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Flowdock vs Spectrum: What are the differences?

What is Flowdock? Flowdock is your team's chat with a shared inbox. Teams using Flowdock react in seconds and never forget anything. Flowdock is a web-based team chat service that integrates with your tools to provide a window into your team's activities. With the team inbox, everyone on your team can stay up to date. Stay connected with Flowdock's iOS and Android apps.

What is Spectrum? A community platform for the future. The community platform for the future.

Flowdock and Spectrum can be categorized as "Group Chat & Notifications" tools.

Some of the features offered by Flowdock are:

  • Team Inbox
  • Group Chat
  • 1-On-1 Private Chat

On the other hand, Spectrum provides the following key features:

  • Chat
  • Slack bot
  • Private channels

Spectrum is an open source tool with 7.08K GitHub stars and 618 GitHub forks. Here's a link to Spectrum's open source repository on GitHub.

According to the StackShare community, Flowdock has a broader approval, being mentioned in 37 company stacks & 5 developers stacks; compared to Spectrum, which is listed in 3 company stacks and 6 developer stacks.

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Pros of Flowdock
Pros of Spectrum
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    Threaded chat
  • 30
    Simpler integrations than others, team inbox = awesome
  • 18
    Great interface
  • 17
    Extremely easy to manage multiple conversations
  • 15
    Powerful Search and Tagging Architecture
  • 15
    Team Inbox
  • 12
    Email and RSS integration for apps w no API
  • 9
    See what the team is actually working on
  • 5
    Comment on anything you see or do
  • 3
    Spark conversations around activity
  • 2
    Threads and tags make it great
  • 2
    Threaded Inbox for Integrations
  • 2
    Threaded chat and separate inbox for integrations
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    What is Flowdock?

    Flowdock is a web-based team chat service that integrates with your tools to provide a window into your team's activities. With the team inbox, everyone on your team can stay up to date. Stay connected with Flowdock's iOS and Android apps.

    What is Spectrum?

    The community platform for the future.

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