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Honk Alternatives

Honk is described as 'is the new way to chat with your friends in real-time, with messages shown live as you type!' and is an app in the social & communications category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Honk for a variety of platforms, including Android, iPhone, Windows, Mac and Online / Web-based. The best alternative is Telegram, which is free. Other great apps like Honk are Signal, Skype, WhatsApp and Viber.

Honk alternatives are mainly Instant Messengers but may also be Group Chat Apps or Video Calling Apps. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Honk.
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  1. Telegram icon

    Telegram

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

    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.

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    1.  LightweightTelegram consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    2.  Ad-freeTelegram doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    3.  End-to-End EncryptionTelegram has E2E Encryption, for entire or parts of the app.
    4.  Privacy focusedTelegram is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    5.  Dark ModeTelegram supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    6.  VoiP CallsTelegram allows you to make voice calls over Internet using the Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP).
    7.  PortableTelegram can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    8.  Works OfflineTelegram can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    9.  Multiple Account supportTelegram support multiple accounts without the need to logout and login
    Telegram Desktop
    Telegram iOS #1
  2. Signal icon

    Signal

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    200 alternatives to Signal 

    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.

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    1.  End-to-End EncryptionSignal has E2E Encryption, for entire or parts of the app.
    2.  Privacy focusedSignal is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    3.  Ad-freeSignal doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    4.  Self Destructing MessagesSignal supports the use of private messages that will be auto deleted according to a specified time or action.
    5.  VoiP CallsSignal allows you to make voice calls over Internet using the Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP).
    6.  Dark ModeSignal supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    7.  Works OfflineSignal can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    8.  No TrackingSignal will not track you or use your personal data.
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  3. Skype icon

    Skype

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Blackberry
    • Chrome OS
    • Windows S
    • Android Tablet
    • BSD
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad
    • Android Wear
    • PortableApps.com
    314 alternatives to Skype 

    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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    1.  Screen SharingYou can use Skype to share your screen with your colleages or friends.
    2.  VoiP CallsSkype allows you to make voice calls over Internet using the Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP).
    3.  LightweightSkype consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    4.  IFTTT IntegrationYou can connect different services to automatically trigger actions within Skype using IFTTT.
    5.  Live Captions TranslationSkype can add captions to a video call, audio messages or multimedia file and translate them in real time.
    Main window on MS Windows
    Call on Windows
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    WhatsApp

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Wear
    249 alternatives to WhatsApp 

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

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    1.  End-to-End EncryptionWhatsApp has E2E Encryption, for entire or parts of the app.
    2.  Dark ModeWhatsApp supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    3.  Two-factor AuthenticationWhatsApp supports two-factor authentication (2FA).
    4.  Support for @mentionsWhatsApp supports the use of mentions through @ to a particular user, who will be notified personally.
    5.  VoiP CallsWhatsApp allows you to make voice calls over Internet using the Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP).
    6.  Expiring StoriesYou can create, view, interact and share temporary stories in WhatsApp.
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    Android (2)
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    Viber

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Windows S
    • Android Tablet
    • HUAWEI AppGallery
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad
    • Blackberry 10
    • Apple Watch
    170 alternatives to Viber 

    With Viber, everyone in the world can connect. Freely. More than 460 million Viber users text, make HD-quality phone and video calls, and send photo and video messages worldwide over WiFi or 3G - for free.

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    1.  Desktop SharingViber enables you to share your screen with other people in the same office or working remotely.
    2.  VoiP CallsViber allows you to make voice calls over Internet using the Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP).
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    Facebook Messenger

    • Windows
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Blackberry
    • Windows S
    • Android Tablet
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad
    • Apple Watch
    • Android Wear
    195 alternatives to Facebook Messenger 

    Facebook Messenger is a faster way to message. Reach friends right on their phones, get and send messages fast, message everyone at once and more.

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    1.  VoiP CallsFacebook Messenger allows you to make voice calls over Internet using the Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP).
    2.  Face FilterFacebook Messenger uses augmented reality to overlay visual effects/elements on a live video or image.
    3.  Expiring StoriesYou can create, view, interact and share temporary stories in Facebook Messenger.
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  7. Molly icon

    Molly

    • Android
    • F-Droid
    178 alternatives to Molly 

    Molly is an independent Signal fork for Android.

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    TeleGuard

    • Windows
    • Android
    • iPhone
    160 alternatives to TeleGuard 

    TeleGuard is the data-secure messenger from Swisscows. TeleGuard encrypts every message and all telephone calls with encryption algorithm currently available: SALSA 20. TeleGuard servers are located in Switzerland, they are not subject to the data protection laws of the EU /...

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    1.  End-to-End EncryptionTeleGuard has E2E Encryption, for entire or parts of the app.
    2.  Privacy focusedTeleGuard is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    3.  VoiP CallsTeleGuard allows you to make voice calls over Internet using the Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP).
    4.  Ad-freeTeleGuard doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
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    Hype by Opera

    • Android
    • Opera Mini
    230 alternatives to Hype by Opera 

    Hype is a chat service built into the Opera Mini browser, so you can chat, share, and browse in one app. And when you find something online worth sharing, Hype makes it easy to do so with WebSnap.

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    1.  End-to-End EncryptionHype by Opera has E2E Encryption, for entire or parts of the app.
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  10. NYNJA icon

    NYNJA

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    231 alternatives to NYNJA 

    all-in-one Communication and Collaboration Platform. The NYNJA platform combines the benefits of instant chat, video conferencing, screen sharing, file sharing, asset management collaboration, and much more, in one fast, easy and reliable platform.

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    1.  Real time collaborationMultiple users can work together in NYNJA simultaneously.
    2.  Screen SharingYou can use NYNJA to share your screen with your colleages or friends.
    Screen Sharing
    Group Conversations
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