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appear.in vs Screenhero: What are the differences?

appear.in: Video conversations with up to 8 people for free. No login — no installs. Create a video room. Share the link. Appear together. Built with WebRTC & AngularJS; Screenhero: Screen sharing made for remote developers. Better than working in the same room. Screenhero gives you low-lag screen sharing, multiple mouse cursors, and voice chat. You each get your own mouse cursor, and you're both always in control. It works with your favorite IDE, text editor, or app.

appear.in and Screenhero can be primarily classified as "Screen Sharing" tools.

Some of the features offered by appear.in are:

  • iPhone App
  • Create an appear.in room and send the link to the room on e-mail, chat, SMS etc
  • No installation required

On the other hand, Screenhero provides the following key features:

  • Multiple mouse cursors
  • HD quality
  • Voice chat

"Easy setup" is the primary reason why developers consider appear.in over the competitors, whereas "Remote pair programming for web development" was stated as the key factor in picking Screenhero.

According to the StackShare community, appear.in has a broader approval, being mentioned in 31 company stacks & 5 developers stacks; compared to Screenhero, which is listed in 18 company stacks and 5 developer stacks.

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Pros of appear.in
Pros of Screenhero
  • 12
    Easy setup
  • 11
    Free
  • 8
    Quick and painless for non techies
  • 3
    Near Real-Time
  • 1
    No plugin necessary
  • 1
    Screen sharing
  • 9
    Remote pair programming for web development
  • 2
    Both people can control. Mic Drop.
  • 2
    Great Mac app
  • 1
    Crystal clear audio quality
  • 1
    Minimal UI
  • 1
    Controlling presenter's screen is the default behavior

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What is appear.in?

Create a video room. Share the link. Appear together. Built with WebRTC & AngularJS.

What is Screenhero?

Screenhero gives you low-lag screen sharing, multiple mouse cursors, and voice chat. You each get your own mouse cursor, and you're both always in control. It works with your favorite IDE, text editor, or app.

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