5 New Confluence Apps to Help You Stay on Track – Fourth Quarter 2018

January 18, 2019
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10 min

The number of Confluence apps on the Atlassian Marketplace has grown to almost 1,000. Moreover, every quarter you can find new solutions that can help you be more productive during your work. So instead of trying all of them, we have saved you some time by compiling our list of the most interesting free and paid Confluence apps of the fourth quarter of 2018.

Here are 5 new solutions for Confluence Server that are definitely worth installing:

You can check our previous blog posts featuring handy apps for Confluence released in the first, second and third quarters of 2018.

Annotations for Confluence

If multiple users are working on the same document, sometimes it can be hard to find the author of some piece of text or maybe even prove your authorship. The Annotations for Confluence app helps you easily get information about the author and creation date of any text fragment in one click.

All you need to do is to select the required word, sentence or paragraph and click the Annotate button.

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When you click this button, the app shows you the author, the date when he or she made the changes and the revision of the document. Moreover, you can quickly see the diff in-place or open the diff in a new tab.

This app provides you with a simple way of getting the detailed information about any piece of text of your Confluence pages. You can easily find people that created the content you like and let them know about it or ask them for more details.

Pricing: The Annotations for Confluence app is free to use.

Outdated for Confluence

Outdated for Confluence is a handy app that allows you to deal with the outdated information in Confluence helping you keep your content relevant. So how does it work? This app adds the Outdated button to the top of every Confluence page. You can mark the information on the page as outdated clicking this button. This way your colleagues can see how many teammates think that the content of the page needs some work.

When you want to work on the content, you can use the Outdated Review Table macro. It adds a review list to your page, providing you with all the required information about the progress of review. This macro also helps you keep track of multiple spaces in Confluence.

This app allows your team to work together and to quickly report the outdated content in Confluence. It also helps your space administrators to easily overview all the pages that need work and keep track of the review process.

Pricing: The pricing for Outdated for Confluence Server starts from $75 for 25 users and ends at $3,000 for the unlimited number of users.

Graphity – Diagram Editor for Confluence

Graphity – Diagram Editor for Confluence helps you build various types of diagrams including high-quality renderings of flowcharts, network graphs, UML class diagrams. Moreover, you can generate them directly inside Confluence using the rich editor of Graphity with no need to use any other external tools.

This app allows you to choose the appropriate layout depending on your use case creating mind maps or network graphs, and more. Graphity provides you with a bunch of features, like tables, swimlane layouts and links.

Now you can easily edit, export and share your diagrams using Confluence.

Pricing: The pricing for Graphity – Diagram Editor for Confluence Server starts from $250 for 25 users and ends at $15,000 for the unlimited number of users.

Task Manager for Confluence

Task Manager for Confluence is a useful solution that helps you view, create, edit and update you Jira tasks right in Confluence. This add-on supports custom and built-in fields and allows you to work with your current tasks without switching between Jira and Confluence. This way it helps you save your time and work more effectively.

Instead of jumping back and forth between Jira and Confluence you can now create tasks in Confluence.

This app provides your team with a controlled and simplified task management solution.

Pricing: The pricing for Task Manager for Confluence Server starts from $150 for 25 users and ends at $3,080 for the unlimited number of users.


SlideIt is a simple app that takes your presentations in Confluence to the next level. It helps you use your Confluence pages for online presentations. All you need to do is to put the required pictures on your Confluence page. Now you can easily slide between the pictures.

You can use CSS to customize your templates. This app allows you to use any Confluence macro, formatting styles and tables in your presentations.

Pricing: The pricing for SlideIt for Confluence Server starts from $190 for 25 users and ends at $3,540 for the unlimited number of users.

We have made this list considering user ratings, features and capabilities of these apps. You are more than welcome to try them for free and share your experience in comments below.