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Score 8.8 out of 100
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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.
Derek Schroeder | TrustRadius Reviewer

KwikTag

Works fine for accounting but we've found workflow capabilities are limited for those who aren't using our accounting system. License seats need to be concurrent instead of user specific.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

ActiveDocs

  • Easy to use for basic users, extremely configurable for advanced users.
  • Deep Microsoft Word integration ensuring consistent document output.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

KwikTag

  • Helps keep track of multiple vendors' receipts and invoices.
  • The integration with GP accounting is particularly helpful and it's why we chose the system.
  • Users find the system easy to understand.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

ActiveDocs

  • The built-in template designs are a bit lackluster. While there are numerous, they all have the same blase style and formatting
  • The built-in template designs are not very diverse and could be expanded upon.
Derek Schroeder | TrustRadius Reviewer

KwikTag

  • It would be nice if we could automatically email invoices from KwikTag to responsible parties for approval.
  • Need to provide a web interface that doesn't use up a license seat so other members than KwikTag users can view documents that go with what's been charged to their budget.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

ActiveDocs

ActiveDocs 9.0
Based on 1 answer
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.
Derek Schroeder | TrustRadius Reviewer

KwikTag

No score
No answers yet
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Performance

ActiveDocs

ActiveDocs 8.0
Based on 1 answer
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.
Derek Schroeder | TrustRadius Reviewer

KwikTag

No score
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Support Rating

ActiveDocs

ActiveDocs 8.0
Based on 2 answers
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.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

KwikTag

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Alternatives Considered

ActiveDocs

ActiveDocs and HotDocs are very similar. HotDocs requires training or a technically savvy mind to pick up and run with. ActiveDocs seems much more user-friendly and easy to use. HotDocs, however, can produce some very intricate documents based on the templates. Both use rules and question-based information intake. Another benefit of ActiveDocs is its integration with numerous systems including Office 365.
Derek Schroeder | TrustRadius Reviewer

KwikTag

We use Laserfiche for our legal and membership services departments. Laserfiche is a full blown workflow and document management system that runs on our own SQL server. Therefore we have much more control of how it's set up and we can customize it more easily.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

ActiveDocs

  • Repeatable, consistent output ensures document generation isn't where time can be wasted.
  • Stringent logic ensures compliance and removes the opportunity for user error.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

KwikTag

  • KwikTag has taken a large burden off our AP staff.
  • Documents are readily available for retrieval without having to scan through directories full of files or boxes of paper.
  • Would like to see the ability for others to at least search and view documents.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

ActiveDocs

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

KwikTag

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

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