Open Source Quack! Messenger Alternatives

Popular open source Alternatives to Quack! Messenger for Linux, Windows, Mac, Android, iPhone and more. Explore 25+ apps like Quack! Messenger, all suggested and ranked by the AlternativeTo user community.

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The list of alternatives was last updated: 8/15/2018 7:56:00 PM

Alternatives to Quack! Messenger for all platforms with Open Source License

  • Signal

    TextSecure and RedPhone have been merged to create Signal! Using Signal, you can communicate instantly while avoiding SMS fees, create groups so that you can chat in real time with all your friends at once, and share media or attachments all with complete privacy. The server never has access to any of your communication and never stores any of your data. * Say Anything - Send high-quality group, text, picture, and video messages, all without SMS and MMS fees.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux Android iPhone ... Android Tablet iPad Chrome

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  • Wire

    Wire is a secure and private messenger for phones, tablets and desktop. Crystal clear voice and video calls, private group chats, file sharing, audio and video messages - everything is end-to-end encrypted. Wire works on Android, iOS, Windows, MacOS, Linux and any modern web browser. Why Wire? - Everything on Wire is private and always end-to-end encrypted. - Voice and video calls offer best-in-class quality. - Fast and secure messenger with pics, sketches and GIFs.

    Free Personal $ $ $ Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web Android ... iPhone Android Tablet iPad

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  • Jitsi

    Jitsi (previously SIP Communicator) is an audio/video and chat communicator with full end-to-end encryption that supports protocols such as SIP, XMPP/Jabber, ICQ/AIM, Windows Live, Yahoo!, GTalk/Hangouts extensions, as well as OTR, ZRTP, etc. It can handle every firewall, and has many other useful features. Jitsi is completely open source / free software, and is freely available under the terms of the GNU Lesser General Public License.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web Android ... BSD

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  • Conversations

    Conversations is a privacy focused, open source XMPP Texting [Jabber] client for Android 4.0+ smart phones with wife-approved easy encryption [OTR, OMEMO, or GPG]. [Note] **You can download the compiled apk for free from F-Droid**: or - you can buy Conversations in the Google Play Store - if you are a software developer, you can check out the sources from GitHub and use [Gradle](https://alternativeto .

    Free Open Source Android Android Tablet

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  • Zulip

    Zulip is a group chat app. Its most distinctive characteristic is that messages are threaded by topic, helping you have long-running, organized conversations. Zulip's threading makes it easy for people not always on chat (like managers, remote team members, contractors, part-time workers, etc) to weigh in on questions and decisions, and for people in different timezones to effectively communicate.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web Android ... iPhone Android Tablet BSD Self-Hosted

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  • ChatSecure

    ChatSecure is a free and open source messaging app that features OTR encryption over XMPP. You can connect to your existing accounts on Facebook or Google, create new accounts on public XMPP servers(including via Tor), or even connect to your own server for extra security. Unlike other apps that keep you stuck in their walled garden, ChatSecure is fully interoperable with other clients that support OTR and XMPP, such as Adium, Jitsi, and more.

    Free Open Source iPhone iPad

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  • Empathy

    Empathy is a messaging program which supports text, voice, video chat, and file transfers over many different protocols. You can tell it about your accounts on all those services and do all your chatting within one application. Empathy uses Telepathy for protocol support and has a user interface based on Gossip. Empathy is the default chat client in current versions of GNOME, making it easier for other GNOME applications to integrate collaboration functionality using Telepathy.

    Free Open Source Linux BSD

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    • Discontinued Empathy is currently unmaintained. Last version, 3.25, released in August 2017, can be still downloaded from the official website.
  • Kontalk

    Kontalk is an open source replacement for WhatsApp. Server and client software are open and hosting your own server is possible but not required. All communication is encrypted.

    Free Open Source Android Self-Hosted

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  • Xabber

    Open source Jabber (XMPP) client with multi-account support, clean and simple interface. Being both free (as in freedom!) and ad-free, Xabber is designed to be the best Jabber client for Android .

    Free Open Source Android

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  • YakYak

    What does it do: * Send/receive chat messages * Create/change conversations (rename, add people) * Leave/delete conversation * Notifications * Toggle notifications on/off * Drag-drop, copy-paste or attach-button for image upload.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux Hangouts

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  • Instantbird

    Instantbird is an instant messaging client based on Mozilla XULRunner and the open source library libpurple created by the software developers of Pidgin . Over 250 add-ons allow user customization of, and addition of, features. Features Users can set their own user icon and display name.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    • Discontinued Site last updated 2013. Site security certificate expired April 2017.
  • Messenger for Desktop

    A simple & beautiful app for Facebook Messenger. Chat without distractions on any Operating System.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    • Bundleware Be careful during the installation:
  • Tkabber

    Tkabber is a Free and Open Source client for the Jabber instant messaging system. Its writen in Tcl/Tk, and works on many platforms (tested on Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD, Solaris, MacOS X and Windows 98/2000/XP).

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD

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  • Ayttm

    Ayttm is an instant messaging (aka chat) client that provides all-in-one chat functionality for several major instant messaging services from one simple program. Ayttm "Contacts" allow you to refer to several accounts of the same person from a single contact name, making it one of the cleanest and simplest clients to use.

    Free Open Source Windows Linux BSD

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  • VideoMeeting

    VideoMeeting is a free and open source video conference solution built to have video calls and chats using your web browser. It is deployed on top of It is a pure web application based on WebRTC that can provide communication features within your web browser without needing to install anything. Main features: Create or choose new room name or stay with the default identified with a link. Meet anyone , anywhere, anytime from any device.

    Free Open Source Web Chrome OS Self-Hosted

  • Kiax

    Small program mainly aimed to provide a simple user interface for making VoIP calls with Asterisk PBX (an open source VoIP PBX).

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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  • yaxim

    yaxim Feb 7th, 2013 yaxim (Yet Another XMPP Instant Messenger) is a Jabber/XMPP client with open source (GPLv2). Why pay for text messages if you …

    Free Open Source Android

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    SeaFour is the community's chat engine, powered by Node.js and It's a socket webchat supporting aesthetic username customization and stylized messages using a markup language similar to 'LISP', and supports a multitude of alternative clients. It uses a free-as-in-freedom license that enables users to modify the software to best fit their needs.

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  • SureSpot

    SureSpot is an open source encrypted messenger designed to make encrypted messaging simple and accessible to anyone.

    Free Open Source Android iPhone iPad

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    • Warning There is strong evidence that Surespot's integrity was violated by the US government:
  • QuteCom

    QuteCom is a community of enthusiasts and developers, creating free software products related to communication over IP. The flagship product of the QuteCom project is a softphone which allows you to make free PC to PC video and voice calls, and to integrate all your IM contacts in one place. Qutecom was started by the french VoIP provider Wengo as OpenWengo.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    • Discontinued The official website is no longer available. Last version, 2.2.1, released in May 2011, can be still downloaded from Wayback Machine.
  • is a well tuned hosted version of the free open-source It is free to chat publicly with your family, group or co-workers on your own group. There is no download required, as it is browser-based, although we also have an optional app for notifications. Anybody can write a plugin to the system in PHP or NodeJS, much like Wordpress.

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  • Tinode

    Open source instant messaging server and clients. Backend in pure Go (license GPL 3.0), client-side binding in Java for Android and Javascript (license Apache 2.0), persistent storage RethinkDB. JSON over websocket (long polling is also available). Tinode is meant as a replacement for XMPP. Overall it's a lot like open source WhatsApp or Telegram.

    Free Open Source Web Android Self-Hosted

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  • Zom

    Zom is a place where friends can be friends, and you can always speak your mind freely. Free & open-source with privacy features that help keep you connected, no matter where you are. Once connected on Zom, you can send free text and voice messages, share photos, stickers and more!

    Free Open Source Android iPhone

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  • GYachI

    GyachE Improved (GyachI) is a fork from Gyach Enhanced Yahoo! client for Linux operating systems. This Yahoo! client supports almost all of the features you would expect to find on the official Windows Yahoo! client: Voice chat, webcams, faders, 'nicknames', audibles, avatars, display images, and more. Yet, it remains very light-weight and memory-friendly. Bleedin' edge versions (for Ubuntu linux) can be obtained from here:

    Free Open Source Linux

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  • Gyach

    Gyach is a GTK+ based Yahoo! Chat client.

    Free Open Source Linux BSD

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    • Discontinued The project seems to be no longer developed. Last version, v0.9.8, released in July 2004, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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