Zoom or Google Meets
Before you decide to use Zoom for your next meeting, you may want to first consider if Zoom is the correct choice for your needs. Google Meets is another option for web calling and web meetings, and there are some differences between Zoom and Google Meets.
|Feature||Zoom||Google Hangouts Meet|
|Meeting Type||Professional meetings, webinars, large group meetings||Smaller meetings (Bible study, Discipleship Group, etc), 1-1 meetings|
|App Required||Yes - can also join from phone but works better when the app is downloaded.||An app is not required when joining from computer but recommended when joining from mobile device.|
|Can I record?||Yes||Yes|
|Hosting||To initiate a meeting of more than 2 that lasts longer than 40 minutes, you must have a Pro Account.||Any student or staff can easily initiate a meeting with a G-Suite account.|
|Can I share screens?||Yes, many people can at one time if setting is turned on; you can also annotate the screen||1 person can share at a time|