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side-by-side comparison of MadCap Flare vs. Pages
based on preference data from user reviews. MadCap Flare rates 4.4/5 stars with 223 reviews. By contrast, Pages rates 4.3/5 stars with 262 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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4.4 out of 5
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Pages
(262)
4.3 out of 5
Pages
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Market Segments
MadCap Flare
MadCap Flare
Mid-Market (55.0% of reviews)
Pages
Pages
Small-Business (63.2% of reviews)
Entry Level Price
MadCap Flare
MadCap Flare
$1,799 USD
Pages
Pages
No pricing information available

MadCap Flare vs Pages

When assessing the two solutions, reviewers found Pages easier to use, set up, and administer. However, reviewers preferred doing business with MadCap Flare overall.

  • Reviewers felt that Pages meets the needs of their business better than MadCap Flare.
  • When comparing quality of ongoing product support, reviewers felt that Pages is the preferred option.
  • For feature updates and roadmaps, our reviewers preferred the direction of MadCap Flare over Pages.
Categories
Shared Categories
MadCap Flare
MadCap Flare
Pages
Pages
MadCap Flare and Pages are categorized as Document Creation
Unique Categories
MadCap Flare
MadCap Flare is categorized as Help Authoring Tool (HAT) and Desktop Publishing
Pages
Pages has no unique categories
Pricing
MadCap Flare
MadCap Flare Pricing
Subscription
$1,799USD
Free Trial
Pages
Pages Pricing
Free Trial Unavailable
Ratings
Meets Requirements
MadCap Flare
MadCap Flare
8.5
Responses: 211
Pages
Pages
8.6
Responses: 246
Ease of Use
MadCap Flare
MadCap Flare
7.3
Responses: 211
Pages
Pages
8.8
Responses: 247
Ease of Setup
MadCap Flare
MadCap Flare
7.9
Responses: 143
Pages
Pages
9.1
Responses: 52
Ease of Admin
MadCap Flare
MadCap Flare
7.7
Responses: 137
Pages
Pages
8.6
Responses: 45
Quality of Support
MadCap Flare
MadCap Flare
8.5
Responses: 201
Pages
Pages
8.6
Responses: 160
Ease of Doing Business With
MadCap Flare
MadCap Flare
8.9
Responses: 138
Pages
Pages
8.5
Responses: 38
Product Direction (% positive)
MadCap Flare
MadCap Flare
8.1
Responses: 209
Pages
Pages
7.6
Responses: 248
Reviewers' Company Size
Reviewers of MadCap Flare were most often representing companies in the Mid-Market segment, while reviewers for Pages were more commonly in the Small-Business segment.
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
MadCap Flare
MadCap Flare
15.0%
Pages
Pages
63.2%
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
MadCap Flare
MadCap Flare
55.0%
Pages
Pages
19.5%
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
MadCap Flare
MadCap Flare
30.0%
Pages
Pages
17.2%
Reviewers' Industry
MadCap Flare
MadCap Flare Industry
Computer Software
35.5%
Information Technology and Services
16.8%
Writing and Editing
5.0%
Internet
3.2%
Computer & Network Security
3.2%
Other
36.4%
Pages
Pages Industry
Education Management
6.9%
Religious Institutions
6.1%
Marketing and Advertising
6.1%
Internet
5.0%
Information Technology and Services
5.0%
Other
70.9%
Reviews
Most Helpful Favorable Review
MadCap Flare
GC
Industry Analyst / Tech Writer in Computer Software

I used this as a technical writer for documentation user guides, both print and web-based help. The user interface is fairly easy to use and the product has a ton of functionality, although it takes a while to learn it all. Loved how easy it was to see all...

Pages
De H.
User in Information Technology and Services

I love the ability to create and edit documents from the palms of my hands using mobile devices.

Most Helpful Critical Review
MadCap Flare
G
Industry Analyst / Tech Writer in Computer Software

There are a lot of weird, one off bugs that really impact QOL. The fact that topics marked as excluded in the TOC show up in the search panel SEVERELY impacts my life.

Pages
Denielle D.
User in Real Estate

It does create some issues when someone who does not have pages opens a file that was created or edited in pages, but it's not a huge deal.

Discussions
MadCap Flare
MadCap Flare Discussions
What training resources are available?
1 comment
Offical Response from MadCap Flare
We have a number of training courses from which to choose, including basic/intermediate and advanced courses. Course dates, outlines and pricing details can...Read more
Can I try it out in my environment?
1 comment
Offical Response from MadCap Flare
Yes. We offer fully functional, free 30-day trials of all of our tools, to download and try in your own environment. No payment is required, and users can...Read more
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Pages
Pages Discussions
What's the easiest way to add fonts into Pages?
1 comment
OM
You will add the Fonts to the MacOS and they will magically appear in Pages. Here is a how to: https://mackeeper.com/blog/post/542-how-to-install-fonts-on-mac/Read more
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