SDL LiveContent Review - why 3.2 stars?

SDL LiveContent Review
ITQlick Score: 89/100
ITQlick Rating: (3.2/5)
Pricing: 3.6/10 - low cost
Category: Document Management -> SDL LiveContent
Ranking:Ranked 19 out of 423 Document Management systems
Company: SDL
Typical customers: Start up, Small business, Medium business, Large business
Platforms: Desktop
Links: SDL LiveContent pricing, SDL LiveContent alternatives

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / updated: Aug 19, 2019

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What is SDL LiveContent?

SDL LiveContent is a document and content management solution for businesses of all sizes. It offers customer analytics and helps in the generation of content for specific customer needs. The software was designed and launched by SDL PLC headquartered in United Kingdom.

What is SDL LiveContent rating? ()

The rating of SDL LiveContent is 3.2 stars out of 5 and the total score is 89 out of 100. The ratings are based on our unbiased experts. Learn more in our rating methodology page

Who are SDL LiveContent's typical customers?

Customers of the software include small and medium businesses as well as Fortune 500 corporations all over the world. Major industries where it can be deployed include aerospace and defense, automation and manufacturing, financial services, government, technology and electronics, education, healthcare and hospitality, and others. Some notable clients of the software include LG, Mandarin Oriental, and Informatica etc.

Is SDL LiveContent the best Document Management?

SDL LiveContent is ranked 19 out of 423 software in their category (Document Management systems).

What are their main features and functionalities?

SDL LiveContent facilitates easy working on the structured content with its support for DITA XML. Support for multiple environments is offered thanks to its ability of working with any XML schema. The software also offers support for interactive and engaging multimedia content in the form of images, videos, and links etc.

The software offers content creation with simple copy-and-paste job from other documents including Word and HTML documents. Support is offered for all leading browsers and platforms, reducing the maintenance cost and training requirements. Pre-validation feature of the software allows non-technical authors to work in controlled environments.

Who are their main alternatives?

Popular alternatives to SDL LiveContent: Box, SmartFile, Scan123, iAnnotate Enterprise, GoFileRoom, Microsoft OneDrive for Business, eFileCabinet, eDoc Organizer, JumpBox for the Alfresco CMS, OptiView. The full list of competitors can be found here.

What is the cost of SDL LiveContent?

What is the REAL total cost of implementation? on top of the total cost of licenses which is easy to calculate you need to add the cost of training, customization, data migration, and other "hidden cost". ITQlick pricing score is 3.6 out of 10 (10 is most expensive). Find here the REAL total cost breakdown for SDL LiveContent

What should you ask SDL during a demo session? (65 questions)

Schedule a demo with SDL LiveContent and access 65 must ask questions for the vendor while watching SDL LiveContent in action.

SDL LiveContent's list of categories:

Document Management
Enterprise Content Management

SDL LiveContent Vs. Alternatives

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89/100
Pricing Pricing score ranges between 1 to 10 while 1 is low TCO and 10 is high TCO (TCO - total cost of ownership: cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
3.6/10
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Box
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92/100
Pricing Pricing score ranges between 1 to 10 while 1 is low TCO and 10 is high TCO (TCO - total cost of ownership: cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
2/10
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$5 per user/month
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iAnnotate
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
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92/100
Pricing Pricing score ranges between 1 to 10 while 1 is low TCO and 10 is high TCO (TCO - total cost of ownership: cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
5.2/10
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$10 per license
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Scan123
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
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92/100
Pricing Pricing score ranges between 1 to 10 while 1 is low TCO and 10 is high TCO (TCO - total cost of ownership: cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
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License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
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SmartFile
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92/100
Pricing Pricing score ranges between 1 to 10 while 1 is low TCO and 10 is high TCO (TCO - total cost of ownership: cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
6.4/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
$6 per user/month
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