When comparing ooVoo Video Chat vs Tox, the Slant community recommends Tox for most people. In the question“What are the best video chat services for teams?” Tox is ranked 8th while ooVoo Video Chat is ranked 13th. The most important reason people chose Tox is:
The code is licensed under GPL (may change in the future) and is available on [GitHub](https://github.com/irungentoo/toxcore).
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Pro File sharing
Send files (up to 50MB) to any ooVoo contact quickly and securely.
Pro Video messaging
Video messages up to 100 minute long (50 minutes for a fee) can be recorded and sent to another user, to email, or shared on YouTube.
Pro Web video chat
Browser-based video call allows the creator of the web chat to invite non-ooVoo users into the call via email, instant messaging, or social network.
Pro Video chat and text chat between a total of 12 people at a time
Pro Free and open source
The code is licensed under GPL (may change in the future) and is available on GitHub.
Pro Multiple front-ends for multiple platforms available
At the moment there is no official Tox client, but a selection of 32 and 64 clients for Windows, OS X, Linux and Android is available.
Pro Privacy focused
Tox uses military grade encryption and works completely peer-to-peer.
Con Early stages of development
Since Tox is relatively new, it has important features missing (like group video) and requires a proper code review before it can be deemed reliable and ready for everyday use.