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FireRTC Alternatives

FireRTC is described as 'is the easiest way to call from your computer for free. It allows you to change your caller ID, and make 100 free calls within the United States, and unlimited toll-free numbers' and is an app. There are more than 100 alternatives to FireRTC for a variety of platforms, including Android, Windows, iPhone, Mac and iPad. The best alternative is Signal, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like FireRTC are Telegram, Element, Jitsi Desktop and Jitsi Meet.

FireRTC alternatives are mainly Group Chat Apps but may also be Video Calling Apps or Instant Messengers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of FireRTC.
This page was last updated Jan 29, 2021
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  1. Signal is a messaging app with an unexpected focus on privacy, combined with all the features expected from a modern IM app. Signal has received a lot of praise from all around the world for its security and privacy-respecting technologies.

    Signal vs FireRTC opinions
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    Signal is an SMS replacement, not a calling tool.

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  2. Telegram

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • HUAWEI AppGallery
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad
    • Apple Watch
    • Linux Mobile
    • Android Wear
    • PortableApps.com
    • FreeBSD

    Telegram is a messaging app created by former VK creators with a focus on speed and security. It’s superfast, simple and free. It is like SMS, but more powerful.

    Telegram vs FireRTC opinions
    This alternative is disputed. Telegram is still a legitimate alternative to FireRTC, but it might have issues that some users think are important.

    Telegram is a messaging app, not a phone call with phone number app.

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    Telegram is for messaging and video calls, it isn't for SIP related purposes at all. It's a great app but not for scambaiting

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  3. Element

    • FreemiumOpen Source
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    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Self-Hosted
    • Matrix.org
    • Cloudron

    Element is a secure collaboration and messaging app based on the Matrix protocol. It’s decentralised to deliver digital sovereignty, and based on an open standard for easy connections and interoperability. It is end-to-end encrypted by default.

  4. Jitsi Desktop (previously SIP Communicator) is a legacy audio/video and chat communicator with full encryption, precedessor of Jitsi Meet .

    Discontinued

    Jitsi Desktop is not actively developed anymore: last version, released in October 2017, can be still downloaded from GitHub. Its successor is Jitsi Meet

  5. Go ahead, video chat with the whole team. In fact, invite everyone you know. Jitsi Meet is a fully encrypted, 100% open source video conferencing solution that you can use all day, every day, for free — with no account needed.



  6. Skype

    • FreemiumProprietary
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    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Blackberry
    • Chrome OS
    • Windows S
    • Android Tablet
    • BSD
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad
    • Android Wear
    • PortableApps.com

    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.

    Skype vs FireRTC opinions
    This alternative is disputed. Skype is still a legitimate alternative to FireRTC, but it might have issues that some users think are important.

    skype isnt free if youre using it for a softphone

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  7. Matrix.org

    • FreeOpen Source
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    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Self-Hosted
    • WebRTC
    • Python
    • JavaScript
    • Go (Programming Language)
    • Cloudron
    • Java
    • Perl

    Matrix defines a set of open APIs for decentralised communication, suitable for securely publishing, persisting and subscribing to data over a global open federation of servers with no single point of control.

  8. Slack

    • FreemiumProprietary
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    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Chrome OS
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Electron / Atom Shell
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)

    Slack is a unified communication platform built with an optimized workflow to keep modern teams focused and productive. A familiar chat interface facilitates discussions while advanced features are easily exposed based on context.

    Slack vs FireRTC opinions
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    Nothing similar with FireRTC

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  9. With the rise of widespread government monitoring programs, Tox is an easy to use application that allows you to connect with friends and loved ones without anyone else listening in.

  10. WhatsApp is an iPhone and Android messaging app which allows you to exchange messages without having to pay for SMS.

    WhatsApp vs FireRTC opinions
    This alternative is disputed. WhatsApp is still a legitimate alternative to FireRTC, but it might have issues that some users think are important.

    Can not make normal unencrypted calls like you can on FireRTC. Makes it useless for "scambaiting".

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