Firefly Alternatives

    Firefly is described as 'softphone is the easiest way to try Freshtel's great service from the comfort of your PC' and is an app in the Social & Communications category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Firefly for a variety of platforms, including Android, Online / Web-based, iPhone, Windows and Android Tablet. The best alternative is Jitsi, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Firefly are Skype (Freemium), Wire (Free Personal, Open Source), Hangouts (Free) and Zulip (Free Personal, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jul 1, 2020

    1. Jitsi (previously SIP Communicator) is an audio/video and chat communicator with full encryption that supports protocols such as SIP, XMPP/Jabber, ICQ/AIM, Windows Live, Yahoo!, GTalk/Hangouts extensions, as well as OTR, ZRTP, etc.
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Online
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Blackberry
      • Chrome OS
      • Windows S
      • Android Tablet
      • BSD
      • Windows Phone
      • iPad
      • Android Wear
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      Skype is the most popular free voice-over IP and instant messaging service globally. It allows users to text, video and voice call over the internet. Users can also call landlines and mobiles at competitive rates using Skype credit, premium accounts and subscriptions.
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      • Free PersonalOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Online
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Android Tablet
      • iPad
      • Self-Hosted
      • Software as a Service (SaaS)
      Wire is the most secure collaboration platform featuring messenger, voice, video, conference calls, file-sharing, and external collaboration –all protected by the most secure end-to-end-encryption. Why Wire?
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    2. Hangouts is a messaging app that lets you send and receive messages, photos and more, and even start free video and voice calls – one to one or with a group!
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    3. Zulip is a group chat app in which messages are threaded by topic, helping you have long-running, organized conversations.
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    4. 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 modern browsers, even mobile.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Hangouts
      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.
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    5. aTalk is an XMPP client that supports the following features: * Instant messaging in plain text and End-to-End encryption with OMEMO or OTR * OMEMO encryption is available during multi-user group chat session, giving users maximum privacy and security * Supports both voice...
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    6. Nertivia is an chat client that allows you to chat to anyone across the world. There are a lot of features that don't require you to pay at all such as, gif profile pictures, free custom emojis and more coming soon!
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    7. Zoiper IAX & SIP multilanguage and multiplatform (Windows, Linux and Mac OS X) softphone is a VoIP soft client, meant to work with any IP-based communications systems and infrastructure.
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