Webinar Software

Research

Google Hangouts

Cost / Capacity:

Free - Unlimited

Audio/visual: Average

Notes: Other software uses this as a platform

Tested twice - both times blurry and distorted

Quality Insufficent

GoTo Webinar

Monthly Cost:

$109 - 100 people

$250 - 500 people

Audio/visual: Excellent

Free test: YES but limited to 10 attendees

Notes: Simple use; required short download (30seconds to join)

Tested - works well

LifeSize

For companies: Pay per user

Unsuitable

Ready Talk

Monthly Cost:

$119 - 150 people

$319 - 500 People

(pay upfront for year)

Audio/visual: ?

Free test: NO - must pay to test

Notes: Not tested - expensive? Can try if possible

Not tested

Join Me

Monthly Cost:

$25 - 50 people

$31 - 250 people

Audio/visual: No camera share only screen (no good)

Free test: YES

Notes: Was not able to connect - try again? May be pay per person - unsuitable

Tested - Ruled out

Zoho Meeting

 

Monthly Cost:

N/A (it sucks)

Audio/visual: NOTHING

Free test: YES

Notes: Screen share only

Tested - Ruled Out

Webinars OnAir

Monthly Cost / Capacity:

$20 - 25 people

$60 - 500 people

Audio/visual: ?

Free test: NO

Notes: Runs on Google Hangouts but has more options

Not tested - Quality Insufficent

Cisco Webex

Monthly Cost:

$100 - 100 people

$400 - 500 people

Audio/visual: ?

Free test: NO

Notes: Expensive?

Not tested

MegaMeeting

Monthly Cost:

Not advertised

Audio/visual: ?

Free test: NO - can apply for demo - have done so

Notes: Yet to see

Not tested - Unresponsive

Any Meeting

Monthly Cost:

$78 - 100 People

$130 - 200 People

Audio/visual: Good

Free test: YES

Notes: Seems to work well good potential but only tested two people

Tested

omNovia

Monthly Cost:

$49 - 25 attendees

Audio/visual: Said to be high quality

Free test: NO must pay to test

Notes: Ruled out due to expense but could test

Not tested

Click Meeting

 

Monthly Cost:

$28 - 50 - 500 people

Audio/visual:

Audio excellent - visual somewhat pixillated but clear

Free test: YES

Notes: Has potential need to try with more people

Tested

Webinar Jam Studio

Monthly Cost:

$397 per YEAR

Unlimted attendees

Audio/visual: ?

Free test: NO

Notes: Runs on Google Hangouts but has more options

Not tested - Quality Insufficent

Adobe Connect

Monthly Cost:

$130 - ? Attendees

Audio/visual: ?

Free test: YES

Notes: Tried unsuccessfully a few times too complicated

Tested - Ruled Out

Webinar Jeo

Monthly Cost:

$40 - unlimited

Audio/visual: Excellent

Free test: NO - have paid one month; tested extensively

Notes: SIgnificant connection difficulties; may be a good option in the future

Tested

Meeting Burner

Monthly Cost:

$40 - 50 people

$100 - 250 people

Audio/visual: Low quality?

Free test: YES

Notes: Works but lower quality visual and audio - try again to be sure

Tested

Free Conference Call

Monthly Cost:

free

Audio/visual: Terrible

Free test: YES

Notes: No good (crap actually)

Tested - Ruled Out

Onstream

 

Monthly Cost:

$49 - 300 people

Audio/visual:

Audio ok but cutting out

video quite consistent but pixiliated / Hangout quality

Free test: YES

Notes: One of the better ones

Tested

Blackboard Collaborate

 

Monthly Cost:

Uncertain

Audio/visual:

Yet to try

Free test: YES

Notes:

Untested