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Adobe Send & Track

When signatures are needed quickly or across great distances, it's a great program
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OpenText Hightail

Hightail is my go-to source when I need to send large files that would never fit as regular attachments. That being said, sometimes there are files that would perfectly fit as attachments but I want the security that Hightail provides when sending sensitive or private material. It's very comforting knowing that the content I'm sending is only being received and viewed by the intended parties. It's also comforting for my clients when it's THEIR content that I'm sending for review.
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Feature Rating Comparison

Project Management

Adobe Send & Track
OpenText Hightail
8.2
Task Management
Adobe Send & Track
OpenText Hightail
8.5
Scheduling
Adobe Send & Track
OpenText Hightail
6.0
Mobile Access
Adobe Send & Track
OpenText Hightail
6.7
Search
Adobe Send & Track
OpenText Hightail
10.0
Visual planning tools
Adobe Send & Track
OpenText Hightail
10.0

Communication

Adobe Send & Track
OpenText Hightail
8.4
Notifications
Adobe Send & Track
OpenText Hightail
8.3
Discussions
Adobe Send & Track
OpenText Hightail
10.0
Integrates with Gmail and Google Hangouts
Adobe Send & Track
OpenText Hightail
7.0

File Sharing & Management

Adobe Send & Track
OpenText Hightail
9.6
Versioning
Adobe Send & Track
OpenText Hightail
10.0
Video files
Adobe Send & Track
OpenText Hightail
9.2
Audio files
Adobe Send & Track
OpenText Hightail
9.3
Document collaboration
Adobe Send & Track
OpenText Hightail
10.0
Access control
Adobe Send & Track
OpenText Hightail
8.8
Advanced security features
Adobe Send & Track
OpenText Hightail
9.8
Device sync
Adobe Send & Track
OpenText Hightail
10.0

Pros

  • Text edits, which allow for addendums
  • Quicker work flow
  • Confirmed recipients
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  • Easily send a large PDF to a contact
  • Track when the email is received and when the document is download, even if more than one person downloads it
  • Website is fast and it doesn't take long to upload and send files
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Cons

  • This could be my computer, but it does freeze a lot, leading to glitches
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  • It would be nice to track who is downloading, not just unknown.
  • Files often expire within a few days, it would be nice if they lasted longer. We sometimes have to resend if the client didn't click right away.
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Alternatives Considered

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Hightail has the specific features we were looking for and makes it super easy to send large files over email. Its cost and ease of use makes it our preferred solution for sending large files. It doesn't have all the features of Dropbox, but is also lighter weight and tasks can be accomplished faster.
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Return on Investment

  • Quicker Workflow
  • Happy vendors/clients
  • Less mailbox clutter
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  • Prevents us from having to mail hardcopies of large files we can't email
  • Quick and easy to use
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Pricing Details

Adobe Send & Track

General
Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No
Adobe Send & Track Editions & Modules
Adobe Send & Track
Additional Pricing Details

OpenText Hightail

General
Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Yes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No
OpenText Hightail Editions & Modules
OpenText Hightail
Edition
Lite
$01
Pro
$152
Business
Custom2
Teams
$353
1. 100MB per file upload
2. per user, per month
3. per user/per month
Additional Pricing Details
Lite: Send large files with anyone. Files are limited to 100MB for each file size uploaded, 2GB storage max. Files expire after 7 days. Pro: Send large files with anyone and set advanced security permissions such as expiration dates and access codes. Files are limited to 25GB for each file size uploaded, with unlimited storage. Teams: Send large files, collaborate in real-time and manage creative projects with your team. The Hightail Teams plan allows you to purchase multiple users online (from 1-15 users per organization) and allows users to send file sizes up to 50GB with unlimited storage. The Teams plan also includes features such as file previews, organization, annotations, version control, discussions, follow-ups, approval routing and more. Business: Create unlimited visual project folders (called a Space) with collaboration and project management features such as approval routing and assigning to-dos, upload unlimited files up to 100GB each, protect them with access codes and manage user permissions., plus intuitive admin controls , detailed activity analysis for your entire company, advanced organization options and priority support.