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9 Superior Slido Alternatives in 2024 (Free and Paid)

Parvathi Vijayamohan

Last Updated:  

27 May 2024

9 min read

Slido has become a popular tool for audience engagement during meetings, events, and presentations. And why not? It allows you to interact with your audience in real-time, through Q&A, polls, quizzes, and word clouds. However, depending on your specific needs and budget, you might find a better fit among the many Slido alternatives available.

This blog dives into the top 10 contenders, highlighting their unique strengths and who they can benefit the most.

Why Look Beyond Slido?

While Slido offers a robust set of features, there are reasons to consider alternatives:

  • Limited Free Plan: Slido’s free plan has restrictions on audience size, features, and branding.
  • Focus on Q&A: Slido excels at Q&A but might not be the best for other engagement formats.
  • Integration Needs: You might need stronger integration with your existing meeting platforms.

Time to check out the 9 best alternatives and competitors to Slido.

Slido Alternatives at a Glance

ToolPrimary FocusFree PlanFree Trial
SurveySparrowComplete Employee Engagement✔️✔️
VevoxIdeal for Town Halls, Conferences, and Lectures✔️
MentimeterInteractive Presentations Take Center Stage✔️
CrowdPurrA Trivia Platform with Engagement Features✔️✔️
Poll EverywhereFor Remote and Hybrid Teams✔️
WooClapEngage Your Students and Coaching Clients✔️✔️
Kahoot!Gamified Learning and Employee Training✔️✔️
MeetingPulseBuilt for Enterprise-Level Use✔️
MiroBrainstorming and Collaboration Reimagined✔️✔️


1. SurveySparrow

SurveySparrow goes beyond basic polling, offering features like branching logic and conditional questions for a more engaging experience. It also boasts advanced data analysis and reporting, perfect for gathering deeper audience insights. What’s more, it has an impressive library of templates for every use case you can think of.

🎯Who it’s for: Marketers, educators, and anyone seeking audience feedback with rich data analysis.

Key Features:

  • Themes & templates: Create eye-catching polls and surveys with 1,000+ templates and themes, emojis, GIFs and video backgrounds.
  • Integrations: Integrate your poll with popular conferencing apps like Google Meet, Zoom, Teams, Demio and GoToMeeting, along with 200+ platforms.
  • Poll question types: Use diverse poll question types like multiple choice, yes/no, picture choice, ranking etc.
  • AI polls: Use AI Survey Builder to create polls in minutes.
  • Branding: Create white-labeled polls and surveys with your custom URL, logo, and colors that blend with your brand.
  • Multi-language polls: Talk to your audience in 50+ languages.
  • Dashboard: See your employee engagement data on a vibrant dashboard. Create widgets to display the results for insights at a glance.

Pricing: Free. Paid plans start at $19/month.

“It easily allows for quick polls and surveys with my colleagues. We have done serious polls to determine event preferences but we have also done some fun stuff like “rate the cutest pet.””  – Cyrielle R., financial advisor

2. Vevox


Next up on our list of Slido alternatives – Vevox! Vevox shines when it comes to large-scale events. It provides secure voting, real-time results visualization, and audience response analysis. Additionally, Vevox integrates seamlessly with popular webinar platforms like Zoom, GoToWebinar and Webex.

🎯Who it’s for:Event organizers, educators, and businesses conducting large-scale Q&A sessions.

Key Features:

  • Audience engagement: Similar to Slido, get interactive slides, polls, Q&A, quizzes, and other engagement features on Vevox.
  • Free features: Utilize unlimited basic multi-choice polling and Q&A, quiz leaderboards, and Microsoft Teams & PowerPoint integrations even in its free plan.
  • Poll types: Choose from word cloud polls, numeric polls, star rating, open text polls and more.
  • Analytics: Measure participant engagement and gain valuable insights with detailed, downloadable reports.
  • Q&A moderation & management: Review, manage and sort questions before sharing with participants.
  • Anonymous polls: Choose between different levels of identification to get the feedback you want.

Pricing: Free. Paid plans start at $10.95 /month.

“My favorite thing about Vevox is how well it accommodates running polls, Q&A, and surveys without interrupting presentations. It creates the feeling as if every person in the room or a virtual room could have their say.” – Rakib H., Small Business

3. Mentimeter


Mentimeter excels at creating visually stunning interactive presentations. It offers a wide range of question formats, including polls, quizzes, word clouds, and even open-ended questions. Mentimeter is a great way to keep audiences engaged throughout your presentation.

🎯Who it’s for: Presenters, educators, and marketers looking to create dynamic and interactive presentations.

Key Features:

  • Slide types: Choose from traditional slides like bullet points, text blocks, and images, in addition to interactive elements like polls and quizzes.
  • Diverse question formats: Gauge sentiment and spark conversations with polls, quizzes, scales, word clouds, and more.
  • Branding: Match presentations with your brand using logos, colors, and fonts.
  • Mobile-Friendly Participation: Enable your audience to participate from their smartphones or tablets without the need of dedicated clickers.
  • Vote Segmentation: Categorize votes for even more refined data. Identify trends and common themes with ease.
  • Templates: Get a wide range of templates for workshops, business presentations, quizzes, icebreakers, etc.

 Pricing: Free. Paid plans start at $11.99 per presenter/month.

“Mentimeter is an outstanding tool, its features, the functionality, the ease of creating interactive & engaging presentation with a whole suite of templates is outstanding.” – Carl P., Head of Delivery Cloud & Infrastructure

4. CrowdPurr


CrowdPurr caters to a variety of event formats – live, virtual, and hybrid. It allows real-time engagement through polls, Q&A, quizzes, and social walls, which is exactly what you need to inject life into a dull event.

🎯Who it’s for: Event organizers seeking a comprehensive engagement solution for various event types.

Key features: 

  • Mobile-first engagement: Create mobile-first virtual quizzes, polls, bingo games and more.
  • Flexibility for various events: Use it for presentations, conferences, webinars, icebreakers and other gatherings.
  • Real-time engagement and feedback: Facilitate live audience participation through polls and Q&A. Adapt your presentation or discussion based on immediate audience response.
  • Social interaction features: Encourage audience interaction and a sense of community through social walls where attendees can share comments, questions, and reactions.
  • Analytics and reporting: Gain valuable insights into audience engagement after your event with data on response distribution and trend.

Pricing: Free. Paid plans start at $49.99 per month.

“Very easy to use and implement. I was able to run multiple streams of quizzes and polls without issue during a live event.” – Jordan M.

5. Poll Everywhere


Poll Everywhere specializes in audience participation in remote and hybrid settings. It integrates with popular video conferencing platforms, what’s more, it allows for instant polling and interactive presentations.

🎯Who it’s for: Businesses and teams that conduct regular remote meetings or presentations.

Key features:

  • Live presentation interaction: Allow your audience to ask questions or reply to questions during the presentation using their mobile phones.
  • Customizable polls and surveys: Choose from a variety of poll types, including multiple choice, live word clouds, clickable images, rank order, and up-and-down voting.
  • Real-time results and feedback: Track responses and adjust your presentations accordingly.
  • Integrations: Integrate seamlessly with popular presentation software like PowerPoint, Google Slides, and Keynote.
  • Attendance management: Automatically capture in-person attendance for your classes and presentations.

Pricing: Free. Paid plans start at $49.99 per month.

“My favorite thing about Poll Everywhere is the ease with which anyone can respond to your poll from anywhere as long as they have an Internet connection and the poll code.” – Beth S., Project Operations Assistant

Suggested Reading: Top 10 Poll Everywhere Alternatives

6. WooClap


WooClap caters to the needs of educators and coaches. It allows for gamified quizzes, live polls, and word clouds, making learning fun and interactive. WooClap also provides insightful student performance analytics.

🎯Who it’s for: Teachers, coaches, and trainers looking to make their sessions more engaging and assess student learning.

Key features:

  • Mobile support: The platform is fully mobile-supported, allowing users to engage their audience from anywhere.
  • Question types:  Choose from 20+ question types including word cloud, multiple choice, open question, image labeling and more.
  • Data analysis tools: View your audience’s answers, share as individual reports or export results for further analysis.
  • Collaboration: Invite people from outside the organization to collaborate on course material.
  • Real-time voting: Allow your audience to answer questions in real-time and adjust your presentations accordingly.

Pricing: Free. Paid plans start at  €9.99 /user/month

“It’s easy to use UI is awesome. It doesn’t require any previous technical knowledge of any complicated softwares. We can create polls, MCQs, or even good quality icebreakers. And all this is very handy.” – Shailendra B., L&D Manager

7. Kahoot!


Kahoot! is an online learning platform that transforms the classroom into a game show, making learning fun and engaging for students. It allows for creation of competitive quizzes or surveys, making learning and training sessions more interactive and engaging.

🎯Who it’s for: Educators, trainers, and HR professionals looking to enhance employee training and development.

Key features:

  • Multi-choice quizzes: Create multiple-choice quizzes with images as answers, view analytics, and other basic functions.
  • Real-time feedback and results: Enable students to see everyone’s scores and track their progress during the game
  • Gamification: Incorporate gamification elements, such as timers, leaderboards, and scoring, to make learning more engaging and competitive.
  • Accessibility and customization: Ensure accessibility for everyone with features like text size adjustment, alt-text tooltips, compatibility with keyboard shortcuts, and text-to-speech tools.
  • Integrations: Plug in the platform with Learning Management Systems (LMS) and other tools, allowing seamless integration into existing educational workflows.

Pricing: Free. Paid plans start at  €9.99 /user/month

“Whenever we have a team session or even a client presentation, we often incorporate Kahoot content to make the presentation much more enjoyable. It is an excellent way of getting your team members or viewers engaged.” –Randila K., Management Trainee

8. MeetingPulse


MeetingPulse is a feature-rich platform designed for large organizations. It offers real-time analytics, audience segmentation, and advanced reporting capabilities, allowing for deeper insights into audience engagement.

🎯Who it’s for: Enterprises with large teams conducting frequent meetings and presentations.

Key features:

  • Real-time polling: Gather data instantly with real time polling, surveys, and Q&As.
  • Live brainstorming: Collect, report and vote on ideas. Enable anonymity for participants and moderate ideas for quality control.
  • Auto-translation: Automatically translate attendee responses from Q&A, polling and brainstorming into 110+ languages.
  • Live chat: Encourage interactions between audience members with the chat module.
  • Live sentiment analysis: Enable attendees to react to what’s being said or presented with emojis and GIFs, and track the sentiment in real-time.
  • Engagement features: Ramp up the participation with announcements, reminders, raffles, comments and more.

Pricing: MeetingPulse offers a free trial for testing out the platform. Plans start at $309 /month

“It has been an invaluable piece of our events to gain feedback and use real-time. We’ve utilized it in corporate DEI training and even as a voting tool for a VR art battle!” – Brian S., Marketing Director

9. Miro


Last on our list of Slido alternatives: Miro! Miro is a digital whiteboard platform that goes beyond audience engagement during presentations. It allows users to create ideas, mockups and schemes, participate in real-time brainstorming sessions, mind mapping, and collaborative note-taking.

🎯Who it’s for: Teams and organizations looking for a collaborative platform to brainstorm ideas and work together virtually.

Key features:

  • Real-time collaboration: Let multiple users work on a board simultaneously.
  • Optional anonymity: Allow users to participate and provide feedback without revealing their identities; particularly useful for sensitive discussions.
  • Talktracks: Record an immersive audio or video walkthrough of a Miro board and share it for other teammates to review.
  • Timer: Keep meetings, workshops, or other interactive sessions on track with the timer feature.
  • Voting tool: Quickly choose from the discussed options or ideas with a quick voting session right on the Miro board.
  • Integrations: Integrate with 130+ apps including Zoom, Teams, Webex, Google Workspace, Slack and Teams.

PS: You can collect project details with a survey and transfer that information to a specific board with the Miro-SurveySparrow integration.

Pricing:Free. Paid plans start at $8 / member / month.

“For all those online meetings, Miro is the perfect tool to share ideas and visualize things. It’s even better than a whiteboard in a meeting room, you’re not limited by space and multiple team members can work on it at the same time.” Guillaume G., Engineering Director

Wrapping Up

By considering your specific needs and audience, you can choose the best alternative to Slido. This list of Slido alternatives is a starting point, but don’t forget – you also need to consider factors like ease of use, integration capabilities, and how each tool will fit your needs. Onward and upward!

Parvathi Vijayamohan

Growth Marketer at SurveySparrow

Fledgling growth marketer. Cloud watcher. Aunty to a naughty beagle.

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