GoToWebinar is one of the major webinar softwares in the space in terms of market share. Originally founded in 2006, it still maintains a lot of the same design elements that were used over 10 years ago.
GoToWebinar provides a webcast version of their software, but the majority of events are run with the standard downloaded version.
BigMarker was founded in 2010 as a web conferencing tool for training, education, and more. Later on, they started adding more marketing and engagement features. They also offer meeting and conference rooms.
BigMarker serves a lot of universities, and they offer a variety of white label services to completely custom brand their platform to match any company's branding.
Trusted in the marketplace
Reliable, real-time streaming
Marketing features & integrations
Download required on mobile and sometimes desktop
Restrictive registration page with minimal design flexibility
Outdated interface and not intuitive for attendees
No options for public chat
Email notifications can't be fully customized or branded
Not possible to add custom codes or pixels into the webinar room