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HipChat

Supercharge team collaboration with group chat and IM

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?

Companies
358 companies reportedly use HipChat in their tech stacks, including Accenture, Typeform, and ML.

Developers
895 developers on StackShare have stated that they use HipChat.

HipChat Integrations

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
144
Integrates well with a lot of developer tools
96
Developer-friendly
85
Clients for every major platform
70
Mobile-friendly
70
Free unlimited users
40
Extremely easy to use for non-tech guys
39
Good api integration
38
Irc-like
28
Reliable
26
Feature rich
13
Affordable at $2/user
6
Email notifications
6
Text Messages
4
More developer-friendly than Skype
3
JIRA integration
3
Integrates with Atlassian products
2
Team Chat Rooms
2
Full text search
1
Intergration with all the things
1
gitlab
1
tagia
1
salt
1
Fast
1
On-Premise deployment
1
Trello integration
1
256-bit SSL encryption to transmit your data

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HipChat's Features

  • 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

What are some alternatives to HipChat?
Stride
Bring all the right people together instantly with built-in voice and video meetings. Turn conversations into action with integrated collaboration tools. Find the space to focus so you can get to done faster.
Yammer
Yammer brings the power of social networking to your company. Collaborate securely across departments, geographies, content and business applications.
Slack
Imagine all your team communication in one place, instantly searchable, available wherever you go. That’s Slack. All your messages. All your files. And everything from Twitter, Dropbox, Google Docs, Asana, Trello, GitHub and dozens of other services. All together.
Flock
Flock is a communication app for teams. Packed with tons of productivity features, Flock drives efficiency and boosts speed of execution.
Flowdock
Flowdock is a web-based team chat service that integrates with your tools to provide a window into your team's activities. With the team inbox, everyone on your team can stay up to date. Stay connected with Flowdock's iOS and Android apps.
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HipChat's Followers
882 developers follow HipChat to keep up with related blogs and decisions.