HipChat Pricing, Features, Reviews & Comparison of Alternatives

HipChat Reviews


HipChat was retired on February 15, 2019

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Intended Users
Small Business, Large Enterprises, Non Profit, Freelancers, Mid Size Business
Devices Supported
Android, iPhone, iPad, Linux, Mac, Windows, Web-based
Supported Countries
United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Australia, China, India, Japan, Germany, Brazil, Mexico
Supported Languages
Support Options
FAQs, Knowledge Base, Online Support, Phone Support
Instant Messaging & Chat Software
File Sharing Software
Video Conferencing Software
Live Chat Software
Communication Software

HipChat Pricing

Pricing model: Free, Subscription

Free Trial: Available (No Credit Card required)

HipChat Basic: Free for unlimited users! Comes with group chat, instant messaging, file sharing and unlimited integrations.

HipChat Plus: $2 per user per month for video chat, screen sharing and additional advanced features.

30-day free trial with all features.

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Key Features of HipChat

  • Unlimited chat rooms
  • Drag & drop file sharing
  • Private 1-to-1 chat
  • @mentions
  • Screen sharing
  • Video calling
  • Emoticons & bots
  • Animated GIFs
  • Instagram feeds
  • Twitter posts
  • Secure guest access
  • Seach for text, links & files
  • Searchable history
  • Over 60 integrations
  • 256-bit SSL encryption
  • Mobile access for iOS & Android
  • Supports Mac, Windows & Linux
  • XMPP/Jabber support
  • Chat functionality
  • Security & encryption
  • Application integration
  • Automatic notifications
  • Collaborative workspace
  • Conferencing
  • File transfer
  • Instant messaging
  • Real time monitoring
  • Real time notifications
  • Real time updates
  • RSS feeds
  • Search functionality
  • Social media integration
  • SSL security
  • Third party integration
  • Drag & drop interface
  • Chat
  • Live / video conferencing
  • Two-way audio & video
  • Private text chat
  • Access control
  • Tagging
  • Collaboration tools
  • @mentions
  • Call sharing


Over 200 third party integrations including: Twitter, WordPress, Zapier, ZenDesk, Usersnap, UserVoice, TeamCity, Raygun, JIRA, MailChimp, Intercom, Help Scout, Heroku, Freshdesk, Desk.com, Woopra and Asana.

Works on all mobile devices, as well as Mac and Windows desktops. including iOS, Android, and Linux devices.

Social tools such as @mentions, emoticons, bots, GIFs, Instagram feeds and Tweets.

Drag & drop file sharing, screen sharing, and in-app, email, SMS, and mobile push notifications.

Unlimited number of chat rooms, fully searchable by keywords for text, links and files, as well as full searchable history.

Who is HipChat For?

HipChat was built for tech-savvy, early adopters. The platform can be utilized by teams of any size. However, HipChat’s “sweet spot,” in terms of clients, is with small and medium-size businesses. HipChat is already utilized by many top companies and technology firms, including DropCam, Expedia, Netflix, and Dropbox.

Within the organizations that utilize HipChat for internal communications, the employees most likely to benefit from the platform include developers, engineers, R&D teams, and IT teams.

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