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Where communities thrive

Gitter is a chat and networking platform that helps to manage, grow and connect communities through messaging, content and discovery.

Learn more about creating communities and creating rooms.
  • Free without limits

    Enjoy free public and private communities with unlimited people, message history and integrations.
  • Simple to create

    Simply create your community and start talking - no need to set up any invitation services.
  • Quick to grow

    Grow your community in no time with our easy sharing tools.
  • Out in the open

    Let your community be discovered! With Gitter, everyone can find your community in our directory and via search engines.

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Designed for community collaboration

Gitter is designed to make community messaging, collaboration and discovery as smooth and simple as possible. You can easily create, organise and grow your communities, inviting others to join just in one click.

We also provide integrations with GitHub, Trello, Jenkins, Travis CI, Heroku, Sentry, BitBucket, HuBoard, Logentries, Pagerduty & Sprintly. We accept custom webhooks, have an open source repository for integrations as well as a flexible API.

Gitter loves
Chris Nicholson, Deeplearning4j:

We have an engineering team and open source community distributed over several continents, but the conversation lives in one place - and that's Gitter.

Valentin Anastase, Freezing Moon:

Other communication solutions for the projects I’ve been involved in were far from ideal. Switching to Gitter was one of the best decisions I've made and there's no going back now.

Troy McConaghy, BigchainDB developer:

Gitter is the main way people contact us to ask questions about BigchainDB. I guess it just feels more open, immediate and personal.

Krishna Srinivas, Minio:

Gitter is the IRC of the post-IRC era. It has helped us at Minio build and connect with our community really well.

Sam Saccone, Marionette.js Lead:

Gitter has helped to bring the Marionette community together, turning it into a thriving collaborative environment that has been exceedingly beneficial to both our endusers and maintainers.

David Dias, LXJS Conference Organiser:

Gitter was an essential tool, not only for organising LXJS but to create a thriving community amongst our attendees before, during and even after the conference.

Doge, Chief Woofing Officer:

Wow chat. Much awesome.

Loved by our users

Gitter is nothing without the people using it day in and day out.

We asked a few people what Gitter means to them, this is what they had to say. If you love Gitter, Tweet us @gitchat and we'll update these quotes every month.

Get Gitter now!

Gitter is available in all modern browsers as well as apps for desktops and mobile phones.

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Mac users on 10.9 or lower, download here.

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We also have a sweet little IRC bridge.

Our efforts are focused on the webapp which is the backbone of the mobile/desktop apps but mainly focused on the web experience. There are a number of bugs in these desktop/mobile clients and they spread the Gitter team too thin for us to give them proper attention. The apps are open-source if you want to tackle something particularly annoying to you. (desktop, iOS, Android)