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Gitter vs Sameroom: What are the differences?

What is Gitter? Messaging for people who make software. Integrated with your team, projects and your code. Free chat rooms for your public repositories A bit like IRC only smarter. Chats for private repositories as well as organisations..

What is Sameroom? Chat interoperability-as-a-service. Sameroom bridges real-time communication systems. Share channels between Slack teams. Bridge a Skype or Hangouts group with a channel on Slack. Connect a team on Slack with a team on HipChat, Gitter. Manage all your customer support queries as a team, from Slack. Respond to Intercom, Twitter, or Skype customer support questions from your team chat.

Gitter and Sameroom can be categorized as "Group Chat & Notifications" tools.

Some of the features offered by Gitter are:

  • Know who's seen any message
  • Edit messages after you've sent them
  • Full emoji support

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

  • Chat interop
  • Support for Skype, Slack, HipChat, Gitter, Fleep, IRC, Twitter (DMs and public mentions), Intercom, Flowdock, Campfire, Google Hangouts, Telegram, and Facebook Messenger
  • Customer support—respond to tweets, intercom messages, and skype conversations from Slack
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From a StackShare Community member: “We’re about to start a chat group for our open source project (over 5K stars on GitHub) so we can let our community collaborate more closely. The obvious choice would be Slack (k8s and a ton of major projects use it), but we’ve seen Gitter (webpack uses it) for a lot of open source projects, Discord (Vue.js moved to them), and as of late I’m seeing Spectrum more and more often. Does anyone have experience with these or other alternatives? Is it even worth assessing all these options, or should we just go with Slack? Some things that are important to us: free, all the regular integrations (GitHub, Heroku, etc), mobile & desktop apps, and open source is of course a plus."

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Pros of Gitter
Pros of Sameroom
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    Github integration
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    Free
  • 45
    Markdown support
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    Markdown
  • 17
    Graceful integration
  • 16
    Project-oriented
  • 15
    MARKDOOOOWN
  • 12
    IRC bridge
  • 9
    Integrates with everything
  • 8
    LaTeX
  • 4
    Apps available for most platforms
  • 2
    Cross-repository issue reference
  • 2
    Github login
  • 1
    IRC support
  • 1
    My new fav'rite thing is on it
  • 1
    Very fast work
  • 1
    Very open
  • 1
    Now open source
  • 1
    Open source
  • 1
    Free unlimited archives
  • 1
    Open access (no invitation needed)
  • 1
    Single account for all communities
  • 1
    Free, open & free hosting
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      Sends data to US Gov
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      What is Gitter?

      Free chat rooms for your public repositories. A bit like IRC only smarter. Chats for private repositories as well as organisations.

      What is Sameroom?

      Sameroom bridges real-time communication systems. Share channels between Slack teams. Bridge a Skype or Hangouts group with a channel on Slack. Connect a team on Slack with a team on HipChat, Gitter. Manage all your customer support queries as a team, from Slack. Respond to Intercom, Twitter, or Skype customer support questions from your team chat.

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        What are some alternatives to Gitter and Sameroom?
        Slack
        Imagine all your team communication in one place, instantly searchable, available wherever you go. That’s Slack. All your messages. All your files. And everything from Twitter, Dropbox, Google Docs, Asana, Trello, GitHub and dozens of other services. All together.
        Discord
        Discord is a modern free voice & text chat app for groups of gamers. Our resilient Erlang backend running on the cloud has built in DDoS protection with automatic server failover.
        GitHub
        GitHub is the best place to share code with friends, co-workers, classmates, and complete strangers. Over three million people use GitHub to build amazing things together.
        Riot
        Riot brings custom tags to all browsers. Think React + Polymer but with enjoyable syntax and a small learning curve.
        Mattermost
        Mattermost is modern communication from behind your firewall.
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