Document approval software for easy feedback management

Keep feedback and discussions in context from v1 to approval, so you can speed up review rounds and hit your deadlines.

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“I work in marketing and Filestage simplifies our feedback rounds. The tool makes it really easy to upload a document and send it to be reviewed by as few or as many people regardless of whether they have a Filestage account or not.”

Set up a consistent document approval workflow

With Filestage’s document approval software, you can set up all your project’s review steps upfront. And you can invite all your reviewers too. So each time you share a new file, version, or comment, you can loop in all the right people and get feedback or approval without needing to send a single email. Hallelujah!

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Improve transparency between stakeholders

There’s nothing worse than getting feedback in different places with no consolidation between stakeholders. With Filestage’s document review and approval software, everyone shares their comments in one place – right alongside your content. So if there are any conflicts, they can be sorted out in real time with full context.

Manage and compare all your versions in one document approval system

Filestage’s document approval software makes version management easy. Each time you upload a new version, it’ll be stacked on top of the previous one so everyone knows which one is the latest. And the best bit? You can open two versions side by side to compare the content, check the comments, and see what’s changed.

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One document approval software for all your content

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Designs and mockups

Get consolidated feedback on all your documents and designs, so you can save time juggling emails.

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Company documents

Review everything from company presentations and pitch decks to job ads and employee contracts.

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Blog articles

Loop in key stakeholders from compliance to make sure long-form content is clear and accurate.

Get clear and collaborative feedback in context

From highlights and strikeouts to handrawn annotations, Filestage’s document review and approval software is packed with features to make feedback more accurate for your team. And because everyone’s feedback appears in one place, it’s easy to collaborate in the comments to get aligned before working on the next version.

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Save time with an automated document approval workflow

Filestage’s document approval software is all about saving you time. You can set due dates to trigger automated reminders for your stakeholders, instead of chasing them manually over email! And with workflow automations, you can start the next review step instantly when all your reviewers have marked a file has approved.

It works with videos, images, and other formats too

Filestage isn’t just for documents. You can also share videos, images, designs, live websites, interactive HTML, and audio, all in the same project. So instead of getting feedback on one file here and another there, you can have one easy-to-use platform for sharing work and getting it approved.

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How document approval software works

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Create your project and review steps

Set up a consistent workflow with a separate review step for each stakeholders group.

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Upload content to your dashboard

Sort your documents and other formats into sections to keep your dashboard organized.

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Invite reviewers to give feedback

Add reviewers in Filestage or send them a link, then they’ll be kept up to date automatically.

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Discuss ideas for the next version

Reply to comments and bounce ideas around until everyone’s on the same page.

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Share new versions until you get approval

Develop your content until everyone in your first review step is happy.

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Repeat for the remaining review steps

Make your work better and better until you get approval from all your reviewers.

How document approval software saves you time

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Get consolidated feedback automatically

See everyone’s comments in one place, instead of juggling multiple email chains.

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Minimize versions and review rounds

Make sure everyone’s looking at the right version so you can avoid mistakes and rework.

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Add comments and discuss work faster

Use intuitive tools like highlights and annotations to add feedback in seconds.

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Compare versions and comments side by side

Save time searching through your inbox to check what you said about the last version.

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Tick off feedback as you work on new edits

Turn comments into to-do lists to go through the feedback and keep track of what’s been done.

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Send reviewers automated reminders

Add due dates and send automated reminders to make sure feedback is on time.

Document approval software designed for peace of mind

Filestage is packed with security features that put you in full control of your review process. Password-protect your content, restrict downloads, and anonymize feedback – all in a couple of clicks.

And with full GDPR compliance, AES 256-bit encryption, and ISO 27017 certified EU servers, you can rest assured that your data is in good hands.

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Your document approval questions, answered

What is document approval?

Document approval is the process of getting stakeholders to sign off on your content. This is an essential step in many industries before your work can be used or published.

Do reviewers need an account to approve documents?

No, reviewers don’t need a Filestage account to add comments or approve your documents. They will need to enter their name and email address. But that’s only so you can see who their comments are from and so they can stay up to date on new versions and replies.

What is document approval software?

Document approval software is a browser-based tool for sharing documents and PDFs for feedback and approval. It’s a centralized platform where your teammates and clients can discuss ideas, request changes, and approve content in one place.

What document formats can you review in Filestage?

Filestage supports a wide range of documents, including PDF, PDF/X, DOC, DOCX, XLSX, and PPTX. You can also use live website reviews to get feedback and approval on documents in Office 365 and Google Docs. And of course, Filestage also supports video, images, audio, and HTML content.

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