Slack Alternatives 2018
Today on SocialPositives.com, we are listing some of the best Slack alternatives of 2018. We recently published a post about Slack that rounds How to Delete a Slack Channel.
I’m sure you know Slack is a cloud-based set of proprietary team collaboration tools and services. Slack is free to use but it is limited to searchable messages like 10K of your team’s most recent messages and a 5GB of total space.
Slack Alternatives 2018
If you are not satisfied with the above restrictions on Slack or any other reason you are looking for an alternative to Slack, you are at the right place. Here we go with some of the best Slack Alternatives worth to try in 2018.
Hive comes first on our list as an alternative to Slack. It is a beautiful and powerful project management for teams where can collaborate easily. All Hive plans offer a 14-day free trial, with no payment details required. Here we go with some of the notable features of Hive.
- To do list option
- Status View
- Gantt Chart
- Create Groups
- Direct Message Options
- Access files and folders from all your Box, Dropbox, and Google Drive
2. Stride (Formerly HipChat)
Stride knew as HipChat comes next into our list. Stride comes with all major collaboration toll features like chatting, direct messaging, Voice & video conferencing, File sharing, etc. Instantly move any conversation to a video meeting or voice call.
Stride is free to use and Stride premium gives some additional features like Unlimited file sharing & storage, Unlimited apps and bots, Unlimited message history, etc. Here we go with some of the notable features of Stride.
- Unlimited users
- Unlimited group chat rooms
- Unlimited direct messaging
- Unlimited group video meetings
- Unlimited voice meetings
- Built-in collaboration tools (Actions & Decisions)
- Unlimited file sharing & storage
- Unlimited apps and bots
- Unlimited message history
- Advanced Meetings functionality
- Group screen sharing
- Remote desktop control
- User management
Workzone is not a popular tool like Hive or Stride, but it is really worth to try. It is not a similar tool like Slack, but a Project management software that’s powerful and easy to use. Workzone lets everyone know what’s going on with your projects in a single view. You can quickly identify which projects are behind and why.
Workzone doesn’t provide a free version and the basic version comes priced $24/month per user. Here we go with some of the best features of Workzone.
- Project & Task Management
- File Share, Review & Approval
- Success-Based Support
- Unlimited Workspaces
- Training Sessions
- Storage 100GB
Bitrix24 is a popular collaboration tool used over 3 Million users. Bitrix24 is a complete suite of social collaboration, communication and management tools for your team. You can use Bitrix24 as a Social network, tasks and projects management tool that comes with group chat, video conferencing, online document sharing, etc. Here are some of the best features of Bitrix24.
- Work as a Social Intranet
- Activity Stream
- Photo Gallery
- Collaborate by email
- Integration with popular Social Networks like Twitter, Facebook
Ryver comes next into this list as an alternative to Slack. Ryver combines the best of business chat tools like Slack with intuitive task managers like Trello. Ryver Team Communications is 100% free, plus now it comes with free Personal Tasks.
- Unlimited members & guests*
- Unlimited teams/forums
- Unlimited messages & posts
- Personal Task Manager
- Unlimited storage
- Up to 10 webhook integrations
Fleep works absolutely similar to Slack. It is a messenger service that integrates with email and lets you store and share files easily. Fleep lets you communicate with any other Fleep user, across organisations and regardless of the team set up. It’s an open network and users can be part of multiple teams.
- Email Compatibility
- Great features for Project Team works
- Create, assign, search and track tasks with Fleep’s native task management
- Pin important messages to the side of each conversation
- Audio-video calling and screen sharing
- Integrations with Google Drive and Dropbox
7. Rocket Chat
Rocket Chat is an open source Slack alternative. This means chat client is completely customizable and can be used for free for lifetime. Rocket Chat comes with Free audio and video conferencing, guest access, screen sharing, file sharing, LiveChat, LDAP Group Sync, two-factor authentication (2FA), E2E encryption, SSO, dozens of OAuth providers and unlimited. Here we go with some of the notable features of Rocket Chat.
- Live Chat Option
- Real-time Translation
- Available on Web, Desktop & Mobile
- Brilliant search options
These are our best Slack Alternatives worth to try in 2018.