44 reasons to choose Flock The best alternative to Slack
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|Pricing The most economical alternative to Slack|
|Unlimited messages, channels and users|
|Pre-integrated Video/Group calling with upto 4 people||(upto 2 people)|
|Paid Plan (per user/month)|
|Pro Plan||$3||Standard Plan $6.67 Plus Plan $12.50|
|Magic Search automatically prioritises frequent contacts & channels|
|Offline team directory for faster search results and offline access||(Slack search doesn't work offline)|
|Dedicated panel for Recent Contacts & Recent Groups|
|Magic Priority |
Automatic bubbling up of important conversations eg @mentions and direct messages for quicker access 'Flock saves me several hours in not having to scroll and click around to jump between conversations on desktop and mobile'
- Customer testimonial
|Easy access to all unread chats |
(Recent, unread chats bubble up to the top)
|(Slack orders alphabetically, and the chat becomes 'unread' in its place)|
|Inline message replies|
|Chat tab action buttons for video, todos, mailing list and more||(Only /slash commands)|
|Attachment picker for polls, snippets, notes etc|
|Preview of the chat conversation|
|Dedicated section for muted channels (non-prime real estate)|
|Add people to a one-on-one OR group conversation|
|Group conversations can have unlimited members||(Max 8 people)|
|Channels A more intuitive chat experience as compared to Slack’s|
|Channel Admin can edit channel privacy and membership permissions|
|Mobile The most lightweight alternative to Slack|
|Active chats view to switch between chats easily|
|Dedicated one click tabs for active chats, channels, contacts & apps|
|Disable auto-download of images|
|Lightweight, storage friendly mobile clients|
|iOS||21 MB||66.4 MB|
|Android||11 MB||33 MB|
|Shared To-Dos App Create and assign to-dos to anyone in your team|
|Available for free to everyone. No install/integration required||(Third party Freemium App)|
|Sidebar graphical user interface to create, browse, edit and assign tasks||(Only /slash commands)|
|Create task lists|
|Assign tasks and set due dates|
|Receive notifications on task completion and editing|
|Download to-do list offline in CSV format||(Premium Feature in Beta)|
|Opinion Polls App Run polls, gather feedback and track results real-time|
|Available to everyone. No install/integration required||(Third party app - Using Simple Poll for comparison)|
|Rich web interface for poll creation||(Only /slash commands)|
|Run image-based polls|
|Create single-select or multi-select polls||(Only multi-select)|
|Live update of poll results|
|Download poll reports into a csv file|
|Mailing List App (Mailcast) Send an email to everyone in a channel|
|Automatically create a mailing list for each channel (eg email@example.com)|
|Deep Integration with Google Drive The deepest Google Drive integration among competitors to slack|
|Search, browse and share Google drive files using a GUI in the sidebar|
|Grant read/edit access to channel members manually or automatically|
|Create Google docs within a specified Google drive folder from within the client|
|Link multiple Google drive accounts|
|Search and view Google drive files shared in a channel|
|Google drive file picker|
|Complete app available in English, Portuguese and Spanish|
|Cross Platform Availability|
|Web, Desktop, Mac, Windows, Android, iOS|
Already using Slack?
Here's how you can move your team to Flock
- 1) Create a team on Flock.
- 2) Go to the Admin panel and click on Import Team.
- 3) Download the .zip file from the Slack export page and upload it to Flock.
- 4) Pick up your team conversations right where you left off!
SOC 2 Compliant
Flock is now SOC 2 compliant. This means Flock follows very strict, best-in-class, audited processes to ensure the safety and integrity of user information.
I switched my entire team over from Slack and couldn't be happier. It's truly impressive and I'm proud to call my team a Flock team!
The bossman migrated us to Flock from Slack. Flock has impressed me by continuously innovating and updating itself.
I love that @Flock has great community management. They listen to users and implement features. Where's the Slack community engagement?Brad Griffith @BradGriffith
Flock is going to be my go to app over Slack. Plus the people working there seem fun!Riva Madan @xreerain
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