Crowdbase (discontinued) vs. OpenText Hightail

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Crowdbase (discontinued)
Score 2.0 out of 10
N/A
Crowdbase was collaboration software from the company of the same name in Quebec. The company has ceased operations and the product is no longer available.
$100
per month
OpenText Hightail
Score 8.5 out of 10
N/A
OpenText Hightail is a cloud-based collaboration software for creative content reviews and approvals. With one place for teams to share large, multimedia files, collect precise feedback and approve content, Hightail streamlines the creative process and helps teams keep projects on schedule.
$0
100MB per file upload
Pricing
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Editions & Modules
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Lite
$0
100MB per file upload
Pro
$15
per user, per month
Teams
$30
per user/per month
Business
Custom
per user, per month
Offerings
Pricing Offerings
Crowdbase (discontinued)OpenText Hightail
Free Trial
NoYes
Free/Freemium Version
YesYes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoNo
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
Additional DetailsLite: 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 1-30 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.
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Community Pulse
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Top Pros

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Top Cons

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Features
Crowdbase (discontinued)OpenText Hightail
Communication
Comparison of Communication features of Product A and Product B
Crowdbase (discontinued)
7.0
1 Ratings
OpenText Hightail
8.0
7 Ratings
Chat7.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Notifications7.01 Ratings9.07 Ratings
Discussions7.01 Ratings8.03 Ratings
Integrates with Gmail and Google Hangouts00 Ratings7.01 Ratings
Integrates with Outlook00 Ratings8.02 Ratings
Project Management
Comparison of Project Management features of Product A and Product B
Crowdbase (discontinued)
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Ratings
OpenText Hightail
8.2
5 Ratings
Task Management00 Ratings9.04 Ratings
Scheduling00 Ratings8.03 Ratings
Workflow Automation00 Ratings8.02 Ratings
Mobile Access00 Ratings8.05 Ratings
Search00 Ratings7.03 Ratings
Visual planning tools00 Ratings9.03 Ratings
File Sharing & Management
Comparison of File Sharing & Management features of Product A and Product B
Crowdbase (discontinued)
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Ratings
OpenText Hightail
8.9
8 Ratings
Versioning00 Ratings9.03 Ratings
Video files00 Ratings9.08 Ratings
Audio files00 Ratings9.08 Ratings
Document collaboration00 Ratings10.05 Ratings
Access control00 Ratings10.06 Ratings
Advanced security features00 Ratings8.07 Ratings
Integrates with Google Drive00 Ratings8.02 Ratings
Device sync00 Ratings8.04 Ratings
User Ratings
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Likelihood to Recommend
2.0
(1 ratings)
9.0
(8 ratings)
User Testimonials
Crowdbase (discontinued)OpenText Hightail
Likelihood to Recommend
Discontinued Products
I wouldn't suggest Crowdbasefor smaller companies, even for bigger companies a more integrated solution would be desirable. It may suit companies that want their collaboration separate from project management and CRM, but at least for our organisation it seems to make more sense to have most of our work tools in one place
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OpenText
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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Pros
Discontinued Products
  • Collaboration
  • Interaction with staff
  • Great way to engage staff and support each other
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OpenText
  • Management of content, communication, spaces, and projects in general.
  • Control of processes, tasks and activities between the different members of teams.
  • Collaborative work through different media and channels.
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Cons
Discontinued Products
  • It is very limited
  • Although it has an API it doesn't link to the services we use.
  • It isn't customisable like podio.
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OpenText
  • Some of our recipients are not very tech-savvy and can get confused with how to download a file. There is some room for improvement by making it clearer where the user should click to download the file.
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Alternatives Considered
Discontinued Products
Crowdbase's strength may lie in its ability to do just one main thing well, but for us this was a massive limitation. I know that it is not trying to be Podio and it is therefore unfair to compare the two but there are features that overlap. for us Podio was better suited.
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OpenText
Honestly, once we started using Google Drive more efficiently and saw what improvements OpenText Hightail had made, it was hard to choose. But now that we more consistently use Google Drive, I use it probably 75% more than I use OpenText Hightail for the same tasks. I'm not sure how much longer I'll be a customer at OpenText but it's great to have both options.
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Return on Investment
Discontinued Products
  • Encourages communication
  • Easy to use
  • Before crowdbase we never though of collaborating this way
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OpenText
  • Hightail simply saves time. We no longer struggle with trying to meet the requirements of OutLook. When we have a file that is too large to send via OutLook we just "hightail it".
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