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On24 vs Microsoft Teams Live Events

How does On24 compare with Microsoft Teams Live Events? What's the best webinar software? Discover our exhaustive comparison table between On24 and Microsoft Teams Live Events.
Customer's Rating
8.7
8.5
9.7
8.8
7.9
No download
DOWNLOAD & HTML5
DOWNLOAD & HTML5
Mobile support
With app
Mobile browser
With app
On-demand webinars
Technology
HTML5
Download & HTML5
HTML5
Download & HTML5
Youtube Live-based
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
<1ms
8s+
Multi-languages
On24 vs Microsoft Teams Live Events in a nutshell

On24 was launched in 1998. It historically relied on Flash and inherited an interface we believe does not meet today's expectations in terms of design.

ON24's pricing is higher than many platforms on the market, probably because their focus is aimed towards Enterprises and Fortune 500. Plus, pricing not being public, you will have to get in touch with their sales team. 

Microsoft Teams is one of the most famous communication and collaboration platform, known for their workplace chat, video meetings, file storage and application integration. In 2018, Microsoft launch the Live events feature within Microsoft Teams. It allows Microsoft Teams users to host live events, especially for big internal webinar.

Even though Microsoft Teams allows to create one-to-many live event, it has some shortcomings in terms of marketing options for the organiser. Live events are limited when it comes to inviting the attendees outside of the organisation and leveraging it for lead generation. There is indeed no registration options when it comes to reaching a wider audience (only a public access link). Microsoft Teams Live Events doesn't provide advanced features such as webinar automations, smart forms, or customisable emails.

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.

Livestorm was created to be, mobile-friendly, 100% web-based, webinar software

Livestorm was built with the users in mind: it’s modern, clean, simple to use, and mobile-friendly. And does not require an app.

Anyone, on Android or iOS can join a webinar using their mobile browser. No install required.

From landing pages to emails to the webinar room itself, Livestorm provides a user experience that have delighted many customers accross different countries and industries.

Better user experience means better conversion rates.

Livestorm is a 100% real-time, browser-based webinar software.

Providing a frictionless experience to participants directly increases the average attendance in every webinar session. Hence the need for a no-download webinar solution.

Not supporting the new standards in live video streaming (HTML5) can result in delays between the presenter and what the participants actually view (and can create confusion), poor user experience or worst: connectivity issues.

Livestorm works in WebRTC. Real-time, with no install required from the participants nor the hosts.

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.

Customize and power your registration pages with custom code

What are your marketing efforts worth if you can't report on their results? Livestorm allows you to add custom code and tags to your webinar landing pages.

Track your registration page with any tool that requires a tag or pixel like Google Analytics, Facebook Ads or Intercom.

Additionally, you can customize your Livestorm webinar landing page's design and behavior with Javascript code snippets.