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based on preference data from user reviews. Chartio rates 4.5/5 stars with 273 reviews. By contrast, Looker rates 4.4/5 stars with 930 reviews. Each product's score is calculated with real-time data from verified user reviews, to help you make the best choice between these two options, and decide which one is best for your business needs.
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4.5 out of 5
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4.4 out of 5
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Market Segments
Chartio
Chartio
Mid-Market (60.0% of reviews)
Looker
Looker
Mid-Market (69.0% of reviews)
Entry Level Price
Chartio
Chartio
$40 per user/month
Looker
Looker
No pricing information available

Chartio vs Looker

When assessing the two solutions, reviewers found Chartio easier to use, set up, and administer. Reviewers also preferred doing business with Chartio overall.

  • Chartio and Looker both meet the requirements of our reviewers at a comparable rate.
  • When comparing quality of ongoing product support, Chartio and Looker provide similar levels of assistance.
  • For feature updates and roadmaps, our reviewers preferred the direction of Looker over Chartio.
Categories
Shared Categories
Chartio
Chartio
Looker
Looker
Chartio and Looker are categorized as Analytics Platforms
Unique Categories
Chartio
Chartio is categorized as Data Visualization
Pricing
Chartio
Chartio Pricing
Startup
$40 per user/month
Growth
$60per user/month
Premium
Custom(schedule a demo for more information)
Free Trial
Looker
Looker Pricing
Free Trial
Ratings
Meets Requirements
Chartio
Chartio
8.7
Responses: 249
Looker
Looker
8.7
Responses: 648
Ease of Use
Chartio
Chartio
8.8
Responses: 252
Looker
Looker
8.2
Responses: 646
Ease of Setup
Chartio
Chartio
9.0
Responses: 121
Looker
Looker
7.9
Responses: 266
Ease of Admin
Chartio
Chartio
8.7
Responses: 124
Looker
Looker
8.2
Responses: 280
Quality of Support
Chartio
Chartio
9.0
Responses: 211
Looker
Looker
9.0
Responses: 544
Ease of Doing Business With
Chartio
Chartio
9.1
Responses: 116
Looker
Looker
9.0
Responses: 262
Product Direction (% positive)
Chartio
Chartio
8.6
Responses: 247
Looker
Looker
8.8
Responses: 605
Features
Reports
Reports Interface
Chartio
Chartio
8.6
Responses: 179
Looker
Looker
8.7
Responses: 343
Verified Feature
Steps to Answer
Chartio
Chartio
8.1
Responses: 153
Looker
Looker
8.2
Responses: 314
Verified Feature
Graphs and Charts
Chartio
Chartio
8.6
Responses: 186
Looker
Looker
8.0
Responses: 346
Verified Feature
Score Cards
Chartio
Chartio
8.2
Responses: 112
Looker
Looker
8.1
Responses: 239
Verified Feature
Dashboards
Chartio
Chartio
9.0
Responses: 187
Looker
Looker
8.6
Responses: 349
Verified Feature
Data Preparation
Connectors
Chartio
Chartio
9.1
Responses: 11
Looker
Looker
8.3
Responses: 95
Verified Feature
Data Governance
Chartio
Chartio
8.2
Responses: 10
Looker
Looker
8.4
Responses: 90
Verified Feature
Data Modeling and Blending
Data Querying
Chartio
Chartio
8.6
Responses: 13
Looker
Looker
8.7
Responses: 123
Verified Feature
Data Filtering
Chartio
Chartio
9.0
Responses: 13
Looker
Looker
8.9
Responses: 132
Verified Feature
Data Blending
Chartio
Chartio
9.4
Responses: 13
Looker
Looker
8.5
Responses: 121
Verified Feature
Self Service
Calculated Fields
Chartio
Chartio
8.6
Responses: 151
Looker
Looker
8.5
Responses: 325
Verified Feature
Data Column Filtering
Chartio
Chartio
8.7
Responses: 162
Looker
Looker
8.8
Responses: 335
Verified Feature
Data Discovery
Chartio
Chartio
8.0
Responses: 140
Looker
Looker
8.6
Responses: 322
Verified Feature
Search
Chartio
Chartio
7.7
Responses: 134
Looker
Looker
8.1
Responses: 320
Verified Feature
Collaboration / Workflow
Chartio
Chartio
7.7
Responses: 135
Looker
Looker
8.2
Responses: 305
Verified Feature
Automodeling
Chartio
Chartio
7.5
Responses: 98
Looker
Looker
7.6
Responses: 232
Verified Feature
Advanced Analytics
Predictive Analytics
Chartio
Chartio
5.6
Responses: 60
Looker
Looker
7.5
Responses: 164
Verified Feature
Data Visualization
Chartio
Chartio
8.6
Responses: 154
Looker
Looker
8.2
Responses: 330
Verified Feature
Big Data Services
Chartio
Chartio
7.5
Responses: 81
Looker
Looker
8.1
Responses: 242
Verified Feature
Building Reports
Data Transformation
Chartio
Chartio
8.7
Responses: 81
Looker
Looker
8.3
Responses: 154
Verified Feature
Data Modeling
Chartio
Chartio
8.2
Responses: 70
Looker
Looker
8.7
Responses: 162
Verified Feature
WYSIWYG Report Design
Chartio
Chartio
8.5
Responses: 72
Looker
Looker
8.3
Responses: 136
Verified Feature
Integration APIs
Chartio
Chartio
7.6
Responses: 39
Looker
Looker
8.1
Responses: 104
Verified Feature
Platform
Mobile User Support
Chartio
Chartio
Not enough data available
Looker
Looker
Not enough data available
Customization
Chartio
Chartio
Not enough data available
Looker
Looker
Not enough data available
User, Role, and Access Management
Chartio
Chartio
Not enough data available
Looker
Looker
Not enough data available
Internationalization
Chartio
Chartio
Not enough data available
Looker
Looker
Not enough data available
Sandbox / Test Environments
Chartio
Chartio
Not enough data available
Looker
Looker
Not enough data available
Performance and Reliability
Chartio
Chartio
Not enough data available
Looker
Looker
Not enough data available
Breadth of Partner Applications
Chartio
Chartio
Not enough data available
Looker
Looker
Not enough data available
Reviewers' Company Size
Reviewers of both Chartio and Looker were most often representing companies in the Mid-Market segment.
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
Chartio
Chartio
35.1%
Looker
Looker
13.8%
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
Chartio
Chartio
60.0%
Looker
Looker
69.0%
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
Chartio
Chartio
4.9%
Looker
Looker
17.2%
Reviewers' Industry
Chartio
Chartio Industry
Internet
14.3%
Computer Software
13.6%
Information Technology and Services
10.9%
Marketing and Advertising
6.0%
Financial Services
6.0%
Other
49.1%
Looker
Looker Industry
Computer Software
11.0%
Internet
9.4%
Information Technology and Services
9.2%
Financial Services
8.2%
Marketing and Advertising
7.9%
Other
54.3%
Reviews
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Chartio
Asa P.
User in Pharmaceuticals

The speed at which I can access our data through Chartio has changed how I go about analytics. We were using an older version of Crystal for all our reporting needs, and we were just hand cuffed as it relates to our ability to access data. As the Director...

Looker
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...

Most Helpful Critical Review
Chartio
GI
User in Internet

I dislike the delays in loading, and the lack of a standard grid to create dashboards.

Looker
G
User in Consumer Goods

Looker forces a company into two streams of thought: an analyst first culture and essentially married to Looker. Looker really thrives at young or small companies with no centralized reporting or analytics/data science teams. For the few people who know...

Discussions
Chartio
Chartio Discussions
How can I export my data?
1 comment
Jessica N.
JN
All dashboards and reports have a download feature.Read more
Monty the Mongoose crying
Chartio has no more discussions with answers
Looker
Looker Discussions
Best way to start on visualizations?
2 comments
FS
Looker has a built-in set of visualizations that you can automatically apply to any dataset that they work with. Once you setup your initial connection to a...Read more
Which databases does Looker work with?
1 comment
Offical Response from Looker
Looker works with any SQL readable data store, including Hadoop. Looker sits in-database allowing you to access all of your row level data and leverage the...Read more
Does Looker have and OEM or Embedded offering?
1 comment
G2
You can whitelabel the Looker app, or embed Looker visualizations into your own web app. https://looker.com/product/powered-byRead more
Screenshots
Chartio
Chartio Screenshots
Looker
Looker Screenshots
Videos
Chartio
Chartio Videos
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Looker
Looker Videos
Video Preview

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

Downloads
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Looker Downloads
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