Maglr vs. Vyond

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Maglr
Score 9.0 out of 10
Mid-Size Companies (51-1,000 employees)
Maglr is a cloud-based content creation platform that helps brands and organisations to create and publish visual interactive stories, without having to write a single line of code. Used for corporate communication (e.g. annual reports, digital magazines), content marketing (e.g. infographics, campaign pages) and sales enablement (e.g. brochures & presentations). Maglr has developed two content editors: a user friendly drag-and-drop
$220
Block editor incl. template library
Vyond
Score 8.7 out of 10
N/A
Vyond (formerly GoAnimate) is a cloud-based platform for producing custom animated videos. It is used by educators as well as in business contexts by advertisers and content marketers, and for demos and presentations. Vyond has a drag and drop interface and includes libraries with thousands of characters, backgrounds, props, music tracks and sound effects. Users can also import their own audio, image, video or flash files using the import tool.
$49
per month
Pricing
MaglrVyond
Editions & Modules
Maglr Business
$220.00
Block editor incl. template library
Maglr Pro
$380.00
Block & Pro editor incl. templates + extra features
Maglr Enterprise
$1000.00
Pro + add-on modules i.e. Presenter & Proposal
Essential
$49.00
per month
Premium
$89.00
per month
Professional
$179.00
per month
Offerings
Pricing Offerings
MaglrVyond
Free Trial
YesYes
Free/Freemium Version
NoNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
YesNo
Entry-level Setup Fee$220 including one userNo setup fee
Additional DetailsWith Maglr you pay monthly or opt for an annual license and get an extra month for free. No complicated contracts, a monthly license can be canceled any time. A 14-day free trial is available.
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Community Pulse
MaglrVyond
Top Pros
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Features
MaglrVyond
Content Creation
Comparison of Content Creation features of Product A and Product B
Maglr
9.0
1 Ratings
11% above category average
Vyond
-
Ratings
Ideation9.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Content Publishing
Comparison of Content Publishing features of Product A and Product B
Maglr
9.0
1 Ratings
11% above category average
Vyond
-
Ratings
Content hub9.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Forms / Gated content9.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Embedded CTAs9.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Content Reporting & Analytics
Comparison of Content Reporting & Analytics features of Product A and Product B
Maglr
8.0
1 Ratings
2% above category average
Vyond
-
Ratings
Content performance analytics8.01 Ratings00 Ratings
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Score 8.7 out of 10
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Score 8.7 out of 10
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Score 8.7 out of 10
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User Ratings
MaglrVyond
Likelihood to Recommend
9.0
(1 ratings)
8.1
(20 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
-
(0 ratings)
10.0
(1 ratings)
Usability
-
(0 ratings)
9.2
(2 ratings)
Performance
-
(0 ratings)
8.4
(2 ratings)
Support Rating
-
(0 ratings)
9.0
(3 ratings)
Ease of integration
-
(0 ratings)
7.6
(2 ratings)
User Testimonials
MaglrVyond
Likelihood to Recommend
Maglr
Maglr is suited for: 1. Thought Leadership - Blog Posts ∙Point of View Papers. ∙White Papers. ∙Articles for the
Media. ∙Interviews with
Business Leaders. ∙Diversity and
Inclusion Stories. 2. Documentation Services - Product Documentation
and Release Notes ∙User Guides ∙Configuration and
Installation Guide


Quick Start Guides. 3. Event-Based Collateral ∙Speeches - Emcee Scripts ∙Interview/Moderator
Q&A. ∙Standees ∙Posters/Banners ∙Danglers ∙Flyers/Giveaways ∙Logos


Creative Themes 4. Interactive Assets - Videos (Motion
Graphics) ∙Interactive Web Pages ∙Podcasts ∙GIFs ∙Webcasts and Webinars 5. Short Content - Social Media Posts ∙Creatives: Images, GIFs, Short Videos ∙Company Profiles or Leaders’ Bios
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Vyond (formerly GoAnimate)
As long as money isn't a major issue (this application is pretty expensive!), it's the best solution I've used so far for creating short explainer videos. It's pretty robust/full-featured and relatively easy to learn to use. Vyond is constantly adding assets and features, too. It would not really appropriate for making full-fledged e-learning, as there's no way to add any interactivity to it, and it's not something I'd used to create long, complex presentations.
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Pros
Maglr
  • Creation of Content Strategy.
  • Creating Editorial Calendar.
  • Creating Content Structure.
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Vyond (formerly GoAnimate)
  • In the newest version, the timeline allows you to control each asset individually in a way that mimics video auditing software like Adobe Premiere Pro or Camtasia
  • I love the way you can replace an object and the new object will automatically take on the formatting of the object it is replacing including, location, size, expression, duration on the timeline, etc.
  • I really enjoy the spotlights on other user's videos. Even when I don't have time to read the full article, watch the full video, or attend the webinars, this is usually enough to give me new ideas to try out when making my own videos
  • I appreciate the ample notice when things are changing. For example, the platform will be updated at the end of the year, but I have had access to the new format since June(ish) so I've had time to play around with it and get used to it. By the time the legacy format is retired I won't have any problems adjusting to the new format or functionality.
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Cons
Maglr
  • Creation of Marketing collateral.
  • Sales ennoblement pitches.
  • Pricing flexibility.
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Vyond (formerly GoAnimate)
  • The fact that it's on a cloud server means that sometimes the software can get clunky/slow.
  • There may be extra work involved if you have multiple characters talking in one audio file and you want them to sync their mouths with their appropriate lines.
  • Characters having multiple actions/expressions means multiple scenes, which can be very cumbersome to manage.
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Likelihood to Renew
Maglr
No answers on this topic
Vyond (formerly GoAnimate)
I was recently at a conference where I learned that many of my peers also use Vyond, solidifying my opinion that it is the right tool for out needs. Further more, one of our content vendors also uses it, ensuring that I will continue to use it as I believe this will facilitate our collaborations in the future
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Usability
Maglr
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Vyond (formerly GoAnimate)
This program is great when you have no video experience! There's only a little of a learning curve to the program. In general, the user interface is great and easier than using a program like Adobe premier. It's a great resource to use as a marketer.
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Performance
Maglr
No answers on this topic
Vyond (formerly GoAnimate)
Vyond is just an animated video creation tool. You have to use your video content and track its performance through other means. Because it is an online tool it doesn't hog your resources or slow down any other tools that I use. It is a stand-alone product and it doesn't need to integrate with any of our other tools. It does what it does and that is all we need.
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Support Rating
Maglr
No answers on this topic
Vyond (formerly GoAnimate)
I haven’t had any issues that required me to contact their support team. However, I believe support in any product starts before you have to call for help. Vyond provides an option for priority queue when you have their professional option. This is great for folks who need things done faster, especially when businesses can’t afford any downtime. Their Live chat feature is also reassuring, because I don’t always want to spend time on the phone or on hold if their call volume is high and I need to solve an issue.
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Alternatives Considered
Maglr
Maglr helped us by creating the content hub. 1. Getting dedicated content
idealization, creation, and distribution engine that not only executes content
strategies but also creates them and amplifies your brand voice. Powered by a
team of content marketing experts, this is a one-stop for all your content
needs. 2. Greater reach and stronger digital footprint with improved
brand awareness.
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Vyond (formerly GoAnimate)
Vyond is the best tool our company has used for creating animated explainer videos and social content. We have tried many other software solutions but Vyond offers the most options for animating characters, text, and scenes. Despite the lack of options for overall styles, it offers a consistent and professional video every time. Plus, Vyond it's constantly adding new templates to their already expanding library
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Return on Investment
Maglr
  • Optimizing social media channels.
  • Deploying content marketing workflows.
  • Identifying the right distribution channels and platforms.
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Vyond (formerly GoAnimate)
  • Customers have been able to self-train on our instruments using their videos as opposed to having a scientific trainer go in.
  • We have been able to use videos in certifications that we sell and offer our customers.
  • Since the videos can be made fairly quickly, it saves instructional design time and effort.
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ScreenShots

Maglr Screenshots

Screenshot of Maglr Block editorScreenshot of Publications on every deviceScreenshot of Offline desktop app for presentationsScreenshot of Maglr drag-and-drop Block editorScreenshot of Maglr Pro editorScreenshot of Maglr dashboard and Google Analytics integration