IRC is from 1988. Mattermost is from the future.

More than a tool for text-based communication. Mattermost is a powerful collaboration suite built specifically for modern developer teams.

Developer teams prefer Mattermost to IRC

Increase developer productivity with a unified collaboration suite

Mattermost brings together full-featured messaging, deep integrations with best-of-breed developer toolchains, and powerful workflow automation.

As an open source solution, Mattermost is yours to customize. Unlike IRC, you can connect Mattermost with the tools your team uses every day to streamline collaboration and accelerate software delivery.

Designed for the way technical and operational teams work

Team Messaging

Team collaboration and technical workflows

Work together effectively with real-time communication, file and code snippet sharing, in-line code syntax highlighting, and workflow automation purpose-built for technical teams.

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Custom Integrations

Flexible integrations with essential technical tools

Execute and automate workflows with flexible, custom integrations with popular technical tools like GitHub, GitLab and ServiceNow.

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Audio & Screen Sharing

Communication that fits your flow

Seamlessly switch from chat to audio calls and screenshare without switching tools.

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Workflow Automation

Orchestrate and execute repeatable processes with better command

Checklist-based process playbooks with workflow orchestration in one unified location.

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Why developer teams choose Mattermost over IRC

Powerful collaboration features

  • Collaborate more effectively with features built specifically to speed up developer workflows.
  • Customize your workspace to your specific needs by extending Mattermost with integrations

For developers, by developers

  • Accomplish more with a platform designed specifically for modern developer teams.
  • Code syntax highlighting, Markdown formatting, slash commands, extensive integrations, and more — not just plain text!

Enterprise-grade security

  • Keep sensitive data protected with the only collaboration solution that gives you complete data control and sovereignty.
  • Deploy Mattermost behind your firewall or host it in a single-tenant private cloud for superior security.

A full-featured collaboration platform designed for developers

Your tools should be tailored to fit the way your team works. Unlike IRC, Mattermost gives you the ability to customize, extend, and build bespoke integrations — including with IRC. Plus, you get access to a vibrant open source community.

  • 25,000+ GitHub™ Stars
  • 30,000+ total contributions
  • 4,000+ contributors

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Built for high-performing engineering teams

Mattermost goes beyond basic text communication with collaboration features designed to help developer teams with up to tens of thousands of concurrent users build code, execute sprints, deploy releases, and manage outages and support escalations — all from one place.

  • Robust integrations with 3rd party tools surface critical context faster and keep teams aligned.
  • Channel-based collaboration with powerful automation and tool integrations to raise messaging to the level of a CLI.
  • Playbooks for structured workflows that require repeatable execution with predictable outcomes.

Full-featured messaging — and a whole lot more

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Reduce costs and reclaim time

Save as much as 70% on developer tools while helping your team reclaim 39% of their time for rapid and sustained ROI.

Build the perfect tool for the job

Leverage Mattermost’s open source codebase to build the exact tool your team needs instead of relying on an inflexible, proprietary solution designed for general business users.

Secure your data

Safeguard sensitive company data and proactively secure your systems with your own IT team.

Don’t just take our word for it

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