Mentimeter VS Sendsteps, which is the best interactive presentation software tool?
There are many different types of interactive presentations tools out there; some good, some bad. Mentimeter is one option and it comes with both pros and cons. An alternative to Mentimeter is Sendsteps which has its own list of advantages as well. Both platforms are strong in their own ways, read on to find out more about this pair of potential solutions!
To start, we need to understand what this interactive presentation software is; it's a tool for making presentations more interactive and persuasive, especially when asking audiences to take some sort of action. All you have to do is put your question on the screen and the audience will be able to answer them through their phone - live!
There isn't much difference between the standard plans of Mentimeter and Sendsteps. Both are free accounts with similar question types, but Mentimeter offers one more question type. In terms of number of questions per session, there is no difference either - both provide two polls and five quiz questions in each presentation.
The starter plans from these two platforms are vastly different. While there is an unlimited audience size possible at Mentimeter, Sendsteps only has a limit of 250 people in their audience. The amount of questions allowed per presentation is unrestricted on both platforms. Sendsteps provides more question types than Mentimeter with a lower monthly fee at only €8,95 while Mentimeter costs €11,29 per month.
The cost difference between the two plans is significant. Sendsteps costs €19,99 per month while Mentimeter costs €23,52 per month; yet Sendsteps offers more question types. Both Sendsteps and Mentimeter offer an unlimited amount of questions per presentation and an unlimited amount of people joining.
Comparison of User Reviews
In addition to its price, one needs to consider the opinions of other buyers before they make the decision to buy it. Reviews are collected via Capterra's review platform which is currently regarded as being the most popular tool for reviewing software.
We will compare different features against each other: user friendliness, features and functionality, customer service and cost vs value in order to paint a clear picture of what each product has to offer. Please note that these reviews were taken on December 2022, updated versions may be available if you click on Sendsteps or Mentimeters pages on Capterra.
Availability of many functionalities
Easy to use
Suitable for educational institutions
- Less suitable for businesses
- Free demo
- Very user-friendly
- Suitable for education, business and events
- Wide variety of functions
- For optimal use a premium version is needed
Each of these tools are suitable for different occasions. Mentimeter is good for educational purposes but is not adviced for business environments.
Sendsteps can be applied to any type of occasion, including educational, business and fun. Sendsteps provides a broad range of pre-made presentation templates suited for each type of occasion listed above as well.
To conclude, it is important to know which integrations are offered by each tool in order to make the most informed decision. Both Mentimeter and Sendsteps offer a PowerPoint integration, a Microsoft Teams integration, and a web app. But only Mentimeter offers other intergrations such as HOPIN and Google Meet.
We hope this blog has helped you find the right tool for your next presentation. Please feel free to create a free account with Sendsteps if we've convinced you of its power!
Anouk’s passion for presenting started when she was very young: from voluntarily giving presentations in primary school to winning a speaking award with a self-written and presented speech. This adoration comes to life while working for Sendsteps. A passion for giving and writing speeches turned into writing blogposts about these subjects to help others find their passion in presenting.