Top 25 Online Video Platforms and Video Marketing Software of 2020

THE WORLD'S LEADING ONLINE VIDEO SOLUTIONS THAT MADE THE BIGGEST IMPACT IN 2019.

Welcome to the 2020 Top 25 Online Video Platforms and Video Marketing Software List! Here you’ll find a shortlist of the video software solutions and companies that made the biggest impact during the year.

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1. Frame.io

Category: Video Collaboration

Solution Breakdown

Price: $15 per month
Platform Features
Customer Support
Integrations
Innovation Level

Features

  • Full video post production collaboration
  • Team collaboration and access rights and controls
  • Time stamped comments and threaded replies
  • Mobile app for easy collaboration on the go

Pricing

  • Frame.io pricing starts at $15 a month.
  • Packaging is based on projects, storage and collaborators.

Track Record

  • Been in business since 2014
  • Major venture funding
  • Anchor customers Disney, CBS, BuzzFeed
  • Cutting edge technology

What’s cool

  • Integrations with video editing tools like Final Cut Pro and Premier
  • Interactive collaboration
  • Access rights make it easy to manage multiple clients

2. Cincopa

Category: Video Hosting & Management

Solution Breakdown

Price: Free and $99 one-time.
Platform Features
Customer Support
Integrations
Innovation Level

Features

  • Templates that support all media types: video, audio and photo.
  • Mix different multimedia types in one gallery.
  • Audio player with playlist, fixed and floating layout.
  • Add custom email collection forms from HTML code or external URL.

Pricing

  • Free plan is offered.
  • $99 for life plan is most popular
  • Plans are based on traffic and storage
  • Enterprise plans available

Track Record

  • Been in business since 2006
  • Large global customer base
  • Proven at scale

What’s cool

  • The ability to mix different media types in one experience, video, images, audio.
  • Video player is easily custom skinned
  • Media library templates
  • Cost is attractive

3. Vimeo

Category: Video Hosting, OTT, Monetization, Live Streaming

Solution Breakdown

Price: $20 per month
Platform Features
Customer Support
Integrations
Innovation Level

Features

  • Video hosting and streaming for businesses of all sizes
  • Advanced privacy settings
  • Private review pages
  • Live streaming capabilities
  • Multiple user access and team management

Pricing

  • Pricing starts at $20 per month.
  • Limited web support is included
  • Plans are based on features, storage and bandwidth

Track Record

  • Platform is one of the original online video platforms
  • Thousands of global customers
  • Significant venture capital raised

What’s cool

  • Perfect for simple video hosting and publishing on the web
  • Easy tools to password protect videos.
  • Premium tools for subscriptions and monetization
  • Live video streaming capabilities

4. Brightcove

Category: Video Hosting, Video Marketing, Internal Communications

Solution Breakdown

Price: $199 per month
Platform Features
Customer Support
Integrations
Innovation Level

Features

  • Video hosting and CDN services for both on demand and live streaming
  • Ad integration support
  • Analytics
  • APIs and SDK for development and 3rd party platform apps.
  • Video Gallery toolset for building video experiences

Pricing

  • Pricing starts at $199 a month
  • Plans are based on features and video plays
  • Account management and support included

Track Record

  • Been in business since 2004
  • Publicly listed company (NSADAQ: BCOV)
  • Hundreds of customers
  • Global enterprise customer base
  • Proven at scale with large agencies and brands

What’s cool

  • Easily create branded video sites connect to a domain
  • Interactive feature sets
  • Video security and SSO features

5. Wistia

Category: Video Hosting, Video Marketing, Content Creation

Solution Breakdown

Price: $99 per month
Platform Features
Customer Support
Integrations
Innovation Level

Features

  • Advanced Analytics, including identity tracking and engagement
  • Organize video content into playlists that can be assigned to a player
  • Record video from a web browser
  • Video security features, including IP white listing and password protection

Pricing

  • Pricing starts at $99 a month
  • Pricing is based on the number of videos
  • Support is included only with premium plans

Track Record

  • Been in business since 2006
  • One of the original video hosting platforms
  • Used on over 300,000 websites

What’s cool

  • Simple yet powerful video hosting
  • Video email gating and lead generation
  • Fast loading HTML5 video player that works on mobile
  • Simple video capture tool

6. JWPlayer

Category: Video Hosting & Management

Solution Breakdown

Price: $25 per month
Platform Features
Customer Support
Integrations
Innovation Level

Features

  • HTML5 video player with full customization and configuration options
  • Video advertising platform and integration with ad exchanges and networks
  • iOS and Android video app creation
  • Adaptive streaming allowing for fluid playback across any device and bandwidth scenario

Pricing

  • Pricing starts at $25 a month
  • Plans are based on the number of videos and plays
  • Supports high volume streaming

Track Record

  • Been in business since 2007
  • Raise over $50 million in venture funding
  • Global customer base
  • Proven at scale

What’s cool

  • Video player is fast and flexible for customization
  • APIs have excellent documentation
  • Global support and account management
  • Simple interface

7. Powtoon

Category: Content Creation

Solution Breakdown

Price: Free and $19 per month
Platform Features
Customer Support
Integrations
Innovation Level

Features

  • Create studio-quality HD live and animated videos in minutes
  • Huge library of professionally-designed templates, scenes, characters, props, millions of videos, soundtracks, text
  • Integrations with YouTube, Facebook, Facebook Ads Manager, Twitter, Wistia, Hubspot.

Pricing

  • Pricing starts at $16 a month
  • Plans are based on the number of video exports per month
  • Support is included with all plans

Track Record

  • Been in business since 2011
  • Proven customer base with logos such as Coca-Cola, Costco, Pfizer
  • Significant venture capital raised

What’s cool

  • Super easy to create a video out of thin air
  • Thousands of templates, audio, scenes, characters, etc to choose from
  • Helpful support and lots of online resources

8. Vidyard

Category: Video Marketing, Video For Sales

Solution Breakdown

Price: $1,500 per month
Platform Features
Customer Support
Integrations
Innovation Level

Features

  • Video hosting
  • Create and design a branded video player, change color size, etc.
  • Engagement analytics including contact tracking
  • Social media and marketing integrations
  • Salesforce.com integration and app

Pricing

  • Pricing starts at $1,500 a month
  • Plans are based on features and number of videos
  • Account management and support included

Track Record

  • Been in business since 2012
  • Significant venture capital raised
  • Reputable customer base and agency partners
  • Proven at scale with large agencies and brands

What’s cool

  • Tools for creating video
  • Integrations with MAPs and CRMs
  • Interactive video tools

9. Wirewax

Category: Interactive Video

Solution Breakdown

Price: $69 per month
Platform Features
Customer Support
Integrations
Innovation Level

Features

  • Transform any video into a connected, interactive video with little or no effort Detects faces & objects in video
  • Add tags to anything in a video

Pricing

  • Pricing starts at $69 a month
  • Plans are based on features and video length
  • Account management and support included

Track Record

  • Been in business since 2009
  • Reputable customer base and agency partners
  • Proven at scale with large agencies and brands

What’s cool

  • Full service solution for end-to-end concept to deployment
  • Commerce solutions for retail
  • Built in video player

10. BombBomb

Category: Video in Email, Video For Sales

Solution Breakdown

Price: $49 per month
Platform Features
Customer Support
Integrations
Innovation Level

Features

  • Create video emails easily with a web creator
  • Get analytics on exactly who’s opening emails, clicking links, watching your videos, etc.
  • Send individual emails or an entire series of emails automatically.

Pricing

  • Pricing starts at $49 a month
  • Plans are based on the number of contacts
  • Plans include support

Track Record

  • Been in business since 2006
  • Raised venture funding
  • Global customer base
  • Proven at scale with large agencies and brands

What’s cool

  • Record and send video emails from Gmail and Outlook
  • Real-time alerts for quick follow up
  • Easy to roll across sales, account or support teams

11. MovingImage

Category: Video Hosting, Internal Communications, Secure Video

Solution Breakdown

Price: Not publicly listed
Platform Features
Customer Support
Integrations
Innovation Level

Features

  • Secure Enterprise Video Platform allows for easy integration into existing IT ecosystem
  • SSL encryption, referrer protection and IP whitelisting
  • Mobile App for managing and uploading videos on the go

Pricing

  • Pricing is not publicly listed
  • Support is included with all plans

Track Record

  • Been in business since 2004
  • Proven with large brands like Merck, Bayer, Vodafone and VW
  • Hundreds of global customers

What’s cool

  • End-to-end enterprise video platform
  • Easy to use interface along with user management for teams
  • Robust video security
  • Mobile application

12. Lightstream

Category: Video Live Streaming

Solution Breakdown

Price: Offered for free
Platform Features
Customer Support
Integrations
Innovation Level

Features

  • Start a live stream from a web browser.
  • The best encoding settings are automatically selected.
  • Mobile app for stream management, start, stop, and switch scenes.

Pricing

  • Free unrestricted version
  • Enterprise versions available, contact vendor for pricing.
  • Support is included with all plans

Track Record

  • Been in business since 2014
  • Proven company with hundreds of customers.
  • Company is head quartered in Chicago, USA.

What’s cool

  • Super simple yet powerful tool for live streaming
  • Free and reliable solution for broadcasts
  • Collaborate on broadcasts by sending a link to remotely add cameras to the stream.

13. Hippo Video

Category: Screen Capture, Video For Sales, Video Hosting, Collaboration

Solution Breakdown

Price: Offered for free or $15 a month
Platform Features
Customer Support
Integrations
Innovation Level

Features

  • Create or record videos quickly from a web browser.
  • Capture screens, webcam recording and audio
  • Trim clips, cut, crop, add text and annotate
  • Add background music and narrate

Pricing

  • Free unrestricted version.
  • Paid plans starting at $15 a month.
  • Enterprise versions available.
  • Support is included with all plans

Track Record

  • Been in business since 2016.
  • Global brand with service anywhere in the world.
  • Trusted by 5,000+ global customers.

What’s cool

  • Free to get started.
  • Record videos in support tickets from Freshdesk, Zendesk and FB Workplace.
  • Integrates with Gmail, Google Classroom, Google Docs, Google Slides and D2L.

14. Boxcast

Category: Video Live Streaming

Solution Breakdown

Price: $99.99 per month
Platform Features
Customer Support
Integrations
Innovation Level

Features

  • All plans include unlimited broadcast & unlimited viewers
  • Stream to Facebook, YouTube, Periscope, and others
  • Ticketed Monetization
  • Password protection

Pricing

  • Boxcast pricing starts at $99.99 a month.
  • Packaging based on feature sets

Track Record

  • Been in business since 2009
  • Headquartered in the United States
  • Experience with large enterprise brands
  • Accessible customer support.

What’s cool

  • End-to-end solution
  • Mobile hardware encoding
  • Scales to handle large live events
  • Intuitive user interface

15. StoryXpress

Category: Personalized Video, Interactive Video

Solution Breakdown

Price: Not publicly listed.
Platform Features
Customer Support
Integrations
Innovation Level

Features

  • Convert images, text and video clips into personalized videos.
  • Leverage open APIs to automate the video creation process.
  • Convert image galleries into rich beautiful videos.
  • Create completely individualized videos with interactive elements.

Pricing

  • Contact StoryXpress for pricing.
  • Support is included with all plans.

Track Record

  • Been in business since 2013.
  • Experience with large enterprise brands
  • Innovative product roadmap.
  • Accessible customer support.

What’s cool

  • Scalable solution for creating personalized videos
  • Perfect for automatically creating product videos from photos.
  • Amazingly flexible with open APIs.
  • Intuitive user interface.

16. Microsoft Stream

Category: Internal Communications, Video Collaboration, Video Hosting & Management Content

Solution Breakdown

Price: $3 a user, per month
Platform Features
Customer Support
Integrations
Innovation Level

Features

  • Easily standup a secure video portal connected to an existing SharePoint instance.
  • Organize content into channels and groups with different access levels
  • Enhance accessibility and discoverability with intelligence features such as transcripts and facial recognition.
  • Easily share video in SharePoint posts and pages

Pricing

  • Pricing starts at $3 a user, a month
  • Pricing is user-based
  • Support is included
  • Integration with SharePoint included in all plans

Track Record

  • Platform launch in 2017
  • Product line of Microsoft

What’s cool

  • Makes it easy to stand up a secure video portal for employees without IT resources.
  • Upload and distribute videos within SharePoint
  • Facial recognition and advanced meta data management

17. Wipster

Category: Video Production Collaboration

Solution Breakdown

Price: $8.25 per month
Platform Features
Customer Support
Integrations
Innovation Level

Features

  • Comment and reply on a specific part of the video, image or PDF.
  • Feedback automatically collated into a worklist.
  • Team collaboration within the same account, including user roles.
  • Receive comment notifications wherever the user is in the app.

Pricing

  • Pricing starts at $8.25 a month per team
  • Plans are based on the number of video projects and other assets in the system.
  • Perfect for agencies

Track Record

  • Been in business since 2012
  • Raised venture funding
  • Global customer base
  • Proven at scale with large agencies and brands

What’s cool

  • Very easy to use and invite team members
  • Integrates with video platforms like Wistia, Vidyard and Brightcove
  • Global support and account management
  • Video-centric features

18. Grabyo

Category: Content Creation

Solution Breakdown

Price: Not publicly listed
Platform Features
Customer Support
Integrations
Innovation Level

Features

  • Broadcast premium-quality live streams to Facebook, Periscope, Twitter and YouTube
  • Add graphics and animated video graphics on top of the live feeds.
  • Edit and clip video in real-time
  • Collaborate with team members using shared editing tools and compositions.

Pricing

  • Pricing is not publicly listed
  • Support is included with all plans

Track Record

  • Been in business since 2013
  • Proven at scale with large broadcasters
  • Significant capital raised

What’s cool

  • Ability to broadcast to multiple destinations at the same time.
  • Real-time clipping and publishing of highlights
  • Professional quality inputs and outputs

19. Dacast

Category: Video Hosting & Management, Live Streaming, China Video Hosting

Solution Breakdown

Price: $19 per month
Platform Features
Customer Support
Integrations
Innovation Level

Features

  • Complete end-to-end video hosting, live streaming, management and delivery platform.
  • Live stream is delivered via premium CDNs like Akamai and EdgeCast
  • Publish directly to an HTML5 video player with advanced features such as Pay Per View paywalls.
  • Stream live on Facebook.
  • Stream and playback video in china.

Pricing

  • Dacast is offered via four plans and starts at $19 a month.
  • Plans are based on usage such as bandwidth, storage and viewer hours.
  • Support comes standard with all plans.

Track Record

  • One of the original legacy video platforms, in operation since 2008.
  • Very large global consumer and enterprise customer base.
  • Reliable video delivery via relationships with premium CDNs such as Akamai and EdgeCast.
  • Recently acquired video platform vzaar

What’s cool

  • Out-of-the-box video live streaming with minimal setup.
  • Offers video delivery into mainland China.
  • Video monetization and paywall options included.
  • Option to white label the video platform.
  • Robust API set.

20. Mindstamp

Category: Interactive Video

Solution Breakdown

Price: Free plan & $15 a month
Platform Features
Customer Support
Integrations
Innovation Level

Features

  • Type on top of the video to add a comment into the video.
  • Ask free response, multiple choice, voice, and video questions.
  • Add buttons throughout the video to prompt viewers to move throughout the video, open a link, start email, & more.
  • Highlight and draw on the screen to draw attention to specific parts.
  • Add clickable images throughout a video
  • Video analytics including individual play reports

Pricing

  • Offered via four plans and starting at $15 per month.
  • Plans are based on the number of interactive videos created, playback time and storage, as well as additional branding features.
  • A free plan is also available.
  • Support is available with all plans.

Track Record

  • Been in business since 2018
  • Very reputable customers.
  • Positive customer feedback on 50Wheel and other review sites.
  • Proven at scale with large agencies and brands

What’s cool

  • Easily make any video interactive
  • Probably most affordable “enterprise-grade” interactive video platform.
  • Great for elearning with quiz features
  • Personable and responsive support

21. Rocketium

Category: Auto-Generated Video Creation, Template-Driven Video Creation

Solution Breakdown

Price: $49 per month
Platform Features
Customer Support
Integrations
Innovation Level

Features

  • Built-in article-to-video converter.
  • Create videos automatically in mass from virtually any data source,
  • Extensive branding options. Import your logo, brand color palette, fonts, music, intros, and outros.
  • Work with your colleagues and collaborate together on projects in teams.
  • API and white-label options.

Pricing

  • Pricing starts at $49 a month and there are four plans to choose from.
  • Plans are based on export and branding features.
  • Support is offered with all plans.

Track Record

  • Been in business since 2015
  • Enterprise customer base with brands such as Amazon, Canon and ESPN.
  • Proven platform at scale.

What’s cool

  • No design experience is needed to use Rocketium.
  • Over 200 themes and templates.
  • Multi-language support + automatic translation to 100+ languages
  • Make videos in square, portrait, and landscape orientations for mobile devices, tablets, and desktop.

22. Panopto

Category: Secure and Protected Video, Video Content Management

Solution Breakdown

Price: Pricing not publicly listed.
Platform Features
Customer Support
Integrations
Innovation Level

Features

  • Launch and manage secure portals for hosting and sharing video content
  • Easy-to-use live streaming and video recording
  • Advanced video search to located content based on a variety of parameters
  • Robust APIs and SDKs

Pricing

  • Pricing is not publicly listed.
  • Packaging includes support.
  • Designed for companies with employees of all sizes.

Track Record

  • One of the original legacy video platform, in business since 2007.
  • Proven global customer base of all sizes including small business to enterprise.
  • Proven at scale with thousands of employees.

What’s cool

  • Mobile apps to capture and record video
  • Easily set up and brand protected video portals.
  • Full live streaming capabilities for town halls
  • Captioning and transcriptions.

23. Biteable

Category: Template-Driven Video Creation, Video Content Creation

Solution Breakdown

Price: $23 per month
Platform Features
Customer Support
Integrations
Innovation Level

Features

  • Hundreds of animated, live action or photo scenes in lots of different styles and pre-made video templates.
  • Create and edit video on a simple drag-and-drop timeline.
  • Choose royalty free music from a large, high-quality music library.
  • Share completed videos on YouTube, Twitter or Facebook with a direct sync

Pricing

  • Two plans to choose from including a plan with free access to the studio.
  • Annual plan starts at $23 a month and includes unlimited exports and royalty free content.

Track Record

  • Been in business since 2014
  • Proven customer base with logos such as Shopify, Microsoft, Mattel, Hilton and IBM

What’s cool

  • Easy way to create personalized content experiences.
  • Hundreds of templates to choose from
  • Royalty free stock music and photos

24. Quickpage

Category: Video For Sales, Video in Email, Video Creation

Solution Breakdown

Price: Starting at $29 a month
Platform Features
Customer Support
Integrations
Innovation Level

Features

  • Film and record video directly from a mobile phone using the native app
  • Trim and brand the video
  • Send the video via email and SMS
  • Upload completed videos to social channels such as Facebook and YouTube

Pricing

  • Quickpage is offered for both individuals and teams starting at $29 a month.
  • A free trial is also offered.
  • Support is included with all plans

Track Record

  • Been in business since 2016
  • Thousands of customer around the world.
  • Best customer ratings in respective categories.

What’s cool

  • Record videos from any mobile phone
  • Share videos in a branded page or via email
  • Video hosting and sharing to Facebook
  • So easy, anyone can use it!

25. Kaltura

Category: Video Hosting, Internal Communication, Live Streaming

Solution Breakdown

Price: Starts at $499 per month
Platform Features
Customer Support
Integrations
Innovation Level

Features

  •  Capture and manage recorded videos of lectures
  • Organize content, search media, edit, moderate, create playlists
  • Full HD live streaming and archiving
  • Video portals and security

Pricing

  • Pricing starts at $499 per month
  • Support is an additional cost
  • Plans are based on features, storage and bandwidth

Track Record

  • Been in business since 2006
  • One of the original online video platforms
  • Trusted by thousands of global brands
  • Used for mission critical live streaming

What’s cool

  • Robust video player development framework
  • Video portals with user management
  • Advanced meta data and video workflow management

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