GoToMeeting vs. Zoom

Pay less for a video conferencing platform that’s faster and more secure than Zoom.
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Why choose GoToMeeting over Zoom?

See why GoToMeeting is an industry-leading alternative to Zoom for cloud-based video conferencing.

Top-notch reliability and performance

GoToMeeting outperforms Zoom with industry-leading uptimes of 99.995% – and almost 90% less outages and issues during the COVID crisis. We’re there when you need us.

Faster speeds and less lag

Zoom uses 50% more bandwidth than GoToMeeting – which can mean more lag, lower video quality, and more IT problems to deal with*.

Better security and encryption

Many organizations advise against Zoom due to its well-known security and privacy issues. GoToMeeting has a reputation for top-notch security and privacy, with robust security features like risk-based authentication and default AES-128 bit encrypted audio and video data.


A better mobile experience

GoToMeeting’s mobile app outperforms Zoom’s in reliability, video quality, and ease-of-use, according to user ratings and reviews on the Google Play Store and App Store.**

Better value for your money

With annual plans that start as low as $12 a month per user, GoToMeeting can save you up to 42% as an alternative to Zoom. Most plans include unlimited cloud recording and storage, which cost more with Zoom.

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Why GoToMeeting

Enhanced security for safe, worry-free meetings

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Secure content sharing

Screen-sharing data, keyboard/mouse control data, and text chat information are TSL-encrypted in transit and AES 256-bit encrypted at rest.

Audio security

SRTP with AES-128-HMAC-SHA1 based protocol over both UDP and TCP protects the privacy and integrity of your audio data.

Passcode-protected meetings

Require a passcode so only those you’ve invited can join your meetings.

Encrypted video

We use an SRTP with AES-128-HMAC-SHA1-based protocol to encrypt video and keep your meetings confidential and safe.

Meeting lock

Lock your meeting after it starts and approve any additional guests before they can join.

Participant removal

See someone you don’t recognize? Remove them from the meeting with one click.
  • “[GoToMeeting] works well even in poor network conditions, significantly improving the meeting experience for those living in areas with legacy infrastructure.”
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  • “One of the features that sets GoToMeeting apart is its mobile friendliness – you can setup and start a conference from your smartphone, something some big brand software struggles to do.”
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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". 


Yes! GoToMeeting supports 3rd-party plugins that enable virtual backgrounds, like ChromaCam. ChromaCam is free with your paid GoToMeeting plan.

In conjunction with the execution of our Business Associate Agreement, GoToMeeting can help your office maintain HIPAA compliance.

There is a free version of GoToMeeting, and meetings are limited to 40 minutes and 4 participants in the free version. GoToMeeting is always free for attendees - even if the host is on a paid plan.

Yes! It takes just one click. Click on File in the toolbar during a meeting and select Save Chat Log.

GoToMeeting does not have breakout rooms yet – but we are working on adding them! Check back soon.

*According to independent, 3rd-party tests

**Based on independent reviews and ratings at time of publishing.

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