Slack

Slack

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About Slack

A messaging app for teams who see through the Earth!

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Smartsheet

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Any.DO

The #1 task management app used by over 11 million people globally, Any.do is your free mobile and online task manager for Android, iPhone, Web and more.


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Mattermost

Mattermost is an open source alternative to Slack.


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Samepage

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Asana
Asana

Asana project management is an effort to re-imagine how we work together, through modern productivity software. Fast and versatile, Asana helps individuals and groups get more done.


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Meistertask
Meistertask

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MangoApps

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Skype

Stay in touch with your family and friends for free on Skype. Download Skype today to chat and call on desktop and mobile.


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Jira
Jira

The #1 software development tool used by agile teams. Jira Software is built for every member of your software team to plan, track, and release great software.


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Telegram

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Todoist

Todoist is a to-do list that helps you get organized, at work and in life.


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Trello

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todo.vu

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Pros of Slack

Robust integration with a huge number of tools
Drag & drop files in channels
@mentions
Fantastic search functionality
Apps for iOS
Android
Windows Phone
Mac OS
Linux
and Windows
Very polished user experience
Syntax coloring
Supports multiple teams
Flexible
granular notification settings
Freemium plan
Inline link previews (photos
mockups
etc.)
Slackbot extensible chat robot
Edit messages easily
Emoji reactions to limit excessive posts and notifications
Dev team is invested
responsive
and friendly
Shows local time of each participant
Self chatting
Multiple channels for different groups
IRC connectivity over SSL
Can Create Diagrams with Creately
GIFS
It can surprise you

Cons of Slack

Expensive when you need to upgrade
No self-hosting available
Hidden max limit of free users per channel
Proprietary (non-free/libre)
Linux client is very RAM intensive
Slow and lags sometimes
"Native" desktop apps are web apps
No E2E encryption
API doesn't allow custom widgets in chat
API is overall very poor
Awful performance and constant glitches
since it is Chromium-based
Replies are the worst feature implementation of all time
No dark theme
Cannot share screen through the browser client