Document Management Software FAQs

  • What is document management software?

    Document management software automates the process of creating, uploading, tracking, distributing, storing, and archiving files. Document management software helps users share documents, track comments and changes, and store documents in a centralized electronic location.

  • How much does document management software cost?

    Document management software prices vary by vendor and also vary based on the number of features, number of users, and file storage capacity. Document management software prices typically range from $14 per month to $2,000 per month.

    To see a snapshot of the most affordable document management software options measured by their average monthly cost, total number of features offered for that cost, and customer reviews, see our report on the top 20 most affordable document management software.

  • What are some common document management software features?

    Some common document management software features include document storage, full text search, archiving, version control, optical character recognition, and collaboration tools.

  • What are the benefits of using document management software?

    Document management software allows users to upload files into one centralized location where they can easily share documents and archive them for future reference. Document management software also makes it easier for users to collaborate and comment on working documents.

  • Are there free document management software options?

    There are multiple document management products that offer free plans, including but not limited to: OpenKM, LogicalDoc, VIENNA Advantage ERP/CRM, Alfresco COntent Services, KnowledgeTree, Nuxeo, Feng Office, Drupal, CogniDox, and Bloomfire.

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