9 Subcategories in Communications

Explore, compare and analyse some of the best web-based tools to empower your team through communication: presentations apps, internal comms, video conferencing and more.


KiteDesk

KiteDesk 71

(4)

KiteDesk uncomplicates lead generation. Effortlessly build lead lists. Imagine saving time and getting better at targeting prospects using our on-demand search tool. More Information...

mailspice analytics

mailspice analytics 92

(1)

An email analytics add-on for all email services that tracks more than just opening and click rates, providing you with deep insights into all of your email campaigns. More Information...

Noodle

Noodle

(0)

Noodle Social Intranet Software enables companies to collaborate and share ideas, documents, calendars, forms, and manage projects and workflows within a single secure site. More Information...

Campaign Monitor

Campaign Monitor 88

(1)

Campaign Monitor is a creative email marketing platform to help attract new subscribers, send newsletters and receive detailed progress reports. More Information...

PowToon

PowToon 62

(12)

Powtoon is a drag-and-drop cloud-based animation software for creating videos and presentations. More Information...

GoAnimate

GoAnimate 76

(13)

GoAnimate provides a range of cloud-based drag-and-drop tools to make HQ animated video creation easy for everyone. More Information...

LucidChart

LucidChart 92

(133)

Lucidchart makes drawing diagrams, mind maps, wireframes, flow charts and UML sketches easy. Work on visual communication in real time with colleagues or clients for a fraction of the cost of Microsoft Visio. More Information...

Creately

Creately 73

(15)

Creately is a visual collaboration platform allowing the real-time co-creation of flowcharts, UML diagrams, mind maps, business process models and more. More Information...

Prezi

Prezi 82

(140)

The awesome selling power of Prezi backed by an entire suite of creation, collaboration, and analytics tools designed just for business teams. More Information...

VideoScribe

VideoScribe 71

(2)

VideoScribe is a whiteboard video animation software allowing anyone to create professional-like animations with HD video output. More Information...

Slack

Slack 85

(17)

Slack brings team communication into one place, instantly searchable, archivable and available whenever you go. More Information...

Piktochart

Piktochart 81

(73)

Piktochart is a cloud-based infographic tool allowing users to create professional-grade infographics in as little as 30 minutes. More Information...

Stupeflix Studio

Stupeflix Studio 75

(10)

Stupeflix Studio is an online video creation application that allows photos, videos, maps, text and music to be mixed into great digital video content. More Information...

Yesware

Yesware 82

(40)

Yesware is an email tracking & sales toolkit. Track customer engagement, choose from existing or make your own sales templates, and log calls to CRM right from your inbox. More Information...

Sameroom

Sameroom

(0)

Sameroom is a platform that lets you share chatrooms between teams working with different real-time communication platforms. More Information...

Unrollme

Unrollme

(0)

Unrollme combines all your favorite subscriptions into a single beautiful daily digest email. More Information...


completely free
Projector

Projector

(0)

Projector lets you present instantly and host web meetings with no downloads from your phone, tablet or desktop. More Information...

Canva

Canva 80

(35)

Create graphics for your presentation, website, or blog with a simple drag and drop interface. More Information...

Cognalys

Cognalys 39

(4)

Cognalys is dyed-in-the-wool to serve its customers globally with its international mobile number verification. More Information...

Glip

Glip 69

(14)

Glip is the secure instant messenger designed for teamwork. More Information...

30SecondsMail

30SecondsMail

(0)

30SecondsMail.com is the easiest team management tool on the planet. More Information...

Streak

Streak 76

(12)

Streak solves the frustration of constantly switching between your inbox (where we do our work) & external systems - making it simpler to manage your everyday work processes. More Information...

Freedcamp

Freedcamp 84

(17)

Freedcamp allows you to quickly access and manage every project in your life. One place to stay organized, updated, and productive. More Information...

DynaDo

DynaDo 91

(1)

DynaDo organizes your business email, tasks and files around projects and customers so you can easily find and oversee them. More Information...

Stormboard

Stormboard

(0)

Brainstorm, organize, prioritize and act on the best ideas, in the same room or around the world, on a realtime sticky note whiteboard. More Information...

Aircall

Aircall 72

(26)

Aircall is an easy-to-use and powerful phone support software for SMBs and start-ups. More Information...

WISP

WISP 64

(1)

WISP is a SaaS solution for creating mobile employee handbooks. More Information...

15Five

15Five 79

(4)

15Five is an inter-company employee feedback system that allows you to know the pulse of your company. More Information...

Xtensio

Xtensio 84

(2)

A super flexible platform to create, collaborate, share and present. Documents = Web Pages = Presentations More Information...

Infusionsoft

Infusionsoft 73

(200)

Infusionsoft provides e-mail marketing and sales platforms for small businesses. More Information...

RingCentral

RingCentral 72

(22)

RingCentral is provider of cloud-based phone systems for businesses. More Information...


trial/premium
ToutApp

ToutApp

(0)

The ToutApp is an email management and sales enablement platform, helping salespeople close deals faster with the power of email tracking. More Information...

Knowlarity

Knowlarity

(0)

Knowlarity is a telephony service which replaces traditional communication hardware system with cloud based telephony solutions for small and large businesses. More Information...


freemium
Prevue

Prevue

(0)

Prevue is an easy design presentation and feedback tool for agencies and their clients. More Information...

Highrise

Highrise 95

(1)

Highrise is a flexible contact management that makes it simple for its users to keep up with customers, suppliers, and other business contacts with a web-based CRM system. More Information...

Pie

Pie 83

(32)

Pie is deliciously simple chat for work. Chat. Share files. Send pictures. Brainstorm. Collaborate. On any device. Buckle up for the most powerful chat app you’ve ever seen. More Information...

Zencastr

Zencastr

(0)

Zencastr is a service for podcasters that allows them to record their Skype/Hangouts guests in high quality from their web browser. Simply send them a link and record. More Information...

Stream

Stream

(0)

Stream is an innovative Intranet & Extranet solution that features all your communication & resources on a visual dashboard. More Information...

Contactually

Contactually 74

(92)

Contactually is a web-based customer relationship management suite that allows people to oversee and manage their communication activities through easy to use interface. More Information...

DebugMe

DebugMe 79

(1)

DebugMe is a visual bug tracking solution that saves time to designers, testers, web developers and their clients. More Information...

Collab Email

Collab Email 55

(6)

Collab Email is the right tool to collaborate with your teams and coworkers without leaving your Gmail window. More Information...

Circuit

Circuit

(0)

Circuit helps your team communicate and collaborate, wherever they are. More Information...

Happy Team Check

Happy Team Check

(0)

Happy Team Check helps small and medium-sized businesses get meaningful employee feedback using our anonymous, customizable employee satisfaction surveys. More Information...

G-Lock EasyMail7

G-Lock EasyMail7

(0)

Powerful, In-House Email Marketing Software for Windows More Information...

Buzzstream

Buzzstream 81

(6)

Build Relationships. Build Buzz. Buzzstream helps you to research influencers, manage your relationships, and conduct outreach that’s personalized and efficient. More Information...

CrazyCall

CrazyCall 72

(6)

CrazyCall helps contact centers and sales teams boost performance of their outbound and inbound projects. More Information...

Jostle

Jostle 62

(6)

Jostle's intranet software makes it easy to inform and connect employees to get work done. 5X higher than both traditional employee portals and social intranets. More Information...

Salesbox

Salesbox 78

(10)

Salesbox, the #1 predictive CRM for mobile & successful teams. Collaborate with colleagues, get agile sales processes that give accurate forecasts and get the #1 pipeline view More Information...

Niftio

Niftio 77

(3)

Niftio is a whole presentation platform. Create and deliver stunning presentations, engage with your audience and track your presentation’s performance, all-in-one place. More Information...


completely free
Sinch

Sinch 75

(2)

Sinch is a cloud-based mobile communications platform that enables developers to add voice, video, verification, SMS, and IM into apps with easy to integrate SDKs and APIs. More Information...

Taskworld

Taskworld 95

(3)

Trusted by over 4000 teams across 80 countries, Taskworld allows you to finish work on time, communicate seamlessly and get real-time performance insights. More Information...

SalesHandy

SalesHandy 88

(10)

SalesHandy is a Data analytics and Communication tool which helps to improve Inside sales team’s Performance and Productivity. More Information...

Pepo Campaigns

Pepo Campaigns 85

(1)

Pepo Campaigns provides all the email marketing tools you need to succeed, in a single, easy, affordable solution built on Amazon Web Services More Information...

Tanaza

Tanaza

(0)

Tanaza is the first and only software for multi-vendor cloud-based WiFi management, allowing you to setup and monitor your clients' networks and their free and paid hotspots. More Information...

contactSPACE

contactSPACE

(0)

contactSPACE provides Cloud Contact Centre Technology that helps improve customer conversations, increase productivity and visibility More Information...

SimpleMDM

SimpleMDM

(0)

The definitive Apple device manager for your business. Advanced functionality previously reserved for convoluted enterprise offerings. More Information...

Integrify

Integrify 67

(16)

Integrify provides a lean, scalable and flexible business process automation software platform that is available in the cloud, private cloud or on-premise. More Information...

Toky

Toky 87

(1)

Receive calls from your website, social profiles and regular phones, all in one place. More Information...

Free Call

Free Call

(0)

With Free Call, your visitors can phone or message you in a click. It’s a great way to boost your service, sales and more, and keep customers happy. More Information...

Thingthing

Thingthing 93

(1)

Thingthing is an iOS keyboard that allows you to share your Calendar availability, Dropbox files, Google docs, Todoist tasks, Facebook photos, Instagrams, GIFs, and more! More Information...

Convene

Convene

(0)

Convene is a board meeting software that saves time, effort and cost whilst ensuring accountability and good corporate governance. Used by Fortune 500 and FTSE 100 companies. More Information...

If No Reply

If No Reply 78

(1)

Ridiculously simple email automation that works from your Gmail. Inbound & outbound sales direct from your inbox. Create drip campaigns for new web signups via our API. More Information...

CorvusGPS

CorvusGPS

(0)

CorvusGPS have developed an Online GPS fleet tracking system for companies to lower the workload on their dispatchers and to simplify field services. More Information...

sender.net

sender.net 51

(4)

Sender makes it easy for e-commerce marketers to send effective email marketing campaigns and drive more revenue. More Information...

Nectar Desk

Nectar Desk

(0)

Nectar Desk is a provider of call center software solutions for a wide variety of industries. More Information...

Vaultastic

Vaultastic

(0)

The easiest, most secure email archiving solution yet! More Information...

Zola Suite

Zola Suite

(0)

Zola Suite provides next generation, cloud-based practice management software to solo, small and mid-sized law firms. More Information...

Raccoon MX

Raccoon MX

(0)

Raccoon MX is an email forwarding service, targeted towards users with numerous domains that are interested in having emails for each be directed towards one central inbox. More Information...


trial/premium
Applozic

Applozic

(0)

Applozic provides Cloud Based Custom Messaging platform for end-to-end communication in Mobile and Web Apps. A simple analogy is we are "White Label WhatsApp" for Enterprises More Information...

Dialer360

Dialer360

(0)

Dialer360 is a top Call Center Solution Provider with full Omni-Channel capabilities. Communicate with your customers using Email, Chat, Voice, Sms and Social Media. More Information...

AVOXI Core

AVOXI Core

(0)

The AVOXI Core Cloud PBX phone system allows businesses to manage their global & local communications online. Just choose your toll free & local numbers to get started. More Information...


premium only
Versature

Versature

(0)

Versature provides cloud-based VoIP communication solutions to Canadian based businesses, boasting superior, cost-effective technology and Canadian-based support since 2003. More Information...

Mikogo

Mikogo 65

(8)

Screen Sharing has never been so easy. Mikogo 100% browser-based for participants. No downloads. No Flash. Free account for both commercial and private use. More Information...

SendPulse

SendPulse 85

(16)

Maximize e-mail marketing open rates automatically. Send marketing and transactional email, sms and webpush. More Information...

LiveTiles

LiveTiles

(0)

All-in-one solution for content, collaboration and integrations. Create beautifully engaging sites on SharePoint & Office 365 and give teams a winning user experience. No code. More Information...

X5

X5

(0)

Great for lead gen and companies with advanced outbound calling and texting needs. TCPA, FCC, and CRTC compliant when used correctly. More Information...


premium only
Close Global

Close Global 72

(65)

Cloud-based video conferencing software connecting devices you already have to EVERY other device or platform, without the need for additional hardware or downloads. More Information...


trial/premium
Tenfold

Tenfold

(0)

Tenfold is a sales performance application that greatly enhances your sales, marketing, and CRM capabilities. More Information...

AgentDrive

AgentDrive

(0)

The data-driven sales, marketing and advertising platform for real professionals. More Information...

NoviSign

NoviSign

(0)

NoviSign is a digital signage software company with a SaaS (cloud) solution for Android, Windows and Chrome OS players. The solution has interactive and dynamic abilities. More Information...

Poppulo

Poppulo

(0)

Transform your internal communications with attractive, engaging emails that are highly personalized, interactive and can be targeted for specific audiences. More Information...

Screenfluence

Screenfluence

(0)

Screenfluence provides businesses with the ability to remotely manage and showcase their digital content on any display. More Information...

Reach

Reach

(0)

iPhone app that lets you write one message and send it to any sized group of people, across multiple platforms, while keeping each message personalized with the names of the recipients. More Information...

Communications Software Guide

What is Communications Software?

Communications software primarily focuses on solutions that provide any form of communications between co-workers, production teams and management, colleagues on site or in different locations, etc. One of the main subcategories of formal and informal communication is centered on email software and platforms. This category also houses other types of business and personal communications like telephony and VoIP services as well as video conferencing. Software solutions that provide support to in-house communications can be found in the internal communications subcategory. We also included presentation programs and platforms in this category as they are a form of communication tools that serve the purpose of transferring information. A great deal of correspondence is dependant on mobile devices and these communication solutions are housed under an appropriate subcategory.

Communication is at the core of both business and private life and this category should allow you to quickly discover, compare and review solutions that serve one purpose, or unified communications demands that allow you to combine all sorts of connectivity features.


How to Choose Communications Software

With so many forms of communication required in the day-to-day of a business, one of the key factors in the decision-making process regarding software solutions of this kind is the intended use. Most of the tools used in digital communications are task specific like email or VoIP services. And while many can perform multiple functions, picking a specific subcategory will enable you to connect with people and perform tasks more efficiently and with ease.

Another important factor is the number of people you are trying to connect and communicate with on a daily basis. Managing internal communications and separating business from personal exchange can be a daunting task, especially if you have a lot of correspondence and there is a hierarchy involved. Software solutions can drastically vary depending on the number of people that are included in the conversation.

Integrations are important. When looking for a communications solution, you should think about the possibility of integrating it with other services and tools you are familiar or dependent on. This is especially true if you are planning to pick more than one software from this category. Managing emails and files go hand in hand and the ability to integrate the two could streamline your communication and increase productivity.

Finally, you should take into consideration the versatility of the available tools within a communication platform. Attaching documents, sharing files and information, linking content and outside services are all required as an option when it comes to business correspondence. Prior to picking a platform that will suit your communication needs, you should compare and review which of them offer the best features and an easy setup process.


Subcategories of Communications Software

  • Email: This subcategory houses solutions that provide digital correspondence services. Emails are at the core of both business and personal communication and are responsible for a majority of exchanges. Email solutions can vary through all the consideration factors mentioned and depending on the intended use, the number of people involved and the versatility, you have plenty of options to choose from. Ranging from simple solutions that offer the basic email sending functionality to complex ones that allow you to schedule emails and other tasks, using temporary mail servers and integrated functions like sales and conversion rate tracking.
  • Internal Communication: Solutions in this subcategory are focused on communication within the company or creative teams themselves. Collaboration remains as one of the cornerstones of successful business and the ability to get the right information to the right people on time is paramount. Whether you need to connect with individuals in your organization, conduct group correspondence, or brainstorm ideas and track progress, you will find communication software solutions in this subcategory that will cover your bases, streamline the exchange between your co-workers, and provide insight into the core of the business processes for efficient management.
  • Mobile: This software category offers solutions that are specific to mobile phones. Global internet connectivity is best utilized using communication tools that improve your business and personal life alike. Managing all sorts of exchanges while being outside the office has become pretty much standard these days and there are plenty of solutions that offer communication features like file transfer and sharing, calendar, and scheduling, workforce management, instant messaging and chat, etc.
  • Presentations: Software from this category is used for creating presentations and sharing them with your clients and co-workers. With much of the work being segmented and divided amongst people, presentations are often the best way of communicating data to a wide range of audiences. This subcategory offers solutions that enable you to create visual presentations, create charts and infographics, share diagrams and mind maps that will help your audience understand data better.
  • Telephony: Telephony remains one of the most widespread forms of communications and as such, deserves a segment on its own. Many businesses depend on telephony to perform sales, create leads, conduct marketing and provide customer services. This subcategory houses solutions that will enable you to perform these tasks and conduct communication with clients, customers and co-workers.
  • Unified Communications: This subcategory lists communication software solutions that combine features of of other categories. This segment will allow you to discover and compare software products that will streamline your communication by providing you multiple services through a unified interface. Solutions from this list combine features like VoIP services and telephony with internal communication and IT management.
  • Video Conferencing: Software products in this communications segment offer video calls and conferencing services. These solutions provide two-way audio and video communication regardless the participating parties’ location. Saving time and money by avoiding travel is an important aspect in modern business. Communicating data and performing webinars and eMeetings are just some of the features offered by software solutions in this segment. You can also use these platforms to video chat with friends and family and for other personal needs.
  • VoIP: The Voice over IP subcategory deals with platforms specifically designed to provide calls over the Internet. Communication globalized the way we do business and connect with people. Being able to get in touch with friends and co-workers regardless of their location should be a priority. VoIP solutions found their way into sales management and customer satisfaction segments as they provide an efficient way of calling people without worrying about the location and additional operating costs.

Latest User Reviews in Communications

Pepo Campaigns
Martina Canevari, -
"Great New Email Marketing Cloud "

mailspice analytics
Steffen Busch, Consultant - Summit Sportmarketing
"Mailspice for customer centric steering "

Geekbot
Pulkit Agrawal, Mentor (UX and User Onboarding) - 500 Startups
"Great for remote teams"

Campaign Monitor
Arnaldo Serrano Orozco, Investment Advisor - INGESOFT
"Great email marketing tool"

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