Compare Web App Features

The features that are available from the Web App will vary depending on your web browser and operating system.

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Feature comparison chart

Web App system requirements

Feature comparison chart

Session Features Google
Join a session (attendee)
(if enabled by admin)

(if enabled by admin)
Host a session (organizer)
Be promoted to co-organizer
Record the meeting
cloud recording only

cloud recording only
Connect via mic and speakers (VoIP)
(if enabled by admin)
Connect via telephone (PSTN)
(if enabled by admin)

(if enabled by admin)
Join muted (attendees)
Screen sharing and content sharing
View the Presenter's screen
Share your screen
(extension required)
Share your screen in "screen clean" mode
Share an application
Share a video
Share a whiteboard
Webcams (HDFaces)
Share your own webcam
& Mac only)
View shared webcams
Hide webcams
Features and tools
Chat with others
(if enabled by admin)

(if enabled by admin)
View all attendees
(if enabled by admin)

(if enabled by admin)
Take keyboard and mouse control
Use drawing tools

Web App system requirements

Operating system Windows
Linux / Ubuntu
Google Chrome OS (Chromebook)
Web Browser Google Chrome v57 or later *
Mozilla Firefox v52 or later
* Many features are only available when running Google Chrome, including hosting meetings, sharing webcams, and sharing screens. See Compare Join Methods for more details.
Internet connection 1 Mbps or better (broadband recommended)
3G connection or better (WiFi recommended for VoIP audio) for Chromebooks
Software GoToMeeting Pro Screensharing extension for Google Chrome (if Presenter)
Hardware Microphone and speakers (headset recommended**)
Webcam (to use HDFaces)

** Note: Most devices have built-in speakers, but you will get much better audio quality while using VoIP if you use a headset. You can also use your phone to dial in to the audio connection.


About the Web App

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Host a Meeting Online (Web App)

Connect to Audio (Web App)

Enable the Web App

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