Chanty vs. Google Chat

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Chanty
Score 8.0 out of 10
N/A
Chanty is a simple and fast team chat app that helps teams of all business segments work more productively. Chanty helps the user easily get in touch with colleagues in private, public, group and one-on-one conversations. Chanty's Teambook menu allows keeps all messages, files, links and tasks in order. Third-party apps help teh user achieve a new level of productivity with Chanty. Integrations turn a team…N/A
Google Chat
Score 7.9 out of 10
N/A
Google Chat, formerly Hangouts Chat, is a collaboration tool competing with Slack, designed to make it easy for teams to be able to get their work done in one place. From direct messages to group conversations, Chat helps teams collaborate, and with dedicated, virtual rooms to house projects over time — plus threaded conversations — Chat helps users track progress and follow up tasks. Chat currently supports 28 languages and each room can support up to 8,000 members.N/A
Pricing
ChantyGoogle Chat
Editions & Modules
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Offerings
Pricing Offerings
ChantyGoogle Chat
Free Trial
NoNo
Free/Freemium Version
YesNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
YesNo
Entry-level Setup Fee$3 per user, per monthNo setup fee
Additional DetailsChanty Free plan is for teams with up to 10 members. Chanty Business plan, starts at $3 per user, per month and delivers additional features and unlimited members.
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Community Pulse
ChantyGoogle Chat
Top Pros
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Features
ChantyGoogle Chat
Project Management
Comparison of Project Management features of Product A and Product B
Chanty
8.5
2 Ratings
8% above category average
Google Chat
7.9
20 Ratings
0% above category average
Task Management9.02 Ratings8.711 Ratings
Search8.02 Ratings8.517 Ratings
Gantt Charts00 Ratings7.17 Ratings
Scheduling00 Ratings8.213 Ratings
Workflow Automation00 Ratings6.510 Ratings
Mobile Access00 Ratings8.319 Ratings
Visual planning tools00 Ratings7.99 Ratings
Communication
Comparison of Communication features of Product A and Product B
Chanty
9.3
2 Ratings
15% above category average
Google Chat
8.2
20 Ratings
2% above category average
Chat10.02 Ratings9.020 Ratings
Notifications10.02 Ratings8.920 Ratings
Discussions8.02 Ratings7.618 Ratings
Internal knowledgebase9.01 Ratings7.610 Ratings
Surveys00 Ratings6.513 Ratings
Integrates with GoToMeeting00 Ratings8.18 Ratings
Integrates with Gmail and Google Hangouts00 Ratings8.516 Ratings
Integrates with Outlook00 Ratings9.07 Ratings
File Sharing & Management
Comparison of File Sharing & Management features of Product A and Product B
Chanty
9.0
1 Ratings
10% above category average
Google Chat
8.3
20 Ratings
2% above category average
Video files9.01 Ratings8.717 Ratings
Audio files10.01 Ratings8.316 Ratings
Integrates with Google Drive8.01 Ratings8.316 Ratings
Versioning00 Ratings7.613 Ratings
Document collaboration00 Ratings8.317 Ratings
Access control00 Ratings7.814 Ratings
Advanced security features00 Ratings8.515 Ratings
Device sync00 Ratings9.018 Ratings
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User Ratings
ChantyGoogle Chat
Likelihood to Recommend
8.0
(2 ratings)
7.7
(20 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
-
(0 ratings)
8.0
(2 ratings)
Usability
-
(0 ratings)
8.0
(2 ratings)
Support Rating
7.0
(1 ratings)
7.3
(3 ratings)
User Testimonials
ChantyGoogle Chat
Likelihood to Recommend
Chanty
There are endless tools similar to Chanty, I don't know if they are better or worse, so far we have tested this platform and it is really comfortable to use, it fits exactly what we need for our work and I can recommend it if you are looking for something simple to use without so many complications.
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Google
Well suited for businesses of all sizes. HOWEVER, I would say keep the chat groups limited at the departmental level, ensure that your moderator or the individual responsible for the group keeps it on topic, and have your IT team monitor it from time to time. Google Chat gets used so much in our organization that we have rules and regs in our Employee Handbook regarding its proper use (and when used PROPERLY, it can be very effective).
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Pros
Chanty
  • Notifications
  • App loading speed
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Google
  • Google Hangouts Chat allows you to send and receive messages real time with emoticons that can help you express your mood.
  • You can download and upload image file that can be use for business process and more.
  • Google Hangouts Chat also allows you to make a calls to reach other users.What I like the most is the awesome screen sharing while on call.
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Cons
Chanty
  • It offers few integrations, there are complementary systems in the hands of a panel of activities with which we would feel more comfortable to work, a communication and planning system also needs a calendar and a file manager to be able to have them at hand.
  • Customer support is not the most efficient team, very rarely have I been able to receive answers that offer a solution to my problems.
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Google
  • I wish it was easier to turn the sound off, I hate being in meetings and my chat is blowing up.
  • Needing to "accept" a chat invite from someone within my org seems counter-intuitive.
  • Some people have trouble getting their notifications before midnight, somehow?
  • Prior to downloading the app, group messages didn't come up for me on my computer.
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Likelihood to Renew
Chanty
No answers on this topic
Google
The updates, support, general reviews on Google Chat are great everywhere. The development of the features is ongoing and this adds a great value to Google as a big company in the market. Other applications are limiting communication while Google Chat is allowing communication to grow. It is very easy to use it and teach others how to use Google Chat.
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Usability
Chanty
No answers on this topic
Google
It's not perfect. There are occasional glitches, drop-outs, and it takes a bit to get everything loaded and working. But it is significantly better than Zoom or GoToMeeting when you're in instructional settings. I know my teacher friends here like it and the administrators and parents seem to be satisfied too.
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Support Rating
Chanty
I have been sent quite a few emails about functionality and support on a pretty regular basis, which is great. I have not had any need to contact support as the platform is pretty simple to use, it was easy to download and install and I have not encountered any bugs or other issues so far.
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Google
I have not needed to contact the support folks for Google Hangouts Chat, so I can't speak to this with any accuracy. The online instructions are fairly clearly written, so it is fairly intuitive to start with. I did not feel the need to use the support people anyway.
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Alternatives Considered
Chanty
We really do our work very little with google tools, so it was not a completely comfortable space, it has little customization, and its interface was not very comfortable. We tried Chanty and without a doubt it fit exactly what we were looking for.
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Google
Prior to Google Hangouts, our company used Spark. Spark was not integrated into our email, therefore it couldn't be easily accessed in the same browser. With Spark we also couldn't search our emails for keywords in a conversation, searching had to be done manually. The one feature I enjoyed about Spark was a request to get a user's attention: If I had an urgent question and I wanted to ensure the recipient saw my message/question, I would request their attention and the message screen would pop up on their screen.
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Return on Investment
Chanty
  • Increased visibility
  • Increased opportunities
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Google
  • In my work it allows us to report troubles that may cost loss of investment thru Google Hangouts Chat we were able to communicate on how to fix it.
  • I hope we can make it on our own choice of colors to heightened workers vibe
  • It is connected to your email
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