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Self-Hosted Discord Alternatives

Discord is not available as a self-hosted solution but there are plenty of alternatives for power users and business that want to host a solution on-premise. The best Self-Hosted alternative is Element, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to Discord and many of them are available as a self-hosted solution so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Self-Hosted alternatives to Discord are Mumble, Matrix.org, Wire and Mattermost.

Discord alternatives are mainly Group Chat Apps but may also be Video Calling Apps or Encrypted Chat Apps. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Discord.
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  1. The free and open-source Crust Messaging is a secure, high performance,Slack alternative that allows your teams to collaborate more efficiently, as well as communicate safely with other organisations or customers.

    ⚫︎ Support for MarkDownCrust Enterprise Messaging supports MarkDown for document formatting.
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    Crust Messaging with the Jitsi video bridge open
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    dirc

    • FreeOpen Source
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    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Chrome OS
    • Self-Hosted

    Dirc is a peer-to-peer web application which uses WebRTC to set up connections between chat participants without requiring a back-end server. The static files can be self-hosted. Other features:

    ⚫︎ No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in dirc without registration.
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  3. Conduit Chat Server icon

    Conduit Chat Server

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted
    • Raspberry Pi

    Conduit is a simple, fast and reliable chat server powered by Matrix. Conduit is an alternative to Synapse and tries to be lightweight and easy to install, but it is still in development.

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    Mirotalk

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted

    Powered by WebRTC, Real-time video call, chat room and screen sharing entirely browser based.

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  5. DogeHouse icon

    DogeHouse

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted

    DogeHouse is taking voice conversations to the moon .

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    Discontinued

    The maintainer of the project is “done with DogeHouse”. See video https://youtu.be/I8PkQgPiSq8

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    WorkLand

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted

    WorkLand is a metaverse for tech teams. Team members can gather in WorkLand, manage projects, track tasks and get work done. WorkLand also features a break room.

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  7. Kontxt icon

    Kontxt

    • Free PersonalProprietary
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted
    • Google Chrome
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)
    • Wordpress

    Kontxt is an inline communication and engagement tool that adds live collaboration and interactivity to digital content. Enterprise productivity. Remote education. Site owner revenue. Personal social news aggregation, rating, sharing, and discussion.

    ⚫︎ Real time collaborationMultiple users can work together in Kontxt simultaneously.
    ⚫︎ PDF annotationKontxt support PDF Annotation for highlighting, notes etc
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    TeaSpeak

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Self-Hosted

    TeaSpeak is a free to use client and server software for VoIP communication. It is the ideal deal software for everyone who is annoyed about limits and restrictions.

    ⚫︎ Privacy focusedTeaSpeak is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
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    Zangi Business Solutions

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    • Android Tablet
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    • Self-Hosted
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)

    Zangi for Business is a dedicated and secure communication platform for companies and communities to communicate securely and fast. Users are given the flexibility to add additional features and security algorithms to make it their own.

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    TrueConf

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    • Apple Watch

    TrueConf Server is used by 5000 companies around the world connecting thousands of workplaces and conference rooms. The server is specially designed to work in your corporate network. Deploying TrueConf Server takes only 15 minutes!

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