When comparing AstraChat vs HeySpace, 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 HeySpace is ranked 9th.
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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 Entirely free
You can have a perfect collaboration tool for free!
Pro Tags, assignees and more
More features just for free!
Pro Due dates
Set a due date of each task
Pro Progress bar
Check the progress of your task by percentage
Pro Convert any message into task
With HeySpace, you can convert any message into a task and work on it
Advanced chat feature: spaces, group messages and 1-1 conversations
Kanban-based task management, like in Trello
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.