FORUMS

OnePlus 2 Teardown, Major Android Vulnerability – XDA TV

The OnePlus 2 has been officially released. That and much more news is … more

What Do You Think About Fingerprint Scanners?

More and more phones are featuring fingerprint scanners, and with many promising … more

What’s Next for Samsung and Its Flagships?

If we were to say that the Galaxy S6 was a leap of faith made by Samsung, we … more

The Ultimate Showcase of dBrand Skins

In the search for ways to protect, accessorize, and personalize; a user has many options. One … more

whats the best video chat app qik, tango, fring or oovoo

372 posts
Thanks Meter: 75
 
Post Reply Subscribe to Thread Email Thread
So after using Cyanogen 6 & 7 here's a little review on what video chat apps work on froyo CM6 and Gingerbread CM7. I figured this would save some of you some time

Qik - works great on CM6 but it force closes on CM7. Video quality is good and audio is ok good enough to do the job

Tango - works great on CM7 with a mod where you can use front and back cameras. But on CM6 it only detects the back camera. Video quality is good but audio not so good

Fring - works on CM7 with out any mods but the video and audio quality is not so good. On CM6 it only detects the back camera.

Oovoo - is the new kid on the block working great both audio and video on CM6. I didn't test it on CM7 so if someone does let me know this app and Qik is the reason why I went back to CM6 from CM7.
 
 
19th March 2011, 09:21 AM |#2  
Senior Member
Thanks Meter: 10
 
More
I've tried them all too but unfortunately the battery drain from the apps is really poor... I just uninstalled and will reinstall when a friend wants to video chat.

Sent from my HTC Glacier using XDA App
19th March 2011, 06:06 PM |#3  
djeddieone's Avatar
OP Senior Member
Flag Los Angeles
Thanks Meter: 75
 
More
Battery life on cm6 is really good even with the video chat apps
20th March 2011, 12:57 AM |#4  
Senior Member
Thanks Meter: 36
 
More
Tango is still upside down for me on FFC using CM7. Changing manufacturer to Samsung in build.prop didn't fix it . Image is right side up using the back camera.
20th March 2011, 07:02 AM |#5  
TJBunch1228's Avatar
Senior Member
Flag Spokane, WA
Thanks Meter: 237
 
More
What about Yahoo? It's apparently the only one that works from phone to PC. Can anyone confirm on our devices?

Sent from my HTC Glacier using XDA App
21st March 2011, 05:09 PM |#6  
Member
Flag Orlando
Thanks Meter: 2
 
More
I have used Qik and Tango and Tango has worked best for me.
29th March 2011, 01:31 AM |#7  
tvotony's Avatar
Senior Member
Thanks Meter: 31
 
More
Quote:
Originally Posted by TJBunch1228

What about Yahoo? It's apparently the only one that works from phone to PC. Can anyone confirm on our devices?

Sent from my HTC Glacier using XDA App

Oovoo dose too I have tried with my girlfriend and it's of good quality. But I'm not sure if it works with any of the cm mods


Sent from my HTC Glacier using XDA App
29th March 2011, 03:39 AM |#8  
Senior Member
Thanks Meter: 10
 
More
bump..i would like to find out too since i video chat with my girlfriend who's on a computer..

where do u get the oovoo app? didnt see it in the market and the website says your device is not supported..
29th March 2011, 08:55 AM |#9  
coupetastic-droid's Avatar
Senior Member
Flag cali
Thanks Meter: 326
 
More
Tango works great for my girl and I using the older version. The updated version has us looking at each other upside down. So if anyone having that problem just revert back to the older version.

Qik I have not tried since I flashed cm. I heard its working on the latest nightly build but have not tried it. I never liked the quality when I used to use it on the stock rom anyways.

Yahoo video chat still gotta be the best though. Video and sound quality are best. Better than qik and tango. And it does not work only from pc to device, it also works from device to device.

Sent from my HTC Glacier using XDA App
29th March 2011, 01:28 PM |#10  
Senior Member
Thanks Meter: 10
 
More
Quote:
Originally Posted by coupetastic-droid

Tango works great for my girl and I using the older version. The updated version has us looking at each other upside down. So if anyone having that problem just revert back to the older version.

Qik I have not tried since I flashed cm. I heard its working on the latest nightly build but have not tried it. I never liked the quality when I used to use it on the stock rom anyways.

Yahoo video chat still gotta be the best though. Video and sound quality are best. Better than qik and tango. And it does not work only from pc to device, it also works from device to device.

Sent from my HTC Glacier using XDA App

but yahoo chat isnt working with CM..i think that's what most of us are facing
29th March 2011, 02:28 PM |#11  
charlieb620's Avatar
Senior Member
Flag Philadelphia, PA
Thanks Meter: 2,034
 
More
so what rom has all the video chats working properly?

i have all the roms downloaded to my sd card. i know im going to mainly use oovoo and yahoo since its phone to pc but i might use qik and tango here and there.

feedback thanks.

Read More
Post Reply Subscribe to Thread
Previous Thread Next Thread
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes