• Skype icon

    Skype

    Skype is the most popular free voice-over IP and instant messaging service globally. It allows users to text, video and voice call...

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud Android iPhone ... Blackberry Windows RT Android Tablet BSD Windows Phone iPad Apple Watch Android Wear

  • Telegram icon

    Telegram

    Telegram is a messaging app with a focus on speed and security. It’s superfast, simple and free. It is like SMS, but more powerful....

    Free Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud Android iPhone ... Android Tablet iPad Apple Watch Android Wear

  • WhatsApp Messenger icon

    WhatsApp Messenger

    WhatsApp Messenger is a cross-platform mobile messaging app which allows you to exchange messages without having to pay for SMS....

    Free Mac Windows Web / Cloud Android iPhone S60 ... Blackberry Android Tablet Windows Phone iPad Blackberry 10 Android Wear Kindle Fire

  • Tox icon

    Tox

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

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Android iPhone Android Tablet ... BSD

  • Viber icon

    Viber

    Viber is a mobile application that lets you make free phone calls and send text messages to anyone who also has the application...

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux Android iPhone Blackberry ... Windows RT Android Tablet Windows Phone

  • Facebook Messenger icon

    Facebook Messenger

    Facebook Messenger is a faster way to message. Reach friends right on their phones, get and send messages fast, message everyone at...

    Free Windows Web / Cloud Android iPhone Blackberry Android Tablet ... iPad Apple Watch Android Wear

  • Linphone icon

    Linphone

    Linphone is an internet phone or Voice Over IP phone (VoIP). With Linphone you can communicate freely with people over the internet...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud Windows Mobile Android ... iPhone Blackberry Android Tablet BSD Windows Phone iPad Blackberry 10 Xfce

  • LINE icon

    LINE

    LINE is a Japanese proprietary application for instant messaging on smartphones and PCs. Line users exchange text messages, graphics...

    Freemium Mac Windows Web / Cloud Windows Mobile Android iPhone ... Android Tablet Windows Phone iPad

  • Path icon

    Path

    Path is a personal social network designed to help you be closer with family and friends. Now with Path 3, we’ve added private...

    Free Web / Cloud Android iPhone Android Tablet Windows Phone iPad ... Kindle Fire

  • ooVoo icon

    ooVoo

    Free high quality video chat and video conferencing from ooVoo. Talk live face-to-face with up to 6 people at once.

    Freemium Mac Windows Android iPhone Android Tablet Windows Phone ... iPad Kindle Fire

  • Conversations icon

    Conversations

    Conversations is a privacy focused, open source XMPP Texting [Jabber] client for Android 4.0+ smart phones with wife-approved easy...

    Open Source Android Android Tablet

  • Bleep icon

    Bleep

    Private instant messaging via secure, distributed technology. Download & Go Enjoy the benefits of having an account without...

    Free Mac Windows Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad

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  • Tango icon

    Tango

    Tango allows you to easily connect with friends & family or make new friends. Make video & voice calls, send text messages...

    Freemium Windows Android iPhone Android Tablet Windows Phone iPad

  • Voxeet icon

    Voxeet

    Free HD conference calls up to 8 participants. High definition voice, 3D immersive sound. Voxeet has created a new generation...

    Free Windows Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad

  • JumpChat icon

    JumpChat

    Jump into a video chat with your friends without the need for creating accounts. Chat using just a WebRTC supported browser or phone. ...

    Free Web / Cloud Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad

  • textPlus icon

    textPlus

    textPlus is the best way to send unlimited text messages from your android, iPhone, iPod, kindle, and windows devices with your...

    Freemium Android iPhone Android Tablet Windows Phone iPad Nokia Store ... Kindle Fire

  • Disa icon

    Disa

    Unified Messaging is awesome! Disa is your new messaging hub. Conversations from different services can seamlessly be joined together...

    Open Source Android Android Tablet Kindle Fire

  • mySMS icon

    mySMS

    mysms Messenger is a completely free messaging service that supports texting on your smartphone, computer and tablet. mysms works...

    Commercial Mac Windows Web / Cloud Android Chrome OS Windows RT ... Android Tablet Windows Phone iPad Chrome

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  • MXit icon

    MXit

    Mxit is a South African created mobile social network. It works on over 10000 different handsets and mobile devices, including tablets.

    Free Mac Windows Linux Windows Mobile Android iPhone ... Java Mobile S60 Blackberry Android Tablet Windows Phone iPad Adium Pidgin

  • Toky icon

    Toky

    Toky is an easy to setup phone support system for entrepreneurs and small business.

    Free Personal Mac Linux Web / Cloud Android Android Tablet Chrome

  • Line2 icon

    Line2

    Line2 is a VoIP phone service that lets you call & text from a separate phone number via WiFi or 3G/4G/LTE. $9.99/mo: Text &...

    Commercial Mac Windows Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad ... Apple Watch Kindle Fire

  • AVAILO icon

    AVAILO

    AVAILO is a business communication app for teams. One place for internal and external communications, open groups for your team...

    Freemium Mac Windows Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad

  • Camfrog icon

    Camfrog

    Free live webcam video chat room software for multiple desktop platforms including mobile platforms like iOS and Android. Make...

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux Android iPhone Android Tablet ... iPad Kindle Fire

  • Plus Messenger icon

    Plus Messenger

    Plus Messenger is an messaging app that uses Telegram 's API. Plus Messenger has all of Telegram's features plus themes....

    Free Android Android Tablet

  • Hubl.in icon

    Hubl.in

    Hublin is a free and open source videoconference software provided as a SaaS . It allows to create videoconference without effort and...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Android Android Tablet

  • Tribe Messaging icon

    Tribe Messaging

    Tribe is the easiest way to message. Just press and hold to record a message. Release to send. * No keyboard - Isn't typing one...

    Free Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad

  • Paltalk icon

    Paltalk

    Paltalk is an instant messaging service that enables users to communicate via internet chat, voice and video chat. It offers chat...

    Freemium Mac Windows Web / Cloud Android iPhone Android Tablet ... iPad Kindle Fire

  • Tinychat icon

    Tinychat

    Tinychat is easy and free video chat rooms for all. Browse through the free video chat rooms to meet friends or make your own chat...

    Free Web / Cloud Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad

  • Talkatone icon

    Talkatone

    Talkatone gives you free calls, text messages, real-time location sharing and picture sharing to Facebook and Google friends, or any...

    Freemium Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad

  • Vidyo icon

    Vidyo

    Vidyo is Videoconferencing software and service for both desktop and mobile.

    Commercial Mac Windows Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad

  • Jongla icon

    Jongla

    Forget SMS. Chat with friends for free! Easily share text, stickers, images, videos, voice messages and more with your friends. Try...

    Freemium Android iPhone Android Tablet Windows Phone iPad

  • WWChat icon

    WWChat

    Chat with people you know, or find new friends. Main Features: Share messages, photos, videos, sound/voice recordings and location. ...

    Free Android Android Tablet

  • Gaption icon

    Gaption

    Gaption is an online platform that allows users to receive rewards and royalties from their content and social networking activities.

    Freemium Web / Cloud Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad

  • Silent Phone icon

    Silent Phone

    Silent Phone – Secure Encrypted Video & Voice Mobile Phone Calls You now have the ability to have secure encrypted phone calls...

    Commercial Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad

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