Zoom vs Microsoft Teams vs Google Meet: Which video conferencing app to go for

Apps for video conferencing are seeing a significant increase in downloads and user engagement due to global lockdowns. Working people use these devices for meetings, students for online calls, and even casual group video calls. There are quite a few choices that users can choose from, such as Zoom, Google Meet, and Microsoft Teams. Every app provides virtually the same functionality except in some cases with exceptions. Now, if you're uncertain about which video conferencing app to go with, here's a comparison of Zoom, Google Meet, and Microsoft Teams.

by Niranjani Jesentha Kumari Prabagararaj

Updated: Apr 17, 2020 18:38 IST

Tags: App News Tech
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Zoom

To over 200 million daily users, Zoom is probably the most common video conferencing device correct. Zoom is also troubled by many security and privacy problems that the organization has tried to resolve. Especially because of its ease of use, it is still one of the most preferred apps. Zoom comes with features including support for up to 1,000 video users and 49 on-screen videos.

Google Meet

Google Meet is open to customers of G Suite, including Teams. This video conferencing software, formerly known as Google Hangouts Meet, is now known as just Meet for G Suite customers. Google Meet allows up to 250 participants per request and provides 100,000 viewers live streaming. You can also record and store those meetings on Google Drive.

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Microsoft Teams

Microsoft Teams is not just a video conferencing app. Basically, it is a business communication tool that comes bundled with a subscription to Office 365. The features include background-blur video conferencing, file and screen sharing, user and group chats, screen recording, and improved search tabs.

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