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Score 9 out of 100
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Score 8.5 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

Discord

Discord is a phenomenal tool for communication, especially when dealing with a younger demographic. With the ability to create servers, specific rooms, and to voice chat, Discord is really flexible. Because it's used primarily by the gaming community, sometimes it lacks in a professional presentation and can seem a bit more casual.
Jeff Huisjen | TrustRadius Reviewer

Quip

I've found Quip to be extremely useful as a collaborative document sharing platform, moreso even than the Google suite, because the user interface is pleasing and intuitive, and it's much easier to organize and find files. If you prefer the File System Hierarchy style organization of Google Docs, Quip might not be for you - but if you're looking for a new take on organization with a more graphic feel to it, I would recommend giving Quip a try.I would say Quip is best suited for documents you're sharing or working on with an internal team, especially something that's for reference or a rough draft, since it's not big on formatting. This definitely isn't a platform for making a polished document to show off to customers, etc.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Project Management

Discord
6.7
Quip
7.5
Task Management
Discord
6.3
Quip
6.6
Scheduling
Discord
5.8
Quip
6.4
Workflow Automation
Discord
5.0
Quip
5.6
Mobile Access
Discord
8.9
Quip
8.4
Search
Discord
7.1
Quip
9.2
Visual planning tools
Discord
7.0
Quip
8.4
Gantt Charts
Discord
Quip
8.1

Communication

Discord
6.7
Quip
9.0
Chat
Discord
9.3
Quip
8.1
Notifications
Discord
8.7
Quip
8.7
Discussions
Discord
8.8
Quip
8.8
Surveys
Discord
6.8
Quip
9.0
Internal knowledgebase
Discord
8.2
Quip
7.7
Integrates with GoToMeeting
Discord
4.0
Quip
10.0
Integrates with Gmail and Google Hangouts
Discord
4.0
Quip
9.8
Integrates with Outlook
Discord
4.0
Quip
10.0

File Sharing & Management

Discord
8.6
Quip
8.8
Versioning
Discord
9.6
Quip
8.7
Video files
Discord
7.4
Quip
8.1
Audio files
Discord
7.9
Quip
7.9
Document collaboration
Discord
8.8
Quip
9.6
Access control
Discord
7.8
Quip
8.8
Advanced security features
Discord
8.6
Quip
9.0
Integrates with Google Drive
Discord
10.0
Quip
9.1
Device sync
Discord
9.0
Quip
9.0

Pros

Discord

  • The amazing stickers and emojis.
  • No limit to the number of channels we can join.
  • The QR facility is a good one for easy joining.
Abhinav Khanna | TrustRadius Reviewer

Quip

  • Search. Quip has a great search feature. Without it, it would not be the time-saving tool that it is. Why? Because Quip (the way we use it) houses a LOT of information. When I'm looking for a document, I can do a quick search without having to remember what path of folders I put the document in.
  • Client Sharing. I have a particular client whose sales I track every morning from their website. I update this document, which has formulas in it, to calculate all the necessary information that we need and the client is able to access it any time they want to see the numbers which saves the client an immense amount of time.
  • Privacy. My boss particularly likes this area as a small company with no HR department. He can keep employee files so that only he can view them without the risk of other people being able to see them.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Discord

  • They can improve their UI for better user experience.
  • Sometimes sending a direct message to someone gets difficult in discord. They should try to change the functionality and make it simple.
  • They can work to improve functionalities like search since it lags most of the time.
Abhinav Khanna | TrustRadius Reviewer

Quip

  • Quip office documents are not as full featured as Microsoft Office documents you may be used to. Mind you, there are thousands of features in MS Office documents. But even some of the more basic features are not available. I have many problems with formatting. The worst problem is when a document starts in something else like Microsoft Office and then you try to copy it to Quip. You usually end up having to re-write it if it was complicated.
  • Quip documents will feel slow compared to locally based documents. The performance is similar to what I have seen with O365 documents editing online and only a little slower than Google docs (Google docs do this surprisingly well). But if you are used to working fast in a document you will be challenged by the response time. The problem seems worse with more than 1 person in the document and especially if the document gets large.
  • It would be nice to see Quip embrace Google apps or O365 more. Many companies and users have one or more so would be nice to move between and not lose so much. These are competitors and I know why that would not be a priority but it does mean sometimes I may not put something in Quip.
William Beasley | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Discord

Discord 7.5
Based on 2 answers
I would say its overall usability is good, but it does take some getting used to and training on it. You cannot jump right in and understand it all. Someone had to explain it all to me and how the different functions and commands worked within the program and groups.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Quip

Quip 10.0
Based on 1 answer
It is the best collaboration tool in my company. Through it, the organization has achieved better connectivity and efficiency in its communication. Primarily, the docs feature of this software is the most utilized in the company. Slowly, dash-boarding and project management features have also been utilized. Generally, it is the best tool, very easy and fairly streamlined
Judy Hellen | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Discord

Discord 9.1
Based on 3 answers
There is plenty of online documentation and knowledge base articles. As well as having an open API to be able to tie it into other products makes it a really viable solution for any business. I have never had to contact support, any questions which I have need answered can be found in the documentation,
Phil Haldane | TrustRadius Reviewer

Quip

Quip 8.8
Based on 10 answers
I have never used Quip's support. To be fair, we hired someone who used to work for Quip before working at our company, and he implemented it and pushed it with the team. He was very biased toward the product, and yes it was better than Google Drive, but by how much?
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Discord

For our gaming nights, communication is vital especially in our multiplayer games , and the only voice product that worked smoothly is Discord. Skype's sound would cut out and Zoom's security was poor. Also Discord allows you to join public servers and there are roles which protect members from the public. Skype, google hangouts and Zoom's file sharing and text mode is not good compared to discord
Laura Glover | TrustRadius Reviewer

Quip

OneNote is a great product for collaboration and note taking, but we found it fell short compared to Quip in more formal document creation across teams. It also regularly had trouble bringing in outside members who did not have an institutional Microsoft account. Occasionally, we also had sync problems. Quip's simplicity and ability to provide better layers of security and collaboration overcame this key problem.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Discord

  • Discord has been such a bonus to our productivity. Instead of sending meeting links and starting lengthy email threads, we were able to quickly hop on a call with other people and get things done!
  • Some colleagues had to change their PCs as Discord was messing up their system due to the heavy system load.
Su Kaygun Sayran | TrustRadius Reviewer

Quip

  • Since getting Quip, we've been able to move projects forward at a faster speed. There is more accountability among our team.
  • I was not the purchaser of the tool so I am unsure of its ROI.
  • Overall business objectives are being met with Quip and we see a good reduction in project lifecycle time.
Long Dai | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Discord

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Discord Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

Quip

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Yes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Quip Editions & Modules

Edition
Basic$0
Team$102
Business$123
Enterprise$253
  1. none
  2. per month (10 seats included)
  3. per user per month
Additional Pricing Details
All editions include unlimited personal documents and folders and a custom subdomain. Paid versions include unlimited document revision history, message archive and group sharing.

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