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Zulip

Chat for distributed teams. Zulip combines the immediacy of real-time chat with an email threading model. With Zulip, you can catch up on important conversations while ignoring irrelevant ones.

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Zulip - a Free, Open Source, Self Hosted Alternative to Slack and Microsoft Teams Chat.

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  • A list of SaaS, PaaS and IaaS offerings that have free tiers of interest to devops and infradev
    Zulip — Real-time chat with a unique email-like threading model. The free plan includes 10,000 messages of search history and File storage up to 5 GB. also, it provides a self-hostable open-source version. - Source: dev.to / 2 months ago
  • Ask HN: What are some unpopular technologies you wish people knew more about?
    (1) Zulip Chat - https://zulip.com/ - seems to be reasonably popular, but more people should know about it I’ve been using it for over 5 years now [1], and it’s as good as ever. It’s way faster than any other chat app I’ve used. It has a good UI and conversation model. It has a simple and functional API that lets me curl threads and write blog posts based on them. (only problem is that I Ctrl-+ in my browser to... - Source: Hacker News / 5 months ago
  • Slack Takes an Important Step to Block Abuse
    Yes, for example WordPress [1], so I think the push for this feature is good. But also will be good a push to move those communities to a self hosted open source products like Zulip [2], Element [3] or Rocket Chat [4]. [1] https://make.wordpress.org/chat/ [2] https://zulip.com [3] https://element.io [4] https://www.rocket.chat. - Source: Hacker News / 9 months ago
  • Debate Land Beta 0.2 is out!
    A few more truly in the vibe of open source projects not advertising their hosting providers: https://plane.so/ , https://element.io/ , https://www.loomio.com/ , https://zulip.com/ , and it keeps going... Very few open source projects, in the FOSS sense, are advertising their hosting provider. Source: 11 months ago
  • All Your Licensing Are Belong to Us^W You
    I was so excited to see this happen! I'm not a customer of yours, but your blog posts inspired me a lot. Your journey through quitting caffeine is a great and heartening read. I've got two things to say; 1) Will you consider source-availabling the web portal (app.keygen.sh) too? Some enterprises could use it for easy management/support for custoner's licenses. Although now that I think about it, it could also... - Source: Hacker News / 11 months ago
  • Ask HN: Who is hiring? (June 2023)
    Zulip | Senior Flutter Engineer | REMOTE or San Francisco | Full-time | https://zulip.com/ At Zulip, we’re out to build the world’s best collaboration platform, and we’re committed to keeping it 100% open source. Zulip is the only modern team chat app that is designed for both live and asynchronous conversations. Our product serves as the communication hub for businesses, open-source projects, educators and... - Source: Hacker News / 11 months ago
  • The Apollo social media site
    Anyways, I'm an internet stranger, not a social media expert. So let me know what you all think. And if we make a discord or zulip or something to make this a reality, let me know and I'd love to help any way I can. Source: 11 months ago
  • ⟳ 1 apps added, 74 updated at f-droid.org
    Zulip (version 27.204): The Zulip mobile app, chat for distributed teams. Source: about 1 year ago
  • Alternatives that have Microsoft Teams-style channels?
    You might like https://zulip.com/ otherwise I'd recommend checking out https://matrix.org/ (e.g. https://element.io/ ). Source: about 1 year ago
  • Ask HN: Who is hiring? (February 2023)
    Zulip | Senior Frontend Engineer | REMOTE or San Francisco | Full-time or part-time | https://zulip.com/ At Zulip, we’re out to build the world’s best collaboration platform, and we’re committed to keeping it 100% open source. Zulip is the only modern team chat app that is designed for both live and asynchronous conversations. Our product serves as the communication hub for businesses, open-source projects,... - Source: Hacker News / about 1 year ago
  • Is Discord a Spyware?
    If more FOSS projects start using an alternative (matrix, for example), more users will be hesitant to use discord. I have more reasons, like Discord community usually end up in less meaningful discussion and have significantly less searchability than a form has -- but they are not really a big problem in a closed community. [1] https://discord.com/privacy#3 [2]... - Source: Hacker News / about 1 year ago
  • Discord Replacement
    Check out https://zulip.com , it is pretty feature rich and allows stuff like LDAPS authentication for free, unlike Mattermost. Source: over 1 year ago
  • ⟳ 0 apps added, 29 updated at f-droid.org
    Zulip (version 27.194): The Zulip mobile app, chat for distributed teams. Source: over 1 year ago
  • The Man Behind Mastodon Built It for This Moment
    But yeah, it definitely took a closer look at what was lost from forum software and tried to bring that back to social media. Kinda similar to how Zulip is "slack chat but with forum threads" (surprisingly that small change makes it soo much nicer to keep track of discussions. It's a million times more intuitive to navigate than either Slack or Discord imo). Source: over 1 year ago
  • free-for.dev
    Zulip — Real-time chat with unique email-like threading model. Free plan includes 10,000 messages of search history and File storage up to 5 GB. Also it provides self-hostable open-source version. - Source: dev.to / over 1 year ago
  • Ask HN: Who is hiring? (October 2022)
    Zulip | Senior Frontend Engineer | REMOTE or San Francisco | Full-time or part-time | https://zulip.com/ At Zulip, we’re out to build the world’s best collaboration platform, and we’re committed to keeping it 100% open source. Zulip is the only modern team chat app that is designed for both live and asynchronous conversations. Our product serves as the communication hub for businesses, open-source projects,... - Source: Hacker News / over 1 year ago
  • $120k a year for Slack with 1k users
    If you like the structure of Slack and are considering a switch, I'd love to see people switch to Zulip[0]. I've always wanted to see how well a team/org likes it after a serious trial. They have self-hosting options, too. 0: https://zulip.com. - Source: Hacker News / over 1 year ago
  • Self hosted alternative to teams / slack, for file sharing and instant messaging?
    One of the best solutions is missing in my Opinion: Zulip (https://zulip.com/). It has a very cool Threading model to not clutter up conversations and keep them organized, is well documented and installation is very straightforward. Source: over 1 year ago
  • ⟳ 6 apps added, 50 updated at f-droid.org
    Zulip: The Zulip mobile app, chat for distributed teams. Source: over 1 year ago
  • Will Bun JavaScript Take Node's Crown
    Did you look at zulip? https://zulip.com/ I'm not convinced it's better than irc+proper mailing lists - but given that real users are stuck in awful mail clients (like web/Gmail or outlook) - mailing lists isn't a great option any more. Main thing I miss from zulip is a proper weechat plug-in (like wee-slack) - although the official cli client isn't terrible - it's just not irc-like. - Source: Hacker News / over 1 year ago
  • Are there any kind of Discord type services?
    Https://zulip.com has been pretty solid for me. Source: over 1 year ago

External sources with reviews and comparisons of Zulip

Zulip 5.0: Threaded open-source team chat
Zulip for Education. We have seen more and more educators using Zulip as the communication hub for their classes. Zulip’s threading model makes it a great fit for posting lecture notes and announcements, answering students’ questions, and coordinating with teaching staff all in one place. In response to interest from educators, we have launched a dedicated Zulip for Education offering!
Top 10 Team Chat Software for a Self-Hosted environment specifically designed for Large Enterprises
Catch upon only important conversations and ignore irrelevant ones, is what Zulip says. Open-Source software that was built by hundreds of developers across the globe. The self-hosted delivery model specifically designed for Large Entities provides an excellent production installation guide that lets users deploy it on their networks. Besides its 90 native integrations, Zulip supports more integrations from Hubot,...
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Frequently Asked Questions Do you have special plans for open source projects, non-profits, groups of friends, and other non-commercial entities? Does Zulip scale to a large number of users? Can I pay by credit card and/or invoice? Can I start on Zulip Cloud and later move to On-Premise? How are guest users billed? Who can I contact if I have further questions?

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