Google Meet and Microsoft Teams are two popular video conferencing apps out there. Google Meet comes bundled as part of Gmail while Microsoft Teams comes preinstalled on Windows 11 PCs and laptops. Let’s find the differences between Google Meet and Microsoft Teams in different aspects like the maximum number of participants allowed, length of the meeting, available cloud storage size, and other features and facilities.
In the free version, Google Meet and Microsoft Teams allow up to 100 participants.
You can have the meeting for up to 60 minutes on Google Meet (free version). On the other hand, Microsoft Teams let you have one on one meetings for 30 hours long and unlimited group meetings for up to 60 minutes long.
Google offers 15GB of free storage while Microsoft offers 5GB of OneDrive cloud storage.
Google Meet is simply a video conferencing platform while Microsoft Teams has been designed to be a one-stop collaboration tool. The latter allows integration with Microsoft suite of apps like MS Word, Excel, and Powerpoint.
Furthermore, you get features like Live Caption, end-to-end encryption (only 1:1 meetings on Microsoft Teams, while Google Meet supports both one on one and group sessions), whiteboard, raise hand, chat, file sharing, etc on both.
Now, if you want more out of both platforms, you can have that paying up. You can check out the Google Meet plans and pricing here which, by the way, starts at ₹125 per user per month. Meanwhile, the Microsoft Teams premium plans and pricing details are here. You can subscribe at a starting price of ₹110/user/month.