What Is Google Meet?

Google Meet is a free communication solution that allows users to stay in touch with clients and teams globally. The application works in sync with the other Google applications and allows you to present, collaborate and live stream meetings to 100,000 viewers at one time. It also comes as a Chrome extension and can be used across all devices.

Who Uses Google Meet?

Mobile and web-based google application that lets small to large businesses conduct voice/video calls among colleagues or business partners.

Where can Google Meet be deployed?

Cloud, SaaS, Web-based, Mac (Desktop), Windows (Desktop), Android (Mobile), iPhone (Mobile), iPad (Mobile)

About the vendor

  • Google
  • Founded in 1998
  • Chat

Countries available

Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, Germany and 5 others

Languages

English

About the vendor

  • Google
  • Founded in 1998
  • Chat

Countries available

Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, Germany and 5 others

Languages

English

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Features of Google Meet

  • Alerts/Notifications
  • Audio Calls
  • Call Conferencing
  • Call Recording
  • Chat/Messaging
  • Collaboration Tools
  • Conferencing
  • Discussions / Forums
  • Electronic Hand Raising
  • File Sharing
  • HD Audio/Video
  • Meeting Management
  • Mobile Access
  • Presentation Streaming
  • Private Chat
  • Real-Time Chat
  • Recording
  • Screen Sharing
  • Search/Filter
  • Third Party Integrations
  • Two Way Audio & Video
  • Two-Way Audio & Video
  • Video Conferencing
  • Video Layouts/Views

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Reviews of Google Meet

Average score

Overall
4,5
Ease of Use
4,6
Customer Service
4,3
Features
4,3
Value for Money
4,6

Reviews by company size (employees)

  • <50
  • 51-200
  • 201-1 000
  • >1 001
Camila
Camila
Product Operations in Brazil
Verified LinkedIn User
Transportation/Trucking/Railroad, 51-200 Employees
Used the Software for: 2+ years
Reviewer Source

Alternatives Considered:

Best platform for meetings

5,0 4 weeks ago New

Pros:

I love the speed of google meet and the simplicity of being connected to other google platforms like email and calendar. The screen sharing options also serve a lot and now the initiative to show invited people who have not yet joined the meeting helps a lot

Cons:

I believe the chat can be improved with the option of emogis and file uploads. In addition to the options for viewing other participants, when there are many people on the call it is not possible to see the camera of all the people on the call

Jaime Valeriano
Student in Philippines
Education Management, 10 000+ Employees
Used the Software for: Free Trial
Reviewer Source

A Review about Google Meet of a University Education Student

5,0 2 months ago New

Comments: Google Meet is helpful for the emergency remote learning during the COVID-19. It has a user-friendly interface that I believe anyone can use it easily. I know some classes in the elementary level that even primary schoolers are able to easily navigate this application. But of course they need to have a small time for them to explore it themselves. Also, it is free that is why it is very helpful for us university students especially when we are on a tight budget.

Pros:

What I like the most is that it is free. Actually in our university, this is the platform that professors usually use. Considering that we know some of professors are having difficulty using technologies for some reasons such as generational gap. Nevertheless, I am seeing that professors are not struggling when using Google Meet. I think the reason behind this is that it's interface is user friendly.

Cons:

Actually I am saddened because recently Google has removed the "Screen recording," feature of this application. This is a new challenge to us students because recorded sessions are important for us just in case we want re-watch a session for certain reasons such as incoming exams. Nevertheless, there are third party apps that we can use to record a session.

Elias
Elias
Factulty Teachear in Mexico
Verified LinkedIn User
Education Management, 51-200 Employees
Used the Software for: 2+ years
Reviewer Source

Google Meet review

3,0 last month New

Comments: I has been nice so far. Some times, it consumes a lot of widhtband from internet

Pros:

As a google workspace use, it makes my life easy. I can integrate calendar, mail and other google features with it

Cons:

It crashen very often with windows OS systems

Hafizur
Research Assistant in Bangladesh
Education Management, 501-1 000 Employees
Used the Software for: 2+ years
Reviewer Source

Google Meet is the best choice for a free video-conferencing service

5,0 4 months ago

Comments: Google Meet is the best choice if you're seeking for a free video-conferencing service for lengthier meetings. Due to the limited time available with Zoom, I will need to cut meetings in half.

Pros:

The duration of a call with Google Meet is unrestricted. However, beginning in March 2021, Google will limit meetings to 60 minutes. There is a real-time captioning technology in Google Meet. As a result, it is simple to understand what other meeting attendees are saying. Non-native speakers and persons with hearing difficulties will benefit from this resource. This information is only available in English, so keep that in mind. Google Meet allows users to search for and utilize a large number of emoticons as well as GIFs. They can be used by anyone at any moment throughout the talks. All data communicated in Google Meet is encrypted by default. This platform adheres to IETF security guidelines. Small and medium-sized enterprises face a number of cybersecurity concerns, but Google Meet provides privacy and security during video conferencing. 2SV, security keys, Google Prompt, SMS, and Google Authenticator can all be used to protect your account. Enroll in the Google APP for added protection and privacy (Advanced Protection Program).

Cons:

I can't record their video sessions on Meet's free plan. I may, however, capture and keep them on Google Drive if I have a business plan. Google Meet allows up to 150 people to join the discussion, however video calls are limited to 25 people at a time. This video conferencing service provider is ideal for people who are in a small group or simply want to talk to a few family members or acquaintances. Participants who do not have a Google account are unable to join the meetings, eliminating the potential of anonymous attendees. There is a gap in Google meet when it comes to tracking and statistics. I'm unable to change the background of the screen. Even the Google Meet app lacks the Touch Up My Appearance tool, which is a skin smoothing filter that improves your appearance when making video chats.

John
John
Director of New Business Capabilities in US
Verified LinkedIn User
Renewables & Environment, 51-200 Employees
Used the Software for: 2+ years
Reviewer Source

Alternatives Considered:

Solid Online Video Conferencing Software For Team Collaborations & Partner Demos

5,0 3 weeks ago New

Comments: A solid and trusted resource for remote work that has been essential through the pandemic.

Pros:

The ease of access to get into a meeting without having to download any software. Having the ability to screenshare simultaneously from more than one user. Having a "Jam Board" where it's a editable digital whiteboard to collaborate on ideas and is autosaved.

Cons:

Not having the ability to remote access a users computer to assist with trouble shooting.