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How do Mandarin alternatives compare?

Alexandria and ResourceMate stand out as its top competitors based on similarity, popularity and user reviews. When comparing Mandarin to its top 93 alternatives, Wix has the highest rating, with Lucidpress as the runner-up, and Mandarin ranking 10th place. Wix has the most reviews with a total of 6,336, while Mandarin has 45. Users say Wix tops the list for value for money followed by DataFeedWatch, while Mandarin comes in 11th. Users also say Wix and Lucidpress are the easiest to use, while Mandarin takes 11th place.

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Top 93 Alternatives & Competitors to Mandarin

Alexandria

4.8
(24)

Automation software for library management & promotion

Features

Total

17

22

34

features in common

17

features in common

Alexandria's unique features

  • Content Management

  • Catalog Creation

  • Tagging

  • Barcode Printing

Mandarin's unique features

  • Remote Access/Control

  • Full Text Search

  • Label Printing

  • Equipment Tracking

Value for money

4.7
4.7

What users say about Alexandria's value for money

The program is reliable and consistent. I love the organization of it and appreciate the willingness of the company to constantly be making improvements and updates.

KC

Kate C.

I like that the features are user friendly and that there are constant updates from the company to ensure ease of use.

RD

Rosemary D.

ResourceMate

4.5
(35)

Library automation and cataloging software

Features

Total

16

22

34

features in common

16

features in common

ResourceMate's unique features

  • Content Management

  • Acquisition Management

  • Catalog Creation

  • Digital Asset Management

Mandarin's unique features

  • Self Service Portal

  • Label Printing

  • Transaction History

  • Remote Access/Control

Starting from

495

Value for money

4.7
4.7

What users say about ResourceMate's value for money

I participated in the instructional opportunities provided to users which were quite helpful and deepened my understanding of how to use the program more effectively.

MC

Michael C.

For collection analysis I like that the database looks like and works a lot like Microsoft Excel. The training videos are very good and easy to follow.

WR

Wyma R.

Evolve Library

4.8
(22)

Web based library automation system for all sized libraries

Features

Total

18

46

34

features in common

18

features in common

Evolve Library's unique features

  • Third Party Integrations

  • Multimedia Support

  • Vendor Management

  • Customization

Mandarin's unique features

  • Customizable Reports

  • Website Integration

  • Remote Access/Control

  • Barcode / Ticket Scanning

Starting from

$1,500/month

Value for money

4.9

0.2

4.7

What users say about Evolve Library's value for money

Also, price is more than reasonable. And we always have easy, quick access to help from the company when it has been needed - of course the major positive there being it has been needed very little.

NM

Nellie M.

Knowing that help is just a phone call or email away gives me confidence as we go forward with this adventure.

RK

Rebecca K.

Apollo

4.8
(6)

Integrated library automation system for public libraries

Features

Total

15

22

34

features in common

15

features in common

Apollo's unique features

  • Access Controls/Permissions

  • Acquisition Management

  • Content Library

  • Electronic Payments

Mandarin's unique features

  • Full Text Search

  • Label Printing

  • Customizable Reports

  • Remote Access/Control

T.M.A.S.

5.0
(4)

People Counting - Management and Analytics Software

Features

Total

2

29

34

features in common

2

features in common

T.M.A.S.'s unique features

  • Real Time Reporting

  • API

  • Sales Reports

  • Real Time Analytics

Mandarin's unique features

  • Customizable Reports

  • Website Integration

  • Cataloging/Categorization

  • Private Libraries

Surpass

4.8
(70)

Library automation system for public & corporate libraries

Features

Total

26

42

34

features in common

26

features in common

Surpass' unique features

  • Barcode Printing

  • Content Library

  • Collections Management

  • Activity Dashboard

Mandarin's unique features

  • PDF Conversion

  • Website Integration

  • Booking Management

  • Customizable Templates

Starting from

$500/year

Value for money

4.7
4.7

What users say about Surpass' value for money

Bibliographic information is automatically imported from relevant external database servers. Not only is the searching interface beautiful but also interesting and effective.

AR

Anonymous Reviewer

I would be glad to share my Surpass experiences with anyone interested in purchasing this superior library automation system.

LZ

Lois Z.

Features

Total

27

86

34

features in common

27

features in common

Easylib Library Automation Software's unique features

  • User Management

  • RFID Scanning

  • Digital Asset Management

  • SMS Messaging

Mandarin's unique features

  • Website Integration

  • Full Text Search

  • Booking Management

  • PDF Conversion

Widen Collective

4.4
(311)

Digital asset management with service beyond compare

Features

Total

12

166

34

features in common

12

features in common

Widen Collective's unique features

  • Active Directory Integration

  • eCommerce Management

  • Archiving & Retention

  • Online Catalog

Mandarin's unique features

  • Periodicals Management

  • School Libraries

  • Private Libraries

  • Patron Management

Value for money

4.5

0.2

4.7

What users say about Widen Collective's value for money

I like that Widen is an easy way to find assets. It is helpful for a large company--because everyone knows where to find the assets that they need.

JJ

Jenna J.

It's works great, the API documentation is good and Widen has given excellent support on it.

JW

Jake W.

Wix

4.4
(6.3K)

Website builder & publishing platform

Features

Total

9

80

34

features in common

9

features in common

Wix's unique features

  • Multi-Channel Communication

  • Post Management

  • Customer History

  • Reporting/Analytics

Mandarin's unique features

  • Label Printing

  • Records Management

  • Serials Management

  • Data Import/Export

Starting from

4.5/month

Value for money

4.3

0.4

4.7

What users say about Wix's value for money

I love Wix's ease of use and user friendly interface. I have been using it for over two years for our agencies website and we have loved it.

mr

misha r.

Wix helps the user to make an outstanding website and with an affordable price. It is very easy to use it.

NR

Nadeemur R.

Salsify

4.5
(30)

Product Experience Management (PXM) Software

Features

Total

4

44

34

features in common

4

features in common

Salsify's unique features

  • Document Management

  • Formula Management

  • Cross Selling Functionality

  • API

Mandarin's unique features

  • Barcoding/RFID

  • Transaction History

  • Public Libraries

  • Self Service Portal

Value for money

4.3

0.4

4.7

What users say about Salsify's value for money

Insights is helpful, and the customer service team is fairly responsive. Once they do get back to you, they usually have the answer you are looking for which is great.

AR

Anonymous Reviewer

We were having a horrible time trying to keep up with content demand from dozens of retailers all with different systems.

ML

Marisa L.

Prisync

4.9
(107)

Competitor Price Tracking and Dynamic Pricing Software

Features

Total

4

41

34

features in common

4

features in common

Prisync's unique features

  • Case Management

  • For Retail

  • Market Data Analysis

  • Performance Metrics

Mandarin's unique features

  • Records Management

  • Transaction History

  • OPAC

  • Full Text Search

Starting from

$59/month

Value for money

4.8

0.1

4.7

What users say about Prisync's value for money

My overall experience with Prisync has been amazing I have been using them for over a year and they have the best customer support that I have seen.

JW

Jordan W.

It is just great to have an unlimited amount of competitors to add to your different products. Besides that, the Prisync team is very supportive and helpful.

RS

Rosa S.

Plytix

4.6
(47)

The central source of truth for all your product information

Features

Total

5

50

34

features in common

5

features in common

Plytix's unique features

  • Collaboration Tools

  • Workflow Management

  • Image Library

  • Database Publishing

Mandarin's unique features

  • Reserve Shelf Management

  • PDF Conversion

  • Public Libraries

  • Inventory Management

Starting from

$300/month

Value for money

4.7
4.7

What users say about Plytix's value for money

It is organized and very user friendly. Customer service is top notch, always friendly and willing to help out.

NA

Nicole A.

The ease with which I'm able to then live-feed our product data to internal and external systems is also remarkable. Over all, I like best that Plytix simplified my life.

RK

Robert K.

B2B Wave

5.0
(17)

B2B eCommerce Solution to Receive & Process B2B Orders Fast

Features

Total

6

46

34

features in common

6

features in common

B2B Wave's unique features

  • Activity Dashboard

  • Database Publishing

  • Accounting Integration

  • Online Catalog

Mandarin's unique features

  • School Libraries

  • Equipment Tracking

  • Barcoding/RFID

  • Circulation Management

Value for money

4.9

0.2

4.7

What users say about B2B Wave's value for money

The only bad thing is being charged per 1,000 SKU's restricts you wanting to put too much on there, possibly restricting sales.

CA

Charlie A.

The product is relatively intuitive to set up and use; the integration with QuickBooks worked seamlessly. The support has been superb.

MM

MELANIE M.

RepairQ

4.6
(17)

Web-based POS and management software for repair shops

Features

Total

4

63

34

features in common

4

features in common

RepairQ's unique features

  • Loyalty Program

  • Customer History

  • Service History

  • Commission Management

Mandarin's unique features

  • Cataloging/Categorization

  • Private Libraries

  • Public Libraries

  • Periodicals Management

Starting from

$75/month

Value for money

4.5

0.2

4.7

What users say about RepairQ's value for money

I believe not having the ability to take a CC payment on Invoices is crazy. This is a terribly inconvenient for locations that have large clients in their market space that want to pickup and pay.

JJ

Jeffrey J.

The Bluefin integration has been great and at a lower cost than other solutions. Customization and the Qpop are used daily and great features.

JJ

Jeffrey J.

MarketStudio

(0)

Online product information management and marketing solution

Features

Total

4

41

34

features in common

4

features in common

MarketStudio's unique features

  • Merchandising

  • Multiple Format Support

  • Content Creation

  • Video Support

Mandarin's unique features

  • Records Management

  • Alerts/Notifications

  • OPAC

  • Self Service Portal

Sales Layer

4.8
(33)

Product information manager designed for marketers

Features

Total

5

56

34

features in common

5

features in common

Sales Layer's unique features

  • Product Catalog

  • Document Management

  • Visualization

  • Multi-Channel Management

Mandarin's unique features

  • Records Management

  • Transaction History

  • OPAC

  • Self Service Portal

Starting from

$1,000/month

Value for money

4.7
4.7

What users say about Sales Layer's value for money

It was hard to figure out our problems by ourselves with their support tutorials, which can be a bit limited.

JA

Javier A.

And, in our case, the most important factor was that for the final user it was very smooth to transition from the previous solution to Sales Layer, we are all very happy about the decision we made.

AC

Andrés C.

Productsup

4.9
(25)

Product content integration, syndication and feed management

Features

Total

6

52

34

features in common

6

features in common

Productsup's unique features

  • Master Record Management

  • Channel Management

  • Drag & Drop

  • Content Creation

Mandarin's unique features

  • Reserve Shelf Management

  • Equipment Tracking

  • Customizable Branding

  • Remote Access/Control

Value for money

4.6

0.1

4.7

What users say about Productsup's value for money

The support of ProductsUp is amazing, and super friendly. They know what they're doing, and not once disappointed me when asking for help.

AR

Anonymous Reviewer

Ease of use, level of expertise from support, willingness to help figure out account solutions; best overall feed product I've worked with.

JL

Justin L.

inriver PIM

4.3
(11)

Product information management (PIM) for eCommerce

Features

Total

2

30

34

features in common

2

features in common

inriver PIM's unique features

  • Content Management

  • Product Lifecycle Management

  • Drag & Drop

  • Data Storage Management

Mandarin's unique features

  • Customizable Reports

  • Website Integration

  • Barcoding/RFID

  • Private Libraries

Value for money

4.1

0.6

4.7

What users say about inriver PIM's value for money

Rep. is a stand-out representative and if you have the opportunity to work with her, you are lucky. Every single person we've met, from the developers to the President of inRiver's PIM, is top notch.

CC

Cindy C.

Other annoying thing is that the Fieldsets not read only are; if someone changes the Fieldset, data can be lost (unintentionally). Too bad, inRiver is not sharing its timeline of the roadmap.

FK

Froukje K.

inSitu Sales

4.7
(12)

Field sales, distribution and e-commerce management tool

Features

Total

4

61

34

features in common

4

features in common

inSitu Sales' unique features

  • Delivery Tracking

  • Mobile Signature Capture

  • Billing & Invoicing

  • Customer Activity Tracking

Mandarin's unique features

  • Barcoding/RFID

  • Transaction History

  • Public Libraries

  • Full Text Search

PIMworks

(0)

Product information management (PIM) solution

Features

Total

1

25

34

features in common

1

features in common

PIMworks 's unique features

  • Multi-Channel Marketing

  • Activity Dashboard

  • Quality Control

  • Filtering

Mandarin's unique features

  • Customizable Reports

  • Public Libraries

  • Transaction History

  • Search/Filter

Channable

4.7
(34)

Feed management and PPC automation tool for businesses

Features

Total

4

44

34

features in common

4

features in common

Channable's unique features

  • Analytics/ROI Tracking

  • Formula Management

  • Cross Selling Functionality

  • API

Mandarin's unique features

  • Records Management

  • Transaction History

  • OPAC

  • Self Service Portal

Starting from

$39/month

Value for money

4.5

0.2

4.7

What users say about Channable's value for money

Terrible support experience no accountability, ask for access to all tools and are not specific.

Carlos A. V.

Channable offers great customer service. In case of questions, they're easy to reach and most of the time have an instant solution.

JB

Julian B.

Equip

4.0
(4)

B2B eCommerce and product management software

Features

Total

2

49

34

features in common

2

features in common

Equip's unique features

  • Bill of Material Analysis

  • Product Data Management

  • Product Catalog

  • Bulk Ordering

Mandarin's unique features

  • Customizable Reports

  • Website Integration

  • Barcoding/RFID

  • Private Libraries

Publitas

4.5
(15)

Catalog management software for publishing online products

Features

Total

6

50

34

features in common

6

features in common

Publitas' unique features

  • Version Control

  • API

  • Visual Analytics

  • Workflow Management

Mandarin's unique features

  • School Libraries

  • Equipment Tracking

  • Barcoding/RFID

  • Circulation Management

Starting from

$29/month

Value for money

4.5

0.2

4.7

What users say about Publitas' value for money

Great UI, intuitive, excellent Enterprise features - especially dynamic publications. We love the Google Analytics integration and just recently integrated a DMP with one of our retail customers.

AJ

Adam J.

My experience has been good. Everyone is always super helpful and easy to work with.

DD

Dana D.

eJeeva Central

4.7
(3)

Cloud-based product information management software

Features

Total

4

49

34

features in common

4

features in common

eJeeva Central's unique features

  • Master Record Management

  • Customer Database

  • Customer Accounts

  • CRM

Mandarin's unique features

  • Records Management

  • Transaction History

  • OPAC

  • Self Service Portal

Product Finder 360

(0)

Catalog management and product configuration platform

Features

Total

4

36

34

features in common

4

features in common

Product Finder 360's unique features

  • Reporting/Analytics

  • Real-time Product Visualizations

  • Real Time Reporting

  • Sales Reports

Mandarin's unique features

  • Reserve Shelf Management

  • Transaction History

  • Customizable Branding

  • Inventory Management

Fabric

5.0
(3)

Headless eCommerce platform with REST APIs

Features

Total

4

39

34

features in common

4

features in common

Fabric's unique features

  • Promotions Management

  • Web/Mobile App Development

  • Mobile Access

  • Content Management

Mandarin's unique features

  • Records Management

  • Transaction History

  • OPAC

  • Self Service Portal

Turis

4.1
(7)

The wholesale eCommerce platform that helps you sell more!

Features

Total

0

10

34

features in common

0

features in common

Turis' unique features

  • Reordering

  • Mobile Access

  • For B2B

  • Payment Options

Mandarin's unique features

  • Equipment Tracking

  • Public Libraries

  • Alerts/Notifications

  • Barcode / Ticket Scanning

Lucidpress

4.6
(267)

Easy-to-use design & brand templating platform.

Features

Total

5

55

34

features in common

5

features in common

Lucidpress' unique features

  • Task Management

  • Document Management

  • Catalog Creation

  • API

Mandarin's unique features

  • Reserve Shelf Management

  • PDF Conversion

  • Cataloging/Categorization

  • Remote Access/Control

Starting from

$10/month

Value for money

4.4

0.3

4.7

What users say about Lucidpress' value for money

If you know a bit of publishing it is a perfect tool to create any kind of document you would like to publish. It is also easy and fun to see how well the document will grow and finally look like.

TF

Thomas F.

The overall experience was great. We were able to publish a monthly newsletter promoting the exciting accomplishments of our school and community.

MH

Michael H.

Znode

5.0
(3)

Multi-store eCommerce platform

Features

Total

3

47

34

features in common

3

features in common

Znode's unique features

  • De-Coupled Front & Back Ends

  • Bulk Ordering

  • Returns Management

  • Conversion Tracking

Mandarin's unique features

  • Website Integration

  • Barcoding/RFID

  • Alerts/Notifications

  • Public Libraries

Liberty

4.8
(11)

Knowledge, content & library management solution

Features

Total

23

46

34

features in common

23

features in common

Liberty's unique features

  • Real Time Analytics

  • IT Asset Tracking

  • Email Management

  • Access Controls/Permissions

Mandarin's unique features

  • Website Integration

  • PDF Conversion

  • Transaction History

  • Customizable Branding

Value for money

4.6

0.1

4.7

What users say about Liberty's value for money

A keen supporter of liberty and organize user workshops in PNG. Encourage institutions to buy the product as it is user friendly and good support services.

PJ

Paul J.

Lots of functionality and looks good on screen. Lots of help available through the online manual and Softlink support (people) is really responsive and helpful.

DO

David O.

Lucidea Integrated Library Systems

4.8
(8)

Integrated library solution & knowledge management platform

Features

Total

17

31

34

features in common

17

features in common

Lucidea Integrated Library Systems' unique features

  • Active Directory Integration

  • Acquisition Management

  • Ad hoc Reporting

  • Mobile Access

Mandarin's unique features

  • Fee Collection

  • Full Text Search

  • Label Printing

  • Equipment Tracking

LibraryWorld

3.5
(6)

Library automation solution

Features

Total

14

17

34

features in common

14

features in common

LibraryWorld's unique features

  • Online Catalog

  • Collections Management

  • Email Management

Mandarin's unique features

  • Full Text Search

  • Reserve Shelf Management

  • Equipment Tracking

  • Calendar Management

Access-It Library

4.7
(11)

School library management system

Features

Total

19

42

34

features in common

19

features in common

Access-It Library's unique features

  • SMS Messaging

  • HTML5 Technology

  • Single Sign On

  • Third Party Integrations

Mandarin's unique features

  • Website Integration

  • Alerts/Notifications

  • Full Text Search

  • Barcode / Ticket Scanning

Value for money

4.7
4.7

What users say about Access-It Library's value for money

Our library has been using Access-It Library for the last 4 years and we have found it to be a great product, with prompt and wonderful service.

JN

Joanne N.

It has been interesting to watch how it has grown and developed in response to feedback from the library community. Access-it has helped me manage a greater work load with less hours.

JL

Jan L.

Aura Online

(0)

Catalog & lending management solution

Features

Total

17

32

34

features in common

17

features in common

Aura Online's unique features

  • Password Management

  • Design Management

  • Barcode Recognition

  • User Management

Mandarin's unique features

  • Serials Management

  • Full Text Search

  • Periodicals Management

  • Equipment Tracking

VERSO

4.0
(2)

Library management system

Features

Total

20

32

34

features in common

20

features in common

VERSO's unique features

  • Acquisition Management

  • API

  • User Management

  • Content Library

Mandarin's unique features

  • Transaction History

  • Remote Access/Control

  • Self Service Portal

  • Equipment Tracking

BVS

(0)

Media management for libraries of all sizes

Features

Total

5

15

34

features in common

5

features in common

BVS's unique features

  • Digital Signature

  • Email Distribution

  • Accounting

  • Purchase Order Management

Mandarin's unique features

  • School Libraries

  • PDF Conversion

  • Customizable Branding

  • Remote Access/Control

LiBRARY.online

(0)

Database for library media and literature

Features

Total

4

9

34

features in common

4

features in common

LiBRARY.online's unique features

  • Keyword Tracking

  • Categorization/Grouping

  • Document Management

  • RFID Scanning

Mandarin's unique features

  • Records Management

  • Transaction History

  • Customizable Branding

  • Inventory Management

OpenBiblio

(0)

PHP-based administration software for libraries

Features

Total

1

2

34

features in common

1

features in common

OpenBiblio's unique feature

  • User Management

Mandarin's unique features

  • Customizable Reports

  • OPAC

  • Transaction History

  • Search/Filter

WinBook

(0)

Digital media and loan management for libraries

Features

Total

4

8

34

features in common

4

features in common

WinBook's unique features

  • Online Catalog

  • RFID Scanning

  • Barcode Recognition

  • Activity Dashboard

Mandarin's unique features

  • Reserve Shelf Management

  • Transaction History

  • OPAC

  • Inventory Management

Koha ILS

4.5
(15)

Web-based and open-source library automation software

Features

Total

13

15

34

features in common

13

features in common

Koha ILS's unique features

  • Database Support

  • Access Controls/Permissions

Mandarin's unique features

  • Label Printing

  • Customizable Branding

  • PDF Conversion

  • Calendar Management

Starting from

$999/month

Value for money

4.8

0.1

4.7

What users say about Koha ILS's value for money

The fact that the software is an open source is the biggest disadvantage, The organization risks losing all of the data to hackers.

NS

NOREST S.

Koha is an excellent software and i would recommend it to any library that is serious about helping its students.

PM

PRINCE M.

Perpustakaan

(0)

Library software for large and small book collections

Features

Total

6

11

34

features in common

6

features in common

Perpustakaan's unique features

  • Product Catalog

  • Barcode Recognition

  • Online Catalog

  • Barcode Printing

Mandarin's unique features

  • School Libraries

  • Equipment Tracking

  • Customizable Branding

  • Circulation Management

libreja

(0)

Software for managing libraries of all sizes

Features

Total

13

27

34

features in common

13

features in common

libreja's unique features

  • RFID Scanning

  • Reservations Management

  • Role-Based Permissions

  • Digital Signature

Mandarin's unique features

  • Full Text Search

  • Reserve Shelf Management

  • PDF Conversion

  • Calendar Management

Sierra

4.7
(3)

Library automation tool for handling eResources & cataloging

Features

Total

14

16

34

features in common

14

features in common

Sierra's unique features

  • Acquisition Management

  • Law Libraries

Mandarin's unique features

  • Barcode / Ticket Scanning

  • Records Management

  • Equipment Tracking

  • Calendar Management

Terentia

(0)

Terentia empowers cultural institutions.

0

Features

Total

19

28

34

features in common

19

features in common

Simple Little Library System's unique features

  • User Management

  • Acquisition Management

  • Online Catalog

  • Barcode Recognition

Mandarin's unique features

  • Website Integration

  • Transaction History

  • Remote Access/Control

  • Inventory Management

Handy Library Manager

4.8
(11)

Library automation software with OPAC and Unicode

Features

Total

24

40

34

features in common

24

features in common