AlternativeTo Logo

Online KakaoTalk Alternatives

KakaoTalk is not available as a web app but there are plenty of alternatives that runs in the browser with similar functionality. The best Online alternative is Telegram, which is free. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to KakaoTalk and many of them are available as a web app so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Online alternatives to KakaoTalk are Element, WhatsApp, Wire and Hangouts.

KakaoTalk alternatives are mainly Instant Messengers but may also be Group Chat Apps or Encrypted Chat Apps. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of KakaoTalk.
This page was last updated
KakaoTalk iconKakaoTalk
  30
  • FreemiumProprietary
  • Mac
  • Windows
  • Android
  • iPhone
  • Android Wear

KakaoTalk is a phone number based messenger service that allows users anywhere in the world to chat one-to-one or in a...

Learn more about KakaoTalk

  1. Telegram icon

    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 Desktop
  2. Element icon

    Element

    • FreemiumOpen Source
    • Mac
    • 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.

    Video calls for desktop and mobile


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

    Android (1)
  4. Wire icon

    Wire

    • Free PersonalOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Self-Hosted
    • F-Droid
    • 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.

    Screenshot
  5. 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!

    Screenshot


  6. Zulip is a group chat app in which messages are threaded by topic, helping you have long-running, organized conversations.

    Screenshot
  7. Facebook Messenger icon

    Facebook Messenger

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Blackberry
    • Windows S
    • Android Tablet
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad
    • Apple Watch
    • Android Wear

    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.

    Screenshot
  8. Trillian icon

    Trillian

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Blackberry
    • iPad

    Trillian is an instant messaging app that works on phones, tablets, and desktops while keeping your chats neatly synchronized between all of them! We think conversation should be easily shared between all of your devices, not trapped as text messages on your phone.

    Screenshot
  9. Xabber icon

    Xabber

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online
    • Android
    • F-Droid

    Open source Jabber (XMPP) client with multi-account support, clean and simple interface. Being both free (as in freedom!) and ad-free, Xabber is designed to be the best Jabber client for Android .

    Discontinued

    The project seems no longer developed since 2019. Last version, 2.6.6, released in October 2019, can be still downloaded from F-Droid, it's no longer available on Google Play Store

    Screenshot
  10. FluffyChat is an open, nonprofit and cute matrix messenger app for Ubuntu Touch, Android and iOS.

    Screenshot
Showing 10 of 27 alternatives