What's the alternative?

Top 12 Messaging Options

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

    Hangouts bring conversations to life with photos, emoji, and even group video calls for free. Connect with friends across computers, Android, and Apple devices.

  2. Telegram

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

  3. 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.

  4. Facebook Messenger

    Facebook Messenger is a faster way to message.

  5. Tox

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

  6. Jitsi

    Open-source video calling and chat platform.

  7. Viber

    Free and secure calls and messages to anyone, anywhere. Keep your conversations going no matter where you are.

  8. Wire

    Private & Secure Messenger

  9. Signal

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

  10. Trillian

    Trillian is a decentralized and federated instant messaging platform that lets your whole company send private and group messages, keep tabs on what co-workers are doing, share files, and much more.

  11. LINE

    LINE is a Japanese proprietary application for instant messaging on smartphones and PCs.

  12. Miranda IM

    Miranda IM is the smaller, faster, easier instant messenger with support for multiple protocols.