Project Squared (a project by Cisco) is a free online file sharing service that comes with group voice and video call support. You can share files as well as can communicate with your team in a group simultaneously. This feature is not supported by many other similar services.
Apart from the web this service is also available for iPhone, iPad, Android, Mac. So, now you don’t have to worry about not being in office for an important video conference or voice call. A video or voice call initiated through a browser can be joined in from your phone as well using the mobile app. All you need is the Project Squared app and you can join in the action from anywhere in the world.
Apart from this, it also lets you chat with your team. Thus, you can make video and voice call in a group, chat with team members, and share files together. You and your team members will be able to download the uploaded files. Whether it is a video file, exe file, audio file, image file, etc., you can upload it to your group.
You and your team (or friends) need to create a free account on Project Squared and then you all can share files, and communicate together.
In the screenshot above, you can see the interface of this service to share files and chat.
In screenshot below, you can see a group video call made by me. It is completely your wish if you want to use your webcam to display your video, or you just want to make a group audio call.
Note: Group voice and video call is possible with Firefox browser. Your team members must also login using Firefox browser to receive and answer your call.
How to Use This Online File Sharing Service?
Go to the homepage of this website using the link added at the end of this review. Click on Sign up free button and register with your email id. You will receive an email using which you can set a password and create your room for collaboration.
After entering your room, click on ‘+’ button. It will help you to invite your team members, using their email addresses, and join your room. Your team members also need to create an account with Project Squared to join your room.
When your team members will join your room, you can chat with them, and can share files. On the bottom part of your room, you will find a box to send a text message, and a ‘+’ button to upload files for sharing. All of your team members can also send a text message and share files on the group.
Start Voice and Video Chat to Communicate with Your Team:
To start a voice and video chat, click on the icon available on top right part of your room. After this, you need to allow your microphone or webcam, or both, to start voice or video call. Make sure you and your friends/team members are on Firefox browser to use this feature.
Once your friends will join the call, they can hear you, and can also see you. They can also respond to you.
Project Squared is quite interesting file sharing and group calling service. No matter wheresoever you are in the world, you and your team members can remain in contact, and share files and group communicate with each other. From small offices to normal users, this service is handy.