It is one of the best webcast tool that mainly used to help business of all sizes by managing online conferences and engage with clients that can be accessible for both web-browser and smartphones.  It offers a host of features that includes event management, webinar templates, video sharing, survey and custom registration page.

GoTo Webinar

Supported Operating System(s):

Linux, Windows, Mac OS

First lets understand what to expect from this software in a general overview.

  • Channels and GoTo Stage
  • Control panel
  • Mobile App
  • Recordings
  • Report and history
  • Accessibility
  • Channels and GoToStage
    GoToStage may be a video platform that collects organisational content from their channel page and makes a one-page hub for publishing webinar recording to viewers everywhere. It helps the users track their viewers who register before watching a video via email, Linkedin, Facebook and Google. It allows users to trace their numbers of viewers through recording report.
  • Control panel
    The most interesting feature of GoToWebinar for Windows and Mac is it enables the users to access all of its integration tools like drawing tools, shared keyboard or mouse, multi-monitor screen sharing. GoToWebinar instrument panel has advanced features including, the Mute/unmute option if users connected through built-in audio services, managing attendance for a participant, sent chat messages to a participant, recording the session and launch a poll to ask attendees an issue during a session.

  • Mobile App
    If you wish to attend the session once you are on your go, then GoToWebinar mobile application allows the attendee to hitch the Webinar from anywhere using Android and iOS devices just you wish to download the GoToWebinar app. which means it allows the attendee to hitch the webinar directly from their smartphones and tablets.

  • Recordings
    It's one in every of the highest GoToWebinar features that gives the chance to record the live session and store the recording for attendees to look at afterwards. Recording in GoToWebinar also records the presenter's screen, the audio conference and should share application during the session. There are two options to record the session the recording methods online and therefore the recording method local. Recording method online automatically save the recording to video library but can't be used for the password-protected webinar and other is recording method local save the recording locally on your system with different formats like MP4.

  • Report and history 
    GoToWebinar allows the organizer to built reports of the webinar history, attendees and more. This tool is principally used when the organizer needs detail for session comparison. It can generate several differing types of report and exported them in excel or CSV file format. Store a history of the session up to at least one year from its scheduled date in order that organizer can generate the report.
  • Accessibility
    Few accessibility features also are included in GoToWebinar like high contrast mode that allows the users with vision impairment or compromised vision and tag navigation that has manoeuvre through elements within the software using tab keys. Its Front size & colour schemes help with vision impairment and also the Dark theme mode helps to alter the background with dark colour.

  • Dashboard and launch polls
    The streamlined dashboard enables the user to observe their session at a look with a fast view of the duration of the session, attendance, audience attentiveness, raised hands and question to ask from attendees. It also has the launch polls to ask questions within the Question panel from attendees during a session and enables the user or organizer to sort the question by flag them with priority and assign them to other panellists within the session.

What  GoToWebinar can do for you:

GoToWebinar offers unlimited cloud storage, video sharing, virtual events, video conferencing and GoToStage which allows users to host record the webinar content. It enables the user to push their webinar with a customized registration page, webinar invitation and automatic email reminder. GoToWebinars also includes few interacting features like an engagement dashboard, presenter webcams by inviting panellists, polls and Surveys to have interaction the audience.

Try GoToWebinar For Free

With free version, you get:
  • Try any subscription plans free for 7 days. 


How do I monitor my attendees during a session?
Using the GoToWebinar , you can easily check attendance patterns and monitor attentiveness by viewing the status bars at the top. Green bars indicate 100% session attentiveness, yellow bars indicate mediocre attentiveness and red bars indicate lack of attentiveness. 
How do I customize my registration page in GoToWebinar?
  • Add additional registration fields 
  • Create your own registration questions
  • Set the approval process
  • Set up registration notification emails
  • Add a password to your webinar
How do I save Q & A sessions in GoToWebinar?
Question and answer sessions are automatically saved and ready for viewing in the 2 hours after the session's scheduled end time.
Can I approve registrants before allowing them to attend in GoToWebinar?

Yes, you can change your registration settings from automatic approval, so that you can view all registrants and either approve or deny them.
Can I draw on and highlight screen content during a presentation in GoToWebinar?
GoToWebinar allows organizers and panelists on Windows computers to use  to highlight and annotate their presentation.
Can I conduct Polls and Surveys of my attendees in GoToWebinar?
Yes. Organizers can create Polls and Surveys before the session begins on the Manage Webinar page.
Can I take control of attendee desktops in GoToWebinar?

Yes, but only if they give you permission. To take control of an attendee's system, they must be the active presenter.

How do I share one application and nothing else in GoToWebinar?

A presenter on a Windows computer can share a single application by clicking the Show My Screen button on the control panel and then selecting which application to share.

Can I upload PowerPoint presentations in GoToWebinar?

With screen-sharing feature, there's no need to upload your presentation before your event. Just run it on your desktop and share your screen.
How do I cancel my GoToWebinar subscription plan?

  1. Sign in to the Billing Center.
  2. On the Subscriptions page, click the Options icon in the upper-right corner of your product subscription, then click Cancel Subscription.
  3. When prompted, review the information on the confirmation window and click Yes, Cancel.
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