During the pandemic, people have relied on web apps and online platforms to connect with their loved ones more than ever. At this point, some companies are introducing screen sharing capabilities into their apps to allow users to work from home or watch movies and TV shows together on video calls. In fact, there are some underrated apps and Chrome extensions that allow users to watch movies and videos with their friends over video calls. Hyperbeam is a similar platform that allows users to seamlessly share their screens with friends, browse the web, and see something together.
Hyperbeam – A fun multi-platform screen sharing app
This platform was formerly known as Tutturu TV. This was a great alternative to the popular platform Rabb.it, which was discontinued in 2019. Therefore, Hyperbeam is inspired by this platform to allow users to browse the web and watch content with friends. family.
How does it work?
The platform allows you to create rooms where you can invite family and friends to share your online experience. Prior to the platform being called Tutturu, it only supported PCs. However, the new Hyperbeam is now available for download to any device. So you can start the room on your PC and your friends can join the room from the mobile app.
When a participant joins a room, they can see a universal shared screen that can be controlled by one member at a time. Therefore, when you create a room, participants will see a screen that you control. However, you can give control to other members of the room for a truly shared experience. Participants, on the other hand, can request control through their app.
Developers also have chat support Voice and video call support.. In addition, members can chat to send emojis and GIFs to make their online sessions even more enjoyable. For privacy and security, room managers also get the option to kick and ban members from the room.
Availability and price
In terms of availability, Hyperbeam works with all web browsers supported on your PC, and some apps are available for both Android and iOS. When it comes to pricing, the platform uses a “freemium” pricing model, according to the co-founder of Hyperbeam Declan Goncalves.
This means that Hyperbeam allows users to create rooms and add participants for free. After that, the room will be available for 3 hours and then expire. However, you only have to wait 10 minutes to start a new session with Hyperbeam.
Currently, there are premium upgrades that allow users to enjoy unlimited time in their online rooms, as well as additional perks such as custom invitation links and animated profile pictures. It’s only $ 5 a month (~ Rs 370).
Hyperbeam can be found on the official website. In addition, developers are now offering users a week of Hyperbeam Premium for free.