What is HipChat?
HipChat is a hosted private chat service for your company or team. Invite colleagues to share ideas and files in persistent group chat rooms. Get your team off AIM, Google Talk, and Skype — HipChat was built for business.
HipChat is a tool in the Group Chat & Notifications category of a tech stack.
Who uses HipChat?
356 companies reportedly use HipChat in their tech stacks, including Accenture, ML, and Zillow.
894 developers on StackShare have stated that they use HipChat.
GitHub, Postman, WordPress, Jira, and Bitbucket are some of the popular tools that integrate with HipChat. Here's a list of all 142 tools that integrate with HipChat.
Pros of HipChat
Integrates well with a lot of developer tools
Clients for every major platform
Free unlimited users
Extremely easy to use for non-tech guys
Good api integration
Affordable at $2/user
More developer-friendly than Skype
Integrates with Atlassian products
Team Chat Rooms
Full text search
Intergration with all the things
256-bit SSL encryption to transmit your data
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- Desktop apps (Windows, Linux, Mac)
- Mobile apps
- Web app
- One-on-one messaging
- Persistent group chat
- Designed for companies
- Chat and file history
- SSL security
- No server to maintain
- Guest access
- Integrated audio & video
- Self-building buddylist
- HTTP API
HipChat Alternatives & Comparisons
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