Overview: 8x8 Video Meetings Standalone

The free 8x8 Video Meetings Standalone experience combines flexible communication capabilities with powerfully collaborative meetings. With 8x8 Video Meetings, take your team meetings to the next level via integration with calendar apps, high-definition audio and video, advanced meeting management features, and much more! Once you familiarize yourself with the basics, learn how you can use 8x8 Video Meetings Standalone!

For details on 8x8 Video Meetings features available to different user types, click here.

Guest vs. registered free user experiences

Use free 8x8 Video Meetings Standalone as a guest to connect and collaborate with your team instantly without even signing up. When you sign up and register with 8x8, you can enjoy a custom meeting domain, calendar sync, and more, all for free! For details, see the feature comparisons below.


8x8 Video Meetings feature

Guest user

Registered Standalone user

Unlimited free meeting access for up to 50 participants at a time

Access to a personal meeting space

Set a custom meeting domain for your team

Integration with your preferred calendar app

Make your meeting more secure by setting a passcode or randomizing your meeting URL

Access to a list of past meetings you attended, and meeting resources such as participant lists and audio transcripts

Invite participants by copying and sending meeting details

Record meetings

Access your meeting recordings on demand

(for three days after recording)

Join a meeting via phone call internationally

Stream meetings live via YouTube

Share on-screen content with participants

(from desktop apps and web)

(from desktop apps and web)

Chat with participants publicly or privately

As a desktop or web participant, remotely control the desktop of a desktop app participant to walk them through a computer task they have a question on

(from desktop apps or web to desktop)

(from desktop apps or web to desktop)

Empower the existing hardware of a conference room with 8x8 Video Meetings capability via 8x8 Meeting Rooms

View additional resources for 8x8 Video Meetings standalone

For a quick look at what you can do with 8x8 Video Meetings Standalone, watch the following 8x8 videos about:


How to launch meetings
as a guest


How to sign up for free:


How to start meetings


How to use in-meeting
features and controls








How to use the
8x8 Video Meetings mobile app


How to install and use
integration for Google Calendar


How to install and use
integration for Office 365 Calendar






And the capabilities and applications of 8x8 Video Meetings don't stop there; for example, see this 8x8 tutorial on how a teacher can take advantage of 8x8 Video Meetings to bring their students together!


8x8 Video Meetings Standalone enables you to use the following features: