BrightCove Overview

BrightCove is an online video hosting and publishing platform for publishers, broadcasters, marketing, enterprises, sales teams to generate better leads, increase customer engagement and revenue.

BrightCove helps teams to create totally immersive experience with the fastest player in the industry plus a video player management system that makes publishing a snap, It delivers the best video experience, it provides best in class partner video integration, it offers industry leading solution for live streaming at scale. It supports social media channel.

BrightCove uses html 5 video player for creating totally immersive experience with the fastest player in the industry plus a video player management system that makes publishing a snap.It provides rich APIs, easily customized UI/UX, expansive lineup of features and plugins and complete documentation helps developers deliver the customizable player. It comes with third-party analytics plugins to integrate video viewing data into global site or app analytics.

Cuspera Reviews

60 buyers and buying teams have used Cuspera to assess how well BrightCove solved their Video Platform needs. Cuspera uses 2390 insights from these buyers along with peer reviews, customer case studies, testimonials, expert blogs and vendor provided installation data to help you assess the fit for your specific Video Platform needs.

Business Priorities

Acquire Customers and Improve ROI are the most popular business priorities peers achieved using BrightCove.

Other priorities:

  • Improve Brand Engagement
  • Increase Sales & Revenue
  • Improve Internal Communications
  • Build Brand Awareness
  • Enhance Customer Relationships
  • Establish Thought Leadership
  • Enter New Markets Internationally Or Locally
  • Launch New Products
  • Improve Digital And Social Presence
  • Increase Customer Life Time Value
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Use Cases

Peers recommend Content Management , Advertisement , Communication Management , as the business use cases that they have been most satisfied while using BrightCove.

Read Peer Reviews and Expert Experience for Business Use Cases

BUSINESS USE CASES RATINGS CUSTOMER AND EXPERT EXPERIENCES
Content Management with Video

4.92/5

Read Reviews (193)

"...Hosting, sharing, embedding content in emails and websites...."
content publishing

4.89/5

Read Reviews (84)

"...Dear Cr, We are thrilled to inform you that Brightcove announced today the acquisition of Ooyala's OVP technologies, including its video content management and publishing platform, and the underlying IP and associated patents...."
content curation

4.61/5

Read Reviews (10)

"...Another option to consider that is very flexible (though requires more development to implement) is open source OpenCast for lecture capture and video content management. ..."
content sharing

3.02/5

Read Reviews (3)

"...Brightcove offers the most wide-ranging video- application solution to meet the entire range of video distribution and sharing need for contented creators or industry...."
searching for content

3.50/5

Read Reviews (1)

"...They can effortlessly see which content their prospects have already interacted with, and where their interests lie, before starting a conversation with them. ..."
Advertisement with Video

4.94/5

Read Reviews (167)

"...It had the vision of being ultimate video multi-sided platform creating a network of producers and consumers but also affiliates and advertisers...." Brightcove HBS Case
Communication Management with Video and Social Media

4.89/5

Read Reviews (150)

"...Video Cloud s CMS solution gave us the control we wanted of our publishing process...."
sending & publishing communications

4.89/5

Read Reviews (146)

"...Brightcove says the deal includes Ooyala s video content management and publishing platform Backlot, Analytics, Live and the underlying IP...."
tracking & monitoring communications

4.34/5

Read Reviews (3)

"...Know what you want from your video offering (click through to product, viewer tracking, social media, live streaming, etc.) to properly evaluate what BrightCove brings to the table...."
PEER EXPERIENCES
Content Management with Video

4.92/5

Read Reviews (193)

"...Hosting, sharing, embedding content in emails and websites...." Peer review by User
content publishing

4.92/5

Read Reviews (84)

content curation

4.92/5

Read Reviews (10)

content sharing

4.92/5

Read Reviews (3)

searching for content

4.92/5

Read Reviews (1)

Advertisement with Video

4.94/5

Read Reviews (167)

"...It had the vision of being ultimate video multi-sided platform creating a network of producers and consumers but also affiliates and advertisers...." Brightcove HBS Case
Communication Management with Video and Social Media

4.89/5

Read Reviews (150)

"...Video Cloud s CMS solution gave us the control we wanted of our publishing process...." Peer review by Joady Weatherup, Video Content Lead, Michelle Bridges 12 Week Body Transformation (12WBT)
sending & publishing communications

4.89/5

Read Reviews (146)

tracking & monitoring communications

4.89/5

Read Reviews (3)

37+ more Business Use Cases

Our AI advisor, Wyz, harnessed 2390 insights from peers and experts to help you assess how these BrightCove use cases fit your Video Platform needs.

Customer Testimonials

CUSTOMERS TESTIMONIALS

Mandar Bapaye

Vice President of Engineering

MasterClass

Delivering high-quality content reliably is critical for our business. Our partnership with Brightcove has been extremely beneficial for us as we continue to grow the business and evolve our product. Testimonial By Mandar Bapaye

Nobuyuki Yotsuya

Corporate Applications and Infrastructure

McDonald’s Japan

The video message is really easy to use to reach out to this size of community… From our perspective, Brightcove is the best solution to provide an efficient environment to see the video material in the restaurants. Testimonial By Nobuyuki Yotsuya

Dorian Sullivan

VP of Audience Development

National Association of Broadcasters (NAB)

Video is essential to keeping our community together. Brightcove’s video technology, including their reliability, scalability, and integration, kept our audiences engaged and informed, making this a big success. Testimonial By Dorian Sullivan
CUSTOMERS TESTIMONIALS

Mandar Bapaye

Vice President of Engineering

MasterClass

Delivering high-quality content reliably is critical for our business. Our partnership with Brightcove has been extremely beneficial for us as we continue to grow the business and evolve our product. Testimonial By Mandar Bapaye

Nobuyuki Yotsuya

Corporate Applications and Infrastructure

McDonald’s Japan

The video message is really easy to use to reach out to this size of community… From our perspective, Brightcove is the best solution to provide an efficient environment to see the video material in the restaurants. Testimonial By Nobuyuki Yotsuya

Dorian Sullivan

VP of Audience Development

National Association of Broadcasters (NAB)

Video is essential to keeping our community together. Brightcove’s video technology, including their reliability, scalability, and integration, kept our audiences engaged and informed, making this a big success. Testimonial By Dorian Sullivan

Case Studies

COMPANY CASE STUDIES
Case Study National Association of Broadcasters (NAB)

How the National Association of Broadcasters made one of the world's biggest trade shows a completely virtual experience.

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Case Study McDonald’s Japan

How McDonald's Japan revolutionized their internal comms with video

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Case Study Dunkin’ Brands

How Dunkin' used video to create engaging internal communications

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Based on peer insights

Cuspera recommends BrightCove for

Use Cases Content Management , Advertisement , Communication Management
Medium Video, Social Media
Features Video Hosting, Live Streaming, Interactive Content
Business Priorities Acquire Customers, Improve ROI, Improve Brand Engagement
Industries Publishing, Computer Software, Education

Frequently Asked Questions(FAQ)

for BrightCove

What is BrightCove?

BrightCove is an online video hosting and publishing platform for publishers, broadcasters, marketing, enterprises, sales teams to generate better leads, increase customer engagement and revenue.

What is BrightCove used for?

BrightCove is a Video Platform Software mainly used by its customers to Acquire Customers and Improve ROI by Content Management, Advertisement and Communication Management .

What are the top features of BrightCove?

Video hosting, Live streaming and Interactive content are some of the top features of BrightCove.

Who uses BrightCove?

BrightCove is used by Publishing, Computer Software and Education among other industries.

What are BrightCove alternatives?

Wistia, Cincopa, Wibbitz and Kaltura Video For Business are popular alternatives for BrightCove.

Where is BrightCove located?

BrightCove is headquartered at 281 Summer Street Boston MA 02210.

Popular Business Setting

for BrightCove

Top Industries

  • Publishing
  • Computer Software
  • Education

Popular in

  • Enterprise
  • Mid Market
  • Small Business

Peers used BrightCove to Acquire customers and Improve ROI

Peer and Expert Opinion on Features

for BrightCove

  • Low
  • Medium
  • High
FEATURES RATINGS AND REVIEWS
Video hosting

4.70/5

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Live streaming

4.19/5

Read Reviews (57)
Interactive content

4.96/5

Read Reviews (44)
SEO

4.97/5

Read Reviews (44)
Alerts: popups & Notifications

4.61/5

Read Reviews (23)
FEATURES RATINGS AND REVIEWS
Video hosting

4.70/5

Read Reviews (61)
Live streaming

4.19/5

Read Reviews (57)
Interactive content

4.96/5

Read Reviews (44)
SEO

4.97/5

Read Reviews (44)
Alerts: popups & Notifications

4.61/5

Read Reviews (23)

IT and Other Capabilities

for BrightCove

  • Low
  • Medium
  • High
CAPABILITIES (DATA) RATINGS AND REVIEWS
Data Import

4.40/5

Read Reviews (157)
Data Export

3.90/5

Read Reviews (89)
CAPABILITIES (DATA) RATINGS AND REVIEWS
Data Import

4.40/5

Read Reviews (157)
Data Export

3.90/5

Read Reviews (89)
CAPABILITIES (SUPPORT) RATINGS AND REVIEWS
Chat Support

4.98/5

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Email Support

4.97/5

Read Reviews (87)
Phone Support

4.61/5

Read Reviews (24)
24/7 Support

4.52/5

Read Reviews (386)
CAPABILITIES (SUPPORT) RATINGS AND REVIEWS
Chat Support

4.98/5

Read Reviews (336)
Email Support

4.97/5

Read Reviews (87)
Phone Support

4.61/5

Read Reviews (24)
24/7 Support

4.52/5

Read Reviews (386)
CAPABILITIES (OTHER) RATINGS AND REVIEWS
AI Powered

1.81/5

Read Reviews (6)
Custom Reports

4.44/5

Read Reviews (266)
Analytics

4.36/5

Read Reviews (203)
CAPABILITIES (OTHER) RATINGS AND REVIEWS
AI Powered

1.81/5

Read Reviews (6)
Custom Reports

4.44/5

Read Reviews (266)
Analytics

4.36/5

Read Reviews (203)

Software Failure Risk Guidance

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for BrightCove

Overall Risk Meter

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Top Failure Risks for BrightCove

Vendor Profile Details

Company Name

Brightcove

Year Founded

2004

HQ Location

281 Summer Street Boston MA 02210

Employees

251-500

Social

Financials

IPO