Qualtrics vs Formstack


Ask Questions. Get Answers. Act Fast

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The Smart Way to Collect and Manage Data

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Round 1: Pricing

BasicOn request$39/ month
ProOn request$249 /month


Winner: Formstack!

Qualtrics pricing is available on request but starts around $2500/year, but its analysis features are second to none. It also has a free version up to 250 responses. Formstack offers a Basic version with great features, but its Pro plan is more expensive than Qualtrics.

Round 2: Features

Features:Google FormsFormstack
Company Brandingyy
Own Domain LinksyBEST
Theme Templatesyy
Customizable Templatesyy
Unlimited Responses
Save & Resumey
Offline Surveysy
Logic Threadingyy
Actions & Notificationsyy
Basic Reportingyy
Advanced ReportingBESTy
A/B Split TestingBEST
Pay for Selected Responses
Password Protectionyy
Secure LinksyBEST
Optimized for Mobileyy
Accept PaymentBEST
Exporting Datayy


Winner: Formstack!

Both programs are aiming to be the best in the category and a great choice to analyze large amounts of data. Formstack has a slight edge for better split testing capabilities and the ability to accept payment directly through a form, but both programs offer a similar feature set at similar quality.

Round 3: Integrations

Integration levelLOWHIGH
Google ApsY
Customer Relationship Management (Salesforce)YY
Email MarketingY
Content ManagementY


Winner: Formstack!

Qualtrics only integrates with Salesforce but does have developer access to the API, whereas Formstack integrates with all sorts of programs, directly, and indirectly through Zapier.

Round 4: Language support

Automatic (Machine) translation21 Languages supported


Winner: Formstack! 

Qualtrics does not any default translations, but does support multiple languages per survey, and can automatically populate the survey with machine translation. Formstack has translations for all standard buttons and field sin 21 languages, and more than one language can be included in the same form for bilingual responders.

The battle score

Overall Winner: Formstack!

But you might prefer Qualtrics if:

  • You have extremely high volumes of surveys and responders
  • You need the best data analysis available
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