GoToWebinar vs. Livestorm

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Last updated on 17 / 06 / 2020 – Ask to edit the information above.

What are the biggest differences?

GoToWebinar and Livestorm are both comparable webinar software tools. However, there are a number of important differences with regard to usage and features.

GDPR Proof?

The GDPR law is becoming increasingly important and stricter enforced, so you must be sure that your webinar software is fully GDPR proof. It is important that all your data is processed and stored in Europe in accordance with European legislation. Since July 2020, you have been in violation of the GDPR if you work with American companies, such as GoToWebinar.

Read more about GDPR and privacy shield here

Application vs. Browser Based

GoToWebinar and Livestorm both offer a browser-based version. Still, most of GoToWebinar's functionality runs on the downloadable application. Many webinars that are given with GoToWebinar require viewers to download the application. Livestorm is, just like WebinarGeek, fully browser-based

Make sure that your webinar software is browser-based. This makes it accessible for viewers and increases attendance by up to 60 percent.

Pros and cons of GoToWebinar

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More integration possibilities

Support by phone

Not GDPR compliant

Difficult to use

Download necessary

I didn't wanted to invest a lot of time in getting to know the program, and WebinarGeek was very intuitive. It worked easy and like a charm, right from the start.

By Suzy D. (Verified G2 review)

100% GDPR Compliant

Are you sure that all your data is securely stored according to European guidelines? Then choose WebinarGeek. All data you store in WebinarGeek is safely stored on servers located in Europe. WebinarGeek is completely GDPR-proof and ensures that all data is processed according to European legislation.

Do you work with GoToWebinar? Then your data and customer data are not safe, as the Privacy Shield between Europe and the United States has been declared invalid.

Downloads result in a lower attendance

Unlike desktop software, web-based apps are accessible anytime, anywhere, as long as you have access to a device with an internet connection. You can follow a webinar on desktop, tablet or mobile. By downloading and running an application, participation in a webinar becomes less accessible.

WebinarGeek is, just like Livestorm, fully web-based, this ensures that your webinars are very accessible to viewers.


Both GoToWebinar and Livestorm are in the higher price segment. Both tools are offered from € 89 per month. A huge contrast to the € 9 per month for which you can already subscribe at WebinarGeek!


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