Acuity Scheduling - Top 13 Alternatives

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / updated: Dec 15, 2021

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Acuity Scheduling competes with other appointment scheduling systems like Doodle, Engageware, and Calendly. We will compare these appointment scheduling systems below:
  • Functionality: Acuity Scheduling offers features like Control of availability 24/7, Schedule Management, Client Information Management, Reminder & follow-up emails, etc. Compared to its alternatives, Doddle offers a Booking page, schedule Management (available in Acuity Scheduling), Bookable Calendar, etc. Engageware offers Queue Management and Reporting & Analytics. Calendly offers Workflow Management and On-demand Scheduling.
  • Customers/Industries: Acuity Scheduling targets businesses in industries like Health, Consultancy, etc. Some organizations using Acuity Scheduling are Peace & Healing For Women, Llama-ste Yoga Studio, Gavins Global Goodies, etc. Compared to its alternatives, Doodle targets teams in Recruiting & Staffing, Board meetings, Sales & Marketing, Education, Non-profit, Consultants & Freelancers, and Enterprise scheduling. Engageware targets Retail Banks, Credit Unions, Services, Consumer Retail, & Tech, Education, Health & Wellness, etc. Customers who use Engageware are Logix Federal Credit Union, South Carolina Federal Credit Union, Bank of Oak Ridge, etc. Calendly targets Individuals, teams, Sales Recruiting, Education, etc.
  • Cost: Acuity Scheduling license pricing starts at $14 per month on annual billing and $15 on monthly billing. Calendly starts at $8 per seat per month billed annually and $10 per seat per month on monthly billing. The license cost information for Engageware is unavailable on its official website. Doddle license pricing starts at $6.95 per month billed annually. According to ITQlick expert cost research, Acuity Scheduling is cost-rated at 1/5, which means it is a low-cost appointment scheduling software. The rating system considers this software rated 1-2 as low-cost and 4-5 as high cost.
  • Cloud-based/On-premise: Acuity Scheduling and all its alternatives are cloud-based.
  • Popularity: Doodle is privately held and used by 30,000+ companies worldwide. Engageware is also privately held and used by more than 500 organizations. Calendly is privately held and has simplified scheduling for more than 10,000,000 users worldwide.
  • Scalability: Engageware has solutions to meet the demands from small business owners to enterprise organizations. Doodle can accommodate individuals, small and large teams, and Enterprise organizations.
  • Support: Acuity Scheduling and all its alternatives share similar support channels like Email/help desk, FAQs/forums, a knowledge base, and Chat. Engageware offers phone support which is lacking in all the alternatives.

2021's Top Acuity Scheduling Alternatives

Here are the top 4 alternatives to Acuity Scheduling that are worth checking out: QLess for SMBs, SuperSaaS for large size business, Yocale for growing companies, and BookSteam for startups and SMBs.

ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
Score ITQlick Score is a 1 to 100 score, based on pricing, and functionality Vs. alternative solutions
Pricing pricing Score is a 1 to 10 score, based on the TCO (cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
Functionality
Review
Compare
Acuity
ITQlick rating
4.8/5
Score
93/100
Pricing
2/10
License pricing
$14 per month
Functionality
11
Review
Best for SMBs
QLess
ITQlick rating
4.2/5
Score
89/100
Pricing
5.4/10
License pricing
$60 per user/month
Functionality
3
Review
Best for Enterprise
SuperSaaS
ITQlick rating
4.6/5
Score
88/100
Pricing
2/10
License pricing
$8 per month
Functionality
6
Growing
Yocale
ITQlick rating
4.5/5
Score
83/100
Pricing
2/10
License pricing
$25 per month
Functionality
5
Review
Free version
BookSteam
ITQlick rating
4.7/5
Score
79/100
Pricing
2/10
License pricing
$19.95 per user/month
Functionality
26

1. QLess - Best for SMBs

QLess is an alternative Appointment Scheduling software, QLess used on the cloud, Acuity Scheduling can be used on-premises and on the cloud. QLess, with a pricing score of 5.4 is considered more expensive to implement than Acuity Scheduling with a score of 2.

QLess is rated 4.2 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (QLess offers 3 main features). compare head to head: QLess Vs Acuity Scheduling

2. SuperSaaS - Best for Large Business

SuperSaaS is an alternative Appointment Scheduling software, SuperSaaS installed on-premises or used cloud based, Acuity Scheduling can be used on-premises and on the cloud. SuperSaaS is considered same cost to implement ($8 per month) as Acuity Scheduling, both with a pricing score of 2.

SuperSaaS is rated 4.6 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (SuperSaaS offers 6 main features). compare head to head: SuperSaaS Vs Acuity Scheduling

3. Yocale - Best for Growing Companies

Yocale is an alternative Appointment Scheduling software, Yocale used on the cloud, Acuity Scheduling can be used on-premises and on the cloud. Yocale is considered same cost to implement ($25 per month) as Acuity Scheduling, both with a pricing score of 2.

Yocale is rated 4.5 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (Yocale offers 5 main features). compare head to head: Yocale Vs Acuity Scheduling

4. BookSteam - Best for NO Budget or Start up Companies

BookSteam is an alternative Appointment Scheduling software, BookSteam installed on-premises or used cloud based, Acuity Scheduling can be used on-premises and on the cloud. BookSteam is considered same cost to implement ($19.95 per user/month) as Acuity Scheduling, both with a pricing score of 2.

BookSteam is rated 4.7 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (BookSteam offers 26 main features). compare head to head: BookSteam Vs Acuity Scheduling

5. TimeTap

TimeTap is an alternative Appointment Scheduling software, TimeTap installed on-premises or used cloud based, Acuity Scheduling can be used on-premises and on the cloud. TimeTap, with a pricing score of 6 is considered more expensive to implement than Acuity Scheduling with a score of 2.

TimeTap is rated 4.5 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (TimeTap offers 4 main features). compare head to head: TimeTap Vs Acuity Scheduling

6. MyAppointments

MyAppointments is an alternative Appointment Scheduling software, MyAppointments used on the cloud, Acuity Scheduling can be used on-premises and on the cloud. MyAppointments, with a pricing score of 7 is considered more expensive to implement than Acuity Scheduling with a score of 2.

MyAppointments is rated 5 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (MyAppointments offers 3 main features). compare head to head: MyAppointments Vs Acuity Scheduling

7. MakePlans

MakePlans is an alternative Appointment Scheduling software, MakePlans installed on-premises or used cloud based, Acuity Scheduling can be used on-premises and on the cloud. MakePlans, with a pricing score of 4 is considered more expensive to implement than Acuity Scheduling with a score of 2.

MakePlans is rated 5 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (MakePlans offers 5 main features). compare head to head: MakePlans Vs Acuity Scheduling

8. Bookeo

Bookeo is an alternative Appointment Scheduling software, Bookeo installed on-premises or used cloud based, Acuity Scheduling can be used on-premises and on the cloud. Bookeo, with a pricing score of 6 is considered more expensive to implement than Acuity Scheduling with a score of 2.

Bookeo is rated 4.3 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (Bookeo offers 3 main features). compare head to head: Bookeo Vs Acuity Scheduling

9. Schedulicity

Schedulicity is an alternative Appointment Scheduling software, Schedulicity installed on-premises or used cloud based, Acuity Scheduling can be used on-premises and on the cloud. Schedulicity, with a pricing score of 6 is considered more expensive to implement than Acuity Scheduling with a score of 2.

Schedulicity is rated 4.4 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (Schedulicity offers 3 main features). compare head to head: Schedulicity Vs Acuity Scheduling

10. Customer Appointment Manager

Customer Appointment Manager is an alternative Appointment Scheduling software, Customer Appointment Manager installed on-premises, Acuity Scheduling can be used on-premises and on the cloud. Customer Appointment Manager, with a pricing score of 4 is considered more expensive to implement than Acuity Scheduling with a score of 2.

Customer Appointment Manager is rated 3.9 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (Customer offers 4 main features). compare head to head: Customer Appointment Manager Vs Acuity Scheduling

11. Demandforce

Demandforce is an alternative Appointment Scheduling software, Demandforce installed on-premises or used cloud based, Acuity Scheduling can be used on-premises and on the cloud. Demandforce, with a pricing score of 6 is considered more expensive to implement than Acuity Scheduling with a score of 2.

Demandforce is rated 3.3 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (Demandforce offers 3 main features). compare head to head: Demandforce Vs Acuity Scheduling

12. EZnet Scheduler

EZnet Scheduler is an alternative Appointment Scheduling software, EZnet Scheduler installed on-premises or used cloud based, Acuity Scheduling can be used on-premises and on the cloud. EZnet Scheduler, with a pricing score of 6 is considered more expensive to implement than Acuity Scheduling with a score of 2.

EZnet Scheduler is rated 4.7 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (EZnet offers 3 main features). compare head to head: EZnet Scheduler Vs Acuity Scheduling

13. Schedulista

Schedulista is an alternative Appointment Scheduling software, Schedulista installed on-premises or used cloud based, Acuity Scheduling can be used on-premises and on the cloud. Schedulista, with a pricing score of 6 is considered more expensive to implement than Acuity Scheduling with a score of 2.

Schedulista is rated 4.5 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (Schedulista offers 4 main features). compare head to head: Schedulista Vs Acuity Scheduling

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Shlomi holds a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Information System Engineering from Ben Gurion University in Israel. Shlomi brings 15 years of global IT and IS management experience as a consultant, and implementation expert for small, medium and large size (global) companies.