Mouseflow vs. Hotjar

At first sight, the platforms seem to have the same functionality with similar toolsets. However, at a closer look, you will see that there’s a tremendous difference between the two just as there’s a clear difference between the Polaroid and digital camera.

Discover how the platforms compare on features and decide which one suits you best.

Recording all user sessions right out-of-the box, without further actions.
Funnels & Form analytics
Friction Score allowing to quickly identify pages with problems
Date filters on all tools, allowing you to see historical performance
Tracking JS errors
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Read how Mouseflow beats HotjarThe biggest difference is not in pricing or in the number of recordings either of these platforms has to offer, but in the way the data is collected and the level of insights you can get with either.Read how Mouseflow beats Hotjar

How Mouseflow compares to Hotjar


Recording all user sessions right out-of-the box, without requiring further actions
Recording all users, no sampling on all plans
Automatic usability friction detection
Advanced visualisation of recording's timeline with pages and times spent on each
Powerful filtering with custom variables
Downloading session recordings


All pages, no set up required
Live heatmaps covering dynamic elements like SPAs, drop down menus, sliders and others
Geo heatmaps (user location heatmaps)
Attention heatmaps
Filtering (utm tags, friction score and events, custom variables and more)
Date filtering
Scroll, click & movement


Form analytics
Populating forms with previously collected data
Populating funnels with previously collected data
Filtering (utm tags, devices, locations and more)
Date filtering


JS error tracking
Click-Error & Click-Rage Detection
Phone support
Custom development
Multiple websites per plan

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