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Compare Samepage and Quip

At a glance:

Create all the content

Both Quip and Samepage are all about creating and editing documents in real time. Samepage works with more file types, including multi-media, while Quip focuses on basic office type files. Plus, Samepage has direct file editing, full revision history, and if you delete something on accident, with Samepage you can get it back. Quip can't do that.

Manage your workflows

Each document is part of a larger project in your team. With Samepage you can manage tasks, track task progress, and manage events on a shared calendar. With Quip, well, you'll need to find another app to handle all the non-document stuff.

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.

Samepage
44%
Quip
7

Teams & People

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

Samepage
29%
Quip

Teams

Organize your work and conversations into smaller teams instead of just one big team.

Samepage
Quip

Team Owner

Can you distribute powers to more than just admins? Team owners limit the # of admins while giving teams more flexibility to execute.

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Quip

Members

Connect with your colleagues to create, discuss, and finish projects.

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Quip

Guests

Add users to collaborate on specific projects without giving them access to all of your projects and files.

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Quip

Sub-Teams

Create a "team within a team" to collaborate with a specific group of people.

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Quip

Multi-team Guests

Allow guests to be a member of more than one team

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Quip

Private Teams

Create a secret team only you and the team members you invite can see.

Samepage
Quip
10

Communication

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

Samepage
50%
Quip

Direct Messaging

Message just 1-on-1 with a coworker instead of the whole team.

Samepage
Quip

Team Chat

Chat in a dedicated chat room for your team.

Samepage
Quip

Group Chat

Send a chat message to any group of people in your organization.

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Quip

Page Chat

Collaborate in context. Have a discussion alongside your page.

Samepage
Quip

Voice and Direct Video Calling

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

Samepage
Quip

Text Quoting

Highlight and quote text on a page or chat conversation for added context.

Samepage
Quip

Content-based chat threads

Keep your comments tied to specific files and content.

Samepage
Quip

Inbox

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

Samepage
Quip

Emojis smile emoji

Brighten chat messages with a large library of charming emojis.

Samepage
Quip

Group Video Calling

Get your distributed team on a video call without leaving the Samepage app. Let them hold an unlimited number of separate video calls at the same time.

Samepage
Quip
16

Content Management

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

Samepage
31%
Quip

Real-Time Collaboration

Create and edit content online with others in real time.

Samepage
Quip

Team Pages

All your work takes place right on a page. Create or add any type of content to share and collaborate with your team.

Samepage
Quip

Page Sharing

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

Samepage
Quip

Track Changes

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

Samepage
Quip

Diagrams

Drag and drop graphics, arrows, and other diagram imagery to easily create and share flow charts, process diagrams, org charts, network diagrams, etc.

Samepage
Quip

Videos

Does the app support web videos?

Samepage
Quip

Surveys

Create surveys or polls to collect quantifiable feedback from others.

Samepage
Quip

Images

Upload, share, and discuss image files.

Samepage
Quip

Tables

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

Samepage
Quip

Google Maps

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

Samepage
Quip

HTML

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

Samepage
Quip

Code snippets

Share snippets of syntax-highlighted code in a wide variety of languages for a multi-author code-editing experience.

Samepage
Quip

Public Page Sharing

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

Samepage
Quip

Presenter Mode

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

Samepage
Quip

Page Locking

Lock a page to prevent edits to files or content on the page.

Samepage
Quip

Page History

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

Samepage
Quip
5

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.

Samepage
80%
Quip

File Sharing

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

Samepage
Quip

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.

Samepage
Quip

Direct File Editing

Edit and save files directly from the service.

Samepage
Quip

Cloud File Integration

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

Samepage
Quip

File Version History

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

Samepage
Quip
9

Task Management

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

Samepage
22%
Quip

Task Assignees

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

Samepage
Quip

My Tasks

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

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Quip

Team Task List

See all the tasks for your team in one place.

Samepage
Quip

Recurring Tasks

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

Samepage
Quip

Sub-Tasks

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

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Quip

Task Participants

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

Samepage
Quip

Task Progress Tracker

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

Samepage
Quip

Filterable Task Lists

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

Samepage
Quip

Copy and Assign Tasks

Easily replicate the same task for multiple people to complete.

Samepage
Quip
6

Shared Calendars

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

Samepage
17%
Quip

Events

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

Samepage
Quip

Recurring Events

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

Samepage
Quip

My Calendar

View all events within your organization on one calendar.

Samepage
Quip

Team Calendar

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

Samepage
Quip

Calendar Subscription

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

Samepage
Quip

Event Email Notifications

Automatically send event invitations and updates via email to users and non-users alike with attached .ics files for native calendar compatibility.

Samepage
Quip
11

App Integrations

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

Samepage
36%
Quip

Google Drive

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

Samepage
Quip

Microsoft OneDrive

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

Samepage
Quip

Dropbox

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

Samepage
Quip

Box

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

Samepage
Quip

Egnyte

Safely access and share Egnyte files directly from Samepage.

Samepage
Quip

Google Maps

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

Samepage
Quip

YouTube

Embed and watch YouTube videos in-app.

Samepage
Quip

Vimeo

Watch Vimeo videos in-app.

Samepage
Quip

External Calendars

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

Samepage
Quip

Zapier

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

Samepage
Quip

SSO Integration

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

Samepage
Quip
10

Notifications & Search

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

Samepage
40%
Quip

Search

Find documents, messages, and content with search.

Samepage
Quip

Review Later

Mark important items and messages to review later.

Samepage
Quip

Desktop and Mobile Notifications

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

Samepage
Quip

In-Product Notifications

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

Samepage
Quip

Email Summary

Opt to receive email summaries of updates you missed.

Samepage
Quip

Page Tags

Add hashtags to page titles to filter large team page lists down to #reports, #campaigns, or any hashtag you like.

Samepage
Quip

@Person Mentions

Use '@person mention' to call out to a team member.

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Quip

@Page Mentions

Easy contextual linking - link to pages with just an @

Samepage
Quip

@File Mentions

Use '@file mention' on pages or in chat messages to provide a link a specific file in a team's FILES section.

Samepage
Quip

Out of Office Indicator

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

Samepage
Quip
10

Multi-Language Support

Working with a global team? With multi-language support, it's easy to collaborate across borders.

Samepage
90%
Quip

English

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Quip

Chinese - simplified (中文)

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Quip

Czech (Čeština)

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Quip

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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Quip
4

Desktop & Mobile Apps

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

Samepage
Quip

Mac OS

Get more done with a native MacOS client.

Samepage
Quip

Windows

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

Samepage
Quip

iOS

Take your work on-the-go with native apps for iOS.

Samepage
Quip

Android

See which services offer a native Android application.

Samepage
Quip
6

Administrative Tools

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

Samepage
33%
Quip

Admin Role

Supports admin level accounts with special powers and responsibilities.

Samepage
Quip

Restore from Trash

Restore deleted content and files from the trash.

Samepage
Quip

Hide the "Everyone" Team

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

Samepage
Quip

Team Archiving

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

Samepage
Quip

User Manager Role

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

Samepage
Quip

Content Manager Mode

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

Samepage
Quip
3

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.

Samepage
33%
Quip

Email Support

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

Samepage
Quip

Customer Success Coach

A personal coach to make sure you're on the same page with us.

Samepage
Quip

Phone Support

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

Samepage
Quip

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