What users are saying about
10 Ratings
<a href='https://www.trustradius.com/static/about-trustradius-scoring#question3' target='_blank' rel='nofollow noopener'>Customer Verified: Read more.</a>
Top Rated
5206 Ratings
10 Ratings
<a href='https://www.trustradius.com/static/about-trustradius-scoring' target='_blank' rel='nofollow noopener'>trScore algorithm: Learn more.</a>
Score 7.7 out of 100

Google Drive

<a href='https://www.trustradius.com/static/about-trustradius-scoring#question3' target='_blank' rel='nofollow noopener'>Customer Verified: Read more.</a>
Top Rated
5206 Ratings
<a href='https://www.trustradius.com/static/about-trustradius-scoring' target='_blank' rel='nofollow noopener'>trScore algorithm: Learn more.</a>
Score 8.8 out of 100

Feature Set Ratings

    File Sharing & Management

    Creately

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    8.6

    Google Drive

    86%
    Google Drive ranks higher in 7/7 features

    Versioning

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.5
    85%
    170 Ratings

    Video files

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.4
    84%
    160 Ratings

    Audio files

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.7
    87%
    155 Ratings

    Document collaboration

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    9.3
    93%
    188 Ratings

    Access control

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.7
    87%
    185 Ratings

    File search

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.4
    84%
    189 Ratings

    Device sync

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.5
    85%
    176 Ratings

    Cloud Storage Security & Administration

    Creately

    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%
    173 Ratings

    File organization

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.6
    86%
    183 Ratings

    Device management

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.7
    87%
    101 Ratings

    Cloud Storage Platform

    Creately

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    8.8

    Google Drive

    88%
    Google Drive ranks higher in 3/3 features

    Performance

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.8
    88%
    182 Ratings

    Reliability

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    9.0
    90%
    184 Ratings

    Storage Reports

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.5
    85%
    89 Ratings

    Attribute Ratings

    • Google Drive is rated higher in 2 areas: Likelihood to Recommend, Support Rating

    Likelihood to Recommend

    8.4

    Creately

    84%
    2 Ratings
    8.9

    Google Drive

    89%
    191 Ratings

    Likelihood to Renew

    Creately

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    9.9

    Google Drive

    99%
    5 Ratings

    Usability

    Creately

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.2

    Google Drive

    72%
    38 Ratings

    Performance

    Creately

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    9.4

    Google Drive

    94%
    14 Ratings

    Support Rating

    5.6

    Creately

    56%
    4 Ratings
    7.3

    Google Drive

    73%
    83 Ratings

    In-Person Training

    Creately

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    9.0

    Google Drive

    90%
    1 Rating

    Implementation Rating

    Creately

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.0

    Google Drive

    80%
    9 Ratings

    Likelihood to Recommend

    Creately

    Very good online option for flowcharts and other purposes; can be quite cost-effective, too, depending on how you use it.
    Mike Eisenberg | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Google Drive

    Google Drive is a fantastic tool for storing personal content and communicating public data. It might be useful in a situation when a person has to keep track of his or her identifying credentials. In any case, if space is an issue, a person may want to store a big number of huge video files on a fast storage hardware device rather than using Google Drive.
    Dewan Ahmed | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Pros

    Creately

    • Creately provides the same experience that other similar tools (i.e. Visio) provides, but presents it in a much more colorful, unique manner. The colors are vibrant, and my clients have always been impressed with the quality and feel.
    • Creately provides a lot of creative control over how your images look. I can play with the opacity and color scheme, or use what they already provide.
    • Creately also allows me to create wireframes for clients to review, whether desktop or mobile. I can create simple, easy to understand frames and concepts in minutes - they're super professional looking and ready to share.
    • I like the pricing model. Right now I can pay month-to-month, or pay a one-time fee for a year. It's also less expensive than Visio, which is very nice.
    Richard Crane | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Google Drive

    • 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
    Humayun Farooqi | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Cons

    Creately

    • The transition Creately made this year to their new non-Flash platform seems to almost function like a beta release in some instances.
    • Customer support sometimes takes a while to return and the responses are not always the best or most helpful. Follow up isn't great, either.
    Mike Eisenberg | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Google Drive

    • 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.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Pricing Details

    Creately

    General

    Free Trial
    Yes
    Free/Freemium Version
    Yes
    Premium Consulting/Integration Services
    Entry-level set up fee?
    Optional
    6.95

    Starting Price

    $40 per month

    Creately Editions & Modules

    On-premise Edition
    Creately Desktop$751
    Creately Server6.951
    1. per user
    SaaS Edition
    Creately Online Personal6.951
    Creately Team 5$401
    Creately Team 10$801
    Creately Team 25$2001
    1. per month
    Additional Pricing Details
    We offer deeply discounted prices for non profits, educational institutes and charities.

    Google Drive

    General

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

    Starting Price

    $0 per month

    Google Drive Editions & Modules

    Edition
    Basic$6.001
    Business$12.001
    EnterpriseContact Vendor for Quote1
    1. per month
    Additional Pricing Details
    Discounts are available for students, educators, and non profit organizations.

    Likelihood to Renew

    Creately

    No score
    No answers yet
    No answers on this topic

    Google Drive

    Google Drive 9.9
    Based on 5 answers
    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.
    Sumant Luhar | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Usability

    Creately

    No score
    No answers yet
    No answers on this topic

    Google Drive

    Google Drive 7.2
    Based on 38 answers
    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.
    Mandy Cramer | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Performance

    Creately

    No score
    No answers yet
    No answers on this topic

    Google Drive

    Google Drive 9.4
    Based on 14 answers
    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.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Support Rating

    Creately

    Creately 5.6
    Based on 4 answers
    I haven't used Creately's support. I don't know what to rate this to be honest. If there was an "N/A," I'd use that. I like products where I don't have to do a lot of research or studying to learn how to use the software. Creately allows me to jump in and go.
    Richard Crane | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Google Drive

    Google Drive 7.3
    Based on 83 answers
    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.
    Kaya Gabriella | TrustRadius Reviewer

    In-Person Training

    Creately

    No score
    No answers yet
    No answers on this topic

    Google Drive

    Google Drive 9.0
    Based on 1 answer
    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.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Implementation Rating

    Creately

    No score
    No answers yet
    No answers on this topic

    Google Drive

    Google Drive 8.0
    Based on 9 answers
    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
    Elizabeth Sullivan-Hasson | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Alternatives Considered

    Creately

    In terms of pricing and functionality, Creately was the clear winner at the time, although the jury is still out on Creately's new version in terms of how simple it may be to use.
    Mike Eisenberg | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Google Drive

    Google Drive's major competitor is Microsoft OneDrive. Though there are a few differences, the services are essentially identical in terms of functionality. While Microsoft's free users have access to more powerful productivity apps and sharing opportunities, Google offers more initial free storage. As a result, Google is the most cost-effective option.
    Ore Kamin | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Return on Investment

    Creately

    • Creately is less expensive and dare I say more professional looking than Visio. It looks great at a fraction of the price.
    • Creately allows me to share ideas and processes with my clients. It shows that I understand their business processes, and increases their trust in my abilities to work with them.
    Richard Crane | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Google Drive

    • 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!
    Nicolas Van Levi Buenviaje | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Screenshots

    Add comparison