Kitcast

Kitcast

Professional digital signage creation & management

4.5/5 (27 reviews)

Kitcast Overview

Kitcast is a digital signage solution which allows businesses to design, deploy, and manage content across multiple screens and locations. With Kitcast, users are able to create and organize content for marketing, engagement, education, and other business purposes, and deploy this content across Android, Apple TV, and Amazon devices. Users simply have to connect their device to a screen, download the Kitcast app, and link the device to the Kitcast dashboard in order to start deploying digital signage.

Users can create engaging custom content for digital displays using the Kitcast templates and power editor, with the ability to combine photos, video, documents, animations, text, and more. Businesses can also create signage to display food menus, promotional information, directories, informative signs, floor plans, and more, depending on company needs. Kitcast offers a range of pre-built templates, stock images, fonts, and photo filters, to aid users in creating content exactly how they want it. Users can create their own custom templates with company branding and content, which can be used again and again.

Widgets can be combined within Kitcast to create digital signage that covers all of the company needs and aids with engaging audiences, whether in a shop, restaurant, travel agency, office, or any other type of industry. The Kitcast platform can be connected to Instagram and Twitter for real-time feed updates, or Yelp or TripAdvisor to display reviews, and other widgets such as calendars, weather forecasts, news, world clocks, and more can be added to digital displays to enhance engagement. 

Businesses can deploy their creations across multiple devices and locations, and manage them all from the Kitcast platform. Users can choose to display different content on different screens, depending on location specifics, or to synchronize all screens with the same information. Kitcast facilitates the creation of playlists for controlling the order in which content will appear, and playlists can be scheduled in order to manage the times at which different content will display on screens.

Pricing

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Pricing options
Free Trial
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Devices

Business size

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Markets

Asia, Canada, Europe, Latin America, Middle-East and Africa, United Kingdom, United States

Supported Languages

Chinese (Traditional), English, French, German, Italian and 4 others, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish

Kitcast Reviews for UK Users

Overall rating
4.5/5
93% positive reviews
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Robert L.

It’s about time somebody solved this problem for AppleTVs

Used Daily for 6-12 months
Reviewed on 16/11/2018
Review Source: Capterra

The digital signage experience in our gym is great. Makes us look professional.

Pros

Simple, easy to use solution that works with AppleTV. Really nice graphics and nice, prepackaged templates.

Cons

The pricing model for a single location with a small number of AppleTV devices doesn’t make sense for a small business like we are. I would rather a single price for 1 to 5 devices within the same building.

I want to be able to render a web page as one of the screens, for example our weekly class schedule which changes all the time. More dynamic content that could be fed from an API.

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Likelihood to recommend

8.0/10
Stephen O.

Exactly what we needed.

Used Weekly for 6-12 months
Reviewed on 20/11/2018
Review Source: Capterra

Our experience has been nothing but a pleasure! The Kitcast! experience is exactly as you would expect and want it to be. It is so simple to manage and pleasant​ to work in, that I didn't even bother to look at any other software company! We are an avid supporter of Kitcast! and recommend it to a lot of people with whom have the same needs as ours.

Pros

The simplicity of the back end of the software is amazing! For anyone who is trying to use digital signage and manage it remotely,​ this is the solution you're looking for. Design an image, upload it and have it live within minutes. We could not ask for anything more!

Cons

The biggest con that is not really that big of a deal for us, is the lack of a vertical version. We are told it is under construction and we eagerly await its arrival! For now, we just design our signage vertically and miss out on all of the cool features that Kitcast! gives you like ​social media integration and more!

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Likelihood to recommend

9.0/10
Tzigane W.

KitCast 2018

Used Daily for 6-12 months
Reviewed on 20/11/2018
Review Source: Capterra

We use Kitcast at my place of employment to cast all types of media to our Apple TV's throughout the office. We have been able to eliminate the need for custom banners and backgrounds by utilizing the Product. Because of this, we have been able to cut down the time it takes to troubleshoot issues with our Apple Tv's

Pros

I like how seamlessly the product works with Apple TV and how simple it is to navigate. Very straightforward installation process and very user friendly.

Cons

I have not run into any issues as of yet with his product.

Rating breakdown

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Likelihood to recommend

10.0/10
Verified Reviewer

Fantastic tool. Exactly what we needed.

Used Daily for 6-12 months
Reviewed on 20/11/2018
Review Source: Capterra

We run Kitcast around our design agency office to show off our team and work. Prospects in the office always comment on it, and it does its job to act as a passive marketing tool.

We love it!

Pros

- Multiple locations/zones
- Auto-updating when I add or update content
- Wonderful customer service
- Out-of-the-box simplicity

Cons

- Would love more content types
- Ability to schedule a playlist for a specific date in the future, not just day of the week

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Likelihood to recommend

10.0/10
Orwell K.

Digital Sign for Schools

Used Daily for 1-5 months
Reviewed on 20/11/2018
Review Source: Capterra

I have been looking for a digital signage tool that I can easily manage and works simply and reliably for displaying and updating school information. I don't want to use a dedicated computer (too big and complicated setup), use remote access to a computer (too complicated). I like the online access and features in Kitcast and I like its AppleTV app which turns the AppleTV into an inexpensive appliance type device. I run Kitcast in kiosk mode. It has run with 100% uptime and no issues since installation in the summer.

Pros

I like the ease of online updating and the variety of templates available. I also like that there is a separate AppleTV application that pulls information directly from the Kitcast server. This is the only way that I can reliably connect an Apple TV device to our enterprise network.

Cons

At this point, nothing. It is working 100% for me.

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Likelihood to recommend

10.0/10

Kitcast Pricing

Starting from
N/A
Pricing options
Free Trial
Subscription
Value for money

Pricing is per device per user per month.

Contact Kitcast for more specific pricing information.

Discounts are also available for educational institutions, non-profit organizations and annual subscriptions.

Kitcast Features

  • Activity Dashboard
  • Content Management
  • Customisable Templates
  • Drag & Drop Interface
  • Social Media Integration

  • A/B Testing
  • API
  • Automatic Notifications
  • Campaign Analysis
  • Campaign Management
  • Customisable Branding
  • Data Import/Export
  • Email Marketing
  • Engagement Analytics
  • Monitoring
  • Multi-Channel Marketing
  • Real Time Analytics
  • Real Time Data
  • Reporting & Statistics
  • Third Party Integration

Additional information for Kitcast

Key features of Kitcast

  • Access control
  • Action planning
  • Activity dashboard
  • Activity management
  • Advertising management
  • Alerts / escalation
  • Asset management
  • Automated scheduling
  • Automatic player updates
  • Calendar management
  • Campaign scheduling
  • Collaboration tools
  • Content / widget store
  • Content library
  • Content management
  • Content scheduling
  • Customer experience management
  • Customizable templates
  • Dashboard creation
  • Deployment management
  • Design management
  • Digital menu boards
  • Digital signage
  • Document management
  • Document storage
  • Drag & drop interface
  • Interactive content
  • Knowledge base
  • Layout management
  • Media RSS
  • Media library
  • Multi-location
  • Multi-screen support
  • Multiple format support
  • Permission management
  • Photo albums
  • Playlist management
  • Promotions management
  • Remote deployment
  • Role-based permissions
  • SSL security
  • Secure data storage
  • Social advertising
  • Social media integration
  • Template management
  • Touch screen ready
  • Video support
  • Video wall ready
  • Visual editor
  • Widgets

Benefits

  • Create digital signage by combining photo, text, videos, documents, animations, and more, and customize the layout of the screen.

  • Utilize the pre-built templates within Kitcast and customize them to fit with business needs, or create templates from scratch with the custom template designer.

  • Connect the Kitcast platform to Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram for live social feeds, as well as TripAdvisor and Yelp to display customer reviews, and Google Calendar to display scheduled events.

  • Manage all screens from one platform simply by connecting screens and devices to the Kitcast app. Kitcast can be connected to Android devices, Apple TVs, and Amazon Fire TV Sticks for displaying content.

  • Create playlists of content to play automatically throughout the day, and schedule content or playlists to display at certain times, according to business hours.

  • Kitcast FAQs

    Below are some frequently asked questions for Kitcast.

    Q. What type of pricing plans does Kitcast offer?

    Kitcast offers the following pricing plans:

    Pricing model: Subscription

    Free Trial: Not Available

    Pricing is per device per user per month.

    Contact Kitcast for more specific pricing information.

    Discounts are also available for educational institutions, non-profit organizations and annual subscriptions.

    Q. What are the main features of Kitcast?

    Kitcast offers the following features:

    • Access control
    • Action planning
    • Activity dashboard
    • Activity management
    • Advertising management
    • Alerts / escalation
    • Asset management
    • Automated scheduling
    • Automatic player updates
    • Calendar management
    • Campaign scheduling
    • Collaboration tools
    • Content / widget store
    • Content library
    • Content management
    • Content scheduling
    • Customer experience management
    • Customizable templates
    • Dashboard creation
    • Deployment management
    • Design management
    • Digital menu boards
    • Digital signage
    • Document management
    • Document storage
    • Drag & drop interface
    • Interactive content
    • Knowledge base
    • Layout management
    • Media RSS
    • Media library
    • Multi-location
    • Multi-screen support
    • Multiple format support
    • Permission management
    • Photo albums
    • Playlist management
    • Promotions management
    • Remote deployment
    • Role-based permissions
    • SSL security
    • Secure data storage
    • Social advertising
    • Social media integration
    • Template management
    • Touch screen ready
    • Video support
    • Video wall ready
    • Visual editor
    • Widgets

    Q. Who are the typical users of Kitcast?

    Kitcast has the following typical customers:

    Freelancers, Large Enterprises, Mid Size Business, Non Profit, Public Administrations, Small Business

    Q. What languages does Kitcast support?

    Kitcast supports the following languages:

    Chinese (Traditional), English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish

    Q. What type of pricing plans does Kitcast offer?

    Kitcast has the following pricing plans:

    Subscription

    Q. Does Kitcast support mobile devices?

    Kitcast supports the following devices:

    Android

    Q. What other apps does Kitcast integrate with?

    Kitcast integrates with the following applications:

    ACCOUNTS, Facebook, Google Calendar, Instagram, Twitter

    Q. What level of support does Kitcast offer?

    Kitcast offers the following support options:

    FAQs, Online Support, Phone Support, Video Tutorials