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. Facebook Messenger

    Facebook Messenger is a faster way to message.

  4. 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.

  5. Viber

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

  6. Jitsi

    Open-source video calling and chat platform.

  7. Tox

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

  8. 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.

  9. Wire

    Private & Secure Messenger

  10. Signal

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

  11. Miranda IM

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

  12. LINE

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