Step 1: Install TrueConf Server Free
To get familiar with all the features of software video conferencing server TrueConf Server, we suggest you to get a free version of our product.
Download TrueConf Server Free
A static IP address is required for the server to work properly
After launching the installation package, install the server on your PC by following these instructions:
Your browser will automatically open TrueConf Web Manager (Web interface for configuring the server) after installation.
Step 2: Get the Free Registration Key
You need to register the video conferencing server and get a free registration key to launch it in your LAN.
Clicking this button will automatically redirect you to a page with a form that you must fill to get the free registration key.
A registration key will be sent to the email address that you provided.
Carefully fill out all the fields and click on Get a Registration Key:
The key will be delivered in approximately 15 minutes. If it does not appear, check the SPAM folder of your mailbox or click “Resend”.
Step 3: Register Your Server
Step 4: Start the Server
Once the server is successfully registered, a sign will appear at the top of Web Manager’s window:
OK, the server side is installed and configured!
Now you need to add users on the server side and share with them the link to download client applications.
Step 5: Adding Users in TrueConf Server
Go to the User Accounts tab and click Add User button:
Fill in all fields and click Add:
When creating accounts on the server-side, please share TrueConf ID and passwords among users who will conduct video conferences in LAN.
TrueConf Server Free permits to create up to 6 accounts.
Step 6: Setting up the External and Internal IP Address
To enable users to connect to your TrueConf Server instance from outside your LAN, you must make the server externally visible.
You must set up the external IP on your router. Read our tutorial about how to do this.
Step 7: Client Applications
All users must install client applications to conduct video conferences.
You just need to share among them a link to the Guest page with apps for major OS available for downloading.
The link to the Guest page can be found in the Web / Settings tab in the Web Manager.
Step 8: Log in to the TrueConf Client Application
When launching the client application, please enter the TrueConf ID and the password you received from your server administrator.
Enter the data and click OK.
Step 9: Create a Video Conference
Detailed instructions on creating video conferences in the client applications you can find in the section Tutorials.
If you have any questions, please contact us on 1-347-TRUECNF (1-347-878-3263) or at firstname.lastname@example.org.