I know I’ve been saying this a lot, but @usetwist is so much better than Slack on the desktop. There are some UI oddities, and things that could be simpler (switching teams) but it is so, so, so much faster to load and use, and so resource light. You should try it!
Twist vs Slack
Convert chaos into calmness
Trade cluttered chats for organized conversations
Slack is a mess of content
Multiple topics get jumbled together inside Slack’s Channels. It’s exhausting and time-consuming to follow along. Context gets lost in a matter of minutes.
Twist stays neatly organized
Twist organizes discussions into threads that stay on topic and in context. Information remains neatly structured and easy to find (even years later).
81% of teams report more efficient teamwork after switching to Twist.
Switch bite-sized Slack-tivity for true transparency
Information gets buried in Slack
With so much noise in Slack, it's easy to miss important messages. People start defaulting to DMs – today, 70% of Slack usage is private. Knowledge gets siloed and transparency suffers.
Twist preserves team knowledge
Information in Twist is easily discoverable by default. And because the full context of each thread is preserved (forever), it promotes a more transparent culture, greater self-sufficiency, and fewer meetings.
Replace fragmented communication with rich collaboration
Conversations fracture in Slack
Slack’s real-time-only nature makes thoughtful conversations nearly impossible. Team communication ends up fracturing further into emails, meetings, and documents.
In Twist, they flourish
Twist is an all-in-one tool: Threads provide space to troubleshoot tough problems and have in-depth discussions about real work. Direct Messages are convenient for quick questions or just to socialize.
Twist is the top-rated Slack alternative
Twist is the best Slack alternative for teams that prioritize real work
for teams who respect each other's time and attention
Important information gets buried
Discussions stay on-topic & in context
Stressful pressure to respond ASAP
Respond calmly when you're ready
Key conversations get siloed
Information is easily accessible
One line at a time, all the time
Thoughtful conversations thrive in threads
Twist is for people who hate constant notifications
Twist is like Slack without the annoying distractions
Twist offers collaboration without the endless pings and digressions of Slack
Twist is one of the first true alternatives to Slack I've seen
Where do I learn more about Twist?
We invite you to learn about how Twist’s features work and why so many teams already switched. You can also see a short video of Twist in action and revise these handy tips for new teams who are ready to get started.
What pricing plans does Twist offer?
Twist’s Free plan provides 30 days worth of retrievable archives. Twist’s Unlimited plan costs just $5/month/user and provides access to archived content (forever). There are no data storage limits in the Unlimited plan. Learn more and compare our plans.
Yes! Twist already integrates with 15+ other apps including Zapier, GitHub and Todoist. We’re constantly working to add more integrations and welcome any suggestions you may have. In addition, we offer an API for those who are keen to create their own integrations.
Can I import data from Slack?
Yes! You can preserve previous discussions by importing your team’s Channels and Users from Slack or Stride. Learn how here.