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GoToWebinar vs Google Meet

How does GoToWebinar compare with Google Meet? What's the best webinar software? Discover our exhaustive comparison table between GoToWebinar and Google Meet.
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No download
DOWNLOAD & HTML5
Mobile support
With app
With app
Mobile browser
With app
On-demand webinars
Technology
Download & HTML5
Download & HTML5
HTML5
Youtube Live-based
HTML5
Chat, Polls and Q&As
Room moderation
Invite speaker on stage
Webcam & Screensharing
Join webinars via phone (dial-in)
Registration Page
Webinars automations
Smart forms & Enrichment
Registration and events widgets
Registration source tracking
Advanced custom branding
Notification emails & Reminders
Advanced email customization
Webinar Replays
Analytics report
CSV exports
Zapier integrations
Native CRM integrations
Custom Tag integration
Pixel integration
Google Analytics integration
Slack notifications
No latency
<1ms
< 1ms
< 1ms
8s+
< 1ms
Multi-languages
GoToWebinar vs Google Meet in a nutshell

GoToWebinar is one of the most famous webinar solutions on the market. They have been there for a very long time. GoToWebinar is created and marketed by LogMeIn, which merged with Citrix in 2016.

While the GoToWebinar software requires a download and install for host and attendees, the company provides a no-download, browser-based alternative called GoToWebcast.

Google Meet is a communication software that allows users to message contacts, start free video or video calls with one or more person. It also allows team chats for up to 250 people. The application works in sync with the other Google applications. It also comes as a Chrome extension and can be used across all devices.

Downloads add friction to the registration process

Having something to download adds friction for registrants and will reduce your webinar's attendance overall. Downloading a third party software every time to attend a webinar is usually not recommended in a B2B configuration (network, firewalls, etc.).

With Livestorm's entirely web-based experience, no download is required. You will bring more people to your webinars and miss less opportunities only for technical reasons.

Advanced email automation workflows for meticulous marketers

Don't send plain-text, generic emails to all of your contacts.

When using Livestorm’s automated emails to keep your registrants on the loop, add custom variables to personalize the message and avoid sending bland paragraphs of generic text.

Livestorm's custom variables work with the Liquid template language, meaning you can also add loops and logic to your emails in addition to custom variables.

Get actionable sales or marketing insights on your webinars.

Livestorm comes with analytics that give you a better understanding of your webinars’ audience, and lets you segment it: registrants to attendees ratio, expanded data on all participants (company, company size, industry etc.).

If you're hosting a sales webinar, all this data is available for you to properly target warmer leads afterwards.

If you're hosting a training webinar, it will be easier then to identify customers that need more care from your Customer Success team.