Compare Looker vs Tableau Desktop

See this comparison of Looker vs. Tableau Desktop based on data from user reviews. Looker rates 4.4/5 stars with 239 reviews. Tableau Desktop rates 4.3/5 stars with 474 reviews. Each product's score is calculated by real-time data from verified user reviews.

 
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PROFESSIONAL EDITION
$1,999 / per user
 
Personal Edition
$999 / per user
 
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8.6
(Based on 193 reviews)
8.8
(Based on 430 reviews)
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8.1
(Based on 192 reviews)
8.1
(Based on 435 reviews)
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8.2
(Based on 98 reviews)
8.3
(Based on 175 reviews)
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8.7
(Based on 103 reviews)
8.1
(Based on 168 reviews)
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9.2
(Based on 164 reviews)
8.4
(Based on 342 reviews)
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9.3
(Based on 94 reviews)
8.6
(Based on 156 reviews)
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8.6
(Based on 184 reviews)
8.8
(Based on 431 reviews)
Small-Business (50 or fewer emp.)
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
18.9%
15.7%
Mid-Market (51-1000 emp.)
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
70.6%
33.5%
Enterprise (> 1000 emp.)
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
10.5%
50.8%
 
Internet
22.4%
Higher Education
11.7%
 
Computer Software
18.3%
Information Technology and Services
10.8%
 
Information Technology and Services
11.5%
Hospital & Health Care
6.5%
 
Marketing and Advertising
5.6%
Marketing and Advertising
6.0%
 
Retail
3.8%
Internet
5.9%
 
Other
38.3%
Other
59.2%
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Alan C.
Administrator in Staffing and Recruiting

So many things are done right: - The simplicity of creating a meta schema using lookml, the learning curve is lightning fast - The flexibility of the system, making data available to inter customer has never been so easy - The support team is really...

Jeff B.
User in Retail

Tableau enables users the ability build data visualizations in the matter of minutes without requiring technical report development knowledge. In my opinion, the top 5 best qualities: 1. Drag and drop functionality is easy for any user to...

Most Helpful Critical Review
Most Helpful Critical Review
G2 Crowd User in Information Technology and Services

I have some trouble making visualizations exactly to my liking in Looker. It can handle basic charts such as line and bar graphs well, but when I want to create a complex visualization I often find myself longing for more customization.

Kimiko T.
User in Real Estate

Needs an updated UI and better data connection process

 
 

See the simple process of connecting your database to Looker and gaining insights to your data with Anika Kuesters Smith - Smith of Looker. With Looker's modeling language, LookML, your business logic is easily repeatable and reusable, allowing your analysts to better leverage the data and save time from writing SQL queries. Easily visualize your data sets and create dashboards, connecting your organization's teams to better collaborate and gain insight.

In this demo you'll learn about:

- Connecting your data to Looker
- Building out your data model
- Creating and sharing dashboards
- Generating and scheduling reports for various departments

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