Join.me product overview
Join.me is a cloud-based application designed by LogMeIn to facilitate business, organizations and people hosting online meetings. Join.me features a simple user-friendly interface that makes online collaboration to discuss and share ideas easy. Users don’t need to download any software or sign up for an account with join.me. All one needs to do is click the “start” button to initiate a meeting, or click the “join” button to enter one. Along with flexible pricing, this makes join.me a top pick for startups and small companies.
Users can create personalized URL meetings with a single code and invite others with an automated email notification. Meetings can be scheduled through either the join.me Scheduler or directly through Outlook or Google Calendar. All invited attendees to join.me sessions are sent instructions on how to join the meeting and are enabled to share screens and contribute via audio and video. Meeting hosts can also remove participants if necessary. The role of presenter can also be reassigned at any time during meetings, so users can take turns sharing screens. There is also an option to record meetings and keep them in the database.
The system features a number of capabilities to enhance user experience, allowing them to customize and streamline their meetings. join.me offers unlimited audio, which means anyone can join a meeting from any device—whether that is internet (VoIP) calling or by phone line—and offers phone numbers in 40+ countries to enable conferencing around the globe. Users can also join from any mobile device including Android, iOS, and iPads. Join.me supports up to 250 participants.
Pros of Cisco Jabber
• Easy to use
• Screen sharing
• Quality audio and video
• Muting ability
• Chat ability
Cons of Join.me
• Reports of lag and call drop-offs
• Polling capacity
• Bandwidth usage
• Doesn’t facilitate follow-up and breakout meetings
Breakdown of core features
No complex installation or training
Join.me doesn’t require any hefty installations or time-consuming training since it is hosted in the cloud and ready to roll upon implementation. It integrates with all leading contact management and email systems to help facilitate contact import.
Easy online collaboration
Users can start and access meetings with just a click of a button. It runs on a secure platform that also allows people to host spontaneous meetings around the world with an intuitive interface.
Join.me has a free edition that allows up to 10 participants that includes VoIP. For businesses with larger needs, the priced-product comes with a range of additional features including unlimited phone dial-in to 40+ countries, documentation and storage of meetings, selection of sharable windows, tag-team presentation ability and more for up to 250 participants.
(Last updated on 04/28/2020 by Abby Dykes)