Slack is placing its costs up in September, alongside some large adjustments to its free plan. It’s the primary worth enhance since Slack launched in 2014, however will solely have an effect on customers of Slack’s “Professional” plan. On September 1st, month-to-month Professional subscriptions will enhance from $8 to $8.75 per consumer per thirty days, and annual Professional subscriptions will enhance from $6.67 to $7.25 per consumer per thirty days.
The worth will increase will solely impression Professional clients worldwide, and never firms on Slack’s Enterprise Plus or customized enterprise plans. There’s a approach to keep away from the worth will increase for an additional yr, although. Present annual Professional subscribers can lock within the present annual price for an additional yr by renewing their subscription early earlier than September 1st. Month-to-month Professional subscribers may swap to the annual price earlier than September 1st and hold the present $6.67 per consumer per thirty days price for a yr.
Slack can be making some large adjustments to its free plan. At present, free Slack servers present the final 10,000 messages and as much as 5GB of uploaded content material. From September 1st, Slack is altering this to point out the final 90 days of messages and uploads, with no restrict on what number of messages have been despatched or the quantity of uploaded content material. “Nearly all of our lively free groups may have entry to extra of their message historical past with the brand new 90-day restrict in comparison with the earlier restrict,” explains Slack in a weblog put up. “Irrespective of how a lot your free staff makes use of Slack, you’ll all the time have entry to 90 days of historical past.”
Slack’s free customers will even get entry to the Clips function that lets customers ship audio, video, and screen-share messages in channels and DMs. Free groups will even now be capable to set a retention interval for his or her messages and recordsdata from September 1st.