Alternatives to HipChat for all platforms with any license

  • Skype icon

    Skype

    Skype is the most popular free voice-over IP and instant messaging service globally. It allows users to text, video and voice call over the internet. Users can also call landlines and mobiles at competitive rates using Skype credit...

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud Android iPhone ... Blackberry Chrome OS Windows RT Android Tablet BSD Windows Phone iPad Apple Watch Android Wear PortableApps.com

  • Glip icon

    Glip

    Glip is instant messaging for teams and businesses to communicate and get work done at the same time. In Glip you work where your conversations are, so you always know what your team is doing and what needs to get done next. Video...

    Freemium Mac Windows Web / Cloud Android iPhone Android Tablet ... iPad

    • Hipchat focuses on text chat, Glip focuses on project/tasks emulekingJul 2015 Disagree   Agree
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    Matrix.org

    Matrix is an open standard for decentralized persistent communication over IP. It can be used for decentralised group chat, WebRTC signaling, IoT-data transfer, and generally to link together fragmented silos of...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud Android iPhone ... Android Tablet iPad Self-Hosted WebRTC Python JavaScript Go (Programming Language) Java Perl

  • Let's Chat icon

    Let's Chat

    Self-hosted chat for small teams. Features and Stuff BYOS (bring your own server) Persistent messages Multiple rooms New message alerts / notifications Mentions (hey @you) Image embeds Code...

    Open Source Self-Hosted

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  • fluxday icon

    fluxday

    Opensource task & productivity management tool for startups, engineered based on the concepts of OKR. In fluxday, you can start by creating the departments of your organization and adding the teams in each department. Add users...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux MySQL Community Edition Self-Hosted MariaDB ... Ruby

  • Oinker icon

    Oinker

    Oinker looks like a plain chat program on the surface, but it allows you to save the specified messages (called ‘oinks’ in Oinker) on the spot, and more importantly, it allows you to connect the messages in an infinite number of ways...

    Free Web / Cloud

  • Gitter icon

    Gitter

    Where developers come to talk. Gitter.im is a GitHub based chat and collaboration tool for developers and users.

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud Android iPhone

  • Campfire icon

    Campfire

    Campfire is a simple web-based real-time group chat tool for business. It makes real-time communication with 2-60 people as simple as visiting a web page. It’s elegant, easy, and web-based. You don’t need to download, install, or...

    Commercial Web / Cloud iPhone

  • YakYak icon

    YakYak

    What does it do: * Send/receive chat messages * Create/change conversations (rename, add people) * Leave/delete conversation * Notifications * Toggle notifications on/off * Drag-drop, copy-paste or...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    Echoplexus

    Echoplexus is an anonymous, web-based, IRC-like chatting platform that makes its best effort to respect your privacy. It allows you to create public or private channels. You can encrypt your chats. You can secure a pseudonym for...

    Open Source Web / Cloud

    • Discontinued Not actively maintained
  • Kandan icon

    Kandan

    Open Source private chat server. Your own private Chat server in minutes, plus additional features. No credit card required. A fast, secure and stable solution based on Rails.

    Open Source Web / Cloud Self-Hosted Ruby on Rails

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  • ScudCloud icon

    ScudCloud

    ScudCloud is a non official open-source Ubuntu desktop client for Slack.

    Open Source Linux Linux Mint Kubuntu Ubuntu

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  • Exselo Desktop icon

    Exselo Desktop

    Outlook and desktop search to help you search and find information from your files, emails and documents on your computer. Now also with a secure p2p network so you can share information and collaborate with your friends and...

    Free Mac Windows

  • Ryver icon

    Ryver

    Ryver provides all of your team communications in one place: chats, posts, and files. Invite as many team members and guests as you need.

    Free Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud Android iPhone ... Android Tablet iPad Chrome

  • Niltalk icon

    Niltalk

    Niltalk lets you create instant, password protected chat rooms without the need to signup. Simply click the "Create" button, and share the unique chat URL with your peers. All communication happens over SSL. Niltalk...

    Open Source Web / Cloud

  • Planio icon

    Planio

    Ship awesome Software! Planio is your all-in-one platform, complete with Issue Tracking, Project Management, Version Control, Help Desk, Wikis and Chat.

    Free Personal Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud Android iPhone ... Android Tablet iPad Redmine

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  • Sameroom icon

    Sameroom

    Sameroom helps connect chatrooms (even when they’re running on completely different services).

    Commercial Web / Cloud

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  • Actor Messenger icon

    Actor Messenger

    Modile-first open source self-hosted messaging platform that allows to easily create your own messaging app.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud Android iPhone ... Android Tablet iPad Self-Hosted

    No features added Add a feature
  • Flowdock icon

    Flowdock

    Flowdock is a beautiful group chat. You can upload files, paste blocks of text, use #hashtags to make notes or create lists and mention others’ names to get their attention. Flowdock is also a highly efficient shared inbox. You...

    Commercial Web / Cloud

  • ZeroChat icon

    ZeroChat

    An IRC-like internet chatroom hosted on ZeroNet, a distributed network. 0rc is a fully distributed website, and messages are shared through peers using the ZeroNet stack. In addition, making a new chatroom website is a simple as...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud Self-Hosted Python ... JavaScript ZeroNet

  • Luka icon

    Luka

    Luka is a messenger with bots. Talk to bots and your friends in the same place: make weekend plans, play games, find restaurants and more. Ask Luka and he will hook you up with the right bot. AI powered and available 24/7 Some of...

    Free iPhone

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  • Tlk2me icon

    Tlk2me

    Tlk2me is simple real-time messaging platform which is designed exclusively for groups. It is a web-based group chat tool that lets create chat rooms instantly. Invite a friend, client, colleague, or vendor to chat, collaborate, and...

    Free Web / Cloud

  • Zoho Chat icon

    Zoho Chat

    Zoho Chat combines content and communications into a single view to give you a comprehensive picture of your team's work. Zoho Chat brings the informality and creativity of messaging to workplace communication to help you get...

    Free Web / Cloud Android iPhone Android Wear

  • AVAILO icon

    AVAILO

    AVAILO is a business communication app for teams. One place for internal and external communications, open groups for your team members, service providers and customers, with real time messaging, share emails, folders and files, in a...

    Free Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad

    • Discontinued The program seems to be no longer updated. Last app versions were released in September 2015 and can be still downloaded from the appstores. Anyway, according with their Facebook page, the company changed name to FASTEE Technologies and released a different product.

HipChat Comments

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Comment by DanMan
about HipChat Oct 2016

That means you can access it from your favourite IM Jabber program, like Pidgin, too. It only implements a subset of it though (no file transfers - at least in the free version), but for basic use it works.

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cool ass website xD

Comment by shednie1238
about HipChat Nov 2014

cool

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