When comparing AstraChat vs Futuramo, the Slant community recommends AstraChat for most people. In the question“What are the most useful collaboration tools for remote teams?” AstraChat is ranked 6th while Futuramo is ranked 8th.
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Pro Direct connect
Messages are received from clients using secured (TLS or SSL) XMPP (jabber) protocol.
Pro Network efficient
AstraChat is tuned to make very efficient use of the network connection and processor so you can be confident that it will use very little of your battery or data allowance.
Pro Supports a lot of protocol
- RFC-3921:Instant Messaging and Presence
- XEP-0012 Last Activity
- XEP-0016 Privact lists
- XEP-0054 VCARD-temp
- XEP-0085 Chat State Notifications
- XEP-0153 vCard-Based Avatars
- XEP-0172 User Nickname
- XEP-0184 Message delivery receipts
- XEP-0191 Blocking commands
- XEP-0198 Stream Management
- XEP-0199 XMPP Ping
- XEP-0176: Jingle ICE-UDP
- XEP-0136: Message Archiving
- XEP-0045: Multi-User Chat
Pro Powerful search & sorting features
Easy-to-use filters, smart search and sorting features will help you find what you're looking for.
Pro Real-team collaboration features
Pro Effective collaboration apps for creative teams
Creative teams with multiple client projects might appreciate Futuramo's collaboration apps: Futuramo Tasks, Visual Tickets and Time Tracker.
Pro Prioritization & time estimation
Every task or ticket can be defined using priorities and exact estimation.
Pro Team-oriented & visual-oriented
Feedback is shared visually between members of the team. The tickets are clear and understandable for everyone.
Con No OTR service
Off-the-Record Messaging (OTR) is a cryptographic protocol that provides encryption for instant messaging conversations. Astrachat doesn't include this protocol, that it is often included in other XMPP services.