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Free FireChat Alternatives

The best free alternative to FireChat is Briar, which is also Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked six alternatives to FireChat and six of them is free so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting free alternatives to FireChat are Bridgefy, Berty, Talkie and ChatAround - Offline Chat.

FireChat alternatives are mainly Encrypted Chat Apps but may also be Group Chat Apps or Instant Messengers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of FireChat.
This page was last updated Jun 23, 2022
  • FreeProprietary
  • Android
  • iPhone
  • Android Tablet
  • iPad

Chat "off-the-grid" with people around you – even if there is no Internet connection or mobile phone coverage.

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  1. An open-source decentralized and encrypted messaging app even without internet connection via Wi-Fi and Bluetooth.

    Almost everyone thinks Briar is a great alternative to FireChat.
  2. Bridgefy

    • FreeProprietary
    • Android
    • iPhone

    Integrating Bridgefy allows mobile devices to communicate in a secure and efficient way across large distances, without having them depend on access to a Wi-Fi network or a data plan.

  3. Berty is a secure peer-to-peer messaging app that works with or without internet access, cellular data or trust in the network. Berty is a privacy-first messaging application built on top of the Berty Protocol.

  4. Talkie

    • FreeProprietary
    • Android

    With Talkie (ex. Wi-Fi Talkie) you can organize communication between devices at distances of Wi-Fi signal without using an Internet connection or a cellular network.

  5. ChatAround - Offline Chat

    • FreeProprietary
    • iPhone
    • iPad

    ChatAround allows users to chat offline - no internet connection needed. It uses Bluetooth / WiFi to create a local connection. There is no account registration needed.

  6. Qwasap

    • FreeProprietary
    • Online
    • Telegram

    A Telegram bot that lets you talk to people who are located anywhere in the world. Qwasap is a public, free and open local network for assistance and information exchange.

    Qwasap vs FireChat opinions
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    No offline or meshed network support

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