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Pricing for Wistia starts at $19/feature/month. It is also available free of cost.

Plans include:
Free - $0.
Plus - $19 per month.
Pro - $79 per month.
Advanced - $319 per month.
Premium - contact Wistia for a custom quote.

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The cost is amazing for the features and compared to other video hosting companies the cost can't be beat. I love how they keep the platform simple and easy to use.
Love the ability to easily upload, share, and keep track of views. In addition, when we want to add captions to optimize for Facebook they have a service that costs a little to automatically add them.

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Jacco d.

Photography, 51-200 employees

Used weekly for 2+ years

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  • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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Analytics for our videos

Reviewed 6 years ago

To better control and brand the video experience, as well as gain insights to how prospects interact with the videos, Wistia provides all the essentials functionalities.

Pros

The detailed analytics Wistia can provide for our videos is insightful, from regular views to advanced stats on rewatches, where people watched from and what part of the video they dropped off. Combined with integrations like Marketo we can capture leads and engage them along the way.

Cons

Watch that there is an added fee once you surpass the bandwidth limit, the cost of success!

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Dustin O.

Information Technology and Services, 1-10 employees

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Finally! A great alternative to YouTube and Vimeo for Videos

Reviewed 9 years ago

The nice thing about Wistia is that it allows you to track which of your videos are actually seen, which parts of viewed (or skipped, or rewatched), and by whom (or at least by which IP locations). The statistical part means that you can use this tracking to make better videos that have a higher engagement or a better conversion ratio. Another great thing that I like, which I do not get with...

Pros

Stats, stats and more stats! Able to have a Turnstile (to request a viewer's contact info) Can create a Call to Action Easy to Embed in a Website Affordable Lots of areas to customize

Cons

Cannot really think of any cons. It would be great if it were more seamlessly integrated into GetDrip. Another thing that I see with my ScreenFlow (screen capture software for Mac), is that I can click "Publish To" and send the rendered video directly to YouTube and Vimeo. It'd save me time if I could also publish directly to Wistia.

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Rebecca C.

Computer Software, 501-1,000 employees

Used other for 6-12 months

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  • Likelihood to recommend8/10

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A decent software for video marketing

Reviewed 3 years ago

Wistia was a great piece of software that let us store our videos for easy sharing with external parties. I also really liked being able to store a tutorial channel on it and customizing the landing page easily and aesthetically.

Pros

We originally subscribed to this because we needed something to store all the videos we were making. We wanted to be able to share videos in some of our email campaigns. We also wanted to house our tutorial channel somewhere and was able to create a nice landing page to go with it. It was relatively easy to use and learn!

Cons

The price was a bit steep for what we needed it for (eg. storing and sharing videos). Many other platforms would do the same job just fine and we actually ended up switching. However, I know that many organizations love to use Wistia! It was just too robust for what we needed it for.

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Samuel L.

Internet, 11-50 employees

Used weekly for 2+ years

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  • Likelihood to recommend9/10

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Wistia Has Helped Our Business Manage Hundreds Of Videos Inside An Intuitive Platform

Reviewed 7 years ago

Wistia lets our business manage videos and customize features to fit the aesthetic of each specific video.

Pros

Wistia lets you manage hundreds of videos with customizable features like video border color, gating content at the end of the video, and much more!

Cons

Some of the features like the gated content are only available on more expensive packages whereas they were complimentary when we first became customers.

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Keith B.

Computer Software, 51-200 employees

Used weekly for 2+ years

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  • Likelihood to recommend8/10

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Great tool for hosting and embedding video

Reviewed 6 years ago

Great all around tool and support center.

Pros

Easy to setup and use. They make it really not technical, and give you the power to create amazing marketing videos.

Cons

Nothing much to dislike. Have been recent price increases. Wish there was more in-depth video editing.

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Marketing and Advertising, 201-500 employees

Used daily for 2+ years

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  • Likelihood to recommend7/10

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Gets a little Expensive

Reviewed 5 years ago

Excellent for anyone with a video or production focused company that is looking to share there video with clients and get feedback from colleagues and clients.

Pros

Well designed interface, although since they updated the site seems a little less intuitive. You can upload a s much as you want without many restrictions. Its great for clients and colleagues to comment and review videos with time codes built into the comments section.

Cons

Sometimes can become a little pricy if you have a very large quantity of videos. Occasionally I have had a video not upload correctly and need re-uploading. Mobile app needs to be more intuitive. Lacks a few features that the website has.

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E-Learning, self-employed

Used other for 6-12 months

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  • Likelihood to recommend5/10

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I manage a client existing Wistia account

Reviewed 4 years ago

The price simply does not make sense to me. But since I am not the one paying for it, it is not a concern. If you can afford it, great - it is excellent quality software and video hosting. My experience using it as an administrator is superb and have no complaints.

Pros

There is no doubt Wistia is super high-quality video hosting. They have partnerships with course hosting companies such as Podia, of which I am a customer of. All the features Wistia have are excellent, the quality is awesome. Embedding for example, is excellent.

Cons

Two things specifically: I find the price a bit rich. $99/month for 10 videos. Yet, I am a Podia user and I get unlimited video hosting and it is the same player exactly (partnership). I see no point being with Wistia directly, although I love their service. (b) What Podia does not offer with the Wistia player is customization within the player. That's the benefit of paying Wistia directly. However, I know that Wisita in-built player customization is not as good as Vidello in my opinion. Vidello is 9/10 for me, whereas Wistia is 8/10.

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William L.

Motion Pictures and Film, 1-10 employees

Used other for 1-2 years

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  • Likelihood to recommend8/10

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If you can afford it, A+

Reviewed 7 years ago
Pros

YouTube looks amateurish and has terrible stats. So that's out. Out of the available alternatives, Wistia, Vimeo, and self-hosted video rank highest. Vimeo for Business and Wistia are comparable, but Wistia is cleaner, has a better user interface, and, most importantly, claims to do much better at SEO. So if the price tag isn't a problem, go with Wistia. If not, check out Vimeo for Business or Vimeo Pro.

Cons

It's rather expensive for small businesses. For people new to video, their newsletters are incredibly misleading. They love to post about how video doesn't have to be of a high quality, how you can use your webcam for things, etc. Some of their blog posts are great, but do please keep in mind that their business model is to get companies to upload as many videos as possible for any reason at all.

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Katherine B.

Used weekly for 2+ years

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I love Wistia! They have a great interface that's easy to use.

Reviewed 7 years ago
Pros

The interface for sure. It's super easy to navigate, and I have no issues asking someone else to upload something. Its intuitive interface makes it simple for anyone to hop in and get going.

Cons

Their pricing structure changed. We grandfathered in, but we didn't necessarily keep what we'd originally signed on with. Now we deal with video limits and charges for each extra video.

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Ed S.

Marketing and Advertising, 1-10 employees

Used daily for 2+ years

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  • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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First class product and first class company, love Wistia

Reviewed 2 years ago

Excellent company to work with

Pros

Product feature rich and deep integrations with other leading software platform

Cons

Upper end on pricing and worth every dollar

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Yann I.

Online Media, self-employed

Used daily for less than 6 months

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  • Likelihood to recommend7/10

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A powerful solution for video content creators

Reviewed 3 years ago
Pros

When I organized a virtual summit, I spent some time looking into platforms for hosting video content and I came across Wistia over, and over, again. It was a familiar name to me because many people in my space used it, so I decided to give it a try. I have to say that out of everything Wistia does, the one thing I think really sets the platform apart it its video player and how it empowers Wistia...

Cons

The one thing I was a big fan of, when it comes to Wistia, was the fact that the pricing was tied to the bandwidth. I know that this isn't something that's unique to Wistia but isn't necessarily ideal. Basically, the more people watch your video content, the more bandwidth is used and the higher your Wistia membership invoice is going to be...

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Rony Peterson O.

Education Management, 10,001+ employees

Used weekly for 6-12 months

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  • Likelihood to recommend9/10

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The best tool to hosting your videos

Reviewed 2 years ago

It is amazing using this software to host videos and make them. It has a very friendly interface and very good support from the platform. Also, the free version is a handful, and the premium plans are not expensive to buy.

Pros

It is incredibly easy to upload and manage videos on this software, aside from the fact of hosting a great number of videos online. Also, is easy and very intuitive to manage content on Wistia

Cons

There are almost no problems with this software. However, it is important to say of analytics is not very accurate and does not have support for oriental languages.

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Jay M.

Marketing and Advertising, 11-50 employees

Used weekly for 1-2 years

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  • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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Wista > all others

Reviewed 3 years ago

It's been amazing so far

Pros

What I loved most about this what is the moving GIF animations that it allowed us to have for our videos which are very engaging it's what caught my attention right away.

Cons

It's a little expensive being $100 a month for smaller agencies or developing SMBs. It's also very limited editing software but I understand if this is not an editing tool.

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Computer Software, 501-1,000 employees

Used daily for 2+ years

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  • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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Best video marketing platform in the game

Reviewed 5 years ago

Phenomenal video marketing platform with exceptional support

Pros

Wistia offers awesome features for a very reasonable price. It's super easy to use, with valuable analytics and various customization options. If you need to update a video, it's no problem -- you can replace it without changing the link. They truly focus on video marketing whereas YouTube is really just for hosting and views. Plus, the customer service is top notch! (And if you ever get a chance to read their blog, you'll see these guys are video marketing experts)

Cons

Sometimes it can be a little buggy when adding captions to video. I also wish there was a way to schedule videos social instead of posting one by one - but that would just be a nice to have.

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Computer Software, 11-50 employees

Used daily for 2+ years

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  • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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Wistia gets the right job done

Reviewed 6 years ago

Just great value for the cost. Nicely scoped service/product. You get just what you need to get the job done. There is little fluff.

Pros

Great to post videos and integrate with Wordpress site Analytics get the job done Easy to use to get the job done, not many extra whistles now, which is great Like the company, blog posts are helpful and public betas

Cons

Embed styles could use more details on how to do them Embedding could use more data on performance, I had to learn the best way through trial and error

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Tim L.

Used daily for 2+ years

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  • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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Wistia is top notch in every aspect!

Reviewed 7 years ago

Fantastic video hosting and transcoding service.

Pros

They are true video marketers, and the software they have created has awesome tech. The API's and SDK's work very well and are easy to use.

Cons

Pricing changes were unexpected, but understandable for a startup. Very occasionally videos uploaded do not transcode correctly which cause customer issues.

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Used daily for 2+ years

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  • Likelihood to recommend5/10

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Storage of high quality content

Reviewed 6 years ago
Pros

This software allows me to store and visualize the content of audiovisual projects for my audience. There is no capacity limit per project and this represents a great advantage for the company.

Cons

Its costs of use were raised after having years of use, now it is much more expensive to create a project in Wistia.

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Marketing and Advertising, self-employed

Used weekly for less than 6 months

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  • Likelihood to recommend8/10

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Solid At Protecting Content

Reviewed 5 years ago

Wistia has been great to help secure video content and make it look more original than if we hosted on other platforms like Vimeo or Youtube.

Pros

Wistia is by far the best major player at protecting the content you put up. There are always ways to work around security if someone really wants to download your content, but so far Wistia has been the best.

Cons

The price point isn't cheap when you consider you could host for free on other platforms, but it's a small price to pay to have content that looks professional. As long as you're earning an income based on the video content you're storing on the site, it shouldn't be a big issue.

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Ashley N.

Computer Networking, 51-200 employees

Used weekly for 2+ years

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  • Likelihood to recommend9/10

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Love Wistia

Reviewed 6 years ago

Saves money and time!

Pros

I have been using Wistia for years and bring it with me to every company I join. It's one of my favourite marketing tools. The cost is amazing for the features and compared to other video hosting companies the cost can't be beat. I love how they keep the platform simple and easy to use. They continually push out new features to make the platform better. Oh the videos they produce themselves are awesome and helpful!

Cons

None - once you try it out you will be hooked to! I have never needed to use the customer support team so I am not sure how good or bad they are.

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Ben A.

Marketing and Advertising, 1-10 employees

Used monthly for less than 6 months

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  • Likelihood to recommend5/10

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I've tried it, but found other solutions for my needs

Reviewed 3 years ago

Wistia was great to use and easy to use, but it came down to how much I was paying for what I was needing. If you're an organization that has the expenses to support the cost of Wistia, go for it. If you're a small business or a business that watches every nickel and dime you spend, consider other sources.

Pros

Wistia offers a ton of features, but none that swayed my decision in using it to house my video content. It's clean, reliable, it works, and does a great job from a marketing standpoint. It's easy to use and that kind of reliability and ease of use only comes when you pay premium for a Saas product like Wistia

Cons

It's way expensive. My of my needs could be used with Youtube, Vimeo, Spotlightr (formerly known as VooPlayer), Amazon's S3, or other services that provide their own video hosting platform.

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Will C.

Marketing and Advertising, 11-50 employees

Used monthly for 2+ years

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  • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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I've used Wistia forever

Reviewed a year ago

We have used Wistia for years and years - initially hosting videos of our conference series in my previous startup, and these days for marketing and website videos. It's a great experience all round.

Pros

The simplicity and ease of use, coupled with powerful features under the surface if you need them. A few of the marketing features e.g. email gating are critical for us.

Cons

No particular downsides. There are a couple of features e.g. HubSpot integration that are only available on more expensive plans, but that's reasonable in B2B software.

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Internet,

Used weekly for 2+ years

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Wistia provides powerful video-hosting

Reviewed 6 years ago
Pros

Probably the best thing about Wistia is how fast it is. I've never had any of the videos on my website take more than a few seconds to load. The customization features are great and make the videos blend in nicely.

Cons

While there are a lot of customization options, they can be a bit difficult to find. Pricing can be a bit expensive.

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Samuel G.

Research, 51-200 employees

Used weekly for 1-2 years

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  • Likelihood to recommend8/10

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Easy to Use. Could include more marketing capabilities.

Reviewed 7 years ago

Videos can be private and all in one place. Easy to edit videos and embed on our blog. We enjoy using Wistia on our marketing team!

Pros

Very easy to use. Customization tool edits quickly. Playlists and embedding work well. The ability to move videos around is helpful.

Cons

Limited storage. No GMail embedding (would love to have this). Price is a little high for the amount of storage you receive. It was a little difficult to know to move videos around at first, could have been a little more clear on certain aspects of that experience.

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Linda L.

Information Technology and Services, 10,001+ employees

Used weekly for 6-12 months

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  • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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A MUST for video hosting and metrics

Reviewed 6 years ago

Overall it's fantastic value for the cost. It's user friendly, allows for customization, and their support team is very responsive.

Pros

The amount and depth of analytics you get from Wistia is amazing. Everything from general watch times, repeats, drops, heat maps, etc. it's all useful in helping you (1) better improve your content focuses and (2) realize target viewing areas. We have this integrated with Marketo so it's also awesome to be able to trigger actions based on their viewing progress.

Cons

I currently haven't stumbled upon a con.

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Brian K.

Information Technology and Services, 501-1,000 employees

Used weekly for 1-2 years

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  • Likelihood to recommend8/10

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Great Video Hosting Software - Analytics Could Be Better

Reviewed 5 years ago

Embedding and sharing videos. Video analytics. Reporting.

Pros

Easy to use, lightweight, intuitive. Great value. Easily iframable into web elements. Support is pretty great also.

Cons

The analytics and reporting could be better. Wistia recently had a back end issue around the end of the month, causing gaps in our monthly reporting, but support worked quickly to resolve.