Audio and Video Conferencing

Device You can choose between different resolutions for your webcam. The device settings offer four options to use OpenMeetings audio/video:

  • audio + video
  • audio only
  • video only
  • picture only

We recommend using a quality headset for the presenter. But you can also use a conference microphone so that up to several 100 people in a large physical room use the same microphone. Contact us for details about using conference microphones if you want to know more about it.


Meeting recording and Screen sharing

  • Possibility to select a screen area for sharing
  • Different quality steps for Screensharing.
  • Possibility to do secure Screensharing over SSL
  • Recorded sessions contain audio of all participants and screen data
  • Recordings can be downloaded as AVI or FLV file

OpenMeetings provides an integrated player to watch recordings. You can organize your recordings and share with other users in drag and drop interface. The integrated player provides further meta info about the conference participants and who is speaking.

File Explorer


Advanced File-Explorer, Drag and Drop Interface for managing files, including the possibility to create a document tree with folders.

Private and Public Drive in File-Explorer. The File-Explorer has two different views: The *Private Drive* and the the *Public Drive*.

The Private Drive always contains the same files no matter which conference room you go. Those files are visible only to the user. The Public Drive is not bound to the user, but to the conference room instead. All users in the conference room have access to the Public Drive and can share files that way.

Moderating System

During a conference, the moderater can adjust the user permission to every user individually .

  • Allow/Deny moderation

  • Allow/Deny to draw on whiteboard
  • Allow/Deny screenshare/record screen
  • Allow/Deny Remote Control Screen
  • (Re-) Start Audio, Video or Device settings.

Chat and whiteboarding

Multi-Whiteboard, you can add new whiteboard instances, each whiteboard can have the full range of tools and documents inside.

Save whiteboards. You can save each whiteboard instance as a file. The file is located in the File-Explorer and can be drag n’ drop’ed to the whiteboard again and organized like any other document, image or folder.

Whiteboard with drawing, writing, Drag&Drop, Resizing, Images (Drag&Drop from Library), Symbol(s).

Full-fit does rescale the document on the screen to be 100% visible on all screens no matter what kind of screen resolution different users have.


User and room management

You can manage users and multiple organizations in a single OpenMeetings instance. You can also create users that only have access via the SOAP-API.
*MyRooms* section. Now each user has by default 2 personal rooms that are always accessible exclusively for that user. There are buttons to enter those rooms from the dashboard

You can assign conference room to all users, or you can assign them only to specific user-groups.

Private message center

Send users messages and organize them in folders.Y ou can book conference rooms by sending private messages. The booked event automatically is in your and the participants calendar, changes to that event will be populated to all users booked to the event.

User contacts, you can search users and add them to your contacts. You can even give them the right to see your calendar.


  • Plan your conferencing and invite attendees from OpenMeetings or External.
  • The invited attendees will recieve an E-mail with details to the meetings and a link with a secure hash to the conference room.
  • Share your calendar with your contacts.

Polls and Votes

You can create a poll with yes/no or 1-10 questions, let the user vote and see the voting results as pie charts.

Administration and Backup

You can set up users, rooms and settings in the Administration. Further you can backup all user-generated data including files uploaded by the users in a single ZIP file and import that ZIP into a new installation of OpenMeetings again.

Integration API and ready modules

  • VoIP-Integration
  • LDAP-Connector