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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 enables small to large businesses to send messages and conduct voice and video calls among colleagues and business partners.

Google Meet Software - Google Hangouts
Google Meet Software - Google Hangouts
Google Meet Software - Google Hangouts homepage
Google Meet Software - Notifications
Google Meet Software - Upcoming meeting schedule

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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
Alejandro Javier
Alejandro Javier
Software Engineer in Mexico
Verified LinkedIn User
Computer Software, 2–10 Employees
Used the Software for: 2+ years
Reviewer Source

Alternatives Considered:

My virtual meeting room

5.0 4 years ago

Comments: Google Meet has allowed me to work with people around the world, its easy integration has made it easier for me to set up meetings, and the feature of share my screen has allowed me to hold very productive meetings.

Pros:

Integration with your Google account, you can generate your virtual meeting from your email, from your calendar, etc. Screen sharing allows you to improve your presentation

Cons:

It lacks some features, like being able to make notes about what you are presenting ... and the option of being able to record the meeting or part of the meeting.

Jamie
Onboarding Manager in US
Marketing & Advertising, 2–10 Employees
Used the Software for: 6-12 months
Reviewer Source

Best video conference partner!

5.0 2 months ago

Comments: Google meet makes it very easy for clients to schedule calls with me and us both be sent the invitation details. It is super easy for my clients to get on calls - I have never had a problem with it!

Pros:

I love how it shows your upcoming meeting and you can easily start the meeting when your the host as early as you would like! I appreciate the easy access for my clients where all they have to do is click the link to join! I also love how they don't have to be an invite to join as you can have others hop on too! I also like how you can upload your own background - however the options available are also great!

Cons:

I would like to be able to block out background noise and make it so even invites have to wait in a waiting room.

Heather
English teacher in US
Education Management, 11–50 Employees
Used the Software for: 2+ years
Reviewer Source

Hangouts- not all good

3.0 3 years ago

Comments: My negatives happen to be that Google hang out sometimes can be distracting especially since we have been teaching virtually and the students will you think they’re paying attention to you on zoom or whatever but they’re not because they are in Google hangouts chatting with each other. This is where I have my negativity comes in because I can’t get them out of the chats and I can’t control the chats like I would like to be able to. I don’t like to be one of those teachers that says no but they need to be focusing on me during class time and not on their Google hangouts.

Pros:

I have to say I have mixed review about Google hangouts.When I first found out about the Google hangouts I was really excited about it and I introduced her to my students. It was working great they could do projects together after school they could meet each other and chat about some thing they could find out what the homework was things like that also I am it really works during the COVID-19 because they can’t get together and work next week on there but they can chat to each other on the Google hangouts. With all of that sad I am I also like to use it for my colleagues and to reach out real quick and touch base. But I guess I’ll put the negatives in the con box because I do have negatives.

Cons:

When I first found out about the Google hangouts I was really excited about it and I introduced her to my students. It was working great they could do projects together after school they could meet each other and chat about some thing they could find out what the homework was things like that also I am it really works during the COVID-19 because they can’t get together and work next week on there but they can chat to each other on the Google hangouts. With all of that sad I am I also like to use it for my colleagues and to reach out real quick and touch base. But I guess I’ll put the negatives in the con box because I do have negatives.

Kimberly
Kimberly
CEO in US
Verified LinkedIn User
Professional Training & Coaching, Self Employed
Used the Software for: 2+ years
Reviewer Source

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Google MEETS our Expectations

4.0 3 months ago

Comments: This product has come along since its inception. It is now a viable alternative to a basic Zoom meeting experience. It does have a ways to go to be the decidedly chosen platform. But for FREE, it can NOT be beat! A start-up entrepreneurial dream.

Pros:

It is inexpensive and easily able to access for scheduling and changing meetings.

Cons:

The user experience is lacking other similar products--especially in the conferencing/webinar arena.

Prasanjeet
Prasanjeet
teacher in India
Verified LinkedIn User
E-Learning, 2–10 Employees
Used the Software for: 1+ year
Reviewer Source

good app for meeting

4.0 3 months ago

Comments: it is reliable plartfrom for conducting virtual meeting allow student to connect the class form anywhere, it offers various security features to ensure the privacy and safety of meetings.

Pros:

its works very smooth and the audio quality is very good it didn't glitch at any moment and its very helpful for scheduling college as well as formal office meet virtually.

Cons:

There are some glitches in screen sharing as when we share screen the screen tend to blurry for some moment.