Slack vs. HipChat vs. RocketChat



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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 RocketChat?

Rocket.Chat is a Web Chat Server, developed in JavaScript, using the Meteor fullstack framework. It is a great solution for communities and companies wanting to privately host their own chat service or for developers looking forward to build and evolve their own chat platforms.

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Pros

Why do developers choose Slack?
Why do you like Slack?

Why do developers choose HipChat?
Why do you like HipChat?

Why do developers choose RocketChat?
Why do you like RocketChat?

Cons

What are the cons of using Slack?
Downsides of Slack?

What are the cons of using HipChat?
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What are the cons of using RocketChat?
No Cons submitted yet for RocketChat
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Pricing

How much does Slack cost?
Slack Pricing
How much does HipChat cost?
HipChat Pricing
How much does RocketChat cost?

Companies

What companies use Slack?
5527 companies on StackShare use Slack
What companies use HipChat?
404 companies on StackShare use HipChat
What companies use RocketChat?
40 companies on StackShare use RocketChat

Integrations

What tools integrate with Slack?
231 tools on StackShare integrate with Slack
What tools integrate with HipChat?
122 tools on StackShare integrate with HipChat
What tools integrate with RocketChat?
12 tools on StackShare integrate with RocketChat

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

  • Gitter - Messaging for people who make software. Integrated with your team, projects and your code.
  • Mattermost - Open-source, self-hosted, Slack alternative
  • Zulip - Powerful open source team chat
  • Microsoft Teams - Chat-based workspace in Office 365

See all alternatives to Slack

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