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Open Source Intercom Alternatives

The best open source alternative to Intercom is Chatwoot. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to Intercom and ten of them is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to Intercom are erxes, Mibew, Chaskiq and Papercups.

Intercom alternatives are mainly Customer Support Tools but may also be Help Desk Apps or Email Marketing Services. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Intercom.
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  1. Open source alternative to Intercom, Zendesk, Drift.com, Crisp, etc.

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    Chatwoot vs Intercom opinions
    Almost everyone thinks Chatwoot is a great alternative to Intercom.

    Clean user interface and the code is open source

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  2. In a world where everything is shifting, especially the way we communicate, businesses need to keep up. But it doesn’t have to be so hard. Or expensive. erxes offers an all-in-one growth marketing platform for teams and individuals to take care of their customers.

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    Mibew

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted

    Mibew Messenger (also known as Open Web Messenger) is an open-source live support application written in PHP and MySQL. It enables one-on-one chat assistance in real-time directly from your website.

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  4. Chaskiq is a 100% open source conversational marketing platform build as an alternative for Intercom, Drift, and others, currently under active development.

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    Chaskiq enable many of the features that intercom service has, segments, mailings, product tours, help center among others

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    Papercups

    • FreemiumOpen Source
    • Self-Hosted
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)

    Papercups is an open source live customer chat web app.

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    Tiledesk

    • FreemiumOpen Source
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Self-Hosted
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)

    Open source alternative to Intercom, Zendesk, Drift, etc. Tiledesk is a free and open source Live Chat platform with built-in Chatbots. Build your own customer support with a multi-channel platform for Web, Android and iOS.

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    More functionality, cheaper, more user friendly

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    Gutama

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Self-Hosted

    Gutuma was born out of the need for free mailing list / newsletter software that is geared, not towards mass-marketing companies and spammers, but web developers who need a system that can be easily integrated with an existing web site.

    Discontinued

    Last stable release is from 2008

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    PyLiveResponse

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online

    PyLiveResponse is a Desktop application designer to work with Kayako LiveResponse. Until now this was only possible using the windows only Live Response client. pyliveresponse works on Linux, Mac OS X and Windows.

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    LiveChat Starter Kit

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Online

    LCSK (LiveChat Starter Kit) is a free, open source LiveChat / LiveHelp application allowing you to offer live support to your website visitors.

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  10. HelpCenter Live

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online

    Help Center Live is an open-source, community driven live chat & support system. You may easily provide live support on your website just like large companies do with very little work.

    Discontinued

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