Ryver has too many options displayed at the top of the screen wasting significant vertical real estate. Slack does a much better job at collapsing this to 1 line and requires much less scrolling to view actual content vs. ryver. This is particularly bad on the app and smaller screens. On my phone (which is no slouch at 5.2") I see roughly 25% less content in ryver vs. slack due to the wasted real estate at the top of the screen. The same goes for desktop. With laptop LCD manufacturers moving to wider screens the vertical real estate has taken a hit and is at a premium. This is why you see the major browsers removing all those needless options at the top of the screen and putting them in a menu bar to the right. Slack does a great job of collapsing menus and options onto a single line to free up vertical real estate. In ryver so much vertical real estate is wasted. For example, when viewing a forum, the name of the forum is on a line by itself (and in an excessively large font). The next line has chat, posts, files, guests, etc. which I suspect is rarely used wasting another line of real estate. To make things worse this is followed by at third line with search, refresh, etc. Could this all be condensed to a single line with a menu? And better yet using a not so huge font size. Would free up soooo much viewable vertical real estate.
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