13 Ratings
13 Ratings
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Score 9.1 out of 100
21 Ratings
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Score 8.5 out of 100

Feature Set Ratings

  • Accrisoft Freedom ranks higher in 1 feature set: Security
  • Acoustic Content ranks higher in 2 feature sets: Web Content Creation, Web Content Management

Security

8.9

Freedom CMS

89%
8.5

Acoustic Content

85%
Accrisoft Freedom ranks higher in 1/1 features

Role-based user permissions

8.9
89%
2 Ratings
8.5
85%
3 Ratings

Web Content Creation

7.6

Freedom CMS

76%
8.7

Acoustic Content

87%
Acoustic Content ranks higher in 6/8 features

WYSIWYG editor

7.7
77%
3 Ratings
7.5
75%
3 Ratings

Code quality / cleanliness

8.6
86%
3 Ratings
8.5
85%
3 Ratings

Admin section

8.0
80%
3 Ratings
8.5
85%
3 Ratings

Page templates

8.3
83%
3 Ratings
8.5
85%
3 Ratings

Library of website themes

4.3
43%
2 Ratings
9.0
90%
3 Ratings

Mobile optimization / responsive design

7.2
72%
2 Ratings
9.0
90%
3 Ratings

Publishing workflow

8.8
88%
2 Ratings
9.5
95%
3 Ratings

Form generator

7.8
78%
3 Ratings
9.5
95%
3 Ratings

Web Content Management

7.8

Freedom CMS

78%
8.9

Acoustic Content

89%
Acoustic Content ranks higher in 5/5 features

Content taxonomy

8.3
83%
3 Ratings
8.5
85%
3 Ratings

SEO support

7.8
78%
3 Ratings
8.5
85%
3 Ratings

Bulk management

7.4
74%
2 Ratings
9.0
90%
3 Ratings

Availability / breadth of extensions

7.7
77%
2 Ratings
9.5
95%
3 Ratings

Community / comment management

8.0
80%
2 Ratings
9.0
90%
3 Ratings

Platform & Infrastructure

Freedom CMS

Feature Set Not Supported
N/A
8.5

Acoustic Content

85%
Acoustic Content ranks higher in 2/2 features

API

N/A
0 Ratings
8.5
85%
3 Ratings

Internationalization / multi-language

N/A
0 Ratings
8.5
85%
3 Ratings

Attribute Ratings

  • Acoustic Content is rated higher in 1 area: Likelihood to Recommend

Likelihood to Recommend

8.2

Freedom CMS

82%
4 Ratings
8.5

Acoustic Content

85%
3 Ratings

Likelihood to Renew

1.0

Freedom CMS

10%
1 Rating

Acoustic Content

N/A
0 Ratings

Support Rating

8.2

Freedom CMS

82%
2 Ratings

Acoustic Content

N/A
0 Ratings

Likelihood to Recommend

Accrisoft

The only thing I believe Accrisoft Freedom is not as well suited is for large e-commerce sites. Accrisoft Freedom actually has an E-commerce module and can do products and online sales, however if this is the majority of what your business does (or your clients' businesses), I would recommend an E-commerce focused CMS.
For almost all other circumstances I can think of though, I would recommend Accrisoft Freedom - ma and pa shops on up to a corporation.
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Acoustic

We can organize all our content easily by uploading content files and other digital assets. CMS smart AI generates metadata by tagging them automatically which helps us to sort our content into different categories. CMS content modeling feature helps us to visualize our content structure, assemble them in an intelligent manner and reuse the content whenever we want to for different purposes.
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Pros

Accrisoft

  • Hosting and maintenance is taken care of. Due to it being proprietary software, everything is built to work together.
  • Simple to use. Basic functionality for websites is built in without having to dig through thousands of potential options.
  • Development is straightforward...no backend languages required. So if someone wants a unique layout for a portfolio, it's very simple to add a new content type and build the new layout using basic html and css.
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Acoustic

  • Creating separate pages is easy and straightforward and only requires basic basic knowledge to get started
  • Advanced API calls can be easily built.
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Cons

Accrisoft

  • Their preview setup for reviewing page changes prior to pushing them live is not good. You basically have to push things live to see how they will look, then go back and tweak it, while the changes in progress are live on the site. They need a sandbox, or a better preview feature within the backend so you dont have to keep pushing changes live to test out functionality.
  • Integration with outside tools is non existent. Instead of trying to force people to use their modules or features it would make much more sense to more easily integrate with leading tools in niche spaces.
  • The UI is pretty old. It could use a big refresh. Things like drag and drop builders and functionality should be standard these days. This is also a plus for non tech savvy users as it keeps their page structures to what works without letting people tinker. But if you want to tinker and be a higher end user Freedom isn't the best bet.
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Acoustic

  • The organization of the application is poor and some elements could be more easily accessible not buried in menus.
  • There is little to no community around the application and what does exist is out of date.
  • Does not work well with our IBM applications as well as you would expect, which seems a common issue with IBM products.
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Pricing Details

Freedom CMS

Starting Price

$100 per month

Editions & Modules

Freedom CMS editions and modules pricing
EditionModules

Footnotes

    Offerings

    Free Trial
    Free/Freemium Version
    Premium Consulting/Integration Services

    Entry-level set up fee?

    No setup fee

    Additional Details

    Acoustic Content

    Starting Price

    Editions & Modules

    Acoustic Content editions and modules pricing
    EditionModules

    Footnotes

      Offerings

      Free Trial
      Free/Freemium Version
      Premium Consulting/Integration Services

      Entry-level set up fee?

      No setup fee

      Additional Details

      Likelihood to Renew

      Accrisoft

      We switched to WordPress; it was out of my control.
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      Acoustic

      No answers on this topic

      Support Rating

      Accrisoft

      This rating is based on personal experience only. I believe majority of people would say their support is top notch & 10/10. The only reason I am personally am giving it lower is because I consider my self a much more advanced user of Freedom than their typical Solution Provider developers. Because I am advanced, I troubleshoot my own issues pretty in-depth before I even contact Accrisoft support. Therefore sometimes I feel it takes longer to get the researched & specific answer I need vs. a simple support question would.
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      Acoustic

      No answers on this topic

      Alternatives Considered

      Accrisoft

      In all honesty, we have been moving away from Accrisoft Freedom due to its lack of customizability. We as an agency generally prefer open source solutions since our client base primarily consists of those looking for a more custom solution that can be built off of in the future. While yes, these tend to need more care and attention, they have benefited us more.
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      Acoustic

      Acoustic Content stands out mainly in 3 areas, Digital Asset Management system AI Based metatags More secure CDN and REST API to share content All these three features play a huge role in Acoustic Content CMS in terms of finding matching images for our content, categorize and sort our content automatically and finally secure way to publish our content.
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      Return on Investment

      Accrisoft

      • This was the first CMS we had at our company so hard to say positive or negative impact.
      • Prior to this CMS there was a static site that html files had to be ftp to a company to have the site updated. So from that standpoint it made updating the site much less expensive.
      • Compared to a tool like Wordpress this is much more secure and easier to manage, but since we outsource that portion of it to the company that built the site we dont realize those gains.
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      Acoustic

      • Approved developer is a simple tool for integrating other end-user applications.
      • It has allowed us to have one-stop-shop and easy-to-use debugging, saving time.
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