NetMeeting

What Does NetMeeting Mean?

NetMeeting was a popular audio/videoconferencing and instant messaging (IM) application that was included with Microsoft Windows versions 95 OSR2 to Windows XP. NetMeeting was replaced by Windows Meeting Space when Windows Vista was released.

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Techopedia Explains NetMeeting

NetMeeting provided desktop audio/video sharing, chat and file transfer functionalities. NetMeeting was initially associated with later Internet Explorer (IE) 3 versions and IE 4.0’s early version.

This was before free IM clients were the norm. NetMeeting is now no longer used in any significant sense.

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