Zoho Cliq is #5 in Top 16 Group Chat software

Last updated: January 12, 2020
Zoho Cliq combines content and communications into a single view to give you a comprehensive picture of your team's work. Zoho cliq is designed to let information flow freely to bring about that much required transparency to work.

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#5 in Top 16 Group Chat software

Alternatives


The best alternatives to Zoho Cliq are: Slack, Microsoft Teams, Zoho Connect, Skype



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2018. Zoho Cliq makes admin console more Enterprise-ready



Group chat Zoho Cliq is getting some enterprise enhancements, while still remaining accessible to organizations of all sizes. The revamped administration console will enable organization owners using Cliq to fully customize the chat experience for their users. This includes setting up finer control on permissions, user profiling, and personalized themes for your organizations. The admin console enables you to add users to different teams and departments, as well as set their designations within them. As the super admin of your organization, you can add as many admins or moderators as you need. Not satisfied with just default roles? You can add your own for specific tasks, like platform developers who can create and manage bots for the organization. Besides now you can personalize your Cliq to your heart’s content—set your own icons, create your own color scheme for your client’s theme, and add a custom domain.




2018. Zoho Cliq gets screen sharing, reminders



Group chat app Zoho Cliq raises the bar for team mobility with screen sharing. It allows to initiate a screen sharing session to meet virtually with your colleague and collaborate in real time. Once you start a screen sharing session, via Share screen, you can use the built-in audio functionality to collaborate with your colleague. You can also share your screen during a video call, and toggle between your video feed and the shared screen. Besides, with Cliq’s all-new Reminders, you can set both personal and team reminders for upcoming events, projects, and tasks. Taz, Cliq’s in-house personal assistant will send you reminder notifications, so you don’t miss anything that’s on your schedule.


2018. Zoho Cliq integrates with Zapier



With Zoho's Slack alternative Zoho Cliq new integration with Zapier, you’re well on your way to accomplishing this—in just a few zaps. You can create custom Zaps that connect your favorite apps, even if they don’t have pre-built integrations with each other. Zapier connects over 1000 web apps together. You can integrate Cliq with any of these apps, to save time and streamline your work processes. For example with Zap between Cliq and Zendesk upi can receive channel updates every time a new support ticket is created. With Zap between Cliq and Trello, broadcast bot messages for new Trello cards.


2017. Zoho Cliq - more secure alternative to free Slack



Zoho quietly refactored its old service Zoho Chat and rolled out new shiny groupchat Zoho Cliq - an alternative to popular Slack. It allows to create multiple teamwork channels, share pictures, files, locations, code snippets. Mobile apps are also available. And of course Zoho wanted to get an advantage over Slack by means of free version. But the problem is that Slack also provides free version for unlimited users. So Zoho focused on security. Free Zoho Cliq version provides security & data retention policies, Google sign-on, two factor authentication, SAML-based single sign-on (SSO), user provisioning and de-provisioning. Though other Slack's free version limitations are retained: 5Gb of space and 10K searchable message history.


2009. Zoho presented major upgrade of the chat application



Zoho introduced a new feature to their online suite of productivity applications: Zoho Chat 2.0. In Zoho Chat 2.0, you now have the ability to connect with others - both Zoho users and not - on IM networks like Yahoo!, Google Chat, MSN/Windows Live, AIM, ICQ, and any network that supports Jabber. The chat application itself can be launched from within nearly every Zoho online application. Zoho Chat 2.0 offers most of the features that you have come to expect from your IM desktop applications. You can send files, start meetings, record your chat history, customize your theme, and more - just like regular IM apps allow. The chat tool is also able to send you notifications from activities that take place within Zoho itself, including document sharing notifications, unread chat messages and more - definitely a handy feature. Future releases for chat include plans to introduce even more IM networks, most notably Skype