Self-Hosted Mattermost Alternatives

    There are many alternatives to Mattermost as a self-hosted solution if you are looking for a replacement. The best Self-Hosted alternative is Element. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Matrix.org or Rocket.Chat. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to Mattermost and many of them are available as a self-hosted solution so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Self-Hosted alternatives to Mattermost are Zulip (Free Personal, Open Source), fluxday (Free, Open Source), Dialog Messenger (Free Personal) and Corteza Messaging (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jul 11, 2021

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      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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      Element vs Mattermost opinions
      Almost everyone thinks Element is a great alternative to Mattermost.
      nrg200 Federated, bridged with many IRC networks.
      Positive comment about 4 years ago

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      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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      Most users think Matrix.org is a great alternative to Mattermost.


    1. Zulip is a group chat app in which messages are threaded by topic, helping you have long-running, organized conversations.
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      Almost everyone thinks Zulip is a great alternative to Mattermost.
      Sethu Zulip has more potential than Mattermost. Zulip is also an open source alternative to Slack but approached in a different manner.
      Top positive comment  over 3 years ago

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      vedarshshah Zulip's topics feature is great.
      Top positive comment  over 3 years ago

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      strifel Also opensource and has the topics feature
      Positive comment 12 months ago

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      hritcu Zulip does threaded conversations right, requiring every message to be in a thread and threads to be named. Like Mattermost, Zulip is also open source and can be self-hosted, but they also provide hosting, and for open source projects and research groups this hosting is free.
      Positive comment about 1 year ago

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      Extraterra Handling messages is easy
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      HaricharanSrinivasan Powerful and user-friendly chat platform with extra productivity benefits of threaded conversation
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    2. Rocket.Chat is a Web Chat Server, developed in JavaScript, using the Meteor fullstack framework.
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    3. Opensource task & productivity management tool for startups, engineered based on the concepts of OKR.
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    4. 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.
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    5. Corteza Messaging is a secure, high performance, open source Slack alternative that allows your teams to collaborate more efficiently, as well as communicate safely with other organisations or customers.
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    6. The free and open-source Crust Messaging is a secure, high performance,Slack alternative that allows your teams to collaborate more efficiently, as well as communicate safely with other organisations or customers.
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      • ZeroNet
      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 downloading the files and cloning the site.

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      Last update on github made over 5 years (March 13, 2016).

    7. Twake is a real-time teamwork platform. It is a suite of collaborative tools that includes the specificities of some best-sellers (slack, trello, google drive,...).
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