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Score 9.4 out of 100
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Score 9.7 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

Opal

I honestly cannot recommend this tool enough. Opal is such a valuable tool for brand content creators and there is nothing like it available. If you're serious about content marketing and have a need to find ways to collaborate, plan and provide more visibility among teams, then Opal really is the only way to go. One more thing that's not being mentioned: The tool is simply amazing but it's only as amazing is the team behind the tool. Their customer support and willingness to quickly be in touch when needed is a key feature within itself. Seriously, such a good team of people.
Kenji Onozawa | TrustRadius Reviewer

Screenhero (Discontinued)

  • Pair development
  • Knowledge Shares
  • Bug-reporting and explanation
  • Audio/voice integration WITH video share
  • Makes gaming very fun
  • Copy/Paste works flawlessly from my computer to another screenhero users computer.
  • Screenhero works with screen-recording software, so not only can I pair-develop, I can take video of a pair development session.
  • I can't think of any reason why Screenhero wouldn't be suited for any situation. I would say that they need to bring back the option for a native app capability outside of the slack app like they did during the Slack merge transition.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Project Management

Opal
7.9
Screenhero (Discontinued)
8.0
Task Management
Opal
9.1
Screenhero (Discontinued)
Gantt Charts
Opal
9.1
Screenhero (Discontinued)
Scheduling
Opal
9.1
Screenhero (Discontinued)
Workflow Automation
Opal
9.1
Screenhero (Discontinued)
Mobile Access
Opal
1.0
Screenhero (Discontinued)
8.0
Search
Opal
9.1
Screenhero (Discontinued)
Visual planning tools
Opal
9.1
Screenhero (Discontinued)
8.0

Communication

Opal
6.1
Screenhero (Discontinued)
7.4
Chat
Opal
4.5
Screenhero (Discontinued)
9.7
Notifications
Opal
9.1
Screenhero (Discontinued)
2.9
Discussions
Opal
4.5
Screenhero (Discontinued)
9.7

File Sharing & Management

Opal
9.1
Screenhero (Discontinued)
9.7
Versioning
Opal
9.1
Screenhero (Discontinued)
Video files
Opal
9.1
Screenhero (Discontinued)
9.0
Audio files
Opal
9.1
Screenhero (Discontinued)
Document collaboration
Opal
9.1
Screenhero (Discontinued)
10.0
Access control
Opal
9.1
Screenhero (Discontinued)
10.0

Pros

Opal

  • Content planning: you can look at one asset and see how it is being used across multiple channels by multiple teams.
  • Content collaboration: it is really easy to see what other people and teams are contributing to an asset, or how they are using it. We can also duplicate content that was created by another team to use as a starting point in our own content collaboration.
  • High level/big picture overview: Opal allows us to see content that is being created, planned and scheduled very easily; it goes beyond social content (which we can also see in Sprinklr) to show us content created across multiple channels.
Kelly Rigotti | TrustRadius Reviewer

Screenhero (Discontinued)

  • EASY! A simply to use and understand UI cannot be understated. I needed no additional training and did not need to reference and support documentation to pick up and use Screenhero with my team. It's easy to add new folks to connect with, easy to call them, easy to end the call, and so forth. I would liken the UI to a more sleek Yahoo Instant Messenger (for those who remember that service!).
  • Painless. I rarely ever had connectivity issues or grainy audio/video quality. When I did occasionally encounter that (rough guess maybe 1 in 20), it usually cleared itself up after a few seconds. I think it's only ever "locked up" on me twice, meaning I had to disconnect and reconnect in order for the issue to be resolved. Overall, a painless experience.
Harrison Bond | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Opal

  • No publishing capabilities, for the most part.
  • No analytics tie-ins.
  • Rather pricey.
  • Requires someone to really manage the structure in order to keep the tool organized and use it effectively. When this is done right, though, it's worthwhile.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Screenhero (Discontinued)

  • I'm not sure how to sign up right now. I guess until it's integrated into Slack as a full-blown feature it'll stay like that.
  • Most probably it'll be monetized as an extra feature.
  • This is true for most of the remote management solutions: security concerns. Slack had some break-ins in the past, giving remote control to your computer can be dangerous.
  • Another issue which is problematic for similar product too: watch out if there's an extra remote server is involved. Say you and your client you want to guide with Screenhero both log in to a remote server through RDP. Both the RDP and Screenhero capture hotkeys, and depenfing on if your other peer logs into screenhero on the server itself or his machine, things like copy-paste won't work because the RDP is interfering with the remote management software.
Csaba Toth | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Opal

You get for what you paid for. Opal has more features
Teena Thach | TrustRadius Reviewer

Screenhero (Discontinued)

Screenhero being acquired by Slack was honestly the primary reason we selected it over TeamViewer. Our organization is heavily invested in Slack's enterprise solution, so choosing Screenhero was a pretty easy decision. On top of that, Screenhero delivers very well on its core competencies, so there doesn't seem to be a very good reason to not use it given its relationship with Slack.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Opal

  • Opal allows for more discipline in marketing as teams are better aligned on messaging and big moments.
  • Opal cuts down on communication breakdowns and mistakes, which in the end leads to more happy customers.
  • I think Opal provides the team with more confidence as everyone is on the same page. With everything in one place rather than communications being lost in emails, etc., everyone is more efficient and can work knowing that there is one source of truth.
Kenji Onozawa | TrustRadius Reviewer

Screenhero (Discontinued)

  • Easier way to have conversations! It's quick and simple.
  • Skip the toneless slack conversation and hash it out over ScreenHero!
  • Screen sharing has been very beneficial.
Taylor Hansen | TrustRadius Reviewer

Screenshots

Screenhero (Discontinued)

Pricing Details

Opal

General

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

Screenhero (Discontinued)

General

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

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Opal
9.3
Screenhero (Discontinued)
9.4

Likelihood to Renew

Opal
10.0
Screenhero (Discontinued)

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