When is started doing a clean up of applications on my computer I noticed a small disturbing trend. There are at least eight applications on my computer that do a similar function. At first I thought this could be limited to uses in a corporate setting but I bet freelancers and small businesses may have the same issue.

Below is a list of current and regularly used applications on my computer for video/teleconferencing that I on a regular basis.

Applications currently installed:

I like healthy competition among developers to make better products but the lack of differentiation among these is so small.