• 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 Chrome OS Windows RT Android Tablet BSD Windows Phone iPad Apple Watch Android Wear

    • They offer the same thing, but Hangouts offers better service
      Guest • Sep 2016 Disagree   Agree
  • 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 Windows Phone iPad Apple Watch Android Wear

    • Telegram is only text messenger. Hangouts includes voice and video calls.
      VaLeXaR12Jun 2016 Disagree   Agree
  • 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 Blackberry 10 Android Wear Kindle Fire

  • Jitsi icon

    Jitsi

    Jitsi (previously SIP Communicator) is an audio/video and chat communicator with full end-to-end encryption that supports protocols...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud Android BSD

  • Trillian icon

    Trillian

    Trillian is an instant messaging app that works on phones, tablets, and desktops while keeping your chats neatly synchronized between...

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud Android iPhone ... Blackberry iPad

  • 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 Android Tablet Windows Phone iPad 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 Android iPhone Blackberry ... Android Tablet Windows Phone iPad Apple Watch

  • Riot.im icon

    Riot.im

    Riot (formerly Vector) is an opensource interoperable app running on Web, iOS and Android. It is built around chat rooms, both public...

    Open Source Web / Cloud Android iPhone iPad Self-Hosted Chrome ... Safari Firefox

  • appear.in icon

    appear.in

    Video conversations with up to 8 people in your browser - no downloads, no login. Just name your channel and you are on. Works in all...

    Freemium Web / Cloud Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad

  • Yahoo! Messenger icon

    Yahoo! Messenger

    Stay in touch with your friends and family while sharing favorite photos using one of the most popular instant messaging applications

    Free Web / Cloud Android iPhone Blackberry

  • 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

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    Jappix

    Jappix is a fresh new open social platform which enables you to create your own cloud, wherever you want to. People must be able to...

    Open Source Web / Cloud Self-Hosted

  • Actor icon

    Actor

    Actor Messenger is an encrypted messaging created by a former developer of telegram.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud Android iPhone ... iPad

  • Zulip icon

    Zulip

    Powerful open source group chat. Features: Threaded group conversations Talk about multiple topics at once without getting lost...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud Android iPhone ... BSD Self-Hosted

  • Jitsi Meet icon

    Jitsi Meet

    Jitsi Meet is an OpenSource (MIT) WebRTC JavaScript application that uses Jitsi Videobridge to provide high quality, scalable video...

    Open Source Web / Cloud

  • Rabbit icon

    Rabbit

    Rabbit is about sharing your everyday. Watch your favorite shows with your friends, without being in the same room (or even the same...

    Free Personal Web / Cloud iPhone

  • Dasher Messenger icon

    Dasher Messenger

    Dasher lets you do more than just text message. It's messaging with benefits: · Connect with friends worldwide for free ...

    Free Web / Cloud Android iPhone

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  • 1click.io icon

    1click.io

    1CLICK.io is live chat application which allows you to Video, Voice and Text Chat while also Co-Browsing with visitors on your...

    Freemium Web / Cloud

  • 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

  • AIM icon

    AIM

    AOL Instant Messenger is an instant messaging and presence computer program which uses the proprietary OSCAR instant messaging...

    Freemium Mac Windows Web / Cloud Windows Mobile Android iPhone ... Blackberry Windows RT iPad

  • Actor Messenger icon

    Actor Messenger

    Modile-first open source self-hosted messaging platform that allows to easily create your own messaging app.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud Android iPhone ... Android Tablet iPad Self-Hosted

  • SeaFour.club icon

    SeaFour.club

    SeaFour.club is a socket webchat supporting aesthetic username customization and stylized messages using a markup language similar to...

    Open Source Linux Web / Cloud

    • They're both web-focused, unlike Skype, which asks you to use it's software to use it, even via the web client.
      User1304288May 2016 Disagree   Agree
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    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

  • Pinger icon

    Pinger

    Pinger lets you text and talk free with the people you care about most, anywhere on the planet. Tap a picture and you'll see all...

    Free Personal Mac Windows Web / Cloud Android iPhone

  • Talky icon

    Talky

    Talky makes our big world a little smaller. It’s truly simple video chat. No downloads, signup, or payment required. Group video...

    Free Web / Cloud iPhone iPad

  • Spotbros icon

    Spotbros

    Spotbros is an app where you can discover and share all types of content through public chat groups (Spots) or with your friends...

    Free Web / Cloud Android iPhone

  • Tpad icon

    Tpad

    Tpad is a free program that uses the latest VoIP / SIP technology to bring free and crystal clear voice quality communications to any...

    Free Windows Web / Cloud

  • Voxox CloudPhone icon

    Voxox CloudPhone

    Cloud Phone is a virtual pbx that enables small businesses to quickly, easily, and affordably set up a business phone solution without...

    Commercial Web / Cloud Android iPhone

  • Speek icon

    Speek

    At Speek we’re dedicated to bringing you super simple conference calling with no dial-ins, pins or downloads. Participants click the...

    Freemium Web / Cloud Android iPhone Windows Phone

  • Toky icon

    Toky

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

    Freemium Mac Linux Web / Cloud Android Android Tablet Chrome

  • Indoona icon

    Indoona

    Indoona is the first app to communicate and share your posts with the contacts in your phonebook Features: * FREE CALLS FOREVER:...

    Freemium Mac Windows Web / Cloud Android iPhone Windows Phone

  • 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

  • VMUX icon

    VMUX

    VMUX is a secure peer-to-peer text, audio and video chats in your browser. No plugins VMUX uses WebRTC, a state-of-the-art...

    Free Web / Cloud

  • Spreed icon

    Spreed

    Spreed is the worldwide unified web conferencing service offering integrated web and telephone conferencing. It is based on Flash...

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud