Web Conferencing Solutions

Web Conferencing Features Blackboard Collaborate Ultra Skype for Business  Zoom Google Hangouts
Max No. of Participants 12 62 1005 10
Can run on Windows Yes Yes Yes Yes
Can run on MacOS Yes Yes4 Yes Yes4
Text Chat Yes Yes Yes Yes4
Mobile Friendly Yes Yes Yes Yes4
Unlimited Time Yes Yes Yes5 Yes5
Join via Browser Yes Yes Yes Yes3
Create Recordings Yes Yes1 Yes -No
Scalable Video -No Yes1 -No -No
Whiteboard Feature Yes Yes1,4 Yes -No
Annotations Yes Yes1,4 -No -No
Polling Yes Yes1,4 -No -No
Screen Sharing Yes Yes4 Yes -No
File Sharing Yes Yes4 Yes -No
Schedule Meetings Yes Yes Yes -No


1. On Windows only.
2. On Windows only. Five (5) on MacOS
3. Will not work on Microsoft Edge/Internet Explorer and Apple Safari
4. Will work with browser plug-in (extensions)
5. With Zoom's Basic account, there are unlimited 1:1 meetings and minutes but meetings with more than two participants will automatically end after 40 minutes. With Pro account, there are unlimited group meetings and minutes with up to 100 participants