How to Download GoTo Meeting on Mac: A Step-by-Step Guide
If you want to join or host online meetings with GoTo Meeting, you need to download the GoTo desktop app on your Mac. This app allows you to access all the great collaboration tools that GoTo Meeting offers, such as drawing tools and multi-monitor screen sharing. In this article, we will show you how to download GoTo Meeting on Mac in a few easy steps.
What You Need to Download GoTo Meeting on Mac
Before you download GoTo Meeting on Mac, make sure you meet the following requirements:
You are on a supported operating system. You can check your system's compatibility automatically or view the system requirements[^1^].
You have a GoTo Meeting account. If you don't have one, you can sign up here[^3^].
You have a stable internet connection.
How to Download GoTo Meeting on Mac
Follow these steps to download GoTo Meeting on Mac:
Select the Download button[^1^] to get started. The GoTo Opener.dmg file will download onto your computer.
Depending on your browser, click the file to download as follows. If you've downloaded this file before, some or all of the next steps will be skipped. In this case, you can go straight to joining or starting a meeting from the desktop app.
Google Chrome â Select GoTo Opener.dmg in the lower download toolbar.
Mozilla Firefox â Make sure \"Open with\" is selected and select OK.
Apple Safari â Select the Download icon in the upper toolbar and double-click GoTo Opener.dmg in the drop-down list.
To complete the GoTo Opener.dmg file download, double-click the GoTo Opener app in the window and then Open. Select the \"Don't warn me when opening applications on this disk image\" check box to avoid being prompted with the dialog again.
The GoTo Opener will automatically launch and open the GoTo desktop app, which means you've successfully installed the desktop app!
To join someone else's meeting, enter the session ID or room name then select the Arrow key. To log in to your organizer account and manage your meetings, select Sign in.
How to Join or Start Your First Meeting from the Desktop App
Once you have installed GoTo Meeting and attempt to join or start your first meeting, you may be prompted with an additional dialog from the web browser requesting permission to open GoTo Opener. Here's how to proceed:
Launch the GoTo desktop app.
Join or start a meeting. To join someone else's meeting, enter the session ID or room name then select the Arrow icon. To start your own meeting as the organizer, select Start by your personal room name or any upcoming session.
Depending on the web browser you're running, complete the permission prompt as follows.
Google Chrome â Select Open GoTo Opener. Select the \"Remember my choice for GoToOpener links\" check box to avoid being prompted by the dialog again.
Mozilla Firefox â Select OK. Select the \"Remember my choice for GoTo Opener links\" check box to avoid being prompted by the dialog again. When prompted, select Open.
You'll be launched into your meeting!
Congratulations! You have learned how to download GoTo Meeting on Mac and join or start your first meeting from the desktop app. If you need more help, you can visit the support center[^1^] for more information and tips. ec8f644aee