical cascading

We announced our new geographical bridge cascading feature that helps to scale Jitsi Meet instances while minimizing latency between your conference participants. We have had a lot of questions on how this works, so Boris […]

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Jitsi Meet, now with geographical bridge cascading

Real-time communication is a tricky business, and large scale video conferencing is especially so. There are many things that can be done to improve user experience but they get harder and harder as you go through […]

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Remote desktop control and always-on-top view with the new Jitsi Meet desktop app

We recently blogged bout Google Summer of Code 2018 and the 3 projects which finished successfully. Today we are going to talk about one of those projects: Jitsi Meet Electron, or the Jitsi Meet desktop […]

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New Jitsi Meet Mobile now with Live Streaming, better performance and more!

It’s been a while since we have last written about our mobile apps. We have been busy improving them, and now that 1.18 is available for Android and iOS, let’s talk about the release! This […]

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New feature: Brady Bunch style layout

Here’s the story of a lovely video layout and a powerful video engine that came together to form a new Brady Bunch style video layout: Each call participant’s individual video size is put into the […]

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Jitsi meets Docker

Jitsi Meet is composed of several components which work together for delivering the best video conferences, as you are used to already. When it comes to deploying these to production, there are, of course, many […]

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Learn how to Live Stream and Record on your Jitsi Meet Install

Yasen Pramatarov just released this third tutorial video. This one covers how to setup live streaming and recording using the Jibri module for Jitsi Meet. Jibri is a module that acts as a silent participant […]

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Tutorial video: How to Load Balance Jitsi Meet

The second in our series of video tutorials is now available. This one covers how to load balance Jitsi Meet with multiple Jitsi Videobridges like this: Load balancing is important for additional redundancy in production […]

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New tutorial: Installing Jitsi Meet on your own Linux Server

We are working on a new series of video tutorials. We are happy to announce the first one today – a step-by-step guide on how to setup Jitsi Meet on your own server. The video […]

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Jitsi Meet stable releases, now more discoverable!

If you have been following the Jitsi Meet development for some time, you might have noticed the sheer amount of git tags. We make tags for every successful build our CI makes, and also every […]

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Jitsi Meet Simplified!

Did you ever think that all the features in Jitsi Meet kind of made you work too hard in order to find what you were really looking for? Was it in the side toolbar? Or […]

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Help us with our Jitsi User Survey!

Calling out to all Jitsi users and aficionados! Please take a minute to make Jitsi better by answering 9 quick questions on our user survey: Help us improve the Jitsi community with your feedback. The […]

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Jitsi wins LinuxLinks’ 2018 award for Best Open Source Video Conferencing Software

We were just alerted by @linuxlinks that we are the winner of their 2018 award for Best Open Source Video Conferencing Software. That’s always a pleasure for us and obviously a good reason for everyone to […]

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New Jitsi Meet mobile versions released!

With 2017 close to ending, we have one more Jitsi Meet mobile release for you! In this release we focused on two main areas: the welcome page and error handling. The welcome page has been […]

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Jitsi Meet wins the Open Source Classic award at DINAcon 2017

We are humbled to share that Jitsi Meet has won the Open Source Classic award at the DINAcon awards 2017, which took place in Bern (Switzerland) last Friday. The list of nominees was impressive, so […]

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Introducing the Jitsi Meet mobile SDK

Jitsi Meet has been available on mobile for some time now. The app works on both Android and iOS, and while it uses meet.jit.si to create conferences by default, it works with any custom Jitsi […]

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Audio Only Mode in Jitsi Meet

Audio Only Mode in Jitsi Meet We often hear from our users that they’d like to have a low bandwidth mode. This is sometimes because they are on expensive satellite links that charge by the […]

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Telephony Support on meet.jit.si

Yes! You heard, or rather, read that right . You can now call into meet.jit.si conferences. Just head out to your Jitsi Meet Contact List, then click on “Share the link” and use the telephone numbers and […]

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New Layouts in Jitsi Meet

New layout for your 1:1s on meet.jit.si In the past people have often been confused about one specific aspect of our user interface:   Notice how in both of the above cases there is a […]

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Jitsi Meet now on mobile!!!

Yes! Jitsi Meet is now available for Android and iOS!!! Join your Jitsi Meetings from your phone!

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Jitsi: State of The Union

Check out what’s in and what’s coming for Jitsi in @saghul’s FOSDEM presentation.

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Simulcast now in production on meet.jit.si!

Tired of having to choose between 1080p and reasonable bandwidth consumption? The new simulcast support on meet.jit.si should make you happy then! Also run it yourself by installing Jitsi Meet and Jitsi Videobridge.

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Co-watch YouTube videos on the new meet.jit.si

Want to share YouTube videos and watch them together with friends? Try the new meet.jit.si!

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Research on Last N

last n diagram

We recently published a research paper about our “Last N” approach to videoconferencing. It describes how it all works and shows our evaluation based on the implementation in Jitsi Meet and Jitsi Videobridge.

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