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Let's Chat Alternatives

Let's Chat is described as 'Self-hosted chat for small teams' and is a team collaboration tool in the social & communications category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Let's Chat for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Android, iPhone, Mac and Online / Web-based. The best alternative is Element, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Let's Chat are Skype, Matrix.org, Slack and Asana.

Let's Chat alternatives are mainly Group Chat Apps but may also be Team Collaboration Tools or Video Calling Apps. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Let's Chat.
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  1. Element icon

    Element

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Self-Hosted
    • Matrix.org
    • Cloudron
    • F-Droid
    • FLATHUB
    262 alternatives to Element 

    Element is a secure collaboration and messaging app based on the Matrix protocol. It’s decentralised to deliver digital sovereignty, and based on an open standard for easy connections and interoperability. It is end-to-end encrypted by default.

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    1.  DecentralizedElement is based on a decentralized infrastructure with no single entity controlling it.
    2.  End-to-End EncryptionElement has E2E Encryption, for entire or parts of the app.
    3.  Privacy focusedElement is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    4.  VoiP CallsElement allows you to make voice calls over Internet using the Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP).
    5.  Support for MarkDownElement supports MarkDown for document formatting.
    6.  File VersioningElement has a version system that lets you view and go back to older versions of the project/file/document.
    7.  No TrackingElement will not track you or use your personal data.
    8.  Real time collaborationMultiple users can work together in Element simultaneously.
    9.  DRM FreeNo Digital rights management (DRM), i.e. no copy protection.
    Video calls for desktop and mobile
    Collaboration widgets
  2. Skype icon

    Skype

    • Mac
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    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Blackberry
    • Chrome OS
    • Windows S
    • Android Tablet
    • BSD
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad
    • Android Wear
    • PortableApps.com
    307 alternatives to 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, premium accounts and subscriptions.

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    1.  Screen SharingYou can use Skype to share your screen with your colleages or friends.
    2.  VoiP CallsSkype allows you to make voice calls over Internet using the Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP).
    3.  LightweightSkype consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    4.  IFTTT IntegrationYou can connect different services to automatically trigger actions within Skype using IFTTT.
    5.  Live Captions TranslationSkype can add captions to a video call, audio messages or multimedia file and translate them in real time.
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    Call on Windows


  3. Matrix.org icon

    Matrix.org

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Self-Hosted
    • WebRTC
    • Python
    • JavaScript
    • Go (Programming Language)
    • Cloudron
    • Java
    • Perl
    134 alternatives to Matrix.org 

    Matrix defines a set of open APIs for decentralised communication, suitable for securely publishing, persisting and subscribing to data over a global open federation of servers with no single point of control.

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    1.  End-to-End EncryptionMatrix.org has E2E Encryption, for entire or parts of the app.
    2.  DecentralizedMatrix.org is based on a decentralized infrastructure with no single entity controlling it.
    3.  Multiple Account supportMatrix.org support multiple accounts without the need to logout and login
    4.  VoiP CallsMatrix.org allows you to make voice calls over Internet using the Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP).
    5.  Real time collaborationMultiple users can work together in Matrix.org simultaneously.
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    Slack

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

    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.

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    1.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsSlack can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    2.  Support for @mentionsSlack supports the use of mentions through @ to a particular user, who will be notified personally.
    3.  Real time collaborationMultiple users can work together in Slack simultaneously.
    4.  IFTTT IntegrationYou can connect different services to automatically trigger actions within Slack using IFTTT.
    5.  VoiP CallsSlack allows you to make voice calls over Internet using the Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP).
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    Asana

    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)
    • Windows
    583 alternatives to Asana 

    Whether you’re between meetings or in line for a latte, use Asana to quickly capture tasks, to-dos, reminders, and ideas. Get updates from coworkers, organize tasks and projects for work, or manage your to-do list for the day.

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    1.  Recurring TasksAsana supports scheduling a task to recur at any frequency, such as daily or weekly.
    2.  SubtasksAsana allows you to create and manage tasks inside of a parent-main task.
    3.  Kanban BoardAsana allows you to organize your workflow by moving cards with drag-and-drop functionality between multiple columns.
    4.  Calendar ViewAsana has a built-in calendar view to have a clear overview of your content over time.
    5.  IFTTT IntegrationYou can connect different services to automatically trigger actions within Asana using IFTTT.
    6.  Task Time TrackingKeep a record of time spent on a task with Asana.
    7.  Real time collaborationMultiple users can work together in Asana simultaneously.
    8.  Goal TrackingAsana can be used for tracking progress toward personal or business goals.
    9.  Sync with Google CalendarAsana can be synchronized with Google Calendar
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    Mattermost

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    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Self-Hosted
    • JavaScript
    • Go (Programming Language)
    • Cloudron
    121 alternatives to Mattermost 

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

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  7. Rocket.Chat icon

    Rocket.Chat

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    • Android
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    • Self-Hosted
    • Cloudron
    130 alternatives to Rocket.Chat 

    Rocket.Chat is a Web Chat Server, developed in JavaScript, using the Meteor fullstack framework.

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    1.  Ad-freeRocket.Chat doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    2.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsRocket.Chat can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    3.  Screen SharingYou can use Rocket.Chat to share your screen with your colleages or friends.
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    Zulip

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • BSD
    • iPad
    • Self-Hosted
    225 alternatives to Zulip 

    Zulip is a group chat app in which messages are threaded by topic, helping you have long-running, organized conversations. Zulip's threading makes it easy for people not always on chat (like managers, remote team members, contractors, part-time workers, etc) to weigh in on...

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    Focalboard

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    • Linux
    • Self-Hosted
    234 alternatives to Focalboard 

    Focalboard is an open source, self-hosted alternative to Trello, Notion, and Asana.

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    1.  Kanban BoardFocalboard allows you to organize your workflow by moving cards with drag-and-drop functionality between multiple columns.
    2.  Real time collaborationMultiple users can work together in Focalboard simultaneously.
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    • Microsoft Teams icon

      Microsoft Teams

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      • Windows S
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      • Microsoft Office 365
      238 alternatives to Microsoft Teams 

      Microsoft Teams is the chat-based workspace in Office 365 that integrates your team's people, content, and tools to be increase engagement and efficacy.

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      1.  Calendar ViewMicrosoft Teams has a built-in calendar view to have a clear overview of your content over time.
      2.  Real time collaborationMultiple users can work together in Microsoft Teams simultaneously.
      3.  RemindersMicrosoft Teams allows you to set reminders for tasks, events or actions, based on parameters of time, place or condition.
      4.  Live Captions TranslationMicrosoft Teams can add captions to a video call, audio messages or multimedia file and translate them in real time.
      5.  VoiP CallsMicrosoft Teams allows you to make voice calls over Internet using the Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP).
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