HipChat vs Mattermost: What are the differences?
What is HipChat? Supercharge team collaboration with group chat and IM. HipChat is a hosted private chat service for your company or team. Invite colleagues to share ideas and files in persistent group chat rooms. Get your team off AIM, Google Talk, and Skype — HipChat was built for business.
What is Mattermost? Open-source, self-hosted, Slack alternative. Mattermost is modern communication from behind your firewall.
HipChat and Mattermost can be categorized as "Group Chat & Notifications" tools.
Some of the features offered by HipChat are:
- Desktop apps (Windows, Linux, Mac)
- Mobile apps
- Web app
On the other hand, Mattermost provides the following key features:
- All your team communication in one place, searchable and accessible anywhere
- Slack-compatible, not Slack-limited. Imports Slack channels, users and themes. Offers Slack-compatible webhooks and integrations including Hubot, Jenkins, GitLab and others
- Self-host ready with System Console and IT admin tools for managing dozens of team sites. Installs with Linux binary, plus Docker, Heroku, AWS, Azure and Cloud Foundry options
"Integrates well with a lot of developer tools" is the top reason why over 143 developers like HipChat, while over 54 developers mention "Open source" as the leading cause for choosing Mattermost.
Mattermost is an open source tool with 15.4K GitHub stars and 3.14K GitHub forks. Here's a link to Mattermost's open source repository on GitHub.
According to the StackShare community, HipChat has a broader approval, being mentioned in 308 company stacks & 116 developers stacks; compared to Mattermost, which is listed in 38 company stacks and 24 developer stacks.
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