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How does Crisp compare with Helpwise? What's the best shared inbox, live chat or help center software around the world? What is the best alternative to Helpwise? Discover why Crisp is a great alternative to Helpwise.

Helpwise is part of a software company called SaaSLab, founded by Gaurav Sharma in 2016. Helpwise has been created to answer a problem the teams at SaaSLab were facing while building awesome projects: collaborations and responsiveness on multiple channels.

Helpwise was founded in late 2019 as a shared inbox software for businesses around the world. Funny to think they are younger than Crisp! At the begining, Crisp was just a live chat software but grew up to be an all-in-one multichannel customer support platform offering a shared inbox and many other features for companies around the world.

What the team at Helpwise is doing is great but if you're looking for an alternative, here is why you should consider Crisp.

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Reason #1

Offer a simple international customer support strategy

Nowadays, borders have dispared thanks to internet. Customers can come from anywhere. Using Crisp, you'll have access to LiveTranslate which will helps your team to speak as a native. Sometimes, customers are not fluent in English or in your native language, which is normal! Being able to be on the same foot makes the customer experience much better.

Translate your messages on every channel, straight from your shared inbox.

Reason #2

Make your live chat experience unforgettable

The best companies realize that crafting a world-class customer experience builds sustainable growth. On the other side, websites and software tend to become more and more complex, at every stage of the customer lifecycle.

To help customers, Crisp offers the ability to start a video chat with your users to assist them. You can even share your screen without any additional plugin!

With our video chat software, our customers can assist their users in real-time, close more deals and better understand UX issues. Combine co-browsing with video chat conversations to make your experience even more powerful

Reason #3

Build customer portals for a personalized experience

Build a dedicated customer portal so each of your customer can have a unique view of what is going on with their request. For your team? it's the exact same process, all the inquiries are sent through the shared inbox so agents can benefit from our dedicated features: routing, canned responses, chatbot and more!

Reason #4

Bring customers' experience to another level

Having a live chat is great, but what about modern features? Just as you would be guided by a store merchant in a physical store, you can guide your website visitors in real-time using co-browsing.

To help customers, Crisp offers the ability to co-browse with your users. You can even take control of their screen without any additional plugin! With our co-browsing and screen-sharing software, our customers can assist their users in real-time, close more deals and better understand UX issues.

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Highest Plan

Highest monthly plan as displayed on the pricing page

Chat Seat Included

Number of seats included in the highest plan

Additional seat

The cost for each additional seat added to the monthly bill


Number of contacts allowed for the plan

Annual billing for 10 users

Total yearly price to be paid


Platform that works in the browser, no need to download any software

Mobile Apps

Ability to work from Android or iOS

Desktop Apps

Ability to install dedicated software for Windows and MacOS

Customers' ratings

Measure customers' satisfaction through dedicated surveys

Routing rules

Route and assign conversations manually or automatically between teams

Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Email & WhatsApp

Centralize inbound messages from messaging apps

Private notes & mentions

Collaborate in real-time with teammates


Setup alerts to follow-up on specific cases


Build custom behaviors through dedicated APIs

Visitor Banning

Ban abusive visitors or customers from contacting you

File sharing

Share files through multiple channels

Canned responses

Acces templated messages from a shared library

Contact form

Add a contact form on your website

Customer portal

Centralize tickets into an individual view for each customer

Visitors details

Get visitors' details when you receive a message

Javascript integration

The live chat is loaded using Javascript

Chat trigger

Push proactive messages through the chatbox

Live chat Web SDK

Build custom behaviors for your live chat using Javascript code

Message Sneak-peek

See what the user is writing before the message is sent

Live translate

Automatically translate messages on mulitple channels

Chat transcript

Send a sum up of the conversation


Personalize the way the chatbox is displayed

Co Browsing

Access customers' screen to co-browse with no additional plugin


Ability to be used through multiple websites

Video and audio calls

Start an audio or video call from the live chat with no additional plugin

Speed Impact

The time it takes the live chat to be fully loaded

Branding removal

Prevent the brand's vendor to be displayed


Adapt the live chat context to customers' language

Chatbot builder

Craft chatbot scenarios without coding skills

Draft scenarios

Experience chatbot workflow in draft mode

Input fields

Form and lead capture through chatbot

Keyword intents

Trigger chatbot based on specific keywords

Condition blocks

Adapt the behavior on specific conditions

Chatbot API

Connect external data or craft custom chatbot scenarios

Targeting options

Personalize the list of targeted users

Dynamic data

Insert dynamic data in your templates

Email & Chat sequences

Push sequences on multiple channels


Save and manage email or chat templates

Knowledge base

Create a help center for your customers and leads


Personalize interactions with Javascript

Password protected

Protect your articles with a password


Make your articles available in multiple languages


Customize the look and feel of your knowledge base

Custom domain name

Attach the knowledge base available to your domain

User profile

Detailed view of your customers' information

Advanced filters

Create customized list of users

Tags & Segments

Tag group of users to gather them under one flag

CRM integrations

Connect your inbox with leading CRMs

Zapier Integration

Connect your inbox with Zapier

Contact import

Import contact from a file

User activity

See users' activity on your website


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