HipChat (discontinued) vs. Livestorm

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
HipChat (discontinued)
Score 9.5 out of 10
N/A
Hipchat was discontinued by Atlassian. Users are being migrated to Slack.
$0
per user
Livestorm
Score 7.0 out of 10
N/A
French company Livestorm offers their webinar platform which integrates with many other enterprise applications via Zapier and features polling, session recording and sharing, and webinar data collection and tracking.
$0
A free plan to discover Livestorm. All features included, such as unlimited webinars and instant meetings. Up to 20 minutes per webinar and up to 10 registrants per webinar.
Pricing
HipChat (discontinued)Livestorm
Editions & Modules
HipChat Basic
$0
per user
HipChat Plus
$2
per user
Webinar Basic
$0.00
A free plan to discover Livestorm. All features included, such as unlimited webinars and instant meetings. Up to 20 minutes per webinar and up to 10 registrants per webinar.
Meet Basic
$0.00
Limited Instant and Scheduled Meetings for up to four participants
Meet Premium
$31.00
Full features for Instant and Scheduled Meetings.
Webinar Premium
$99.00
A premium experience with removed limitations to get the full benefits of Livestorm for up to 100 seats. + $99 to add 250 seats, + $209 to add 1,000 seats.
Enterprise
Contact sales
An enterprise-grade experience with premium service.
Offerings
Pricing Offerings
HipChat (discontinued)Livestorm
Free Trial
YesYes
Free/Freemium Version
YesYes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
YesNo
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
Additional DetailsFor Server pricing info please visit https://www.hipchat.com/server (Only $1.20/user/month at the highest user tier!)
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Features
HipChat (discontinued)Livestorm
Project Management
Comparison of Project Management features of Product A and Product B
HipChat (discontinued)
7.3
106 Ratings
8% below category average
Livestorm
-
Ratings
Mobile Access7.397 Ratings00 Ratings
Search7.2103 Ratings00 Ratings
Communication
Comparison of Communication features of Product A and Product B
HipChat (discontinued)
7.3
132 Ratings
10% below category average
Livestorm
-
Ratings
Chat7.7132 Ratings00 Ratings
Notifications7.7130 Ratings00 Ratings
Discussions6.5110 Ratings00 Ratings
Surveys7.834 Ratings00 Ratings
Internal knowledgebase7.043 Ratings00 Ratings
Integrates with GoToMeeting7.023 Ratings00 Ratings
File Sharing & Management
Comparison of File Sharing & Management features of Product A and Product B
HipChat (discontinued)
6.3
95 Ratings
25% below category average
Livestorm
-
Ratings
Video files6.585 Ratings00 Ratings
Audio files6.873 Ratings00 Ratings
Access control6.660 Ratings00 Ratings
Advanced security features5.949 Ratings00 Ratings
Integrates with Google Drive6.027 Ratings00 Ratings
Device sync6.055 Ratings00 Ratings
Reporting & Analytics
Comparison of Reporting & Analytics features of Product A and Product B
HipChat (discontinued)
-
Ratings
Livestorm
10.0
3 Ratings
29% above category average
Dashboards00 Ratings10.02 Ratings
Data exportability00 Ratings10.03 Ratings
Performance & Compatibility of Online Events Software
Comparison of Performance & Compatibility of Online Events Software features of Product A and Product B
HipChat (discontinued)
-
Ratings
Livestorm
9.5
3 Ratings
16% above category average
High quality audio00 Ratings9.03 Ratings
Mobile support00 Ratings10.02 Ratings
Online Meetings / Events
Comparison of Online Meetings / Events features of Product A and Product B
HipChat (discontinued)
-
Ratings
Livestorm
9.4
3 Ratings
14% above category average
Calendar integration00 Ratings10.02 Ratings
Record meetings / events00 Ratings7.53 Ratings
Slideshows00 Ratings10.02 Ratings
Event registration00 Ratings10.03 Ratings
Online Events Collaboration
Comparison of Online Events Collaboration features of Product A and Product B
HipChat (discontinued)
-
Ratings
Livestorm
10.0
3 Ratings
18% above category average
Audience polling00 Ratings10.03 Ratings
Q&A00 Ratings10.03 Ratings
Online Events Security
Comparison of Online Events Security features of Product A and Product B
HipChat (discontinued)
-
Ratings
Livestorm
10.0
3 Ratings
17% above category average
Participant roles & permissions00 Ratings10.03 Ratings
Confidential attendee list00 Ratings10.03 Ratings
Online Events Marketing
Comparison of Online Events Marketing features of Product A and Product B
HipChat (discontinued)
-
Ratings
Livestorm
10.0
3 Ratings
23% above category average
Branding options00 Ratings10.03 Ratings
Integration to Marketing Automation00 Ratings10.03 Ratings
Best Alternatives
HipChat (discontinued)Livestorm
Small Businesses
Avaza
Avaza
Score 9.7 out of 10
ClickMeeting
ClickMeeting
Score 9.5 out of 10
Medium-sized Companies
Troop Messenger
Troop Messenger
Score 9.8 out of 10
ClickMeeting
ClickMeeting
Score 9.5 out of 10
Enterprises
HCL Connections
HCL Connections
Score 9.0 out of 10
ON24
ON24
Score 8.7 out of 10
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User Ratings
HipChat (discontinued)Livestorm
Likelihood to Recommend
6.8
(133 ratings)
9.5
(3 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
9.8
(2 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Usability
7.2
(8 ratings)
9.0
(2 ratings)
Support Rating
7.1
(7 ratings)
10.0
(2 ratings)
Implementation Rating
8.4
(3 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Ease of integration
7.6
(8 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Product Scalability
7.2
(10 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
User Testimonials
HipChat (discontinued)Livestorm
Likelihood to Recommend
Atlassian
Well suited for
Cross-teams communication.
Webhooks support. Easy integrations with Atlassian products and other systems as well. File sharing directly or in a group. Video/Audio calls.
Not suited for:
Lacks apps integration like Slack.
Lacks quality with video calls.
Slow file transfer for large files.
Frequent downtime due to app instability.
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Livestorm
Livestorm is well suited to use when you need to reach a group of more than ten people. It wouldn't be a good solution if you wanted interaction from the audience in more than the form of chat.
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Pros
Atlassian
  • HipChat is very stable and reliable. I have never had issues with not being able to connect or being able to communicate with others on HipChat.
  • HipChat integrates quite well with other applications, such as Jira and Stash. This is a main selling point for my team. It provides a convenient feed of actions on a JIRA story or Stash pull request.
  • HipCat does a good job of allowing 1-1 and group chats. It is simple to start a new conversation and it is easy to hold a group conversation and keep track of who is in the room.
  • I like how HipChat has away/here/on mobile statuses. This makes it easy to see if a person is available to be contacted.
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Livestorm
  • Very intuitive to use and easy to customize.
  • Excellent customer service.
  • Lots of good data for analytics.
  • Participants do not need to download anything.
  • Feedback and recommendations are acted on.
  • Easy to logistical information on registrants and attendees.
  • Supports integrations.
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Cons
Atlassian
  • Mobile app is not very responsive on iOS. Sometimes connection to Hipchat servers is taking too long even on good networks.
  • Both mobile and desktop versions have no alphabetical or recent sorting for groups and chat rooms.
  • Video and audio calls are pretty useless, they're slow and not always work.
  • The whole user interface is simple but very outdated - apparently Atlassian didn't focus too much on Hipchat even though they tried in the last 2 years.
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Livestorm
  • It would be helpful to have higher quality replays
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Likelihood to Renew
Atlassian
If they fix the bugs the last update gave that are causing hipchat to crash more often.
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Livestorm
No answers on this topic
Usability
Atlassian
The app itself had a pleasant if not generic interface. As a user experience expert and engineer I can say the interface is fairly intuitive if not bland. It does what you expect it to do and it's available on iOS and Android devices. If I recall it was generally pretty light weight in terms of installation size.
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Livestorm
Making sure the permission settings for your camera, microphone or browser can sometimes be tricky. If we have a guest, we always have to double-check these. It's also not super intuitive that you need to "Get on Stage" from the webinar page.
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Support Rating
Atlassian
HipChat support is good . Responds in timely manner when ever we have raised the request via email , phone and gives us continue update on the request .Though most of the questions are answered by HipChat FAQs , but they can still improve it and add more to the knowledge base .
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Livestorm
The customer service representatives are extremely attentive. They do an excellent job of trying to understand the scope of the issue and follow it through until it has been resolved. When I have provided them with recommendations for improvement they have taken them to heart and many times implemented them. I trust that if I ever have a problem they will be there to help
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Implementation Rating
Atlassian
I don't have insights as I was not a part of the implementation. However, I love the end product
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Livestorm
No answers on this topic
Alternatives Considered
Atlassian
We tried a lot of chat clients before choosing HipChat. The Skype for Business UI on the Mac side was 5 years old and terrible. Mac users hated the app including our CTO. Cisco Jabber was expensive to license and maintain; Skype was open to the public which took time away due to users dealing with spam and could allow viruses and malware. HipChat being a closed product, centrally managed and available to try without an upfront investment was perfect for our environment. All our Agile teams have their own room, chat and can communicate with others quickly and easily.
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Livestorm
No answers on this topic
Scalability
Atlassian
Actually I never shared of HipChat using with more than 25 persons in team simultaneously, but I believe it can be scaled for much largest collaboration teams. At least it works flawlessly for us, with transparent integration with Jira, and I am not see any reasons for some troubles for work at big scale.
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Livestorm
No answers on this topic
Return on Investment
Atlassian
  • HipChat has increased the effiency with which I am able to communicate with my coworkers, particularly those who work out of other offices. Having a light, portable messaging solution has been beneficial for checking in on small things without the need to send emails or schedule phone calls.
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Livestorm
  • It's been great! It's the very bottom of the funnel for us so it helps accelerate leads and create opportunities.
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ScreenShots

HipChat (discontinued) Screenshots

Screenshot of HipChat is with your team, whenever, wherever. Try it on your desktop, web, mobile, tablet, & wearable.Screenshot of Give your eyes the respite they deserve from your blaring white screen with HipChat dark mode!Screenshot of HipChat becomes your command center by integrating with over 100 awesome apps/tools your team already loves (like Uber!).

Livestorm Screenshots

Screenshot of Access complete analytics in a built-in dashboard.Screenshot of Learn more about attendees with detailed participation reports.Screenshot of Engage with your audience in real-time with questions, chats, and polls.