Google Meet: Zoom app’s best alternative ?

Google Meet a business-oriented version of Google’s Hangouts platform and is suitable for businesses of all sizes. It  is a great alternative Application of Zoom cloud Meeting

Security is one of the key aspects that make Google Meet significantly different from Zoom The latter has also lately been in the news for security concerns and even recently released Zoom 5.0 to address some of them.

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About Google Meet ~~

Secure video conferencing

Securely connect, collaborate, and celebrate from anywhere. With Google Meet, everyone can safely create and join high-quality video meetings up to 250 people.


Google Meet is made by Google LLC, released on March 9, 2017, with a download size of 9.65 MB.

Google Meet works on G-suite and Business email:–


G-Suite (formerly Google Apps) for Work is a suite of web applications created by Google for businesses. Your G-Suite account will give you access to Gmail on your preferred domain and 30GB of Google Drive storage per user.


Business Email:–

It’s the Gmail you know and loves designed for business, with admin controls and no ads. Swap with your own domain to create professional email addresses like or

How to use it:–

Schedule a video meeting in the Google Calendar app

When you add a guest to an event, a video meeting link and dial-in number are added automatically. Alternatively, you can tap Add conferencing.

Note: Guests can forward the meeting link to other people. If someone tries to join who was not invited to the Calendar event, a meeting participant from your organization must accept their request.

  • Open the Google Calendar app Calendar.
  • Tap Add Event.
  • Add guests from inside or outside your organization. Tap Done.
  • Tap Save.


Start a meeting in the Meet app

  • Open the Meet app Meet.
  • Tap Add New meeting to start a meeting, or tap Input Meeting code and enter a meeting code or nickname, then tap Join Meeting.

 How secure Google Meet is? 

Meet recordings stored in Google Drive are encrypted at rest by default. Meet adheres to Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) security standards for Datagram Transport Layer Security (DTLS) and Secure Real-time Transport Protocol (SRTP)

That being said, both Google Meet and Zoom have advantages and disadvantages against each other. You can certainly try them and see which one should be the best fit for your case.

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