ContactOffice vs. Yamdu

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
ContactOffice
Score 4.0 out of 10
Mid-Size Companies (51-1,000 employees)
ContactOffice is a private label cloud collaboration suite including messaging, collaboration and mobility technologies. It is a suite of web applications (Mail, Docs, Calendar, Contacts) that are accessible anytime, anywhere and from any device.N/A
Yamdu
Score 6.4 out of 10
N/A
Short description: Yamdu is a production management software for visual content. It offers tools for all departments and stages of a film, television or commercial production.N/A
Pricing
ContactOfficeYamdu
Editions & Modules
No answers on this topic
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Offerings
Pricing Offerings
ContactOfficeYamdu
Free Trial
YesYes
Free/Freemium Version
YesNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
YesNo
Entry-level Setup FeeOptionalNo setup fee
Additional Details
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Features
ContactOfficeYamdu
Project Management
Comparison of Project Management features of Product A and Product B
ContactOffice
7.8
3 Ratings
3% below category average
Yamdu
6.4
3 Ratings
17% below category average
Task Management8.73 Ratings5.53 Ratings
Gantt Charts7.13 Ratings7.53 Ratings
Scheduling8.13 Ratings7.93 Ratings
Workflow Automation7.12 Ratings00 Ratings
Mobile Access7.33 Ratings2.53 Ratings
Search7.12 Ratings00 Ratings
Visual planning tools9.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Team Collaboration00 Ratings6.83 Ratings
Document Management00 Ratings8.13 Ratings
Communication
Comparison of Communication features of Product A and Product B
ContactOffice
7.9
3 Ratings
2% below category average
Yamdu
-
Ratings
Chat8.73 Ratings00 Ratings
Notifications8.73 Ratings00 Ratings
Discussions9.02 Ratings00 Ratings
Surveys8.62 Ratings00 Ratings
Internal knowledgebase8.02 Ratings00 Ratings
Integrates with GoToMeeting7.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Integrates with Gmail and Google Hangouts6.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Integrates with Outlook7.01 Ratings00 Ratings
File Sharing & Management
Comparison of File Sharing & Management features of Product A and Product B
ContactOffice
7.9
3 Ratings
3% below category average
Yamdu
-
Ratings
Versioning7.82 Ratings00 Ratings
Video files7.42 Ratings00 Ratings
Audio files8.13 Ratings00 Ratings
Document collaboration9.03 Ratings00 Ratings
Access control8.12 Ratings00 Ratings
Advanced security features7.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Integrates with Google Drive7.92 Ratings00 Ratings
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User Ratings
ContactOfficeYamdu
Likelihood to Recommend
7.3
(3 ratings)
6.4
(3 ratings)
Support Rating
-
(0 ratings)
10.0
(1 ratings)
User Testimonials
ContactOfficeYamdu
Likelihood to Recommend
ContactOffice
1. Its cloud-based messaging and collaboration suite includes among others an email solution, calendars, address books, documents, polling tool and more. 2. Handling big data, managing events, and reminders. 3. Rich API allowing for a deep integration of the Contact Office applications. 4. Universal access to your data through desktop and mobile. 5. Almost every device supported.
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Yamdu
Even for a small business like mine, Yamdu really felt like a one-stop shop for everything. It's hard to find a comprehensive software for film/video productions, but Yamdu has everything we need. The only thing that really held us back was the cost, ultimately. If anything, I would love a storyboarding feature that let you set the time per shot and build out a sequence in pre-production. I used Storyboarder for this currently and it's very helpful, especially for music videos, to be able to build out a storyboard, set a music/audio track to it, then play it back in real time and see the pacing of the shoot.
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Pros
ContactOffice
  • Can use it from anywhere, can access your documents, emails and others.
  • Can message your group and arrange meetings, and it will notify you.
  • Can manage tasks.
  • Fairly good customer support
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Yamdu
  • Crewlists
  • Callsheets
  • Breakdowns
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Cons
ContactOffice
  • Data safety concerns
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Yamdu
  • More specific financial management reports.
  • Creation of some instant messaging software for the team.
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Support Rating
ContactOffice
No answers on this topic
Yamdu
This is one of Yamdu's strongest points.
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Alternatives Considered
ContactOffice
ContactOffice handles almost all data, all files like doc, pdf, mp3 etc. Task management. Worksection is an all-around project management app that gives users visibility and organization. ContactOffice is a contact management software that helps you to easily manage your data from any computer with a web browser. Worksection is Free: no charge. ContactOffice offers four plans for its Individual version. ContactOffice has more supported Integrations than Worksection.
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Yamdu
At the time, there really wasn't anything else like Yamdu. Especially as, in Celtx's case, at that time they weren't doing Excel/CSV exports of shot lists in the A/V format, something we required for what we were shooting. I understand that StudioBinder has increased its featureset the past few years, but Yamdu always felt like the most robust option and more familiar with the film/tv world.
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Return on Investment
ContactOffice
  • Can get documents from anywhere if you forgot your files.
  • Can connect with anyone in your group, chat, share ideas, and requirements in a single instance.
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Yamdu
  • Positive impact, centralized place with some good tools for film productions
  • Negative impact, not that flexible and as expected and strict pricing policy with little flexibility
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ScreenShots

ContactOffice Screenshots

Screenshot of Easily manage your data in your virtual office

Yamdu Screenshots

Screenshot of Crew ManagementScreenshot of Script TaggingScreenshot of Production SchedulingScreenshot of File Management