Which A/B testing tools or multivariate testing software should you use for split-testing?

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Unsure whether to use Optimizely, VWO, Convert, Unbounce, Maxymiser, Google Optimize, SiteSpect, or an alternative platform for your split-testing?

Here’s the ultimate comparison of A/B testing software, multivariate testing tools and split-testing platforms.

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Initial set-up cost Ongoing costs Technology compatibility
A/B or MVT?
Type of MVT
Can it be self hosted
Can multiple goals be set?
Can traffic be segmented?
Used on email campaigns
Has a platform for creating webpages
Customer support by phone Self service or full service

AB Tasty
AB Tasty
Free Trial From €40 Client-side
Both Full factorial ✓ ✓ ✓ ✓ ✓ ✓ Both

Accenture Digital Optimization
Accenture Omni-Channel Testing Platform
~$33,000 $160,000-
$320,000
Client-side
Both Several
(see details)
✓ ✓ ✓ ✓(see details)
X ✓(see details)
Both

Adobe Target
Adobe Target
Contact Adobe Usually a four-figure monthly fee Server-side
Both Taguchi ✓(see details)
✓ ✓ ✓ X ✓ Both

OpenText Software logo
OpenText Optimost
Contact OpenText Optimost Usually a four-figure monthly fee Client-side
Both Optimal design X ✓ ✓ ✓ X ✓ Both

Conversion Multiplier
ClickThroo
None $195-$1195 /month Server-side
A/B N/A X ✓ ✓ ✓ ✓ ✓ Both

Conductrics
Conductrics
Contact Conductrics for details. Monthly fee
(Contact Conductrics for details.)
Client and Server-side
Both Full factorial
(see details)
Contact Conductrics for details ✓(see details)
✓ ✓ X ✓ Self service

Convert Experiments
Convert
None From $499 per month Client-side
Both Full and fractional factorial ✓ ✓ ✓ X ✓ ✓ Both

CRE Engine
CRE Engine
Contact CRE Contact CRE Server-side
A/B N/A ✓ ✓ ✓ ✓ X ✓ Full service

Webtrekk
Webtrekk
None Usually a four-figure monthly fee Client and Server-side
Both Full factorial
(see details)
✓(see details)
✓
(unlimited)
✓ ✓ X ✓ Both

Get Smart Content
GetSmartContent
None From $500 per month Client-side
A/B N/A X ✓ ✓ X X ✓ Both

Google Optimize 360
Google Optimize 360
None None Client-side
A/B N/A X ✓ ✓ X X ?(see details)
Both
(see details)

HiConversion
HiConversion
Contact HiConversion Contact HiConversion Client-side
Both Proprietary adaptive fractional factorial ✓ ✓ ✓ ✓ X ✓ Both

Kameleoon
Kameleoon
None Flat monthly fee (contact Kameleoon) Client-side
Both Full factorial ✓ ✓ ✓ X ✓ ✓ Both

Maxymiser
Oracle Maxymiser
None Usually a four-figure monthly fee Client-side
Both Several
(see details)
✓ ✓ ✓ ✓ X ✓ Both

Monetate
Monetate
Contact Monetate Flat monthly fee based on previous 12 months’ traffic Client-side
Both Several
(see details)
X ✓ ✓ ✓ X ✓ Both

Omniconvert
Omniconvert
None From $59/month Client-side
Both Full factorial X ✓ ✓ X X ✓ Self service

Optimizely
Optimizely
Free Flat monthly fee (contact Optimizely for details) Client-side
Both Full factorial X ✓ ✓ X X ✓ Self service

SiteSpect
SiteSpect
See details
See details
Proxy server method
Both Full and fractional factorial. ✓ ✓ ✓ ✓ X ✓ Both

SiteTuners
SiteTuners
None $1k-$2.5k per test Client-side
Both Proprietary non
-parametric technology
X ✓(see details)
✓ ? X ✓ Both

Unbounce
Unbounce
Free Free or $29-$999
/month, depending on traffic
Server-side
A/B N/A X ✓ X ✓ ✓ ✓ Self service

Visual Website Optimizer
VWO
None $49-$729
/month
Client-side
Both Full factorial ✓ ✓ ✓ ✓ ✓ ✓ Self service

Webtrends
Webtrends
Contact Webtrends Usually a four-figure monthly fee Client-side
Both
(see details)
Several
X
✓

✓

✓
X ✓ Both

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