Slack vs. HipChat vs. Gitter

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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 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.

What is Gitter?

Free chat rooms for your public repositories. A bit like IRC only smarter. Chats for private repositories as well as organisations.

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    Companies

    What companies use Slack?
    4097 companies on StackShare use Slack
    What companies use HipChat?
    317 companies on StackShare use HipChat
    What companies use Gitter?
    27 companies on StackShare use Gitter

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with Slack?
    223 tools on StackShare integrate with Slack
    What tools integrate with HipChat?
    118 tools on StackShare integrate with HipChat
    What tools integrate with Gitter?
    10 tools on StackShare integrate with Gitter

    What are some alternatives to Slack, HipChat, and Gitter?

    • RocketChat - Open source slack alternative
    • Mattermost - Open-source, self-hosted, Slack alternative
    • Zulip - Powerful open source group chat
    • Microsoft Teams - Chat-based workspace in Office 365

    See all alternatives to Slack

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