Are you away from home and do you need to see your family or your partner? Or simply do you like video-calling with your friends?

In any case, you will necessarily need the best video calling apps on Android or iOS. Especially if you have just looked at this world, and you do not know where to get your hands: no problem, because the various markets are rich in video calling apps. Let’s see together the best 5 for Android and for iOS, so you can see who you want in any place or time of your day.

Skype

Skype

We could not start from Skype, the most widely used video calling app on planet Earth. With over 700 million users worldwide, in many cases, you will find that its installation will be the easiest and fastest way to video chat with people in your life. And if you do not know this fantastic software yet, you will be interested to know that Skype will not only allow you to make video calls, but will also provide you with a series of interesting options. Moreover, being one of the most advanced VoIP programs, you can enjoy stable video calls without too many connection jumps. Finally, consider also that you can use it as a simple instant messaging app: all this without spending a penny.

ooVoo

ooVoo

ooVoo is probably the most skilled competitor of Skype, even if its functions are not exactly the same. This app, in fact, stands out from the competition because of its direct line with Facebook, as it will allow you to entertain video-calls with all your friends on the most famous social network in the world. Simply install it to be able to see all your contacts appear magically, and to be able to contact them quickly and easily (up to a maximum of 12 users at the same time). Unfortunately, this is the only free feature of ooVoo: if you want to contact people outside of Facebook, you’ll have to buy it. Available for both Android and iOS.

Viber

Viber

A few years ago, Viber used to hold bench to the dominance of WhatsApp, especially as regards the aspect of instant messaging: then WhatsApp is back free and Viber is a bit’ fallen by the wayside. Yet this app also allows you to make video calls to other Viber users, allowing you to chat simultaneously sending photos, files and of course its many emoticons. It is one of the most beautiful and fun video calling software for Android and iOS, as it has a particularly user-friendly interface. The only fault? Video calls will only be free if made to other Viber users, while you will have to pay a standard rate for other users.

Google Hangouts

Hangouts

Impossible to imagine Big G out of the video call ring. And in fact, Google will allow you to carry out exploiting its famous Google Hangouts platform. Unlike the previous ones, Hangouts is not an app but a real function available for anyone with an account on Google: you will not have to download or install anything to use it. In addition, Google Hangouts has a great value: not being tied to smartphones (a bit ‘like Skype), will allow you to video call with your friends even from PC. Regarding the functions, the platform will allow you not only to make video calls, but also to send messages. Finally, the function that will allow you to make video conferences with up to 10 users is very attractive.

Tango

Tango

Tango is a bit of a summa of all the apps seen so far, and while not being specialized in any particular function, allows you to enjoy a really large number of options. First of all, its VoIP system, particularly stable, will allow you to make high-quality video calls, without considering that you can share all the files you want and use it as an instant messaging service. Registration is mandatory, but it is a pure formality that will not oblige you to enter names, emails or telephone numbers: the ideal from a privacy point of view. Finally, to underline the possibility to organize video-conferences and to be able to connect with your own Spotify profile, to share a musical message.