Need advice about which tool to choose?Ask the StackShare community!

Google Hangouts

77
55
+ 1
1
Jitsi

223
634
+ 1
92
Add tool

Google Hangouts vs Jitsi: What are the differences?

Developers describe Google Hangouts as "A communication platform". Message contacts, start free video or voice calls, and hop on a conversation with one person or a group. On the other hand, Jitsi is detailed as "Multi-platform open-source video conferencing". Jitsi is a set of open-source projects that allows you to easily build and deploy secure videoconferencing solutions. At the heart of Jitsi are Jitsi Videobridge and Jitsi Meet, which let you have conferences on the internet, while other projects in the community enable other features such as audio, dial-in, recording, and simulcasting.

Google Hangouts and Jitsi can be categorized as "Web and Video Conferencing" tools.

Jitsi is an open source tool with 1.94K GitHub stars and 630 GitHub forks. Here's a link to Jitsi's open source repository on GitHub.

Get Advice from developers at your company using Private StackShare. Sign up for Private StackShare.
Learn More
Pros of Google Hangouts
Pros of Jitsi
  • 1
    Nothing
  • 32
    Open Source
  • 20
    Entirely free conferencing
  • 18
    Unlimited time
  • 5
    Accessible from browser
  • 3
    WebRTC standard
  • 3
    Desktop, app and browser tab sharing
  • 2
    Live stream to youtube
  • 2
    Great API to develop with
  • 2
    Secure & encrypted video conference
  • 1
    Dial-In and Dial-Out via SIP
  • 1
    FSB Approved
  • 1
    Full HD
  • 1
    Share youtube videos in conference
  • 1
    Easy installation and good support
  • 0
    MCU

Sign up to add or upvote prosMake informed product decisions

Cons of Google Hangouts
Cons of Jitsi
  • 1
    Everything
  • 6
    UnLimited time
  • 5
    No multiplatform
  • 1
    Good support
  • 1
    Live conference statistics
  • 1
    Great features
  • 1
    Great quality

Sign up to add or upvote consMake informed product decisions

- No public GitHub repository available -

What is Google Hangouts?

Message contacts, start free video or voice calls, and hop on a conversation with one person or a group.

What is Jitsi?

Jitsi (acquired by 8x8) is a set of open-source projects that allows you to easily build and deploy secure videoconferencing solutions. At the heart of Jitsi are Jitsi Videobridge and Jitsi Meet, which let you have conferences on the internet, while other projects in the community enable other features such as audio, dial-in, recording, and simulcasting.

Need advice about which tool to choose?Ask the StackShare community!

What companies use Google Hangouts?
What companies use Jitsi?
See which teams inside your own company are using Google Hangouts or Jitsi.
Sign up for Private StackShareLearn More

Sign up to get full access to all the companiesMake informed product decisions

What tools integrate with Google Hangouts?
What tools integrate with Jitsi?
    No integrations found

    Sign up to get full access to all the tool integrationsMake informed product decisions

    What are some alternatives to Google Hangouts and Jitsi?
    Skype
    Skype’s text, voice and video make it simple to share experiences with the people that matter to you, wherever they are.
    Hangouts
    It is a communication platform which includes messaging, video chat, and VOIP features.
    Zoom
    Zoom unifies cloud video conferencing, simple online meetings, and cross platform group chat into one easy-to-use platform. Our solution offers the best video, audio, and screen-sharing experience across Zoom Rooms, Windows, Mac, iOS, Android, and H.323/SIP room systems.
    Duo
    Duo is a next-generation package manager that blends the best ideas from Component, Browserify and Go to make organizing and writing front-end code quick and painless.
    Google Meet
    It is the business-oriented version of Google's Hangouts platform and is suitable for businesses of all sizes. It allows users to dial in phone numbers to access meetings, thus enabling users with slow internet connection to call in.
    See all alternatives