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Dropbox Paper vs. Samepage

Real-time editing beyond text

Dropbox and Samepage both have live multimedia-capable pages, so your team can edit text or take notes on the same document simultaneously. But Samepage supports more - from shared calendars to Google Maps to other file sharing services you may already use. With Samepage you can add files from Microsoft OneDrive, Box, Dropbox, and Egnyte.

Chat vs comments

Dropbox Paper lets you comment and share in-line feedback on documents. With Samepage you can chat with your team in real-time right alongside a collection of documents, on any specific document, or 1-on-1 or with any of your co-workers. This kind of flexibility allows you to get a quick overview of activity and drill down to the details when necessary.

Feature Comparison Summary

Most modern collaboration platforms have a ton of features. That's why we've categorized them into the high level feature groups below. Each platform receives a score based on the number of features they have in each category. Expand a category to see the details of each feature within the group.

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Teams & People

Everyone works on a team. Different tools treat teams and team members differently. See how these tools handle teams and team members:

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38%
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Teams

Create secure spaces to organize and manage projects and departments.

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Team Owners

Select the gatekeepers of important team security settings and more.

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Members

Members are usually fellow coworkers and are allowed to collaborate in all open teams.

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Guests

Guests are usually people outside of your organization with limited access to specified content.

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Sub-Teams

Group multiple sub-teams under a parent team to organize departmental projects & more.

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Search

Easily search for team content, conversations, & people across all of your projects on any device.

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Multi-team Guests

Give any guest access to content in more than one team.

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Private Teams

These teams can only be seen and accessed by those who've been explicitly invited.

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Communication

All collaboration tools should have real-time communication built in to help teams share ideas, make decisions, and move work forward.

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11%
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Instant Messaging

Chat privately via text, voice, or video with any member or guest in your organization.

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Group Chat

Chat privately via text, voice or video with an invited group of people.

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Team Chat

Chat with an entire team in a single easy-to-use chat space.

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Page Chat

See the entire history of a project's conversations alongside its files, tasks, images, videos, reports, etc.

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Content Chat Threads

Keep your comments tied to specific files and content.

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Voice & Video Calls

Start a video call for a face-to-face conversation with anyone across the world.

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Inbox

A streaming feed of unread or recent comments, reminders, and alerts across all teams & projects visible to you.

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Group Video Calling

Hold an unlimited number of simultaneous voice & video conference calls alongside your project content.

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Emojis smile emoji

Brighten chat messages with a large library of charming emojis.

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18

Content Management

Collaboration is about more than conversation. It's about creating content and using the right tools to get it done together.

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33%
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Team Pages

Co-author content & chat about it in one place. Add tasks, files, etc. @Mention pages in comments to create links for easy access.

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Real-Time Collaboration

Create & edit content with your team in real time, from any device. Take notes, co-author documents, assign tasks, & share ideas easily.

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Track Changes

See exactly who made each change on a page and approve or reject them one-by-one or all at once.

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Diagrams

Easily create and share flowcharts, process diagrams, org charts, kanban boards, etc.

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Videos

Does the app support web videos?

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Image Galleries

Upload, share, and discuss image files.

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Surveys

Create surveys or polls to collect quantifiable feedback from others.

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Tables

Built-in formulas and functions let you create sophisticated spreadsheets.

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Google Maps

Include a map of your event location so everyone knows where they need to be.

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HTML

Add HTML embed codes to share rich content like infographics, slides, and more.

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Code snippets

Share and co-author snippets of syntax-highlighted code in a wide variety of languages.

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Markdown

Use markdown syntax to easily customize your page content.

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Timestamps

Insert the current date and time anywhere on a page with a click to record when something important happened.

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Presenter Mode

Easily turn a page into a slideshow presentation and say goodbye to the hassles of Powerpoint.

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Page Tags

Hashtags in page titles let you filter page lists down to #reports, #meetingNotes, etc.

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Page Sharing

Share a page with anyone on Samepage, even if they aren't part of your team.

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Public Page Sharing

Allow anyone to view shared content simply by visiting a link. No signup required.

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Page History

View a complete history of page edits and see exactly who made them.

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File Management

Just because your team is in one place doesn't mean your files are. See which tools help you keep your documents in one place, and under control.

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File Sharing

Store and share files within that tool. Doesn't include cloud file integrations/access.

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File Synchronization

Synchronize online files with copies stored on your hard drive. Great for easily updating an entire team's locally stored files and for offline access.

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Direct File Editing

Edit and save files directly from the service.

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Cloud File Integration

Collaborate on cloud files stored on other services with integrations - some services have very limited integrations.

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Sync Status & History

See the status and history of file synchronizations across all teams and projects.

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File Version History

Keep versions and revisions of your files, so you can go back any time.

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Task Management

Keep projects on track, and the work distributed with built-in task management.

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22%
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Team Task Lists

Keep task lists organized in separate teams. Sort by priority, due date, & more.

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Task Assignees

Create a to-do list, add task details, and delegate to anyone in your organization.

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My Tasks

View and manage tasks for all your projects in one place.

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Recurring Tasks

Set a single task to repeat as often as you need.

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Sub-Tasks

Create a list of sub-tasks within a larger task.

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Task Participants

Add several team members to the same task for shared responsibility.

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Task Progress Tracker

Track progress on projects and milestones with built-in task management.

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Filterable Task Lists

Handy task filters help you see what team members have on their plate, so you can distribute tasks effectively.

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Copy and Assign Tasks

Easily replicate the same task for multiple people to complete.

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Shared Calendars

Hey, where is everybody? Your collaboration tool should keep you on top of the latest events.

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Events

Add calendar events and deadlines so you're always on top of your time.

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Personal Calendar

View all events within your organization on one calendar.

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Recurring Events

Calendar events that can be set up to repeat daily, weekly, monthly, etc.

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Team Calendars

See at a glance all the events happening within your team on a shared team calendar.

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Calendar Subscriptions

Add events in Samepage to iCal calendars like Apple Calendar, Outlook, Google Calendar, and more.

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Event Email Notifications

Automatically send event invites & updates to attendees with attached .ics files for native calendars.

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Notifications

A great collaboration tool needs to help you find what you're looking for, and stay on top of updates with notifications.

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33%
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Mobile Ringing

Get notified on your phone when someone is trying to connect with you via voice or video call.

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Desktop and Mobile Notifications

Get real-time updates from your team on your desktop, tablet, or mobile device.

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@Person Mentions

Mention a person by name in a chat message to draw their attention to red-dot notifications with the "@" symbol instead of a number.

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Task & Event Reminders

Get notified through red dots and push notifications about upcoming deadlines, meetings, and events.

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Email Summary

Opt to receive email summaries of updates you missed.

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Online Indicators

Keep up to date with changes with context specific notifications in the app.

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Typing Indicators

See who is currently typing a chat message that has not yet been shared in a conversation.

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Out of Office Indicator

A visual indicator letting others know that while you may be online, you're on the road makin' big moves.

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Page Locking

Automatic page comments let everyone know who locked or unlocked a page for editing.

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Multi-Language Support

Working with a global team? With multi-language support, it's easy to co-author documents, assign tasks, and manage projects across borders.

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10%
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English

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Czech (Čeština)

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Chinese - simplified (中文)

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German (Deutsch)

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French (Français)

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Italian (Italiano)

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Japanese (日本語)

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Portuguese (Português)

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Russian (Русский)

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Spanish (Español)

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Desktop & Mobile Apps

You should be able to move seamlessly between desktop and mobile.

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40%
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Web Browser

Access all of your content and connect with your coworkers from any browser.

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Mac OS

Get more done with a native MacOS client.

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Windows

A native windows app helps you get more done with improved functionality.

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iOS

Collaborate with coworkers from your iPhone or iPad.

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Android

Collaborate with coworkers from your Android device.

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App Integrations

Integration is the name of the game. A great collaboration tool should play nice with the tools your team already uses.

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22%
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External Calendars

Subscribe to in-app calendars from external calendar apps like Calendar on a Mac.

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Dropbox

Keep content and conversations together. Collaborate on Dropbox files with your team.

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Google Drive

Add Google Drive files to centralize documents, tasks, and other information.

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Microsoft OneDrive

Attach OneDrive files for your team to easily access and edit.

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Box

Add Box files to a page and chat right alongside your cloud content.

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Egnyte

Safely access and share Egnyte files directly from Samepage.

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Google Maps

Integrate with Google Maps to easily display locations in-app.

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YouTube

Embed and watch YouTube videos in-app.

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Vimeo

Watch Vimeo videos in-app.

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Draw.io

Draw simple & complex multi-functional diagrams to explain processes and more.

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Facebook

Stay up-to-date about activity on the most popular social media site.

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Twitter

Share tweets on pages and keep an eye on any tweets about your brand.

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Instagram

Liven up a page with visual content from Instagram.

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Pinterest

Another fun and social way to make a page more informative.

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SlideShare

When Samepage's own 'Presentation Mode' won't do, bring it in from SlideShare.

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Google Plus

Share Google Plus posts on a page to prevent wandering off track while on the clock.

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SSO Integration

Single-Sign On (SSO) makes it easy for admins at large organizations to manage user access.

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Zapier

Zapier makes it easy to connect a wide variety of apps together and consolidate workflows.

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Administrative Tools

Who watches the watchmen? Your collaboration tool should help spread responsibility and empower admins.

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Admin Role

Supports admin level accounts with special powers and responsibilities.

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Restore from Trash

Restore deleted content and files from the trash.

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Hide the "Everyone" Team

A place to communicate and share with everyone in the organization.

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Team Archiving

A project may be done, but not forgotten. Archive stuff for safe keeping.

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User Manager Role

A specific role for managing people - without the other Admin powers.

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Content Manager Mode

A mode for Admins to access and manage any team in an organization.

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Customer Success & Support

We all get by with a little help from our friends. The best collaboration apps have friends to help you get where you're going.

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33%
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Email Support

Reach out with questions or comments via email. We'll get back to you in a jiffy.

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In-App Private Support

Connect with a dedicated support team from within the app.

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Phone Support

Can you get someone on the phone when you need help?

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