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Score 8.3 out of 100
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Score 8.5 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

Mattermost

Software developers are big enthusiasts of a ChatOps software, such as Mattermost, as it allows for direct collaboration without unnecessarily relying on email to get projects done. That goes for any teams that require collaboration. Some scenarios where Mattermost may not work as well would be teams that are in different geographic locations, such as teammates in India. Due to the time difference, collaboration would be harder, and an application like Mattermost may not have that much benefit.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Zeplin

Zeplin is, overall, really great for what it’s known for: design handoffs to development teams. Thus, it’s an excellent tool for scenarios in which the design and development teams do not work very closely. Because it allows users to use the tool on various platforms, it’s also great for teams in which there are in-house and remote (or contract) staff working on a single project. The tool is pretty lightweight once users are on-boarded, so it’s also great for larger teams. However, it can take significant time to onboard people to it, so it might not be great for more rushed projects. It also doesn’t have a ton of functionality beyond supporting design handoffs, so one might choose a more inclusive tool, such as Figma, to support more steps in the design process. Finally, Zeplin is costly and its rates are pretty inflexible, so this might not be the most ideal tool for more cash-strapped teams who want to use Zeplin for more than one project at a time.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Project Management

Mattermost
6.9
Zeplin
Task Management
Mattermost
7.0
Zeplin
Gantt Charts
Mattermost
6.0
Zeplin
Scheduling
Mattermost
7.0
Zeplin
Workflow Automation
Mattermost
5.0
Zeplin
Mobile Access
Mattermost
8.5
Zeplin
Search
Mattermost
7.8
Zeplin

Communication

Mattermost
8.0
Zeplin
Chat
Mattermost
9.7
Zeplin
Notifications
Mattermost
8.7
Zeplin
Discussions
Mattermost
9.3
Zeplin
Surveys
Mattermost
7.0
Zeplin
Internal knowledgebase
Mattermost
6.0
Zeplin
Integrates with Gmail and Google Hangouts
Mattermost
7.0
Zeplin

File Sharing & Management

Mattermost
7.3
Zeplin
Versioning
Mattermost
8.0
Zeplin
Video files
Mattermost
6.4
Zeplin
Audio files
Mattermost
6.7
Zeplin
Document collaboration
Mattermost
8.6
Zeplin
Access control
Mattermost
7.6
Zeplin
Advanced security features
Mattermost
7.0
Zeplin
Integrates with Google Drive
Mattermost
8.0
Zeplin
Device sync
Mattermost
6.0
Zeplin

Pros

Mattermost

  • It's open-source! So our devs could adequate the tool to our necessities.
  • It works particularly well in every navigator.
  • It also works well in mobile phones, even when you choose not to install the mobile app (this is a BIG plus).
María Lucía Santagata | TrustRadius Reviewer

Zeplin

  • Provides dimensions across iOS, Android and Web which saves developers from a lot of guess and check when implementing designs
  • Allows for easy download of digital design assets for developers to easily organize and implement
  • Great user experience in terms of the product itself and a great value for your money
  • Automatically generates CSS for web designs which is AMAZING!
Brad Henderson | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Mattermost

  • UI glitches were frequent occurrences
  • Base pricing is competitive with Slack, but enterprise features come at a hefty price
  • Webhooks are cumbersome to set up compared to Slack
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Zeplin

  • It would be better if it has a dedicated web application
  • It's not the easiest tool to learn and start working with
  • It would be awesome if it had more features turning it into an all-around tool for mockups and prototypes
Raphael Sanguinete | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Mattermost

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Zeplin

Zeplin 8.2
Based on 1 answer
Hernán Silva | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Mattermost

Mattermost 7.3
Based on 3 answers
It's an extremely easy to use software, and I would recommend it to every company that is growing. I think they could improve their notification system, as it gets a little spammy sometimes and important notifications get lost. Also needs to improve the number of private chats that you are allowed to create.
María Lucía Santagata | TrustRadius Reviewer

Zeplin

Zeplin 8.0
Based on 1 answer
Zeplin is not a fully functional prototyping software system, but having the ability to add notes to help explain what actions are expected allows me to rate it high.
Ray Flores | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Mattermost

Mattermost 7.8
Based on 7 answers
Direct support is only available for the paid version, but there is a very active community that provides a considerable amount of information.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Zeplin

Zeplin 8.3
Based on 5 answers
Zeplin has classic support with a chat from the website. It's working fine, and we're also getting the support needed when needed. However, Zeplin is very good at closing the incidents and moving on. It was a while ago we had a case with their support so that it might have improved since then.
Christopher Fritz | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Mattermost

Slack is excellent and has many of the same features as Mattermost. However, the cost if you have a larger group can be prohibitive. Mattermost is a better ROI per user, in our opinion. It also allows us to host it ourselves, which is more desirable for management by our MIS department.
Angela Goldsmith, PMP | TrustRadius Reviewer

Zeplin

Zeplin is great to inspect and share user interfaces, specifications and assets, perfect for developers. Tools like InVision and Marvel are much better to create prototypes for both developers, coworkers and even stakeholders, but they don't have this kind of feature (inspection) as Zeplin does.So each of them can be used for different purposes, offering different approaches to share and interact with layouts for apps and websites.
Carlos Eduardo de Souza | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Mattermost

  • Install, deploy and forget, as the setup was very easy
  • Mattermost has neither had a positive nor negative impact on business objectives
Jaideep Tibrewala | TrustRadius Reviewer

Zeplin

  • Much smoother hand offs between UX design / content strategy / product and the devs, putting all necessary design info in the same place as specs and code snippets.
  • The Slack integration is really handy and makes it faster and easy to see updates / comments in real time.
  • Zeplin improves communication between the design and development teams, allowing them to more easily "speak the same language" when working on a new feature.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Mattermost

General

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

Zeplin

General

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

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Mattermost
8.4
Zeplin
9.0

Likelihood to Renew

Mattermost
Zeplin
8.2

Usability

Mattermost
7.3
Zeplin
8.0

Support Rating

Mattermost
7.8
Zeplin
8.3

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