When comparing AstraChat vs Nuclino, 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 Nuclino is ranked 14th.
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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 Markdown support
Helpful for technical documentation.
Pro Real-time collaboration
Easy to collaborate with remote team members, simultaneously editing documents, tagging people in text and comments.
Pro Integrates with multiple apps including Slack
Pro Intuitive UI
Everything is drag-and-drop and quite easy to use. Items can be clustered and structured in different ways and the search function makes it easy to navigate.
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.
Con Simple formatting
Not really a con, the formatting is similar to the text editor on Medium.com, so if you are looking for different font types and colors, it's probably not for you.