HipChat reviews, comparison of alternatives, customer case studies, training videos, feature details, & pricing information


in Collaboration, founded in 2009

Bring your team to life

HipChat launched in 2010 to give companies and teams a chat service that was built just for them. We wanted to combine the power of group chat and the simplicity of consumer IM services with the administrative controls that companies need.

Introduction to HipChat

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HipChat - Pricing

Hipchat Basic
$ 0
  • Group chat
  • Instant messaging
  • File sharing
  • Unlimited users and integrations
Hipchat Plus
$ 2 /mo
  • Video chat
  • Screensharing
  • File sharing
  • Unlimited users and integrations
  • Much more

HipChat - Feature Index

Chat and file history

  • Hipchat can automatically save your conversations and files. Never forget who said what, and when. Access history anywhere you have internet.

Chat rooms

  • Use rooms for departments, teams, or projects. Make them open for anyone to join, or private for only people invited.


  • Express yourself in a room or a one on one chat. You should probably stay away from the kissy face if you're at work.

File sharing and storage

  • Share files in seconds for instant feedback. You control who can see them. Access files any time from the HipChat client or on the web.

Guest access

  • Easily collaborate with people outside your company. Perfect for clients, vendors, or live customer support.

Instant image preview

  • Share an image file and you'll get a live preview. Perfect for creative or design teams. Hour long design sessions are a thing of the past.


  • Customize how HipChat alerts you. Never miss a message with in-app, SMS, and mobile push notifications.


  • Send and receive one-on-one chat messages on any phone via SMS. They'll even be saved in the chat history.

Video chat

  • Have face-to-face meetings with your coworkers. All you need is a webcam and microphone.
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