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Welcome to our comprehensive comparison between Nacsport and Hudl Sportscode – two of the most popular sports video analysis software options.

Nacsport, The Best Hudl Sportscode Alternative

Choosing the best video analysis software for you or your team is an important part of sports performance analysis and at AnalysisPro, we pride ourselves on getting to know your environment and requirements to help you make the best choice. However, we know that sometimes people prefer to research on their own when it comes to looking for the best video analysis software for football or hockey etc, looking for an alternative to Hudl Sportscode, choosing the best online video analysis platform or sometimes just the most affordable video analysis software available.

Our aim here is to provide you with all the information you need to make an informed choice when comparing Nacsport and Hudl Sportscode, two of the leading video analysis software options. We're here to further clarify any questions or suggestions you may have around this comparison too.

As you read through this guide, you'll discover how Nacsport has many similarities with Hudl Sportscode. They're both capable of high performance workflows that help you collect, review and present your analyses and they both have everything you'd expect to see in professional performance analysis software.

However, when you compare Nacsport and Hudl Sportscode, there are some key differences, like pricing, device compatibility, specific features, supporting resources and more, that every team should consider before investing in either of these video analysis tools.

We'll look at an overview of pricing and licence options for both, live analysis and sharing workflows, data collection, data review and online sharing and collaboration processes too. You'll see table images giving a comparison overview, with further detailed text explanations under these in each section too.



What Are Nacsport and Hudl Sportscode?

Nacsport and Hudl Sportscode are both professional sports video analysis software with a suite of tools to help you and your team enhance performance. Capture and code video live or post event with customisable Tagging Windows, review your tagged data in a timeline, find specific moments, review statistical Dashboards, build detailed presentations with notes and drawings over your videos and share it with your team in person or online.

When it comes to getting started with Hudl Sportscode and Nacsport, there are some key differences to be aware of with operating system compatibility, licence options and supporting resources for onboarding and working quickly.


Device Compatibility

All Nacsport versions, including the top flight products, Pro and Elite, are available on both Windows and macOS computers. This means you can install Nacsport on your preferred operating system or if you have multiple computers running both Windows and macOS, you can move your Nacsport licence and analysis between them easily.

Hudl Sportscode is only compatible with macOS computers, so you and your team will all need to have macOS computers to share licences and analysis with each other.

Nacsport minimum requirements
Hudl Sportscode minimum requirements 

Licence Options

With Nacsport you can choose between buying an annual or lifetime licence. All versions are available to buy on an annual basis, which means you pay in full every year for your chosen licence, which includes all your technical support and product updates for 12 months.

You also have the option to buy a lifetime licence (excludes Nacsport Basic), which means buying your licence outright and owning it forever. You can then pay a small yearly fee (dependant on version) for your technical support and product updates for 12 months, which we highly recommend.

Hudl Sportscode is only available as an annual licence.

Support and Education

Both Hudl Sportscode and Nacsport have a wealth of tutorial videos and articles to help you get the most out of your video analysis software. There is the Hudl Support site and Nacsport's website and YouTube channel are full of tutorials and articles to assist. At AnalysisPro, we have created our own Knowledge Base to put supporting resources for Nacsport together into the order we know works best to accelerate your learning.


You can also get certifications and accreditations for both Hudl Sportscode and Nacsport through the Hudl Academy and Nacsport Courses.


When choosing Nacsport, you can get up to speed faster by making use of the large library of sample tagging windows, Dashboards and resources that are available for different sports, which we don't see as a resource available from Hudl Sportscode.


If you are in the UK and Ireland and choosing Nacsport, you also benefit from our expertise and dedicated support to help you and your team excel. We work with national teams, national governing bodies, Universities, professional teams, amateur teams and individual coaches and analysts. Every member of the AnalysisPro community benefits from the sharing of best practice from these different environments, which are distilled through our regular onboarding webinars, AP Clubhouse community, case studies and learning resources.


Nacsport offers a range of affordable and flexible pricing options starting from only £125 per year.

While Hudl Sportscode offers a range of options, they do cost significantly more. Unfortunately, they don't publish the costs of their Hudl Sportscode licences online and often there are different discount rates and offers provided to different people and teams. However, with research and information we have received from others, we can estimate the approximate cost of Hudl Sportscode (before any discounts have been applied).

Throughout this guide, you will see tables comparing features across 5 versions of Hudl Sportscode and Nacsport. The pricing of Hudl Sportscode and Nacsport shows you that Nacsport is a more affordable alternative across all levels, but you can't fully compare the versions on a one-to-one left to right scale throughout this article.

Hudl Sportscode has an entry level version of Gamebreaker, where the entry level versions of Nacsport are Basic and Basic+. The Scout level of Nacsport can be seen as a catch-all (appropriate for amateurs, semi-pros and professionals alike) and the Pro and Elite versions of Nacsport more appropriate for semi-pros and professionals. Hudl Sportscode Pro and Hudl Sportscode Elite are for professional level teams, with their Pro Review and Elite Review options giving the same review functionality but no ability to live capture, share and analyse.


Who is Hudl Sportscode for?

Hudl Sportscode is designed for experienced teams and analysts who want to analyse, review and present on a software they have likely been using for a long time. The Hudl Sportscode software was long established in the market but usually limited to top level teams with big budgets. However, as more and more teams want to benefit from video analysis, with many teams have varying needs and budgets, what is ideal for an experienced elite team may not be the same for an ambitious smaller club. Hudl Sportscode do provide a range of solutions dependent on the complexity of your analysis workflow, but when it comes to pricing, teams find it hard to justify the entry-level solution (Gamebreaker) at £1,000 per year, which is a big annual commitment. This expense makes Hudl Sportscode less ideal for most teams and clubs to start or continue their analysis journey.

Who is Nacsport for?

In contrast, Nacsport is designed to accommodate teams at every stage of analysis experience and competition level. Offering a range of features at affordable prices, Nacsport provides an attractive alternative for teams looking to conduct video analysis without breaking the bank. The most popular version, Nacsport Scout, priced at £595 per year, delivers a comprehensive suite of pro-level analysis and review features at a highly competitive price point. Compared to Hudl Sportscode's entry-level version, Gamebreaker, Nacsport Scout not only offers more features but also comes in at a 40% less, making it a compelling choice for teams seeking value and performance in their analysis tools.


Tagging Windows

In Nacsport they're called Tagging Windows, in Hudl Sportscode they're called Code Windows. You add buttons to these to create clips and add additional data into those clips when analysing. To create clips, you have Code buttons in Hudl Sportscode and Category buttons in Nacsport. To add additional data to these, you have Labels buttons in Hudl Sportscode and Descriptor buttons in Nacsport. In both software, your Code/Category buttons can have preset timings to create a clip with a single click or be in a manual mode to start and stop a clip with a click each time.


Both Nacsport and Hudl Sportscode let you fully customise your windows with buttons of all shapes, sizes, colours and settings. In Hudl Sportscode Gamebreaker and Nacsport Basic, you can only use Code/Category buttons, but all other versions let you use both Code/Category and Label/Descriptor buttons. All Hudl Sportscode versions enable unlimited buttons on a window, but Nacsport Basic is limited to 25 buttons per window and Nacsport Basic+ is limited to 50 buttons per window. 

There are a large number of specific features and tools in Nacsport and Hudl Sportscode to speed up and enhance your data collection, so we'll look to summarise some of the key similarities and differences here.

Panel Flows
In Hudl Sportscode, you have a single Code Window where all of your buttons need to be placed, but in Nacsport Pro and Elite you get to use the Panel Flows feature. This means you can have a single Tagging Window with separate panels, each containing unlimited buttons and separate graphic descriptors that are joined together with a 'Flow', which helps to both speed up data collection and also enhance accuracy and validity. If you click a 'Shot' button on the main panel for example, it will then open a different panel where you tag more data about that shot and mark where it happened on a field, with the 'Flow' then jumping you straight back to the main panel again too.


Saving time is a key focus for analysts. With all versions of Hudl Sportscode and Nacsport you can have Exclusions between Code/Category buttons so they turn each other off automatically (like possession buttons). Hudl Sportscode Pro Review and above gives you activation and deactivation links between buttons, with this feature also available in Nacsport Elite.

Another way to automate button clicks is with the Clustered Button feature, only available in Nacsport (Pro and Elite). This lets you overlay buttons in a variety of ways, so that your specific click point can press multiple buttons at once and provide a larger variety of collection methods than just using activation/deactivation links.

Hudl Sportscode Elite has the ability to create and use scripting, which can change the name and outputs of buttons on the window based on certain clicks and combinations, scripting is not possible in Nacsport.

In Nacsport Pro and Elite, you can set buttons in your tagging window to automatically populate a presentation window in the background, so that you can build up key moments over a season with those actions all together in one place, saving huge amounts of time.


Graphic Descriptors/Heat Maps
Showing where actions are happening during a game helps coaches and players to better understand performance. From Nacsport Scout, you can add a graphic descriptor into your tagging window. This means you add an image of your field/court/area onto the tagging window, then after pressing a Category button, you click on this field to plot where things happen. The colour and shape of these click points can be set based on the Category/Descriptor buttons you click before clicking on the field, making it easy to highlight key differences like shots on or off target. 

With Panel Flows on tagging windows, you can make use of a variety of graphic descriptors for each analysis to give a comprehensive view of the game. Graphic descriptors create visual click points, additional descriptor data and also XY coordinate data that can be viewed and exported to take into other data tools like Tableau, PowerBI, R and Excel. 

Graphic descriptor windows in the timeline and displays on Dashboards are also interactive, meaning you can click on points on the field to watch that specific moment back. With the Graphic descriptor, you can get Nacsport to show joining lines between each click in a clip (patterns of play), show the click points as a heat map, show the size of the field area occupied by click points and click and drag search over the field to show you all clips within that space.

Hudl Sportscode has a Heat Map plotting tool, which is available in Elite and Elite Review. You can only show click points as squares, circles or a heat map but they are also interactive like in Nacsport, so that you can click them and watch back the related clips.


Tagging a Game
When tagging a game in Hudl Sportscode, you are always in the same timeline environment and your window will be in Code mode. When tagging a game in Nacsport, you are in the tagging environment and have a variety of ways that you can view your analysis as it happens. You can view a dynamic timeline (similar to Hudl Sportscode), or you can make use of the user friendly Play By Play table, where you see your list of clips build up over time. The Play By Play table makes it easy to edit and add to your analysis, changing a Category type with the dropdown menu, adding/removing descriptors quickly and adding notes with a double click next to each clip in the list. The timing of each clip can also be changed with a drag and drop on the mini timeline for each clip in Nacsport with the Clip Editor window.

Cross Compatibility 

Both Nacsport and Hudl Sportscode have a large number of ways of importing and exporting data to be shared between different platforms. The most often used format is XML, which can be both exported from Nacsport and Hudl Sportscode and imported into Nacsport and Hudl Sportscode. This means both software can share analysis between each other, but it also means both Hudl Sportscode and Nacsport can import data from providers like Wyscout, InStat, Opta and more.


Nacsport can also import CSV files, meaning it can import data from even more tools and sources like Dartfish for example.


Hudl Sportscode can export data as a CSV in a single format, but Nacsport can export data as a CSV but also a large variety of XLS formats which make it easy for further data review and manipulation in other tools and software like Excel, Numbers, Tableau etc. The different XLS formats in Nacsport let you export descriptors in set column orders and Nacsport also provides more data than Hudl Sportscode, because you get the XY coordinates but also the click time values for both Categories and Descriptors (Hudl Sportscode doesn't record click times for Labels).


Live Video Capture

Both Hudl Sportscode and Nacsport let you capture video live.

All versions of Nacsport let you capture video from compatible capture devices, whereas you need Hudl Sportscode Gamebreaker, Pro or Elite to do this. 

From Nacsport Basic+ onwards, you can capture video from RTSP video streams, whereas you need Hudl Sportscode Pro or Elite to do this.

With both Hudl Sportscode Elite and Nacsport Elite, you can live capture multiple angles onto a single machine. Hudl Sportscode Elite can simultaneously capture a higher number of RTSP feeds than Nacsport, with the maximum in Nacsport being 4.

Live Review and Sharing

Both Hudl Sportscode and Nacsport have a variety of ways that you can share and review your live analysis amongst your team.

From Nacsport Scout, you can share video clips and Dashboard images from your live analysis to the Nacsport Hub online platform with a simple internet connection, making it quick and easy for all levels of participation to benefit from the power of live review across multiple devices, without having to setup network equipment. Multiple Nacsport Scout machines doing a live capture and analysis can also collaborate by sharing clips to the same Nacsport Hub Live session. Once the Hub Live session has finished, the clips and images can be reviewed straight away on the Nacsport Hub platform or app.

For more advanced sharing, review and collaboration workflows, the higher versions of Hudl Sportscode and Nacsport provide some more bespoke solutions.

Single machine review
In Hudl Sportscode Elite and in Nacsport Pro and Elite, you can rewind your live capture window on your machine to watch back moments and create clips on previous parts of the game.

Multiple device collaboration, all connected on the same local network
With Hudl Sportscode Elite and Nacsport Elite, you can send the full live video and data to collaborate and share with other Elite version machines and both Hudl Sportscode and Nacsport have a live review app to make it easier for coaches and other staff to review that information too (Hudl Replay and Nacsport Coach Station).

Hudl Sportscode Elite has the additional ability to stream the full live video and data to other Hudl Sportscode Elite machines with an internet connection.

Mobile Tagging Apps
(Nacsport Tag&view & Coda)

Both Hudl Sportscode and Nacsport have a mobile tagging app, opening the door for more live data collection. Hudl Sportscode has Coda and Nacsport has Tag&view. Coda provides a single window for adding code and label buttons, whereas Tag&view has features seen in Nacsport Elite to enable advanced data collection with unlimited Category and Descriptor buttons, including activation/deactivation links, clustered buttons, exclusion links and panel flows, which you'll see more about further down the page.

A real advantage of Tag&view is the ability to also capture and tag the iPad camera feed, so that you can review a live matrix of your analysis and click the results to watch back your tagged clips during the session. This makes it a popular portable tool for live review in training sessions for example.

Both Coda and Tag&view can export XML files to be imported into compatible video analysis software and linked up with a video file.

With a local network connection between the computer and iPads, both Hudl Sportscode and Nacsport let you add to your analysis by taking live information from their mobile apps. Nacsport Elite can receive live data from Tag&view apps and Hudl Sportscode Elite can receive live data from Coda apps.



Timeline Review

One of the biggest similarities with Nacsport and Hudl Sportscode is that they are timeline based video analysis software. You will see your clips/instances organised into rows in Nacsport and Hudl Sportscode. In Hudl Sportscode, you double click a clip or row to play it and make edits to clip lengths. In Nacsport, you single click a clip to play it and click drag the edges of each clip to easily make edits to clip lengths. Edits to the names and lengths of multiple clips and rows can easily be done in both Hudl Sportscode and Nacsport and both tools let you easily merge and create new rows with your clips.

One of the differences between Nacsport and Hudl Sportscode is how the timeline analysis and video are stored. In Hudl Sportscode, a 'package' is created which keeps the video files and analysis together inside the same folder. 

In Nacsport, your analysis timeline is a single file that can be easily shared to other Nacsport users. This analysis file is 'linked' to a video file (or multiple video files for multiple angles) which can be stored anywhere on your computer. Each Nacsport analysis file is stored in a local 'Databases' folder, which helps you to find and open analysis quickly from the 'View Analysis' area of Nacsport, a place to visualise your folder tree and search for analysis to open them.

In Nacsport, you can also open multiple tabs of timelines at once in the same window, making it quick and easy to flick between analysis to add clips to a presentation you are working on, or to show the results of multiple games combined into a single matrix or Dashboard for example.

You can work with multiple video angles for your analysis in both Nacsport and Hudl Sportscode. All versions of Hudl Sportscode let you use multiple angles, with Nacsport Scout letting you use 2 angles and Nacsport Pro and Nacsport Elite letting you use 4 angles.

A unique benefit of Nacsport in comparison to Hudl Sportscode is that Nacsport records the click time data for Descriptors inside Category clips. Because of this, you can watch clips from the moment a Descriptor appears in them rather than always having to watch from the start of the clip, which helps you get to moments like Attacking Third entries in a Possession clip a lot faster for example.

Matrix Review

The Matrix is a popular tool that both Hudl Sportscode and Nacsport users work with to see the relationship between their Codes and Labels or Categories and Descriptors. A grid window shows the total counts of specific moments and these numbers can be clicked to watch back the related clips.

The results of the Matrix can be used in both Hudl Sportscode and Nacsport to send specific clips to playlists/presentations quickly.

The data from a Matrix in Nacsport can be quickly exported as an Excel file with the same layout and you can even get a Nacsport Matrix to display (and export) empty values, meaning that your Matrix layout is always the same as you set it on your tagging window's settings. This speeds up data checks and exports and is a popular workflow for Nacsport users.

Dashboard Data Review

In all versions of Nacsport, you create Dashboard windows that are interactive and powerful visual tools for showing your data during a live capture and when reviewing your analysis. In Hudl Sportscode (except in Gamebreaker) you need to learn and use scripting to create report windows to show your data. Scripting can create powerful outputs, but there is a steep learning curve to get started with it.

In Hudl Sportscode Elite and Elite Review, you can create bar, column and pie charts to display information with the chart scripting command.

In all versions of Nacsport, you can fill a Dashboard with images, text labels, time labels, data labels and charts to show your data through simple tick box selections. You don't need to learn any scripting and you can customise and build powerful Dashboards quickly, without a steep learning curve. From Nacsport Scout you can add Graphic Descriptors into your Dashboard to also show your field click point data and with Nacsport Elite, you can make use of calculations between data labels to generate more information and variable labels to quickly change the outputs on your Dashboard with dropdown selections.

Dashboard reporting is a key requirement for many analysts and coaches to better understand and review performances. Nacsport makes it a lot easier for everyone to build and benefit from these visualisations in comparison to Hudl Sportscode.

Multi Game Data Search

Both Hudl Sportscode and Nacsport give you the ability to view and combine data from multiple sources and timelines together, to view a big Matrix or a Dashboard of data for example.

In Hudl Sportscode, you need to firstly combine your data into a single package/database to review the information for it together. In Nacsport, you can keep your timelines separate but still ask your Matrix or Dashboard to show the results of the analysis combined.

With Nacsport, there is also a deeper search tool called the Clip Filter. This lets you look in a single timeline, or across multiple timelines, to find specific combinations of Categories and Descriptors, speeding up your ability to find and review specific clips which can then be added into a presentation for example. Nacsport also lets you search for clips based on the notes included within them, so you can find really specific feedback and qualitative information you have built up in your analysis.

Hudl Sportscode also lets you run deep searches for specific clips with their Find Window, applying a variety of search criteria across Codes and Labels to get to the exact moments you need.


Presentation  Creation

Compiling a playlist or presentation of clips together is a great way to deliver feedback to your team and is possible in all versions of Nacsport and possible from Hudl Sportscode Pro Review onwards.

A presentation in both Nacsport and Hudl Sportscode can have additional elements like images and PowerPoint slides added alongside clips. From Nacsport Scout onwards, a presentation can be filled with clips from as many different timelines and videos as you want, which is also possible from Hudl Sportscode Pro Review onwards. Clips with multiple angles can also be added into presentations on both, but Nacsport presentations can have a combination of clips with a different number of angles throughout a single presentation list.

Presentations in Hudl Sportscode and Nacsport can either be exported as video files to share with others, shared as presentations to other software users to work on, played back in the software or uploaded to their respective online platforms (Hudl and Nacsport Hub).


Telestration is all about adding still and moving drawings over your video clips. It is not possible to add drawings to videos in Hudl Sportscode Gamebreaker, but you can add still and animated drawings onto videos in any version of Nacsport, making use of the KlipDraw Animate tools which are included as standard in all licences.


So, all versions of Nacsport can add animated sequences of telestration onto video clips, but if you want to add moving drawings onto videos in Hudl Sportscode, you need to be using Hudl Sportscode Elite with their Studio too. Studio is a very powerful and professional drawing tool which makes really impressive outputs and visuals, but it does require the highest version of Hudl Sportscode and a lot of time spent on using things like Chroma Key and specific field/sport types to get the full use of it.


Nacsport also has a full integration with the higher KlipDraw Motion telestration tool on Windows, which can be used for showing drawings over moving video along with automated tracking. Although it doesn't have as many final output visualisations as Studio, it is much quicker and easier to use to set up automated tracking on players in your videos for example.

Online Sharing

Both Nacsport and Hudl Sportscode have a dedicated online platform and app for reviewing and sharing video analysis feedback within a team. Hudl Sportscode has the Hudl platform, and Nacsport has the Nacsport Hub platform. Hudl plans are based on the amount of hours of video and Nacsport Hub plans are based on the amount of storage (GBs) and users. The different Hudl plans enable different features, but Nacsport Hub has the same main features across each plan.


A major benefit of Nacsport Hub over Hudl is the player friendly layout of the Team Channel, giving users a familiar social media feel for communicating, sharing and reviewing moments together as a team. We work with a lot of teams who have moved from Hudl to Nacsport Hub and this is a key feature that they mention helps to engage their players with video analysis more than before. Everyone can create a post on the team channel to share content and messages with others, enhancing communication and collaboration within a team.


Both Nacsport Hub and Hudl can import video files and XMLs, so that videos and analysis can be shared and reviewed online or through the app. On Hudl, you use filters to find specific clips for each analysis but on Nacsport Hub, you can use a Matrix to review your analysis or you can use the Clip Filter tool to find specific moments too. With Nacsport Hub you can also select multiple analysis together and combine the data into a single Matrix or use the Clip Filter tool to find specific clips from multiple games at once.


Presentations from Nacsport and playlists from Hudl Sportscode can be uploaded to their respective platforms for the team to review. Presentations can be built and edited on both platforms, making it easy for coaches to review analysis and compile key clips together for the team.

Some Hudl plans enable you to upload multiple angle packages from Hudl Sportscode so you can use and view multiple angles online. Multiple angle videos are not possible on Nacsport Hub yet, but will become possible with future updates.

Clips can be created on Hudl and Nacsport Hub, but the way these are stored and accessed is easier on Nacsport Hub. Without having to go into each video to find the clips that were created on it, players can go to their 'My Clips' area on Nacsport Hub to see every clip they have made on every user, with Admin users able to go to the 'Team Clips' area to see all clips created by every user across every video. Clips can therefore be found, selected, added to presentations or shared on the Team Channel very easily in Nacsport Hub.


Nacsport offers a compelling alternative to Hudl Sportscode, providing a robust suite of features for sports performance analysis. While both platforms share similarities in their capabilities, Nacsport stands out with distinct advantages in several key areas.

Firstly, pricing flexibility makes Nacsport an attractive option. With affordable annual and lifetime licensing options starting from £125 per year, teams can access powerful analysis tools without breaking the bank. In contrast, Hudl Sportscode's pricing, although not publicly available, tends to be significantly higher and may vary based on discounts and offers.

Nacsport also excels in device compatibility, being available on both Windows and macOS computers, offering versatility for users with different operating system preferences. On the other hand, Hudl Sportscode is limited to macOS, potentially restricting accessibility for teams with varied technology setups.

Furthermore, Nacsport's advanced features enhance the analysis experience. It's Tag&view mobile app allows for live data collection, including tagging from the iPad camera feed, facilitating real-time analysis during training sessions. The software's Panel Flows feature streamlines data collection with separate panels and advanced tagging options, while automations such as Clustered Buttons save time for analysts. Graphic descriptors, heat maps and interactive Dashboards provide visual insights into performance, aiding both coaches and players in understanding key aspects of the game.

Nacsport's intuitive interface on their online platform, Nacsport Hub, enhances collaboration and sharing within teams. The platform's player-friendly layout fosters engagement and communication, ensuring teams can maximise their video reviews and development.

In summary, Nacsport offers a cost-effective, versatile, and feature-rich alternative to Hudl Sportscode, empowering teams to elevate their performance analysis capabilities effectively and efficiently.


Watch our 10 minute demonstration of Nacsport to see all of its powerful features in action and how easy it is to get analysing quickly.

10-min demonstration



  • Yes, both Hudl Sportscode and Nacsport let you create customised tagging windows with buttons to analyse any sport or activity in any way that you want to.

  • The main video and analysis files used and created in Hudl Sportscode and Nacsport are stored locally on the machine. However, both video analysis tools have an online platform where videos and analysis can be uploaded, viewed and shared around their team, along with being downloaded back into the video analysis software.

  • No, a Hudl Sportscode licence can only be installed and used on macOS. A licence can be shared between machines, but they both must be a compatible macOS machine.

  • Yes, a Nacsport licence can be installed and used on either macOS or Windows. A licence can be shared between machines on either operating system as long as they meet the specification requirements. So, a Nacsport licence can be activated on macOS and then later activated on Windows and visa versa.

  • Yes, both Hudl Sportscode and Nacsport let you deactivate a licence from one machine so it can be activated on another machine. A single licence number can only be active on one machine at a time.

  • Yes, both Hudl Sportscode and Nacsport are timeline based software. This means you have a video player and a timeline of analysis associated with that, making it easy to review and edit clips.

  • No, Hudl Sportscode does not have lifetime licence options. Each Hudl Sportscode version can only be purchased with an annual licence.

  • Yes, Nacsport has lifetime licence options. With Nacsport, you can either purchase an annual licence or a lifetime licence for Basic+, Scout, Pro and Elite.

  • Hudl doesn't publish the costs of their Hudl Sportscode licences online and often there are different discount rates and offers provided to different people and groups. However, with the research and information we have received from others we are providing this as a current estimation of their annual licence prices: Hudl Gamebreaker £1,000, Hudl Sportscode Pro Review £1,500, Hudl Sportscode Pro £3,000, Hudl Sportscode Elite Review £2,500, Hudl Sportscode Elite £5,000. All prices are shown without VAT.

  • You can either buy an annual licence of Nacsport or a lifetime licence. The annual licence costs for Nacsport are as follows: Nacsport Basic £125, Nacsport Basic+ £240, Nacsport Scout £595, Nacsport Pro £995, Nacsport Elite £1,845. The lifetime licence costs for Nacsport are as follows: Nacsport Basic+ £520, Nacsport Scout £1,345, Nacsport Pro £2,550, Nacsport Elite £5,200. All prices are shown without VAT.

  • Yes, as both Hudl Sportscode and Nacsport are timeline based software and as they can both share analysis via importing and exporting XML files, you can easily use Hudl Sportscode and Nacsport together in a club for example. The XML files of analysis exported from both are also compatible with their respective online platforms for further sharing and collaboration, Hudl and Nacsport Hub.

  • Yes, you can import the XML file from Hudl Sportscode into Nacsport. Codes will become Categories and Labels will become Descriptors. The colours of your Code rows will stay the same when they become Category rows in Nacsport.

  • Yes, you can import the XML file from Nacsport into Hudl Sportscode. Categories will become Codes and Descriptors will become Labels.

  • Yes, the XML file from Hudl Sportscode can be imported into Nacsport Hub.

  • Yes, the XML file from Nacsport can be imported into Hudl online. When exporting from Nacsport, you must choose to not include XY data in the XML file, as Hudl cannot read and use the XY data from the XML file created by Nacsport.

  • Yes, the XML file from Nacsport can be imported into Hudl online and videos created and used in Nacsport can also be uploaded to Hudl, so you can still use Nacsport even if you are part of a Hudl League Exchange. Nacsport also has the ability to create and use League Exchange style workflows with the Nacsport Hub online platform and app.

  • Yes, the XML file from Wyscout can be imported into Nacsport. See here.

  • Yes, the XML file from Hudl Instat can be imported into Nacsport.

  • Yes, the XML file from OPTA can be imported into Nacsport.

  • No, you can't import Hudl Sportscode code windows into Nacsport and convert them into a tagging window. However, you can easily recreate tagging windows in Nacsport. A Code button in Hudl Sportscode is a Category button in Nacsport. A Label button in Hudl Sportscode is a Descriptor button in Nacsport.

  • No, you can't import Hudl Sportscode playlists into Nacsport. However, you can easily create presentation windows in Nacsport and fill them with your favourite clips, images, slides, notes and drawings.

  • Yes, both Hudl Sportscode and Nacsport let you use telestration on your video clips. In all versions of Nacsport, the KlipDraw Animate telestration tool is included as standard. In all versions of Hudl Sportscode, you can add basic still drawings but if you have Hudl Sportscode Elite, you can also get the Studio tool for advanced moving drawings and tracking. In all versions of Nacsport on Windows, you can upgrade to use KlipDraw Motion for automated tracking and drawing over moving videos.

  • Scripting in Hudl Sportscode involves creating and writing formulas for buttons in your code window or report window to automate the changes in data you are coding and to display the data you are generating on your report window.

  • No, there is no scripting in Nacsport as you can create tagging window automations and in-depth Dashboard displays and calculations by using the tick box options and settings available when building tagging windows or Dashboard.

  • Yes, both Hudl Sportscode and Nacsport let you add keyboard shortcuts to the buttons that you use to analyse a game. See shortcuts here.

  • Yes, you can calculate possession time quickly and easily with a Dashboard in Nacsport, by ticking a few boxes. You can also calculate possession time in a Hudl Sportscode report window, but you need to run a few scripts for each percentage to display it as a pie chart. See how to here.

  • Yes, both Hudl Sportscode and Nacsport let you compare videos side by side. In Nacsport, you can quickly select a few different clips from your timeline then press the compare tool to load these in a playback window.

  • Yes, both Hudl Sportscode and Nacsport let you display your analysis data in visual formats. The matrix window shows the relationships between Codes and Labels or Categories and Descriptors. For more impactful visual displays, you create a report window in Hudl Sportscode or an interactive Dashboard in Nacsport.



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