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Discord vs G Suite: What are the differences?

What is Discord? All-in-one voice and text chat for gamers that’s free, secure, and works on both your desktop and phone. Discord is a modern free voice & text chat app for groups of gamers. Our resilient Erlang backend running on the cloud has built in DDoS protection with automatic server failover.

What is G Suite? Collaboration and productivity apps for Business. An integrated suite of secure, cloud-native collaboration and productivity apps. It includes Gmail, Docs, Drive, Calendar, Meet and more.

Discord can be classified as a tool in the "Web and Video Conferencing" category, while G Suite is grouped under "Productivity Suite".

"Fast and easy set-ups and connections" is the primary reason why developers consider Discord over the competitors, whereas "Gmail" was stated as the key factor in picking G Suite.

Airbnb, Uber Technologies, and Spotify are some of the popular companies that use G Suite, whereas Discord is used by Bitupper, Kistriver, and SuperBuddy. G Suite has a broader approval, being mentioned in 10728 company stacks & 1087 developers stacks; compared to Discord, which is listed in 44 company stacks and 38 developer stacks.

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I want to host an online Jeopardy game with less than 30 participants. During each round of the game, I'll stream some videos. The point is to gather friends together to play the Jeopardy game and watch random stuff. Please let me know if there's a more suitable platform other than Discord and Zoom. Thanks, everyone!

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RuralAnemone
Head Devoloper/coder at Super Smash Eternal · | 2 upvotes · 154.3K views

Personally, I think that Discord works much better than anything else, even if you don't have Nitro (which is what they call their premium plan). You could seriously do this Jeopardy thing with just Discord (and maybe a bot to make it easier)

Zoom would only let you have a crappy meeting that hackers could easily join. Discord actually has DDoS protection, Zoom just has things that can easily be bypassed.

And if you do want Nitro, it's only $9/mo or $99/yr

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as many people say that you can only hold 30 to 10 people in one discord call if you were to make a server and add a chat or a VC you can hold up to 99 which is more than zoom and you can also use the text chat, general chat or anything else that you add and the best part you can hold pretty much infinite people I have personally seen servers with up to 100k people in it. One of the better parts is that you don't necessarily have to download it you can search it up on google and make an account it's as easy as that. Another thing is due to the original purpose of the website/app is that it's very customizable meaning that your students can customize heir profile pictures and names, but not to worry in a discord server you can have it where only you can change their nicknames so let's say things get too confusing or you want to be able to see who they really are you can just change it to their name. One last thing I will say is that you can have customizable ranks and so on so if you desire to split people into teams you can do so and with that, you can customize what they can do like give people ranks or de-rank them. Like I mentioned earlier about VC's you can also screen share and do videos so you can see their screen or their face.

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Nasser Khan
Product Manager at StackShare · | 13 upvotes · 228.7K views

We are highly dependent on G Suite for all our collaboration and productivity needs, from Gmail and Calendar to Sheets and Docs. While it may not be as robust as Microsoft's offerings in those areas, it's totally cloud-based, we've never had any downtime issues and it integrates well with our other tools like Slack. We write and collaborate on all our specs/PRDs in Docs, share analyses via Sheets and handle our meetings via Calendar. #StackDecisionsLaunch #ProductivitySuite #Collaboration #DocumentCollaboration

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Pros of Discord
Pros of G Suite
  • 60
    Unlimited Users
  • 56
    Unlimited Channels
  • 52
    Easy to use
  • 48
    Fast and easy set-ups and connections
  • 48
    Voice Chat
  • 44
    Clean UI
  • 42
    Mobile Friendly
  • 40
    Free
  • 32
    Android App
  • 27
    Mention system
  • 26
    Customizable notifications on per channel basis
  • 26
    Customizable ranks/permissions
  • 22
    IOS app
  • 21
    Good code embedding
  • 19
    Vast Webhook Support
  • 16
    Dark mode
  • 14
    Roles
  • 14
    Easy context switching between work and home
  • 12
    Very Resource Friendly
  • 12
    Great Communities
  • 12
    Great Customer Support
  • 12
    Easy to develop for
  • 12
    Bot control
  • 11
    Video Call Conference
  • 11
    Robust
  • 11
    Video call meeting
  • 10
    Able to hold 99 people in one call
  • 10
    Sharing screen layer
  • 9
    Easy Server Setup and joining system
  • 9
    Shares screen with other member
  • 9
    Great browser experience
  • 8
    Easy
  • 7
    Easy to code bots for
  • 7
    Lower bandwidth requirements than competitors
  • 5
    Noice
  • 3
    Easily set up custom emoji
  • 609
    Gmail
  • 447
    Google docs
  • 365
    Calendar
  • 284
    Great for startups
  • 230
    Easy to work
  • 115
    Document management & workflow
  • 110
    Very easy to share
  • 80
    No brainer
  • 59
    Google groups
  • 59
    Google scripts & api
  • 22
    Google drive
  • 16
    Popular
  • 13
    No spam, phishing protection
  • 12
    Easy
  • 12
    Google Spreadsheets
  • 10
    Cloud based and collaboration
  • 7
    Simple and fast document creation collaboration
  • 6
    Best Cloud environment ever
  • 5
    Google maps api
  • 3
    Geolocation
  • 3
    Google-powered Search in Gmail
  • 2
    Awesome Collaboration Tools
  • 1
    Single sign-on
  • 1
    music
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    Simple
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    도메인 단위로 어플을 관리할 수 있고, 클라우드지만 강력한 보안기능과 기기관리 기능을 제공

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Cons of Discord
Cons of G Suite
  • 9
    For gamers
  • 9
    Not as many integrations as Slack
  • 4
    Limited file size
  • 4
    For everyone
  • 3
    Sends data to US Gov
  • 1
    Unsupportive Support
  • 1
    Suspected Pedophiles in few servers
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    Undescriptive in global ban reasons
  • 6
    Starting to get pricey
  • 4
    Good luck changing domains
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    Lesser fonts and styling available in mail compose
  • 1
    Long emails get truncated

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What is Discord?

Discord is a modern free voice & text chat app for groups of gamers. Our resilient Erlang backend running on the cloud has built in DDoS protection with automatic server failover.

What is G Suite?

An integrated suite of secure, cloud-native collaboration and productivity apps. It includes Gmail, Docs, Drive, Calendar, Meet and more.

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What are some alternatives to Discord and G Suite?
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.
Skype
Skype’s text, voice and video make it simple to share experiences with the people that matter to you, wherever they are.
Zoom
Zoom unifies cloud video conferencing, simple online meetings, and cross platform group chat into one easy-to-use platform. Our solution offers the best video, audio, and screen-sharing experience across Zoom Rooms, Windows, Mac, iOS, Android, and H.323/SIP room systems.
Gitter
Free chat rooms for your public repositories. A bit like IRC only smarter. Chats for private repositories as well as organisations.
Google Hangouts
Message contacts, start free video or voice calls, and hop on a conversation with one person or a group.
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