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Zoom vs Google Meet

How does Zoom compare with Google Meet? What's the best webinar software? Discover our exhaustive comparison table between Zoom and Google Meet.
Customer's Rating
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8.9
9.7
8.8
7.9
No download
DOWNLOAD & HTML5
Mobile support
With app
With app
Mobile browser
With app
On-demand webinars
Technology
Download-only
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
variable
< 1ms
< 1ms
<1ms
8s+
Multi-languages
Zoom vs Google Meet in a nutshell

Zoom was founded in 2011 by a lead engineer from Cisco Systems and more specifically WebEx. Zoom is one of the fastest growing video collaboration software around. Its main focus is with online video meetings, which can be adapted to host webinars.

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.

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.

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.