MS Teams vs Pumble

Pumble is a free Microsoft Teams alternative that lets you control your workspace and manage users, all for free!

User and workspace admin tools

Manage members and workspace

Add roles to your team members, invite members to your workspace, or delete workspace with admin tools.

Self-hosting

Self-hosting

Keep all your data safe and secure on your own servers.

24/7 web support

Customer support

Phone, email or web support is available for all users 24/7.

Unlimited message history

Message history

Access all your messages that have ever been sent to get context for past decisions or get new team members up to speed faster.

Free file storage

File storage

Use 10 GB per workspace to storage all your files and documents.

Mobile and desktop apps

Use Pumble wherever you go

Pumble app is available for you on iOS and Android mobile phones, as well as the desktop app.

Channels and threads

Channels and threads

Everyone can join and send messages in channels or via direct messages. Use threads to keep the channel distraction-free.

Notifications

Customize notifications

Set your notifications in a most suitable way for you. Pause them all, or just mute some channels, or mute all notifications with Do Not Disturb mode.

Share and find files

Share files and links

Share images, videos, documents or links with your teammates and search for them later via File browser.

Mentions

Mentions

Mention others to notify them about important information for them.

Emoji reactions

Emoji reactions

Use emoji reactions to show other team members what do you think about message, to respond them without typing or just to show that you have read the message.

What’s the difference between Teams and Pumble?

User and workspace admin tools

Microsoft Tems doesn’t allow you to manage users and asign them the different role.

In Pumble, beside option to manage workspaces, depending on your role, you can also manage users (e.g make user to admin).

MS Teams alternative - manage workspaces

Web support available 24/7

If you use Microsoft Team’s free tier, forget about guaranteed up-time or 24/7 web support, it doesn’t exist.

Pumble Help page is always available for all potential and current users. In addition, the support team is online 24/7 for all questions and doubts.

Microsoft Teams alternative - web support

File browser

Within MS Teams, there is no option to search any file in a specific folder. If you store 50 files in one folder, you have to search the file manually.

When you use Pumble, easily search and find all files shared in DMs or channels via File browser.

Microsoft Teams alternative - file browser

Navigation

In Microsoft Teams, the navigation is not so intuitive. You might find yourself clicking through multiple tabs and breadcrumbs to locate something⁠.

Pumble chat is very user friendly - on the left are visible sidebars with all channels and DMs, on the right are chat and additional information.

Microsoft Teams alternative - better navigation

Keep on private server

Unlike Teams, you can keep Pumble and all the data on your own private server for maximum privacy and security. Learn more

self hosted

Why companies switch from MS Teams to Pumble

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”Easy to use, simple and clean layout. Using the software is not really complicated and it does not have a steep learning curve. I also like that you can download the app. Good alternative for Slack or Teams if you don't need all the bells and whistles, just a basic chat platform. Another thing that I will look into is to host Pumble on my own server”

Vilhelm S.

Web Developer | Marketing and Advertising, 501-1000 employees
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”Given that Pumble is late to the chat software party and there are several Slack clones available it is going to be a hard sell for the team. However, given that it's a no-frills no cost software it's not a bad deal for teams who would like to use it. It's built by the same team that built Clockify is going to give some amount of credibility.”

Arun G.

Chief Executive Officer | Computer Software, 11-50 employees
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“Easy to use, very user-friendly design and simplicity make it very fast and with on-time delivery messages.”

Daniel T.

Web Developer | Information Technology and Services, 1-10 employees
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“It's fast, lightweight, has native apps for Windows, OSX, Linux (!), Android and iOS, so it's a great competitor against Teams or Slack. Excellent free tier for small teams or open source projects.”

Pablo L.

Software Developer | Self employed
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“What I have received so far, is definitely amazing. It's a very good app and I'm lucky to have found Pumble. Everybody in my team now uses Pumble and they love it too. I would want them to improve their features add more fun things for administrators to play with, I mean give more customization features.”

Satyabrata G.

CEO | Information Technology and Services, 11-50 employees
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“I started using it in a few minutes, the User interface was straight-forward enough to start using the Pumble in minutes.”

Daoud M.

Founder | Developer | Designer | Information Technology and Services, 1-10 employees