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Score 6.8 out of 100
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Score 7.3 out of 100

Attribute Ratings

  • Corel Painter is rated higher in 1 area: Likelihood to Recommend
  • Venngage is rated higher in 1 area: Support Rating

Likelihood to Recommend

7.0

Painter

70%
2 Ratings
6.1

Venngage

61%
5 Ratings

Likelihood to Renew

Painter

N/A
0 Ratings
10.0

Venngage

100%
1 Rating

Usability

1.0

Painter

10%
1 Rating

Venngage

N/A
0 Ratings

Support Rating

3.0

Painter

30%
1 Rating
10.0

Venngage

100%
2 Ratings

Likelihood to Recommend

Painter

Corel Painter does have a lot of great brushes, and they do emulate real art supplies very well. Especially the thick paint is well done.But unfortunately there are so many functional and UX bugs that overall it is just horrible to work with. When contacting customer support about it, they really seem clueless about the seriousness of the situation, and clueless about what proper UX is in general. They have tried to make it work a bit like Photoshop, which is a good move but then some things are absolutely not intuitive at all and they are definitely missing the mark horribly with so many issues. I would highly recommend using Photoshop instead, though you'll have to download them separately; it also offers a lot of great brushes nowadays and works much much smoother without all those aggravating bugs of Painter. The price of Corel Painter is just not at all worth all these horrible bugs.
Iris Shields | TrustRadius Reviewer

Venngage

If you are a small business or even a small team within a larger firm, Venngage is extremely useful. Larger enterprises, with in-house designers or multiple design stakeholders, may not find the offering appropriate as it's THAT easy to use that it could lead to folks going outside the lines of official, corporate-mandated brand guidelines. That said, for small businesses, this is absolutely the best tool I have come across (after trying many from Adobe Spark to Canva and others), and for the monthly price of $49, you cannot beat the amount of original graphics and materials you are able to produce, without having any prior "design" experience to boot
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

Painter

  • Watercolor Compatible
  • Multiple variety of Brushes and shapes
  • Captured Dab Library
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Venngage

  • Venngage comes with a good suite of templates for starting projects from. For anyone working with infographics, getting started is usually 3/4 of the battle and having a good set of templates to choose from is a nice feature to save you time searching the internet.
  • Venngage makes it easy to change colors on most of their shapes, lines, backgrounds, etc.. ie., it is simple to customize in Venngage, which is incredibly important if you have a large team of users and not a great deal of time to train them in working with these types of tools.
  • Venngage's auto-save feature is not only one of it's best assets, but it has saved our team many times! Not all competitors have this feature and when you're working with precision as intricate as you typically are with an Infographic, auto-save is imperative!
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Painter

  • Way too many functional bugs, makes it hard to work with
  • Bad UX and usability, too much unintuitive behavior, makes it particularly hard to work with
  • Overall looks and behaves as if it was coded in the '90s, it really needs a complete UX overhaul
  • Did I mention the many bugs yet? Yeah? I'll mention it again because it's bad
Iris Shields | TrustRadius Reviewer

Venngage

  • Downloads to Powerpoint.
Lori Houser | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Painter

General

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

Starting Price

Painter Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

Venngage

General

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

Starting Price

$0

Venngage Editions & Modules

Edition
FreeFree
Premium$192
Business$492
EnterpriseCustom Pricing
  1. none
  2. per user/per month
  3. none
Additional Pricing Details

Likelihood to Renew

Painter

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Venngage

Venngage 10.0
Based on 1 answer
I use Venngage for a new project 1-2 times per week... I could not see using another program at this point.
Lori Houser | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Painter

Painter 1.0
Based on 1 answer
If it wasn't quite clear yet, I'll state it again: the usability of Corel Painter is, simply put, horrid. And I am not talking about rendering, lagging, etc., it is not even all that bad there. I am talking about the weird issues like being unable to move a brush into a custom brush palette when you work on a second screen, like being unable to move the software onto the second screen in the first place unless you separate all the palettes and the windows (and if nobody tells you upfront there is no way of knowing because the manual doesn't state this at all), and then having to drag all your separate windows and palettes over one by one every time your computer wakes up again, and they won't really want to move to the other screen but only through a tiny corner of your screen, and the fact that you have to scroll through lists and lists of fonts but can't search and when you apply this font, add another piece of text the font jumps back to the default font of all the text already applied even when you haven't selected any of the text. Just to name a very small few.
Iris Shields | TrustRadius Reviewer

Venngage

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Support Rating

Painter

Painter 3.0
Based on 1 answer
It was really hard to get them to understand what I was having problems with. It was hard to get the message through that Painter has an unacceptable amount of functional and UX bugs. When I finally talked to someone who was easier to communicate with, he was very stoic about the situation, like they didn't really care about the awful amount of bugs.
Iris Shields | TrustRadius Reviewer

Venngage

Venngage 10.0
Based on 2 answers
I think that the attention that I get as a small business owner from Venngage is excellent. They quickly respond to questions and provide information that helps to resolve the issue that I am having.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Painter

Corel Painter has support to multiple OS and across all the devices. Coloring and multi layer imaging works very well. The new enhanced brush settings and the redesigned brush libraries.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Venngage

I prefer Canva. It has a greater number of free options, more flexible pricing, and a great printing package.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Painter

  • Customer support could be improved in my opinion.
  • Multiple bugs while working with layered designing.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Venngage

  • It was frustrating to be required to purchase a full month, not be able to download into PowerPoint and edit, and not be given a refund.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

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