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It's a solid, free video chat app that's built into Gmail and Google Calendar, making it the simplest way to jump on a call with colleagues.Its text chat is basic, much like the older IM-style Google Talk app, but Hangouts' high-quality videos with 25 participants more than made up for that.This year, Google is doubling down on its success with Hangouts, splitting it into two apps for businesses: Meet and Chat.Here's how to start using Google's new Hangouts Meet video calls today—and which of Google's The best thing to come out of Google's social network experiment was Hangouts.Over Google's history, the company has launched over a dozen voice and text chat apps.Google Talk and Wave are long gone, but with the new Meet and Chat apps, the search giant still supports a half-dozen chat apps.
A Zapier Google Hangouts Chat integration is in the works.
It's Chrome-only for now—but you can still use Hangouts' mobile apps to join Meet calls.
Then, sometime soon, Meet will gain a text chat sidekick: Google Hangouts Chat.
There might be only one real criteria for the best chat app for your team: How easy it is for everyone to use.
With dozens of great video and text chat apps for teams–each of which include quite similar features–the deciding factor is often down to the way your team works.
You can't start a call directly from Meet yet—but you can schedule a video call in Google Calendar, and join it from Meet. You'll see a list of your upcoming meetings as in the top screenshot on this article.