Alteryx has carved a niche as a popular data wrangling and analytics platform, praised for its drag-and-drop interface and ease of use. But with high user licence costs, diverse user needs and evolving technologies, it’s not a one-size-fits-all solution.

So, are you seeking alternatives to Alteryx? You’ve come to the right place! This blog explores several options, each with unique strengths and considerations.

Alternatives to Alteryx – Top Contenders for 2024

alternatives to Alteryx

Before diving in, define your requirements. What data formats do you handle? Do you need advanced analytics or basic visualizations?

Consider budget, user expertise, and collaboration needs. This will guide your decision. The top contenders for 2024 are:

  1. DataKITE: If you you’re an existing Alteryx user – Send the DataKITE team your existing Alteryx export file and they’ll check if it can be converted (for free) into DataKITE. They’ll email you back with a yes / no and if you want to proceed. They’ll then convert your Alteryx processes into DataKITE with exactly the same functionality for a fraction of the price. Contact the DataKITE team here to see if they can help.
  2. Microsoft Power BI: A budget-friendly option with strong visualization capabilities and seamless integration with the Microsoft ecosystem. However, data wrangling features might feel less intuitive compared to Alteryx.
  3. Tableau Prep: Part of the Tableau ecosystem, it has an intuitive data cleaning and preparation system. But for advanced analytics and broader workflows, consider other tools.
  4. Open-Source Options: For budget-conscious tech-savvy users, consider Trifacta Wrangler, KNIME, or OpenRefine. While offering flexibility, they require coding knowledge and can be less user-friendly.
  5. Specialized Tools: If you have specific needs, explore niche options. For geospatial analysis, try QGIS. For statistical analysis, R or Python might be better suited.

Making the Choice:

There’s no single “best” alternative. Evaluate each option based on your specific needs. Consider:

  • Ease of use: How comfortable are your users with drag-and-drop interfaces or coding?
  • Functionality: Does the tool offer the required data manipulation, analysis, and visualization capabilities?
  • Integration: Can it connect with your existing data sources and other tools?
  • Cost: Does the pricing model fit your budget and scale with your needs?


Exploring alternatives to Alteryx unlocks a wider world of data exploration possibilities. By understanding your needs and carefully evaluating your options, you can find the perfect tool to empower your data journey. Remember, the best choice is the one that helps you turn data into meaningful insights, driving informed decisions and business success.

A recent Alteryx to DataKITE conversion success story – 60% Savings

A global manufacturing company was paying for an Alteryx licence for a process created by an external consultancy company. The process was not understood just that the process took input files and created an output that they could use in Power BI.

They contacted the DataKITE team who documented the Alteryx processes, converted them into DataKITE for free and saved the business 60% in annual fees.