Quip

Docs, tasks, & spreadsheet collaboration with built-in chat

About Quip

Quip is a team collaboration solution which combines document and spreadsheet creation and editing with chat and commenting capabilities, to allow teams to communicate about tasks and projects directly while working on them.

Quip enables users to create and edit documents, spreadsheets, and checklists collaboratively in real time, through the ‘Smart Inbox’ interface, with the ability to filter and star documents to speed up searching. Document revisions are stored so users can track changes, and annotations can be added to spreadsheets and documents. Finished tasks can be checked off on the checklist, keeping all team members informed of which tasks have been completed.

Rather than communicating by email, users can chat directly within a document, with inbuilt 1:1 personal messaging and the ability to comment on any content. @mentions also allow users to direct teammates to individual spreadsheet cells, or insert items such as images and code into documents. User-controlled notifications keep team members updated on any messages or mentions.

Quip works across desktop and mobile, with native iOS and Android apps, and with offline functionality, users can work on documents on the go, with changes being updated whenever there is an internet connection.


Key benefits of Quip

  • Communicate directly within each document or spreadsheet, with direct messaging, commenting, and @mentions.

  • ‘Smart Inbox’ to manage documents, with folder for organizing content.

  • User permissions can be assigned at the group level, or for individual folders.

  • Mobile apps and offline functionality allow users to work on the go, with changes syncing whenever there is an internet connection.

  • Import from and export to Google Drive, Office, Evernote, and more.

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    Quip Software - Quip combines calendars, documents, checklists, and more in one place with native mobile apps for Android and iOS
    Quip Software - Add spreadsheets, tasks, images, and more to documents to add context and visibility
    Quip Software - Add comments and @mentions to any live app so the team can make decisions faster
    Quip Software - Use a familiar interface and 400+ functions to create mega-reports or simple, bite-sized tables
    Quip Software - When conversations, decisions, and edits are right there alongside the document
    Quip Software - Quip enables teams to communicate within and about their work, breaking down silos
    Quip Software - Create shared folders for teams and projects that make documents easy to find and get back to for everyone
    Quip Software - Link and create documents, spreadsheets, and checklists with the Quip component in Salesforce
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    Quip Software - Quip combines calendars, documents, checklists, and more in one place with native mobile apps for Android and iOS
    Quip Software - Add spreadsheets, tasks, images, and more to documents to add context and visibility
    Quip Software - Add comments and @mentions to any live app so the team can make decisions faster
    Quip Software - Use a familiar interface and 400+ functions to create mega-reports or simple, bite-sized tables
    Quip Software - When conversations, decisions, and edits are right there alongside the document
    Quip Software - Quip enables teams to communicate within and about their work, breaking down silos
    Quip Software - Create shared folders for teams and projects that make documents easy to find and get back to for everyone
    Quip Software - Link and create documents, spreadsheets, and checklists with the Quip component in Salesforce

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    Reviews

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    4,4 /5
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    4,2/5
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    4,4/5
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    Sam
    Sam
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    • Industry: Pharmaceuticals
    • Company size: 5 001–10 000 Employees
    • Used Daily for 6-12 months
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    • Likelihood to recommend 9.0 /10

    Perfect for small team word or excel collaboration

    Reviewed on 2017/06/20

    Quip is Perfect for small team, if your team need on time word or excel collaboration, the UI is...

    Quip is Perfect for small team, if your team need on time word or excel collaboration, the UI is beautiful and easy for use, and for small teams, it's totally free.

    Pros

    Best choice for word collaboration.

    Cons

    Optimization need for Chinese doc editing, especially when Chinese docs output to PDF files

    Verified Reviewer
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    • Industry: Computer Software
    • Company size: 1 001–5 000 Employees
    • Used Daily for 2+ years
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    • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

    A fantastic collaboration tool for medium to large sized teams

    Reviewed on 2021/11/12

    Overall my experience has been very positive. Using quip makes the process of writing and sharing...

    Overall my experience has been very positive. Using quip makes the process of writing and sharing documentation a lot more painless and enjoyable. The sleek and responsive UI garners a much better feeling when using the product over others such as the Google suite. It's also fairly functional and I didn't feel like it was lacking any features that I needed.

    Pros

    The ability to easily create and share different types of files such as documents, presentations, spreadsheets etc. and then collaborate on them with the team. The UI feels incredibly smooth and responsive and just feels pleasant to use. The preset formatting options makes life a lot easier when writing up larger documents as it makes documentation pleasant to look at. Able to export documents into their appropriate formats for local download if necessary. Finally, the fact that quip maintains a record of all changes, allowing you to go back to previous states is tremendously useful in case of mistakes etc.

    Cons

    It would be nice if in addition to having preset formatting options, we had control over being able to completely customize formatting.

    Better control over editing photos that have been pasted into a document in quip would also be better. Currently, you cannot completely control the size or position. It would be better if I could place an image whereever I wanted and size it however I liked instead of in its current state where I can only place it in specific quadrants in the content body.

    leslie
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    • Industry: Law Enforcement
    • Company size: 501–1 000 Employees
    • Used Daily for 1-5 months
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    • Likelihood to recommend 2.0 /10

    Why, Why and Why?

    Reviewed on 2019/05/08

    I am continuously asking 'why does it do that'? The UI does not behave as expected, it is inconsiste...

    I am continuously asking 'why does it do that'? The UI does not behave as expected, it is inconsistent and much of what I produce is achieved through trial-and-error (admittedly, I have not had training in Quip, maybe a training course might help to explain some of my Whys).
    Examples:
    Selecting text bottom up produces a different result to selecting text from the top down.
    Only 1 comment per sentence, even though I can select parts of the sentence.
    Impossible to figure out what is going on with columns on a page. (Why is there a blue line that extends for 50% of the column?)
    Why is the folder name listed AFTER the page name? All other applications list a folder structure as Parent folder followed by Child content.
    And finally, why are the predefined formats so inappropriate and not customizable. Their website states "Quip's emphasis on simplicity and on enabling you to create documents that look beautiful and consistent on any device" Sorry to say that it fails. Bullet points and numbered lists that fill 25% of my column with (yet more) white-space are not beautiful.
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    Pros

    Short learning curve.
    Easy to enter text and pictures.
    Keeps a history of changes.
    Organize content by folders.
    You can chat!

    Cons

    Very few features.
    UI is missing standard functionality.
    So much wasted white-space.
    Difficult to navigate and organize because there is no folder structure view.
    Chat feature does not appear to be related to Quip. (If I want to chat in Quip, I want it to be about specific content, not about the weather or some other totally unrelated topic.)

    Jana
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    • Industry: Retail
    • Company size: 10 000+ Employees
    • Used Daily for 1-5 months
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    • Likelihood to recommend 8.0 /10

    Quip as a great collaboration and organizing tool

    Reviewed on 2020/11/27

    I enjoy working with Quip as it is very easy to use and it has a lot of features and tools not only...

    I enjoy working with Quip as it is very easy to use and it has a lot of features and tools not only for time management, project planning it is also very helpful for online collaboration.

    Pros

    Quip is very easy to use and navigate within the software. Basically, it offers you a never-ending list for your notes (very similar to OneNote for example). You can style these notes with basic formatting similar to MS Word: underline and strikethrough words, make them bold, or change them into italics. You can also choose the size of the words but this is a bit limited.
    The best thing about Quip is the collaboration in real-time so you and all your coworkers can be always on the same page and they can edit the list by themselves at the same time.
    Another nice feature of this tool is that you can mention people in the document and assign them to some action.
    Also, you can set up reminders for the actions and you will receive a reminder on your email (usually one day beforehand).
    Besides writing pure text, you can create sheets similar to MS Excel and formate the cells as needed. You can also insert a calendar, a todo-list, and other features.

    Cons

    The text you are writing is always centered way too much on the page meaning there will be a lot of unused space around your text.

    Jeffry
    Jeffry
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    • Used Daily for 2+ years
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    Quip is my one app to create, organize, and collaborate in almost all kinds of documents.

    Reviewed on 2018/05/25

    Pros

    It's very easy to collaborate on a document. You just add people to it. All the changes are logged so you can see all the things that happen to your document. You can also create all kinds of documents on Quip, from the everyday text document and spreadsheet to the specific kanban board and project tracker (with a little help from Live apps).

    Cons

    The app lacks the ability to add tags - which will be very helpful to further organize the documents. It also doesn't hurt to add the font-customization feature so that users can set the look and feel of the working environment to their liking.

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    Quip FAQs

    Below are some frequently asked questions for Quip.

    Quip offers the following pricing plans:

    • Starting from: US$10,00/month
    • Pricing model: Free Version, Subscription
    • Free Trial: Available

    Personal: Free Business: $30/month for 5 users - $12 per user per month after that Enterprise: $25 per user per month

    Quip has the following typical customers:

    2–10, 11–50, 51–200, 201–500, 501–1 000, 1 001–5 000

    Quip supports the following languages:

    Chinese, Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Turkish

    Quip supports the following devices:

    Android (Mobile), iPhone (Mobile), iPad (Mobile)

    Quip integrates with the following applications:

    Dropbox Business, GitHub, Google Docs, IFTTT, Jira, Salesforce Sales Cloud, Slack, Twitter/X, Zapier, Zendesk Suite

    Quip offers the following support options:

    Email/Help Desk, FAQs/Forum, Knowledge Base, Chat

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