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Score 9.3 out of 100

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Score 8.8 out of 100

Feature Set Ratings

    File Sharing & Management

    ActiveDocs

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    8.7

    Google Drive

    87%
    Google Drive ranks higher in 7/7 features

    Versioning

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.6
    86%
    175 Ratings

    Video files

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.3
    83%
    165 Ratings

    Audio files

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.7
    87%
    160 Ratings

    Document collaboration

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    9.3
    93%
    193 Ratings

    Access control

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.7
    87%
    190 Ratings

    File search

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.5
    85%
    194 Ratings

    Device sync

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.5
    85%
    181 Ratings

    Cloud Storage Security & Administration

    ActiveDocs

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    8.7

    Google Drive

    87%
    Google Drive ranks higher in 3/3 features

    User and role management

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.9
    89%
    178 Ratings

    File organization

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.5
    85%
    188 Ratings

    Device management

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.7
    87%
    101 Ratings

    Cloud Storage Platform

    ActiveDocs

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    8.7

    Google Drive

    87%
    Google Drive ranks higher in 3/3 features

    Performance

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.8
    88%
    187 Ratings

    Reliability

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.9
    89%
    189 Ratings

    Storage Reports

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.5
    85%
    89 Ratings

    Attribute Ratings

    • ActiveDocs is rated higher in 3 areas: Likelihood to Recommend, Usability, Support Rating
    • Google Drive is rated higher in 1 area: Performance

    Likelihood to Recommend

    9.0

    ActiveDocs

    90%
    4 Ratings
    8.9

    Google Drive

    89%
    196 Ratings

    Likelihood to Renew

    ActiveDocs

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    9.9

    Google Drive

    99%
    5 Ratings

    Usability

    9.0

    ActiveDocs

    90%
    1 Rating
    5.7

    Google Drive

    57%
    37 Ratings

    Performance

    8.0

    ActiveDocs

    80%
    2 Ratings
    9.4

    Google Drive

    94%
    14 Ratings

    Support Rating

    8.0

    ActiveDocs

    80%
    2 Ratings
    5.5

    Google Drive

    55%
    83 Ratings

    In-Person Training

    ActiveDocs

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    9.0

    Google Drive

    90%
    1 Rating

    Implementation Rating

    ActiveDocs

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.0

    Google Drive

    80%
    9 Ratings

    Ease of integration

    10.0

    ActiveDocs

    100%
    1 Rating

    Google Drive

    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Likelihood to Recommend

    ActiveDocs

    There are not a lot of competitors to compare this product with, but ActiveDocs holds its own as a very useful software for the need. I recommend doing a demo to see how the process works, but it's rather streamlined and easy to create a template and produce a document from it.
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    Google

    Drive works wonders as a cloud storage tool for simple to medium complex projects. It allows any digital operation to grow remote and adds remote capabilities to collaborating on digital projects. For a small-medium operation, is an affordable option only bested by a NAS or any other kind of physical on-site storage solution. UI/UX is easy to understand and there's a very short learning curve to it. For bigger or multi-format operations where complex software files are to be used, I'd advise exploring more specific options.
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    Pros

    ActiveDocs

    • The User Interface was pleasant to use.
    • it is a very intuitive software
    • the available templates help and facilitate the day-to-day work
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    Google

    • Any user with access can store a file using different platforms like Android, IOS, Windows, or Ubuntu (Desktop version)
    • You can share files with any number of different users with different access rights or you can even keep it public by providing the access link and assign different rights for public access
    • You can open Excel/Word files using google software Sheets/Docs in the browser environment without having to install software like Microsoft Office etc on your Windows OS
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    Cons

    ActiveDocs

    • Template could be better by adding features that make it easier for users.
    • Some features are missing like image editing, and SEO management.
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    Google

    • Having a little bit more control and clarity over what is shared and how it is shared would be a useful improvement.
    • Could be more robust and flexible as far as assigning restrictions.
    • Google Sheets could be enhanced because Excel really is not there yet as a product with equal capabilities as there are still quite a few limitations to the functionality.
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    Pricing Details

    ActiveDocs

    Starting Price

    Editions & Modules

    ActiveDocs 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

      Google Drive

      Starting Price

      $0 per month

      Editions & Modules

      Google Drive editions and modules pricing
      EditionModules
      Basic$6.001
      Business$12.002
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      Footnotes

      1. per month
      2. per month
      3. per month

      Offerings

      Free Trial
      Free/Freemium Version
      Premium Consulting/Integration Services

      Entry-level set up fee?

      No setup fee

      Additional Details

      Discounts are available for students, educators, and non profit organizations.

      Likelihood to Renew

      ActiveDocs

      No answers on this topic

      Google

      For its compatibility, easiness, quick responses, user interface, storage capacity, files management and file listings. These are some of the reasons for giving higher ratings and Google Drive has become an integral part of my professional life. We use this software on daily basis and most of the time saving lot of time.
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      Usability

      ActiveDocs

      Very good usability overall. Any user can pick this up and run with it. HotDocs, the closest competitor, has similar end-user usability, but from a designer of templates perspective, ActiveDocs definitely has the edge in this regard. I would recommend this for any company that mass produces documents from templates as deliverables.
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      Google

      It's easy enough to use for computer users of all ages and skill levels. I am an advanced user, and I think the hardest part might be showing someone how to download and set up the app on their device if they weren't too familiar with computers, but overall it is very easy to understand.
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      Performance

      ActiveDocs

      The software overall is very excellent. It responds quickly and produces documents well. The integration with systems makes data input easy. Questions can be designed to allow further expansion of template creation/customization. The rules section is very useful for complicated If/Than/Else style templates. Although experience and training help, the software is very user-friendly out of the box.
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      Google

      The documents load fairly quickly and also update in real time, especially given the fact that multiple people can be using it at once. The "Offline" feature works great to allow the user to make edits and access the document without access to the internet, and then sync changes later once they're back.
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      Support Rating

      ActiveDocs

      ActiveDocs can be a considerably complex product because your use cases can be potentially endless. In our experience, when we have come across a problem or issue with the product ActiveDoc's support has always responded to our queries within 24 hours. Support is only provided via email in 95% of cases. Each year your support and maintenance includes support hours. These are used when you contact support and your issue is not found to be a bug or problem with the product (completely fair and understandable). When we've identified or discovered bugs (mainly with the latest version of Word) it is patched by the next release. They typically release about 4-5 updates per year.
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      Google

      It takes a few days for customer support to get back to you. Although, I have not had to use support too often. Once you get an email back, they are very thorough and work hard to fix the problem quickly. It is a really great resource and a great way to get the help you need if you're stuck. A phone call also works quickly but you have to call during specific times.
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      In-Person Training

      ActiveDocs

      No answers on this topic

      Google

      The effective google workspace using training that my organization received and was conducted by me (as a team lead of the ICT team) was mind-blowing and as a result, our staff is performing well in terms of using the application for their daily jobs than before. Now, in my institution, all teachers and all the administrative personnel are very much interested in cloud storage facilities, in previous my institution was afraid of losing all important documents in the cloud storage. But, after having received the training they are now realized that if anyone has only one google account then he or she can use 15GB of cloud storage freely and they are now happy because now it is not necessary for anyone to carry the traditional pen drive.
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      Implementation Rating

      ActiveDocs

      No answers on this topic

      Google

      It's an extremely easy software to implement, once you sign up for a google account you automatically have access to google drive with a set amount of storage space. The business or Google Suite accounts have more storage space than a regular free account, but setting up and accessing google drive is very easy in both cases
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      Alternatives Considered

      ActiveDocs

      In relation to other software that have a functionality similar to ActiveDocs, they don't even compare in relation to the interface, I didn't use all the software available on the market, but the ones I used and I can compare, ActiveDocs is without a doubt the best among them. We really likes the interface.
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      Google

      Google Drive was the 1st Product that I evaluated of its kind about 15 years ago. I used it then and I still use it. You do not require anything else. It is flexible, easy to use, and accessible. It also gives you a very decent space of 15 GB free of charge. Who needs anything else?
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      Return on Investment

      ActiveDocs

      • ActiveDocs allows us to create, edit and validate any type of content quickly and with no coding skills.
      • Easy and quick editing.
      • Really flexible and simple to set up
      • Helped us achieve a much higher level of efficiency in our daily operations.
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      Google

      • It is best to use if your university has partnered with Google. Unlimited Cloud Storage plus simplicity is evert student's dream!
      • It would be good, though, if Google would partner with other companies to be able to support/run other file types.
      • It is not pricey for all it's worth!
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