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Slack - Logo
Slack is a new-age team communication and collaboration tool.
Slack - Alternative 1 to Slack
About & Top features
Slack is a new-age team communication and collaboration tool. With a simple interface, ability to organize conversations by channels and a huge community to develop nifty productivity tools, it has streamlined team communication, making it a necessity for remote teams.
Pricing
Reviews & Testimonials
When to use Slack

Ideal for all remote teams, especially when team size increases beyond 10

Relevance to remote workers
- Huge community
- Very well funded
- Robust app
Pros
  • Sleek & robust app, including desktop apps for both Mac and Windows
  • Wide array of app integrations available
  • Affordable for startups
Remo.co - Logo
Virtual workspace for remote and distributed teams.
Remo.co - Alternative 2 to Remo.co
About & Top features
Think of Remo.co as a 2D top-down map of your office, like "The Sims" but for collaboration. We love to make remote working an awesome experience that allows people to develop deep and meaningful relationships where it is difficult to meet face to face. We believe in the advent of remote working, and our vision is to make that experience accessible and as human for everyone.
Pricing
Reviews & Testimonials
When to use Remo.co

Our target audience are teams that love being visual and social with one another and crave for the face to face interactions but cannot have them often due to the remote nature of their company. Whether you are a new company starting on your remote journey or a medium sized company that is getting harder to connect with your colleagues, Remo.co tackles the following challenges:
-challenges in collaboration with remote teams
-loneliness and lack of quality social interaction
-want to feel the presence of others
-hard to team build and build company culture

Relevance to remote workers
Would love to give you 1 month free to remote.tools audience! Just mention remote.tools in the Intercom chat!
Zoom - Logo
An enterprise video communications tool with a cloud platform.
Zoom - Alternative 3 to Zoom
About & Top features
Reliable video communication with a lot more meeting-mimicking features than Skype for Business, such as breakouts and virtual hand-raising. No need for attendees' contact information means no massive list of dormant contacts later.
Pricing
Reviews & Testimonials
When to use Zoom

For one-to-one meetings, and quick catch-ups the free version works sufficiently well. Great for big teams who want a safe and secure video conferencing software.

Relevance to remote workers
None
Pros
  • Easy to get started.
  • User friendly interface.
  • Unlimited free version with most premium features.
Cons
  • N/A
Wisp | Remote Collaboration - Logo
Real-time collaboration for remote teams.
Wisp | Remote Collaboration - Alternative 4 to Wisp | Remote Collaboration
About & Top features
We all know that product development is becoming more distributed. If you’ve managed a team, you’ve felt the pain. We believe that relying on async communication and standing meetings isn’t sufficient, and we’re seeing that lots of teams agree.
Pricing
  • Available in limited beta trial - sign up to join the waitlist.
When to use Wisp | Remote Collaboration

For internal meetings, brainstorms, and co-working sessions when you want seamless, instant collaboration. Taking meeting notes together, team retro, quick voice chats, and extended video+screenshare sessions.

Relevance to remote workers
- Helps in real-time collaboration - much needed for remote teams!
- Your feedback will help us make this product awesome! Sign up and email us if you're willing to hop on a quick interview.
Livestorm - Logo
Browser based video solution for webinars, meetings and VOD.
Livestorm - Alternative 5 to Livestorm
About & Top features
Livestorm is the web-conferencing software for companies of all sizes looking to host webinars and online meetings for marketing, sales, communications or online classes. It is accessible from any device, directly from a web browser with no download required. Companies such as Intercom, Pipedrive, Bosch and Mention trust Livestorm to host product demos, customer trainings, employee training sessions and more.
Pricing
Reviews & Testimonials
When to use Livestorm

Scaling startups and larger size companies looking to expand using live video and VOD.

Relevance to remote workers
- Livestorm provides no-download, in-browser video meetings
- Works on any device
Tandem - Logo
Virtual office for remote teams
Tandem - Alternative 6 to Tandem
About & Top features
No - it's not VR, but it's the closest thing to in-person collaboration! See who's available right now and what app they are working in. Talk and screenshare in one-click. We started building Tandem when two of us had kids and started working from home more. We tried a bunch of different tools, but hated the friction in all of them, so we built Tandem!
Pricing
  • 14-day free trial, then $10 / active user / month (or FREE if you join our beta feedback program!)
When to use Tandem

Some details on how ⚡️instant calls⚡️ work:
- You can click on someone and talk immediately, but they will be on mute until they accept.
- All calls start as voice, but can be upgraded to video and screenshare.
- Customizable rooms are a nice way to invite teammates to talk when they're free.

Some details on app presence:
- Your teammates will be able to see which work app you're currently in (only for a select set of integrated apps) - this gives everyone a sense of being together, and helps you know when a teammate is interruptible.
- You can go into Focus Mode if you don't want to be bothered, in which case your app will not be shown.

Relevance to remote workers
We are a distributed team, making this product for other distributed teams!
Outklip - Logo
Screen recording and sharing made easy.
Outklip - Alternative 7 to Outklip
About & Top features
Outklip’s screen recorder chrome extension lets you make videos for work in a fun, fast and easy way. Outklip is a handy tool for customer training, reporting issues and remote work collaboration.
Pricing
  • Basic Plan -- Try for free -- Outklip watermark, 10 video limit, 10 minutes per video, 720p HD video quality, videos stored for one week
  • Pro Plan -- $10/month or $100/year (20% discount) -- No Outklip watermark, 10 GB storage, unlimited video lengths, 1080p HD video quality, videos stored indefinitely
  • Complete Pricing
Reviews & Testimonials
When to use Outklip

Outklip lets you create screen video recordings that are great for three things primarily:
1. Customer training: Help customers learn your product quickly
2. Bug reports: A video bug report will help anyone reproduce the bug quickly
3. Feedback on docs: Give nuanced feedback without writing a long essay

Relevance to remote workers
- Spend less time going back and forth on issues by sharing a screen recording.
- Outklip automatically hosts the videos you create so you can share the video link anywhere.
- Outklip has integrations to GitLab and GitHub.
Kallu Conference Call - Logo
Free, unlimited and worldwide conference call service.
Kallu Conference Call - Alternative 8 to Kallu Conference Call
About & Top features
Kallu.cc is simply a free, unlimited and worldwide conference call service over the phone that everyone can use for personal or professional purposes. 📞 You and your attendees just call one of our 50+ local phone numbers 🌍, dial in your access code 🔒 and enjoy your free conference call ✨ No lag issue, no internet needed, no limit in term of usage, no hidden fees, no tricks. 🤘
Pricing
When to use Kallu Conference Call

Kallu can be used whenever a conference call over the phone is needed, at the office, on the road, when wifi is weak...
It's designed for everyone who needs a quick and reliable collaboration tool: freelancers, entrepreneurs with large teams or small ones, independent workers as lawyers or consultants and obviously remote workers

Relevance to remote workers
Free and works everywhere with everyone as long as you have a phone
Lito - Logo
Voice chat and screen collaboration for distributed teams.
Lito - Alternative 9 to Lito
About & Top features
Lito connects your remote or distributed team through voice in the browser. Now with screen sharing. Bring back water cooler conversations to your remote company.
Pricing
  • Free account for up to 3 participants
  • Starter plan ($35/month) for up to 7 participants
  • Growing business plan ($99/month) for up to 20 participants
  • Complete Pricing
When to use Lito

Lito is a web-based voice collaboration tool that lets you better collaborate with your remote co-workers. A virtual office so you can feel like you're in the same room as your co-workers, even if they're remote. Start a conversation right from your browser with no registration or download, and claim your own customized link for your team or regular meetings.

Relevance to remote workers
- Lito is created by a fully remote team, for remote & distributed teams.
- Lito lets you feel closer, communicate better and get more work done as a team.
Collabify - Logo
A collaboration workspace for remote teams
Collabify - Alternative 10 to Collabify
About & Top features
A Collaboration workspace that acts as a virtual office for remote workers and distributed teams. Provides features like chat, voice channels, screen sharing, meeting rooms, task management and more.
Pricing
  • Free account
When to use Collabify

Collabify is a perfect fit for remote workers and distributed teams that want to streamline their workflow. Collabify provides many features with a simple interface and has a communication-first approach. This means Collabify has many flexible communication tools that will help improve remote teams' workflow and presence.

Relevance to remote workers
The Collabify platform makes remote working and collaboration easy
Unmeeting - Logo
Smart video interactions for remote teams
Unmeeting - Alternative 11 to Unmeeting
About & Top features
Unmeeting is available as a desktop sidebar app on Mac and Windows. You may sign in with Slack or email. Then it's effortless to connect with your teammates by joining a live video session. After having a live session, record a summary so that other team members may catch up later.
Pricing
When to use Unmeeting

Teams that have remote workers who want to grow closer and overcome distance.

Relevance to remote workers
Unmeeting is built specifically for remote or hybrid-remote teams who want to stay in touch more easily.
Roundee - Logo
Video conferencing platform to make online meetings better
Roundee - Alternative 12 to Roundee
About & Top features
Roundee is the All-in-One video meeting solution for teams looking for a smart yet affordable platform that will scale with them as they grow. Roundee offers users custom URL meeting rooms, meeting recording, cloud storage, screen share, file transfer, whiteboard, chat, and more.
Pricing
When to use Roundee

Roundee serves remote professionals and teams that have the need for a robust, easy to use video meeting platform at a freemium price tag.

Relevance to remote workers
Roundee's mission is to help remote professionals and teams across the globe connect instantly through smart video conferencing with robust features. Roundee is the All-in-One solution for remote video meetings.
Conduit - Logo
Product management software for product-first teams
Conduit - Alternative 13 to Conduit
About & Top features
Conduit helps you decide what to build, and why. With Conduit, you can: - Create features and tasks to align to releases - Aggregate user feedback in one central location - Tightly integrate product feedback with product planning
Pricing
When to use Conduit

With Conduit, you can:
- Create features and tasks to align to releases
- Aggregate user feedback in one central location
- Tightly integrate product feedback with product planning

Relevance to remote workers
Conduit funnels product feedback into one central channel and helps your remote team build out the roadmap in an open, visual way.
Skype - Logo
Professional online meetings built for business.
Skype - Alternative 14 to Skype
About & Top features
For video communication, Skype has been the de facto method. With Microsoft's acquisition of Lync and increased focus on businesses, Skype has slowly evolved, and VoIP, audio calling, chat, document sharing has become a part of Skype for Business.
Pricing
When to use Skype

When Office365 is widely used within your organization and moving away from it does not make sense.

Relevance to remote workers
None
Pros
  • Storage of contacts of all users within an organization.
  • Supports 250 attendees in a meeting.
Cons
  • All VoIP features are not available.
  • Integrated dial-in audio conference features aren't available.
Slack Scheduler - Logo
Schedule Slack messages for future
Slack Scheduler - Alternative 15 to Slack Scheduler
About & Top features
Slack scheduler schedules messages from your own profile using the simple /schedule command. You can quickly schedule a message using /schedule hello in 1 hour. Or for more detailed messages you can use our advanced scheduler which allows you to send messages to a specific timezone and to multiple channels.Your messages are never stored outside of Slack, and we're constantly adding new features to make your communication easier through Slack.
Pricing
Reviews & Testimonials
When to use Slack Scheduler

If you're a Slack team with any remote worker's, you'll find Slack Scheduler valuable. Large teams use it to schedule announcements across teams. Smaller teams use it to help that one remote employee communicate easier, or so that any late night announcements don't disrupt the team.

Relevance to remote workers
We built Slack Scheduler with remote teams in mind as it was a problem I personally faced. Our biggest use case is helping people avoid late night pings, although we've seen the product used in a variety of other ways.
Jira Slack Integration by Troopr - Logo
Easily automate every Jira Updates, Reports and Notifications for Slack
Jira Slack Integration by Troopr - Alternative 16 to Jira Slack Integration by Troopr
About & Top features
With an easy way to manage Jira issues in Slack, Troopr ensures Jira is updated more often and important notifications are delivered in Slack without the noise. Troopr can also send Jira reports and follow ups periodically to Slack channels. Everyone saves time and everyone is on the same page. This is the new Slack first way to work."
Pricing
When to use Jira Slack Integration by Troopr

Any team using Slack and Jira.

Relevance to remote workers
Remote teams are using Slack and thats the primary motive to integrate Jira to Slack, you can manage the project irrespective of location and timezone just by staying on slack.
MeetMenu - Logo
Zoom meeting menus for conference rooms and remote teams
MeetMenu - Alternative 17 to MeetMenu
About & Top features
Conference rooms: Use MeetMenu to help people in conference rooms connect to your team's standing meetings. Mobile productivity: MeetMenu responsively adapts to devices of any size. Access from a laptop, smartphone, or tablet for quick access to meeting links that launch in a native app. Online classrooms: Use MeetMenu to make it easier for students of any age to connect to online classrooms.
Pricing
  • Free for one personal menu. $25/year for teams.
When to use MeetMenu

Used by distributed teams of any size, schools with online classes, or in offices that need a conference room meeting menu.

Relevance to remote workers
MeetMenu makes it easy to connect to your team's standing meetings with a responsive menu that updates based on the calendar.
GanttPRO - Logo
Project management tool based on Gantt charts
GanttPRO - Alternative 18 to GanttPRO
About & Top features
If you are new to project planning or the number of remote workers and employees have increased, you need a robust project planning solution. GanttPRO should attract your attention. One of the best Gantt chart tools in the market, this remote working tool easily covers the daily, weekly, monthly, and annual planning issues.
Pricing
  • Free 14-day trial, Free account till August 15, 2020, for hospitals and non-profit organizations.
  • Complete Pricing
Reviews & Testimonials
When to use GanttPRO

GanttPRO is a Gantt chart planner used for project management and team collaboration, project scheduling, timelines creation, and resource management.

Relevance to remote workers
GanttPRO helps remote teams to collaborate on projects and efficiently organize work. It helps to track progress, allocate resources, and control workload. Use promocode "remote.tools" to get 10%off any GanttPRO plan.
Chief - Logo
Simply manage your projects
Chief - Alternative 19 to Chief
About & Top features
Whether you freelance full-time or on the side, you're likely juggling multiple projects at once - so your time is scarce and need to make the most of it. Chief helps you keep track of your tasks, but also help you decide what's most important to do next.
Pricing
  • Free trial available.
When to use Chief

The Chief app will help you break down your business goal into small tasks that you can start completing now.

Relevance to remote workers
Whether you freelance full-time or on the side, you're likely juggling multiple projects at once - so your time is scarce and need to make the most of it. Chief helps you keep track of your tasks, but also help you decide what's most important to do next.
Remotedesk - Logo
Adopt a remote workforce with confidence
Remotedesk - Alternative 20 to Remotedesk
About & Top features
RemoteDesk is the only automated monitoring solution that continuously secures the identities of remote work-at-home agents and delivers the Clean Desk Environment. Remotedesk’s elegant and simple AI technology securely monitors remote workers.
Pricing
  • Free trial available.
When to use Remotedesk

Remotedesk delivers remote worker management, while providing clear transparency, accountability & risk management for outsourcing initiatives.

Relevance to remote workers
Remotedesk is an advanced AI-based Remote Workforce Management & Employee Monitoring solution for work-at-home compliance and security.
listshare - Logo
Create beautiful, interactive lists to share with the world
listshare - Alternative 21 to listshare
About & Top features
listshare.app is a social community platform for creating and sharing reusable lists and checklists to assist with managing repetitive tasks and processes like recipes, packing lists, daily routines or development processes.
Pricing
  • Free trial available.
When to use listshare

listshare.app is a social community platform for creating and sharing reusable lists and checklists.

Relevance to remote workers
listshare.app is a social community platform for creating and sharing reusable lists and checklists to assist with managing repetitive tasks to share with the other remote workers.
FastEver 3 - Logo
Quick note-taking app for Evernote
FastEver 3 - Alternative 22 to FastEver 3
About & Top features
FastEver 3 is the note-taking app to create Evernote notes quickly. As it goes to the entry screen right after startup, it's perfect for jotting down ideas and memos. Notes you save while offline are automatically uploaded when you go online.
Pricing
  • $5.99
When to use FastEver 3

As it goes to the entry screen right after startup, it's perfect for jotting down ideas and memos.

Relevance to remote workers
FastEver 3 is the note-taking app to create Evernote notes quickly for remote workers to focus and prioritize their work.
Global Talent - Logo
Make your remote tech team your competitive advantage
Global Talent - Alternative 23 to Global Talent
About & Top features
Get a team of world-class developers hired based on your custom requirements in under six weeks. All operations are taken care of: recruitment, office, HR, payroll. You keep complete ownership of your roadmap and can focus on building a great product.
Pricing
  • Free trial available.
When to use Global Talent

Get a team of world-class developers hired based on your custom requirements in under six weeks. All operations are taken care of: recruitment, office, HR, payroll. You keep complete ownership of your roadmap.

Relevance to remote workers
We build efficient remote engineering teams that are managed directly by you.
pNotes - Logo
Private space for your notes, photos and to-do lists
pNotes - Alternative 24 to pNotes
About & Top features
A free, open-source, and end-to-end encrypted note-taking app.
Pricing
  • Free trial available.
When to use pNotes

pNotes is used to write notes and tasks for the day.

Relevance to remote workers
pNotes helps remote workers write down tasks for the day and focus on whats important.
Doodle Bot for Slack - Logo
Simple tool to find meeting times on Slack
Doodle Bot for Slack - Alternative 25 to Doodle Bot for Slack
About & Top features
Doodle Bot is one of the first apps to use Slack’s brand new Block Kit, that allows Doodle user to accomplish more, right inside Slack. How does it work? 1. Suggest times for your meeting - Add a few time options to your poll invite. 2. Invite participants - Invite channels, members, email contacts or use the shareable link anywhere. 3. Select the best option - Once the availabilities are in, pick the time that works for everyone.
Pricing
  • Free trial available.
Reviews & Testimonials
When to use Doodle Bot for Slack

Forget about juggling between calendars and chat services, jumping between tabs or resending invites - use Doodle Bot to create and manage meetings where you work.

Relevance to remote workers
Doodle Bot for Slack is used to find the best time to meet with your remote team inside and outside Slack in the easiest way possible.
Pros
  • Lets you create polls directly from Slack
  • Is fast
Cons
  • Can be confusing for a beginner
  • Limited features
 awakee - Logo
Organise your morning to make it productive and energetic
 awakee - Alternative 26 to  awakee
About & Top features
Awakee helps you to build strong lasting habits and fit them into your daily schedule! Wake up excited and motivated! Forget the morning stress and chaos! Discover new habits and include them in your routines. Stay focused on your tasks using the smart timer.
Pricing
  • Free.
When to use awakee

Awakee helps you to build strong lasting habits and fit them into your daily schedule.

Relevance to remote workers
Awakee helps remote workers to build strong lasting habits and fit them into your daily schedule. Stay focused on your tasks using the smart timer.
Ally - Logo
Strategic goal-planning and execution management software
Ally - Alternative 27 to Ally
About & Top features
Ally is a strategic goal-planning and execution management software that enables businesses to improve organizational alignment, agility, focus and transparency through the Objective and Key Results (OKR) framework.
Pricing
When to use Ally

Easily create, manage and update OKRs across popular business tools, or connect data through our API for seamless connection across systems.

Relevance to remote workers
Ally is a strategic goal-planning and execution management software that helps remote businesses to improve organizational alignment.
Clockwise for Slack - Alternative 28 to Clockwise for Slack
About & Top features
Clockwise for Slack automatically updates your Slack status, turns on Do Not Disturb when you're in a meeting, and preps you for the day with a daily forecast.
Pricing
  • Free to use.
When to use Clockwise for Slack

Use Clockwise for Slack to get the power of the Clockwise calendar assistant, delivered right where you work.

Relevance to remote workers
Clockwise is building intelligent software that is revolutionizing the way remote teams spend their time.
Slack is a new-age team communication and collaboration tool.
Slack - Alternative 1 to Slack
Top features
Slack is a new-age team communication and collaboration tool. With a simple interface, ability to organize conversations by channels and a huge community to develop nifty productivity tools, it has streamlined team communication, making it a necessity for remote teams.
Pricing
Reviews & Testimonials
When to use Slack

Ideal for all remote teams, especially when team size increases beyond 10

Relevance to remote workers
- Huge community
- Very well funded
- Robust app
Pros
  • Sleek & robust app, including desktop apps for both Mac and Windows
  • Wide array of app integrations available
  • Affordable for startups
Virtual workspace for remote and distributed teams.
Remo.co - Alternative 2 to Remo.co
Top features
Think of Remo.co as a 2D top-down map of your office, like "The Sims" but for collaboration. We love to make remote working an awesome experience that allows people to develop deep and meaningful relationships where it is difficult to meet face to face. We believe in the advent of remote working, and our vision is to make that experience accessible and as human for everyone.
Pricing
Reviews & Testimonials
When to use Remo.co

Our target audience are teams that love being visual and social with one another and crave for the face to face interactions but cannot have them often due to the remote nature of their company. Whether you are a new company starting on your remote journey or a medium sized company that is getting harder to connect with your colleagues, Remo.co tackles the following challenges:
-challenges in collaboration with remote teams
-loneliness and lack of quality social interaction
-want to feel the presence of others
-hard to team build and build company culture

Relevance to remote workers
Would love to give you 1 month free to remote.tools audience! Just mention remote.tools in the Intercom chat!
An enterprise video communications tool with a cloud platform.
Zoom - Alternative 3 to Zoom
Top features
Reliable video communication with a lot more meeting-mimicking features than Skype for Business, such as breakouts and virtual hand-raising. No need for attendees' contact information means no massive list of dormant contacts later.
Pricing
Reviews & Testimonials
When to use Zoom

For one-to-one meetings, and quick catch-ups the free version works sufficiently well. Great for big teams who want a safe and secure video conferencing software.

Relevance to remote workers
None
Pros
  • Easy to get started.
  • User friendly interface.
  • Unlimited free version with most premium features.
Cons
  • N/A
Real-time collaboration for remote teams.
Wisp | Remote Collaboration - Alternative 4 to Wisp | Remote Collaboration
Top features
We all know that product development is becoming more distributed. If you’ve managed a team, you’ve felt the pain. We believe that relying on async communication and standing meetings isn’t sufficient, and we’re seeing that lots of teams agree.
Pricing
  • Available in limited beta trial - sign up to join the waitlist.
When to use Wisp | Remote Collaboration

For internal meetings, brainstorms, and co-working sessions when you want seamless, instant collaboration. Taking meeting notes together, team retro, quick voice chats, and extended video+screenshare sessions.

Relevance to remote workers
- Helps in real-time collaboration - much needed for remote teams!
- Your feedback will help us make this product awesome! Sign up and email us if you're willing to hop on a quick interview.
Browser based video solution for webinars, meetings and VOD.
Livestorm - Alternative 5 to Livestorm
Top features
Livestorm is the web-conferencing software for companies of all sizes looking to host webinars and online meetings for marketing, sales, communications or online classes. It is accessible from any device, directly from a web browser with no download required. Companies such as Intercom, Pipedrive, Bosch and Mention trust Livestorm to host product demos, customer trainings, employee training sessions and more.
Pricing
Reviews & Testimonials
When to use Livestorm

Scaling startups and larger size companies looking to expand using live video and VOD.

Relevance to remote workers
- Livestorm provides no-download, in-browser video meetings
- Works on any device
Virtual office for remote teams
Tandem - Alternative 6 to Tandem
Top features
No - it's not VR, but it's the closest thing to in-person collaboration! See who's available right now and what app they are working in. Talk and screenshare in one-click. We started building Tandem when two of us had kids and started working from home more. We tried a bunch of different tools, but hated the friction in all of them, so we built Tandem!
Pricing
  • 14-day free trial, then $10 / active user / month (or FREE if you join our beta feedback program!)
When to use Tandem

Some details on how ⚡️instant calls⚡️ work:
- You can click on someone and talk immediately, but they will be on mute until they accept.
- All calls start as voice, but can be upgraded to video and screenshare.
- Customizable rooms are a nice way to invite teammates to talk when they're free.

Some details on app presence:
- Your teammates will be able to see which work app you're currently in (only for a select set of integrated apps) - this gives everyone a sense of being together, and helps you know when a teammate is interruptible.
- You can go into Focus Mode if you don't want to be bothered, in which case your app will not be shown.

Relevance to remote workers
We are a distributed team, making this product for other distributed teams!
Screen recording and sharing made easy.
Outklip - Alternative 7 to Outklip
Top features
Outklip’s screen recorder chrome extension lets you make videos for work in a fun, fast and easy way. Outklip is a handy tool for customer training, reporting issues and remote work collaboration.
Pricing
  • Basic Plan -- Try for free -- Outklip watermark, 10 video limit, 10 minutes per video, 720p HD video quality, videos stored for one week
  • Pro Plan -- $10/month or $100/year (20% discount) -- No Outklip watermark, 10 GB storage, unlimited video lengths, 1080p HD video quality, videos stored indefinitely
  • Complete Pricing
Reviews & Testimonials
When to use Outklip

Outklip lets you create screen video recordings that are great for three things primarily:
1. Customer training: Help customers learn your product quickly
2. Bug reports: A video bug report will help anyone reproduce the bug quickly
3. Feedback on docs: Give nuanced feedback without writing a long essay

Relevance to remote workers
- Spend less time going back and forth on issues by sharing a screen recording.
- Outklip automatically hosts the videos you create so you can share the video link anywhere.
- Outklip has integrations to GitLab and GitHub.
Free, unlimited and worldwide conference call service.
Kallu Conference Call - Alternative 8 to Kallu Conference Call
Top features
Kallu.cc is simply a free, unlimited and worldwide conference call service over the phone that everyone can use for personal or professional purposes. 📞 You and your attendees just call one of our 50+ local phone numbers 🌍, dial in your access code 🔒 and enjoy your free conference call ✨ No lag issue, no internet needed, no limit in term of usage, no hidden fees, no tricks. 🤘
Pricing
When to use Kallu Conference Call

Kallu can be used whenever a conference call over the phone is needed, at the office, on the road, when wifi is weak...
It's designed for everyone who needs a quick and reliable collaboration tool: freelancers, entrepreneurs with large teams or small ones, independent workers as lawyers or consultants and obviously remote workers

Relevance to remote workers
Free and works everywhere with everyone as long as you have a phone
Voice chat and screen collaboration for distributed teams.
Lito - Alternative 9 to Lito
Top features
Lito connects your remote or distributed team through voice in the browser. Now with screen sharing. Bring back water cooler conversations to your remote company.
Pricing
  • Free account for up to 3 participants
  • Starter plan ($35/month) for up to 7 participants
  • Growing business plan ($99/month) for up to 20 participants
  • Complete Pricing
When to use Lito

Lito is a web-based voice collaboration tool that lets you better collaborate with your remote co-workers. A virtual office so you can feel like you're in the same room as your co-workers, even if they're remote. Start a conversation right from your browser with no registration or download, and claim your own customized link for your team or regular meetings.

Relevance to remote workers
- Lito is created by a fully remote team, for remote & distributed teams.
- Lito lets you feel closer, communicate better and get more work done as a team.
A collaboration workspace for remote teams
Collabify - Alternative 10 to Collabify
Top features
A Collaboration workspace that acts as a virtual office for remote workers and distributed teams. Provides features like chat, voice channels, screen sharing, meeting rooms, task management and more.
Pricing
  • Free account
When to use Collabify

Collabify is a perfect fit for remote workers and distributed teams that want to streamline their workflow. Collabify provides many features with a simple interface and has a communication-first approach. This means Collabify has many flexible communication tools that will help improve remote teams' workflow and presence.

Relevance to remote workers
The Collabify platform makes remote working and collaboration easy
Smart video interactions for remote teams
Unmeeting - Alternative 11 to Unmeeting
Top features
Unmeeting is available as a desktop sidebar app on Mac and Windows. You may sign in with Slack or email. Then it's effortless to connect with your teammates by joining a live video session. After having a live session, record a summary so that other team members may catch up later.
Pricing
When to use Unmeeting

Teams that have remote workers who want to grow closer and overcome distance.

Relevance to remote workers
Unmeeting is built specifically for remote or hybrid-remote teams who want to stay in touch more easily.
Video conferencing platform to make online meetings better
Roundee - Alternative 12 to Roundee
Top features
Roundee is the All-in-One video meeting solution for teams looking for a smart yet affordable platform that will scale with them as they grow. Roundee offers users custom URL meeting rooms, meeting recording, cloud storage, screen share, file transfer, whiteboard, chat, and more.
Pricing
When to use Roundee

Roundee serves remote professionals and teams that have the need for a robust, easy to use video meeting platform at a freemium price tag.

Relevance to remote workers
Roundee's mission is to help remote professionals and teams across the globe connect instantly through smart video conferencing with robust features. Roundee is the All-in-One solution for remote video meetings.
Product management software for product-first teams
Conduit - Alternative 13 to Conduit
Top features
Conduit helps you decide what to build, and why. With Conduit, you can: - Create features and tasks to align to releases - Aggregate user feedback in one central location - Tightly integrate product feedback with product planning
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When to use Conduit

With Conduit, you can:
- Create features and tasks to align to releases
- Aggregate user feedback in one central location
- Tightly integrate product feedback with product planning

Relevance to remote workers
Conduit funnels product feedback into one central channel and helps your remote team build out the roadmap in an open, visual way.
Professional online meetings built for business.
Skype - Alternative 14 to Skype
Top features
For video communication, Skype has been the de facto method. With Microsoft's acquisition of Lync and increased focus on businesses, Skype has slowly evolved, and VoIP, audio calling, chat, document sharing has become a part of Skype for Business.
Pricing
When to use Skype

When Office365 is widely used within your organization and moving away from it does not make sense.

Relevance to remote workers
None
Pros
  • Storage of contacts of all users within an organization.
  • Supports 250 attendees in a meeting.
Cons
  • All VoIP features are not available.
  • Integrated dial-in audio conference features aren't available.
Schedule Slack messages for future
Slack Scheduler - Alternative 15 to Slack Scheduler
Top features
Slack scheduler schedules messages from your own profile using the simple /schedule command. You can quickly schedule a message using /schedule hello in 1 hour. Or for more detailed messages you can use our advanced scheduler which allows you to send messages to a specific timezone and to multiple channels.Your messages are never stored outside of Slack, and we're constantly adding new features to make your communication easier through Slack.
Pricing
Reviews & Testimonials
When to use Slack Scheduler

If you're a Slack team with any remote worker's, you'll find Slack Scheduler valuable. Large teams use it to schedule announcements across teams. Smaller teams use it to help that one remote employee communicate easier, or so that any late night announcements don't disrupt the team.

Relevance to remote workers
We built Slack Scheduler with remote teams in mind as it was a problem I personally faced. Our biggest use case is helping people avoid late night pings, although we've seen the product used in a variety of other ways.
Easily automate every Jira Updates, Reports and Notifications for Slack
Jira Slack Integration by Troopr - Alternative 16 to Jira Slack Integration by Troopr
Top features
With an easy way to manage Jira issues in Slack, Troopr ensures Jira is updated more often and important notifications are delivered in Slack without the noise. Troopr can also send Jira reports and follow ups periodically to Slack channels. Everyone saves time and everyone is on the same page. This is the new Slack first way to work."
Pricing
When to use Jira Slack Integration by Troopr

Any team using Slack and Jira.

Relevance to remote workers
Remote teams are using Slack and thats the primary motive to integrate Jira to Slack, you can manage the project irrespective of location and timezone just by staying on slack.
Zoom meeting menus for conference rooms and remote teams
MeetMenu - Alternative 17 to MeetMenu
Top features
Conference rooms: Use MeetMenu to help people in conference rooms connect to your team's standing meetings. Mobile productivity: MeetMenu responsively adapts to devices of any size. Access from a laptop, smartphone, or tablet for quick access to meeting links that launch in a native app. Online classrooms: Use MeetMenu to make it easier for students of any age to connect to online classrooms.
Pricing
  • Free for one personal menu. $25/year for teams.
When to use MeetMenu

Used by distributed teams of any size, schools with online classes, or in offices that need a conference room meeting menu.

Relevance to remote workers
MeetMenu makes it easy to connect to your team's standing meetings with a responsive menu that updates based on the calendar.
Project management tool based on Gantt charts
GanttPRO - Alternative 18 to GanttPRO
Top features
If you are new to project planning or the number of remote workers and employees have increased, you need a robust project planning solution. GanttPRO should attract your attention. One of the best Gantt chart tools in the market, this remote working tool easily covers the daily, weekly, monthly, and annual planning issues.
Pricing
  • Free 14-day trial, Free account till August 15, 2020, for hospitals and non-profit organizations.
  • Complete Pricing
Reviews & Testimonials
When to use GanttPRO

GanttPRO is a Gantt chart planner used for project management and team collaboration, project scheduling, timelines creation, and resource management.

Relevance to remote workers
GanttPRO helps remote teams to collaborate on projects and efficiently organize work. It helps to track progress, allocate resources, and control workload. Use promocode "remote.tools" to get 10%off any GanttPRO plan.
Simply manage your projects
Chief - Alternative 19 to Chief
Top features
Whether you freelance full-time or on the side, you're likely juggling multiple projects at once - so your time is scarce and need to make the most of it. Chief helps you keep track of your tasks, but also help you decide what's most important to do next.
Pricing
  • Free trial available.
When to use Chief

The Chief app will help you break down your business goal into small tasks that you can start completing now.

Relevance to remote workers
Whether you freelance full-time or on the side, you're likely juggling multiple projects at once - so your time is scarce and need to make the most of it. Chief helps you keep track of your tasks, but also help you decide what's most important to do next.
Adopt a remote workforce with confidence
Remotedesk - Alternative 20 to Remotedesk
Top features
RemoteDesk is the only automated monitoring solution that continuously secures the identities of remote work-at-home agents and delivers the Clean Desk Environment. Remotedesk’s elegant and simple AI technology securely monitors remote workers.
Pricing
  • Free trial available.
When to use Remotedesk

Remotedesk delivers remote worker management, while providing clear transparency, accountability & risk management for outsourcing initiatives.

Relevance to remote workers
Remotedesk is an advanced AI-based Remote Workforce Management & Employee Monitoring solution for work-at-home compliance and security.
Create beautiful, interactive lists to share with the world
listshare - Alternative 21 to listshare
Top features
listshare.app is a social community platform for creating and sharing reusable lists and checklists to assist with managing repetitive tasks and processes like recipes, packing lists, daily routines or development processes.
Pricing
  • Free trial available.
When to use listshare

listshare.app is a social community platform for creating and sharing reusable lists and checklists.

Relevance to remote workers
listshare.app is a social community platform for creating and sharing reusable lists and checklists to assist with managing repetitive tasks to share with the other remote workers.
Quick note-taking app for Evernote
FastEver 3 - Alternative 22 to FastEver 3
Top features
FastEver 3 is the note-taking app to create Evernote notes quickly. As it goes to the entry screen right after startup, it's perfect for jotting down ideas and memos. Notes you save while offline are automatically uploaded when you go online.
Pricing
  • $5.99
When to use FastEver 3

As it goes to the entry screen right after startup, it's perfect for jotting down ideas and memos.

Relevance to remote workers
FastEver 3 is the note-taking app to create Evernote notes quickly for remote workers to focus and prioritize their work.
Make your remote tech team your competitive advantage
Global Talent - Alternative 23 to Global Talent
Top features
Get a team of world-class developers hired based on your custom requirements in under six weeks. All operations are taken care of: recruitment, office, HR, payroll. You keep complete ownership of your roadmap and can focus on building a great product.
Pricing
  • Free trial available.
When to use Global Talent

Get a team of world-class developers hired based on your custom requirements in under six weeks. All operations are taken care of: recruitment, office, HR, payroll. You keep complete ownership of your roadmap.

Relevance to remote workers
We build efficient remote engineering teams that are managed directly by you.
Private space for your notes, photos and to-do lists
pNotes - Alternative 24 to pNotes
Top features
A free, open-source, and end-to-end encrypted note-taking app.
Pricing
  • Free trial available.
When to use pNotes

pNotes is used to write notes and tasks for the day.

Relevance to remote workers
pNotes helps remote workers write down tasks for the day and focus on whats important.
Simple tool to find meeting times on Slack
Doodle Bot for Slack - Alternative 25 to Doodle Bot for Slack
Top features
Doodle Bot is one of the first apps to use Slack’s brand new Block Kit, that allows Doodle user to accomplish more, right inside Slack. How does it work? 1. Suggest times for your meeting - Add a few time options to your poll invite. 2. Invite participants - Invite channels, members, email contacts or use the shareable link anywhere. 3. Select the best option - Once the availabilities are in, pick the time that works for everyone.
Pricing
  • Free trial available.
Reviews & Testimonials
When to use Doodle Bot for Slack

Forget about juggling between calendars and chat services, jumping between tabs or resending invites - use Doodle Bot to create and manage meetings where you work.

Relevance to remote workers
Doodle Bot for Slack is used to find the best time to meet with your remote team inside and outside Slack in the easiest way possible.
Pros
  • Lets you create polls directly from Slack
  • Is fast
Cons
  • Can be confusing for a beginner
  • Limited features
Organise your morning to make it productive and energetic
 awakee - Alternative 26 to  awakee
Top features
Awakee helps you to build strong lasting habits and fit them into your daily schedule! Wake up excited and motivated! Forget the morning stress and chaos! Discover new habits and include them in your routines. Stay focused on your tasks using the smart timer.
Pricing
  • Free.
When to use awakee

Awakee helps you to build strong lasting habits and fit them into your daily schedule.

Relevance to remote workers
Awakee helps remote workers to build strong lasting habits and fit them into your daily schedule. Stay focused on your tasks using the smart timer.
Strategic goal-planning and execution management software
Ally - Alternative 27 to Ally
Top features
Ally is a strategic goal-planning and execution management software that enables businesses to improve organizational alignment, agility, focus and transparency through the Objective and Key Results (OKR) framework.
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When to use Ally

Easily create, manage and update OKRs across popular business tools, or connect data through our API for seamless connection across systems.

Relevance to remote workers
Ally is a strategic goal-planning and execution management software that helps remote businesses to improve organizational alignment.
Tame the chaos of work
Clockwise for Slack - Alternative 28 to Clockwise for Slack
Top features
Clockwise for Slack automatically updates your Slack status, turns on Do Not Disturb when you're in a meeting, and preps you for the day with a daily forecast.
Pricing
  • Free to use.
When to use Clockwise for Slack

Use Clockwise for Slack to get the power of the Clockwise calendar assistant, delivered right where you work.

Relevance to remote workers
Clockwise is building intelligent software that is revolutionizing the way remote teams spend their time.