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Top 12 Instant Messaging Options

Based on our collection of software reviews as well as verified products.
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  1. Telegram

    Telegram is a messaging app with a focus on speed and security. It’s superfast, simple and free.

  2. Signal

    Fast, simple & secure messaging. Privacy that fits in your pocket.

  3. Tox

    Send messages, files, create groups and make Tox to Tox audio and video calls. Securely.

  4. ChatSecure

    ChatSecure is a free and open source messaging app that features OTR encryption over XMPP.

  5. Ring

    Ring is a secure and distributed voice, video and chat communication platform that requires no...

  6. Riot.im

    Open source interoperable collaboration app.

  7. Off-the-Record Messaging

    Off-the-Record Messaging

  8. Pidgin

    Pidgin is an easy to use and free chat client used by millions. Connect to AIM, MSN, Yahoo, and more chat networks all at once.

  9. Threema

    A secure, end-to-end encrypted Swiss instant messenger with a focus on privacy.

  10. Wire

    Private & Secure Messenger

  11. WhatsApp Messenger

    WhatsApp Messenger: More than 1 billion people in over 180 countries use WhatsApp to stay in touch with friends and family, anytime and anywhere.

  12. Bitmessage

    Bitmessage Wiki