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Score 9.4 out of 100
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Likelihood to Recommend

Firework

If you need to communicate through multiple apps e.g. Gmail, Slack, Whats App, and you want everything in one place - Firework is definitely your thing. Also perfect for people who have to track the time they spend on certain tasks. Firework would be useless for people who don't care about productivity and getting things done as fast as possible.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

VMware ThinApp

VMware ThinApp is ideal for a business that is still using PCs over Thin Clients because often times when using web-based applications there are some that simply will not run in Internet Explorer 11. ThinApped packages are also much easier to deploy as the packages that I make, all you need to do is simply copy the folder into Program Files.
Michael Timms | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Application Virtualization

Firework
VMware ThinApp
9.6
Application support
Firework
VMware ThinApp
10.0
Device support
Firework
VMware ThinApp
8.0
Ease of deployment
Firework
VMware ThinApp
10.0
Application packaging
Firework
VMware ThinApp
10.0
Security
Firework
VMware ThinApp
10.0

Pros

Firework

  • It's really easy to use; I don't know of any other software that's this easy and convenient
  • UI is very straightforward and simple
  • It speeds up work process, as you no longer need to waste time switching tabs in order to find some crucial information
  • Helps declutter your work PC
  • It usually launches way faster than a browser
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

VMware ThinApp

  • Virtualizes applications for easy deployment
  • Allows you to run two versions of the same software at the same time.
  • Outstanding customer support
Michael Timms | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Firework

  • You have to pay for the most useful features
  • Lack of extensions (there are basic things like ad-block, but if you need something specific you'll have a hard time)
  • It's not clear how and where exactly the passwords are stored
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

VMware ThinApp

  • I have had difficulty Thinapping Office 2013
  • Several applications are trial and error as they fail often, with little to no documentation
  • Price could be cheaper
Michael Timms | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Firework

No answers on this topic

VMware ThinApp

The only application that I have ever used that does exactly what VMware ThinApp does is Cameyo, and VMware is light years ahead of them in terms of usability. VMWare is the industry standard for application virtualization, and they do this by making a powerful product that is remarkably simple to use and top it off with A1 customer support.
Michael Timms | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Firework

  • You're way more productive when all of your tools are easily accessible
  • Health benefits! It prevents your mental state from deteriorating, it saves at least 10-15 minutes per day, and there's no need to be anxious while trying to remember the password from your work email again
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

VMware ThinApp

  • ThinApp is our go to for application virtualization
  • Allows us to run multiple versions of Internet Explorer
  • Cuts down on deployment time.
Michael Timms | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

Firework

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Yes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
Optional
2.99

Firework Editions & Modules

Edition
Firework Pro2.991
  1. per user
Additional Pricing Details

VMware ThinApp

General

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

VMware ThinApp Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Firework
9.5
VMware ThinApp
10.0

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