Who Uses This Software?

Print estimating solution that helps businesses in the printing industry with reporting, third-party integration, inventory management, automation, CRM, shipping management, job ticketing and more.

Average Ratings

3 reviews
  • Overall 3.3 / 5
  • Ease of Use 3.3 / 5
  • Customer Service 3 / 5
  • Features 4.5 / 5
  • Value for Money 5 / 5

Product Details

  • Free Version No
  • Free Trial Yes
  • Deployment Cloud, SaaS, Web
    Installed - Windows
  • Training In Person
    Live Online
  • Support Business Hours

Vendor Details

  • Avanti
  • http://www.avantisystems.com
  • Founded 1984

About Avanti Slingshot

At Avanti, our goal is to help you deliver more jobs, in less time, with the confidence in knowing that every aspect of your shop is integrated into one powerful platform. Since 1984, Avanti has provided innovative, award-winning Print MIS solutions that help print shops and marketing communication organizations automate all facets of their business and cultivate a more meaningful customer relationship.

Avanti Slingshot Features

  • "Best Price" Estimating
  • Best Fit Imposition
  • Bindery Estimating
  • Discounts Management
  • Multiple Version Calculations
  • Pre-Press Estimating
  • Pre/Post Service Calculations
  • Press & Run Style Analysis
  • Process Ink Calculation
  • Production Options Evaluation
  • Approval Workflow
  • Customisable Templates
  • Multi-Store
  • Order Management
  • Printing Services Integration
  • Product Configurator
  • Quotes/Estimates
  • SEO Management
  • Website Management

Avanti Slingshot Most Helpful Reviews

Customer Service

Reviewed on 30/09/2019
Damion B.
Largeformat Production Supervisor/ Outsource Print Management
Printing, 2-10 Employees
Used the Software for: 2+ years
Reviewer Source 
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
Likelihood to Recommend:
Not Likely Extremely Likely

Pros: I like that the software is easy to learn and to navigate through. I was able to jump in with little bit of online training that i receive.

Cons: I don't like that it feels a slow when creating estimate and i wish that i would be able to email my CSR team an estimate directly from there.

Effective Software!

Reviewed on 8/08/2019
Verified Reviewer
Assistant Machine Operator
Religious Institutions, 501-1,000 Employees
Used the Software for: 1-5 months
Reviewer Source 
3 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
Customer Support
Value for Money
Likelihood to Recommend:
Not Likely Extremely Likely

Comments: Overall, it does most of what I need it to. I feel that it could do a better job, however, of making some tasks less time consuming.

Pros: The web-based interface is nice since I can then pull it up on any computer and not worry about needing a license for all machines I might want to use it with.

Cons: Some of the my daily tasks could be simplified. The processes can sometimes be a bit lengthy and monotonous. With simpler ways to do things, such as manage shipments, it would take me less time each day to get things done.

We had a bad experience with them and I know we are not the only ones

Reviewed on 19/08/2015
Former C.
Reviewer Source 
2 / 5
Ease of Use
Features & Functionality
1 / 5
Customer Support
Value for Money

Comments: They will nickel and dime you all the way through the process. They don't have a training manual so when you forget how to do something, they are going to charge you $200/hour to tell you again. They have an okay product but you will pay through the nose and will easily spend 6 figures to get up and running. You are also going to pay a minimum of $1,000 a month for support and Tech support is never available when you call in so you will have to wait until someone emails you back. The company is understaffed and too small to service their accounts. I think there are better options like PrintVis. I would recommend a SAAS model versus writing a big check and hope that you are successful.

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