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Google Hangouts Chat

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Google Hangouts Chat vs Zulip: What are the differences?

Developers describe Google Hangouts Chat as "A messaging platform built for teams". Whether in a 1:1 chat or a dedicated group workspace, collaborate with your team in an organized way. Share and discuss Docs, Sheets, and Slides all in one place. On the other hand, Zulip is detailed as "Powerful open source team chat". Zulip is powerful, open source team chat that combines the immediacy of real-time chat with the productivity benefits of threaded conversations Zulip allows busy managers and others in meetings all day to participate in their teams chats..

Google Hangouts Chat and Zulip can be primarily classified as "Group Chat & Notifications" tools.

Zulip is an open source tool with 10.1K GitHub stars and 3.11K GitHub forks. Here's a link to Zulip's open source repository on GitHub.

According to the StackShare community, Google Hangouts Chat has a broader approval, being mentioned in 17 company stacks & 10 developers stacks; compared to Zulip, which is listed in 7 company stacks and 9 developer stacks.

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Pros of Google Hangouts Chat
Pros of Zulip
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    Reliability
  • 3
    Free
  • 1
    11
  • 62
    Open source
  • 46
    Great Community
  • 40
    Extensive developer documentation
  • 38
    Powered by Python
  • 34
    Clean & Smooth UI
  • 26
    Full text search
  • 24
    Dozens of integrations
  • 22
    Threading model
  • 20
    On-premise deployment
  • 16
    Fully internationalized
  • 10
    Cross-platform (Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android)
  • 4
    Its very good forsearching and chatting with topics
  • 3
    Runs very well
  • 2
    Very Nice
  • 2
    Awesome open source alternative to Slack
  • 1
    Mobile Push Notification
  • 1
    LDAP Integration

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Cons of Google Hangouts Chat
Cons of Zulip
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    No video or voice messages
  • 1
    No media editor
  • 1
    No auto-delete
  • 1
    No voice chat
  • 1
    Integration with most of well known services

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What is Google Hangouts Chat?

Whether in a 1:1 chat or a dedicated group workspace, collaborate with your team in an organized way. Share and discuss Docs, Sheets, and Slides all in one place.

What is Zulip?

Zulip is powerful, open source team chat that combines the immediacy of real-time chat with the productivity benefits of threaded conversations. Zulip allows busy managers and others in meetings all day to participate in their teams chats.

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What are some alternatives to Google Hangouts Chat and Zulip?
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.
Google Hangouts
Message contacts, start free video or voice calls, and hop on a conversation with one person or a group.
Hangouts
It is a communication platform which includes messaging, video chat, and VOIP features.
Zoom
Zoom unifies cloud video conferencing, simple online meetings, and cross platform group chat into one easy-to-use platform. Our solution offers the best video, audio, and screen-sharing experience across Zoom Rooms, Windows, Mac, iOS, Android, and H.323/SIP room systems.
WhatsApp
It is a cross-platform mobile messaging app for iPhone, BlackBerry, Android, Windows Phone and Nokia. It allows users to send text messages and voice messages, make voice and video calls, and share images, documents, user locations, and other media.
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