REDCap vs Qualtrics

Which Survey tool is right for you?

The following is a table comparing the features that each tool provide to help you determine which will be suitable for you.




Data Location UniSA Servers Cloud based within Australia
Data Backup Regular onsite backups No backups are available to users for data recovery
Data Retention Data is retained onsite and there is no policy to remove users data Data is retained offsite and remains available as long as the UniSA Qualtrics licence is active
ISO 27001 Certified No Yes
Branching Logic Yes Yes
Pre-defined Templates Yes Yes
Drag and Drop  No Yes
Survey Distribution Options
  • Link
  • Email
  • Mobile
  • Link
  • Email
  • Mobile
  • Social Media
  • QR code
  • SMS
Longitudinal Studies Yes No
Anonymous Survey Yes Yes
Participant Trackable Survey Yes Yes
Powerful API Yes Yes
Automated Survey Distribution Yes Yes
Data Charts
  • Bar
  • Pie
  • Dot
  • Bar
  • Pie
  • Line
  • Gauge
  • Word Cloud
Cross Tabs No Yes
Response Weighting No Yes
Text Analysis No Yes