GoToWebinar vs. Zoom

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Compare the best webinar tools of 2021.

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

What are the biggest differences?

GoToWebinar and Zoom are both very suitable for meetings. Basically, they are both meeting tools and later they expanded their offer to webinars.

GDPR compliant?

When you are looking for suitable webinar software, you have to make sure that your webinar software is completely GDPR proof. It is important that all your data is processed and stored in the EU in accordance with European legislation. When you work with US companies, such as GoToWebinar, you are in violation of the GDPR.

Read here more about the GDPR and the privacy shield .

Application vs. Browser Based

GoToWebinar and Zoom both offer a web-based version. Still, most of GoToWebinar and Zoom's functionality runs on the downloadable application. Many webinars that are given with GoToWebinar and Zoom require viewers to download the application.

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

Pros and cons of GoToWebinar

Make sure your webinar platform has your back

Evaluation form

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. By downloading and running an application, participation in a webinar becomes less accessible. Moreover, it is often not possible to download an application in a secure company network.

WebinarGeek is completely web-based, this ensures that your webinars are easy to use and very accessible for the viewer.







Complete webinar software

GoToWebinar and Zoom are the ideal tools for meetings. They also offer a webinar service. Their streaming quality is good, but their webinar features are lagging behind most webinar software providers.

Want a complete webinar marketing tool? Then WebinarGeek is the right choice for you, the software is packed with features.

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