Slack, Teams, WhatsApp, Onne, Discord, Google chat, etc are some of the common tools employers, organizers or business owners use. These tools aim to increase business productivity and have effective engage colleagues, members, users or customers.
Slack is a collaboration hub that offers organized spaces called channels – to bring teams together for sharing information using relevant tools.
Microsoft Teams allows you to chat, call, and even collaborate with your team members in just one place.
Whatsapp, the most popular messaging or chat app is practically used by everyone, be it for personal communication or engaging with their team members.
Onne app is a simpler and organized way to do business. You can communicate, remind, report, store and more, from a single app. It allows you to automate tasks and improve customer engagement. It is a freemium app with most of the important features free of use. The app offers a single platform with multiple tools, which helps us save time and be more organised. Some of the features in Onne are chat, posts, threaded messages, alerts, online meetings, forms and invoice.
Short disclaimer: Our team works passionately on Onne, an app that is simpler and organised to do business. We keep trying different softwares to understand their pros and cons as users. This has helped us develop a simplified yet powerful tool to increase productivity.
The use of productivity tools has been on the rise since covid.
‘Great Place to Work’, compared employee productivity from March to August of 2020, the first six months of stay-at-home orders, to the same six-month stretch in 2019. Remote work productivity was stable or increased when working remotely from home, according to a 2-year study of 800,000 employees. And this has been possible only with the help of good communication & productivity apps.
Since the benefits of instant messaging tools like Slack, Microsoft Teams etc have become quickly obvious, we created an easy comparison of Slack Vs Teams Vs Whatsapp Vs Onne so you can choose what works best for you.
Slack Vs Teams Vs Whatsapp Vs Onne
|Developed/Owned by||Slack Technologies||Microsoft||Facebook, Inc.||AB Initiatives Pvt Ltd|
|Pricing||Free Basic Plan. Standard plan (starts at $6.67 user/month)Plus plan (starts at $12.50 user/month)||Free plan with limited functionality starting from Rs.125/user||Free with limited chat functions||Free plan offers post, alerts, events, invoice and folders. No charge per user. Only charged for additional applets|
|UI||Not easy for first time users||Easy to use||Easy to use||Easy, clean and simple layout|
|File Storage limit||5GB of file storage available for free||2 GB for each user and 10 GB of shared storage||Up to the storage space of your smartphone||Unlimited|
|File upload limit||1GB||250 GB||100 MB||250 MB|
|Video Calls||One to One on free plans paid plan only 15 users at a time||Free plan supports 100 participants at a time||8 users allowed in a group call||Free. 99 participants at a time. Zoom integrated for VC|
|Screen sharing||Only with paid plans||It depends on the OS, will have to integrate 3rd party softwares||No||Yes|
|Privacy||No. People can search and view any profile and details||No. People can search and view any profile and details||No. People can search and view any profile and details||High. Only admins can see the user profile and info , none of the users can see each other details|
|Productivity tools||Not in Free plan||Not in Free plan||Not available||Yes, lots of tools available in free plan|
|Design Customisation||Yes, several themes and options available||Yes, only dark and light theme available||Yes, can choose theme from dark and light and change chat background||Only Logo customisation available.|
|Document Management||Yes by integrating 3rd party apps||Yes by syncing information with Onedrive||No||Yes. Comes with a dedicated Folder section|
|File sharing in pdf, video and image||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Edit option||Yes||Yes||No, once send cant edit , can only delete||Yes|
|Attendance Marking||Yes by integrating 3rd party apps||No||No||Yes|
|Event Management||Yes with google calendar||Yes||No||Yes|
|Automated Reminders||No||Yes only for meetings||No||Yes|
|Payment Collection||Paypal integration||No||No||Local & international payments. Credit, Debit, Netbanking and UPI available.|
|Invoice||In Support of other apps||In Support of other apps||No||Yes and it's free.|
|Customer Support||Only through mails or submitting request through their site||Only through mails or submitting request through their site||No||24*7 support through, calls, chat and mails|
|Integrations||Only in paid plan||Only in paid plan||No||Yes, limited options but available in free plan|
|Moderation & Permissions||Limited with free plan||Limited with free plan||Limited||Highly flexible|
So Slack , Teams, Whatsapp or Onne, which one to choose?
All the softwares has its own positives and negatives. Choosing the best product for your business depends on the features you need and your budget. By looking at all the 4 apps we can understand that the basics of these softwares are almost the same. But the pricing point of Slack and Teams is on the higher side. In that respect, Onne is a better choice for small and upcoming businesses.
Onne app does not charge per user, it only charges for the add-on features that you choose. There is no user limit or storage limit. Chat is free for unlimited users with no cap on storage.
Onne can be used by different businesses, group or organisation
It is very easy to use, the organization needs to create the company profile, then create groups or teams and start inviting members. Different levels of admin access can be given to manage the groups. It is that simple and it only takes 3 minutes to install and start using. If you are looking for a cost-effective productivity and communication app then Onne is the best choice.
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