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!

Guest vs. Registered 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.


Free capability As a guest without sign-up As a registered user
Unlimited free meeting access for up to 50 participants at a time Yes Yes
Ability to set a custom meeting domain for your team No Yes
Integration with your preferred calendar app No Yes
Ability to make your meeting more secure by setting a passcode No Yes
Access to a list of past meetings you attended, and meeting resources such as recordings and audio transcripts No Yes
Record meetings No Yes (on desktop and mobile apps)
Invite participants via email address or phone number No Yes
Ability to join a meeting via phone call internationally Yes Yes
Ability to stream meetings live via YouTube Yes Yes
Share on-screen content with participants Yes Yes (on desktop apps and web)
View real-time audio subtitles in meetings Yes Yes (in English)
Chat with participants publicly or privately Yes Yes
Ability to empower the existing hardware of a conference room with 8x8 Video Meetings capability via 8x8 Meeting Rooms No Yes

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 a meeting instantly:






How to use in-meeting features and controls:


How to use the mobile app:




How to install and use integration for Google Calendar:


How to install and use integration for Office 365 Outlook 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: