Carnegie Mellon University

Web Conferencing Comparison

Which web conferencing option is best for me?

 

Zoom*

Google Meet

WebEx

Host an online meeting with audio, video, and chat

300 participants;
Other meeting sizes available for an additional cost upon request

Students and staff: 100 participants; 
Faculty: 250 participants (available to staff upon request)

 Up to 1,000 participants; 
3,000 available for an additional cost
upon request

Show video participants

49 participants

16 participants

7 participants 

Provides a dial-in phone number

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Record meeting

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 Faculty only

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Automated Closed Captioning

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Manual Closed Captioning

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Fees

No cost; 
Room integration, webinar, or large meeting for an additional cost upon request

No cost

$18 / month

Available To

Students, faculty and staff

Students, faculty and staff

Faculty and staff

*Preferred