11 best DocuSign alternatives in 2020

More and more companies are ditching the traditional paper trail in favor of more efficient digital signature software. Digital alternatives are also more environmentally friendly, reduce costs, and offer greater security than their paper counterparts.

While DocuSign is a popular option for e-signature software, it’s far from the only one that allows you to prepare, sign, act on, and manage agreements in one central location.

In this post, we’re taking a closer look at 11 of the top e-signature software alternatives.

  1. JotForm

  2. With JotForm’s easy-to-use drag-and-drop Form Builder, you can create just about any kind of form imaginable. You can also add e-signatures to your forms with a variety of e-signature widgets.

    E-signature field on JotForm’s form builder

    Collect e-signatures for

    • Consent forms
    • Business contracts
    • Leases and housing agreements
    • Nondisclosure agreements
    • Terms of service
    • Employee onboarding forms
    • Summer camp waivers 
    • And more.

    Anyone, from individuals to large enterprises, can use JotForm. 

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    JotForm’s e-signature widgets are available for all plans, including the free plan. Pricing for paid plans starts at $15.83 per month when billed annually. Nonprofits, educators, and school administrators can get a 50-percent discount.

    Pro Tip

    Please keep in mind that JotForm doesn’t charge any extra fees per received signature through submissions in any of its free, paid or enterprise plans.

  3. HelloSign

  4. HelloSign is a Dropbox company that enables users to request and add legal signatures to any digital document. Whether you need someone to sign a form for new hire agreements, sales agreements, loans, or an NDA, HelloSign is a great tool. The software offers an intuitive interface and integrates easily with Salesforce. The app even lets you use templates to simplify the process.

    HelloSign

    Plans start at $13 per month for a single user when paid annually. The entry-level plan lets you send, sign, and collect signatures with custom branding and templates.

  5. PandaDoc

  6. PandaDoc specializes in sales documentation. The app simplifies sending, tracking, and signing sales forms and contracts.

    When you use PandaDoc, you can create time-saving proposals, quotes, and sales contracts from premade templates. You can also pull customer data from your current CRM platform to further ease the process. PandaDoc integrates seamlessly with software such as Salesforce, HubSpot, Zoho, PayPal, and Stripe.

    PandoDoc

    PandaDoc’s Individual plan is just $9 per month for two users. This plan includes all of the software’s standard features plus 60 documents per year and a document editor.

  7. Adobe Sign

  8. Adobe Sign is part of Adobe Document Cloud and includes PDF and electronic signature solutions. The software lets you get documents signed within minutes, and it creates tamper-proof documents for digital signing.

    Adobe Sign even allows you to accept payments from customers when they fill out and sign forms. It easily integrates with Braintree and PayPal for simple digital payments.

    Adobe Sign plans begin at just $9.99 per month for a single user with the option to pay either monthly or annually. The platform ensures users that the pricing will never surprise them with hidden fees or rising costs.

  9. Qwilr

  10. Qwilr lets users create business documents that are simple, convenient, and beautiful. The software includes multiple templates to fit different business models and needs. Whether you need to create a proposal, case study, quote, project plan, report, invoice, or presentation, Qwilr has a template that fits.

    Personalized accept forms let customers know exactly where to sign your documents. You can also easily accept payment through forms created with Qwilr.

    Qwilr offers plans for individuals, teams, and organizations. The individual pro plan includes one user and starts at just $12 per month. It’s a good option for freelancers.

  11. HoneyBook

  12. HoneyBook lets you manage projects, book clients, send invoices, and collect payment in a single platform. Contract templates allow you get documents signed quickly and efficiently.

    Plans begin at $40 per month and include free training and concierge support. The robust plan includes all HoneyBook features as well as payment processing, fraud protection, and branding.

  13. AND.CO

  14. AND.CO software allows users to use e-signatures and create proposals, contracts, and invoices. The software is flexible and a good option for freelancers or small business owners. The app lets you collect payment at signing and seamlessly integrates with payment solutions like PayPal. Added features include time tracking, reports, task management, and expense tracking.

    AND.CO’s paid plans begin at $18 per month with unlimited clients and editable contracts. The software offers a more limited, free plan as well. The free plan allows for one active client without the option to customize contracts. The fees collected on payments remain the same for both premium and free accounts.

  15. Proposify

  16. Proposify is a proposal software platform that lets sales teams create, send, track, and sign proposals as well as agreements and contracts. The software helps you track proposals, tailor pricing options, upsell services, and organize product descriptions, case studies, and proposal content. It also allows you to collect payment.

    Pricing for Proposify begins at $19 per month for each user. The basic plan gives users five active proposals, notifications, and metrics, as well as access to a content library.

  17. GleanQuote

  18. GleanQuote is an advanced proposal, quoting, and e-signing software. The software includes a drag-and-drop proposal builder as well as a template and content library. It also includes tracking and auto-reminders. Each proposal can have unlimited signers. GleanQuote can integrate directly with software like Salesforce and Stripe.

    GleanQuote is billed annually, and plans begin at $245 per year for up to five users. Unlimited proposals, contracts, reports, tags, and custom fields are included with each plan.

  19. SignNow

  20. SignNow software is made to scale with your workflow and is part of the airSlate business cloud. The app features the ability to approve, deliver, and sign documents from any device in any location.

    SignNow is designed to let you get more out of e-signatures by allowing you to generate documents, negotiate contracts, accept payments, and create automated workflows from a single platform.

    SignNow plans begin at only $8 per month for a single user on their beginner business option. With their most basic plan, you can still send unlimited documents for signing.

  21. eSign Genie

  22. Companies of all sizes can use eSign Genie. The tool works well for documents like NDAs, waivers, and vendor agreements.

    The secure app comes with reusable templates, simple team collaboration, and the ability to integrate with other apps like Salesforce, Google Drive, Dropbox, and Mailchimp. You can even use the bulk or mass e-signature feature to have the same documents signed by thousands of users, each signing their own individual copy.

    eSign Genie pricing begins at $8 per month for each user. If you don’t want to commit to a monthly or annual plan, you can try the pay as you go option, where each document costs just $2. The professional plan at $8 per month includes multiple features like an audit trail, Excel report, Google Doc upload, and online document builder.


Depending on your specific needs, these are 11 great alternatives to DocuSign.

This article is originally published on Feb 04, 2020, and updated on Oct 14, 2020.
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