GoTo Meeting vs. Adobe Connect

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Adobe Connect or GoTo Meeting? The choice is yours

  • What is Adobe Connect?

    Adobe Connect Meetings is a web conferencing solution with two tiers of meeting plans with discounts on annual plan purchases, but unlike GoTo Meeting does not offer a free tier. As with GoTo Meeting, the Adobe Connect paid plans all have VoIP or call-in audio options, although the call-in audio for Adobe Connect is provided by a third party. GoTo Meeting and Adobe Connect also both offer personal meeting rooms and free mobile apps; however, Adobe Connect does offer a few features that GoTo Meeting does not, including polls, whiteboard and up to 100 webcams.

What are some key differences between Adobe Connect and GoTo Meeting?

Ease of use
Adobe Connect users must have Flash installed or download it to use the product. Also, Adobe Connect is sometimes purchased through a third party provider which has some pitfalls. For example, customers who purchase this way will not receive some often-used features like the Outlook calendar plugin or hybrid audio.

In Adobe Connect, meeting attendees can only use the microphone and webcam options after the organizer grants access. This is both frustrating for the attendee and cumbersome for the organizer.

When Adobe Connect is purchased through a third party provider the customer will not receive support directly from Adobe. The result is a dependency on the third party to log and track all first and second level support requests.

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Why should I choose GoTo Meeting over Adobe Connect?

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  • Meetings made easy

    GoTo Meeting allows users to instantly join (no download required) from desktop or mobile devices. This makes web conferencing available to more visitors and more accessible in restricted IT environments.
  • Audio

    VoIP is available for all GoTo Meeting plan tiers, but for customers that want the option of a unified voice solution for toll-free, integrated audio, learn more about GoTo Connect.
  • Video

    GoTo Meeting offers high definition video on all meetings and allows the participant the control of turning their webcams on and off.
  • Built for business

    GoTo Meeting offers US based support 24/7 via email, phone and an online support center. GoTo Meeting has dedicated account managers and onboarding professionals for a smooth deployment and a passion for customer success.
"GoTo Meeting remains one of the easiest conferencing platforms to use, and the videoconference feature keeps the application relevant, especially as new users and products flood the market all the time."
PC Mag
"GoTo Meeting gives us the ability to work with a technology that is dependable and infinitely scalable."
Dana Fox Director of Global Business Development, Athena Software
"The main goal was video and screen sharing. That’s a big portion why we chose GoTo Meeting, and our clients have been really happy to try it."
Marc Lalande Chief Information Officer & Partner, Sid Lee Agency

All the features you’d expect, and more

  • Integrations

    Seamless integrations with top applications like Slack, Outlook, Google Calendar, Microsoft Teams.
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  • Combined video and screen sharing 

    View the webcam gallery plus a shared presentation or application on the same screen.
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  • Customer support

    Extensive 24/7 customer support and trainings, video libraries, guides, etc.
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  • Secure by design

    Keep your video communications safe with security features like 256-bit encryption.
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  • Cloud recording

    Access and share meeting recordings at any time, from any device with cloud recording.
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  • Custom backgrounds

    Customize your webcam background so you can truly work from "anywhere". 

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