This comparison table lists all live chat support software for website, that allow online visitors to get immediate live help and support directly on web pages through a chatting widget.
This comparison chart compares pricing plans and features of these different livechat solutions. Some live chat software providers offer a free plan, but almost all of them have a free trial period that enable you to test the live chat software and decide if it really fits your needs.
It is especially great for ecommerce, online shopping to help customers to choose, decide or assist them during the buying process, usually online stores convert much more (more sales) with this kind of live support system installed.
Here is a comparison of French Live Chat Software: http://socialcompare.com/fr/comparison/solutions-de-support-par-chat-en-francais
|LiveChat||Olark||SnapEngage||Userlike||p3chat||Smartsupp FREE live chat||HeyBubble||LiveAgent||eAssistance Pro Live chat Solution||Zopim||iAdvize||Netrox SC||Watcheezy||Crisp||Lime Talk|
LiveChat is a premium live chat and help desk
software that helps businesses provide amazing customer service and
increase online sales!
Key LiveChat advantages:
Why LiveChat https://livechatinc.com/why-livechat/
Product Tour https://livechatinc.com/tour/
Features list https://livechatinc.com/features/
Olark is the most beautiful and effective way to talk to your customers for sales and support. And we make it super easy for you! Solve customer problems before they have a chance to click away. Give customers the answers they need immediately and gain powerful insights about what they want for relationships that last. Olark has powerful features to give you access to visitors and their behaviors. Make your business (and your site) look good and keep your customers coming back.
SnapEngage is a simple and streamlined live chat service. Engage with your visitors and improve your conversion. Live chat with your visitors From your favorite instant messenger or mobile device.
Keep all your conversations in your existing CRM or Help Desk.
Live chat for website and mobile support. Be there when your customers need you the most – when they’re browsing on your website.
Your customers could be anywhere, which is why Userlike works great on any device. Whether they are browsing from their desktop, chilling on the couch with their tablet, or sitting on the bus with their smartphone – Userlike guarantees an optimal live chat experience.
Help your customers when it matters, where it matters.
P3chat is an easy to use live chat solution supporting
Skype and Google Talk and having 20+ language
Smartsupp is FREE live chat with visitor recording & unlimited number of agents. Your customers are on your website right now. Chat with them and see what they do.
Watch video recording of any visitor on your website. You see his screen, mouse movement and clicks. Great for understanding your customer's behavior.
Smartsupp increases conversions by up to 500 % (measurable in Google Analytics) and improves customer loyalty.
Smartsupp is in Spanish, French, German, Dutch, Polish, Russian and many more languages.
|With HeyBubble you can track your visitors in real time and
engage them to chat, providing excellent customer service, allowing
customers to ask questions before making a purchase on your
HeyBubble offers a beautiful non-intrusive chat that is embedded in the bottom corner of your companies webpage, that creates a portal to allow communication between your customer and yourself.
HeyBubble has many great features to help you reach your customers such as real time information, statistics, chat transcripts, mobile device support and more all in one web based application.
HeyBubble is a New York based company
LiveAgent help desk and live chat software is the ultimate solution for providing excellent customer support.
Equipped with 175+ support features you'll be able to link every channel of possible support inputs like fetching emails, Facebook comments, Tweets, contact forms, live chat or phone calls.
Key LiveAgent features:
eAssistance Pro Live chat software solution for Customer support, live help and engage online user to increase online sales. User can implement eAssistance Pro live chat support on website very easily and quickly. Software can easily integrate with CRM and commonly used Open CMS like wordpress, Joomla, magento, cakephp, prestashop, zendcart and support to mobile application as well (iphone, iPad, android , smartphone and Blacberry. Free trial is available for 30 Days.
Zopim is a live chat support software that lets you install a widget on your website to chat and sell directly to your online customers. It will help you to see who is on your site in real time. Then you can provide live customer help when they have a query.
Zopim works with nearly every browser, IM client and mobile phone out there. Enjoy the flexibility to provide live support from anywhere.If looking for zopim alternative - check out http://ArcChat.com
iAdvize is a live chat support solution which enables companies to interact in real-time with their online visitors. This real-time online customer service solution includes:
More features: http://www.iadvize.com/en/product-tour/
Netrox SC is live chat software for real-time sales and customer support on the website.
Netrox SC has both free and inexpensive paid versions. 14-day trial period for testing PRO features.
Free live chat version has no time or chat limits and fits small websites perfectly.
Watcheezy is an easy to use intelligent live chat for websites.
1.Monitor visitors on your website in real time
2. Receive alerts to target higher value visitors
3. Helpfully engage and convert.
Recognize key moments to engage and offer assisted support through Click to Chat, Click to Call or video conference. Engage a proactive chat with your targeted visitors, reduce your cart abandonment rate and win your customer satisfaction.
Add a sales guy to your website.
Watcheezy uses WebRTC Technology for high quality secured audio/video calls. No plug in to install to use the service.We provide a free API to integrate Watcheezy with your business applications and improve your behavioral targeting.
|Crisp is a livechat designed for startups and really simple
Crisp allows to manage users across multiple websites
Apps (iOS, Android, Mac & Windows) are available
|Lime Talk is a simple online chat application for
your website that allows you to be available for your website's
visitors - the same way you are available for questions in a real
If your visitor has a question, they can use Lime Talk to send that question and you can reply in a matter of seconds.
You can use Lime Talk while sitting at your computer or even use your mobile device (phone,tablet, etc..) while on the move.
Install the fully customizable Lime Talk chat widget on your site and try out all the features for 15 days free of charge! Registration takes just a couple of seconds.
|Free trial period||Yes Fully functional for 30 days, no credit card required.||Yes Free plan, & all paid plans have 14 days free trial||Yes 15 days||Yes 14 days - no credit card required - Free plan available||Yes 14 days free trial||Yes 14 Days, and Freemium package||Yes Trial for 14 days, no credit card required.||Yes 15 days - Try full features, no credit card required||Yes 14 days||Yes||Yes 14 days + Completely free version||Yes 15 days free trial||Yes||Yes 15 days|
No limits of concurrent chats.
After the free trial period, users can subscribe for the following products:
No limits of concurrent chats.
After the free trial period, user can subscribe live chat solution for Basic Plan:
|Free||Unlimited version starting from $4,2 / month.|
|Launch date||2002-06-25||2009-08-01||2008-10-01||2012-03-01||2011-02-01||2013-04-01||2013-01-01||2007-07-01||2013-01-23||2010-01-08||2011 Apr 11||2013-11-04||2015-11-01||2012-01-01|
|IM (Google Talk, Jabber...) integration||No LiveChat is based on secure proprietary technology - independent from 3rd party protocols (Jabber)||Yes Jabber compatible||Yes||Yes XMPP (Jabber)||Yes All Jabber compatible IMs and a very unique Skype integration||-||No||No||Yes|
|Desktop Applications||Yes Desktop apps for Windows and Mac OS X (Mac)||Yes through IM clients||Yes Through Google-talk and Skype IM clients on both Mac and Windows||Yes Compatible with instant messengers for Windows and Mac||Yes Through IM clients on desktop and mobile||Yes XMPP (Jabber) : Pidgin, Adium||Yes Using Instant Messaging systems||Yes Windows Platform||- Through IM clients||No Web-interface with desktop notifications||Yes||Yes through IM clients|
|Native mobile application||Yes Mobile apps for iOS and Android devices.||No No native app, but any Jabber/XMPP app will work||No No native app (any Google Talk client or Skype)||Yes Connect with Mobile Clients like Beejive, Verbs or Xabber (any XMPP chat client)||Yes (any Skype, Google Talk or XMPP client)||Yes XMPP (Jabber) : Xabber (Android), IM+ Instant Messenger (iOS, Windows Phone)||Yes Any Skype or Jabber compatible mobile app||Yes Mobile apps for iOS and Android devices.||Yes Web console for mobile devices||No||Yes Desktop, tablet, smartphone... iAdvize enables you to advise your visitors wherever and whenever.||Yes Android, iOS, Windows Phone||-||Yes iOS, Android||-|
|Works for customers on mobile devices?||Yes Works on any modern browser, does not require Flash.||Yes||Yes||Yes Optimized for mobile devices (smartphone & tablet)||Yes Any browser for Rich Web Client or native app (Skype, Google Talk or XMPP)||Yes fully responsive chat box||Yes Yes||Yes Yes.||Yes works on all smartphones such as iPhone, iPad, Android & Blackberry devices||Yes Works on some mobile devices. HTML5 dashboard||Yes https://www.iadvize.com/fr/wp-content/themes/iadvize/layoutImg/fr_FR/screenshots/accueil/screen-accueil-1.jpg||Yes Adapts to the device||Yes Watcheezy is multiplateform (Computer, Mobile and Touchpad)||Yes||Yes|
|Chat statistics||Yes Reports are focused on measuring chat efficiency, including quantity, performance, handle times, conversions reports and many other.||Yes||Yes Detailed Chat Statistics available in the SnapEngage Dashboard + Google Analytics Integration||Yes Complete Chat Statistics (Operators, widgets, goals, etc.), Integration with Google Analytics, Tracking API||Yes Message History, rules performance.||Yes||Yes Amazing statistics and reports||Yes Comprehensive detailed reports available.||Yes Complete chat statistics with reports and analytics||Yes||Yes More than 150 key Performance indicators: Measure your sales and transactions + monitor staff performance + measure satisfaction + Google Analytics||Yes Chats summary and details||Yes Watcheezy provides statistics in real-time with reports and analytics (traffic, coverage rate, conversion rate,number of chats...)||Yes||Yes|
|Multi-site||Yes LiveChat can be added to multiple websites and customized per each.||Yes||Yes Unlimited in all plans||Yes Deploys single or multiple widget per site by group, type of support or user behavior.||Yes Via Departments||Yes no extra charge||Yes Unlimited||Yes Unlimited||Yes Unlimited site access||Yes||Yes Unlimited from the Custom plan : manage your sites as you want and operators can be multi-site||Yes Unlimited websites.||Yes Unlimited number of websites with Eezy offers||Yes Unlimited||Yes no extra payment|
|Multiple operators||Yes Available, every operator can have their own account.||Yes||Yes||Yes Allows group support, routing visitors by specific widgets, topic chosen or, if none, to the available operator.||Yes||Yes||Yes Yes, For PRO and ADVANCED packages only||Yes Yes.||Yes Depends upon subscription package||Yes||Yes Unlimited from the Pro plan||Yes||Yes $15 per additional agent||Yes Unlimited||Yes|
|Conversation transcripts||Yes All chats are stored in LiveChat and can be accessed later on.||Yes||Yes||Yes Transcripts are stored within message center and can be retrieved anytime, downloaded or automatically sent to CRM.||Yes||Yes||Yes Chat linked in real time to visitors already chatted in the past. And full conversation transcripts available||Yes Yes.||Yes Saved both on server and on local system||Yes||Yes Unlimited from the Pro plan||Yes||Yes Full conversation transcripts available and downloadable||Yes||Yes|
|Offline messages||Yes Offline messages are saved as tickets in LiveChat, sent to a help desk or forwarded to a given email address.||Yes Messages sent to an email address(es) or into a CRM.||Yes||Yes Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes Sent to email address||Yes Offline messages are saved as tickets.||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes Storing in system, sending to email||Yes||Yes E-mail can be replied||Yes|
|Cobrowsing||Yes Available via a 3rd party integration.||Yes push webpages||Yes||Yes Guide your visitor to any page- Push webpages||No||Yes Screen recording||No||Yes||No||Yes You can see their actions in real-time. If necessary, your can take control of the visitor's browser||No||Yes||-|
|Visual customization||Yes 4 distinct chat window themes to choose from. CSS customization, branding and white label version are available.||Yes use existing themes or full CSS customization + whitelabel (non-branded) version for an additional fee||Yes Have your own Look'n'Feel customized to your website starting with Businesss plan + whitelabel on Enterprise plan||Yes Fully customizable and text customization||-||Yes||Yes Several themes and text customization + multiple action buttons and your company logo||Yes CSS, image upload...||Yes Fully customizable as per user requirements. Lots of presets available with option to use custom images and text||Yes||Yes Graphic design customisation: interface to customize the chat window as you want||Yes Fully customizable. Colors, dimensions, inscriptions, ... Designer tool or HTML-code upload on your choice||Yes Customize the live chat module directly in the back office||Yes||Yes|
|Visitor details||Yes Detailed information on online visitors include geolocation, IP address, referrer links, time on the website and number of visits, custom events and more.||Yes Geo-location, IP address, browsing time, current & past page details, referrer, No. of visits to site, browser, OS platform, name, email, username, custom data with some API customization, shopping cart info for Shopify and Magento users||Yes User Environment, User IP Address and User Geo Location. Also tracking of visitors navigation across site in real time.||Yes Geo-location, Name, Email, Product, Referral, Browser, OS, Page Impressions, Visits and any info provided by the visitor. No IP address. Data privacy mode available to comply with country regulations.||Yes Via Rich Web Client: view all visitors real time with geo, IP, OS/browser, stats information||Yes You can also show custom visitor info from your database https://developers.smartsupp.com/examples/identify-customers||Yes Name, email, ID, Full Click Path, Time spend, IP, Browser/OS, Referrer, Number of visits, Number of chats, Date of last chats, etc...||Yes Geolocation, IP address, referrer links, browser type, language.||Yes Geo-location, IP address, browsing time, current page details, referrer, footprints, status, browser, OS platform, screen resolution, physical address||Yes||Yes Profile detailed with geo-localization and accessible during a discussion + followed real time by present visitors on the site||Yes Geo, Useragent, Pages, Referrer, Search query, AdSystem, Custom fields, ...||Yes IP address, browsing time, geolocation, current page details, referrer, status, browser, chat history, visit history + 3rd party data (Facebook, Salesforce, Mixpanel...)||Yes See chat users types in real-time, country, town, social networks, etc||Yes|
|Predefined responses||Yes Canned responses are tag-based - by typing in #tag a corresponding answer pops up.||Yes Using 3rd Party Macros||Yes With shortcuts||Yes Very easy to create and use with shortcuts. Can be gathered in groups||Yes||Yes||Yes Shortcuts using # symbol in the chat||Yes Yes.||Yes Canned responses available, Can be created by both admin and operators.||Yes||Yes||Yes Canned messages with folders, autocomplete and live search. Both common and personal.||Yes Réponses pré-enregistrées. Ajout et modification par les conseillers ou le superagent.||- Soon||Yes|
|International support||Yes 40+ languages available + option to customize localization.||Yes||Yes 26 languages||Yes Support in English, German, Dutch, Portuguese||Yes >20 languages||Yes Chat support in English, French and Czech||Yes||Yes 39 Languages||Yes 20 Languages||Yes||Yes Multilingual support: French, English, Spanish and German.||Yes English, Russian||Yes Disponible dans plusieurs langues||Yes 25 languages||Yes|
|Clickpath Tracker||Yes The user's browsing path is displayed in real-time to provide details on visited pages.||Yes||Yes||Yes See at what url your chat partners are and how they navigate over your site.||-||Yes Visitor recording||Yes Every pages, from referrer to current page with associated time spent||Yes Yes.||Yes||No||Yes||Yes||Yes Suivi du parcours de navigation, des interactions avec le site + engagement automatique et personnalisé en fonction du comportement du visiteur.||Yes Real-time|
|Transfer to another operator||Yes Chats can be transferred back and forth between operators. Chat history is transferred along with the visitor.||Yes type !transfer command to transfer to all available operators, transcript link shows to new operator||Yes Transfer easily between agents, tiers and groups||Yes Chat including chats can be forwarded to other operators, including the user details. Easy transfer by command.||Yes !r command in IM apps, one-click in RWC.||Yes||Yes To a specific operator, a group of operator or the first available operator||Yes Yes.||Yes Transfer within operators from same, different departments and reference chat generated for each transferred chat||Yes||Yes||Yes Can be transferred to operator or department. Additional feature is invitation of another operator for joint service.||Yes||Yes Shared inbox between operators. What you see is what your team see||Yes|
|Proactive chat triggers||Yes LiveChat detects when visitors take certain actions on your website and issue chat invitations based on those actions.||Yes Fully customizable rule-based triggers||Yes Proactive chat implementation engages with the visitor on behalf of an agent currently online.||Yes Fully Customizable||Yes||Yes||Yes By time spent||Yes Yes.||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes In PRO plan. Unlimited number of triggers with unlimited condition tree depth. Simple time-based auto-invitation for BASIC plan.||Yes Set your behavioral targeting rules and identify in real time your potential buyers. Start a proactive live chat with them||Yes||Yes|
|Visitor Monitoring||Yes LiveChat can be used to monitor multiple visitors at the same time. The details on browsing visitors can be filtered using built-in filters.||Yes List of visitors shows inside your IM client buddy list or on the screen if using a web-based option. Can enable notifications for when visitors land on your site.||No||Yes Available while user is connected||Yes Via Rich Web Client||Yes||Yes||Yes Yes.||Yes Complete details through ‘visitors’ section from Operator consoles||Yes||Yes You can see their actions in real-time. If necessary, your can take control of the visitor's browser||Yes||Yes IP address, browsing time, geolocation, current page details, referrer, status, browser, chat history, visit history||Yes||Yes Fully customizable rule-based triggers.|
|Video chat||No Not available.||No||No||No||No||No Visitor recording||No||Yes Yes.||No||No||Yes Give them the opportunity to access reassuring and human support by video conference. They can decide whether they are visible or not.||No||No Chat audio et vidéo utilisant le WebRTC||- Soon||No|
|Remote screenshot||Yes Available via integrations with 3rd party apps.||No||Yes||Yes||No||Yes Screen recording||No||No||No||No||No||- Soon||No|