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    Self-Hosted Hangouts Alternatives

    Hangouts 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 Hangouts 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 Hangouts are Jitsi Meet, Matrix.org, Wire and Zulip.

    Hangouts is mainly a Group Chat App but alternatives to it may also be Instant Messengers or Video Calling Apps. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Hangouts.
    This page was last updated May 23, 2022
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    Hangouts is a messaging app that lets you send and receive messages, photos and more, and even start free video and voice...
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      Fully open source instant messaging server and clients. No proprietary components or non-free dependencies. Backend in pure Go (GPL 3.0), with a command-line administration tool in python + gRPC. Clients for Android, iPhone, and Web - ReactJS (all licensed under Apache 2.0).
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      SimpleX - the most private and secure chat and applications platform - now with double ratchet E2E encryption!


    1. 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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      Apple’s messaging network has gained a lot of popularity in recent years, though it has long been locked down to their platforms. But now, AirMessage makes it easy to send and receive messages to your friends and family through group chats, images, videos and audio messages!
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      A free group video chat for the web. No signups. no downloads.


    2. ARKNet is an IT startup that creates a decentralized and secure platform for business. Corporate messenger, calls, and fast and secure file transfer are already available.
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      📆 Add tl;dv to any meeting from any provider 🎥 Capture meeting moments on the fly --> Save everyone's time --> Keep colleagues up to date.
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      Online video conferencing & screen sharing software. Video calling for your team, 24/7.
    3. 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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      We are your free, non-limited HD call and webinar center. From a simple click to start meetings, to just saying hi, OnTrack is just what you need. We are 100% free and open source.

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