Facetime Review - why 4.2 stars?

Facetime Review
ITQlick Score: 90/100
ITQlick Rating: (4.2/5)
Pricing: 2/10 - low cost
Category: Video Conferencing -> Facetime
Ranking:Ranked 3 out of 48 Video Conferencing systems
Company: FileMaker
Typical customers: Medium and large size businesses
Platforms: Mobile
Links: Facetime pricing, Facetime alternatives

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / updated: Oct 20, 2020

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What is Facetime?

FaceTime is a video conferencing software designed to enable two or more supported devices to establish a connection for visual and audio calls. Users of this software can make a group call that involves up to 32 people, and there are various effects to create an animoji during a call. The software is available exclusively on iPads, iPhones, iPods, and Mac devices only.

Some of the key features of FaceTime software are live photos, favorites, and FaceTime memoji. The software is developed by FileMaker Inc, an Apple subsidiary that specializes in computer software and with a workforce of over 250 employees. The company was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Santa Clara, California, United States.

What is Facetime rating? ()

The rating of Facetime is 4.2 stars out of 5 and the total score is 90 out of 100. The ratings are based on our unbiased experts. Learn more in our rating methodology page

Who are Facetime's typical customers?

The typical customers include the following business size: Medium and large size businesses.

Is Facetime the best Video Conferencing?

Facetime is ranked 3 out of 48 software in their category (Video Conferencing systems).

What are Facetime's pros? (4 Pros)

  • The clarity of audio calls and video calls
  • The software automatically adjusts call quality based on the mobile network or wifi reception
  • The number of users allowed on each call makes room for a true conference
  • The app is easy to use and does not require any special settings

Who are their main alternatives?

Popular alternatives to Facetime: Zoom, TeamViewer, RealPresence, Ubiq Hive, Arkadin, eyeson, Personify Live Software, Vidyo Infrastructure, Glance Networks Software, TrueConf Server. The full list of competitors can be found here.

What is the cost of Facetime?

What is the REAL total cost of implementation? on top of the total cost of licenses which is easy to calculate you need to add the cost of training, customization, data migration, and other "hidden cost". ITQlick pricing score is 2 out of 10 (10 is most expensive). Find here the REAL total cost breakdown for Facetime

What should you ask FileMaker during a demo session? (65 questions)

Schedule a demo with Facetime and access 65 must ask questions for the vendor while watching Facetime in action. Visit the vendor's website here.

Is it the right software for you?

FaceTime is most suitable for medium and large-sized business enterprises. Still, small businesses can also take advantage of the software, and it can be used in any industry.

Facetime's list of categories:

Communications
VoIP

Facetime Vs. Alternatives

ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
Score ITQlick Score is a 1 to 100 score, based on pricing, and functionality Vs. alternative solutions
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Facetime
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
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90/100
Pricing Pricing score ranges between 1 to 10 while 1 is low TCO and 10 is high TCO (TCO - total cost of ownership: cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
2/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
Has a free version
Functionality
3
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Zoom
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
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97/100
Pricing Pricing score ranges between 1 to 10 while 1 is low TCO and 10 is high TCO (TCO - total cost of ownership: cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
3/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
$14.99 per user/month
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13
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TeamViewer
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
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92/100
Pricing Pricing score ranges between 1 to 10 while 1 is low TCO and 10 is high TCO (TCO - total cost of ownership: cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
6/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
$22.90 per user/month
Functionality
15
RealPresence
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
Score
88/100
Pricing Pricing score ranges between 1 to 10 while 1 is low TCO and 10 is high TCO (TCO - total cost of ownership: cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
5/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
$89 per license
Functionality
3
Ubiq
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
Score
87/100
Pricing Pricing score ranges between 1 to 10 while 1 is low TCO and 10 is high TCO (TCO - total cost of ownership: cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
5/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
$29 per month
Functionality
4
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Shlomi holds a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Information System Engineering from Ben Gurion University in Israel. Shlomi brings 15 years of global IT and IS management experience as a consultant, and implementation expert for small, medium and large size (global) companies.