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Score 8.4 out of 100
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Score 8.4 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

Frame.io

By far Frame is the best video review service out there mainly due to how easy it is to introduce to new users, including on the client side. There is not much instruction required in order to share and edit with a client and ask them to start providing feedback - the system is designed to invite users to give notes and that alone is worth the money.
Joel McAfee | TrustRadius Reviewer

Stackby

This is great for running challenges as you can hold and manipulate the data however needed. I use it as an advertising CRM very effectively. Displaying info where a calendar is involved is very useful as it means I can see the dates in date format rather than text. The scenario where it's less suited is where you need two sheets or ways of displaying a sheet next to each other (as far as I've found) - Such as the way Grist displays widgets.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Project Management

Frame.io
8.5
Stackby
7.5
Task Management
Frame.io
8.4
Stackby
7.3
Mobile Access
Frame.io
7.9
Stackby
7.3
Search
Frame.io
9.1
Stackby
7.9
Visual planning tools
Frame.io
8.7
Stackby
Scheduling
Frame.io
Stackby
7.0
Workflow Automation
Frame.io
Stackby
8.3

Communication

Frame.io
9.6
Stackby
8.5
Chat
Frame.io
9.4
Stackby
Notifications
Frame.io
9.8
Stackby
8.5
Discussions
Frame.io
9.3
Stackby
Internal knowledgebase
Frame.io
10.0
Stackby

File Sharing & Management

Frame.io
9.5
Stackby
8.5
Versioning
Frame.io
9.7
Stackby
Video files
Frame.io
9.8
Stackby
7.5
Audio files
Frame.io
9.7
Stackby
8.8
Document collaboration
Frame.io
10.0
Stackby
8.7
Access control
Frame.io
9.2
Stackby
8.7
Advanced security features
Frame.io
9.2
Stackby
Integrates with Google Drive
Frame.io
9.0
Stackby
Device sync
Frame.io
9.4
Stackby

Pros

Frame.io

  • Frame.io provides an intuitive interface for clients to leave detailed feedback on videos they've hired us to produce. Users can leave public or private comments and start and stop on whichever video frames they choose. Users can draw on a frame using a non-destructive marker to make specific feedback (e.g. I don't like that this window is overexposed and is distracting me from looking at the interview). This allows for making nuanced critiques that are otherwise difficult to convey without using screengrabs or long email threads.
  • Frame.io is easy to learn. If a user is new to the application, the software determines this and a short tutorial video pops up and teaches the new user how to interact with the application. It does this without taking the user to a new page and risk confusing a client. The software is simple to use and I never have issues with uninformed or flustered clients because of it.
  • Frame.io makes sharing simple. Producers can send review links within the application or copy and paste the link into an email, whichever their preference. Users can also create live presentations to walk clients through a video as well. I've not used this feature extensively, so I'm unsure of how well it works, but the option is available.
  • Frame.io interacts with video editing software (i.e. After Effects, Premiere Pro) using a plug-in. Before applications like Frame.io, we had to reference emails with timecodes and then decipher what the client is asking to have changed. It was cryptic, and feels archaic in hindsight. Now, the integration between the application and our software is seamless. I can revisit feedback by clicking on a comment in the review window, and it takes me to the exact point of criticism in the timeline. It's so easy to use and saves so much time.
Chris Hecox | TrustRadius Reviewer

Stackby

  • Customisable data structuring
  • Ability to view data in different views (grid, calendar etc.) on desktop.
  • Ability to fetch data via API's i.e. YouTube
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Frame.io

  • Frame.io's permissions aren't great. Each individual project has its own permissions and there is no way to set a general admin permissions to team members thus allowing them to be added to every project.
  • Frame.io sometimes has issues for our clients where they cannot add edits or where their film does not load.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Stackby

  • How a stack is displayed after embedding into another page using their provided script. Currently, it shows the rows in a completely different layout.
  • Currently, no support for custom domains.
  • Cannot customize cell colors. Currently, can only change colors for predefined texts within a cell.
  • Lack of integration with Google ads or YouTube ads. Currently, only integration with Facebook ads exists (although I believe more will be added later).
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Frame.io

Frame.io 10.0
Based on 1 answer
I've used other video review systems, Frame was the only one I didn't question how they allowed you to review - I just started reviewing. It's that simple. It's easy to set up projects, invite collaborators, and then provide a final cut for download. It's naturally built for the kind of work that TV/Film & video production companies do.
Joel McAfee | TrustRadius Reviewer

Stackby

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Support Rating

Frame.io

Frame.io 8.9
Based on 2 answers
I've only reached out to Frame.io a few times but they responded quickly and offered achievable solutions. The fact that I haven't had to reach out to them more is proof that the platform is easy to use, reliable, and can run on its own. The only issues we have had were related to uploading issues on our end.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Stackby

Stackby 10.0
Based on 1 answer
Extremely responsive, helpful, and friendly support (unlike many other SAAS teams out there).
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Frame.io

Frame.io is better when being compared to the Google Drive as a platform just because of the usability. Frame.io has a more simple design format, that makes organizing projects and file structures much more readily available when doing a quick search. The ability to review and comment on the different projects is also better in Frame.io as it shows who said what and at what timecode they are referring to.
Alyssa Schmidt | TrustRadius Reviewer

Stackby

Airtable - better all round than Stackby but way more expensive (actually not all round - Stackby you can actually backup unlike Airtable)Infinity - bought this and wished we hadn't. Its data structures and terminology are super-confusing and it's really hard to set upNotion - not strong enough as a database but very lovely to look at!
Tim Ponting | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Frame.io

  • Frame.io has allowed the team to collaborate on our own schedules
  • Frame.io has allowed the team to collaborate remotely
  • Frame.io has allowed us to share content with clients for feedback before publishing
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Stackby

  • Stackby has allowed us to organize internal information.
  • We are able to utilize Stackby in our workflow.
  • Helps us build templates for scaling our business.
James E. Heyward | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

Frame.io

General

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

Frame.io Editions & Modules

Edition
FreeFree1
Pro$152
Team$252
EnterpriseContact sales team
  1. For up to 2 users
  2. per user/per month
  3. none
Additional Pricing Details

Stackby

General

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

Stackby Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Frame.io
9.2
Stackby
8.4

Usability

Frame.io
10.0
Stackby

Support Rating

Frame.io
8.9
Stackby
10.0

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