KeyShot vs. PicMonkey

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
KeyShot
Score 8.3 out of 10
N/A
Luxion, headquartered in California, offers KeyShot, a 3D rendering software.
$995
PicMonkey
Score 9.3 out of 10
N/A
PicMonkey, from the company of the same name in Seattle, is an application designed to help users create standout visuals for Insta posts, Facebook covers, YouTube thumbnails, web pages, holiday cards, posters or anything with a visual, offering graphics and templates, unlimited stock photos and features to support illustrative presentations.
$7.99
per month
Pricing
KeyShotPicMonkey
Editions & Modules
KeyShot 10 HD
$995.00
KeyShot 10 Pro
$1,995.00
KeyShot 10 Floating
$2,995.00
KeyShot 10 Enterprise
$3,995.00
Basic
$7.99
per month
Pro
$12.99
per month
Team
$33.99
per month
Offerings
Pricing Offerings
KeyShotPicMonkey
Free Trial
NoNo
Free/Freemium Version
NoNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoNo
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
Additional Details
More Pricing Information
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KeyShotPicMonkey
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Score 9.2 out of 10
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Score 9.2 out of 10
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Adobe PhotoShop
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User Ratings
KeyShotPicMonkey
Likelihood to Recommend
9.0
(3 ratings)
9.9
(5 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
-
(0 ratings)
10.0
(1 ratings)
Usability
-
(0 ratings)
10.0
(1 ratings)
Support Rating
9.0
(1 ratings)
9.8
(5 ratings)
User Testimonials
KeyShotPicMonkey
Likelihood to Recommend
Luxion
KeyShot can do some really amazing things as far as product renderings. You can turn simple 3D models into realistic images in a very short amount of time. I wish there were a way to manipulate the geometry once imported into KeyShot. The software allows this user to move geometry but not change its shape or form.
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PicMonkey
I would definitely recommend PicMonkey! It is diverse for the average person or the business professional. If you need to edit pictures, create graphics, or implement marketing media this is the tool to use! It may not be enough for someone who needs something a bit more advanced like Photoshop, but in my experience it has covered everything I need.
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Pros
Luxion
  • Keyshot has a simple and intuitive interface that makes it easy to use for quick renderings.
  • Through Keyshot's viewport, you can see real-time changes when replacing or adding textures to a 3D model.
  • The new Keyshot 8 comes with volumetric features such as fog that can add depth to your image making process without having to manually do it later in another program.
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PicMonkey
  • Simple & easy to use.
  • Plenty of content - always make something unique.
  • Organized.
  • Inexpensive.
  • Always improving & adding new content.
  • Search bar.
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Cons
Luxion
  • Floating licensing install is troublesome
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PicMonkey
  • Changes to toolkit / use buttons are sometimes difficult to keep up with
  • Separating free items (fonts, images, etc.. ) from those requiring upgrade
  • Explanation of sizing tools / pixels is difficult to understand and apply
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Usability
Luxion
No answers on this topic
PicMonkey
PicMonkey's usability is outstanding! I was able to learn how to edit my photos and create graphics in a short period of time. Between the tutorials and the amazing user interface, I felt like a pro! PicMonkey is very detailed but not so overwhelming that you miss out on great features.
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Support Rating
Luxion
Honestly, I've only needed customer support a couple of times. One time was a question about licensing which their customer service explained very well and offered just the help I was looking for
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PicMonkey
I personally never really need support with PicMonkey. It works great, and I can find what I need. There may have been a few times when I've Googled for an answer related to PicMonkey, but I've not had a question answered.
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Alternatives Considered
Luxion
Keyshot is simpler and more intuitive compared to Octane. That being said, Octane is far less expensive and can take advantage of a GPU making it more versatile.
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PicMonkey
Adobe Photoshop is a better service with many more options, but for basic image manipulation for someone who is a beginner, PicMonkey is superior. There is almost NO learning curve. Canva has much better templates and design options, but not as many photo editing options. I like to use a combination of PicMonkey and Canva for my small-business marketing needs.
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Return on Investment
Luxion
  • Faster approval times from client
  • Impressive website work vs editing photos
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PicMonkey
  • Gain in Facebook followers.
  • Increase in awareness of important city announcements.
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