Top Free Employee Intranet Software

Check out our list of free Employee Intranet Software. Products featured on this list are the ones that offer a free trial version. As with most free versions, there are limitations, typically time or features.

If you'd like to see more products and to evaluate additional feature options, compare all Employee Intranet Software to ensure you get the right product.

Results: 37
(502)3.9 out of 5
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Connections delivers a collaborative platform that keeps your employees connected and engaged. Connections helps create a personalized, well-designed, digital office with role-based content and tools to keep your teams focused on achieving business goals and objectives. Connections offers a cohesive framework based on transparency, engagement, application interoperability and knowledge transfer. Connections focuses on how your employees actually work, not on tools and applications, and integrat

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The softwares, such as spss, is great for quantitative data analysis for empirical research. Read review
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Love the idea of a digital platoform to connect our staff. However, with how small we are paying for this product doesnt fit for us right now. Read review
(295)3.8 out of 5

Jive's interactive intranet and collaboration hub provides a gateway to everything employees need to get their jobs done. It's a single platform for company communications, team collaboration, employee engagement and onboarding, knowledge sharing, enterprise search and organizational analytics. It's accessible via browsers and a mobile intranet app, and integrates with external enterprise systems, bringing formerly fragmented information into a common collaborative environment and powering seaml

UT
The part I like best is it seems really secure. This is the most important part when having an application that can also be used on a mobile... Read review
UI
the ability to keep connected with other employees in my company as well as customers Read review
(133)4.7 out of 5
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Simpplr is today’s modern intranet software. Simpplr makes it possible for businesses to connect, align, and engage their entire workforce across the enterprise. Trusted by leading brands, including Workday, Fox, DocuSign, Eurostar, and Columbia University, our customers are achieving measurable productivity gains, increased employee engagement, and higher employee retention. Simpplr is headquartered in Redwood City, CA with offices in the UK and India, and is backed by Norwest Venture Partne

Jacqueline B.
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How easy it is to learn, and our professional it looks. Read review
Kevin D.
KD
Simpplr provides great value for the price we pay. It was easy to implement, easy to administer and easy to use. Read review
(176)4.5 out of 5
Entry Level Price:$0

Samepage facilitates communication, project management, running meetings, online collaboration and more by combining team chat, video conferencing, screen sharing, task management, file sharing, and real-time team document collaboration in a single cloud-based collaborative workspace.

CT
SamePage has allowed me to create portals for each of my clients. They have 24/7 access through the desktop and mobile app and can message me when... Read review
UC
Samepage is a well known collaboration software that brings together a large number of tools that allow you to create a document, share files,... Read review
(109)4.4 out of 5
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At Jostle we believe organizations should feel less complex. Employees should find it easy to plug in and do great work. So we designed an intranet that helps fix complexity instead of adding to it. Now work life is simpler. People can actually connect, align, and find information. Since 2009, we’ve helped over 850 organizations worldwide seriously unleash their potential and help their employees thrive. Measured across our customers, we achieve employee participation rates over 85%—that’s 5X in

Timothy H.
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The ability to interact with co-workers and management in a social-media like setting helps to boost overall employee morale and each cmployees... Read review
AR
Jostle is a fantastic intranet. Communication and employee engagement soared once it was implemented. It was so easy to post news stories and the... Read review
(129)4.6 out of 5
Entry Level Price:$3.40 Per User

Blink is the no. 1. employee engagement software: our mission is to improve the lives of frontline workers through technology and empower them by giving them a voice. Combining instant messaging, cloud storage, and powerful integrations, Blink is your shortcut for a happier and more productive workforce and for skyrocketing your employee engagement. It's time to upgrade your legacy intranet and ditch breakroom notice boards. Use our award-winning, all-in-one employee engagement software and app

IT
This is really a must for every employer with number of people I can talk about the pros of Blink for hours but to summarise the 3 best things... Read review
PM
We have our custom own web site with a ton of employee info and performance metrics. But we do not have a clean way to push this information to our... Read review
(1,553)4.0 out of 5
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Entry Level Price:$0 per person, per month

Workplace by Facebook is a collaboration platform designed to connect entire organizations. It offers familiar tools like groups, messaging and video calling. It helps anyone develop team projects, run meetings, share news and even collaborate securely with other companies. Our desktop and mobile apps give people from all kinds of organizations a place to share their voice. Our free Standard plan gives teams a suite of collaboration features. The Advanced plan offers the additional admin and int

UW
It is similar to Facebook messenger except that we can do group talk. Easy to install and use! It's a social platform made for business entirely! Read review
AI
I love the UI Design, group division and feed. Read review
(71)4.5 out of 5

Happeo is an all-in-one social and collaborative digital workplace, specifically designed for businesses that work with Google's G Suite. The platform brings together an intranet, collaboration features and social networking into one unified solution. Happeo helps in unlocking the value of a few enterprise priorities, such as employee engagement, internal communication structure as well as employee productivity. The platform is awarded for its user-friendliness, workplace integrations, and ea

Karla R.
KR
It was great how easy was the onboarding process to Happeo. Read review
AI
Ease of use for both creators and viewers Read review
(63)4.0 out of 5
Entry Level Price:$3 Per User

MangoApps offers digital workplace solutions that combine company intranet, employee collaboration, messaging, content collaboration, employee learning & 50+ built-in integrations for your business. With an intelligent employee platform at its core, MangoApps is purpose-built & serves organizations with 50-50,000 employees in a broad range of industries from retail, healthcare, manufacturing, not-for-profit, professional services, financial services, media, technology and public sector.

SL
Everything is simple accessible. easy to set up client and gathering structure. Utilizing work area application we have Live visit usefulness. Read review
MC
Allowed for better internal communication across multiple states and helped us build a new company culture of collaboration in multiple locations Read review
(62)4.6 out of 5
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Entry Level Price:$10 per user, per month

ThoughtFarmer is a leading provider of intranet software that brings people, teams, and ideas together. Used by organizations around the world, ThoughtFarmer is designed to streamline internal communication, facilitate knowledge management, and encourage collaboration across geographical distances. ThoughtFarmer excels at engaging distributed employees. Featuring integrations to critical business software such as Slack, Microsoft, and Google, ThoughtFarmer keeps your remote workforce connected

AW
Our customer support has been fantastic and I enjoy our regular check ins with Hollie Hodge. She stays on top of issues or questions we have and... Read review
JS
ThoughtFarmer is very user friendly. Employees do not encounter difficulties. In addition, the support is pretty great, the team responds very... Read review
(51)4.3 out of 5
Entry Level Price:$150 per month

Noodle Intranet is an enterprise software platform that enables companies to communicate and collaborate more efficiently than ever before. Companies often use very complicated, confusing, inefficient systems to collaborate. By consolidating many IT services within one secure site your company will be able to get more work done while saving time and money.

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The product is highly customizable to meet a multitude of needs at the business level to its users, a very important feature that provides this... Read review
Bernard K.
BK
Noodle is a system that we use for open communication. It is a forum-type system where users can implement or add new ideas for work projects or... Read review
(52)4.5 out of 5
Entry Level Price:Free

Whaller is a platform that allows users to create their own secure social and collaborative networks. It's ideal for companies, schools, teams, clubs, associations and individuals. - Share messages with all network members or in private - Upload and share files in the document box, a customizable file manager - Assign tasks and manage them on a collaborative Kanban board - Create events and display them in a team calendar - Import external feeds such as RSS and social posts - Display and orga

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The opprtunity to drive separately my parallel universes (family, business, non profit organization, local institution) Read review
Emily V.
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Whaller is much easier to use! It is easy to find important documentation, easy to organize work and meetings. The user interface is getting better... Read review
(48)3.9 out of 5
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5,000,000+ users. Intranet software that unifies teams and accelerates growth. Increase productivity. Unite employees. Improve culture. We know the process of implementing a new intranet can be daunting, so Axero makes it easy. 1) We Plan 2) We Build 3) You Thrive. Axero is trusted by some of the world's most thriving companies, 99% of which are still actively using the platform after 5 years. Contact us today for a free consultation. Most companies waste time, money and energy dealing with an

AW
The options. The possibilities. The customization options. The customers service. Read review
Chuck V.
CV
(1) The breadth of communication tools e.g. blogs, articles, wikis, formus, cases, download areas, events, calendars. Nobody has this type of... Read review
(39)3.8 out of 5

Honey is a simple and fun enterprise solution that allows for full and transparent communication throughout a decentralized workplace. Whether the conversation is top down or horizontal, Honey streamlines organizational messaging while bolstering internal engagement and team collaboration. Honey does this through key features including - - Content posting and a real time personalized feed - Integrated file and media sharing (via Dropbox, Box, OneDrive and Google Drive) - Conversations organize

UA
It saves me money. It finds coupons that work Read review
(50)4.7 out of 5
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Staffbase is an an end-to-end internal communications platform for planing, communicating, engaging, and measuring. We support leaders and communicators to unite everyone in their organization behind shared stories and make internal communications accessible anytime, anywhere, and from any device. With the Staffbase platform you can easily create, design, and publish your content all in one place—no code needed. Alert employees to updates that impact their work immediately via targeted push or

BG
The Staffbase newsfeed function is fantastic. You can schedule posts to be published and unpublished as well as use push notifications and email... Read review
AH
The Staffbase platform for adding content to your enterprise application is EXTREMELY easy to use. Adding content requires no prrior HTML... Read review
(57)4.8 out of 5
Entry Level Price:$4.00 PEPM

Training Amigo is now Woliba. With Woliba, organizations have a mobile-friendly wellness, engagement, recognition and rewards program with automated communication and real-time data and analytics... that goes BEYOND the typical work day. This is Work Life Balance. This is Woliba. We help organizations consolidate multiple systems that are usually soiled into ONE comprehensive platform. The results include reduced time and cost managing along with better employee experience. Connect with a Wol

Sofia G.
SG
The ability to track my health experiences, learn new and various topics, join challenges to try new things. I'm not sure if this is across the... Read review
(21)4.6 out of 5

Speakap provides branded communication platforms that enable companies to have structured dialogue with their frontline staff, to support and inform their deskless workers from anywhere at any time. The solution, available on both mobile and desktop, connects workforces and empowers employees to provide optimal customer experiences. From messaging and news items to private groups and events, Speakap provides businesses the opportunity to deliver relevant and timely content to their workforces

JB
Speakap is a perfect platform to create a huge commitment with your employees. We're used to use it as a platform to share news and interact with... Read review
(17)4.6 out of 5
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CentricMinds is a leading cloud-based Digital Workplace Solution used by small, medium, and large sized organizations. It’s proven to improve employee engagement and internal communication and enables employees to work from anywhere. The platform offers a native mobile app for iOS and Android devices. For over 15 years, CentricMinds has been providing superior Digital Workplace Solutions and our flagship Digital Experience Platform to over 500 organizations, including publicly listed companies,

Peter F.
PF
The product is flexible and easy to use, Centric's developers do all they can to understand our business needs with enhancements and customisation.... Read review
BT
CentricMinds is a simple to use and cost effective solution out of the box and includes functionality unexpected. It allow for customization... Read review
(15)4.5 out of 5

Intelligent intranet software offering a full suite of easy-to-use internal communication, productivity and social tools

AI
The ease of use for non-technical people is a great benefit of the system and administrating it is pretty quick and easy, allowing time to be more... Read review
(17)4.6 out of 5
Entry Level Price:$8 user/month

Twine is an intranet for the modern workplace. Bringing your people, content and ideas together in one place with apps such as a Knowledge Base, People Directory, Form Builder, Blogs, Groups and more. These play nicely with your existing systems too: sign-on using Okta and Active Directory, pull in files from Dropbox, Google and Box, and much more. It's all built on a modular basis, so you can pick and choose the features you need and start building your ideal digital workplace.

RR
I used this tool to share projects and collaborate with other team members and it worked fantastic for that purpose. Read review
Resa O.
RO
Twine has a ton of features that I have come to rely on but one of my favorite things about Twine is the customer service. The customer service... Read review
(85)4.3 out of 5
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Entry Level Price:$5 per user per month

eXo Platform is an all-in-one digital workplace solution that helps you connect, align and engage your teams around a single interface. You can use it to improve company and peer-to-peer communication, boost collaboration and manage company knowledge. To achieve this, eXo Platform offers a rich set of features such as enterprise social networking (people profiles, directory, activity streams, notifications, etc.), corporate or team spaces, document management, content publishing, wikis, calenda

Mahugu N.
MN
The platform is flexible, enterprise ready and has a killer document management module integrated. Read review
AT
eXo is great if you need free document collaboration with version control and access permissions along with integrated wiki and forum building... Read review
(11)4.4 out of 5

The Hub is a collaborative intranet solution used by leading brands like Nikon, Ralph Lauren and Legal & General, helping them boost employee engagement, easily share news and resources, and communicate more effectively within one secure digital workplace. Enjoy a company intranet whose features and branding are completely customisable around your organisation, so your employees truly feel like it's their intranet. We listen to your needs, tailoring functionality and training to suit your bu

UE
I liked the agility and flexibility of it. I also liked that the design was simple. Read review
UT
The software is quite easy to navigate. The video library helps with much of the startup and learning part of the software. Read review
(10)4.9 out of 5
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Entry Level Price:1.50 user/month

We give organisations a digital workplace to call home. At Claromentis, we've expanded the capabilities of traditional intranet software, empowering people to access information, communicate and collaborate with their coworkers, streamline business processes, learn new skills, manage projects, and integrate their third-party apps, all within a single space. Our digital workplace software is designed to connect teams to their work and each other, regardless of their location. So whether your tea

RT
Claromentis customer support has been very helpful! They provide clear and detailed instructions so that anyone who is an admin for the system can... Read review
(10)4.5 out of 5

Convo is a business collaboration tool for fast-moving teams to centrally share, organize, and archive information securely. Our real time messaging and smart notifications can help complete projects faster than ever. With Convo, ask your team a question, share a project update, preview files, or leave clear feedback from anywhere. Put your brainpower all in one place. Getting work done doesn’t have to wait until you’re back in the office. Prevent decision delays when you’re on the go with our

Syamir K.
SK
What great with Convo is it is easy to be used. It can mention other user using @mention, basically like a twitter but only for internal use. They... Read review
(10)4.1 out of 5
Entry Level Price:$10 per user month

HyperOffice Atlas is an end-to-end employee intranet platform which brings all the tools teams, partners and clients need to be productive and collaborative. Atlas allows organizations to create highly customized Intranet experiences which bring together design and dynamic collaborative information.

Myrin N.
MN
Core Collaboration by Hyper Office provides seamless integration of CMS, Project workflow and social connectivity within it's powerful suite of... Read review
(11)4.0 out of 5
Entry Level Price:$85/month Unlimited Users

Build an intranet quickly and easily with MyHub’s cloud-based solution. Whether you are looking for an intranet for small business or a corporate, we cater for all company sizes. MyHub is a low-cost solution that provides an out of the box intranet with a range of powerful business tools designed improve internal communications and employee engagement. Product features our customer love include the following: - Cloud Based – simple online registration, no software to download - Simple

AM
It is very easy to build and share with MyHub. Your process of opening the site. Configuration in a few steps. Inclusion of Google documents and... Read review
AM
The customer service was very helpful, initial phone call to go over the product, they were very responsive over email. They also extended my trial... Read review
(6)3.9 out of 5

Unily is the employee experience platform at the heart of your digital workplace that powers better work for everyone.

Tara C.
TC
We liked that the company offered a CMS product that was supposed to easily connect with Sharepoint and other Microsoft applications. Read review
Dr Syed H.
DH
The only software on which we can rely for instant messaging professionally. The interaction of this software is too good and there are no lags... Read review
(7)5.0 out of 5
Entry Level Price:from $250 per month

ALL YOUR PEOPLE MANAGEMENT NEEDS UNDER ONE ROOF. With StaffCircle you can build a high performing team no matter the location. Performance Management, Communications & Culture and HR software. Use all, or switch on only the modules that you want to work with your existing system. StaffCircle uniquely combines performance management and employee engagement into one cloud platform that measurably improves workplace culture, automates processes to deliver greater operational efficiency. Our

Adam W.
AW
The product is packed with features like the performance objectives dashboard, employee engagement pulse survey, feedback and automation. Yet what... Read review
AB
The platform is very easy to customise without the need for developer support. You can easily create bespoke solutions to meet your HR needs.... Read review
(1)3.0 out of 5
Entry Level Price:6$ user/month

Jamespot is the number one french cloud software for communication and collaboration needs of businesses of all sizes wether at the organizational level or at the teams level. 1. An interface to your own image 🎨 Graphic charter, name, logo, menu, wording... Jamespot is 100% configurable according to your needs so that you will feel at home. 2. Countless possibilities 🚀 Thanks to our 100 native and partners apps, Jamespot covers 100% of your collaborative needs. Our open API allows you to conne

UB
What I like best of Enterprise social network is that you can get help when you sign up and go through the basic Read review
(38)4.7 out of 5
Entry Level Price:€4 / month per user *

Talkspirit is an Enterprise Social Networking Platform for the Workplace ; providing a full range of features to connect, communicate and collaborate in one simple overview. All the features are located right were you’d expect them to be, and cover three essential areas: 1) Collaboration Provide a collaborative workspace through groups: organise projects, gather feedback, create events and share ideas, knowledge & documents. 2) Communication Provide instant communication through work ch

CK
TalkSpirit facilitates a successful communication where people talk and share ideas concerning the progress of the firm. The application is quite... Read review
ML
TalkSpirit is so easy tu use you do not need any guideline to start with. Being working within a Group that counts dozens of affiliates throughout... Read review

Top 10 Free Employee Intranet Software in 2021

  • HCL Connections
  • Jive
  • Simpplr
  • Samepage
  • Jostle

Learn More About Employee Intranet Software

What You Should Know About Employee Intranet Software

Employee intranet software provides organizations with a collaboration suite within a private, secure network. These tools can serve as the focal point of a company’s collaboration software stack, combining features like messaging, file sharing, user profile building, and task distribution all on one branded platform. Users are able to access the intranet using a single sign on (SSO) login, and those outside of the organization will not be able to use the platform unless given login credentials.

Key Benefits of Employee Intranet Software

  • Access company documents and media files
  • Create a hub for communication and collaboration
  • Push information company-wide
  • Integrate with outside software solutions to make them accessible from one interface

Why Use Employee Intranet Software?

Consolidation — Corporate intranets are stocked with features specifically determined by the business in question, allowing the software to be tailor-made for a given organization. This enables businesses to consolidate the features and functionality they would normally get out of multiple solutions and bundle them into a single platform. While the intranet may be expensive to build and maintain, in the long run, a company may save more money simply building one platform for their communication needs rather than buying multiple licenses for a handful of products.

Security — Given the amount of information handled within intranets, they will often require users to set up multi-factor authentication to access the portal. These tools are often more secure than other applications where users don’t need to provide extra credentials to prove their identity. Since users only have to remember one login to access all their communication channels, there is less risk that breach of security will occur because of a weakness in one application.

Communication — Many companies with social intranets will consolidate all their communication and collaboration channels into their intranet either natively or via integrations. Users become more responsive and engaged since they only have to check one portal for all their communication channels. It’s also easier on companies to disseminate information to their entire enterprise because they can rely on employees checking the intranet.

Productivity — Since intranets consolidate multiple functionalities into one product, employees spend less time switching between applications and communication channels. Some intranets can even bundle in native or integrated content management, allowing users to seamlessly communicate and share content all within one application.

Employee Engagement — Some intranets have strong employee engagement emphasis. These tools will offer additional features like employee feedback solicitation and employee recognition, allowing employees to respond to company changes via pulse surveys.

Who Uses Employee Intranet Software?

Employee intranets are a popular staple for large organizations who require a lot of custom functionality within a branded portal. While intranets can be used by any organization, they are particularly commonplace among certain kinds of institutions.

Education — Most universities will have their own intranet where both employees and students can access news, study class materials, and request paperwork. How the intranet will look, and the functions within it, are based on the type of membership the user has. Students will have access to a different set of features compared to professors and administrators.

Health Care — Health care providers require software tools that are HIPAA compliant and will often bundle all the communication functionality they require into one intranet for the sake of convenience. Employee intranets for health care providers will often offer a HIPAA compliant messaging software and clinical communication and collaboration software natively within one platform.

Nonprofit Organizations — Many nonprofit organizations require specific software functionality they otherwise cannot find in disparate software solutions. Instead, they choose to build all the features they need into an intranet portal for administrators, employees, and volunteers. While there are many nonprofit software solutions available, an intranet allows organizations to build in only the features they require and puts all that functionality in one place.

Employee Intranet Software Features

Employee intranet solutions can include, but are not limited to, the features listed below:

Internal Communications — Allows users to engage in 1:1 or group discussion via instant messaging or commenting.

Push Notifications — Platform allows administrators to push company-wide notifications or news.

Calendar — Provides or integrates with a calendar where companies can plan events. This can also include calendars for individuals.

Content Sharing — Platform provides a newsfeed where companies can share and discuss content.

Additional Employee Intranet Features

Pulse Surveys — Distribute short, customizable culture-focused surveys or polls to employees to measure the various factors of employee engagement, including job, environment, and pay satisfaction.

Peer Recognition — Send and receive recognition in the form of digital badges, awards, or messages to colleagues, employees, and managers. Recognition is displayed in real time in the platform on a live activity feed.

Potential Issues with Employee Intranet Software

Redundancy — While some employee intranets are built specifically for a particular company, many are sold as out-of-the-box solutions that don’t require a lot of setup. However, these products may provide features that are either not applicable to a company’s needs or are already provided by another software solution.

This is often the case with intranets that provide an internal communications component. Companies will often already employ a popular internal communications tool prior to implementation of an intranet, and unless the intranet can integrate with it, users are presented with redundant features. This can be confusing for employees, or an entire feature of the intranet will go ignored, reducing cost effectiveness.

Cost — Employee intranets are typically employed by very large organizations that need a singular space to allow communication and host their knowledge base. As a result, they can be very expensive, and midsized organizations may not have the capital to front the cost of an intranet, even if they’re in need of one.

While some products are specifically geared toward the mid-market, intranets still need to scale as an organization grows. The cost of development and maintenance of a social intranet together can scare potential companies away. Many businesses, instead, opt to employ a stack of communication tools that together can simulate an intranet.