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44 reasons to choose Flock

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Pricing Flock Logo Slack Logo  
Free Plan
Unlimited messages, channels and users Right Tick image Cross Image  
Unlimited apps and integrations Right Tick image Cross Image (only upto 10)
Pre-integrated Video/Group calling with upto 8 people Right Tick image Cross Image (upto 2 people)
Paid Plan (per user/month)
Pro Plan $3 Standard Plan $8 Plus Plan $15
Team Directory Flock Logo Slack Logo  
Magic Search automatically prioritises frequent contacts & channels Right Tick image Cross Image  
Search contacts by name, email, job title, department Right Tick image Cross Image  
Offline team directory for faster search results and offline access Right Tick image Cross Image (Slack search doesn't work offline)
Dedicated panel for Recent Contacts & Recent Groups Right Tick image Cross Image  
Chats Flock Logo Slack Logo  
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
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Easy access to all unread chats
(Recent, unread chats bubble up to the top)
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Inline message replies Right Tick image Cross Image  
Chat tab action buttons for video, todos, mailing list and more Right Tick image Cross Image (Only /slash commands)
Attachment picker for polls, snippets, notes etc Right Tick image Cross Image  
Preview of the chat conversation Right Tick image Cross Image  
Dedicated section for muted channels (non-prime real estate) Right Tick image Cross Image  
Add people to a one-on-one OR group conversation Right Tick image Cross Image  
Group conversations can have unlimited members Right Tick image Cross Image (Max 8 people)
Channels Flock Logo Slack Logo  
Channel Admin can edit channel privacy and membership permissions Right Tick image Cross Image  
Channel avatar Right Tick image Cross Image  
Mobile Flock Logo Slack Logo  
Active chats view to switch between chats easily Right Tick image Cross Image  
Dedicated one click tabs for active chats, channels, contacts & apps Right Tick image Cross Image  
Disable auto-download of images Right Tick image Cross Image  
Lightweight, storage friendly mobile clients Right Tick image Cross Image  
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 Flock Logo Slack Logo  
Available for free to everyone. No install/integration required Right Tick image Cross Image (Third party Freemium App)
Sidebar graphical user interface to create, browse, edit and assign tasks Right Tick image Cross Image (Only /slash commands)
Create task lists Right Tick image Cross Image  
Assign tasks and set due dates Right Tick image Right Tick image  
Receive notifications on task completion and editing Right Tick image Cross Image  
Download to-do list offline in CSV format Right Tick image Cross Image (Premium Feature in Beta)
Opinion Polls App Run polls, gather feedback and track results real-time Flock Logo Slack Logo  
Available to everyone. No install/integration required Right Tick image Cross Image (Third party app - Using Simple Poll for comparison)
Rich web interface for poll creation Right Tick image Cross Image (Only /slash commands)
Run image-based polls Right Tick image Cross Image  
Create single-select or multi-select polls Right Tick image Cross Image (Only multi-select)
Live update of poll results Right Tick image Right Tick image  
Download poll reports into a csv file Right Tick image Cross Image  
Mailing List App (Mailcast) Send an email to everyone in a channel Flock Logo Slack Logo  
Automatically create a mailing list for each channel (eg channels@flockgroups.co) Right Tick image Cross Image  
Deep Integration with Google Drive Flock Logo Slack Logo  
Search, browse and share Google drive files using a GUI in the sidebar Right Tick image Cross Image  
Grant read/edit access to channel members manually or automatically Right Tick image Cross Image  
Create Google docs within a specified Google drive folder from within the client Right Tick image Cross Image  
Link multiple Google drive accounts Right Tick image Cross Image  
Search and view Google drive files shared in a channel Right Tick image Right Tick image  
Google drive file picker Right Tick image Right Tick image  
Multilingual Support Flock Logo Slack Logo  
Complete app available in English, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish Right Tick image Cross Image  
Cross Platform Availability Flock Logo Slack Logo  
Web, Desktop, Mac, Windows, Android, iOS Right Tick image Right Tick image  

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!

Luke Rodriguez, Modern Horrors

The bossman migrated us to Flock from Slack. Flock has impressed me by continuously innovating and updating itself.

Anushtup Chatterjee, Smart Drug Smarts

Flock is free for as long as you want