Slack vs. Let's Chat vs. Friends



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Description

What is 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.

What is Let's Chat?

Let's Chat is a persistent messaging application that runs on Node.js and MongoDB. It's designed to be easily deployable and fits well with small, intimate teams. It's free (MIT licensed) and ships with killer features such as LDAP/Kerberos authentication, a REST-like API and XMPP support.

What is Friends?

Friends is like Slack except P2P, offline friendly and open source. We transmit data over secure channels and authenticate messages. It's made by a group of open source developers who are motivated to make a public chat platform that is easy to use but isn't centrally controlled, and where data is owned by its users.

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Pros

Why do developers choose Slack?
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Why do developers choose Let's Chat?
Why do you like Let's Chat?

Why do developers choose Friends?
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Cons

What are the cons of using Slack?
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What are the cons of using Let's Chat?
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What are the cons of using Friends?
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Pricing

How much does Slack cost?
Slack Pricing
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How much does Friends cost?

Companies

What companies use Slack?
5667 companies on StackShare use Slack
What companies use Let's Chat?
0 companies on StackShare use Let's Chat
What companies use Friends?
1 companies on StackShare use Friends

Integrations

What tools integrate with Slack?
232 tools on StackShare integrate with Slack
No integrations listed yet
What tools integrate with Friends?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Friends

What are some alternatives to Slack, Let's Chat, and Friends?

  • HipChat - Supercharge team collaboration with group chat and IM
  • Gitter - Messaging for people who make software. Integrated with your team, projects and your code.
  • RocketChat - Open source slack alternative
  • Mattermost - Open-source, self-hosted, Slack alternative

See all alternatives to Slack

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