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Google Hangouts Alternatives & Competitors

Looking for alternatives to Google Hangouts? Tons of people want Video Conferencing software to help with meeting initiation and joining, scheduling, and video conferencing. What's difficult is finding out whether or not the software you choose is right for you. We have compiled a list of Video Conferencing software that reviewers voted best overall compared to Google Hangouts. Based on reviewer data you can see how Google Hangouts stacks up to the competition, check reviews from current & previous users, and find the best fit for your business.

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Top 20 Alternatives & Competitors to Google Hangouts

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  1. Skype

    (10,267)4.3 out of 5
    Transform the way you work and build your business with one collaborative tool.

    Reviewers say compared to Google Hangouts, Skype is:

    Slower to reach roi
    More expensive
    Easier to do business with
  2. Transform the way you work and build your business with one collaborative tool.

    Reviewers say compared to Google Hangouts, Skype is:

    Slower to reach roi
    More expensive
    Easier to do business with

    Skype review by Juhi G.
    "SkypeReview_juhi: there is so many thinks to like , new emoji so many gifs and also easy to do video call in all over world and also we can record our call for future recommendation and also so many amazing new stickers and emoji is also updated here so now its very user friendly and easily connect with other person. we can also schedule our call its very good update in new version of Skype."
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    #2
  3. Skype for Business (formerly Lync)

    (8,919)4.2 out of 5
    LyncProfessional meetings and collaboration—all integrated with your Office apps

    Reviewers say compared to Google Hangouts, Skype for Business (formerly Lync) is:

    Slower to reach roi
    More expensive
    Easier to do business with
  4. LyncProfessional meetings and collaboration—all integrated with your Office apps

    Reviewers say compared to Google Hangouts, Skype for Business (formerly Lync) is:

    Slower to reach roi
    More expensive
    Easier to do business with

    Skype Business review by Ayush M.
    "Amazing Platform For Audio & Video Communication: This software is so well in use and helpful in making proper communication with clients. This software not only accessible on desktop but also there is mobile application so that make it so much easy to available for anyone. Audio and video conferencing feature helps to handle any meeting on online which helps to convince the client. File transfer also possible with the help of it. "
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    #3
  5. Zoom

    (7,772)4.5 out of 5
    Zoom unifies cloud video conferencing, simple online meetings, and group messaging into one easy-to-use platform. Zooms solution offers the video, audio, and screen-sharing experience across Zoom Rooms, Windows, Mac, iOS, Android, and H.323/SIP room systems.

    Reviewers say compared to Google Hangouts, Zoom is:

    Slower to reach roi
    More expensive
    Easier to do business with
  6. Zoom unifies cloud video conferencing, simple online meetings, and group messaging into one easy-to-use platform. Zooms solution offers the video, audio, and screen-sharing experience across Zoom Rooms, Windows, Mac, iOS, Android, and H.323/SIP room systems.

    Reviewers say compared to Google Hangouts, Zoom is:

    Slower to reach roi
    More expensive
    Easier to do business with

    Zoom review by David S.
    "Zoom lost me a large client: I suppose the price is low. But then when you get such a poor service any charge is too much."
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  7. GoToMeeting

    (5,944)4.2 out of 5
    Millions of businesses trust GoToMeeting for reliable, professional online meetings and on-the-go collaboration. Gain momentum with an award-winning solution that works instantly on any device.

    Reviewers say compared to Google Hangouts, GoToMeeting is:

    Slower to reach roi
    More expensive
    Easier to do business with
  8. Millions of businesses trust GoToMeeting for reliable, professional online meetings and on-the-go collaboration. Gain momentum with an award-winning solution that works instantly on any device.

    Reviewers say compared to Google Hangouts, GoToMeeting is:

    Slower to reach roi
    More expensive
    Easier to do business with

    GoToMeeting review by Luis J.
    "Gotomeeting presents many innovative features for meetings: The biggest advantage of gotomeeting is undoubtedly its shared screen system, with which you can fully customize what other users see on our monitor. We like the videoconferencing system, since it supports bidirectional audio files. In addition, the audio can be easily set in mono or stereo, and has a good sound equalizer. Your mobile access is fabulous. Allows entering and leaving meetings at any place and time. "
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    #5
  9. Cisco Webex Meetings

    (5,156)4.2 out of 5
    Cisco Webex Meetings is how Fortune 500 get 110% from their teams. The new Webex Meetings redesign gives you modern, video-first meetings that are more intuitive and productive. Millions rely on Cisco Webex to work smarter, connect across boundaries, and drive innovative ideas forward. When you want a secure, flexible, seamless, and intelligent collaboration solution, you choose Cisco.

    Reviewers say compared to Google Hangouts, Cisco Webex Meetings is:

    Slower to reach roi
    More expensive
    Easier to do business with
  10. Cisco Webex Meetings is how Fortune 500 get 110% from their teams. The new Webex Meetings redesign gives you modern, video-first meetings that are more intuitive and productive. Millions rely on Cisco Webex to work smarter, connect across boundaries, and drive innovative ideas forward. When you want a secure, flexible, seamless, and intelligent collaboration solution, you choose Cisco.

    Reviewers say compared to Google Hangouts, Cisco Webex Meetings is:

    Slower to reach roi
    More expensive
    Easier to do business with

    Cisco Webex Meetings review by DILEEP P.
    "Cisco Webex Meeting Review by Dileep: I like Cisco Webex meeting is because it is very easy to schedule a meeting and communicate with group of peoples. Even you can grant access of your system to another attendee in the meeting and video and audio quality is also good for the meeting."
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  11. BlueJeans

    (2,479)4.2 out of 5
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    BlueJeans brings video, audio and web conferencing together with the collaboration tools people use every day. The first cloud service to connect desktops, mobile devices and room systems in one video meeting, BlueJeans makes meetings fast to join and simple to use, so people can work productively where and how they want.

    Reviewers say compared to Google Hangouts, BlueJeans is:

    Slower to reach roi
    More expensive
    Easier to do business with
  12. BlueJeans brings video, audio and web conferencing together with the collaboration tools people use every day. The first cloud service to connect desktops, mobile devices and room systems in one video meeting, BlueJeans makes meetings fast to join and simple to use, so people can work productively where and how they want.

    Reviewers say compared to Google Hangouts, BlueJeans is:

    Slower to reach roi
    More expensive
    Easier to do business with

    BlueJeans review by Maria C.
    " Ideal for remote communication. : Currently who does not keep pace with digital changes, is left behind, that is why in the organization we have implemented this communication platform because we have avant-garde service aimed at communicating remotely from the comfort of home or not having to leave the office. From voice calls to imaging this service is of net quality. The plans are adjusted to the needs of companies or people, both the Me and my team packages are super accessible. We see that the expenses are greatly reduced."
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  13. join.me

    (2,253)4.2 out of 5
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    Get everybody on the same page, when they're not in the same room, instantly. Review documents and designs. Train staff. Demo products or just show off. join.me is a ridiculously simple screen sharing tool for meetings on the fly.

    Reviewers say compared to Google Hangouts, join.me is:

    Slower to reach roi
    More expensive
    Easier to do business with
  14. Get everybody on the same page, when they're not in the same room, instantly. Review documents and designs. Train staff. Demo products or just show off. join.me is a ridiculously simple screen sharing tool for meetings on the fly.

    Reviewers say compared to Google Hangouts, join.me is:

    Slower to reach roi
    More expensive
    Easier to do business with

    join.me review by Alan P.
    "One of the simplest and fastest tools to communicate: Joinme is one of the simplest and fastest tools to communicate, you can organize quality meetings quickly and invite other users just by sharing the link, allows private chat, group chat and collaborative and also offers good presentation tools a customizable interface and the ability to send voice and video messages bidirectionally, also allows me to record meetings and share screen when I need it."
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  15. Cisco Jabber

    (2,238)4.1 out of 5
    Empower employees to work together efficiently from anywhere by bringing together presence, instant messaging (IM), audio, video and web conferencing, enterprise voice, and visual voicemail into one client on your desktop.

    Reviewers say compared to Google Hangouts, Cisco Jabber is:

    Slower to reach roi
    More expensive
    Easier to do business with
  16. Empower employees to work together efficiently from anywhere by bringing together presence, instant messaging (IM), audio, video and web conferencing, enterprise voice, and visual voicemail into one client on your desktop.

    Reviewers say compared to Google Hangouts, Cisco Jabber is:

    Slower to reach roi
    More expensive
    Easier to do business with

    Jabber review by Hiteshi P.
    "light weight messaging tool: Its a simple to utilize and seure application. Coordination with different devices is quite smooth. Enables me to alter the various things according to my need. Like I can set custom status just as can make contact groups for snappy access. Enables me to alert notification when a concerned individual winds up online on Jabber. Enables us to do discussion progressively just as we can share our machine screen with other client. We can do discussion in groups and various members can join the groups so this highlights causes us to talk about the questions with numerous people groups at same time. Adjusting with MS Outlook is consistent password protected. can capture and send screen shots."
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  17. UberConference

    (892)4.3 out of 5
    Optimized for quick response
    Free conference calls with a visual interface. See who's on the call, see who's talking, and more...and FREE

    Reviewers say compared to Google Hangouts, UberConference is:

    More expensive
    Easier to do business with
    Better at support
  18. Free conference calls with a visual interface. See who's on the call, see who's talking, and more...and FREE

    Reviewers say compared to Google Hangouts, UberConference is:

    More expensive
    Easier to do business with
    Better at support

    UberConference review by James M.
    "Reliable and lasting web conference: What I like most about this software is simplicity. Logging in to a conference call is SUPER easy and does not require software downloads or anything. It means that I can send the link to anyone who trusts that they will participate in the conference without any problem. They also provide a backup option to dial, and that also works well. I love offering people flexibility without having to manage a complicated telephone system at my end. It does what you expect it to do. It has all the modern features of the conference that you would expect. I always prefer conference software that does not require downloads, which is not the case, which is good. Also, it's free! There is nothing better than that"
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  19. GlobalMeet

    (376)4.1 out of 5
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    GlobalMeet’s user-friendly conferencing platform lets you meet on PGi’s best-in-class global audio network. GlobalMeet is an easier and better way to share presentations and collaborate with large groups online.

    Reviewers say compared to Google Hangouts, GlobalMeet is:

    Slower to reach roi
    More expensive
    Easier to do business with
  20. GlobalMeet’s user-friendly conferencing platform lets you meet on PGi’s best-in-class global audio network. GlobalMeet is an easier and better way to share presentations and collaborate with large groups online.

    Reviewers say compared to Google Hangouts, GlobalMeet is:

    Slower to reach roi
    More expensive
    Easier to do business with

    GlobalMeet review by Millicent T F.
    "Online collaboration effective: GlobalMeet offers you the ability to share presentations and get collaboration in line through conferences with up to 100 people no matter where in the world meet. It is very easy to program with excellent ease and recording quality and in the shared files"
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  21. Adobe Connect

    (320)4.1 out of 5
    Adobe Connect is a web conferencing solution for online meetings, eLearning, & webinars.

    Reviewers say compared to Google Hangouts, Adobe Connect is:

    Slower to reach roi
    More expensive
  22. Adobe Connect is a web conferencing solution for online meetings, eLearning, & webinars.

    Reviewers say compared to Google Hangouts, Adobe Connect is:

    Slower to reach roi
    More expensive

    Adobe Connect review by Francisco Alexander M.
    "Efficient and reliable Software to create, organize and enhance general online presentations.: I love Adobe Connect because it is a computer application that allows to develop in an organized way web conferences, online meetings, e-learning and online webinars, as well as facilitating adequate and shared actions among users that can be managed safely from the comfort of a computer or mobile device with ease"
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    #12
  23. FreeConferenceCall.com

    (235)4.6 out of 5
    Optimized for quick response
    FreeConferenceCall.com is a conferencing and voice messaging provider.

    Reviewers say compared to Google Hangouts, FreeConferenceCall.com is:

    Easier to do business with
    Better at support
    Easier to admin
  24. FreeConferenceCall.com is a conferencing and voice messaging provider.

    Reviewers say compared to Google Hangouts, FreeConferenceCall.com is:

    Easier to do business with
    Better at support
    Easier to admin

    FreeCC review by Lexi K.
    "Free, but actually works well!: Free and reliable. I've used my conference call number dozens of times with up to 10 participants and it's always worked fine. Usually services that are free are riddled with ads or other inconveniences, but I haven't come across anything like that yet."
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  25. appear.in

    (189)4.7 out of 5
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    Collaborate from anywhere! Easy video meetings with no login for guests.

    Reviewers say compared to Google Hangouts, appear.in is:

    More expensive
    Slower to reach roi
    Easier to do business with
  26. Collaborate from anywhere! Easy video meetings with no login for guests.

    Reviewers say compared to Google Hangouts, appear.in is:

    More expensive
    Slower to reach roi
    Easier to do business with

    appear.in review by Robert B.
    "Appear.in is RunMags' #1 choice for customer demos and internal team meetings: We operate RunMags, a Saas platform for magazine publishers and use Appear.in for customer demos. Appear.in works flawlessly without our customers having to figure out how to download software or keep track of dial in codes. We're on the business plan so we get branded rooms, a feature which alone made us upgrade to the business plan."
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  27. Highfive

    (160)4.0 out of 5
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    Highfive simplifies business collaboration with an all-in-one conferencing platform that builds connected cultures.

    Reviewers say compared to Google Hangouts, Highfive is:

    Slower to reach roi
    More expensive
    Better at support
  28. Highfive simplifies business collaboration with an all-in-one conferencing platform that builds connected cultures.

    Reviewers say compared to Google Hangouts, Highfive is:

    Slower to reach roi
    More expensive
    Better at support

    Highfive review by Alan K.
    "Poor ongoing support and customer service: When we purchased two of the Highfive units early on it seemed like a great option with a one-off outlay and a promise that this would be all it would cost us backed up by a lifetime guarantee."
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  29. Onstream Webinars

    (140)4.0 out of 5
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    Onstream Webinars are a highly professional, web-based tool for communicating with your target audience, simply and affordably.

    Reviewers say compared to Google Hangouts, Onstream Webinars is:

    Slower to reach roi
    More expensive
  30. Onstream Webinars are a highly professional, web-based tool for communicating with your target audience, simply and affordably.

    Reviewers say compared to Google Hangouts, Onstream Webinars is:

    Slower to reach roi
    More expensive

    Onstream review by Umut A.
    "Good people, Good work: The software covers a lot of features, but the most amazing part of the service is customer service. They are an incredibly friendly team, they put tremendous effort for customer satisfaction. I'm a hard to please customer and to be fair ı'm sure I gave them a hard time, but they never lost the willing to help spirit, listened to my requests for hours on the phone and even tried to find work around solutions for my out of the box requests. "
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    #16
  31. Cisco Webex Teams

    (158)4.0 out of 5
    Webex Teams is here to help you transform how work gets done, not just enable team chat. Webex Teams is an app for continuous teamwork that brings crystal-clear video meetings, group messaging, file sharing, calling and whiteboarding so your teams can work anytime, on any device, with anyone, across any workstream.

    Reviewers say compared to Google Hangouts, Cisco Webex Teams is:

    Slower to reach roi
    More expensive
    Easier to do business with
  32. Webex Teams is here to help you transform how work gets done, not just enable team chat. Webex Teams is an app for continuous teamwork that brings crystal-clear video meetings, group messaging, file sharing, calling and whiteboarding so your teams can work anytime, on any device, with anyone, across any workstream.

    Reviewers say compared to Google Hangouts, Cisco Webex Teams is:

    Slower to reach roi
    More expensive
    Easier to do business with

    Cisco Webex Teams review by Mouhamadou N.
    "Worth using: Cisco Webex Teams provide various sets of web conferencing services. It means segmenting the experiences into several appropriate contexts. As a result, we can position solution offerings optimized for different use cases. At the same time, they maintain a common interface and intuitive features. Meeting Center, Training Center, and Event Center are the most important ones to use since they constantly break groups. This software is regularly updated and possesses great functionalities such as an awesome mobile app."
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    #17
  33. FreeConference.com

    (85)4.7 out of 5
    Simple, Convenient, Reliable

    Reviewers say compared to Google Hangouts, FreeConference.com is:

    Better at support
    Easier to do business with
    Better at meeting requirements
  34. Simple, Convenient, Reliable

    Reviewers say compared to Google Hangouts, FreeConference.com is:

    Better at support
    Easier to do business with
    Better at meeting requirements

    FreeConference review by Guy R.
    "An Outstanding Web Conferencing Solution for Non-Profits: As a resource-constrained non-profit, obviously we appreciate FreeConference.com's free service option. But we are blown away by the rich feature set, the ease of use and the quality of the conferencing experience. To be honest, FreeConference.com provided as good or better an experience as tools like WebEx, GoToMeeting, Skype and others. We didn't expect this at all. Screen sharing, video streaming, and audio feed were all top notch, and easy to use for even the most technically challenged. Thoroughly exceeded our expectations."
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    #18
  35. Zoom Rooms

    (74)4.3 out of 5
    Zoom Rooms is a software-based video conferencing solution.

    Reviewers say compared to Google Hangouts, Zoom Rooms is:

    Slower to reach roi
    More expensive
    Better at support
  36. Zoom Rooms is a software-based video conferencing solution.

    Reviewers say compared to Google Hangouts, Zoom Rooms is:

    Slower to reach roi
    More expensive
    Better at support

    Zoom Rooms review by Jonathan A.
    "Easy and productive access: Videoconferencing in the cloud means that we can communicate with those who are far away and are important to attend meetings, in videoconferencing rooms we meet those who can be and those who do not by the zoom app and so we are all connected in the same conference room at the same time and in real time, being able to be all communicated and conducting the meeting without anyone missing to take the views of all"
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    #19
  37. Livestorm

    (72)4.7 out of 5
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    Livestorm is a webinar software that fully works from the browser, with no download required. Livestorm offers live webinar engagement features such as chat and questions, provides webinar analytics and source tracking, audience segmentation through polls and data enrichment, and integrations with CRMs and marketing softwares.

    Reviewers say compared to Google Hangouts, Livestorm is:

    Slower to reach roi
    More expensive
    Better at support
  38. Livestorm is a webinar software that fully works from the browser, with no download required. Livestorm offers live webinar engagement features such as chat and questions, provides webinar analytics and source tracking, audience segmentation through polls and data enrichment, and integrations with CRMs and marketing softwares.

    Reviewers say compared to Google Hangouts, Livestorm is:

    Slower to reach roi
    More expensive
    Better at support

    Livestorm review by Francis L.
    "New generation seminar platform: It is incredibly easy to use. Automatic emails and notifications that are customizable make it incredibly easy to remind my clients that a webinar is approaching. The use of real software is very simple, and my clients find it very easy to log in, ask questions during the webinar and even send answers to surveys. Sending a recording after the webinar has finished is also very useful. In general, this is a great webinar platform and we have been happy customers since the moment we changed. Livestorm and his team are always quick to respond when we need them too."
    #20
    #20
  39. Fuze

    (69)3.3 out of 5
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    Fuze is a global, cloud-based unified communications platform that empowers productivity and delivers insights across the enterprise by enabling simplified business voice communications, flexible video conferencing, and always-on collaboration. Formerly ThinkingPhones, Fuze allows the modern, mobile workforce to seamlessly communicate anytime, anywhere, across any device.

    Reviewers say compared to Google Hangouts, Fuze is:

    Slower to reach roi
    More expensive
  40. Fuze is a global, cloud-based unified communications platform that empowers productivity and delivers insights across the enterprise by enabling simplified business voice communications, flexible video conferencing, and always-on collaboration. Formerly ThinkingPhones, Fuze allows the modern, mobile workforce to seamlessly communicate anytime, anywhere, across any device.

    Reviewers say compared to Google Hangouts, Fuze is:

    Slower to reach roi
    More expensive

    Fuze review by Manjunath N.
    "Quality and stability of audio calls : Fuze is extremely helpful on international calling and it is stable and the audio quality is great. Its help to connect my users world wide on their cell and landline phones with minimal cost when compared to ISP charges. I do not have to worry much about the duration of the call due to its cost and quality of the call which is helping us to stay more connected with users then emails. "
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