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Campfire is described as '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' and is a team collaboration tool in the office & productivity category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Campfire for a variety of platforms, including Online / Web-based, Windows, Android, Mac and iPhone. The best alternative is Skype, which is free. Other great apps like Campfire are Slack, Mattermost, Zulip and Trillian.

Campfire alternatives are mainly Group Chat Apps but may also be Team Collaboration Tools or Instant Messengers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Campfire.
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  1. Skype icon

    Skype

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Blackberry
    • Chrome OS
    • Windows S
    • Android Tablet
    • BSD
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad
    • Android Wear
    • PortableApps.com

    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, premium accounts and subscriptions.

    ⚫︎ LightweightSkype consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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    This alternative is disputed. Skype is still a legitimate alternative to Campfire, but it might have issues that some users think are important.

    Ignore the other guy. he's thinking of Campfire Pro, which is a totally unrelated app.

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    Campfire is about writing stories, managing them and so on. This alternative app is about chatting. Are there similarities? Absolutely not!!!!!!!

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    Slack

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Chrome OS
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Electron / Atom Shell
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)

    Slack is a unified communication platform built with an optimized workflow to keep modern teams focused and productive. A familiar chat interface facilitates discussions while advanced features are easily exposed based on context.

    ⚫︎ Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsSlack can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    ⚫︎ Real time collaborationMultiple users can work together in Slack simultaneously.
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    Campfire is about writing stories, managing them and so on. This alternative app is about chatting. Are there similarities? Absolutely not!!!!!!!

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    Mattermost

    • FreemiumOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Self-Hosted
    • JavaScript
    • Go (Programming Language)
    • Cloudron

    Mattermost is a secure, open source platform for communication, collaboration, and workflow orchestration across tools and teams.

    ⚫︎ Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsMattermost can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    ⚫︎ Support for MarkDownMattermost supports MarkDown for document formatting.
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    Campfire is about writing stories, managing them and so on. This alternative app is about chatting. Are there similarities? Absolutely not!!!!!!!

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  4. Zulip is a group chat app in which messages are threaded by topic, helping you have long-running, organized conversations.

    ⚫︎ Support for MarkDownZulip supports MarkDown for document formatting.
    ⚫︎ Syntax HighlightingZulip supports syntax highlighting for various programming and markup languages.
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    Campfire is about writing stories, managing them and so on. This alternative app is about chatting. Are there similarities? Absolutely not!!!!!!!

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    Trillian

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Blackberry
    • iPad

    Trillian is an instant messaging app that works on phones, tablets, and desktops while keeping your chats neatly synchronized between all of them! We think conversation should be easily shared between all of your devices, not trapped as text messages on your phone.

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    Ripcord

    • Free PersonalProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Discord
    • Slack

    Ripcord is a desktop chat client for group-centric services like Slack and Discord. It provides a traditional compact desktop interface designed for power users.

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    Campfire is about writing stories, managing them and so on. This alternative app is about chatting. Are there similarities? Absolutely not!!!!!!! You can't even send someone a message with campfire!!!!!!!!!! This alternative app can. Campfire is not meant for chatting!!!

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    Gitter

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • iPad
    • Android Tablet

    Gitter is a chat and collaboration tool for developers and users. It's a place for developers to talk.

    ⚫︎ Real time collaborationMultiple users can work together in Gitter simultaneously.
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    Campfire is about writing stories, managing them and so on. This alternative app is about chatting. Are there similarities? Absolutely not!!!!!!!

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    Nertivia

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Online

    Nertivia is an chat client that allows you to chat to anyone across the world. There are a lot of features that don't require you to pay at all such as, gif profile pictures, free custom emojis and more coming soon!

    ⚫︎ CustomizableNertivia is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
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    Dialog Messenger

    • Free PersonalProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Self-Hosted
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)

    Dialog Messenger is a customized self-hosted platform usable across multi operation systems simultaneously. dialog provides SDK tools for client interface as well as for server.

    ⚫︎ Real time collaborationMultiple users can work together in Dialog Messenger simultaneously.
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    Campfire is about writing stories, managing them and so on. This alternative app is about chatting. Are there similarities? Absolutely not!!!!!!!

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  10. Flock is a faster, more organized way for teams to communicate. Flock provides one-on-one chat and public and private channels. It offers multi-party video and audio calling and screen sharing.

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    Campfire is about writing stories, managing them and so on. This alternative app is about chatting. Are there similarities? Absolutely not!!!!!!!

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