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Online Meeting Software Review
9.08 0.0 10.0

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Screenshot of join.me pro in action

join.me pro Review

join.me pro offers a basic set of functionalities, such as; screen sharing, presenter swap, and recording of web conferences. Making for a quick understanding of the tool, however this web conferencing solution has not yet integrated video conferencing functionality. A one-time installation of the application is required for all hosts. Participants can join the meeting via browser.

If the host wants to schedule a web meeting they need to log onto the online portal. The invitation process is integrated with Google and Outlook email client, which means that the host can enter the participants' email addresses and the meeting is added to the host's respective calendar. There is also the possibility to directly schedule and start a meeting via the Google and Outlook plugin.

Bottom line: join.me pro provides easy access to desktop sharing and is best suitable for ad hoc meetings.

Platform Support

Runs on Windows 2003 Server or later, runs on Mac OS X 10.6 or higher. Browsers supported are Internet Explorer 8 or above, Firefox, Chrome, and Safari. Requires Flash Player 10 or higher.

Pricing

Pro version $15 per month and can host up to 250 participants; Enterprise version $19 per month for up to 250 participants.

License options

Single user license for unlimited meetings with up to 250 participants

Voice over IP and phone costs

Integrated VoIP and phone-based conference call service (with local phone numbers – without additional costs)

Criterium Rating

Functionality

Grade {0} limited functionality, strong focus on screen sharing

Usability

Grade {0} Easy to use since limited functionality

Meeting Setup

Grade {0} Planning integrated with Google and Outlook email client, the host needs to manually enter the participants' email addresses and the meeting will be added to the host's respective calendar. There is also the possibility to directly schedule and start a meeting via the Google and Outlook plugin.

Software Installation

Grade {0} Quick and easy one-time installation

Cost Transparency

Grade {0} Pricing and license options are publicly available; cost structure is transparent and easy to understand

Security

Grade {0} 256-bit AES encryption

Platform Support

Grade {0} Runs on Windows and Mac OS X. Mobile device support: iOS, Android, Windows RT
Overall Score 4 Stars 9.08 / 10

External resources

Review updated: Mar 2015
Price information updated: Mar 2015