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Open source web conferencing system for online learning

BigBlueButton Alternatives

How do BigBlueButton alternatives compare?

GoToMeeting and ClickMeeting stand out as its top competitors based on similarity, popularity and user reviews. When comparing BigBlueButton to its top 100 alternatives, Samba Live has the highest rating, with newrow_ smart as the runner-up, and BigBlueButton ranking 86th place. GoToMeeting has the most reviews with a total of 8,097, while BigBlueButton has 34. Users say GoBrunch tops the list for value for money followed by StartMeeting, while BigBlueButton comes in 76th. Users also say Samba Live and newrow_ smart are the easiest to use, while BigBlueButton takes 75th place.


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Top 100 alternatives

GoToMeeting

4.5
(8,097)

Online meeting software with HD video conferencing

Pricing

Starting from

$12/month

Value for money

4.3

0.3

4.0

What users say about GoToMeeting's value for money

I would recommend this for a small system which needs to implement for the team and their budget is less, this is a really good option.

AF

Appoorva F.

Its fine to use on a day to day basis if you're not needing much done. Otherwise, there are better tools with a similar price point available.

Cody B.

Total

9

21

20

features in common

9

features in common

GoToMeeting's unique features

  • Collaborative Review

  • Video Call Recording

  • Calendar Management

  • Automated Scheduling

BigBlueButton's unique features

  • Third Party Integration

  • Surveys & Feedback

  • Whiteboard

  • Learning Management

Pricing

Starting from

$25/month

Value for money

3.9

0.1

4.0

What users say about ClickMeeting's value for money

Powerful, easy to use, well priced product with excellent Customer Service.

MC

Michele C.

The Site is easy to use with a lot of functions. And the pricing is not much.

Nyan H.

Total

9

28

20

features in common

9

features in common

ClickMeeting's unique features

  • Customizable Branding

  • File Transfer

  • Chat Transcript

  • Registration Management

BigBlueButton's unique features

  • Video Management

  • Real Time Updates

  • Voting

  • Forum / Discussion Board

TurboMeeting

4.8
(25)

Web conferencing and remote support software

Pricing

Starting from

$795

Value for money

4.9

0.9

4.0

What users say about TurboMeeting's value for money

TurboMeeting is reliable, inexpensive, feature-rich, easy to install and maintain.

JM

Jack M.

Ability to host the server on premises. Overall cost to license and renew the platform.

JR

Jose R.

Total

7

27

20

features in common

7

features in common

TurboMeeting's unique features

  • Email Integration

  • Remote Access

  • Customizable Reporting

  • Brainstorming

BigBlueButton's unique features

  • Surveys & Feedback

  • Real Time Updates

  • Video Streaming

  • Forum / Discussion Board

BigMarker

4.8
(157)

The platform for modern webinars and online events

Pricing

Starting from

$79/month

Value for money

4.8

0.8

4.0

What users say about BigMarker's value for money

Coupled with the fact I can do live, automated, on-demand, and series webinars (great for simple courses), you have a robust system for a great price.

Aisha S.

Ve tried multiple webinar softwares and settled on BigMarker due to their rich features, modern platform and integrations and competitive pricing.

CD

Chris D.

Total

1

2

20

features in common

1

features in common

BigMarker's unique feature

  • Application Sharing

BigBlueButton's unique features

  • On-Demand Recording

  • Learning Management

  • Third Party Integration

  • Conferencing

Livestorm

4.7
(264)

Engage your audience with better video communication

Pricing

Starting from

€89/month

Value for money

4.4

0.4

4.0

What users say about Livestorm's value for money

The customer service is excellent, although I would enjoy a live chat functionality, and honestly after investigating many other platforms, I can say this one beats the competition hands down.

HR

Helen R.

We start to compare all solutions by selected the one who gather together: cost, free demo version, multi-speakers, screen shared, chat live, and mobile access.

MD

Morgane D.

Total

5

30

20

features in common

5

features in common

Livestorm's unique features

  • Customizable Reporting

  • Email Notifications

  • Custom Landing Pages

  • Ad hoc Reporting

BigBlueButton's unique features

  • Presentation Streaming

  • On-Demand Recording

  • Two-Way Audio & Video

  • Instant Messaging

GoToWebinar

4.5
(1,332)

Video conferencing and webinar hosting for large events

Features

Total

5

23

20

features in common

5

features in common

GoToWebinar's unique features

  • Customizable Branding

  • Performance Management

  • Performance Metrics

  • Reporting & Statistics

BigBlueButton's unique features

  • Learning Management

  • Instant Messaging

  • Surveys & Feedback

  • Chat

GoBrunch

4.8
(35)

The Ideal Webinar Platform for Teaching and Training

Features

Total

4

15

20

features in common

4

features in common

GoBrunch's unique features

  • Email Invitations & Reminders

  • Meeting Management

  • Event Management

  • File Transfer

BigBlueButton's unique features

  • Real Time Updates

  • On-Demand Recording

  • Whiteboard

  • Two-Way Audio & Video

ConexED

4.8
(19)

All-In-One Virtual Student Succes Platform

Features

Total

8

25

20

features in common

8

features in common

ConexED's unique features

  • Electronic Hand Raising

  • Registration Management

  • Reminders

  • Student Management

BigBlueButton's unique features

  • Video Management

  • Surveys & Feedback

  • Voting

  • Learning Management

Glisser

4.6
(87)

Virtual and hybrid events platform with engagement features

Pricing

Starting from

$500

Value for money

4.3

0.3

4.0

What users say about Glisser's value for money

Easy to use and converts quickly worth the money.

RS

Rose S.

Excellent tool to get audience involvement at low cost.

SM

Sana M.

Total

1

4

20

features in common

1

features in common

Glisser's unique features

  • Feedback Collection

  • Lead Generation

  • Engagement Analytics

BigBlueButton's unique features

  • Video Conferencing

  • Instant Messaging

  • Third Party Integration

  • Chat

BlueJeans

4.3
(459)

Video, audio and web conferencing platform

Pricing

Starting from

$12.49/month

Value for money

4.2

0.2

4.0

What users say about BlueJeans' value for money

It is easy to use, It was also very cost effective.

Mohammed H.

It has very reasonable price, which depends on the number of users, so everyone can afford it.

Austin M.

Total

6

20

20

features in common

6

features in common

BlueJeans' unique features

  • Mobile Integration

  • Tagging

  • Customizable Branding

  • Activity Dashboard

BigBlueButton's unique features

  • Real Time Updates

  • Presentation Streaming

  • Two-Way Audio & Video

  • Forum / Discussion Board

ClickShare Conference

(0)

Web conferencing and collaboration management solution

Features

Total

6

25

20

features in common

6

features in common

ClickShare Conference's unique features

  • Configuration Management

  • Real Time Monitoring

  • Reminders

  • Role-Based Permissions

BigBlueButton's unique features

  • On-Demand Recording

  • Learning Management

  • Video Management

  • Chat

Web Meeting

4.6
(5)

Video conferencing software for businesses of all sizes

Features

Total

8

18

20

features in common

8

features in common

Web Meeting's unique features

  • Meeting Management

  • Electronic Hand Raising

  • Event Calendar

  • Calendar Management

BigBlueButton's unique features

  • Surveys & Feedback

  • Real Time Updates

  • Voting

  • Forum / Discussion Board

Pexip

4.8
(60)

Cloud-based video conferencing and collaboration platform

Pricing

Value for money

4.6

0.6

4.0

What users say about Pexip's value for money

Overall it's a great, simple and cost effective way to collaborate with colleagues and customers.

LE

Lee E.

Ease of deployment, fixed cost, continued development, great interoperability across other devices and business platforms. Simple to re-create the physical meeting from anywhere.

SI

Steve I.

Total

9

21

20

features in common

9

features in common

Pexip's unique features

  • Customizable Templates

  • Video Call Recording

  • Call Reporting

  • Automatic Call Distribution

BigBlueButton's unique features

  • Surveys & Feedback

  • Real Time Updates

  • Whiteboard

  • Instant Messaging

StartMeeting

4.8
(12)

Online meeting and conferencing solution

Features

Total

7

14

20

features in common

7

features in common

StartMeeting's unique features

  • Video Call Recording

  • Customizable Branding

  • On-Demand Webcasting

  • Remote Access

BigBlueButton's unique features

  • Surveys & Feedback

  • Real Time Updates

  • Video Support

  • Forum / Discussion Board

Brandlive

4.5
(6)

Video management and live streaming platform

Features

Total

5

38

20

features in common

5

features in common

Brandlive's unique features

  • Custom Fields

  • Analytics

  • Training Record Management

  • Activity Dashboard

BigBlueButton's unique features

  • On-Demand Recording

  • Video Conferencing

  • Surveys & Feedback

  • Conferencing

VidyoConnect

4.4
(25)

Web conferencing platform for chat and video communication

Features

Total

8

22

20

features in common

8

features in common

VidyoConnect's unique features

  • Content Management

  • On-Demand Webcasting

  • Communication Management

  • Calendar Management

BigBlueButton's unique features

  • Real Time Updates

  • Presentation Streaming

  • Voting

  • Instant Messaging

YesEvents

4.6
(25)

Modular, cloud based event management software

Features

Total

2

25

20

features in common

2

features in common

YesEvents' unique features

  • Click Tracking

  • Scheduled Reporting

  • Survey Management

  • Custom Forms

BigBlueButton's unique features

  • On-Demand Recording

  • Learning Management

  • Two-Way Audio & Video

  • Conferencing

webMOBI

4.4
(5)

Events engagement & mobile apps for enterprise and SMEs

Features

Total

3

19

20

features in common

3

features in common

webMOBI's unique features

  • Drip Marketing

  • Survey Management

  • Client Management

  • Event Calendar

BigBlueButton's unique features

  • Presentation Streaming

  • Conferencing

  • On-Demand Recording

  • Video Streaming

FreeConferenceCall.com

4.5
(185)

Web conferencing and team collaboration solution

Pricing

Value for money

4.9

0.9

4.0

What users say about FreeConferenceCall.com's value for money

Adding Q&A queue is just an awesome addition. I can now answer all the Q&A one by one and it is free of cost which is one of the best feature.

DB

Debjit B.

The most obvious pro is that this software is free. There are optional add-ons that cost money, but if you want a basic phone call, this is a great solution.

JH

Jason H.

Total

13

31

20

features in common

13

features in common

FreeConferenceCall.com's unique features

  • Commenting

  • Remote Control

  • Calendar Sync with Google

  • Search Functionality

BigBlueButton's unique features

  • Whiteboard

  • Voting

  • Charting

  • Surveys & Feedback

LiveWebinar

4.8
(115)

Cloud-based collaboration tool for businesses of all sizes

Pricing

Starting from

$14/month

Value for money

4.8

0.8

4.0

What users say about LiveWebinar's value for money

Great Webinar and Conferencing Software at a Great Price.

JK

John K.

LiveWebinar is simple to use and with various plans available you can find a fit for your budget.

AJ

Alan J.

Total

11

29

20

features in common

11

features in common

LiveWebinar's unique features

  • Engagement Analytics

  • Remote Access

  • Document Storage

  • SMS Integration

BigBlueButton's unique features

  • Video Support

  • Video Management

  • Third Party Integration

  • Charting

Airmeet

4.1
(39)

All-in-one events platform to host meet-ups and conferences

Features

Total

8

22

20

features in common

8

features in common

Airmeet's unique features

  • Event Scheduling

  • Registration Management

  • Customizable Branding

  • Alerts / Escalation

BigBlueButton's unique features

  • Third Party Integration

  • Real Time Updates

  • Voting

  • Forum / Discussion Board

Onstream Webinars

4.0
(36)

Full-featured webcasting solution

Pricing

Starting from

$49/month

Value for money

4.1

0.1

4.0

What users say about Onstream Webinars' value for money

I like all of the features that Onstream offers and the clarity of the call was very good. It is a good value for the price.

AR

Anonymous Reviewer

Low cost was a major factor. Once we solved local bandwidth issues the product has been relatively stable.

DL

Douglas L.

Total

6

13

20

features in common

6

features in common

Onstream Webinars' unique features

  • User Management

  • Customizable Branding

  • Mobile Integration

  • Remote Access

BigBlueButton's unique features

  • On-Demand Recording

  • Learning Management

  • Two-Way Audio & Video

  • Conferencing

RingCentral Video

4.4
(209)

Video conferencing software with screen sharing & team chat

Features

Total

11

35

20

features in common

11

features in common

RingCentral Video's unique features

  • Real Time Reporting

  • Collaborative Workspace

  • File Transfer

  • Availability Indicator

BigBlueButton's unique features

  • Video Support

  • Video Management

  • Surveys & Feedback

  • Charting

Hubilo

4.5
(60)

Virtual Events | Vibrant Networking | Vivid Experience

Pricing

Value for money

4.6

0.6

4.0

What users say about Hubilo's value for money

It’s always brilliant to have someone invested in the success of our product, and team Hubilo was all in.

HK

Harnidh K.

Hubilo team is open for enhancement and support is really good. Overall its value for money.

rm

rohit m.

Total

1

24

20

features in common

1

features in common

Hubilo's unique features

  • Attendance Management

  • Visitor Registration

  • Visual Analytics

  • Campaign Scheduling

BigBlueButton's unique features

  • On-Demand Recording

  • Learning Management

  • Third Party Integration

  • Conferencing

Fons

4.9
(66)

Scheduling & payment software for appointment-based business

Pricing

Starting from

$29.95/month

Value for money

4.9

0.9

4.0

What users say about Fons' value for money

That I can accept credit cards like the big companies do for a fraction of the traditional cost. Plus all kind of bonus features as well.

MH

Matthew H.

I love that once I have a client set up, we never have to talk about money again.

CR

C. R. Ryan W.

Total

0

22

20

features in common

0

features in common

Fons' unique features

  • Appointment Management

  • User Management

  • Website Integration

  • Reminders

BigBlueButton's unique features

  • Video Conferencing

  • Instant Messaging

  • Surveys & Feedback

  • Chat

Schedulista

4.6
(29)

Mobile-friendly online scheduling software

Pricing

Starting from

$19/month

Value for money

4.6

0.6

4.0

What users say about Schedulista's value for money

Fantastic value for money with great features and amazing support.

VP

Vishal P.

As a small business, the price is right, the features awesome.

Kayla Garnet R.

Total

2

63

20

features in common

2

features in common

Schedulista's unique features

  • Visual Analytics

  • Appointment Management

  • Customer Database

  • Customer History

BigBlueButton's unique features

  • Video Conferencing

  • Instant Messaging

  • Two-Way Audio & Video

  • Chat

10to8

4.6
(587)

Appointment Scheduling & Online Booking Tool With Reminders

Pricing

Starting from

$0/month

Value for money

4.7

0.7

4.0

What users say about 10to8's value for money

Save my money with online booking system, nice and easy to using , extra 20 appointment after review , will tell my friend this system to save their money too.

cn

chwee n.

Value for money - i used this software for free until my business had grown that i needed a better plan which of course made starting a business that much easier to do.

AR

Anonymous Reviewer

Total

5

88

20

features in common

5

features in common

10to8's unique features

  • Customizable Reporting

  • Approval Process Control

  • Mobile Integration

  • Access Control

BigBlueButton's unique features

  • Presentation Streaming

  • On-Demand Recording

  • Video Management

  • Forum / Discussion Board

vcita

4.4
(176)

vcita: Build a business you’re proud of.

Pricing

Starting from

$12.45/month

Value for money

4.1

0.1

4.0

What users say about vcita's value for money

However, don't purchase the year membership without really giving it a good trial. You will not get refunded any portion of your fee if it doesn't work out.

LG

Lara G.

It's simple, easy to set up and saves me the headaches, and money, of having to use multiple services.

DL

Dane L.

Total

2

42

20

features in common

2

features in common

vcita's unique features

  • Automated Scheduling

  • Event Calendar

  • Event Management

  • Availability Management

BigBlueButton's unique features

  • Presentation Streaming

  • Learning Management

  • Two-Way Audio & Video

  • Conferencing

Acuity Scheduling

4.8
(4,533)

Online appointment scheduling software and 24/7 assistant.

Pricing

Starting from

$15/month

Value for money

4.7

0.7

4.0

What users say about Acuity Scheduling's value for money

They have been very helpful and accommodating to us small business owners prices are super affordable and budget friendly.

Leeza F.

I like the quirky quotes and statements because they give me moments of fun during my workday. I love the value for the cost.

AR

Adam R.

Total

3

52

20

features in common

3

features in common

Acuity Scheduling's unique features

  • Mobile Alerts

  • Appointment Management

  • Customizable Templates

  • Data Import/Export

BigBlueButton's unique features

  • On-Demand Recording

  • Conferencing

  • Video Conferencing

  • Video Streaming

Clickto

4.4
(16)

Virtual Program Management with integrated Virtual Classroom

Features

Total

8

35

20

features in common

8

features in common

Clickto's unique features

  • Collaborative Review

  • Drag & Drop Interface

  • Campaign Scheduling

  • Activity Dashboard

BigBlueButton's unique features

  • On-Demand Recording

  • Learning Management

  • Third Party Integration

  • Conferencing

1Core

4.5
(23)

Child care center management software

Features

Total

1

2

20

features in common

1

features in common

1Core's unique feature

  • Invoice Management

BigBlueButton's unique features

  • On-Demand Recording

  • Learning Management

  • Third Party Integration

  • Conferencing

Tovuti

4.8
(64)

#1 Ranked Learning Management System

Pricing