Chanty vs. Google Drive

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 Drive
Score 8.7 out of 10
N/A
Google Drive is a cloud file storage, synchronization, and collaboration platform and service, that features Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides for document editing and presentation.
$6
per month
Pricing
ChantyGoogle Drive
Editions & Modules
No answers on this topic
Basic
$6.00
per month
Business
$12.00
per month
Enterprise
Contact Vendor for Quote
per month
Offerings
Pricing Offerings
ChantyGoogle Drive
Free Trial
NoYes
Free/Freemium Version
YesYes
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.Discounts are available for students, educators, and non profit organizations.
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Community Pulse
ChantyGoogle Drive
Top Pros
Top Cons
Features
ChantyGoogle Drive
Project Management
Comparison of Project Management features of Product A and Product B
Chanty
8.5
2 Ratings
8% above category average
Google Drive
-
Ratings
Task Management9.02 Ratings00 Ratings
Search8.02 Ratings00 Ratings
Communication
Comparison of Communication features of Product A and Product B
Chanty
9.3
2 Ratings
15% above category average
Google Drive
-
Ratings
Chat10.02 Ratings00 Ratings
Notifications10.02 Ratings00 Ratings
Discussions8.02 Ratings00 Ratings
Internal knowledgebase9.01 Ratings00 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 Drive
8.5
201 Ratings
1% above category average
Video files9.01 Ratings8.0170 Ratings
Audio files10.01 Ratings8.1164 Ratings
Integrates with Google Drive8.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Versioning00 Ratings8.2177 Ratings
Document collaboration00 Ratings9.2198 Ratings
Access control00 Ratings8.8196 Ratings
File search00 Ratings8.7200 Ratings
Device sync00 Ratings8.8187 Ratings
Cloud Storage Security & Administration
Comparison of Cloud Storage Security & Administration features of Product A and Product B
Chanty
-
Ratings
Google Drive
8.3
195 Ratings
3% below category average
User and role management00 Ratings8.3184 Ratings
File organization00 Ratings7.9194 Ratings
Device management00 Ratings8.799 Ratings
Cloud Storage Platform
Comparison of Cloud Storage Platform features of Product A and Product B
Chanty
-
Ratings
Google Drive
8.7
195 Ratings
3% above category average
Performance00 Ratings8.5193 Ratings
Reliability00 Ratings8.9195 Ratings
Storage Reports00 Ratings8.587 Ratings
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User Ratings
ChantyGoogle Drive
Likelihood to Recommend
8.0
(2 ratings)
8.7
(202 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
-
(0 ratings)
9.9
(5 ratings)
Usability
-
(0 ratings)
8.5
(36 ratings)
Availability
-
(0 ratings)
10.0
(1 ratings)
Performance
-
(0 ratings)
9.0
(7 ratings)
Support Rating
7.0
(1 ratings)
7.6
(48 ratings)
In-Person Training
-
(0 ratings)
9.0
(1 ratings)
Implementation Rating
-
(0 ratings)
8.0
(3 ratings)
Configurability
-
(0 ratings)
6.0
(1 ratings)
Ease of integration
-
(0 ratings)
5.0
(1 ratings)
Product Scalability
-
(0 ratings)
10.0
(1 ratings)
User Testimonials
ChantyGoogle Drive
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
It is possible to share files and folders with up to 200 email addresses, as well as with persons outside the company.Use the drop-down arrow to select who may see, comment on, or change the file or folder before sending out an invitation.I am very much impressed with this feature
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Pros
Chanty
  • Notifications
  • App loading speed
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Google
  • Any user with access can store a file using different platforms like Android, IOS, Windows, or Ubuntu (Desktop version)
  • You can share files with any number of different users with different access rights or you can even keep it public by providing the access link and assign different rights for public access
  • You can open Excel/Word files using google software Sheets/Docs in the browser environment without having to install software like Microsoft Office etc on your Windows OS
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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
  • Having a little bit more control and clarity over what is shared and how it is shared would be a useful improvement.
  • Could be more robust and flexible as far as assigning restrictions.
  • Google Sheets could be enhanced because Excel really is not there yet as a product with equal capabilities as there are still quite a few limitations to the functionality.
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Likelihood to Renew
Chanty
No answers on this topic
Google
For its compatibility, easiness, quick responses, user interface, storage capacity, files management and file listings. These are some of the reasons for giving higher ratings and Google Drive has become an integral part of my professional life. We use this software on daily basis and most of the time saving lot of time.
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Usability
Chanty
No answers on this topic
Google
It's easy enough to use for computer users of all ages and skill levels. I am an advanced user, and I think the hardest part might be showing someone how to download and set up the app on their device if they weren't too familiar with computers, but overall it is very easy to understand.
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Reliability and Availability
Chanty
No answers on this topic
Google
Always available
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Performance
Chanty
No answers on this topic
Google
The documents load fairly quickly and also update in real time, especially given the fact that multiple people can be using it at once. The "Offline" feature works great to allow the user to make edits and access the document without access to the internet, and then sync changes later once they're back.
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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
It takes a few days for customer support to get back to you. Although, I have not had to use support too often. Once you get an email back, they are very thorough and work hard to fix the problem quickly. It is a really great resource and a great way to get the help you need if you're stuck. A phone call also works quickly but you have to call during specific times.
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In-Person Training
Chanty
No answers on this topic
Google
The effective google workspace using training that my organization received and was conducted by me (as a team lead of the ICT team) was mind-blowing and as a result, our staff is performing well in terms of using the application for their daily jobs than before. Now, in my institution, all teachers and all the administrative personnel are very much interested in cloud storage facilities, in previous my institution was afraid of losing all important documents in the cloud storage. But, after having received the training they are now realized that if anyone has only one google account then he or she can use 15GB of cloud storage freely and they are now happy because now it is not necessary for anyone to carry the traditional pen drive.
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Implementation Rating
Chanty
No answers on this topic
Google
It's an extremely easy software to implement, once you sign up for a google account you automatically have access to google drive with a set amount of storage space. The business or Google Suite accounts have more storage space than a regular free account, but setting up and accessing google drive is very easy in both cases
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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
In short, Google Drive is better for independent users who store a normal amount of stuff. OneDrive makes more sense for businesses and teams that are doing heavy-duty storage or large-scale syncing. Realistically, though, most users will fall somewhere in between the two, where either platform would meet their needs.
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Scalability
Chanty
No answers on this topic
Google
I have always been able to access
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Return on Investment
Chanty
  • Increased visibility
  • Increased opportunities
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Google
  • It has given our operation remote capabilities
  • Easier to access and understand client's need through collaborative enviroment
  • availability to digital resources fast and easy
  • saved our operation hundreds of dollars in physical storage (both investment and maintenance)
  • our operation became easier for new staff to get onboard: small learning curve to use it
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ScreenShots

Chanty Screenshots

Screenshot of InterfaceScreenshot of ThreadsScreenshot of TeambookScreenshot of Dark themeScreenshot of AppsScreenshot of Calls

Google Drive Screenshots

Screenshot of Google Drive PriorityScreenshot of Comment on Microsoft Files in Google DriveScreenshot of Shared drives