Compare Freshdesk vs Kayako

See this comparison of Freshdesk vs. Kayako based on data from user reviews. Freshdesk rates 4.4/5 stars with 1721 reviews. Kayako rates 4.1/5 stars with 145 reviews. Each product's score is calculated by real-time data from verified user reviews.

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Freshdesk
Freshdesk
Based on 1710 reviews
Kayako
Kayako
Based on 145 reviews
 
Sprout
Free for UNLIMITED agents
Free
$0 up to 3 agents
 
Blossom
$19 / agent / month billed annually
Inbox
$9 /agent/month
 
Garden
$35 / agent / month billed annually
Team
$15 /agent/month
 
Estate
$49 / agent / month billed annually
Growth
$39 /agent/month
 
Forest
$89 / agent / month billed annually
Scale
$59 /agent/month
 
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8.6
(Based on 1589 reviews)
8.2
(Based on 141 reviews)
Ease of UseSee More
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8.9
(Based on 1599 reviews)
8.5
(Based on 139 reviews)
Ease of SetupSee More
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8.7
(Based on 1220 reviews)
8.1
(Based on 101 reviews)
Ease of AdminSee More
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8.8
(Based on 1249 reviews)
8.2
(Based on 106 reviews)
Quality of SupportSee More
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9.1
(Based on 1548 reviews)
8.4
(Based on 131 reviews)
Ease of Doing Business WithSee More
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9.0
(Based on 1190 reviews)
8.5
(Based on 106 reviews)
Product Direction (% positive)See More
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8.8
(Based on 1584 reviews)
7.4
(Based on 138 reviews)
Small-Business (50 or fewer emp.)
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
55.9%
53.9%
Mid-Market (51-1000 emp.)
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
34.7%
38.3%
Enterprise (> 1000 emp.)
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
9.4%
7.8%
 
Information Technology and Services
20.2%
Information Technology and Services
26.0%
 
Computer Software
15.0%
Computer Software
16.4%
 
Internet
6.3%
Telecommunications
7.9%
 
Education Management
3.6%
Internet
4.5%
 
E-Learning
3.5%
Marketing and Advertising
4.0%
 
Other
51.3%
Other
41.2%
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Clyde C.
User in Music

Freshdesk is a big improvement over handling support via email. It keeps responses from customers together and provides good tools for sharing support responsibilities with other agents. The "solutions" section is very helpful to my customers and is easier...

Nicole J.
User in Information Technology and Services

Kayako was easy to use out of the box. Our Support Staff was able to adapt and use it efficiently right away. Previously, the software we utilized was a very manual process so the automation of Kayako was crucial to the Support team and allowed additional...

Most Helpful Critical Review
Most Helpful Critical Review
Lazar T.
User in Banking

No distinctively extra feature. Stuck in Web 2.0 era / no explicit IPhone IPad support. Some unnecessary error messages (caused by blocked referrals)

G2 Crowd User in Marketing and Advertising

Resource management is not sufficient, support is quite poor.

 
 

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