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Pro Bridges to other networks
You're not confined within Riot's or even Matrix garden, and you don't have to make users of other networks switch to Matrix.
Pro Large existing community
With public rooms for many people, and you can create your own and let people from the community join.
Search messages in your current room, or all the rooms you're in. Not subject to a message history limit like Slack.
Pro Self-hosting and federated network
Pro Cross platform
Pro Libre/open source
Pro Markdown support
Code snippets in chats can be highlighted with Markdown.
An open network for secure, decentralized communication.
Pro Widgets support
Want to watch that flick at YouTube and discuss it at the same time? Have Grafana graphs stacked above your DevOps team chat? Collaboratively edit Google Docs and chat over without switching applications? This is possible with Riot.
Pro Simple interface
Riot has a very simple interface, adding the ability for more unexperienced users to use it.
Pro Supports Encryption
Riot allows for fully encrypted text, voice, and video chatting.
Pro VOIP and Videoconferencing
Pro Supports text, voice, video
Pro File Sharing
Pro Etherpad real-time document collaboration
An easy to activate integration that allows multiple authors to edit a document simultaneously.