The 10 Best Apps For Video Calls – 2020’s Best Video Chat Apps For The Pandemic (Updated)

By Michael Grothaus •  Updated: 07/08/20 •  6 min read

Video chatting apps have always been popular ever since smartphones started including a front-facing camera as standard. In other words, for over a decade now. But in 2020, the importance of video chatting apps gained new prominence as the COVID-19 pandemic hit the world.

Of course, there’s plenty of other use cases for video chatting apps than just to see your loved ones during the pandemic. Here we’ve laid out the best video chatting apps based on a range of circumstances. No matter which you choose, it’s hard to go wrong from any on this list.

FaceTime

FaceTime
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WhatsApp

WhatsApp
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Zoom

Zoom
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Skype

Skype
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Line

Line
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Google Duo

The 10 Best Apps For Video Calls – 2020’s Best Video Chat Apps For The Pandemic (Updated)
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Houseparty

The 10 Best Apps For Video Calls – 2020’s Best Video Chat Apps For The Pandemic (Updated)
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WeChat

The 10 Best Apps For Video Calls – 2020’s Best Video Chat Apps For The Pandemic (Updated)
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Viber

The 10 Best Apps For Video Calls – 2020’s Best Video Chat Apps For The Pandemic (Updated)
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Google Meet

The 10 Best Apps For Video Calls – 2020’s Best Video Chat Apps For The Pandemic (Updated)
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Into video messages? Check out What Is Cameo? The celebrity video message platform.

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Michael Grothaus

Apple expert and novelist, Michael Grothaus has been covering tech on KnowYourMobile for the best part of 10 years. Prior to this, he worked at Apple. And before that, he was a film journalist. Michael is a published author; his book Epiphany Jones was voted as one of the best novels about Hollywood by Entertainment Weekly. Michael is also a writer at other publications including VICE and Fast Company.
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